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Visit Ubud Monkey Forest, Explore Tegallalang Rice TerracesGoa GajahShop at Ubud art Market Bali Bird Park, De-tox by Spa, Ubud Rice Field Trekking, Go for Yoga session, and many more

Check this list of the best things to do in Ubud to see the plenty of options that help you indulge in an invigorating holiday in Ubud. From Yoga session to the most adventurous activity can be availed from the various tourist spots in this city.

The price range varies according to the duration and depending on the packages. Spa therapies, trekking, sightseeing, cooking classes, dining experience, amusement park safari, chocolate factory visit, village walk, dance shows and many more. Natural and artificial elements make the area display tranquil and beautiful as incomparable. With these things, you will be getting a rare chance to know more about the transitions happened to this geographically small city and its wonderful artifacts hidden for long. The cultural scenario will also be opened up as you traverse along the villages, definite spots. 
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Meet the Long Tailed Monkeys at Ubud Monkey Forest, Padangtegal

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

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Explore the 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.

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Visit the Hindu Temple of 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

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Go for a Rejuvenating Yoga Session

Yoga is one thing because of which Ubud is primarily famous. There are umpteen number of yoga classes in Ubud that offer plethora of yoga classes, specialized in various yoga techniques, some of which include basic yoga, yin vinyasa flow, hatha yoga, Astanga, Kundalini, power yoga, gentle yoga and many more. Moreover, various yoga classes in Ubud offer meditation techniques too to its guests.

Apart from regular yoga classes, if you want to be a yoga trainer, these yoga studios give the chance to attend their yoga workshops, which may be a week to a month long and teaches you all the techniques, which are prominent to be a yoga teacher.

Price: The approximate price to attend a single yoga class in Ubud is IDR 35000

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Shop at Ubud Art Market

Locally referred as 'Pasar Seni Ubud,' the Ubud Art Market is just opposite the Puri Saren Royal Ubud Palace and opens throughout the week. Loaded with myriads of offerings, you can find baskets, kites, statues, silk scarves, lightweight shirts, handmade woven bags and many more.

The majority of the goods that you get in the Ubud Art Market are brought from neighboring villages, some of which include Tegallalang, Pengosekan, Peliatan, Payangan and many more. This is one of the best places to take some souvenir and handicrafts to your home as the remembrance of your trip, giving you a real taste of Bali's authentic street market.

Location: The Ubud Art Market is located at Jalan Raya Ubud Main Road, opposite to Puri Saren Ubud Palace.

Timings: 8 AM to 5 PM

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Experience Luxury Spa Treatments at De-tox by Spa

While you are vacationing in Ubud, you can never miss a chance to visit the spa. After some sightseeing and adventurous activities rejuvenate yourself in the exotic spas of Ubud. The luxury spa treatments will loosen all your tight knots and get you prepped up to face anything new and exciting and head out for another adventure.

Give your skin the relaxing treatment it deserves and let the experts work their magic on all your tense spots. Feel relaxed as you listen to the soft music in the background will lure you to a different world.

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Watch Tropical Birds Flocking at Bali Bird Park

Home to more than 1000 birds and 2000 tropical plants, the Bali Bird Park is one of the best places to visit with kids in Bali. Inside the park, all the birds are kept in separate exhibits according to their region of origin, which include South America, Bali, Java, Borneo, Papua, South Africa, and Sumatra. Talking about the reptiles, you can find 8 meters long python, monitor lizards and Komodo dragons.

Location: The Bali Bird Park is located on Jl. Serma Cok Ngurah Gambir Singapadu, Gianyar, Bali.

Entrance Fees: The approximate price is IDR 432,000 per adult and IDR 216,000 per child

Timings: 9 AM to 5.30 PM

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Go for a Session of Ubud Rice Field Trekking

Rice field trekking in Ubud at Bali is one of the most loved treks amongst the foreign visitors due to the location of Ubud amidst the vast and terraced rice fields between the mountain cliffs, making it a beautiful location. It is a great activity to do on your tour of Bali and Ubud.

There are various small towns in Ubud where you can go for rice field trekking where the trails pass through the village back roads and small jungle and also allows you to witness some of the most beautiful tourist locations of Ubud on the go.

During your rice field trek in Ubud, you can even get a glance of villagers and farmers working in the rice fields and if you want, you can acquaint yourself with the insights of rice farming procedures.

Price: The approximate price to go for rice field trekking in Ubud will be IDR 350,000 per person.

