Balinese Cooking Class at Wapa Di Ume

Balinese Cooking Class
at Wapa Di Ume

Balinese cuisine is a stimulation of the senses when prepared properly. With the Wapa di Ume team
behind a well-designed, half-day cooking course, you will grasp the essence of what makes
this kitchen such a delight. A lot of fun and smiles are included!


Tantalising your taste buds with what many consider a must when food experiences and learning the trick of the traits to become a master chef in Balinese cuisine. Ubud’s Wapa di Ume has built up a fabulous reputation in providing excellent guidance and tips to learn the basics.

You’ll get first-hand experiences served that includes learning more about the ingredients and what makes Balinese cooking such a treat. The class runs either as a morning introduction (lunch included) or starts after lunchtime and includes dining what you and your fellow chefs have prepared.


Balinese Cooking Class at Wapa Di Ume

07:00 - 13:00

A driver will pick you up from your hotel (selected destinations on Bali only) and brings you to Wapa Di Ume’s restaurant. A sanctuary for the senses that lies in the heart of Ubud, surrounded by rice paddy fields and organic gardens, you are warmly welcomed by the team before the experience starts. Part of a boutique resort, boasting rice paddies as its centrepiece and allowing guests to be at one with nature; Wapa di Ume is a hideaway from the hustle and bustle of Bali just five minutes from downtown Ubud. The hue flowing through Wapa di Ume Ubud Bali is one that combines traditional Balinese design with contemporary interiors throughout its property.

When opting for this morning tour, the first thing we will do is head to the local market where we buy, smell and even may taste some of the freshest vegetables and herbs we intend to use for the class. It is also a great way to see Balinese residents going about in their daily lives. Part of the excitement is putting forward your best bargaining skill to get the best price from the local vendor for your cooking necessities.

Upon returning to Wapa di Ume and their traditional Balinese kitchen set-up, your instructor for this half-day will explain the processes in turning the raw ingredients into something delicious. This step-by-step approach by the culinary creators of Ubud’s Wapa Di Ume is what makes this such an enjoyable and educational half-day – something you will to appreciate at the end of this course.

Once you have completed your cooking, time to taste and judge your creation and those others complete this half-day. You will be brought back to your resort with a cooking certificate and the recipes to bring back home and dazzle your friends and family with what you have learned.




  • A half-day guided cooking class with a professional English-speaking chef / instructor on joint basis
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle with professional driver (south Bali and Ubud).
  • All cooking activities and utensils
  • Visit to a local market in Ubud
  • Your own created meal at the restaurant for lunch
  • All applicable taxes and service charges


  • Supplements for transfers other than Sanur, Kuta, Seminyak, Nusa Dua, Canggu, Uluwatu, Tanjung Benoa, Legian, and Ubud
  • Tours, inclusions of any kind and other services that are not outlined in the tour description
  • Personal expenses such as meals, drinks, tips and gratuities, shopping, portage fees and optional tours, unless otherwise stated
  • Hotel accommodation in the destination of commencement.
  • Compulsory Christmas, country-specific festival and/or New Year dinner at included hotels
  • Single supplement charges for single travelers, where applicable
  • Any airline tickets, visa fees, additional transportation cost from and to the general meeting point
  • Supplements for transfers for customers arriving or departing from any airport or resorts located outside the general pick-up and drop-off locations
  • Hotel expenses of a personal nature, should an overnight be included: this includes mini-bar consumption, laundry, room service, any telephone or other communication cost not mentioned in the program
  • Travel insurance coverage for customers (highly recommendable)


  • This tour is operated on joint / Seat-In-Coach basis only with an English-speaking instructor. Transfers are operated on private basis only with English-speaking assistance.
  • Return transfers for this excursion apply only / are inclusive for customers staying along South Bali (Sanur, Kuta, Nusa Dua, Jimbaran, Legian and Seminyak) and Ubud. Transfers outside these areas, including any harbour and Bali’s International Airport are excluded. Supplements apply for customers who want to join this excursion outside one of these regions.
  • This tour is not operational during Nyepi Day, Bali’s Day of Silence.
  • We always will make efforts to confirm the exact pick-up time upon reservation. For any operational issues in which are not able to confirm the exact pick-up time in advance, we reserve the right to inform you the day before the departure of the tour.
  • Please note pickup and drop-off services may not be confirmed for customers staying at private residences, apartment complexes, or other non-registered tourism accommodations. Customers may be asked to meet at a nearby hotel for pick-up and drop off.
  • This food-themed tour along local restaurants and food stalls may not be suitable for customers who are vegetarians or have specific food allergies.
  • Featured menus for cooking classes may vary from season to season, depending on the availability of certain ingredients. Any example inside the description serves as an indication of what customers may learn to make.
  • It is the responsibility of the customer to provide us with the correct hotel information, should pick-up and drop-off services be included in the package. Any changes in accommodation outside 24 hours will be handled accordingly: changes within 24 hours may be on request.
  • In the event of no-show or change of accommodation without prior consent and confirmation from us within 24 hours may result in the applicable cancellation charges as outlined in the terms and conditions.
  • This tour is only operated in the morning.


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