Bali Cultural Workshop

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                      Bali Cultural Workshop
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                      Bali Cultural Workshop
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                      Bali Cultural Workshop

The Concept

This tour provides a remarkable insight into the people of Bali, their beliefs, traditions and lifestyle as well as providing language opportunities both in formal classes and informal interactions with local people.

Immerse yourself in friendly and artistic Hindu culture and practice language skills while surrounded by stunning tropical beauty in this 9-day tour to Bali. Students will be involved in a series of workshops aimed at introducing them to Balinese culture, traditions and beliefs, with cooking lessons in Ubud, music and dance workshops, language lessons and a visit to a Balinese school. The tour also visits the sacred springs of Tampak Siring, and beautiful Kintamani. During the tour students will have free time to explore, meet and chat with locals and experience local food, culture and shopping.

This tour is aimed at primary and secondary school Indonesian language students. Students will improve their Bahasa Indonesia language skills and gain insight into Balinese culture.

Itinerary Day By Day

DAY 1 AUSTRALIA – DENPASAR – MAS (D)

Depart Australia on your flight to Denpasar. On arrival in Bali, you will transfer to Taman Harum Cottages, in Mas. Dinner will be provided this evening.

DAY 2 MAS (B, L, D)

After breakfast at your accommodation, this morning you will travel to Ubud. You will visit a local market to buy food for your Indonesian cooking lesson this afternoon. Lunch and dinner are included.

DAYS 3-4 MAS (B, L, D)

Over these two days, you will participate in various cultural activities including a village walk, music workshop, Balinese dance class and either a batik or woodcarving workshop. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included both days.

DAY 5 MAS – KINTAMANI – SANUR (B, L, D)

Following breakfast, enjoy a tour to Kintamani. Travel via the sacred springs of Tampak Siring, before arriving at Kintamani with its fantastic views of the Batur Volcanic Basin. Travel on to Sanur, where you will have accommodation at the Bumi Ayu Bungalows (or similar). Lunch and dinner also provided today.

DAY 6 SANUR (B)

After breakfast at your accommodation this morning, you will participate in your first Indonesian language lesson. You will have the remainder of the day free. Lunch and dinner at your own expense.

DAY 7 SANUR (B)

After breakfast, this morning you will have the unique opportunity of meeting with students from a Balinese school, and students will participate in both Indonesian and English lessons. This afternoon, enjoy your second Indonesian language lesson. In the evening, watch a performance of the Kecak dance. Lunch and dinner at your own expense.

DAY 8 SANUR – AUSTRALIA (B)

Check out of your accommodation after breakfast. There will be time for any last minute shopping or sightseeing before your transfer to the airport for your flight home.

DAY 9 AUSTRALIA

Morning arrival in Australia (subject to flight schedules).

Inclusions
  • Return international economy airfares, including pre-paid taxes and charges
  • 7 nights' hotel accommodation, with breakfast daily and 5 dinners
  • Lunches and dinners as per itinerary
  • Return airport transfers
  • Cultural activity program, Mas: includes Market shopping/ cooking lesson/village and rice paddy walk/ lessons in dance, batik making and music
  • Tours: Kintamani, Denpasar morning tour, Kecak dance
  • 2 x 1 hours Indonesian language lesson
  • Visit to local school (subject to availability)
  • English speaking guide with air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tipping to driver/ guide