Sabtu, 26 November 2016

Bali by Pedals - Bali cycling tours on Jatiluwih rice paddy.
A wonderful way to explore the real Bali.

"Bali by Pedals" is a bike tour company in Bali who provide a tour where you can enjoy and experience the serenity of Bali's country side with the greenery views. 

Our cycling tours company is based in Tabanan Region and we do this bike tour in Jatiluwih it's a famous tourist destination in west part of Bali featured by the breathtaking view of rice terrace unfolding from the foot of mountain until the coastal side. It has been well appointed as one of UNESCO World Heritages since the site has been able to maintain the local culture heritage in form of water irrigation system managed traditionally called by SUBAK. It is one of recommended places to visit in Bali with the beautiful view as according to its name from Jati and luwih, where Jati mean really and Luwih meaning especial, good, and beautiful or the equivalent. The local paddies are planted in this place look typically of the high relative size plant compared with other pre-eminent paddy planted by most farmers in Bali. in line to this, Jatiluwih also famous with its organic agriculture system due to the located in the in the plateau of Watukaru Mount which is suitable for the agriculture development.

Enjoy pedaling through the rice paddies, experience a little of the jungle complete with the birds singing, visit local villages with typical Balinese houses, temples, and also see the local people on their farm. This is an absolute must do for your trip to Bali.

This company is locally owned and operated allowing us to keep in-touch with local communities; visit the local home village by bike and interacting with the people will give you another experience on how the Balinese real life is. Also exploring this island by joining this Cycling Tours not only gives you the fabulous things above, you will breathe the fresh air, and enjoy a healthy mind and body.

The ride itself is exceptional, you start at the top of the rice terrace and for the most part ride down hill making it very easy for less fit riders as well as enabling you to relax and take in so much of the rich scenery along the way. During the ride we can see: 
- farmers and locals working on the rice field.
- gorgeous mountains and distance dense jungle as back drop to the rice field.
- ride through the village that contained numerous chicken and pig farms, viewing local worshiping, machining of rice grain and many more local's activities - well worth seeing. 
- stop a half way to the owner family's house for young coconut juice, tropical fruites, and Balinese cakes.
- and at the end of the tour we going to a local restaurant for lunch with lots of choices of the Indonesian set menu.

As this Bike Tours is to enjoy the Country Side so there is no rush we only do a slow ride and it will takes approximately 2'5 to 3 hours from the start till the finish point. The bikes are fully maintained and in good condition. We use mountain bikes with front suspensions, v-brakes or disc brakes and Shimano components. Each bike comes with a single bottle cage including mineral water along the tour. All sizes helmets, baby seats, elbows and knees protector for children are supplied. 

Along the tour, everyone can stop at anytime to take a break and recharge yourself in the life of a country side to explore the hidden paradise of Bali. You cannot have this experience behind the wheel of the car, a tour bus or a secluded resort. It's simply amazing!