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Experience the Thrill of Tegenungan Waterfall Diving

Hidden the in the village of Ubud, the beautiful Tegenungan Waterfall is located in Tegenungan Kemenuh town of Sukawati District. It is approximately 16 km from Denpasar City and takes 30 minutes to reach here. So, if you are tired and refresh your body and soul, bathing under the Tegenuangan Waterfalls will be a lot of fun. Moreover, if you want, you can also jump fight of the waterfall as the height is only 15 meters and is completely safe. If looking for a great photographs, the best time is in the evening.

Location: The Tegenungan Waterfall is located at Sukawati Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali

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Go for Ubud and The Sunrise Trek of Mount Batur

Mount Batur volcano is a spiritual volcano for the Hindus. Located in the Batur village of Kintamani District, Mount Batur, a.k.a. Gunung Batur, has a height of 1717 m above sea level. Trekking to this beauty and beholding the sunrise from the top of this active volcano will be one unforgettable experience.

The majority of the treks start early morning at around 3 AM or 4 AM so that you can reach the summit on time and witness the mesmerizing sunrise. For a fit hiker, it takes around two hours to reach at the top. The trek starts from the Toyabungkah village.

Price: The approximate price for the Mount Batur Sunsrise Trekking is IDR 790500.

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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

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Enjoy a Thrilling Hike to Campuhan Hill Ridge

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The hike to Campuhan Ridge Hill in Bali is one of the most beautiful hikes and is located in the central highland town of Ubud. The surrounding area is a great ebb to the hikers and the trails here are even and more pristine as compared to other hikes. During your hike, you can enjoy the cool and fresh breeze and can witness perhaps one of the most gorgeous hillsides in the region.

The total distance of the hike is around 9 km, which will surely allow burning some extra calories. Moreover, the best time to enjoy the hike to Campuhan Ridge Hill is either in the morning or in the afternoon.

Price: The approximate price for the hike to Campuhan Ridge Hill is completely FREE. Anyone can go as per their convenience and enjoy the hike amidst the sea of greenness.

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Explore Ubud Palace

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

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Go on a Sunset Cruise

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Your trip to Bali is incomplete without spending a romantic evening on cruise and witnessing one of the most beautiful sunsets of your life surrounded by the blue and clear waters of Bali. Bali has plethora of enchanting places where you can enjoy a sunset cruise with your loved ones, some of which include Nusa Penida, Nusa Ceningan, Nusa Lembongan, and many more.

Along with sunset cruise, you also get a lot of add-ons like access to the private beach clubs, snorkeling in the clear waters and refreshing sunset cocktails and many more. In short a day well-spent with your loved one.

Price: The approximate price per person comes to IDR 750,000.

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Take a Private Couple Cooking classes

If you and your partner love cooking, then nothing can be more romantic than attending a Balinese cooking class together. Get your hands dirty together and learn to cook some of the tastiest and authentic Balinese cuisines in a Balinese cooking class. To add more romance to your experience, go for a private couple cooking class, overlooking the picturesque landscapes and rice fields.

It will surely give you a wonderful bonding experience. There are many great classes, which offer the private couple cooking classes in Bali.

Price: The approximate price per couple is IDR 2,151,710.

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Dine with a River View – Swept Away Samaya and Riverside Cafe Four Seasons

An elegant wooden deck at the bank of river, offering tranquil and surroundings located at the heart of Samaya Resort. Melt away the tiredness and dine in the gourmet dinner with your someone special amidst the lush green vegetation and tall palms. Whether you are in for just a cup of coffee or light dinner, the Swept Away offers myriad of delicacies along with authentic Balinese cuisines. In the evening, the restaurant comes live with more than 100-candles lit on the rocks, making an amazing ambiance.

Location: The Swept Away restaurant is located in Samaya Resort at Banjur Baung, Desa Sayan, Ubud, Bali.

Price: The approximate price of 6-course Degustation Menu is IDR 652,500 per person.

Timings: 11 AM to 10 PM

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Go for a Romantic Twilight Dinner

This is one of the best things to do in Bali with your lover. A romantic evening wrapped with twinkling candles, and aromatic flowers with the five course gourmet dinner along the mesmerizing Ayung River flowing below you. With world-class dishes on the menu, the Twilight Dinner can be the best gift you can ever give to your loved one in Bali.

You can book your table in one of the two shifts. First shift starts from 6 PM and the second starts from 9 PM. It is recommended that you book your table in advance to avoid any problems.

