Textiles and craft of Bali...
Be inspired by the beauty of the culture, its textiles and vibrant craft scene away from the tourist hubs...
7 day small group or independent guided tour
Join this great 7 day tour of the magical island of Bali. Away from the hordes of tourists we will explore the ancient traditions of Balinese textiles and craft across this beautiful island. This tour will inspire your creative style and give you the chance to unwind and relax in the tranquil surrounds of our villa in Ubud .
Take a cooking class, silver jewellery class, a batik class, a natural dyes class and a beading class. Join a seminar at the Threads of Life to learn about the textile traditions and weaving styles of the island and take a field trip to explore the textile villages of eastern Bali including the village where double ikats are woven.
DAY 1 Denpasar - Ubud Today is ‘arrival day’ so there are no planned activities.
DAY 2 UBUD: Take a cooking lesson, visit the markets and learn about the daily rituals of life including making traditional offerings. In the afternoon we take a beading class.
DAY 3 UBUD: Visit the Threads of Life to learn about the textile traditions of the islands. In the afternoon we take a silver jewellery class.
DAY 4 UBUD: Today we take a batik class where you will create your own Balinese batik masterpiece.
DAY 5 UBUD: Take a field trip to explore the textile villages of eastern Bali including songket and double ikat villages.
DAY 6 UBUD: This morning we take a natural dyes class - leaving the afternoon free to shop or relax.
DAY 7 After breakfast your tour comes to an end.
Tour dates & prices
WOMENS ONLY - SMALL GROUP TOUR DEPARTURES
5th May 2018 $2440 pp twin share
OPEN - INDEPENDENT TOUR DEPARTURES
From 1500 pp twin share
Independent guided tours are open to anyone with a love of textiles. These tours run at a time to fit with your travel dates. These tours are not escorted by Narelle but are guided by local professional English speaking guides.
All tour prices quoted are in AUD based on exchange rates at the time of publication. Prices may be subject to change in the event of significant currency fluctuations up until final payment is received.
6 nights hotel accommodation
Daily Breakfast, 2 lunches
Local English speaking guides
Australian tour leader (based on min 6 travellers)
Arrival & departure transfers
Cooking and offerings making class, batik painting class,beading class, sliver jewelry class
The style of accommodation indicated in the itinerary is a guideline. On rare occasions, alternative arrangements may need to be made due to the lack of availability of rooms at our preferred accommodation. A similar standard of accommodation will be used in these instances.