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Lempuyang Temple: Our most recommended tours and activities

Bali: Full-Day Instagram Highlights Tour

1. Bali: Full-Day Instagram Highlights Tour

Make your Instagram followers envious as you explore Bali on a customizable day trip to its most recognizable hotspots.  All entry fees are included, as well as an expert local tour guide, who will share gems about Balinese history and culture along the way. Your first stop is the Hindu Lempuyang Temple. Famous for its split gate, the Gates of Heaven, you’ll be able to take that very same photo you’ve seen so many times on Instagram.  You’ll then be whisked to Tirta Gangga, a former royal palace famous for its holy (and incredibly photogenic) water features and gardens.  Next up is Tukad Cepung, a cave containing an amazing natural waterfall, where you’ll even get to have a dip.  After that is rural Ubud, home to many beautiful lush green rice fields. And last but not least, you’ll get to try out one of Bali’s famous jungle swings.   Choose the exact experience that you want — from private tours with hotel pickup to small-group tours where you can meet other adventurous travelers. Pick the lunch add-on for a delicious buffet lunch, or take home ten polaroids to remember your trip. Select the premium or private options for additional add-ons. Enrich your Instagram with photos taken and edited by a photographer, watch yourself from above with 3-4 minutes of drone footage sent to you 24 hours after your tour, or simply unwind with a relaxing massage.

Bali: Besakih Temple & Lempuyang Temple Gates of Heaven Tour

2. Bali: Besakih Temple & Lempuyang Temple Gates of Heaven Tour

Join a guided day trip to the eastern part of Bali to visit the mother temple of Bali, Pura Besakih, along with Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang temple and its iconic Gate of Heaven. Enjoy convenient hotel transfers and a lunch stop overlooking Mount Agung. Following a pickup from your hotel, head to the majestic Lempuyang Temple in the eastern part of Bali. Along the way, pass long stretches of beautiful and pristine rice paddies, travel along winding roads, and marvel at breathtaking mountains. Be awed by the magical views of Mount Agung behind the temple. Your own private guide will not only snap cool shots for you but also will also explain the history of the ancient temple as well as the Balinese people and their culture. Next, visit Tirta Gangga, known as the most beautiful former royal water palace in Eastern Bali. Explore the water palace's tiered fountains, gardens, and stone sculptures of mythical creatures spouting water into pools. Outside the palace, soak up views of the lush rice paddies of northeastern Bali. After visiting the water palace, savor a scrumptious buffet lunch overlooking Mount Agung, Telaga Waja river, and the rice fields. When you are finished, make your way to the biggest temple in Bali, Pura Besakih.  Join this tour of Pura Besakih with your guide and learn why it is the most important, the largest, and the holiest temple of Hindu religion in Bali, and one of a series of Balinese temples. The temple miraculously survived the catastrophic volcanic eruption of 1963.

Bali & Nusa Penida 2-Day Flexi Combo Instagram Private Tour

3. Bali & Nusa Penida 2-Day Flexi Combo Instagram Private Tour

Day 1: Bali On your first day, make your first stop at the Gates of Heaven at Lempuyang Temple. Take in the magical views of Mount Agung behind the temple. Let your guide snap cool shots for you and explain the history of the ancient temple, the Balinese people, and their culture. Visit Tirta Gangga, known as the most beautiful former royal water palace in Eastern Bali. Move on to Tukad Cepung waterfall. Admire the sun rays shining through the top of the falls, creating natural beams across the canyon, and have a chance to swim in the waterfall. Make a journey to Ubud to walk in a beautiful rice field among the coconut plants. Last but not least, fly over the jungle and experience incredible views on a jungle swing. Challenge yourself with around 30 meters of rope and swing above the valley or jungle. Day 2: Nusa Penida On the second day of your choice, climb aboard a fast boat at Sanur Beach and cross the sea to Toyapakeh on the small island of Nusa Penida. Visit the famous Kelingking Beach for the chance to take photos of the most beautiful spot on the island. Snap magical pictures at Batu Molenteng Tree House, marvel at the cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean, and then continue to Pasih Uug (Broken Beach) and swim at the natural pool of Angel's Billabong. 

