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  • There are plenty of things to do in Ubud, this place might be small but when it comes to natural and cultural beauty, Ubud is certainly a tourist retreat. A treasure of enchanting places ranging from temples to art galleries, this place will allure you with its virgin views and rustic charms.

    Sightseeing in Ubud not only promises you with a wonderful time but provides you with variety of different views. While naturalist can enjoy panoramic views of the stunning thickets, mountains and green meadow, the art lover folks can know more about the Balinese art and culture as some of world’s renowned artisans have visited, lived, created their masterpieces here. One can't miss the complete list of the best travel tips for Bali.

    Ubud is a culture in itself, that has stood firm against all ravishes of time – In order to absorb the entire beauty of this place you might consider staying here for more than a week. To ease out the burden of researching we bring you some of the best places best suited for sightseeing in Ubud. Take a look!

    Here are some of the best places for Sightseeing in Ubud:

  • 01Goa Gajah

    Goa Gajah
    Dating back to 11th century, the Goa Gajah temple is a spiritual place for Hindus. It is an archeological site with a high historical value and is also one of the most important tourist destinations in Ubud, Bali. You do not need more than an hour to visit this architectural beauty filled with elegant rock-wall carvings, central meditational caves, bathing pools and fountains.

    Location: The Goa Gajah Temple is located on the western side of Bedulu Village of Blahbatuh district at Gianyar regency and is around 26 km from Denpasar city.

    How to reach: The only way to reach the Goa Gajah temple is through taximeter. So, if you are Ubud, it is not going to be expensive. On the other hand, if your hotel is in Kuta or Nusa Dua, it may cost you a little high.

    Entree Fees: The entree fees to Goa Gajah temple is approximately IDR 20,000 per person.

    Timings: 8 AM to 4 PM
    Full Day Kintamani, Ubud and Tegenugan Waterfall Tour with Local Lunch

    Full Day Kintamani, Ubud and Tegenugan Waterfall Tour with Local Lunch

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  • 02Walking Tour to Ubud Rice Paddy in Bali

    Walking Tour to Ubud Rice Paddy in Bali
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    About the Activity:
    • Get picked up from your hotel around 8.30 AM or at 9.15 AM fro Kuta and embark on this amazing rice paddy tour in Ubud amidst the freshness of the villages
    • Take a walk into the rural village rice paddies to learn how rice is grown, cultivated and harvested.
    • Visit the local organic produce farm where you will see how the Balinese cultivate vegetable, root crops and spices
    • Conclude your tour with homemade 9-Course lunch served at the authentic Balinese home of your host Mr. I Wayan Sujana.
    • Enjoy the warm welcome and meet his family and have the unique experience of a glimpse into daily life of a traditional Balinese home compound.
    • End this exciting tour at 3.00 PM and get dropped back to your hotel.
  • 03Ubud Monkey Forest

    Ubud Monkey Forest
    If ever visiting Bali, Monkey Forest Ubud is a must visit place for everyone. Home to more than 600 Balinese long-tailed monkeys' also known as Balinese macaques, the Monkey Forest Ubud has three entrances from where you can enter the forest. Apart from monkeys, you will also witness some of the most beautiful Hindu temples inside the forest.

    Location: The Monkey Forest Ubud is situated at Jalan Wenara Wana in Ubud.

    How to reach: If you are in Ubud, reaching Monkey Forest Ubud is easy. Either you can walk or take a meter taxi. On the other hand, if you are not in Ubud, you can reach Ubud Monkey Forest is by renting a car.

    Entree Fees: The entree fee to Ubud Monkey Forest is approximately IDR 30,000 per adult and IDR 20,000 per child.

    Timings: 8.30 AM to 6 PM
    Monkey Forest and Ubud Sightseeing Tour in Bali

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  • 04Tegallalang Rice Terraces

    Tegallalang Rice Terraces
    Looking for some great photo stops on your Bali trip, you must not Tegallalang Rice Terraces. The rice terraces sprawls across the valley, offering some really nice views. Whether you are with family or your loved ones, taking a walk at Tegallalang Rice Terrace is a must. Near Tegallalang is a small village of Pakudui, where you can witness some extraordinary woodwork and carvings. The local villagers are avid artisans. Buying a souvenir from here will be a good idea. From horses, dogs, vases, kangaroos, cats, to mythical lions, ornate totems and what not; you can find plethora of beautiful products in the local shops.

    Location: The Tegallalang Rice Terraces are located on the northern side of Ubud area.

