Private Tour: Rural Bali Village Tour with Lunch

Cultural & Theme Tours in West Java

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This full-day private tour will have you living like a Balinese local for a day. Have an uncensored experience where you will be introduced to a real Balinese rural village lifestyle. You will have a chance to discover the true Balinese way of life and learn more about the local culture and Balinese traditions.
In the morning you will be met by your professional local guide at your accommodation who will then take you to your first stop, Guliang Kawan Village, located in the centre of Bali. A warm welcome from the villagers awaits you as you enjoy a simple Balinese breakfast served with coffee or tea.Next, you will enjoy a rural activity that allows you to stroll through the village streets to discover the daily life of the Balinese people. Here you will see how they dedicate themselves to their god, you will also be shown the art of making the beautiful Balinese Canang Sari. This is the daily Balinese Hindu offering, the symbol of thankfulness to the God. Then, continue to see how the elderly Balinese people make palm wine, locally known as Tuak. You will have the chance to taste this common alcoholic drink.Proceed to a blacksmith’s house and see how they produce Balinese traditional tools before continuing to the next house where you will see a Balinese man making a traditional hat that is commonly used by the farmer.Experience how the farmers work in the rice fields. You will learn how to plant, transplant or harvest rice (depending on the season). At the same time you will have the opportunity to learn more about Subak, the Balinese traditional irrigation system that is a UNESCO acknowledged way of sustainable farming.A delicious lunch will be served on a hut facing the rice fields.Proceeding to Penglipuran, a traditional village that preserves their traditional Balinese architectural housing to today. This same type of typical Balinese entrance stands in a row on the left and right side of the village. You will be transferred back to your hotel at the end of the tour.

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Light refreshments
  • All activities
  • Local driver/guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities


  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
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  • Hotel pickup included
  • Lunch included
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level