Bali’s lands are filled with verdant rice fields which make for amazing scenery as you travel around the country side. You will come across rice fields everywhere, but there are a few in particular that are extremely impressive and make for great photos.
Tegallalang Rice Terraces
Located around 20 minutes north of Ubud, you will find the Tegallalang Rice Terraces. The Tegallalang rice terraces offers a scenic outlook that spreads down before you and away to the rice paddies on the slopes across the valley. You can get pictures from the view point at the top or can walk a into the rice terraces for a small fee. The rice terraces are a major tourist attraction and therefore you will be fighting the crowds, so I recommend visiting early. Most tourists simply get a photo from the top and leave so if you walk into the terraces you will enjoy less crowds. There are markets and cafes along the top of the terraces where you can can shop. All these photos are from in the rice terraces.
Jatiluwih Rice Terraces
Even larger than Tegallalang Rice Terraces is Jatiluwih Rice fields, and much less crowded (YAY). The Jatiluwih rice terraces are located in the middle of Bali near Ganung Batukaru. The area is very rural with nothing but farming communities, making these rice fields much less popular, however equally as impressive as Tegallalang. You can walk into the Jatiluwih Rice fields, choosing different length trails. We took off on the longest trail, before being rained on. Fun fun haha. From the main point of the rice fields, you will see a trail map, and I have also attached a photo below. If you have your own bike I definitely recommend doing a day trip here from Ubud and visiting the Pura Ulun Dana Beratan Temple on the same day.