IALF Bali with Homestay

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                      IALF Bali with Homestay
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                      IALF Bali with Homestay
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                      IALF Bali with Homestay

The Concept

Experience the richness of Indonesian culture, language and family life up close in this 9-day tour run in conjunction with the world-renowned Indonesia Australia Language Foundation. This tour features 5 nights of home-stay in Denpasar where students are immersed in Indonesian every-day life. Additional language lessons are supplemented by a series of fascinating workshops including Batik making and rice farming activities in a village. The tour also includes excursions such as the Bali Safari Park.

This tour is designed for senior Indonesian language students. Students will improve language skills through immersion and gain an insight into Indonesian culture and family life. Students will also gain confidence.

Language

Itinerary Day By Day

Day 1 Australia – Denpasar (D)

Depart from Australia to Denpasar. On arrival you will be met by your guide and assisted to your waiting coach for transfer to the Indonesia Australia Language Foundation. IALF is the leading language training organisation in Indonesia. Established by the governments of Indonesia and Australia, the IALF is a non-profit organisation committed to providing high quality education and training services throughout Indonesia and the Asia Pacific region.

On arrival at IALF you will be met by your program co-ordinator and begin with a tour of the facility, an introduction to key IALF staff will follow along with a briefing that will outline your program.

On completion you will be introduced to your IALF sanctioned host families and will transfer to their homes. (We will seek to place 2 Australian students per 1 Indonesian host. Breakfast and dinner for each day of your hosted period will be provided)

Staff to stay at nearby guest house in Denpasar.

Day 2 IALF (BD, students) (B, staff only)

Australian staff make own way to IALF. Australian students delivered to IALF by host families.
9.00 am - Enjoy your first 3 hour language lesson
12.00 pm - Free time for lunch (own expense) under direction of AUS staff
1.30 pm - Guided tour of Kuta or Denpasar Markets (practise bargaining skills, etc.)
4.30 pm - Return to IALF AUS students meet host families and travel home

Day 3 IALF (BD, students) (B, staff only)

Australian staff make own way to IALF. Australian students delivered to IALF by host families 9.00 am - Enjoy your second 3 hour language lesson
12.00pm - Free time for lunch (own expense) under direction of AUS staff
1.30 pm - Batik Making Workshop
3.00 pm - Cooking Workshop
4.30 pm - Meet host families and travel home

Day 4 JATILUWIH Tour (BLD, students) (BL, staff)

7.00 am - All participants meet at IALF and assemble for full day tour.
7.30 am - Depart for full day tour to visit a village in Jatiluwih area to learn the daily activities of the locals, participate in traditional rice farming activities (planting, seedling, ploughing, etc.,) and do a trek to a waterfall (moderate level of fitness required) Lunch included
3.30 pm - Arrive back to IALF and meet with host families

Day 5 IALF (BD)

8.30 am - Meet at IALF and transfer to local school
9.00 am - Enjoy half day school visit to a local Balinese school. G.E.T. does suggest you prepare some Gifts / donations of practical school items for this visit.
12.30 pm - Return to IALF (lunch at own expense)
1.30 pm - Enjoy your third 3 hour language lesson
4.30 pm - Meet host families and travel home

Day 6 IALF – UBUD (BD)

Travel with your host family to IALF. Say good bye and meet with your coach and guide for travel to Ubud.
9.30 am - Arrive at the Bali Safari and Marine Park (entrance included).
1.30 pm - Depart park for Goa Gajah the Elephant cave (entrance included) Continue on to Ubud and check into your accommodation for 2 nights.
Dinner included tonight at your accommodation.

Day 7 UBUD Cycling tour (BLD)

Breakfast at your accommodation followed by a downhill cycling trip through the villages of Ubud. Students will be able to meet and interact with the locals and have a traditional Balinese lunch at one of the villages.
Free time this afternoon under the direction of staff
Dinner included at accommodation

Day 8 UBUD – DENPASAR - AUSTRALIA (BD)

Breakfast at hotel. Morning at leisure under direction of staff. After lunch transfer to Kuta area for last-minute shopping. Dinner included at a local restaurant.
Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight. Depart Denpasar on your international flight to Australia.

Day 9 ARRIVE AUSTRALIA

Arrive in Australia (subject to airline schedules)

Inclusions
  • Return international economy airfares, including pre-paid taxes and charges
  • Return airport transfers
  • 5 x nights' homestay accommodation for students with daily breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 5 x nights' accommodation at guesthouse for staff with daily breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 2 x nights' accommodation at Ananda Cottages, Ubud with breakfast & dinner
  • 2 x lunch as per the itinerary
  • 1 dinner at local restaurant on last night
  • 3 x 3 hours language lessons at I.A.L.F.
  • Workshops: Batik, Cooking
  • Half day guided tour of Denpasar or Kuta markets
  • Day tour to Jatiluwih (village tour)
  • Half day school visit
  • Transfers & entrances to the Safari & Marine Park
  • Goa gajah
  • Ubud cycling tour (with helmets)
  • English speaking guide with air-conditioned vehicle