Private Martial Art Class Of Mepantigan With Hotel Transfers And Lunch

5 hours
Adult Only
Private Experience
Arts & Crafts


Slightly different from a conventional self-defense traditions, the Mepantigan draws its inspiration from Balinese drama, contemporary dance and gamelan music that fuses combat techniques with performing arts.

Why to buy

  • Private hotel transfers
  • Learn the martial art of Mepantigan
  • Learn the art of self-defense


Start your day with a healthy breakfast and hop on your vehicle approximately by 9:00 AM. Take the winding roads that lead to Batubulan (Gianyar) located in south Bali.

This private lesson will give an insight into the Balinese creative and martial art genre and allow you to explore this art with ease. Mepantigan is a Balinese martial art form performed in the mud combined with fire dance, traditional drama, and gamelan. It is infused with traditional performing arts and fighting skills where each participant wears traditional Balinese clothing and competes on a beach, the mud of rice paddy field or other open areas.

Upon arrival at the Putu Witsen’s home, a localite who is renowned for his new wave of Balinese martial arts. Relish on a welcome drink and slip into tridatu or polenh sarongs and head towards the rice paddy fields. Your guide will first instruct you on the simple techniques of Mepantigan before getting into the mud. Learn the unique balance of emotional and spiritual intelligence while avoiding violent movements such as punching, biting, kicking and hitting. After 2 rounds of the game take a cool dip in the river and clean off the dirt. Slip into clean clothes and enjoy a traditional lunch served on banana leaves and cups made of bamboo. After, head back to the hotel and rejuvenate for your next activity.

Expert English-speaking guide with professional license
Private hotel transfers
An hour class of Mepantigan
Personal expenses


5 hours
Monday 9:00 AM Tuesday 9:00 AM Wednesday 9:00 AM Thursday 9:00 AM Friday 9:00 AM Saturday 9:00 AM Sunday 9:00 AM 
Language used
Type of Guide/Tour
Expert Guide
Pickup point
Your respective hotel
Meeting point
Putu Witsen's Home
End point
Your respective hotel

Good to know

  • We recommend carrying an extra pair of clothing as this activity involves combating in mud. Wear comfortable clothing and do not forget to bring sunscreen and sandals.

Additional Information

  • Advance booking is required for this private tour and the experience runs daily for your convenience.

Cancellation policy

  • Please refer to your booking for the cancellation policy.


Batubulan, Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
Martial art class

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