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ANCIENT MALAKA TATTOO EXPERIENCE AT BALINESE HOUSE

Dive deep into the heart of Indonesian heritage with our exclusive Malaka tattoo experience. This journey begins with a sacred blessing in a Balinese home, transporting you to a world where tradition, artistry, and storytelling intertwine to create an unforgettable adventure.

DISCOVER THE ANCIENT ART OF MALAKA TATTOOS

Hailing from the Timor island, Malaka tattoos are not mere decorations; they are profound symbols of resilience and identity passed down through generations. Historically, these tattoos adorned indigenous women as marks of beauty and protection. During the Japanese invasion in the 1940s, they became shields against wartime atrocities. Today, they stand as powerful testaments to strength and courage.

SACRED CEREMONY PREPARATION

Start your experience with a traditional blessing from a high priest, a ritual that prepares you for the tattooing process. The blessing ceremony is a profound spiritual experience, often involving the chanting of ancient mantras, the burning of incense, and the sprinkling of holy water and flowers. This ritual not only purifies the soul but also aligns your energy, creating a harmonious environment for the tattooing process.

EXPERIENCE ANCIENT TATTOO RITUAL

Following this sacred initiation, you will receive a personalized tattoo, designed in advance via WhatsApp consultation, that embodies Malaka's unique culture and resonates with your personal history. The tattoo artist, deeply knowledgeable in traditional Malakan symbolism and techniques, will work with you to ensure that your design is both aesthetically pleasing and rich in cultural significance. Each stroke and pattern will be meticulously crafted to reflect your individual story and connection to Malaka's heritage, making your tattoo a unique piece of living art.

SAVOR TRADITIONAL BALINESE CUISINE

Midway through your tattoo session, take a break to enjoy a traditional lunch in an authentic Balinese home setting. This meal not only delights your palate with authentic flavors but also immerses you in the rich cultural atmosphere of Bali. Savor a variety of local dishes, each prepared with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients and seasoned with aromatic Balinese spices. As you dine, you will have the opportunity to learn about the customs of the region. Refreshed and nourished, return to complete your tattoo. This second stage deepens your connection to the artwork as it takes shape under the skilled hands of your artist.

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN AN EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY

From sacred blessings to the meticulous tattooing process and sharing a traditional meal, every moment of this unique experience with Niskala Tours is imbued with meaning and significance. Join us on this extraordinary journey, where traditions and stories are etched into your skin as timeless reminders of resilience and empowerment.

THINGS TO KNOW

Depending on your wishes, interests, and desires - we will create this personalised journey for you. Prices will be related to your uniquely customized experience. The final quote will be provided after consultation with your tour designer.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Private English speaking guide.

  • Transfer from and to your hotel/villa.

  • Comfortable private transport.

  • English speaking driver.

  • Mineral water and fruits in the car.

  • Welcome drink.

  • Traditional Malaka tattoo. 

  • Traditional lunch in Balinese family.

  • Donations, parking and entrance fees.

  • Sustainable personalised presents.

  • Personal insurance.

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

  • Personal expenses.

ADD ON

  • Book our professional photographer or videographer for your tour and receive memories that will last a lifetime. Learn more here.

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • This is a one day tour with a length ≈ 6-10 hours.

  • Pick up available from Ubud and Sanur.

  • Please contact us with any questions.

STEP O2

Following your enquiry, we'll schedule a quick WhatsApp call with your personal travel designer. This conversation allows us to delve deeper into your preferences, ensuring that every aspect of your day tour is perfectly suited to your desires.

CALL WITH YOUR PERSONAL TRAVEL DESIGNER

STEP O1

Our trips are individually curated just for you, tailored to your interests, location, and tour date. Simply fill out this form, providing us with details about your preferences and desires for your Bali experience.

MAKE
AN ENQUIRY

HOW TO BOOK

STEP O3

After our initial phone consultation, you'll receive a comprehensive proposal that includes pricing, itinerary details, and all the necessary information for your special experience. This allows you to review and validate the proposed plan before finalizing your booking.

INFORMATION, QUOTATION
& VALIDATION

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