Price: The approximate price for a couple will be IDR 250,000

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Take up a Romantic Couples’ Spa

Bali has some of the best spas in the world, overlooking to best beaches in Bali, serene landscapes, and what not. Spending some relaxing time with your partner in these beautiful spas after a tiring sightseeing session is not a bad idea. There are various affordable spas to five-star resorts that offer world-class spas where their well trained and professional therapists will give you a massage, using natural and hand-made products, which will surely vitalize your body and soul. Some of the famous resorts with spa include Zen Resort, the Ubud Village Resort and Spa and much more.

Price: The approximate price for a couple will be IDR 650,0000

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Enjoy a Visit to Bali Safari & Marine Park

At Bali Safari and Marine Park, you can spend a full day filled with fun and various adventurous activities. It is Bali's most visited and largest animal theme parks and was opened in the year 2007. The Bali Safari and Marine Park covers approximately 40 hectares of land and is home to over 80 species of animals from Indonesia, Africa, and India. Some of the famous animal species you can find here include spotted deers, nilgai, African hippos, camels, ostriches, lions, blue wildebeests, baboons, black bucks and many more.

Location: The Bali Safari and Marine Park is located at Jalan Bypass Prf. Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra, Gianyar.

Entrance Fees: The approximate price is IDR 565,500 per adult

Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM

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Spend a Day at Bali Fun World

As the name suggests, Bali Fun World is one of the most loved places for kids in Bali. Filled with brightly colored ball pits, line of inflatable slides, climbing equipment, inflatable climbing wall and myriad of obstacle courses, the Bali Fun World is one stop fun place for your kids. The staff of Bali Fun World is extremely friendly and supportive. If you want, you can also be a part of this fun with your child and challenge yourself with really nice and amazing games.

Location: The Bali Fun World is located at Jalan Lettu I Wayan Sutha II, Br. Peninjoan, Ds Batuan Kec. Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali

Entrance Fees: The approximate price is IDR 45,000 per adult

Timings: 9.30 AM to 8 PM

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Relish upon Handmade Chocolates at The Bamboo Chocolate Factory

The Big Tree Farms Bamboo Chocolate Factory is one of the most famous chocolate factories in Bali. A tour to the Bamboo Chocolate Factory will allow you to acquaint yourself with the deeper insights of various methods the factory uses to produce some of the tastiest chocolates. It also allows you to taste myriads of their products like Coco Mojo, etc. Moreover, it is the largest commercial structure in the world, which is made up of bamboo.

Location: The Bamboo Chocolate Factory is approximately 25 minutes drive from Ubud and is located at Jalan Raya Sibang Kaja, Br. Piakan, Desa Sibang Kaja, Abiansemal, Kabupaten Badung, Bali.

Entrance Fees: The approximate price is IDR 40,000 per adult with reservation and the drop-in charge is IDR 60,000 per adult.

Timings: 8 AM to 5 PM

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Pray at Pura Tamam Saraswati

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.

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Shop for Art at Ubud Celuk Village

Located approximately 4 km southwest of Sukawati District, the Celuk Village is one of the major centers for goldsmiths and silversmiths. If you want to witness, some of the most amazing jewelry made up of gold and silver, Celik Gold and Silversmiths is the place to go. Almost every household in Celuk village has the artistic skills and belong to jewelers' family.

The village highlights some of the most intricate and varying jewelry patterns made up of gold and silver. Some of the major items include broaches, studs, rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and many more. The majority of items are related to Balinese ceremonial accessories.

Location: The Celuk Gold and Silversmiths is located at Jalan Raya Celuk, Sukawati, Gianyar.

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Watch the Barong and Keris Dance performance

Barong is a mythological character in Bali and is the leader of good, king of spirits and envy of Rangda. Also, the Barong is the magical protector of Balinese Villages. In short, the Barong and Kris dance performance highlights the war between good and evil spirit. The Barong and Kris dance performances are one of the most famous dance performances in Bali and is a must watch.

You can find these dance performances in various villages and the majority of village tours offered in Bali include this dance performance. Primarily the Barong and Kris dance performances narrates the story of battle between good and evil in the dance form and is a perfect example of the blend of myth and history.

