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Visit the Ancient Trunyan Village with a Local

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The people of Trunyan are from a traditional village in Bali known as 'Bali Aga', or 'Old Bali'. These people from Trunyan Village live a very traditional daily life that is vastly different from the rest of Bali. The Trunyanese do not cremate their dead. After a cleansing ritual, the dead body is placed in a bamboo cage (locally known as ancak saji) under the Taru Menyan tree. Taru Menyan means ‘nice smelling tree’. This tree emanates a scent that neutralizes the smell of rotting bodies. It is also this tree from which the name Trunyan is derived. Furthermore, typical to the funeral rites of Trunyan, is that only the bodies of married people are allowed to be placed in bamboo cages. I grew up in Trunyan village's neighboring village, hence I have very good relations with the villagers and will be able to bring you to places that other guides cannot. I will also ensure that you have an enjoyable experience there and that nobody in the village will hassle you for extra payments - the people in Trunyan village are notoriously known to hassle and cheat tourists if you do not have the right guide. This tour will include a visit to the Trunyan Cemetery, a ride in the traditional fishermen boat (pedau), and insights into local beliefs about corpse and funeral processes in Trunyan. Trunyan Village is located in the east of Batur Lake and can be accessed by car. In this village, you will learn about the housing and traditional lifestyle of the Trunyan people. You will also visit the old temple of Ratu Gede Pancering Jagat in Trunyan. ITINERARY: 09.00 Hotel Pick Up 11.00–11.30 Trunyan Village Tour 11.30–11.45 Traditional Boat From Village to the Cemetery 11.45 – 12.30 Cemetery Tour 12.30 – 12.45 Traditional Boat back from Cemetery to the Village 14.00–15.00 Lunch in Kintamani (not included in price) 15.30-16.00 To visit a gallery of disabilities' painting and other products (Shiny Pearl Ubud Foundation) 17.30 Arrive Back in Hotel

The people of Trunyan are from a traditional village in Bali known as 'Bali Aga', or 'Old Bali'. These people from Trunyan Village live a very traditional daily life that is vastly different from the rest of Bali. The Trunyanese do not cremate their dead. After a cleansing ritual, the dead body is placed in a bamboo cage (locally known as ancak saji) under the Taru Menyan tree. Taru Menyan means ‘nice smelling tree’. This tree emanates a scent that neutralizes the smell of rotting bodies. It is also this tree from which the name Trunyan is derived. Furthermore, typical to the funeral rites of Trunyan, is that only the bodies of married people are allowed to be placed in bamboo cages. I grew up in Trunyan village's neighboring village, hence I have very good relations with the villagers and will be able to bring you to places that other guides cannot. I will also ensure that you have an enjoyable experience there and that nobody in the village will hassle you for extra payments - the people in Trunyan village are notoriously known to hassle and cheat tourists if you do not have the right guide. This tour will include a visit to the Trunyan Cemetery, a ride in the traditional fishermen boat (pedau), and insights into local beliefs about corpse and funeral processes in Trunyan. Trunyan Village is located in the east of Batur Lake and can be accessed by car. In this village, you will learn about the housing and traditional lifestyle of the Trunyan people. You will also visit the old temple of Ratu Gede Pancering Jagat in Trunyan. ITINERARY: 09.00 Hotel Pick Up 11.00–11.30 Trunyan Village Tour 11.30–11.45 Traditional Boat From Village to the Cemetery 11.45 – 12.30 Cemetery Tour 12.30 – 12.45 Traditional Boat back from Cemetery to the Village 14.00–15.00 Lunch in Kintamani (not included in price) 15.30-16.00 To visit a gallery of disabilities' painting and other products (Shiny Pearl Ubud Foundation) 17.30 Arrive Back in Hotel