The Operator picks you up from your hotel and drive you to the village of Sukahet Sari in the late afternoon
On arrival, you are invited to enjoy a 3-courses Romantic Dinner in the middle of rice fields. A perfect balance between tranquility and vitality. A special set up is organized with torches and candles to create an intimate atmosphere. One local bottle of wine is included. Finally, a unique moment is organized to close this amazing evening: you are invited to release a paper lantern into the night sky, as a lucky star for your romance.
After diner, you are welcomed to enjoy a free time inside the property; the staff staying at your disposal.
Early morning, you will wake up in the fabulous Lumbung cottage with an astonishing sunrise in front of your eyes.
The staff will serve you a continental breakfast so you enjoy the property in the morning before you start the trekking.
After a short safety briefing about the path, the trek begins, using the farmer’s ways to admire the famous paddy fields of Sidemen.
Several paths are possible, and choice is made depending of health conditions and wishes of the guests. This walk is the opportunity to learn more about the Subak system and plantations, and to see how the farmers work in the fields.
Trek ends in a specific location where you are able to try what you have just seen during the trek: sting rice, plowing with cows. Meanwhile, you can enjoy a fresh coconut and traditional snacks.
After this short break, you will discover the large property where you can experiment some Balinese daily activities with the inhabitants of the village of Sukahet Sari.
Several workshops are available and ready to welcome you :
− Learn about the Arak distillation and tasting;
− Assist the blacksmith making its own tools with its traditional oven;
− Prepare the daily offerings and ceremony cakes, while learning about their importance and meaning;
− See how Balinese people are clever with their hands as doing palm-leaf decoration;
− Discover how to prepare rice flour and cook Balinese recipes in a traditional kitchen.
Finally you are invited to enjoy a Balinese lunch with a 3-courses menu of traditional Balinese dishes (some of them prepared during the cooking class!), in our open-air restaurant with a breath-taking view over Sidemen paddy fields and Mount Agung (depending of the weather).
*Water is provided during the trekking and during the lunch.
*The lunch is a 3-course menu of traditional Balinese dishes.
*Hat and bamboo stick are provided for trekking and a farmer sarong during farming activity.
*Guests have to bring sun cream and comfortable closed shoes that can be wet for trekking as we cross a river.
*Restrooms and showers are available (3 male showers & 3 female showers + 2 male toilets & 2 female toilets).
*Trekking length and difficulty is adapted according to guests needs and health condition.
*The price include the activities and workshops as listed, local guide and professionals people during activities and workshops, snacks and meals as explained, equipment: hat, bamboo stick, water bottle and farmer sarong, one bottle of local wine, the paper lantern and one night in the Lumbung cottage.