TARU
ROOTS

Join us on the perfect ride for both beginners and experienced riders!

Price per person:

80 €

Half-price for children under 12 years old

Minimum 4 people

Activity Level

Leisurely - Moderate

We begin our ride in the tranquil traditional village of Taru, which has the meaning tree in Balinese. This village has ancient roots; when Bali was visited by the Hindu high priest Rsy Markandya he had a mystic revelation in the form of a light emanating from a tree, and it was in that place he built a temple -Pura Gunung Raung – which over time became the centre of Taru village.

We ride through bamboo forest and valleys thick with orange trees, with majestic durian and jackfruit trees lining our path, and make occasional detours to go behind what you would normally see as a visitor to this beautiful island.

As we reach Kukuh village we pass through the UNESCO protected rice terraces, where cultivation of this precious staple has been ongoing for over 5000 years. We stop for a break and to learn about the traditional farming method used here, known as subak.

Along the way, with huge trees providing shade for all, we see devotional shrines to the goddess Dewi Sri, who represents all that is good and beautiful; life, wealth and prosperity.

Approaching Ubud we visit Keliki, the cultural heart of traditional villages, where a unique style of miniature painting has been preserved down through the generations.

Duration: One day

Roots of Taro bike ride begins with that we will pick you up at preferred location.

We will head towards the sacred Batur mountain.

The journey to the starting point takes about 1hour so you will have some time to go on sleeping in the vehicle and save some energy for the hike.

Once at the starting location, we’ll have safety-talk.

Helmets and gloves will be provided before we take off

The bikeride will take approx. 3-3,5 hours

Snack, Fruit, Water will be offered during the ride

Lunch at ARMA cafe will be served approx 1 pm

Return to hotel approximately around 2.30-3:00 pm

Total Bike Ride Distance: 28 km

Level: Gentle - Moderate

Lunch at ARMA cafe *

Snack, Fruit, Water during the ride

Services of local Yatra Tour's guides

Transportation from pick up to drop off

Support van

Appropriate bike, gloves and helmet

All special events and entrance fees

Raincoats (In case of rain)

* ARMA = Agung Rai Museum of Art
The world renown museum of art who supporting Balinese art and culture

Not incl:

Gratitude to guides

The pace is easy and relaxed making for an enjoyable ride

The Root of Taro ride is predominately on flat tracks and small roads- there are not many hills in the area so anyone is a comfortable bike-rider can do this journey.

There are a few sections of narrow single track through dense vegetation

Please wear athletic shoes for your ride.

We strongly recommend you not wear flip flops or sandals without strap

T-shirt or similar that covers the shoulders. The reason is that we will enter sacred areas.

Please apply plenty of sunscreen before the ride and protect your eyes with sunglasses.
Cap that fits under the helmet is a great way to protect the eyes.

Bring a change of cloths

You are welcome to bring a camera to document memories of the stunning vistas.

You may spot something along the way you would like to purchase, so be sure and have some pocket money.

For your comfort, please also bring a thick jumper or jacket for the morning mountain chill.

Just theee best day ever !

Maj-Britt Bjerre

Thank you for a fantastic day, touching and thrilling with spectacular scenery and lovely food, care and warmth. ????❤

Olau Vidal