Mt. Batur & Rural Bali with Local Family


This tour gives you the opportunity to experience the true Balinese way of life as you discover more about the culture, language, handicrafts and the traditional Balinese farming. Your tour begins with a visit to Subak Guliang, a traditional farming village in central Bali. A warm welcome awaits you and a traditional breakfast is served with Balinese coffee or tea. Here enjoy the rural activities and a welcome dance by local children. Wander through the local farms to experience the real life of Balinese farmers working in the rice fields, learn more about the simple and traditional irrigation system called Subak, the process of rice growing, from planting the seedlings, to harvesting and even cooking the rice. Next, proceed onto Kehen, Hindu temple complex, built in the 11th century, a series of steps leads to the entrance door where the demonic face of Kala Makara stands guard over the temple grounds. Following this fascinating local insight, continue on your way to Kintamani, where you can enjoy lunch overlooking Mount Batur, an active volcano, and the picturesque Lake Batur, in the crater. Finally you will visit Kemenuh, the a wood carving studio is the perfect place to find skilled carvers turning slabs of teak and ebony wood into masks, religious figures and intricate wall decorations. These works can be as small as the palm of your hand, up to 3m tall! Before departing, guests have the opportunity to browse in the large gallery where you may purchase the finished products.
  • Tour Code

    DPS005

  • Location

    Benoa, Bali

  • Activity Types

    Cultural Events

  • Experience Types

    Special Interest

  • Duration

    8 hours

  • Fitness Level

    Moderate

  • Price

    Adult from $149.99
    Children (12 & under) from $109.99

  • Lunch included!

Photography

Tegalalang Rice Terraces – On Bali, the step green hillsides are terraces with narrow rice paddies or sawah, presenting a stunning picture of differing shades of green against the sky.

Refreshments

A traditional breakfast is served consisting of traditional rice cakes, banana or other seasonal fruits. Enjoy Balinese Coffee or Tea and A buffet lunch featuring Indonesian dishes, water or soda water included during meal.

Special Notes

Simple local toilets are available at every stop, wear clothing suitable for the tropical climate, comfortable walking shoes and take bottled water with you. To respect the local beliefs and traditions you will need to ensure that long pants or skirts are worn when entering the temple and that your shoulders are covered. Please ensure that you have small amounts of local currency on you if you wish to purchase souvenirs.

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