Batik is the main characteristic of the Archipelago typical clothing and is a priceless ancestral cultural heritage, traditional batik is made in a quite complicated and takes a long time, it takes perseverance and thoroughness to produce batik cloth with good quality, no wonder the price of batik cloth is relatively expensive, because the value of batik cloth is not seen only from the quality of fabric, but also the art in the manufacture of batik cloth. As a work of art, the process of making batik cloth involves the taste of culture reflected in the motif of painting on batik cloth, there are thousands of batik motifs throughout the archipelago, each region usually has a distinctive motif that characterizes the local culture and local wisdom, but all batik is made in the same way, this is what makes batik tradition so unique.
In this tour, we will invite you to know the tradition of batik, know more about the culture and local wisdom that is reflected in a batik cloth, drawing batik on the cloth and coloring it and all the process that must be followed to produce batik cloth with good quality. We will also invite you to see a collection of batik that became the hallmark of Probolinggo and buy batik cloth if you like it. This will be a memorable experience that will not be forgotten for you.
|Tour duration||: 6 hours|
|Starting time||: 08:00am – 11:00am|
|Batik Gallery||: Dewi Rengganis Batik Gallery|
|Class duration||: 2 hours|
We will pick you up at hotel, train station, port or other place in Probolinggo city, then we will take you to Jatiurip village which have home of local batik industry. I take approximately 40 minutes drive, arrive at the location and get acquainted with the batik craftsmen, after that we will invite you to get to know some collection of batik Rengganis which is become the icon of batik Probolinggo and get to know history, culture and local wisdom which is reflected on Rengganis batik motif.
Next batik class will start with a duration of approximately 2 hours, you will be given a piece of cloth to start drawing motifs, then color iy and follow carefully every stage in batik process, at the end of the class, the cloth will be a gift for you and you can bring it home.
Next we will drive you back to your hotel, the port or any other place in Probolinggo city, on this way back if you still have available time, you can stop by Bentar beach, one of the prettiest beaches in Probolinggo, very suitable to be enjoyed at sunset. Arrive at your final destination and the tour program is done.
|Number||Price per pax|
|Min/Max pax||2/5 persons|
|Tour duration||6 hours tour|
|Departure schedule||Daily Tour|
|Package type||Private Tour|
|Departure time||Within 08-11am|
|Starting place||Any place in Probolinggo city|
|Ending place||Any place in Probolinggo city|