    How to reach: It is just half an hour drive from Ubud. So, the best way to reach the Tegallalang Rice Terraces is via the local cabs.
    Bali Rice Field Trekking and Ploughing in Bali

    Bali Rice Field Trekking and Ploughing in Bali

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  • 053 Days Sightseeing Trip at Bali

    3 Days Sightseeing Trip at Bali
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    About the Activity:
    • Embark in this exciting trekking expedition at Bali and witness the amazing view of this region.
    • Start your tour after getting picked up from your hotel by a shared vehicle in Bali and reach the tour locality.
    • Visit the famous Tanah Lot Temple and the Taman Ayun Temple and explore its alluring architecture while enjoying a glorious sunset. Take a walk through the coffee farm and learn about the process of coffee making. Enjoy tasting from the varieties of organic tea and coffee while visiting the coffee farm of Luwak coffee.
    • Explore the Candikuning Market with the varieties of Bali spices and then visit the famous Uluan Danu Beratan Temple. Reach the Buyan and Tamblingan lake which offers a mesmerizing view.
    • Visit the Munduk waterfall and Lovina beach with its alluring clear water. Indulge in some exciting activities like dolphin watching and snorkeling for about 40 minutes.
    • Reach the Banjar village and enjoy swimming in the natural hot spring. Visit the Meduwe Karang temple before reaching the Ahmed fishing village.
    • Visit the Tirtha Gangga and Ujung garden while get stunned by the serenity of the place.
    • Make your tour more special while visiting the Virgin beach and walk through the white sands of the beautiful beach. Enjoy a relaxing time basking in the while sandy beach and go for a swim in the crystal clear water.
    • Lastly visit the Tenganan Village and explore the ancient Bali village with their unique and ancient Hindu culture.
    • End this exciting tour of three days with lots of memories.

  • 06Blanco Renaissance Museum

    Blanco Renaissance Museum
    Blended with the Balinese and European architecture, the Blanco Renaissance Museum highlights the work of the very famous artist Don Antonio Blanco. The museum is a five-acre property located at the banks of Campuhan River. Once you enter, you will be welcomed with a welcome drink and can stroll through the galleries, grounds and studios where plethora of beautiful paintings are hanging from the 60s-era.

    You can even buy books and lithographs of Don Antonio Blanco from the shops and enjoy some delicious cuisines from the restaurant inside the museum

    Location: The Blanco Renaissance Museum is located at Jalan Campuhan in Ubud

    How to reach: As the Blanco Renaissance Museum is not connected to any public transport; the only way to reach here is via hiring a car.

    Entrance Fees: The approximate price is IDR 80,000 per person.

    Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM
    Ubud Nature Walk in Bali

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  • 07Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA)

    Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA)
    Officially opened on June 9,1996 by the Ministry of Culture and Education and managed by the ARMA Foundation, the Agung Rai Museum of Art is yet another beautiful location in Bali, which you must not miss during your trip. The museum is surrounded by beautiful tropical garden and features the authentic Balinese architecture. Some of the notable works that you can witness inside the museum include the arts by Raden Saleh and Affandi, Walter Spies, Rudolf Bonnet and Arian Le Mayeur. Moreover, the museusm also has classic Batuan and Kamasan styled paintings.

    Location: The Blanco Renaissance Museum is located at Jalan Raya Pengosekan in Ubud, Gianyar.

    How to reach: As the ARMA Museum is not connected to any public transport; the only way to reach here is via hiring a car.

    Entrance Fees: The approximate price is IDR 50,000 per person and includes coffee and tea, which you can have from the museum's cafe.

    Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM
    Day Tour to Ubud and Uluwatu in Bali

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  • 08Setia Darma Masks & Puppets House

    On a mission to maintain Indonesia's some of the most colorful heritage items, the Setia Darma Masks and Puppets House is a unique museum in Ubud. It is a great place to acquaint yourself with the cultural and educational part of Bali and is ideal for families and people who love to know about culture.

    The house has more than 4,000 puppets and 1,000 masks from all around the world, which include Africa, Europe, Latin America, Africa and Indonesian archipelago.

    Location: The Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets is located at Jalan Tegal Bingin, Banjar Tengkulak Tengah

    How to reach: You can go to Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets by taking the local taxis.

    Timings: 9 AM to 4 PM
  • 09Campuhan Ridge Walk

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    If you want to spend some quality and quiet time in Bali, then going to Campuhan Ridge Walk is a good idea. Covered with the pristine outback of terraced rice fields, the Campuhan Ridge walk is around 9 km trail, which takes approximately two hours cover two ways. The starting point is near the Warwick Ibah Luxury Villas and spas. Hence, if you are staying there, it is a benefit for you.

    Location: The Campuhan Ridge Walk is located at Campuhan in Ubud, Giyanyar

    Best time to go for a walk: The best time to go for Campuhan Ridge walk is either early morning or late afternoon for obvious reasons - protection from sunlight and heat.
  • 10Puri Lukisan Museum

    Puri Lukisan Museum is the oldest museum in Bali and specializes in the displaying the rich and authentic Balinese cultre and modern paintings and woodcarvings. These master pieces are placed in the four different buildings inside the museum area. Hence, to cover all the buildings, it will take around two to three hours. The majority of paintings highlights the Batuan painting style and Ubud and Sanur style.

