Local Festival and Attractions in Bali


Embrace the authentic and enchanting Balinese culture with Banyan Tree Ungasan, Bali. Approach our resorts hosts to book the wide variety of experiences on offer including a Balinese Gebogan lesson or a visit to a famous temple to learn about the fascinating Balinese culture.

 

1

Balinese Gebogan Lesson


Immerse in the culture of the island and learn how to make cultural Balinese mountain-shaped fruits and snacks, Gebogan like the locals.

2

Uluwatu Temple Visit


Visit this ancient temple, also home to hundreds of monkeys, believed to protect the island of Bali from evil sea spirits.

3

Pandawa Beach


Pandawa Beach is located in Kutuh Village about three kilometres from Nusa Dua and Uluwatu Temple. It is known for its stunning panorama and offers visitors a serene and tranquil beach respite.

4

Silent Day


The Balinese New Year is called Nyepi Day, translated as Silent Day and is celebrated all across the island for one day. No activities are allowed and the entire island falls utterly silent. A day before Nyepi Day in March, an evening parade of Ogoh-Ogoh is performed in the villages as symbolic evil spirits.

5

Galungan and Kuningan


Every 210 days, Balinese celebrates Galungan and Kuningan. It is a Balinese holiday celebrating the victory of dharma (good) over adharma (evil). On these holy days, Balinese will slaughter pigs for communal feasts, as well as bake traditional rice cakes and erect iconic 'penjor' bamboo poles in front their house.

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