The perfect sunset, warm sea breeze, and an enchanting ambience – this perfectly describes the emotions that Bali evokes, and while your vacation winds up to its last day, here is a comprehensive list of souvenirs you can take home as a piece of Bali.
Coffee lovers, take note! This is one of the world’s most expensive and exotic coffees. The fertile soils of Bali are an excellent catalyst for growing coffee and give it a supreme flavor. One such coffee variety is Kopi Luwak, but there is a twist in its processing. The coffee beans are eaten by Civet cats and later excreted. Yes, you heard that right! The digestive juices in the civet’s stomach, aid the fermentation of the coffee beans and give it a distinct flavor and taste. Though this coffee variety will pinch your pocket, it is worth trying and one of the best souvenirs for your friends back home. Don’t forget to get this when on your vacation with a budget-friendly Bali Tour Package from Flamingo Transworld.
This tops the list of best gifting items and souvenirs in Bali, and Bali is well-known for its silvery jewelry (not to forget, budget-friendly!). For a reasonable price, you can find some intricate and exotic looking silver jewelry like earrings, rings, neckpieces, bracelets, and trinkets. You can buy these beautiful pieces from anywhere in Bali; the streets of Ubud market are dotted with jewelry and art shops. Don’t forget to stroll through these streets during your Bali trip with Flamingo Transworld’s Bali Tour Package.
This is the local Balinese handloom, especially worn by the Balinese during religious festivals or gatherings. Batik is mostly detailed patterns and designs on fabrics like cotton using natural dyes. You will find an array of clothing with batik designs across Bali. Also, these are sourced from local artisans, so it is the perfect way to support the local communities.
So this one is a must-shop and is a piece of culture you can take home from Bali.
A Balinese equal of incense stick, these aromatic sticks of dupa are infused with herbs and flowers of different fragrance. If you are a strong believer in aromatherapy, then you must grab a few of these dupas for their natural scents. The Balinese normally use dupas during religious activities, temples, and celebrations.
Rattan bag and mattresses
Made of dried coconut fibers woven into bags and mattresses, these are an exclusive specialty of Bali. You can find rattan bags in various shapes, sizes, and colors. The price range varies too, but with a bit of patience and persistence, you can find that perfect bag that fits your budget. While these are available in shops across Bali, you can also visit the Ubud market for a better bargain.
Rattans made mattresses are another favorite among tourists and are a perfect gifting option for families.
Ceramicware is another popular product in Bali, from DIY classes to make your own ceramic handicrafts to readymade products. Bali is the pit stop for intricate and traditional ceramic ware and pottery items. The ceramic products are available at varying prices and exclusive designs to choose from. Apart from ceramic ware, Bali is famous for its woodworks and products made of wood, you can order for custom made unique wood carvings to adorn your home at a reasonable price, Bali has some excellent wood carving artisans who especially cater to tourists, and are readily available throughout the year.
Pie Susu and Pia Legong are perfect take home-baked goodies for the folks back home with a sweet tooth. Pie Susu is a crunchy pie made of milk and butter, they are available in multiple flavors and fillings, this famous Balinese delicacy is available in all bakeries across Bali.
Pia Legong is another popular dessert that is perfect to carry back home. This baked dish is available in multiple flavors like chocolate and cheese. These goodies are a hot seller in Bali, so be sure to pre-order or visit the bakeries in the early hours. For a spicier snack, you can try Kacang disco, these fried peanut fritters are light and crunchy with a spicy, salty and sweet twist.
The list of souvenirs from Bali is endless, a few popular mentions are essential oils, carpets, Bali banana cakes, local handicrafts (bags and clothing), and the Bali sarong.
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