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Pewter Crafting at Royal Selangor
Alila Bangsar . Malaysia
Pewter Crafting at Royal Selangor is the world's foremost name in quality pewter. We uncover the secrets of pewter smithing in a tour of the Royal Selangor visitor centre. Enjoy a hands-on workshop at its School of Hard Knocks, with expert instruction in the pewter-making process, learning how to cast, polish and decorate a pewter accessory - a memorable souvenir of all your hard work to bring home.

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A Malay Village in the Heart of the Modern City
Alila Bangsar . Malaysia
A Malay Village in the heart of the modern city is a historical Malay Village in the heart of the modern city of Kuala Lumpur. This uniquely Kampung Bharu experience is to explore the culture, story and traditions behind the modern city of Kuala Lumpur. The experience includes the history, culture, food, traditions, architectural plus crafts and gifts.

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Melukat Blessing
Alila Ubud . Indonesia
Experience a phenomenal Balinese Caste system in the legendary serenity Brahmin village. Meet the holistic Pedanda priest, attend the Puja Mantra ritual ceremony and receive Balinese blessings.

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Balinese Astrology
Alila Ubud . Indonesia
A mystifying spiritual Hindunese astrology to discover your Otanan Balinese birthday, sign, personality and character.

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Art-Traction Tour
Alila Ubud . Indonesia
Startup your day with an enlightening traditional Balinese dance before starting an enchanting journey to the Tohpati Village.

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Hidden Sanctuary
Alila Ubud . Indonesia
A memorable journey to the wonderful traditional Balinese village of Penglipuran in Bangli Regency, experiencing its unique traditional lifestyle, exploring the emerald flourishing bamboo forest and visiting the 11th-century ancient Kehen temple.

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Balinese Architecture
Alila Ubud . Indonesia
Explore the ancient-authentic architecture of local houses and temples in Bali are mainly designated to Hinduism religion, through a personalized workshop and tour with our professional Leisure Concierge.

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A UNESCO Experience
Alila Ubud . Indonesia
Discover the authentic Balinese traditional Mengwi village, magnificent Taman Ayun Temple to the UNESCO World Heritage legendary Subak Museum. Journey to the ravishing Bedugul while exploring the enchanting Ulun Danu Temple with the breathtaking scenery of beautiful Baratan Lake.

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Temple Treasure
Alila Ubud . Indonesia
Experience a phenomenal adventure to the ancient 11th century Balinese temples, into the divine Elephant cave, the legendary Samuan Tiga temple and captivating Gunung Kawi temple.

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Journey to Community
Alila Villas Uluwatu . Indonesia
Taste the mouthwatering traditional Balinese cuisine in The Warung restaurant for lunch and head to the Bali Life Foundation orphanage to feel a heartwarming experience.

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Journey of the Balinese Artisan
Alila Villas Uluwatu . Indonesia
Discover the beauty of Balinese culture and traditions through artistic practices of elegant Balinese dance class while wearing the delicate Balinese traditional clothes, and express your creativity by creating your own Canang Sari.

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Cooking Class In The Organic Garden
Alila Manggis . Indonesia
Experience the authentic gastronomic experience of local Indonesian Balinese mouth-watering flavours and spices. Explore our hidden organic garden under the foothills of Mount Agung, facing the deep calm azure Indian Ocean.

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Holy Trek To Heaven
Alila Manggis . Indonesia
An unforgettable spiritual trek to the holy hill of Lempuyang. Discover the spiritual life of Bali and enjoy the mesmerizing view of Mount Agung right in front of your eyes.

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Kastala To Tenganan
Alila Manggis . Indonesia
A phenomenal trek experience to the hills of rice terraces, farms, native landscape, a fascinating sea of Bali and weaving the traditional basket making in ‘Bali Aga’ village of Tenganan.

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Cycling To Sanctuary
Alila Manggis . Indonesia
Explore "Pura Ayu" of Ngis village, discover the peaceful sophisticated countryside, rice fields, and some fertile fields.

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Inspirational Bali
Alila Seminyak . Indonesia
Alila Seminyak is located next to one of the most unique temples in Bali: Pura Petitenget, built in the 15th century. Temple culture is a big part of Balinese life. Through this experience, we share with you the beauty and fascinating history of the Petitenget Temple, and take you on a wonderful journey to understand the heart of Bali through its unique culture and religion. Explore the grace of Balinese rituals and ceremonies, right before your eyes and right in your hands. Express your creativity as you learn to make the Canang Sari offerings that are usually placed on the ground in front of houses, shops and temples, as well as Gebogan, beautifully decorated fruit towers that are a symbol of gratitude to the gods.

