Off the Tourist Trail in Bali: Hiking Rice Terraces Experience

Duration: 3 hours
Destination: Indonesia, Bali, Kuta
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  • 3 hours
  • Kuta
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Think of Bali, and you probably think of rice terraces cascading down the hillsides. Come see these gorgeous fields on a tour that’ll teach you the ins and outs of local agriculture. Discover an ancient irrigation system, wander through fields growing everything from rice to tomatoes, and find out how these fields are their own unique ecosystem and cultural tradition.

Itinerary

Think of Bali, and you probably think of rice terraces cascading down the hillsides. Come see these gorgeous fields on a tour that’ll teach you the ins and outs of local agriculture. Discover an ancient irrigation system, wander through fields growing everything from rice to tomatoes, and find out how these fields are their own unique ecosystem and cultural tradition.

Ending point:
Stuja Coffee or Xich Lo Kerobokan café. Your guide will arrange a taxi for you back to your hotel or to your next destination.

Inclusions
  • Friendly local English speaking guide
  • Visit a local food market and taste light local snack
  • Drink some fresh coconut water or relax with a coffee
  • Learn about the biodiversity of the rice fields and their importance to Balinese culture
  • Learn about the ancient irrigation system of subak that’s still used today in Bali
  • See a subak agricultural temple not typically visited by tourists
  • Enjoy gift of udeng for men or a sash for women
  • Rice fild donation - a portion of your tour fee is donated to a local farmer’s cooperative
  • Tips on what else to see, do and eat during your stay

Exclusions
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Note that you will be trekking for about 2 - 3 kilometres through a rice field and therefore could get wet. Please wear clothing and footwear that you are comfortable walking in, and that you won’t mind if they get muddy or dirty. Also bring your camera and a sense of adventure!
  • You will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
  • Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Local Impact: How you taking this tour will benefit the local community: This tour supports farmers in the Kerobokan area by donating a portion of your tour fee to a local farmer’s cooperative. During the visit to the temple, your guide will explain how the co-op works across the rice fields, the intricate workings of the 1,000 year old subak irrigation system and its importance to the community
  • While we strongly recommend that all travellers are vaccinated against COVID-19 to reduce the risk of transmission and avoid putting undue strain on healthcare services, vaccinations are not a requirement to join an Urban Adventures tour.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures have received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
Departure Point

Starbucks Kerobokan, Jl. Gn. Tangkuban Perahu No.13, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia


Departure Time

08:00 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

3 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Mamesho M

04 Apr, 2018

This is a terrible experience and tour that I would suggest you take the trekking in Ubud instead. Not what I expected.

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