STAY WITH MANGKU KANDIA- A BALINESE GUIDES & HEALER
4 Days/3 Nights PACKAGE
Day One: Check In –Half Day Village Tour (L,D)
Afternoon, Room check in at Kaya House, welcomed by host Mangku Kandia and families with flower garland. Entering the house Mangku will pour over the Holy water to your body as symbol of cleansing. Coffee tea breaks with Balinese Cake will be provided upon your the arrival. Mangku will brief you the agenda for rest of afternoon and Balinese house compound before you into the room. Learning Balinese “Gamelan” Music and basic Balinese dancing constitutes a culture immersion led by Balinese Musician. Mangku Kandia is an English speaking Guide since 1984. He studied a lot about Hindu Theology and Religious Studies. Before proceed to Dinner Mangku will explain you about Balinese Hindu way of living and his understanding of his Balinese culture. Currently he is still studying for Philosophy of Doctor (Ph.D) at Hindu State Institute Denpasar Bali. Dinner at Kaya House.
Day Two : Mas Village Experience (B,L,D)
After breakfast, the first morning stop at biggest Hindu temple so called Taman Sari or Taman Pule. This temple was built by Bendesa Mas ( original inhabitant of the village ) dedicated to Hindu Highest Priest Dang Hyang Nirartha who visited the Village around 15th Century from Majapahit Kingdom East Java. Sash or sarung will be provided by Local Guide to enter the temple. Temple festival will be held every 210 Days or Kuningan Day. Next stop , visit elementry school in the villages, do not forget to bring presents for children if any such as pencils, books etc. Students always like your visit as they want to communicate with you, asking the education experiences in your country of origin. Group pictures will be taken with our students. Next Visit is the house of the late Ida Bagus Gelodog, a femous artist in Bali. He was a good friend of Mr. Rudolf Bonnet, femous Painter from Holland who initiated ’Pita Maha Great Artists Foundation’ in 1930 supported by King of Ubud District ” Cokorda Gede Agung Sukawati”. Mr. Ida Bagus Anom of Gelodog Son will give short workshop in English regarding the meaning of mask for Balinese people and its culture. Lunch will be served at local restaurant in the Village. After lunch , you will join Culture workshops such as: to make a balinese offering or canang sari . Continue to do cooking lessons for Dinner at Kaya House . You will be active participants in this cooking lesson and to learn Balinese Foods. Dinner with the host.
Day Three : Holy Water Purifiation and Fire Therapy (B,L,D )
Breakfast at Kaya House. First morning stop at Bubbling Holy water temple tampaksiring for Holy water purification for cleansing your mind and body from illness. Please do not forget to bring changing cloth. Lunch will be served Ceking Village femous for rice terranced. Have a look at agro tourism for coffee plantation. Afternoon back to Kaya House to join fire therapy to improve quality of physical body fresh. Dinner will be served after fire ritual. Evening free program for culture sharing with Mangku Kandia
Day Four : Holy Water Purifiation and Fire Therapy (B )
After breakfast day at leisure . Free shopping in the village and afternoon transfer to airport for next destination. End of program. Bon Voyage
Package are inclusive of :
1. 3 Nights at Kaya House on twin sharing rooms.
2. Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
3. Local transportation, English Speaking Guide, Certificate from AWITOURS, Photograph
4. Tours as attached.
Prices are exclusive of:
1. Personal Expenses
2. Tips for Local Guide
3. High Seasons surcharge if any