Pupuan Rice Terraces in Bali
Pupuan Rice Terraces is beautiful and of the best rice terrace located in Pupuan district, Tabanan, western part of Bali island, being in a position above this rice paddy gave you a wonderful perspective. Each rice paddy has a converging seam, where one field is separated by another. The slopes in the area have over the years been turned into amazing and beautiful rice terraces, together with coffee groves and orchards. Off from the road, tropical forest with pristine waterfalls and even a hidden temple await nature lovers.
Pupuan Rice Terraces is a place to fill your eyes with awesome memories of great landscape accompanied by no one other than the friendly local farmers. Each rice paddy has a converging seam where one field is separated by another. The slopes in the area have, over the years, been turned into amazing and beautiful rice terraces, it is an included itinerary on Bali tour pacakage for photo opportunities together with coffee groves and orchards.
Like many area away from the tourist crowds, Pupuan has only a few hotels. There are some resorts selling the exceptional setting of Pupuan Rice Terraces. They provide quality lodging, which is worth the expense for travelers willing to indulge a little. When rainy, fog usually follows the rain and obscures the whole village. With the arrival of the planting season, the local cultivators start plowing their fields adding traditional culture to the scenery.
The cultivators have retained their old way of cultivating their land with the help of buffalo. As padi grows profusely in rice terraces area, a deep green covers the landscape, resembling a vast emerald rug laid on the slopes of the hills. The cultivators of these crops share an intimate relationship with nature. At harvest time, the cultivators cut the paddy with traditional equipment called Anggapan. Standing in rows, they sing while they glean their harvest.
As rice grows abundantly in the area, the landscape is covered with a deep green blanket. It looks like a huge carpet of emerald, which is deposited on the slopes of the hills. The rice farmers have an intimate relationship with nature. When the harvest time, farmers cut the rice with a traditional tool, a sickle. They stand in rows and sing while they reap. Rice harvesting are accompanied by celebrations and that is an opportunity for young men and women to know each one better.