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Inspirational Bali
Studios at Alila Seminyak . Indonesia
Alila Seminyak is located next to one of the most unique temples in Bali: Pura Petitenget, built in the 15th century. Temple culture is a big part of Balinese life. Through this experience, we share with you the beauty and fascinating history of the Petitenget Temple, and take you on a wonderful journey to understand the heart of Bali through its unique culture and religion. Explore the grace of Balinese rituals and ceremonies, right before your eyes and right in your hands. Express your creativity as you learn to make the Canang Sari offerings that are usually placed on the ground in front of houses, shops and temples, as well as Gebogan, beautifully decorated fruit towers that are a symbol of gratitude to the gods.

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Castles and Forts – Jabreen & Bahla
Alila Jabal Akhdar . Oman
Castles and forts are among Oman’s most distinctive cultural landmarks. Visit the town of Jabreen, home to Jabreen Castle, built-in 1670 as a beautiful palace for the Imam and his family, showcasing authentic Omani craftsmanship. This trip also takes in the sights of Bahla, renowned for its ancient UNESCO-protected Bahla Fort and its handmade pottery – it is said that the potters of Bahla are born with magic in their fingers! Booking in advance required | Entry ticket is not included

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Forts and Souqs of Nizwa
Alila Jabal Akhdar . Oman
Take a spectacular drive through the mountains down to the town of Nizwa, the birthplace of Islam in Oman and the country’s ancient capital. Once a centre of trade, religion, education and art, Nizwa is the site for many historic castles and forts, including the imposing 17th-century Nizwa Fort that is largest for t in the Arabian Peninsula. Lose yourself in Nizwa Souq, famous for its Bedouin silver jewelry alongside spices, pottery, leather goods and more. On your return to the resort, stop for a walk through the ancient alleyways of Birkat Almouz a medieval village built into the rock face.

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Journey into the Indigenous Bali Lifestyle
Alila Villas Uluwatu . Indonesia
Embark on a journey like no other to experience traditions integral to Bali life. Unveil your artistic nature as you learn to craft two Balinese offerings of gratitude to God - a Canang Sari at our Cabana, while gazing upon the boundless beauty of the Indian Ocean.

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Journey to Enlightenment
Alila Villas Uluwatu . Indonesia
Join the temple priests in prayer and learn more about the incredible voyage of discovery that Dang Hyang Nirartha undertook, as well as gain insight into the largely undocumented history of the Bukit.

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Waterpurification at Tirta Sudamala
Alila Manggis . Indonesia
Join us in the Balinese Hindus with Purification at Tirta Sudamala, a cleansing ritual using spring water within the temple to get rid off physical and non-physical impurities. The Balinese Hindus use this holy water not only to purify the body, but also for the purification of valuable things such as buildings, vehicles and other equipment.

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Community, Culture and Temple Tour
Alila Manggis . Indonesia
Observe local village events and ceremonies where you can learn about Hindu temple protocol, the Balinese interpretation of Hinduism in terms of ceremony rituals, and the history of passing culture on through the generations.

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Sightseeing to Lempuyang
Alila Manggis . Indonesia
Stroll at your leisure and stop to take in the paddy field views as you tour the most famous attractions of the former kingdom of Karangasem including Lempuyang Temple, Puri Agung Palace, Tirta Gangga Water Palace and the Bali Aga Village of Tenganan.

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Traditional Market
Alila Yangshuo . China
Enjoy a taste of local life as you explore Fuli Town Market. This ancient market is held on specific days each month and is a sight to behold! Local merchants with their bamboo rafts full of goods steer their way through the masses. A great spot to pick up Yangshuo specialities such as honeysuckle or myrtle, and local food such as baba, fried rice noodles and oil-tea camellia.

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Sugar House Tour
Alila Yangshuo . China
Travel back in time to the 1960s as our Leisure Concierge brings to life the purpose of each unique heritage building, once making up the sugar factory complex. Imbued with the nostalgia of a bygone era, the Sugar House Tour also explains all the key steps in the artisanal sugar-making process. Equipped with a map, you can retrace the steps of the workers of this particular plant and at each location throughout the tour you will be handed exclusive “collector” postcards – a meaningful souvenir for you to take home to family and friends.

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DIY Scented Candle
Alila Wuzhen . China
Handcraft your own unique scented candle, infused with natural essential oils with the power to boost your mood and enhance your overall wellbeing.

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Coasting to Cool
Alila Seminyak . Indonesia
Take a jaunt to our favourite west coast beaches and beach clubs mixed with a touch of culture and history on this fun, cool escapade. Cruise through the rice fields in a fully restored vintage 1980 Volkswagen Kombi, visiting a 17th century fertility temple built on a rock in the ocean en route to an afternoon of music, drinks and relaxation. Explore with your partner, family or friends three great beach club venues, all with different styles and views, where you can chill out with signature cocktails and dine as you desire as the sun sets over the ocean.

