Museums / Culture, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town, City
Kid Friendly: Yes. children must be at least 12 years old
Maximum travelers: 8
English (fluent), Dutch (conversational), Indonesian (fluent), Japanese (basic)
cooking with locals
Baluarti is the name of society residence complex inside the wall of Kraton Surakarta. It has a traditional art and culture of which are mostly influenced by The former Kingdom of Surakarta. Therefore traditional art and culture such traditional dance and gamelan music practice are happening every day.
One of the interesting activity in this village is to have a chance to learn how to cook Indonesian ingredients to be delicious Royal cuisine. We are offering the activity of trying to play Gamelan, dancing and cooking class at Baluarti cultural village.
Pick up service at the Hotel at 8 am, then shopping for ingredient at the the traditional Market. Drive to Kraton Surakarta and meeting the the host at the his Home which is located inside the wall of the palace.
Introduction to Indonesian spice and ingredient, then start the cooking class program for about 2 hours.
Home hosted lunch after cooking with locals.
sight seeing tour inside the Kampung of Baluarti to learn how to play Gamelan and experience Javanese traditional dance.
drive back to the hotel and arrive at around 15. 00
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will pick you up at your Hotel, Airport, Train station or bus station within the city of Solo
End location: I will drop you off at your Hotel, Airport, Train station or bus station within the city of Solo
Duration: 6 hours
tours include transport, Guide, ingredient, cooking class, Lunch