Spend the day discovering the fascinating and vibrant culture of Bali. You’ll start with a picturesque drive to Tohpati Village for a demonstration of Batik cloth processing. Along the way, you'll stop to see a Barong dance performance that tells a story of the fight of good vs. evil via a colorful performance. Arriving at the village you'll have a unique opportunity to observe skilled artisans at work as they use the different methods of applying the colors and printing the Batik fabric.
You'll travel to a traditional house compound for an up-close look and glimpse into Balinese life. Their homes are often viewed as a living organism. Much like a human being, it has a head - the ancestral shrine, arms - the sleeping quarters and living room and legs and feet - the kitchen and rice granaries. You’ll stop at the Singapadu Temple, built in the 17th century and guarded by four statues of Wisnu that rest on carved pedestals, the temple is used by the local village for religious ceremonies.
You’ll visit Bird Park, this amazing attraction houses the largest collection of Indonesian birds in the world, as well as many varieties from Africa and South America. Covering nearly 5 acres of botanical landscape, the park provides sanctuary to almost 1,000 birds of 250 different species. Adding to the park's appeal is a remarkable display of tropical plants and trees which also serve to attract a significant butterfly population.
Need to Know:
Note: This tour includes limited walking and steps. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of ability and stamina. Lightweight clothing, a hat, comfortable walking shoes and an umbrella are recommended.
Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.