Umabian – Taman Sari Buwana – Taman Ayun – Tanah Lot – Ubud
After breakfast, start the day with an amazing sustainable tourism excursion at Taman Sari Buwana farm. During this trip you will experience local Balinese life while supporting a community-based tourism project in the village of Tunjuk.
Upon reaching Tunjuk village, prepare for farming activities by donning a farmer’s hat, covering up with mosquito repellent and picking up a local mattock (small farm tool) all provided by the farm. We recommend wearing flip-flops or similar as well as bringing sunscreen.
You’ll then walk with the local farmers to their rice fields, locally referred to as sawah. Alongside the farmers, you will learn how to plant, transplant or harvest rice (depending of the time of year).
After farming, take a walk around the beautiful rice fields to observe the daily activities of the village. You’ll visit other plantations including a coconut plantation where locals will demonstrate their ability to climb up the trees and gather young coconuts for some refreshment.
Next, return to the home base where you will observe the boiling of cassava in the traditional kitchen before enjoying a delicious lunch at the farm.
This afternoon, transfer to Ubud stopping en route at the serene Taman Ayun temple near Mengwi. We also make a stop at the famous Tanah Lot temple, set on a rock in the sea and can only be reached by the local Hindu population while low tide.
Continue to Ubud and check in to your hotel and have time for refreshing.
No visit to Bali would be complete without witnessing traditional dance and this evening, in Ubud, you will be treated to a performance in a nearby village. Return to Ubud for dinner in a local restaurant.
Superior: Puri Sunia
Deluxe: The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah