Kerta Village as Embryo of Tourism Village in Gianyar

Kerta Village as Embryo of Tourism Village in Gianyar

Kerta village located in Payangan subdistrict, Gianyar, has many potentials as an agro-tourist attraction. On that account, residents of the village are intensively promoting tourism development model integrated with tangerine agriculture (agro-tourism). Direct economic transactions will be created from tourism activities to farmers, as customary village communities. Potential of this village lies in tangerine agro-tourism.

Kerta village located in Payangan subdistrict, Gianyar, has many potentials as an agro-tourist attraction. On that account, residents of the village are intensively promoting tourism development model integrated with tangerine agriculture (agro-tourism). Direct economic transactions will be created from tourism activities to farmers, as customary village communities.

Potential of this village lies in tangerine agro-tourism. Tangerine growers are also very vivacious. Moreover, the support of beautiful natural scenery with the view of the Ayung River valley can provide a variety of point of interests for travelers. “Our village will develop tangerine agro-tourism,” said Wayan Candri, a Kerta villager.

Excellent potential for the development of agro-tourism at Kerta village consists of tangerine commodity or Mandarin orange. Almost the entire villagers are tangerine growers as their livelihood and vital economic resource. Income of tangerine farmers will increasingly rise if the main agricultural activities are taken as basis for the development of agriculture in combination with various other agro-tourism potentials.

Almost all residents of Kerta customary village are tangerine growers. For instance, Marga Tengah customary village is the center for tangerine cultivation. Among 103 families of the village, about 70 families are tangerine growers. So, do not be surprised when passing at this village travelers will be presented with scenery rich in tangerine farming activities. Moreover, the village has Buddha statue attraction having been visited by many people.

Kerta village is very fertile with abundant water sources, terraced paddy fields offering very charming plantation landscape and agricultural potential as the route of trekking. Along the trekking path travelers will encounter various types of birds with melodious singings that will help refresh the mind. It can become an ideal resting place for foreign and domestic travelers.

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Agro-tourism potential owned by Kerta village is supported by its strategic geographical location, close to Ubud tourist area. Armed with good accessibility and hot mix road infrastructure, it can be easily reached from tourism centers having well grown like Ubud, Batuan, Kintamani, Sanur and others. One of the growing attractions at the village is the Sekar Bumi.

Natural and cultural uniqueness and variety of agricultural activities owned by Kerta village are potential to become agro-tourism object. Therefore, various measures have been taken such as preparing guidebook for Kerta village tourism carrying information about something to see, something to do, something to buy, and something to learn that can be packaged into an agro-tourism package and trekking package. (BTN/015)

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