Lempuyang Gate of Heaven: Day Trip with a Photographer

4. Lempuyang Gate of Heaven: Day Trip with a Photographer

Visit the most popular photo spots in Bali: Lempuyang Temple, Tirta Gangga Water, and Tukad Cepung waterfalls. Benefit from a driver who is also your personal photographer and will accompany and pick up your best pose when you arrive at the destination. Get picked up and leave early to avoid traffic. Make your way to visit one of the most iconic destinations in Bali called the Lempuyang temple (Gate of Heaven). Spend some time and take some photos while enjoying the royal water garden of the Karangasem Empire called Tirta Gangga. Enjoy lunch at your own expense at d’Yoni/ d’Alas before walking through the jungle, river, and cave to visit the  Cepung waterfall. Your last stop will be at a coffee plantation to learn about coffee processing before transfer back to the hotel.

Must-Do Tours in Bali: Mt. Batur, Nusa Penida & Instagram

5. Must-Do Tours in Bali: Mt. Batur, Nusa Penida & Instagram

On day one, experience the amazing Mount Batur. Upon arrival, you'll get a short introduction and safety briefing from your guide. All the guides are locals with experience in climbing Mount Batur since they were children! Benefit from their extensive knowledge and passion for the region before you embark on your 1.5-hour trek to the highest volcanic crater in Bali in time to watch the sunrise. At the top, enjoy breakfast and take in the amazing views of the surrounding area at the break of day. After sunrise, enjoy some time to walk around the crater of the volcano before crossing a hill of lava and black sand. Trek back down the mountain, and then soothe away your aches at a natural hot spring. On day two, your first stop will be the Gates of Heaven at Lempuyang Temple. Take in the magical views of Mount Agung behind the temple. Let your guide snap cool shots for you and explain the history of the ancient temple, the Balinese people, and their culture. Visit Tirta Gangga, known as the most beautiful former royal water palace in Eastern Bali. Move on to Tukad Cepung waterfall where you can admire the sun's rays shining through the top of the falls, creating natural beams across the canyon, and have a chance to swim in the waterfall. Then, take the journey to Ubud to walk in a beautiful rice field among the coconut plants. Last but not least, fly over the jungle and experience incredible views on a jungle swing. Challenge yourself with around 30 meters of rope and swing above the valley or jungle. On the third day, take part in an Instagram tour that is sure to send you away with some amazing shots. Climb aboard a speedboat at Sanur Beach and cross the sea to Toyapakeh on the small island of Nusa Penida. Visit the famous Kelingking Beach for the chance to take photos of the most beautiful spot on the island. Snap magical pictures at Batu Molenteng Tree House, marvel at the cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean, and then continue to Pasih Uug (Broken Beach) and swim at the natural pool of Angel's Billabong.

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What people are saying about Lempuyang Temple

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 3,143 reviews

Our guide Gusde was fantastic. Very nice and helpful. And so patient when we took the photos. Hey also had a lot of information about the tour spots and about Bali in general. To the tour: the different spots where amazing and beautiful! We can really recommend it. At the waterfall are many stairs so you should better wear comfortable clothes and shoes. And in front of the waterpalace is a wild-animal-shop where you can take photos with the animals… it was a bit scary because there was also a big python-snake (free, no cage!).

We had the best day yesterday doing the full day Instagram highlights tour with our tour guide Joni. Honestly, Joni was the best tour guide. He picked us up on time and took us to the most amazing places. He took so many amazing photos for us that we will both treasure forever. Thank you so much to Joni for being the best tour guide. I would recommend asking for Joni when you book this trip as he is so knowledgeable about the local area and we have both learned such amazing things about Bali. Thanks again.

Your was a great time and very interesting. Got to see a good variety of what Bali has to offer and absolutely loved it. Got some great photos. Tour guide was amazing, absolutely a genuine bloke.

Our guide Strawberry was one of the best guides we’ve ever had doing a tour. He went above and beyond to make our day fun.

Excellent trip to the main attractions of bali. Amazing and accommodating guide Karba John.