Wax Dyeing & Eco Tour in Indonesia

Overseas Adventures & Fashion Studies in Bali

While women make up nearly half of Indonesia’s population, gender inequality persists in regard to clothes, education, and jobs. Add an impact to your trip by volunteering at an all-girls school or starting a women’s rights petition.

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Sojourn – Gain a better understanding of the community you’re visiting. Learn about different religions or spiritual practices. How do these impact the communities? How does religion or spirituality influence local traditions?

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Savor – Will you choose sweet or savory? Take the time to visit local markets and discover unique local ingredients. Learn how to prepare traditional meals & local favorites.

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Tip of the Tongue – Each morning, take the time to learn a few basic greetings and phrases in the local language. Learn how to write greetings & your name in the local script.

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A Wrinkle in Time – History influences our present. Discover the history of the country you visit. Hear the stories of your guides & their family history. Where do they come from?

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Journal Journeys – Take some time to reflect on the day’s events and document your journey. Spend a moment journaling about the day had & day ahead. These are memories for a lifetime!

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Culture – From local dances, festivals, or simple gestures to communicate – all of these make up a country’s culture. Learn and practice cultural norms & how to show respect in the culture you visit.

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Your overseas adventures have begun as you travel to Bali, Indonesia. As you descend, take a look out of your window to see expansive jungles and turquoise waters. A local guide will be waiting to transfer you to your jungle lodge. 

The afternoon is yours to explore your environment: look for wildlife on a nature path, jump into the hotel infinity pool, or get a massage at the hotel spa. In the evening, you’ll meet with your guide for a traditional Indonesian dinner, a great opportunity to get to know your guides and ask questions about your upcoming schedule!

You’ll get a look at the Indonesian culture and religion as you travel to Borobudur Temple and Prambanan Temple. Enjoy a short seaplane flight with views as you land in Yogyakarta. As you enter the Borobudur Temple, you will view one of the largest and most complex Buddhist monuments in the world! In fact, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is considered to be one of the seven wonders of the world. Next, you’ll visit Yogyakarta Palace to discover the royal residence that has become the center of government in the city. Enjoy lunch of authentic Indonesian dishes before flying back to Bali.

Calling all thrill-seekers, today is for you! Travel to Catur Valley to enjoy a hearty breakfast before your adventure. Next, travel into the Balinese jungle with guides to reach Shaki Canyon. You will spend the day going down its river with the use of kayaks, rappelling lines, jumps, and slides. You’ll be sure to experience an adrenaline rush! You’ll finally reach still waters to enjoy a pleasant swim. After being transferred bay to base camp, enjoy an all-you-can-eat lunch. Well done, adventurer!

It’s the day you’ve been waiting for! Today, you’ll experience the traditional craft of wax dyeing in Indonesia. The country has a rich textile tradition, which dates back centuries. If there is one fabric to be found across the archipelago islands, it’s batik. Batik is dyeing fabric with the wax-resist method where individuals hand-paint wax on clothes before melting it off. The result is beautiful patterns and designs. Today, you will visit a workshop to watch batik being produced by hand. It is a very meticulous task! Next, the workers will conduct a class to teach you how to create your own batik designs. What a wonderful souvenir to bring home with you!

Jump on a boat from Bali to escape to the Gili Islands. Your boat will have a glass bottom for you to view Bali’s marine life on the way. Keep a lookout for turtles, sharks, stingrays, colorful fish, and more!  Traditional Indonesian cuisine awaits your arrival at your private island. Next, take some time to rest in a hammock, swim in the ocean, explore the jungle, or snorkel the water. A local guide will accompany you to comment on the area’s unique ecosystems and wildlife.

You’ve seen Bali’s spectacular marine life, so why not encounter its land animals, too! Start the day visiting the famous Monkey Forest. Enjoy an intimate experience with these mischief makers by feeding the monkeys. Next, enjoy grazing on a platter of fresh meats, pastries, fruits, and cheeses with a cold brew coffee in hand. Following this, you’ll head to the Bali Swing to enjoy a Tarzan experience. Finish the day with a visit to a coffee plantation and rice fields.

It has been both an adventurous and educational week. We hope you had lots of fun, but it’s now time to leave. Enjoy a final breakfast with your group and guides before departing for your flight home

Indonesia is known for its rich flavors of food and design, being at one with nature, and its spectacular wildlife. With over 17,000 islands to explore, its adventure and education potentials are endless.

On this trip to Indonesia, you will have a cultural and adventurous experience. The trip’s highlights include meeting monkeys in a rainforest, touring the country’s temples, and learning how to wax dye from locals. Enjoy overseas adventures to Indonesia today!


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