Introduction Week in Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia

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15 people
7 days
Code: 167
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Indonesia is one of the most interesting countries in the world for cultural learning and experiences. Bali is renowned for its diverse and sophisticated art forms, such as painting, sculpture, woodcarving, handcrafts, and performing arts. Bali boasts one of the most diverse and innovative performing arts cultures in the world, with paid performances at thousands of temple festivals, private ceremonies and public shows. The Introduction week is packed full of exciting adventures, cultural excursions and interactions. It includes language lessons, visits to various temples around Bali, a walking tour of Ubud and the famous Monkey street, local art and cooking classes, traditional dance shows and flower arranging classes.

During the introduction week you will be participating in various activities and will get acquainted with the Balinese culture, study the Balinese language and explore Ubud and its beautiful surrounding areas. Through this week you will experience a traditional Balinese show and challenge your artistic and creative side through traditional Batik Painting and also try out your skills as a cook with a traditional Balinese cooking class. Finally, you will make a traditional flower offering and offer your creation at one of the most impressive Balinese temples: The Holy Tirta Empul Temple. At this temple you will also have the opportunity to immerse yourself in Holy Water and pray for good luck.

Please note this trip may require you to purchase a cultural experience week with it. Click Here to find the relevant cultural experience week based on the country where this trip operates in.

During 2017

This program starts every week.

During 2018

This program starts every week.

Aims & Objectives

The aim and objective is to introduce you to the authentic Balinese culture and immerse you into it. By doing so, you will experience the best and the closest you can get to this impressive culture.

Schedule
Monday

On Monday, you will have breakfast and then get an introduction about the Bali traditions and culture. Then you will go on a walking tour to the popular Monkey street and Ubud market. After the visit, you will have lunch and then join a class on introduction to Balinese culture. You will then have an early dinner and leave to witness the traditional Balinese dance show.

Tuesday

8.00 Breakfast

9:30 Balinese Language Class

12:00 Lunch

14:00 Village Walking tour (Visit rice terrace, art village and beauty hills by walking)

17:30 Dinner

Wednesday

8:00 Breakfast

9:30 Balinese Language Class

12:00 Lunch

13.00 Batik painting class

17:30 Dinner

Thursday

8:00 Breakfast

09:30 Cooking class

12:00 Lunch

14:00 Balinese flower offering Class

18:30 Welcome and Goodbye dinner

Friday

8:00 Breakfast

9:00 Spiritual Tour: we go to visit the famous temple " PuraTirtaEmpul " the holy water temple and you can enjoy shower with the Holy Water(Late Lunch at the house /Possible to get some snack or drink in the temple)

13.00 Lunch

15.00 Project meeting

17:30 Dinner

This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                -

Maximum age:                -

Minimum English level:        Basic

CRB required:                On Signup

Passport copy required:        On Signup

Resume copy required:        No

Required qualification:        None

Additional Requirements

There are no specific requirements.

There are no specific requirements.

Additional Equipment

No specific equipment required for this program.

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country, pre-departure advice and project transport.

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