Make yourself comfortable with a local accommodation alongside a local family as you go about exploring the region of Sibetan and its wondrous beauty with an eco trekking excursion!
At an altitude of 400 - 600 metres above sea level, Sibetan Village’s 1,125,000-hectare Salak plantation puts the region as Bali’s main producer of the Salak Bali and Salak Sugar Sandwich. Popular with both locals and tourists alike, Sibetan Village is also a place of cultural and historical significance in the history of Bali. It used to be the capital during the reign of I Gusti Ngurah Mantu and as you stroll around the village, you will see various monuments being erected in memory of the wise king. If you are curious about how the Bali countryside looks like and what the region used to represent in terms of Bali’s culture and history, you should definitely give Sibetan Village a try.
Day 1 - Arrival to Sibetan Village
Upon arriving at Sibetan Village, you will check yourself into your guest house and unload your luggage. Meet your local host and get to know more about the local family who you will be spending the night with. Your guest house will consist of up to 2 - 4 rooms where you may chance upon other fellow travellers as well. Once you check yourself in, you will proceed to explore the surrounding natural environment of Sibetan Village. Your first stop will be the Salak plantation in the village. The vast region of Sibetan Village is Bali’s most prominent and number one producer of the local Salak Bali and Salak Sugar Sandwich do you will not want to miss out on the opportunity to see the plant for yourself. Even better, you will also have the opportunity to pluck and try them out for yourself - on the house, of course. Once you are done enjoying the crunchiness and juiciness of the fruit, you will proceed to check out the nearby rice field and learn more about the local wine refinery process. Afterwards, you will head back to your local home to unwind and get to know more about the village residents. As you see the sun setting in the far horizon, you will also be served with dinner alongside the local family and fellow travellers.
When you feel like sleeping, make your way to your guest house and retire for the next day. Having your own room will allow you to enjoy the calm evening as the evening breeze lulls you to sleep.
Day 2 - Departure
Once you are back at the foot of the hill, you will continue your journey with a relaxing walk into the rice fields where you will be able to learn more about the agricultural practices of the local farmer. You may also get the chance to converse and learn more from the local farmers ploughing through the fertile soil. Then, you will continue sauntering to the east where you will see the largest Salak plantations and traditional villages of Sibetan Village. If you still had not had enough of the Salak before, this is your chance to get another bite of that juicy delicacy. Interestingly, you will also get to learn more about how the local farmers turn their crops into wine. If you are thirsty, the locals will come equipped with coconut to help you quench that thirst in your neck.
After the tour, head back to your rooms to have a good rest before checking out at 12:00pm.
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List of Location(s):
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