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Go for Birdwatching at Bird Village of Petulu

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

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Watch the Crawlers at Rimba Reptile Park

Located adjacent to very famous Bali Bird Park, the Rimba Reptile Park, as the name suggests, is a famous reptile park in Ubud and also famously known as the Jurassic Park of Bali. Home to more than 200 amphibian and reptilian specimen, the entry to Rimba Reptile Park is granted with the same ticket issued for Bali Bird Park. The Rimba Reptile Park welcomes you with the bird chirping sounds amidst the silent rainforest and the labyrinth of narrow stone paths leads you to the world of some of the most amazing reptiles. During your visit to Rimba Reptile Park, you can witness king cobras, komodo dragons, vipers, 8 m log reticulated python and many more.

Location: The Rimba Reptile Park is located at Serma Cok Ngurah Gambir Street, Singapadu, Gianyar Regency, Bali

Entry Fees: The approximate price is IDR 432,000 per adult and IDR 216,000 per child (age - 2 to 12 years)

Timings: 9 AM to 5.30 PM

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Meet the Locals on a Tanah Lot Tour

Tour to Tanah Lot and Jatiluwih Rice Terrace is one of the most famous tours in Bali and almost all the vendors offer this tour. The Jatiluwich offers the picturesque panoramic views of rice terrace sprawling in the acres of land where you can go for cycling, meet the local villagers, and acquaint yourself with unique farming techniques they use. Moreover, the Tanah Lot tour offers a chance to visit some of the most beautiful and ancient tourist destinations of Bali, some of which include Taman Ayun Temple, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, Batukaru Temple, Tanah Lot Temple and many more.

Location: Tanah Lot is located at a distance of 20 km from Kuta

Price: The approximate price per adult for the tour is IDR 500,000

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Experience the Thrill of White Water Rafting at Ayung River

If you are in search of some real adventure in Bali, indulging in the river rafting activity at Ayung River will be a great idea. From beginners to the professionals, the Ayung River has rapids of grade I, II and III, and streams to challenge and pump up your adrenaline, and is also known as family friendly white water river rafting.

During your rafting journey, you can also get a chance to witness the wildlife amidst the rainforest, which include Blue Javan Kinghfisher, and many more. The total distance of river rafting comes to approximately 12 km and you face the rapids from grade 1 to 3.

The duration of rafting activity comes to around 2.5 hours.

Price: The approximate price is IDR 456,500 per adult.

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Enjoy a Session of Mount Batur Cycling

One of the most loved cycling tours of Bali is to cycle through the picturesque valley of Batur Mountains. The total stretch is of approximately 25 km and will take you through the traditional Balinese villages, where you can have sight of vast terraced rice fields, local houses of Bali and local people.

Moreover, you can also talk to the local Balinese people and acquaint yourself with the traditional and unique farming methods they use for the cultivation. There are umpteen vendors in Ubud that offer the cycling tours, which also include the pickup and drop to your hotel, lunch, bicycles with all the safety equipments and many more.

Price: The approximate price for cycling tours in Batur is IDR 1,036,875 per person

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Go for Souvenir Shopping

Bali has an extremely rich history, authentic and traditional culture. Therefore, your visit to Bali will be incomplete if you do not take any souvenir to your home as a remembrance of your trip.There are plethora of places where you can find beautiful souvenirs, some of them include Gemala Silver, where you can find all sorts of traditionally produced rings, necklaces, bracelets, gemstones, precious metals, and many more.

Mas village, which is the hub for the skilled craftsmen who carve beautiful woods, depicting the strong relationship between Naturalism and Humanism; some traditional clothes like Bali Sarong, Bali Batik, etc., and many more.

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Enjoy a Shopping Spree at Guwang Art Market

Referred locally as 'Pasar Seni Guwant,' the Guwang Art Market is located in the village of Guwang and is famous for its authentic and traditional arts. It is the second option to visitors after the Pasar Seni Sukawati and is less crowded as compared to it. Apart from the arts, the Guwang Art Market also offers plethora of options for souvenirs, handicrafts, beachwear, cotton shirts, sandals and many more.

The Guwang Art Market primarily consists of three blocks, viz. Blok A, which sells wooden carving items; Blok B, selling textiles and Blok C, which is in between the Blok A and B, and adding more souvenirs.

Location: The Guwang Art Market is located at Banjar Cemenggao, Desa Guwang, Sukawati, Gianyar

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Shop For Ornaments at Celuk Gold and Silversmiths

Located approximately 4 km southwest of Sukawati District, the Celuk Village is one of the major centers for goldsmiths and silversmiths. If you want to witness, some of the most amazing jewelry made up of gold and silver, Celik Gold and Silversmiths is the place to go. Almost every household in Celuk village has the artistic skills and belong to jewelers' family. The village highlights some of the most intricate and varying jewelry patterns made up of gold and silver. Some of the major items include broaches, studs, rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and many more. The majority of items are related to Balinese ceremonial accessories.

