Culinary Adventures

“A day in the village”

STEP THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

Our trekking guide will take you “through the looking glass” up into the village of Pangi, where you will have the opportunity to peek into the daily life of the Balinese. As well as enjoying stunning views over rice fields, ocean and volcanoes you will see Balinese palm wine being made, and bathe your feet in the springs of the valley of Tauke before wandering through the rice fields back to Bali Asli for a traditional Megibung lunch or to start your cooking class.
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Village

“A Day In A Traditional Balinese Beauty Salon”

SKIN GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT

Have you ever wondered how the Balinese ladies manage to stay so youthful? Now is your chance to learn about the healing herbs of Bali. Our girls will help you to make traditional skin and beauty products from ingredients such as coffee, chocolate, honey, coconut, exotic flowers and more. You will then get to test it out when you apply them to your self or your friend before enjoying a mini foot massage and a traditional Eastern Balinese megibung lunch.
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Herbs

“A day in the life of a Balinese lady”

TO MARKET TO MARKET TO BUY A FAT PIG!

Our chefs visit Amlapura morning market every day to gather the produce for our menu. Help carry the shopping! Sample some produce and absorb some real Balinese action in the hustle and bustle of the market. Return to Bali Asli and learn how to prepare traditional flower offerings, “canang” before cooking your lunch using traditional equipment and techniques.
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Lady

BALI ASLI’S NEW ADVENTURES

“Street Food Adventure of Amlapura”

A CULINARY ADVENTURE IN THE STREETS AROUND AMLAPURA

Eat dinner with the locals when you sample the delicacies from the street stalls and night markets in Amlapura town; a food enthusiast’s dream!
Start your evening adventure at Bali Asli before heading out for dinner. Enjoy a home-made cider and local snacks on our balcony as the sun sets behind Mount Agung. Then adventure down to visit the street vendors in the lively culinary scene of Amlapura, that is both diverse and confrontingly fascinating. Our adventure is carefully planned to give you an authentic taste of Eastern Balinese local street fare in a safe environment.
START TIME 5:00pm FINISH TIME 8:30pm
Warung

“East Bali Culinary Escape”

A CULINARY ESCAPE TO THE EAST OF BALI

Take a little time out for yourself and indulge in some culinary adventures with us; rice field trekking and herb walk, picnic lunch and tour of Tenganan ancient village.
This adventure also includes a Balinese cuisine cooking class with Penelope, mountain biking through the rice fields of Ujung and Jasri villages.
At the end of the day, relax with sunset cocktails and dinner at Bali Asli.
This is a 2 day escape.
For enquiries and to book, please email us enquiries@baliasli.com.au

Tenganan

“Vespa tours in Karangasem province”

CULINARY/CULTURAL SCOOTER TOURS

Relax and enjoy the ride as you sit on the back of your vintage Vespa motor scooter!
We will start the tour at the King’s Palace of Amlapura with your exclusive tour behind the scenes. Then we will ride through the streets of Karangasem to visit a black smith making the traditional blades used for ceremonial knives. In a village called Budakling a holy man will show you how he makes the gold gilded decorations for the high priests head dress while you sit and enjoy a Balinese morning tea. Your next stop is Tirtagangga, the Royal swimming gardens, wander around the pools of crystal clear water before entering the temple for a blessing by the local Mangku priest. After a leisurely cruise down to the coast to Taman Ujung water palace, where a Balinese picnic lunch will be served in the pavilion on the water.
START TIME 9.00am FINISH TIME 2.00pm

“The holy hike of the East”

HIKING CULINARY ADVENTURES

Lempuyang temple, meaning the highest lantern, is one of the highest and sacred temples in Bali. It sits atop Belibis mountain 1,058 meters above sea level. It is a 2.5 hours hike to the temple at the top. This spiritual journey will wind through misty ancient pandan forests, vanilla vines, native orchids, along a combination of grassy paths lined with lemon grass and steep rocky tracks. Once you reach the summit you are rewarded with breath taking views over looking the Karangasem valley to the ocean and across to mighty Mount Agung, Bali’s famous volcano. After a traditional ginger and ginseng morning coffee and some jajan cakes, you will accompany your guide into the temple where the priest will bless you with holy water collected from the insides of the bamboo growing near the temple. Your descent will be via the 1700 steps and passing many other sacred temples and places of spiritual importance. When you reach the bottom you will be picked up and driven 15 minutes to Bali Asli for a well -earned megibung lunch, served in the style of the Royal family of Karangasem.

Temples

“Biking from the mountain to Tirtagangga
Royal swimming pools”

MOUNTAIN BIKING TREKS

Our Biking guide, Pak Mudi will drive you up into the small villages in the foot hills of Mount Agung where you will mount your mountain bikes and glide (mostly down hill) through rice fields, snake fruit forests, small towns all the way to Tirtagangga royal swimming gardens, where you can cool off in the crystal clear swimming pool fed by water flowing directly from the holy spring, then enjoy a “Bungkus” or picnic lunch in the gardens of Tirtagangga, cooked by our Chefs at Bali Asli
START TIME 8.00am FINISH TIME 2.00pm
Biking
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