Uluwatu Sunset Tour is a half day tour package in Bali to visit Uluwatu temple and also to watch the Fire and Kecak dance performance while viewing a beautiful sunset in Uluwatu Bali.
Uluwatu Temple Tour is one of the best Bali half day tours itinerary for those who want to explore the South of Bali and experience an amazing sundown from a point that is located on the cliff facing to the Indian Ocean which is a perfect spot to watch the sunset in Bali island.
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We are from Bali Tourify offer you the Uluwatu temple Kecak dance tour with a half day Bali driver hire (5 hours to 6 hours) that will be ready to take you to discover the nice places around Uluwatu Bali.
|Tour Package||Uluwatu Sunset Tour|
|Tour Duration||5 - 6 hours (Half Day Tours)|
|Tour Price||IDR 400,000 /vehicle|
|Vehicle Capacity||6 persons|
|Pick Up Time||1.30 - 2.00 PM|
|Pick Up Location Covered||Seminyak, Canggu, Legian,
Sanur, Denpasar, Ubud,
Nusa Dua, Jimbaran, Kuta,
Benoa Harbor, Airport.
Please contact us for pick-up in other places in Bali.
|Price NOT Included||
|The tour is private (NOT a sharing tour)|
|The price listed is per vehicle (NOT per person)|
|The booking requires to be made at least 1 day earlier|
The itinerary of Uluwatu Sunset Tour - Half Day Bali Uluwatu Temple Tour Package and Watch The Fire & Kecak Dance Show
Below is the Bali Uluwatu Tour Itinerary in a half day to explore Uluwatu Temple and also to enjoy the spectacular Balinese Kecak & Fire dance performance with a beautiful sundown in the background.
Please noted that the Uluwatu sunset tour itinerary is flexible and adjustable, you can easily change the itinerary but stay in accordance with the time that has been provided.
1. GWK - Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park
The first place to visit in the half-day Uluwatu tour itinerary is Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park (GWK) which is located in Bukit Ungasan, Badung Regency, South of Bali, approximately 11 KM or 20 minutes drive from Uluwatu Temple.
Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park is an approximately 60 ha field of a cultural park set in Ungasan, South of Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali. It is designed by I Nyoman Nuarta, a reputable Indonesian sculptor born in Bali island.
GWK Cultural Park features a superb Indonesian historical heritage for long periods to feature the new monumental Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue as the Indonesian symbol of culture, the primary artistic masterpiece on the island of Bali.
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Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue is the icon of The Lord Vishnu ride-on the huge Garuda (the king of birds) as his trustworthy partner. The statue is made to be one of the world’s biggest and highest monumental statue. The overall height of the statue is 120m, includes 24 parts and constructed with 754 components made from copper and brass covered patina resistant.
2. Uluwatu Temple
The second destination to go is Uluwatu Temple (in Balinese: Pura Luhur Uluwatu) that is situated in Pecatu, South of Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia.
Uluwatu Temple is built at the edge (in Balinese: ulu) of a 70-meter huge cliff or rock (in Balinese: watu) jutted into the sea facing to the Indian Ocean which makes it a perfect place to see the sunset in Bali island.
This sea temple is considered to be one of Sad Kahyangan Temples (Bali's 6 primary temples) which is devoted to God in his manifestation as The Lord Rudra who controlling the Southwest direction of the world.
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Although a smaller temple was stated to have persisted earlier, the design was considerably applied by a Javanese holy monk, Mpu Kuturan in the 11th Century.
Another holy priest from East Java, Dang Hyang Nirartha is attributed for building the Padmasana shrines which is said that he accomplished Moksha in this place.
3. Fire & Kecak Dance Performance
The next thing to do in Uluwatu sunset tour schedule is to watch the Kecak & Fire Dance performance which is located close to Uluwatu Temple.
The Fire & Kecak Dance show is set on the open stage and it starts just before sunset time or in a several minutes before 6.00 PM of Bali time.
Kecak dance (in Indonesian: Tari Kecak) is a form of Balinese dance & music drama which was established in the 1930s. Since its development, it is often performed mainly by adult men, the beginning women's Kecak grouping commencing in 2006.
The story in the Kecak Dance is implemented from the ancient Hindu epic Ramayana, an epic from ancient India which narrates the struggle of the blissful prince Rama to save his wife Sita from the demon king Ravana. The rescue was led by Prince Rama (Shita's husband), Prince Laksmana, Hanuman, and the monkey army.
Kecak dance is also identified as the Ramayana Monkey Chant, played by a circular group of around a hundred performers dressed in a checked black & white cloth around their waists, each other chanted "chak" and moving their hands, fingers, and arms, demonstrates a war from the Ramayana.
Trance ritual is commonly provided in the Kecak dance throughout particular stages. Such as within the act of the burning of Hanuman that is followed by the fire kicking often called the Fire dance is associated with a trance state by the dancer of Hanuman in which he is blessed by the priest before the action. During the phase of trance, the dancers do not experience any suffering from the flames.
