Day Tour

THE MYSTICAL MARTIAL ART OF MEPANTIG (4 Hours 45 Minutes)

Asia World Indonesia

Gianyar, Indonesia

Valid for Travel Now Through: 19 Aug 2018

THE MYSTICAL MARTIAL ART OF MEPANTIG (4 Hours 45 Minutes)

Gianyar, Indonesia

Tour Features

Experience(s)

  • Adventure
  • Culture, History & Arts

Meals

Lunch

Recommended Ages

5 and Above

Activity Level

Moderate

Description

Overview

Mepantigan is a Form of Balinese martial arts that involves similar physical techniques to those found in self-defense traditions around the world extends the form by also drawing upon Balinese drama, contemporary dance, and gamelan music, fusing fighting with the performing arts to create an entirely new cultural phenomenon.

In-Details

Pick up around 09:00 am from your hotel in south Bali to Batubulan (Gianyar) . Arrive at the home of Putu Witsen, you will be serve with a welcome drink made from starch rice water and Change into Tridatu or Poleng sarongs. Tridatu feature red, white, and black colours These colours represent Tri Murti, the god trinity concept that serves as one of the basic beliefs of Hinduism in Bali. Head to the middle of a rice field along the riverside accompanied by the referee, and begin to learn the basic technique of Mepantigan before jumping into the muddy field. Putu believes that an emphasis on emotional and spiritual intelligence can develop good character while teaching to avoid violence and grow compassion. Play a game in 2 rounds, where punching, biting, kicking, and hitting is forbidden. At the end of the game, take a dip in the river to clean off the mud and then enjoy a shower under bamboo. Enjoy a simple, organic lunch served with banana leaves and cups made from bamboo. Listen to traditional Balinese music playing in the background. After lunch, get transported back to your hotel.

Fast Facts

- Suitable for FIT and Group

- Daily morning & Afternoon departure

- Advanced booking required minimum 48 hours

- Return hotel transfer in air-conditioned vehicle

- What to bring/wear: sunscreen, sandals, change of clothes

- Professional license guide.

Selling Point

Exciting experience for building a relationship and the quality of relationship. Healthy, Happy and Harmony like Balinese !!

About Us

Asia World Indonesia is Indonesia’s leading Inbound Tour Operator and Destination Management Company specializing in travel within Indonesia. We organize all activities, sightseeing, tailor-made tours for individual travelers to memorable incentive trips for groups. The team consists of highly experienced individuals and is backed by a dedicated, professional team of tour guides and back office staff. Discover the wondrous delights of Indonesia with Asia World Indonesia.

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Wonderful 12 hour tour of Bali

By: LucyBelle


Reviewed on: 03 Jan 2015

Our guide, 1 Nyoman Sayang, and a driver picked us up from the ship at 8 AM. We toured the entire island. From the north rain forest, Bata Kua Temple, through the rice fields, south to Ulum Dany Beratan where a festival was in progress, to the south where Ulu Watu where we saw a Ketek dance. Made many stops on the journey and were returned to the ship at 10PM. Sayang was a wonderful friendly guide and made sure we were comfortable and included in all activities. This tour was the highlight of our stay in Bali!
Travel Advisor:  Kristie Burke

Expert Exemplary Service

By: EmandChris


Reviewed on: 30 Aug 2016

The staff who were our drivers with Asia World are by far the most friendly, knowledgeable drivers/tour guides I have ever worked with. They went above and beyond to make us feel welcomed. They were very knowledgeable about the area and were so enthusiastic to share their home with us! They went out of their way to be available for us what seemed like 24/7. We couldn't have asked for a better experience with Asia World.
Travel Advisor:  Denise Burcksen

Ubud Bali Tour and Transfer

By: Travel Bug


Reviewed on: 04 Mar 2017

Travel agent booked a tour with Asia World that would allow us to experience the highlights of Ubud, Bali one one day following our cruise. Our guide, Tribuwana, and driver, Merta, greeted us warmly at the cruise terminal. After loading our bags into the back of the van, Tribuwana told us the day was flexible and while there were planned places to visit, we could spend as much/little time in each place as we wanted and add other places as well. As a result of Tribuwana's suggestions, we visited a Louwek coffee plantation, the rice terraces and the village of Celik where gold and silver jewelry are handmade, in addition to our planned itinerary. Throughout the day, Tribuwana (who spoke perfect English) told us about life in Bali and its culture. He also patiently answered all of my questions and was quite useful in helping negotiate at the Ubud market! Asia World had booked our lunch 'Bridges' - excellent food and terrific view on the terrace. First rate tour at a reasonable price.
Travel Advisor:  Ursula Pearson

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By: Molly


Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2017

Sonnada in Bali was fantastic. He was an incredible host. Even brought water to us while sitting in the uluwatu temple. He made me feel very much at ease, safe and secure in every interaction. I would highly recommend him for any tour. The Lombok guide was kind but but I was disappointed when we declined going off course to a batik vendor and he took us there anyway. One thing that is frustrating overall was how much time is recommended for commuting which is cushioned with time to stop at various vendors and shop. I would prefer to know exact estimates based on current traffic conditions to get places. The more backgrounds and fast routes encouraged.
Travel Advisor:  Kathryn Schutz