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Coasting to Cool
Studios at Alila Seminyak . Indonesia
Take a jaunt to our favourite west coast beaches and beach clubs mixed with a touch of culture and history on this fun, cool escapade. Cruise through the rice fields in a fully restored vintage 1980 Volkswagen Kombi, visiting a 17th century fertility temple built on a rock in the ocean en route to an afternoon of music, drinks and relaxation. Explore with your partner, family or friends three great beach club venues, all with different styles and views, where you can chill out with signature cocktails and dine as you desire as the sun sets over the ocean.

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Scenic Cycle
Alila Seminyak . Indonesia
Embark on a peaceful and captivating cycle ride through the countryside, experiencing first-hand the daily life and activities of local communities and Balinese farmers. Then relax and refresh on your return to the resort with an afternoon cocktail and a soothing session of foot reflexology.

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Scenic Cycle
Studios at Alila Seminyak . Indonesia
Embark on a peaceful and captivating cycle ride through the countryside, experiencing first-hand the daily life and activities of local communities and Balinese farmers. Then relax and refresh on your return to the resort with an afternoon cocktail and a soothing session of foot reflexology.

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Kep Shake-Up
Alila Villas Koh Russey . Cambodia
Head east to the quaint seaside town of Kep. Formerly known as “Kep-sur-Mer”, this ex-colonial beach station was once a favourite spot for Phnom Penh’s elite.

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Pagoda Blessing
Alila Villas Koh Russey . Cambodia
Enjoy a spiritual encounter with a visit to the Ream Pagoda, which overlooks spectacular views of the coastal scenery.

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Mystical Keris
Alila Solo . Indonesia
Explore stunning collections of keris (kris), the traditional Javanese dagger whose centuries-old mystical lore continues to fascinate, and witness the ancient craft of keris-making live.

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Courtly Dances
Alila Solo . Indonesia
Experience classical Javanese dance at the Soerya Soemirat Dance Workshop, located at the Prangwedanan Hall of Mangkunegara Palace in Solo. Founded by GPH Herwasto Kusumo in 1982, this dance studio teaches adults and children traditional Solonese and courtly Pura Mangkunegaran dances. On Wednesday mornings, from 9.30 am until midday, there are rehearsals that are open for visitors to attend.

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On The Batik Road
Alila Solo . Indonesia
Adjacent to Kraton Kasunanan in central Solo, Kampung Kauman features small shops and stately homes with architectural influences from Holland, Java, and China. In the past, this neighborhood housed the royal clergy and their relatives, as well as wealthy batik merchants who comprised the sultan's court. The area is ideal for shopping for authentic, handpainted fabrics and for enjoying a class to learn this magnificently detailed form of art.

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Two to Candi
Alila Solo . Indonesia
Rise early and follow the temple trail as our Leisure Concierge guides you from the city center to Candi Cetho, located on the remote western slopes of Mount Lawu. Perched 1,500 meters above sea level, this ancient temple was built in the 15th century during the reign of the Majapahit Kingdom. Its location provides an abundance of fresh air and gorgeous views of the surrounding mountains. According to locals, the word “Cetho” means clarity in Javanese. According to historians, the temple is also synonymous with rebirth. Candi Cetho is still used as a place of worship for Hindus and the followers of the original Javanese ancestral religion of Kejawen.

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House of Danar Hadi
Alila Solo . Indonesia
Discover the beauty and history of batik at the House of Danar Hadi museum complex, which was founded to preserve and advance the art of batik in Indonesia as part of the nation's cultural legacy. Located in the stunning late 19th century Dalem Wuryoningratan, the museum showcases the importance of batik in Indonesia, the process of creating this precious textile and its re-emergence in the contemporary lifestyle, seamlessly integrated into daily dress codes.

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Journey To You
Alila Fort Bishangarh . India
The remote wilderness location of Alila Fort Bishangarh in the Aravalli hills is the perfect place for utter seclusion. Experience a day devoted to your well-being.

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Meet the Local Artisans
Alila Fort Bishangarh . India
Rajasthan is considered the incomparable craft paradise of India. Bishangarh in particular is noted for the unique style and exquisite workmanship of its handmade jewellery and carpet weaving.

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Alila Masterclass
Alila Diwa Goa . India
Spice Studio at Alila Diwa Goa is one of the best traditional Goan restaurants in Goa. We take your dining experience a step further by giving you an opportunity to learn to cook your favorite Goan cuisine right from scratch.

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Alila Masterclass
The Diwa Club by Alila . India
Spice Studio at Alila Diwa Goa is one of the best traditional Goan restaurants in Goa. We take your dining experience a step further by giving you an opportunity to learn to cook your favorite Goan cuisine right from scratch.

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The Balinese Lifestyle
Alila Ubud . Indonesia
Embark on a journey into the heart of Bali, taking in magical views of some of the island’s most spectacular landscapes and majestic sights.

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