Escape the hustle and bustle of central Ubud to enjoy a culinary treat by the rice fields and a spectacular traditional performance of the Kecak fire dance.
Commonly known to tourists as ‘the monkey dance’, the Kecak tells the story of Rama and Sita of the Ramayana. Incorporating vocals, dance and music together in an engaging and theatrical style.
Join local villagers and share a deeply significant cultural experience practiced in Bali for hundreds of years!
Do good, feel good! Each nightly performance is hosted by a different village, the money from ticket sales goes directly to the performing village!
This experience has a 1-star physical activity rating.
“Lovely venue with great food. Easily booked and very well thought out. Made the whole experience easy.”
– Tony & Sonia, Perth, Australia
Positive Impact Statement
We’ve designed this experience to provide economic opportunities to the local community and provide them with the opportunity to present their culture to visitors in their own way.
Proceeds from this travel experience support our partner, Five Pillar Foundation, and their Youth Skill Development & Empowerment Programs.
Five Pillar Foundations works with village youth to help prepare them for their future, providing a local co-working space with Wi-Fi, and a range of free classes including computer literacy, digital design, internet marketing entrepreneurship, photography and English language. Five Pillar Foundation also run special excursions to villages throughout West Bali, with an aim to provide young Indonesians with the technical skills, passion and inspiration they need to build their own successful enterprises and find ways to help their local community make the best use of available resources. Five Pillar’s programs help empower young people to get involved in the protection and preservation of their culture, communities and environment.
This experience has been created to provide economic opportunities to the local community and also allow the local community to present their own culture to visitors in their own way.
- Pick up/Drop off from the meeting point at Kuta or Ubud
- A traditional Balinese-Style Feast
- Ticket to the traditional performance
What to Bring?
- Phone and/or camera (fully charged)
- Umbrella in case of rain
What happens if there is bad weather?
Some activities are weather dependent and in extreme weather situations, some activities may not be able to be offered. Reasonable and appropriate substitute activities will be offered in the event that planned activities are unavailable.