We went to the Rice fields early morning to avoid the rush and went to the top. We had a local driver who took us there first and then to the elephant safari. It's definitely worth while going to the Rice fields but we felt...More
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About Tegalalang Rice Terrace
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When we visited here years ago it was less commercialized. Now there are multiple people wanting "donations", vendors all up and down the street and many tourists walking through the terraces. It's beautiful here but has lost some of its charm because of the commercialization.
Book a driver and car and drive through the local lanes for a breathtaking scene. Difficult to tire of the view. Roads can get very congested.
When we arrived we saw masses of tourists walking through a ricefield with entrance fee and all stuff...we directly thought to ourselfes that we will not do thath and started walking a little up the road (came from Ubud) after 500 meters there goes a...More
This place is extremely touristy, but it is worth a visit as it is very pretty nonetheless. It is really wonderful to see how rice is grown especially given that it is the food staple for most of the world. Some great picture opportunities with...More
The place is a bit crowded (especially the street leading to the terraces) but the views from the rice terraces are amazing. Go for a short hike on the terraces - but beware, some locals ask for a 'donation' that is not voluntary. Have some...More
You can either view the terraces from above or go down into them. Definitely worth the visit if you can't make it to the further rice terrace (Jatiluwih). Parking was a hassle since there were many tourists.
As part of a day trip to Ubud, my teenage children and I visited the Tegalalang rice paddies. Having only previously seen rice paddies as flat fields, we were amazed by the beauty and innovation of this terraced masterpiece. There are also numerous art kiosks,...More