New Edition Guides & Map Vol.34

The New Edition of our magazine was already available. For the new edition, there is change, before our magazine is called Coupon & Map, now the magazine becomes Guides & Maps. It’s got a further Kura-Kura Bus information, travel guide, and map. Kura-Kura Guides & Map is a travel guide that keeps reminding you of the beauty of Balinese culture. Here’s a sneak look inside : COVID-19 Update – Kura-Kura Bus First up, new updates for Kura-Kura Bus. To ensure we are taking all steps to possible to minimize the risk on board our services regarding COVID-19. Kura-Kura Bus is suspended starting from 22 March until 22 April 2020. For […]

Bali Events Calendar 2020 : March

For anyone planning on visiting Bali, consider coming around this particular time of year for an insight into the beautiful local culture. Melasti 21-23 March 2020 Melasti is one of Hindu religious ceremony which will be done 2 to 4 days before Nyepi. This is a part of self-purification conducted by Balinese Hindus before Bali New Year. The ritual also purifies the sacred objects or all religious tools (Pratima). From 21-23 March you will see Balinese women will carry offering that made from cake, fruits, and flower while the men will carry sacred object or Pratima accompanied by a particular umbrella which is called as “Tedung” heading to rivers, lakes, or beaches. […]

Kuningan Day

The 10-day period Galungan ends with Kuningan, The day when the gods and ancestors return to the heavens. It is a day of prayer, filled with blessings and feasts.  Offerings to be given to the ancestors on their farewell day include yellowed rice (Kuningan derived from the word kuning which means yellow) placed in a small “bowl” made of coconut leaves with other typical offerings like satay, egg, cucumber and fish or shrimp. The yellow rice is the symbol of human gratitude towards God for all the life, joy, wealth, health, and prosperity given. The bowls decorated with small figures of shadow puppets that represent angels that bring joy and wealth to earth. Balinese […]

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Bali Events Calendar : February 2020

Following on from our blog post series, in this month we will provide information and important events happening in and around Bali during the month of February 2020. Galungan – 19 February 2020   A good indication that its Galungan time of year is the long bamboo that can be seen lining the streets. These are usually decorated with fruit, coconut leaves, and flowers, and a small altar containing woven palm-leaf offerings for the spirits is also placed at the entrance of each home especially for the holiday. Galungan is one of the most important religious ceremonies in Bali, held every 210 days according to the Balinese calendar, it’s when […]

How You Can Enjoy the Festive Chinese New Year Day in Bali

Chinese New Year in Bali takes place on 25th January 2020. This special holiday is celebrated mostly by the Balinese of Chinese descent as well as by most Chinese Indonesians across the nation. Although predominantly a Hindu Island, Balinese also welcomes the Chinese New Year joyfully. Even we don’t celebrate Chinese New Year, but we are very excited to watch the Chinese New Year Celebration in Bali. These 3 recommendations to enjoy the Lunar New Year in Bali. Experience the Celebration at some Klenteng in Bali Various temples called “klenteng“, are frequented by Chinese Balinese on this day. Honestly, I can’t recommend specific klenteng that you should come. It’s because […]

Explore Northern Bali in A Day!

Have you visited North Bali Area? If not yet,  then you should try to book our Bali Northern Magic tour. The tour is a private full-day trip to explore the gorgeous spots and Instagram worthy places in Bedugul, Bali such as the famous Bali Handara Gate, Wanagiri Hidden Hill and Ulun Danu Beratan Temple. You first stop will be at Bali Handara Gate, the gigantic-exotic traditional Balinese gate with the breathtaking view of green scenery as the backdrop. You will then visiting Wanagiri Hidden Hill, a wonderful hill with a beautiful view of rain forest and twin lake view. After lunch, your journey will be completed when we arrived at Lake […]

Lempuyang Temple Private Tour

Lempuyang and Tirta Gangga Temple Private Tour

Lempuyang and Tirta Gangga Temple Private Tour is the newest product of Kura-Kura Bus which is a Full Day Tour Package to exploring Eastern Bali with stops at sights known for natural beauty and cultural significance. We will take you to visiting Lempuyang Temple or most known as “Gate of Heaven” – one of Bali’s oldest and most renowned Hindu temples. See long-tailed macaques as you climb through lush forests and then experience Tirta Gangga Temple a stunning royal water palace thought to hold sacred water from the Ganges River before returning to your hotel. Let your friendly and professional guide take you around the strikingly beautiful temple complex to […]

30+ Best Places to Visit in Bali with Kura-Kura Bus

Explore Bali in a more unique way by taking the Kura-Kura Bus, a public shuttle bus service that connects popular tourist areas in Bali. Hop on one of our bright and cheerful buses and either travel in the area you’re in, or go somewhere different by changing lines at our main hub at DFS Bus Bay in Kuta. From the center of art and cultures in Bali, to a fishing village which is known with the sea food culinary in Jimbaran, then to enchanting beaches in Nusa Dua and finally to iconic beach for stunning sunset in Kuta, there’s a lot to explore in beatiful Bali. Can’t find the nearest […]

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Kid-Friendly Destinations With Kura-Kura Bus

Bali is one of the most family places to have a vacation with kids. Kids love adventure but sometimes, the journey required to fun part is too much for them to handle..but fret not! Cute bus and cheerful trip with Kura-Kura Bus is the best things to keep you “anak-anak” (Balinese for children) smiling during a family holiday in Bali. Kids love colorful things and Kura-Kura Bus is very eye-catching, with cute green and yellow turtle design. And the best is, for kids 2 years and under, using the same seat as an adult may travel free of charge. AQUATIC FUN Dekom Surf – Surfing Lesson Did you know learning […]

Things To Do at The Sanur Village Festival!

Sanur Village Festival is the awaited event. This event held on August 21st – 25th, 2019 at Matahari Terbit Beach, Sanur Bali. It’s a comprehensive celebration of spanning for five days with various socio-cultural sub-events. From music shows to the food festival. There are more than a dozen activities for visitors to participate. Some activities have also been carried out first such as the Sanur International Kite Festival which was attended by participants from 26 countries, cultural dialogue presented 4 speakers and a photo exhibition by 31 photographers who all responded to the theme of bamboo. Here are some things you can do at the Sanur Village Festival. Following the […]