Essential Bali For Foodies
Bespoke Holiday Itinerary / Experience Tour

Info : Essential Bali For Foodies

A unique twist on a classic holiday to Bali - this holiday will give you a thorough overview of this magical Indonesian island, combining the main highlights and natural wonders with beach relaxation and exciting foodie experiences. 

Highlights include:

  • a Balinese cooking class at the renowned Bumbu Bali
  • a privately guided tour of Ubud - the cultural heart of Bali
  • a country walk with a Balinese priest and a traditional water blessing
  • visit a local market and learn the secrets of spices and herbs from the experts at Wapa Di Ume
  • visit a local village and learn about the dishes they make every day
  • relax by the seafront and stay in beautiful boutique hotels

Pricing & Inclusions

From £2,450 per person including flights from the UK, based on two adults travelling. 

This is based on a tour price of £1,720 per person and international flights from £730 per person.

Please note that the price of flights in particular can be higher during peak travel periods. 

  • International flights
  • All transfers and excursions
  • All accommodation and meals as stated
  • Foodie experiences as stated
  • Full ATOL bonding

Day-to-Day Itinerary : Essential Bali For Foodies

Day 1 - depart the uk

Fly to Bali.

Day 2 - southern bali

Arrive in Bali where you will be met by your guide and driver and transferred to your hotel.

day 3 - southern bali

Spend the morning learning how to create a range of delicious Balinese dishes under the expert tutelage of Heinz von Holzen, a 20 year resident of Bali and a pioneer of Balinese cookery courses at Bumbu Bali.

day 4 - ubud

Transfer from your hotel to Ubud - the cultural centre of Bali. The rest of the day will be at leisure.

day 5 - ubud

Take part in a cooking class at Wapa Di Ume. Begin with a visit to the local market, where the staff will help with the banter and the bartering. Returning to Wapa Di Ume’s traditional open-air Balinese kitchen, you’ll then spend the morning learning how to cook a range of traditional dishes from an expert chef, before savouring your efforts for lunch.

day 6 - ubud

Enjoy a comprehensive tour of Ubud, including a visit to the excellent ARMA Museum’s extensive art collection. You’ll also spend a little time with Dewa Nyoman Batuan, a master of Balinese painting, before moving on to enjoy the delights of the city’s famous ‘Monkey Forest’, home to hundreds of crab-eating macaques and the Puri Saren Agung Palace.

day 7 - ubud

Take a private walking tour through the beautiful countryside around Ubud this morning, in the company of a local Balinese priest. Touring through the villages and rice fields, you’ll enjoy a very personal and illuminating insight into Balinese culture, religion and nature, before a traditional lunch and a Balinese blessing back at the priest’s house. 

day 8 - sideman

Transfer from Ubud to the beautiful, rural countryside town of Sideman. The rest of the day will be at leisure for you to explore the area. 

day 9 - sideman

Take part in a cooking class at the lovely Surya Shanti Villa, where you will buy your ingredients fresh from a local market before gaining some firsthand knowledge of the ingredients required in traditional Balinese and Indonesian cooking.

day 10 - sideman

Today is at leisure for you to explore the beautiful countryside surrounding Sideman.

day 11 - candi dasa beach

Transfer from Sideman to the seaside town of Candi Dasa. 

day 12 - candi dasa beach

Spend today at leisure relaxing by the pool or on the seafront.

day 13 - candi dasa beach

Today you'll visit a local village and learn the different techniques they use to cook classic countryside dishes.

day 14 - fly home

Transfer to Bali's international airport to catch your flight home, arriving back in the UK the next day.


Essential Bali For Foodies Hotels

You can book this holiday tour on its own, with flights or it can be tailored for you.

Here are the hotels and villas within this holiday as standard...

Essential Bali For Foodies Experiences

You can book this holiday tour on its own, with flights or it can be tailored for you.

Here are the experiences & activities within this holiday as standard...

Customer Feedback
10 out of 10 for the service we received... The organisation and planning of our trip was excellent. The first week involved quite a few activities and due to his planning everything went like clockwork. We never had to think about anything which made the holiday stress free!

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