Come along with us and experience Bali, a paradise in every sense of the word. We’ll combine amazing sightseeing, hands-on workshops with master batik artisans, incredibly unique tours, unbelievable batik shopping experiences and the opportunity to experience it all with fellow quilters.
9 Day Bali Tour Package Includes:
Round trip international airfare from Los Angeles to Denpasar, Bali.
Round-trip transfers to and from the hotel/airport in Bali.
Private deluxe motor coach and driver the entire time.
5-star hotel accommodations for seven nights in Ubud and Nusa Dua.
Hands-on batik fabrics art quilt project with Colleen Tauke! (materials provided)
Breakfast daily, some lunches and dinners.
Optional Balinese cooking lesson with a professional chef.
Behind the scenes tour of a well-known batik factory.
Hands-on freestyle and block-printing batik workshops with master batik artisans.
Unbelievable batik fabric shopping at discounted prices.
A jewelry-making demonstration by a family-owned jeweler.
A visit to the extraordinary rice terraces outside of Ubud.
Professional Craftours escort the entire time.
Hands-on Balinese painting workshop at the largest art gallery in Bali. (class kit included)
A wood-carving demonstration with a local family.
Optional visit to the Toro Elephant Safari Park.
Shopping in the Ubud arts and crafts market.
Optional visit to the Bali Bird Park.
Sightseeing tour of the Sacred Monkey Forest.
Touring and shopping at an Ikat Weaving facility.
Professional Balinese tour guide the entire time.
Craftours commemorative gift, lanyard and luggage tag.
Monkey Forest SanctuaryThe Ubud Monkey Forest is a nature reserve and temple complex in Ubud, Bali. Its full name as written on a welcome sign is the Padangtegal Mandala Wisata Wanara Wana Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. The complex houses approximately 605 Crab-eating Macaque monkeys. There are four groups of monkeys each occupying different territories in the park.
Ubud Royal PalaceThe Ubud Royal Palace is one of the most prominent places in Ubud, as it is smack-dab on the main Jalan Raya Ubud road and intersection. The palace can also be regarded as the focal landmark of Ubud. The Ubud palace was built during the lordship of the late Ida Tjokorda Putu Kandel (1800-1823), and is well-kept by his successive heirs.
Bali Bird ParkExperience more than 1000 birds, 250 species and an experience that you will never forget. Bali Bird Park is one of the definite must-see attractions on Bali. Bali Bird Park is divided into regions that recreate the natural habitats of its birds, complete with indigenous plant life. A magical journey that takes you across the Indonesian archipelago, Latin America, Africa and Australia.
Elephant Safari ParkElephant Safari Park is situated in a rather secluded location in the Village of Taro. Surrounded by the well-preserved forest ecosystem, the moderately cool climate of the Village was assessed as an ideal habitat for Sumatran Elephants.
Bali Cooking ClassThis cooking lesson invites culinary enthusiasts to step into the local gastronomy scenes and go on a journey of rich culinary discovery. You will be immersed in indigenous culture as you learn to prepare traditional dishes with indigenous ingredients, learning about the dishes’ origins along the way.
Testimonials from past Bali Tours
Jinny Beyer – “I’ve recently returned from a fabulous trip to Indonesia. It was spectacular. Craftours certainly knows how to run a tour. We stayed in a first class resort and took day trips from there. We did lots of sight seeing, sewing, and eating the delicious Indonesian food! This is the third trip that I have taken with them. In all of them the accommodations were first class, the organization exceptional, and on each trip the local guides that were arranged have been awesome….so much planning, knowledge and information has gone into these trips and I recommend them highly.”
Bonnie Hunter – “I’ve been honored and blessed to have been traveling with Craftours over the past several years as a teacher, lecturer and as a tour escort. The attention to detail and organization of every aspect of the tours from travel logistics, to lodging, activities and highlights are unsurpassed. Be it a cruise, a land tour or other excursion, be prepared for phenomenal itineraries, first class accommodations, knowledgeable and engaging tour guides, and even fabulous and fun bus drivers (land tour) who will give you the trip of a life time. This is the stuff that travel dreams are made of. These are memories that will last a life time. The folks I have met while traveling with Craftours have become friends for life. There are Sew Many Places to see! There are Sew Many Places to discover!”
Kaye England – “I consider myself very lucky to have traveled with Craftours. I have seen China, Italy, Bali, Africa, Australia, Ireland, England, Scotland and sailed the seas all while looking at things through a “Quilters Eye”. All of the trips have exceeded my expectations with great attention to the details. I have met wonderful people, seen wonderful sites and made a lifetime of memories on our quilting tours. Craftours has a tremendous focus on hotels, food and tour guides which makes the trip memorable for all. I recommend a trip with Craftours as a delightful way to see the world.”