Location: The Celuk Gold and Silversmiths is located at Jalan Raya Celuk, Sukawati, Gianyar.


Watch Eco Friendly Fabric Making at Threads of Life

Aimed to alleviate the poverty in the rural Indonesia, the Threads of Life is an heirloom trade business, working for the conservation of culture. All the materials that the Threads of Life commissions, is being made with local materials and eco-friendly dyes, maintaining high standards that you can only see in museums, generally.

More than 1,000 women across 11 islands of Indonesia work for the Threads of Life, forming independent cooperatives and recovering the skills of their ancestors.

Location: The Threads of Life Gallery is located at Jalan Kajeng, Ubud.

Timings: 10 AM to 7 PM

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Relish upon the Tasteful Local food

A place with endless places to explore, surreal beaches and many more, you would definitely feel hungry. So, to carve your hunger, there are myriads of good places in Bali where you can find some of the most authentic and tastiest Balinese cuisines. However, if you are confused what to eat when in Bali, here are a few options that you can try to thank us later.

Some of the most famous local cuisines of Bali that you must not miss include Nasi Ayam, Nasi Campur, Sate or Satay, Bebek and Ayam Betutu, Babi Guling, Tahu and Tempe, Seafood at Jimbaran, Pepes and Tum, Lawar, Nasi Goreng (one of the tastiest dishes in the world), and traditional cakes and desserts.

Location: To taste the local food of Bali, some of the most famous restaurants include Gabah Restaurant and Bar, Bale Udang, Selingsing Cepaka, Dapur Bunda, Sunda Kelapa Restaurant, and many more.

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Watch the Bold Paintings at Symon's Art Zoo

If you love art, then Symon's Art Zoo is your place. Situated in the Campuan region, the Symon's Art Zoo is a place where the wall, ceiling, surfaces inside and out are painted with myriads of loud colors, all hand painted by the American artist Symon. Also, there are many paintings drawn by him, which you can buy right away.

As the Art Zoo is also the home of artist, you can also get a chance to meet Symon while your visit. Hence, if you are in a mood to buy his great arts, bring some cash with you during your visit.

Location: The Symon's Art Zoo is located at Jalan Airsanih, Tejakula, Pacung, Kec Buleleng, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali.

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Traverse along the Shores of Sanur Beach

Located in the southeastern section of Bali, the Sanur Beach is one of the most loved beaches of Bali and is known for its mesmerizing coastal ambiance. Sanur is a fishing village and it has maintained its charm to attract the visitors, especially from Europe. Along the beach, there are myriads of retreats, blended with the various restaurants, shops, bars and many more.

The beach is highlights the authentic and traditional culture of Bali and is fused with classic and contemporary arts.If you are in search of some adventurous water sports in Bali, Sanur beach is one of the places. Though, primarily famous for its relaxing coastline, there are myriads of water sports activities like banana boat ride, parasailing and many more.

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Walk along Padang Padang Beach

Primarily famous as Bali's surf spot, the Padang Padang Beach, also known as Pantai Labuan Sait, is located on the Bulkut Peninsula's north-western coast. It is just a km from Anantara Bali Uluwatu.

The beach features a 100 m long sandy stretch, which you can reach by moving down from a flight of stairs via a hollow rock entrance. The beach also holds various international surfing events, some of which include the Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang and many more.

Location: The Padang Padang Beach is located at Labuan Sait, Pecatu village, Jimbaran

Also Read: Best Jimbaran Beaches

Enjoy a Picturesque Sunset from Amed Beach

If you are looking for some great scuba diving spots in Bali, then Amed Beach is your place to go. With some really amazing marine and coral life, the eastern coastline of Amed Beach is an underwater playground. Moreover, the Amed Beach is also an important beach known for the traditional salt farming.

The Amed beach's coastline stretches through plethora of villages, some of which include Bunutan, Jemeluk, Selang, Aas, Banyuning, and many more. Talking about the scuba diving, plethora of operators has their bases set on the beach here, offering scuba diving activity to scuba diving classes. Apart from diving, you can also indulge in various watersports like banana boat ride, parasailing, jet-ski and many more.

