Unleashing the Botanical Magic of Ubud with Ubud Botany Interactive
In the heart of Bali's cultural haven, Ubud, lies a hidden gem that bridges the gap between nature, culture, and community. Ubud Botany Interactive (UBI) invites you to embark on a captivating adventure that intertwines the rich tapestry of Balinese culture with the fascinating world of plants and agriculture. Led by the passionate botany expert Dewi and her dedicated team, UBI promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you inspired and connected to nature like never before.
Meet Dewi: The Heart and Soul of UBI
Dewi's love for plants began in her childhood, growing up in a farming family near Ubud. This early connection to agricultural practices and native flora sparked her passion for botany, leading her to pursue higher education in the field. With a bachelor's and master's degree in botany and agriculture, Dewi's expertise became the foundation for creating Ubud Botany Interactive in 2014. She dreamed of sharing her love for plants, farming practices, and Balinese culture while supporting the local community and promoting sustainable environmental practices.
Embark on an Enchanting Botanical Journey
Join Dewi and her team on a thrilling adventure that will open your eyes to the wonders of Bali's culture and the native plants that are so deeply entwined with it. UBI offers a range of activities that allow you to immerse yourself in the vibrant world of plants, culture, and artistry:
1. The Combined Tour: A Journey from Plant to Product
Dive deep into the captivating journey from plant to product with Dewi's most popular tour. This 3-hour adventure includes a 90-minute walk in the lush rice fields, guided by a botany expert. You'll then step into the world of botanical products during a 90-minute workshop where you'll create your own Hibiscus Shampoo, Nature’s Sunscreen, Aloe Vera Body Scrub, and Boreh (healing scrub). Take away your creations, traditionally wrapped in palm leaves, to cherish the memories back home.
2. Botanical Products Workshop: Craft Beauty from Nature
Get creative with locally sourced botanicals and craft your own Balinese body care products in this 90-minute workshop. Under the guidance of a workshop facilitator, you'll concoct exquisite botanical products to take home as souvenirs. The joy of producing your all-natural creations is a truly memorable experience!
3. Online Botanical Products Workshop: Learn from Home
For those unable to join in person, UBI extends its expertise through a virtual experience. Join a teacher-led session to create your own hibiscus shampoo, sunscreen lotion, face mask, and Balinese healing body scrub from the comfort of your home. A detailed recipe guide will be emailed to you, ensuring you can embark on this botanical adventure from anywhere in the world.
4. A Walk in the Rice Fields: Nature's Classroom
Join Dewi on this 90-minute walk to explore the wonders of botany and agriculture in Bali. Sip herbal tea, savor traditional Balinese cake, and relish fresh coconut water. Discover the secrets hidden among the rice paddies and learn about the harmonious relationship between Balinese culture and nature.
5. Water Temple Experience: Purification and Tradition
Immerse yourself in a profound water purification ritual and create a traditional temple offering. Guided by a local expert, you'll be part of a centuries-old tradition while learning about its significance in Balinese culture.
6. Coconut Oil Distilling Tour: A Journey to Tranquility
Discover the art of coconut oil distillation amidst the serene rice fields of Ubud. With a local guide leading the way, you'll witness a coconut harvesting and distilling demonstration by the UBI team and local farmers. Get hands-on as you learn to make coconut milk, coconut oil, coconut cream, and coconut lotion. As a memento, you'll receive a 150 mL recycled glass bottle of distilled coconut oil.
Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a culture lover, or simply looking for an unforgettable experience, Ubud Botany Interactive promises to touch your heart and soul. Join Ubud Botany Interactive today and unlock the botanical wonders of Bali, all while spreading joy, knowledge, and sustainability. Book your spot now and let Dewi and her team take you on a journey of a lifetime!