Balinese Society Snapshot
Discover the beauty of Bali, Indonesia on both a natural and artistic level when you go on this fun and engaging tour. Explore traditional painting methods and wood carving. Then visit a turtle conservation center; the island and her animals are such an inspiration that they must be preserved. Learn about traditional artistry in Ubud and take more than a memory back with you — purchase an original piece from a studio or workshop!
up to 30 days in advance
- Duration: 8 hrs
- Available Days: Every day
- Schedule: 9:00 AM
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- Free cancellation up to 30 days prior
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English
Home to one of Bali's royal families, a palace, countless artisans, and the natural beauty of emerald rice terraces, Ubud is one of Indonesia's treasures. You can do everything from go on cultural and culinary adventures to day trips on nearby beaches. Whether it's your 1st time in Bali or your 15th, Ubud should always be on your travel to-do list.
This extraordinary tour is an exceptional choice for cultural enthusiasts. Spend your day exploring the beauty of Bali and the island's art scene when you have the chance to meet local artists in their own studios/shops and homes. Be welcomed into a career artist's sacred space.
You'll visit the workshops of:
Pak Gama - Painter and instructor at the Keliki Painting School. Children aged 6-18 years learn how to hone their energy and focus their attention as they practice miniature painting and gradations. In addition to discovering their own talents, these young pupils are becoming the next generation of traditional painters.
Made Asa and Nyoman - A village-wide endeavor, Made Ade is a master carver organizes the village's production of hand carved Balinese artifacts, and his family has held this role for over 3 generations. Discover how the production of beautiful things is a group effort, and why traditions are shared.
Made - Unfortunately, in the modern era, conservation doesn't just happen. That's why you're haded to a black-sand beach to meet the creator behind the local turtle conservation center — Made.
Discover the beauty of Bali, Indonesia one adventure at a time as you make your way through Ubud on this engaging tour. Get even more out of your next vacation when you let your Anywhere Local Expert manage the logistics of all of your tours, accommodations, and transportation.
What to Bring
A hat or a scarf, sunglasses, sunscreen, a camera.
Admission to artist workshops and a turtle conservation center.
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.
On this tour, you’ll visit the ancient elephant temple called Goa Gajah, which is one of Bali’s oldest sacred spaces. Your guide will talk you through the complexities of Balinese culture. This ancient temple is surrounded with beautiful rice fields and small streams that lead to the Petanu River – another natural site intertwined with local legends. Enjoy a stroll through the temple and the neighboring rice fields and jungle. After this you will visit a Balinese compound and will be introduced a well-known priest to take a part in an astrology session and purification ceremony.
4 hrsFrom $150
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