4. Jimbaran Seafood Dinner (optional)
The last place to visit in the half-day Uluwatu tour itinerary is Jimbaran Beach for having seafood dinner.
This is optional, it means we can take you to Jimbaran Bay for having dinner if you wish to or we can go back to your hotel.
Jimbaran Bay Seafood cafe lies along Jimbaran Bay coast, it is a group of the restaurants (around 30 cafes) in Jimbaran Beach Kuta, Bali, it is also often called as Kedonganan Beach, the dinner is set up in the open air perfectly on the sandy beach right in the front line of the ripples of the waves while enjoying the lovely romantic evening.
The restaurant offers seafood with many kinds of fresh fish to choose such as Snapper, Lobster, Sea Prawn, Crab, Squid/ Calamari, Fish & Chips, etc.
F.A.Q About The Uluwatu Temple Tour - Half Day Bali Uluwatu Sunset Tour Package with The Fire and Kecak Dance Performance
Below are the frequently asked questions regarding the Half-day Bali Uluwatu Tour Itinerary. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding this trip.
What's included in the half-day Uluwatu Sunset Tour package?
It includes an air-conditioned vehicle and fuel, a driver who speaks English, parking fees, and toll fee.
What is NOT included in the private Uluwatu Temple Tour?
It does NOT include dinner, entrance fees for visiting tourist attractions, entrance tickets for watching the Kecak dance performance.
Is the price listed in The Uluwatu Sunset Tour for per person or per vehicle?
The price listed in the half day Uluwatu Temple Sunset Tour package is per vehicle (NOT per person), our vehicle capacity is maximum 6 persons. If you book the half day Uluwatu Temple Sunset Tour for 1 person or maybe 6 persons then the price would be the same (IDR 400,000).
What to bring on the Bali Uluwatu Tour?
You can wear a simple casual outfit, bring a bottle of mineral water with you to stay away from dehydration (the island of Bali offers high humidity), sun-screen to protect against skin burns (Bali is hot), cash money (for lunch/dinner, entrance tickets or shopping), sunglasses, smartphone/camera, medicine (if in treatment).
How much is the entrance fee to visit Uluwatu Temple?
The Uluwatu Bali entrance fee is IDR 30,000 /person and IDR 15,000 for children (valid for 2018, the entrance fee may change without any prior notice).
How much is the ticket price to watch the Fire & Kecak Dance performance?
The ticket price of the Kecak & Fire Dance show is IDR 100,000 /person and IDR 50,000 for children under 10 years old (valid for 2018, the entrance fee may change without any prior notice). We have to be in the location at least at 5.00 PM because usually the Kecak Dance tickets will be sold out in several minutes after 5.00 pm.
How much is the entrance fee to visit Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park?
The entrance fee of Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park (GWK) is IDR 125,000 /person (valid for 2018, the entrance fee may change without any prior notice)
What is the dress code to enter the area of Uluwatu Temple?
Uluwatu Temple is a sacred place for Balinese, all the visitors and tourists are required to wear a sarong and sash to maintain the sanctity of the temple area. The sarong and sash are free to use (it's included in the entrance fee).
What's the opening hours of Uluwatu Temple?
The opening hour is normally from 8.00 AM to 7.00 PM (after the Kecak dance) every day.
I have been told that the monkeys in Uluwatu Temple are cheeky, stealing tourist's belongings, is it real?
The monkeys in Uluwatu temple live in the wild, they're always looking for food around the temple's location. All visitors are advised to keep on their belongings safe such as the sunglasses, glasses, hat, cellphones, camera, handbag, etc, so as not to be taken away by monkeys.
Additionally, it is recommended to not carry snacks.
What time is the sunset in Uluwatu Temple Bali?
The sunset time or the best time to see the sunset in Uluwatu Bali is before 6.00 PM. The below links might be useful for you:
Sunset Time in Uluwatu
Weather in Uluwatu
Will the driver wait for me if I want to have a seafood dinner in Jimbaran Bay?
Yes, for sure. We will pick you up in your hotel for this Uluwatu day trip and we will take you back to your hotel after finish the trip unless you want to drop somewhere on the way back to the hotel by your own request.
How much the cost of having seafood dinner in Jimbaran Bay?
There are many menu packages that you can choose according to your budget, make sure to take a look at the tax and service before you order a food.
How do I book for the half day Uluwatu Tour?
You can easily fill your details in our booking page to book this Half-day Uluwatu sunset tour. All tours that are available on our website have the ID, make sure to mention the ID when you book a day trip from us (The ID for Uluwatu Sunset Tour is UST-02).
How do I pay for the Uluwatu Tour Package?
We accept cash at the moment, you can pay directly to our driver who comes along with you on this Uluwatu trip.