Kintamani is one of the most favourite tourist object in Bali, which it offers fascinating nature view. You should miss this place when visiting Bali.
Besides that, Kintamani is also a recommended place for those who want to learn about coffee. There are some plantations where you can find out about the ins and out of the coffee and its processing.
Kintamani Arabica Coffee
Kintamani is highland (about 1.500 meters above sea level) so coffee plants can grow lush in the area.
Species coffee in Kintamani is Arabica coffee. It has a distinctive taste, like a fresh sour of orange. Local people often called coffee as Kopi Bali.
Its distinctive taste is believed to come from local people’s habits of growing oranges near coffee plantation. However, Kintamani coffee remains the choice of coffee lovers.
Coffee Planting Process
In the agriculture, Balinese people apply Subak - a traditional irrigation system for rice fields and plantation. Including in Kintamani, local peoples also apply it for coffee plantation.
Every village in Bali has each Subak organization, which it’s led by Pekaseh. The Subak organization upholds the customary rules. For example: prohibition of using fertilizers containing hazardous chemicals.
Perhaps you are interested to taste a cup of Kintamani coffee, you visit one of coffee shops around Ubud and Penelokan.