    Location: The Puri Lukisan Museum is located at Jalan Raya Ubud, Gianyar and is in the vicinity of Ubud Palace and Ubud art market.

    How to reach: The best way to reach Puri Lukisan Museum is via meter taxi, provided you are in Ubud. If you are not, then hiring a car with driver is the best way.

    Entrance Fees: The approximate price is IDR 75,000 per person, which includes fresh drinks and cakes. Kids less than 15 years are allowed free of charge, provided they are accompanied with their parents.

    Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM
  • 11Pura Taman Saraswati Temple

    Dedicated to Goddess Saraswati (Goddes of knowledge), the Pura Taman Saraswati Temple is one of the most famous temples in Ubud and is visited by thousands of Balinese Hindu every year. One of the major attractions of Saraswati Temple is the pond, full of many lotus flowers. The walls of the temple have extremely beautiful carvings from the Ubud artists. Moreover, the Kecak Dance Performance is done inside the temple every Tuesday and Thursday at 7.30 PM and the price is around IDR 100,000 per person and is performed by Sandhi Suara Dance Group.

    Location: The temple is located at Jalan Kajeng in Ubud, Gianyar.
  • 12Gunung Kawi

    Being one of the oldest and largest monuments of Ubud, the Gunung Kawai is located at the base of lush green river valley and has 10 rock cut shrines. To reach at Gunung Kawai, you have to climb up to 270 stairs. As you walk through, the views of ancient rice fields and greenery will mesmerize you. There are five monuments at Gunung Kawai and are believed to be dedicated to Queen Mahendradatta, King Udayana and their children Marakata, Airlangga, and Anak Wungsu.

    Location: The Gunung Kawi is located at Tampaksiring.

    How to reach: You can take meter taxis from Ubud to reach the Gunung Kawai

    Entree Fees: The approximate price is IDR 15,000 per person and IDR 7,500 per child.

    Timings: 7 AM to 6 PM
  • 13Neka Art Museum

    If you want to acquaint yourself with the rich and authentic history of Bali, visiting Neka Art Museum will be a great idea. The museum has carious supporting features like refreshment stores, restrooms, tropical gardens, ample parking space and spacious meeting halls. Moreover, if you are lucky enough, you can even get a chance to meet the founder himself during your visit.

    Location: The Neka Art Musuem is located at Jalan Raya Campuhan, Kedewatan in Ubud

    How to reach: You can take meter taxis from Ubud to reach the Neka Art Museum

    Entree Fees: The approximate price is IDR 75,000 per person and children less than 12 years old are free, provided their parents accompany them.

    Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM
  • 14Petulu

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    Petulu, around 3.5 km north of Jalan Raya Ubud, is one of the places where you can have the sight of some of the most beautiful and unique birds. Every evening at around 6 PM, you can see thousands of large herons passing through Petulu. According to an old tradition, the villages believe that these herons bring good luck with them. While visiting Petulu, apart from this great scene, you can also try some authentic local cuisine from the footstalls.

    Location: The Petulu is a small village near Ubud

    How to reach: You can take regular meter taxis to reach Petulu
  • 15Ubud Palace

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    The Ubud Royal Palace, also known as Puri Saren Agung, is one of the most special monuments of Ubud. The palace can also be known as the focal landmark in Ubud because of its prominence. Built during the lordship of the late Ida Tjokorda Putu Kandel, the Ubud Palace is still home to the royal family. It beautifully highlights the traditional and authentic Balinese culture and has well-preserved architecture and elegant garden settings. One of the major attractions of the Ubud Royal Palace is its evening dance performance.

    Location: The Ubud Royal Palace is located at Jalan Raya Ubud, which is an hour drive to the north from Denpasar.

    How to reach: You can either hire a car with driver or can take a local taxi to reach Ubud Royal Palace.

    Timings: 8 AM to 7 PM

Sightseeing in Ubud



Ubud Monkey Forest

Also known as the Sacred Monkey Forest of Padangtegal, Ubud Monkey Forest is one of Ubud's most famous attractions; a characteristic woods asylum that is home to a crowd of dim since quite a while ago followed macaques. The site is very much safeguarded because of a group based administration program. The forest is situated close to Ubud Town Center, and inside simple strolling separation from guesthouses and resorts along the primary streets of Jalan Hanoman and the namesake Jalan Monkey Forest.

Other than watching perky monkeys in their natural habitat, swinging through shades, lazing along pathways or eating bananas, the site offers cool strolls along cleared pathways through a verdant nutmeg wood. Excellent old sanctuaries with gatekeeper statues canvassed in greenery additionally highlight all through the forest.

 Highlights: If you want to explore few other places than the Ubud Monkey Forest you can also visit the Ubud Royal Palace and head out for some shopping in the Ubud Art Market.

 Location: Ubud Monkey Forest is located at Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

 Timings:  Open from 8:30 AM–6:00 PM

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