Explore Bali’s culture. Discover native plants. Support local people.
Join local botany expert Dewi and her team on a walk, workshop or tour. Learn about botanicals, share in generations of knowledge about plant uses, create natural products and experience authentic Balinese culture.
The Combined Tour
From: USD 40.42
Dewi’s most popular tour!
Immerse yourself in Balinese botanicals on this combined walk and workshop. Get off the beaten track and stroll among lush green rice fields as you learn about native plants and local crops. Join Dewi in her studio to share her secrets for creating natural body care products from selected flowering plants.
The guided walk and workshop takes you on a journey of discovery from plant to product and is not to be missed.
This 3-hour tour runs Monday–Saturday at 9 am and 2 pm.Read more and book
Botanical Products Workshop
From: USD 23.58
Looking for a locally run, hands-on workshop where you can explore botanical ingredients native to Bali?
BOTANICAL PRODUCTS WORKSHOP
Enjoy discovering the many useful properties of Balinese native flora with Dewi and her team. Create your own range of natural body care products derived from locally sourced plants and take them away with you, beautifully packaged in banana leaves or recycled bottles.
This 90-minute workshop runs Monday–Saturday at 11 am and 2 pm.Read more and book
New Online Botanical Products Workshop
A NEW ONLINE WORKSHOP
Online Botanical Product Workshop with Dewi! (by request)
Our fun, practical and easy to follow online workshop will teach you how to make your own organic hair- and skincare products!
Step by step you will be shown how to make your own shampoo, sunscreen lotion, face mask and Balinese healing body scrub. We seek to put a lot of attention into your personal interests and needs, making each course unique. So don’t hesitate to ask questions! While Dewi explains and shows every step of the process, you can relax and watch in the comfort of your home.
After the workshop, you will receive an illustrated recipe guide booklet emailed to you.
Develop new skills and learn how to make your own all-natural hair- and skincare Bali style!
A Walk in the Rice Fields
From: USD 20.21
Take a walk and discover the fascinating world of botany and agriculture in Bali.
Learn from Dewi about how the leaves, fruits and flowers of native plants are used in food, body care products and traditional medicine. From planting to harvesting, gain an insight into the ancient practice of growing rice in Bali, and discover the unique Balinese system of irrigation known as subak.
This 90-minute walk runs Monday–Saturday at 9 am and 3:30 pm.Read more and book
Water Temple Experience
From: USD 47.16
Go beyond Bali’s beach culture to discover the spiritual heart of the Balinese people in the central highlands.
Take time to reflect at Taman Mumbul Sangeh, a serene water temple a short drive from Ubud and a world away from Bali’s tourist trail. Learn from Dewi how to create a traditional offering basket to bring to the water temple. Wearing a traditional sarong, make your offering in the temple before taking part in the daily water purification ritual alongside the locals. After immersing yourself in the holy spring water pool, return to the temple in ceremonial dress to receive your blessing. Conclude this rewarding experience by sharing a simple Balinese lunch with Dewi.
This 5-hour experience runs daily by request at 10 am.Read more and book
Coconut Oil Distilling Tour
From: USD 30.32
Have you ever wondered how coconut oil is distilled?
Join Dewi to learn about Bali’s traditional extraction practices before travelling to farm. In the tranquility of Ubud’s fertile rice fields, UBI Team & farmer will demonstrate how their family has been harvesting coconuts and extracting their oil for generations. Watch they distil the pure coconut oil into recycled glass bottles ready for you to take one away with you.
This 4-hour experience runs daily by request at 10 am.Read more and book