Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Bali Eco Adventure: Sustainable Tourism in Bali's Highlands
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Bali Eco Adventure: Sustainable Tourism in Bali's Highlands

Sustainable Tourism at its Best at Bayad Village, Near the Tampak Siring Presidential Palace.


(7/13/2009)

In what will hopefully become a model for future tourism development across the island of Bali, Bali Eco Adventure Center has opened a unique nature experience in the Tegalalang Valley, north of Ubud and only a short distance from the Tampak Siring presidential palace.

Established in close cooperation and with the active involvement of the surrounding community, Bali Eco Adventure offers:

Click Images to Enlarge


• Nearly 6 km of nature paths along the banks of Bali's sacred Petanu river.

• Well-trained docents from the local community able to help visitors identify the more than 300 tropical fruits trees, spices and medicinal herbs growing along hiking paths.

• A 1.5 km underground labyrinth of recently unearthed caves, believed to be more than 750 years old.

• A spice store selling locally harvested organic herbs and spices.

• A restaurant serving healthful lunches, including oyster-mushroom soup from mushrooms grown on the premises.

• A limited number of eco-friendly villas and a small conference center for individuals or small groups wishing to spend an overnight or longer amidst the jungle canopy.

• A spa with well-trained therapists providing the perfect encore after a jungle hike.

The reserve covers an area of approximately 25 square kilometers, encompassing traditional farm lands still in the possession and cultivation of 34 Balinese families. Return on equity from the project is dedicated to improving health care, housing, educational opportunities and social empowerment.

The average 4-hour visit to Bali Eco Adventure is sufficient to cover a guided nature walk, a visit to the Goa Maya labyrinth cave complex and enjoy a relaxing post-trek meal. Longer stays, incorporating a spa treatment or an overnight stay, are available on a space-available basis.

Travel time from South Bali to Bayad is approximately one hour with round trip transfers included in the pakage price.

An Emphasis on Doing Things Right

The sustainable tourism model in place at Bali Eco Adventure seeks to minimize any negative impacts on the environment and local community, rewarding the endemic population for their careful stewardship of nature and cultural traditions. No effort is spared in preserving biological and cultural diversity for the enjoyment of visitors and as a source of sustainable employment for people of Bayad.

While visitors are encouraged to take only photographs and bring home only memories during their visit to Bali Eco Adventure, those wishing to have a lasting impact on the area are encouraged to purchase a local fruit tree (e.g. Rambutan, Manggis or Durian) and plant it during their visit. Attractive name plates identifying the plan and its donor or the memory of a friend or family members create a lasting tribute, helping also to contribute to a carbon-negative visit.

[Book a Bali Eco Adventure Tour]


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
And the Winner Is . . . .
Joko Widodo and Jusuf Kalla Declared Winners of Presidential and Vice-Presidential Race. Prabowo Subianto Takes Legal Steps to Challenge Election Results.
(7/25/2014)
If this is Tuesday, it Must be Bali!
Design Expert Explores Ways to Enforce Rules Mandating Balinese Style Architecture and Finishes in all Building Projects
(7/25/2014)
Endless Summer
Australian Man Found Dead in Kuta Hotel Room
(7/25/2014)
Red Glare on Bali’s East Coast
Fire Destroys One Villa at Amankila
(7/25/2014)
When High Season Becomes Shoulder Season
Hotels and Villas in Bali Claim Occupancies for July-August 2014 are Down by as much as 15%
(7/25/2014)
Holding Meetings in Bali to Steal Funds
Foreign Affair Official Sentenced to Prison for Corruption of International Meeting Funds dedicated to Bali
(7/25/2014)
Cooking in the Middle Kingdom
St. Regis Kayuputi Culinary Team Represented Indonesia at Bocuse d’Or Asia Pacific in Shanghai
(7/25/2014)
Pausing for a 'Cuppa' Before Take-Off
Government Does Surprise Drug Screening of Domestic Pilots at Bali Airport
(7/25/2014)
Have You Been to Bali, Too??
Bali by the Numbers: Bali on Pat to Welcome 3.75 million Foreign Visitors in 2014
(7/25/2014)
A 15-year Impasse
French Drug Courier Gets 15 Year Prison Sentence in Bali
(7/25/2014)
Rising Costs Dent Garuda’s Finances
Garuda Loses US$211 million in First Half of 2014
(7/25/2014)
Mellow is the Night in Ubud
Jazz musician Deborah Carter set to perform at Uma by COMO in Ubud on August 10, 2014
(7/25/2014)
All [News]!
 
Tourism and Transport Tourism Agents