VILLAGE LIFE AND TRADITIONAL FARMING
Upon arrival, visit a village Elementary School, to see teaching and learning activity. (With exceptional school holiday).
Proceed visiting Bali’s village family with it daily activities. A stop by at our home base for preparing self, prior to farming activities. Farming equipment as such farmer’s hat, mattock, also mosquito lotion are provided. Farming activities in sawah, about 10 minutes walk from our home base. Guests may participate in rice cultivating up to planting rice. Guests are highly recommended to bring sunscreen, open-toe slipper. After farming, proceed to trek sawah to the area of tropical plantations. A climbing coconut tree attraction is shown by a local here, then young coconut is served as refreshment. By a walk back to our home base for boiling cassava demonstration on traditional kitchen. At the end a traditional lunch is served.
VILLAGE & BEYOND AFTERNOON TREKKING.
The trek starts point at Taman Sari Buwana, Tunjuk village where the area still virgin from tourist touch. After self preparation you will slowly lead to Subak Kelasem, where you can enjoy rice field panorama with metekap activity (plowing using two cows ) by local farmers. From Subak Kelasem you will trek toward to Subak Babakan by passing through a small river and an holy temple. A deferent panorama of rice field with blue mountain back ground could be enjoyed from this area. Walking along the rice field you will see a subak temple where usually farmers offer an offering as thanksgiving to the rice Goddess, Devi Sri. Incase by chance you see this activity; you may get involve with them. From Subak Babakan you will continue the hiking to water dam. The trek will pass through coconut plantation where a local will show a coconut tree climbing demonstration Young coconut milk is served here as refreshment. After enjoying the water dam’s surrounding then you will continue the hike by walking along a riverside until reaching gate cemetery of Hinduism. Just few steps from here Hindu’s cemetery is located. Your hiking will pass through that cemetery. A different view of rice field with coconut trees back ground could be enjoyed from end of cemetery till reaching end side of the Beng Village. Then you will walk along the village while enjoy the village atmosphere with its activities. Reaching the other side of the village, you may get involve with a Balinese family in making offering and jajan (Balinese rice cake). A traditional set menu lunch is served at beginning of the trek.