The name of Bukit Jambul Rice Terrace was firstly given during the Dutch invasion in Indonesia by a tourist, who was inspired by a high hill standing on the south of the main road connecting Klungkung regency and Besakih of Karangasem regency. There is a Hindu Temple called Pura Pucak Sari on the top of the hill, which is surrounded by big trees. Below the temple complex there is a stunning panorama of rice fields. This makes the trees look like a tufting hair from a distance.
Bukit Jambul Rice Terrace is renown as an outstanding natural tourist destination due to the harmonious combination of hilly land, rice fields, valleys and the beautiful sea panorama in a distance. From high land, we will be able to witness the beauty of the nature beneath. hill where there is a large banyan tree growing on the top of hill like crest so that the local people give it name asBukit Jambul Rice Terrace where Bukit is means hill, meanwhile Jambul is means crest. This place become famous because it was inspired by the most amazing scenery with rice terrace, winding road underneath and palm trees stretching to the sea.
Bukit Jambul Rice Terrace is one of the nature tourist destinations that very interesting to visit in Karangasem Regency that is located 1,5 km from Denpasar City. Now, this place is very famous and it was a stop point on Besakih Temple Tour Programs. This place is also supported by the existing of local restaurants offering best selection of Indonesian and international menus for tourists who visit it. The tourist will be pampered by the beautiful scenery with amazing panorama including the fresh tropical atmosphere sweep the entire area.
Bukit Jambul Rice Terrace is located at Pesaban traditional village, Nongan village, Rendang district. It is approximately 8 kms from Klungkung regency to the north, and about 51 kms from Denpasar or 15 kms from Besakih. Take about 1,5 hours drive away using vehicles or 30 minutes to Besakih Temple that is famous called by Mother Temple. When we take the direction from Kerta Gosa, we just take 30 minutes away to the north side until we found the windy road. So, this place is very easy to be located because it is located in the strategic location just beside of the main road from Klungkung to Besakih Temple.