Best Time to Visit Bali Rice Terraces

Rice terraces in Bali are brightest green in March, April, September and October. You can visit between April and September if you want to see fields take on a ripe yellow color. Remember, don’t go during the rainy season, from December to February. 

Rice Terraces in Bali

Fields in ripe rice season 

Arriving at the sunrise around 6:00 AM, you can see sunlight through the trees in tranquil scenery. Furthermore, you can avoid the crowd at this time. If you are not an early bird, you can arrive after 4:00 PM to watch the sunset.

Rice Terraces in Bali

Rice terrace under the sunset

Top 10 Rice Terraces in Bali

Our journey continues as we explore the top 10 rice terraces in Bali. Hope you can see each terrace is a masterpiece and natural beauty. 

1. Campuhan Rice Terrace

  • Address: Jalan Bangkiang Sidem, Ubud. 

For nature lovers, the Campuhan Ridge Walk brings lush green scenery. You can walk along a trail to feel its breathtaking view. Campuhan Rice Terrace offers peaceful beauty for spiritual rejuvenation activity. It’s quite near the center, around 2 km.

Campuhan Rice Terrace

View Campuhan Terrace in the nearby cafe shop

2. Tegalalang Rice Terrace

  • Address: Jalan Raya Tegallalang, Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar.

Nestled in the heart of Ubud, the Tegalalang Rice Terrace is famous in our list with its breathtaking beauty. It showcases the traditional Subak irrigation system. Many photography enthusiasts prefer its intricate pathways and dramatic landscape. It’s about 15 km from the center to here.

Tegalalang Rice Terrace

Tourists in Tegalalang Rice Terrace

3. Canggu Rice Terrace

  • Address: Canggu, North Kuta, Badung Regency.

In addition to Tegalalang Rice Terrace,  Canggu Field is well-known. It’s like a chill escape where you can enjoy a peaceful retreat and nature's beauty. It’s just around 20 km from the center, so not too far if you’re up for a little adventure.

Canggu Rice Terrace

The poetic view in Canggu Rice Terrace

4. Tabanan Rice Field

  • Address: Tabanan.

Next, we continue our visit to Tabanan Rice Field. It is located next to the mountains so it creates a stunning picture for visitors here. You can comfortably walk through the field to enjoy the peace and silence. The distance from the center is just 30 km so it’s convenient for you to explore. 

Tabanan Rice Terrace

Breathtaking view in Tabanan Rice Terrace

5. Penglipuran Rice Terrace

  • Address: Penglipuran, Bangli.

The next spot I want to share with you is Penglipuran Rice Terrace. You can immerse yourself in the tranquility of Penglipuran, where terraced fields show the beauty of Bali's rural life. It’s located around 45 km northeast of central Bali, quite far but totally worth it.

Penglipuran Rice Terrace

You can experience the unique swings in Penglipuran Field

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6. Jatiluwih Rice Terrace

  • Address: Jalan Jatiluwih Kawan, Jatiluwih, Penebel, Tabanan.

Jatiluwih Rice Terrace is beautiful and unspoiled. Since it is located far from the center of Ubud, few visitors can visit here. This terrace is huge and surrounded by majestic mountains in Northern Bali. It’s about 48 km from the center.

Jatiluwih Rice Terrace

VIsitor in Jatiluwih Rice Terrace

7. Rendang Rice Terrace

  • Address: Rendang, Karangasem.

To continue our trip, let’s visit the Rendang Rice Terrace. It’s green all year round. In addition to enjoying a relaxing location, you can have a peek into traditional Balinese life here. It’s around 50 km east of the main hub, quite far to come but that’s worth it. 

Rendang Rice Terrace

Panorama view in Rendang Rice Terrace 

8. Sidemen Rice Terrace

  • Address: Sidemen, Karangasem.

Next, I want to share with you one of the most beautiful rice terraces in Bali: Sidemen Rice Terrace. It’s suitable for explorers because it is pristine and peaceful. Seriously, this terrace is a must-visit at least once in your life. It’s about 50 km from the center, going for 2 - 3 hours.

Sidemen Rice Terrace

Peaceful view in Sidemen Rice Terrace

9. Tirta Gangga Rice Terrace

  • Address: Jalan Abang-Amlapura, Ababi, Abang, Karangasem.

Surrounding Tirta Gangga Water Palace, you can choose the terrace as a relaxing place. It provides a serene setting for tourists. The fresh terrace blends the sacredness of the Palace creating the essence of Bali's cultural and natural beauty. The distance is quite far from the center, approximately 80 km.

Tirta Gangga Rice Field

Woman walking through Tirta Gangga Rice Field

10. Banyuatis Rice Terrace

  • Address: Banyuatis.

Banyuatis Rice Terrace is the endpoint of our trip. This place is not known to many people because it’s quite far from the center. Besides, you can delight immersed in natural space and avoid crowds. The distance from the center is quite far, approximately 80 km. So, you need to prepare carefully for the road trip.

Banyuatis Rice Terrace

Homestay near the Banyuatis Rice Terrace

So, in the article , I just shared when is the best time to visit rice terraces in Bali and suggest you the 10 most beautiful. Each place brings its own wonderful kind. And if you are looking for a Bali package tour, contact New Asia Tours on our website.