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Bali Batik Class: Explore Your Inner Artistry

By PT. SMAILING TOURS & TRAVEL SERVICE
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Highlights

  • Join Batik lesson, a fun-filled, creative workshop

  • Learn the step by step process from painting with wax

  • Visit Ubud Threads of Life Gallery

  • Free time at the nearby Ubud Market

  • Decorated handkerchief and certificate

About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Private air-conditioned transportation with onboard wi-fi

  • What's included

    Hotel pick-up and drop off

  • What's included

    English-speaking guide

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    Entrance, toll and parking fees

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    Bottled water and wet tissue

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    Lunch

  • What's included

    Batik certificate of completion

  • What's excluded

    Food, drinks other than mentioned

  • What's excluded

    Items of personal nature ( tipping, souvenir)

  • What's excluded

    Other services not clearly indicated in the inclusions.

Know Before You Book

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

  • Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.

What you can expect

Batik, both an art and craft is the method of decorating cloth using wax and dye, practiced for centuries in Indonesia. Get to know this ancient tradition by creating your own and bring it home as souvenir and knowledge. Pick up at approximately 08.30 from your hotel in south Bali and depart with our guide to join Batik lesson, a fun-filled, creative workshop to produce an original design, or to try to master the detail of a traditional one. Conducted by an experienced teacher, you will start by watching the short video on the history of Batik and be introduced to the materials and tools used. Learn the step by step process from painting with wax, hand-coloring, dip dyeing and wax removing. A total of 2 hours process until you get the decorated handkerchief and certificate.

Leave for Ubud Threads of Life Gallery where the staff will guide you through the retail exhibits, teaching you about the textile arts, their cultural roots, and the importance of the gallery’s work to rural livelihoods across Indonesia. It is an educational and retail space representing the values of cultural continuity, sustainable livelihoods, and environmental stewardship. Textiles and artifacts throughout are curated to museum standards with interpretative texts and images. Conclude the day with lunch in Central Ubud and free time at the nearby Ubud Market, where you can shop for art products at competitive prices; don’t forget to bargain!

Location

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Activity Location

  • Threads Of Life
  • 24 Jalan Kajeng
  • Ubud Bali 80571

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off in the following areas: Uluwatu, Sawangan, Nusa Dua, Tanjung Benoa, Jimbaran, Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, Kerobokan, Denpasar, Sanur, Central Ubud
  • Denpasar Bali
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