Pura Lempuyang Temple is an ancient Hindu temple that sits on the highest peak of Mount Lempuyang and it’s said to be the most Instagrammed location in Bali. I have put together this complete guide of Lempuyang Temple with everything you need to know about how to get to Pura Lempuyang, how much it costs to enter Lempuyang Temple, the best time to visit, and what to expect when you arrive! Lempuyang gate of heaven and East Bali

Also, at the bottom of this Lempuyang Temple Guide, I have included some useful information on where to stay in Bali, getting around, the best time to visit, and things to know before you go!


Following a pick-up from your hotel, you will head to the majestic Lempuyang Temple in the eastern part of Bali. Along the way, pass long stretches of beautiful and pristine rice paddies, travel along winding roads, and marvel at breathtaking mountains. There is a reason why this temple is known as the Gateway to Heaven. Be awed by the magical views of Mount Agung behind the temple.
You will then visit Tirta Gangga, which is well known as the most beautiful former royal water palace in Eastern Bali. The water palace features tiered fountains, gardens, and stone sculptures of mythical creatures spouting water into bathing pools. Just outside the palace grounds, the views of the lush rice paddies of northeastern Bali are stunning.

After visiting the water palace, you will then enjoy scrumptious buffet lunch overlooking Mount Agung, Telaga Waja river, and the rice fields. When you are finished, make your way to the biggest temple in Bali, Pura Besakih. It is the most important, the largest, and the holiest temple of Hindu religion in Bali, and one of a series of Balinese temples. It is also well-known as the mother temple of Bali. The temple miraculously survived the catastrophic volcanic eruption of 1963. Join this unique tour and learn more about the history from your guide.


Discover Mount Agung
Pura Besakih, Largest Hindu Temple
Tirta Gangga
Explore Lempuyankg Temple
Picture perfect backdrops

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How To Reach Pura Lempuyang Luhur In Bali

Lempuyang Temple locations are as follows:

By Road: Lempuyang Temple is a 2-hour drive from Ubud, Denpasar, and Jimbaran. The best mode of traveling would definitely be a taxi, car rentals, or motorbikes. If you are traveling from Jimbaran, take the JL Pantai Jimbaran road to JL Raya Uluwatu road. This should take five minutes. After then drive from the JL bypass Ngurah Rai to Pura Telaga Mas Lempuyang for over two hours. From there your destination it would be a hard miss to find.

Entry Ticket For Pura Lempuyang Luhur, Bali

Following is the Pura Lempuyang Luhur entrance fee details:

The entry fee to the temple is free. However, the temple simply asks for a donation which is totally optional. Usually, tourist donates somewhere between 10000 IDR (50 INR) to 20000 IDR (100 INR) as donations.

Best Time To Visit Pura Lempuyang Luhur, Bali

Details about Pura Lempuyang Luhur openings hours are as follows:

The temple is open for visitors between 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday to Sunday. However, the temple is open 24 hours daily for worship purpose.

Tips for Pura Lempuyang Luhur

  • Following are the tips for Pura Lempuyang Luhar visit: If a ceremony is being conducted in the temple, kindly take photographs from a respectful distance
  • Wear a sarong while visiting the complex, and ensure uncovered knees and shoulders are not visible
  • If you have breathing issues, kindly rest and take your time to reach the temple top. The rise in altitude may cause breathing issues
  • Wear shoes with a proper grip. Remove the shoes outside the temple compound once you reach to finish your hike
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