A day to experience to be a member of Balinese farmer family. Do what Balinese farmer do from farming and gardening, home cooking to offering making.
It is an honor for our family to invite you to our humble family compound to show you the uniqueness of Balinese traditional compound, as well as sharing the stories and philosophies behind it. On our walk to the rice field, you are welcome to help us herding our ducks and feed our cows. Our beautiful rice terraces are located in a remote place that can be accessed only by foot after crossing small bamboo bridge. Depending on the rice growing stages, you may witness plaguing, rice planting, weeding or harvesting. If you dare, you are more then welcome to help us farm the rice otherwise you can still enjoying the beautiful view and learn about sophisticated traditional irrigation system fo Subak.
After the rice field, we would together picking some vegetables either wild fern, young jack fruit, young papaya, cassava leaves, spinach or others from our organic garden. From the same garden, we will also gathering spices like lemon grass, turmeric, chili, salam leaves and others. We will cook whatever available directly from our garden. For the main dish we then need to catch cat fish from our fish pond. As all ingredients ready then we start our home cooking in our kitchen, located just next to the garden overlooking the beautiful view of Ayung river valley. Our mother, aunty or our sisters will show you how they cook our daily meals using our traditional wooden fire stove. As you are part of the family, you should help them doing the cooking as well.
After finish cooking our dishes and before enjoying our Balinese home lunch, as our traditional customs, we first made our daily offering. We would show you how we make this intricate offering. Daily offering is our way to express thank to the God and hope the food blessed by Him.
The lunch table is set overlooking the beautiful valley of Ayung river. You can enjoy your Balinese lunch in a relaxing atmosphere with the lush green valley view beneath you.
For the above experience you only to invest IDR 350,000 per person for minimum booking 2 person. It includes the lunch with drinks, pick up and drop off from /to your hotel in Ubud. If you stay other then Ubud area, there will be an extra fee for transportation.