Balinese Traditional Food Cooking Class with Ubud Monkey Forest and SPA

Duration: 10 hours
Destination: Indonesia, Gianyar Regency, Ubud
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  • 10 hours
  • Ubud
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Enjoying the Balinese way of cooking can be a wonderful experience during your visit to the "Island of the Gods". With this tour, you will learn how to make Balinese traditional food and the secret of traditional Balinese food from the original recipes and kitchen, shop in conventional Balinese market, and meet with local people and culture.  After cooking class, you will visit Ubud Monkey Forest, one of Bali's several grey long-tailed macaque-inhabited forests. At the end of the tour, enjoy a 2-hour spa treatment before returning to your Hotel.

Your private driver will come to pick you up at 7 am from your Hotel in Bali. Your private driver will take you to meet your guide and explore the local or traditional Market at 8:30 am. After the Market, you will meet the farmers and learn how they grow rice. Finally, you will learn to make many delicious menus from authentic Balinese recipes and ingredients.

After cooking class, at about 1 pm, your driver will take you to Ubud Monkey Forest to see the hundreds of playful monkeys in a calm, lush forest. Not only monkeys, but there are also at least 115 species of trees in the woods, some of which are significant in Balinese culture as sacred or as materials used during rituals. About 900 monkeys live in the forest area, specifically the Balinese long-tail macaque.

When you finish visiting the monkey forest at 2 pm, your private driver will take you to Spa place where you will enjoy a 2-hour spa treatment (1 Hour Body Massage & 1 Hour Body Scrub) by superbly trained therapists, with their healing hands, only use products of blended natural ingredients, the purest selected natural oils, herbs & spices to provide the ideal atmosphere for relaxation & rejuvenation.

Stop At:

• Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud 80571 Indonesia

Sample Menu

• Soup Ayam Jamur - Chicken soup with mushroom
• Tempe Lalah Manis - Spiced and sweet fried tempe
• Tahu Kare - Tofu curry with Balinese spices
• Sate Lilit - Minced of spices fish skewer
• Pepes Tuna - Grilled fish in banana leaf
• Lawar Bali - Mix Vegetable with Balinese spices
• Sambal Matah - Raw spices with coconut oil
• Dadar Gulung - Rolled cake with coconut & palm sugar

Inclusions
  • Cooking Class Guide
  • Lunch at Cooking Class
  • 2 Hour Spa Treatment
  • Private Driver
  • Tour Escort
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water

Exclusions
  • Personal Expenses
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • The Cooking Class is not private, But tour and Spa is private
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
07:00 Am from your Hotel in Bali

08:00 am if your Hotel in Ubud Area

Ports

  • Benoa Harbour Bali

Voucher info

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

Duration

10 hours

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

User's Reviews

thatguyjigger

19 Sep, 2019

This was definitely one of the highlights of our trip and stress free, given that Bali was a new destination from us. We received whatsapp messages and communication the day before the trip to confirm the time they were picking us up. Our tour guide Desu was the best! He was professional and shared with us what to expect at each location and also shared with us about Bali and places we need to see. He picked us up on time and drove us to our first destination, which was the Market and Food Cooking Class in Ubud. We learned how to make Indonesian dishes that we already had made in San Diego, because they give you a cookbook at the end! After that, he took us to the Ubud Monkey Forest, and walked around with us around the monkey forest. The monkeys can be quite friendly, so he made sure we were safe the whole time. We even took a monkey selfie. We ended the day with a 2-hour scrub/massage. I would definitely use this tour company again because they picked great tours to package together and sent competent drivers/tour guides like Desu that made our experience much better.

A_J_Harman2005

01 Nov, 2019

It was an amazing day with our drive to the market to see local produce and then preparing and cooking traditional food. Then a short stop to see the cheeky monkeys at the Ubud Monkey Forest, then finish the day with an amazing spa treatment.

Julia D

20 Sep, 2019

We spent amazing day starting with cooking classes then going spa. Classes were so much fun, we had really fantastic chef lady 🙏 and such a funny group. Cooking in such a peaceful place, i the middle of rice fields was really a great experience and I'd recommend it to everyone visiting Bali. Big big big thanks to our driver Desu, who adjusted to us, gave us many useful tips about our next days and what we should visit, he was so kind and helpful, Desu thank you!🙏 Spa time was so beautiful and relaxing after a day like this, we really enjoyed whole day. Must do!

Kimberly_M

08 Aug, 2022

Fantastic first day in Ubud. Our driver, Dananjaya, was on time and patiently waited at all our stops. Cooking class was exceptional and the spa was beautiful.

Indoadventures

15 Jan, 2020

My husband and I took part in these activities in December and had an amazing day. Our guide, Dodi, was fantastic! He was friendly and knowledgable and really added to the enjoyment of the day! This is a must do excursion.

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