Location: The Amed Beach is located at Karangasem, East Bali

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Are you a epicure and an adventure enthusiast? Then this rafting and cooking experience in Bali is perfectly curated just for you!

Get a real adventure experience of Bali white water rafting in the Ayung River. Ayung river is located in Ubud district, a tourist village icon in Bali. With approximately 12 KM length through the amazing natural landscape, valley, and hidden small waterfall. 

After a thrilling rafting adventure, learn how to cook traditional food in an authentic Balinese house. Get to know the secret ingredient of Balinese culinary, the traditional sauce, the ingredient of local soup, salad, and other authentic local food. During the course you will involve making any kind of local dishes, from learning how to make coconut oil, cooking the rice, making the traditional sauce, and many more. In the end, of course, you will be invited for dinner, to try your own cooked food.

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Enjoy the Royal Palace Cultural Night Performances

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. During your visit, apart from its architectural beauty, you can also witness the amazing and mesmerizing dance performances that take place in the evening. Some of the major dance performances include Legong Trance, Jauk, Lencana Augung Ubud, Kebyar Trampong, and The Ballet of Bimaniu.

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

Entry Fees: The approximate price per person is IDR 50,000

Timings: The dance performance starts at 7.30 PM


Hangout at The Melting Pot

While in Bali, if you want to hangout and experience some quality nightlife, one place to go is the Melting Pot Gameroom and Pub. It is famously known for its one of a kind Western Style Saloon in Bali where you can have a beer while you challenge your friends for game of electronic dart boards, pool tables, ping pong and many more. During your visit to the Melting Pot Gameroom and Pub, you can listen to the old classic American rock tunes or the live screening of some international sports on big screens. If you are pro in pool, you can also take part in 8-ball competition, which happens every Tuesday nights.

Location: The Melting Pot Gameroom and Pub is located at Jalan Pengosekan, Ubud.

Price: The approximate price for two persons comes to IDR 200,000

Timings: 12 PM to 1 AM

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Nothing is better than the idea of adoring nature through a walking tour. Take your experience to a new level when you try this five-hour walk in one of its dense forests. Learn the about the culture and legends of the island from your English speaking guide. Make your way and test your balance in the narrow walkways of the rice fields.

Not just the rice paddies, but you will also come across Spring Water Temple, traditional villages where you can witness how the Balinese version of Feng Shui, and also relish sumptuous and filling Indonesian lunch at a restaurant surrounded by lush green rice fields.

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Sop on your Favourite Drinks at Laughing Buddha Bar

Just up the Ubud Monkey Forest is one of the best bars of Bali, the Laughing Buddha Bar. It primarily features live bands, which plays myriads of genre, some of which include Jazz, freestyle, acoustic, fusion, blues-rock and many more. If your hotel is in downtown Ubud, the Laughing Buddha Bar is just a walk away. Their happy hours are from 4 PM to 7 PM and sometimes also have buy two, get one free promos on some of their most famous drinks.

Location: The Laughing Buddha Bar is located at Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud.

Price: The approximate price for two persons comes to IDR 250,000

Timings: 9 AM to 1 AM

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Duration: 9 Hours

Timings: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Pick up/ drop off location: Sanur, Ubud, Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, Canggu, Jimbaran, Benoa, Nusa Dua, and Denpasar

Note: Timing of pick-up & drop-off might be tentative, depending upon the weather conditions

About Full Day Kintamani Tour:

Bali welcomes you to indulge in an exciting tour to the Kintamani village which lies at an altitude of 1600 m above sea level. Nestled with panoramic views of nature, the tour takes you to witness the stunning beauty of Mount Batur volcano and the volcano crater lake - Lake Batur. On a private full-day tour of Bali, see the natural and artificial treasures. A traditional Balinese lunch overlooking the Batur Volcano is included in your private trip. Relax on the ride back to your accommodation after visiting the Tegalalang Rice Terraces.

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Pick-up & Drop-off Details: Your hotel centrally located in Ubud, Denpasar, Canggu, Kerobokan, Kuta, Nusa dua, Jimbaran, Sanur, Tanjung Benoa, and Padang Bai

Activity Timings: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

River Tubing in Bali Duration: 5 hours (approx)

About River Tubing in Bali:

Embark your journey while river tubing on the Ayung River near Ubud. You can enjoy an exciting voyage floating and surfing the waves for 45 minutes in the natural surroundings, untamed sea, and rural atmosphere. The lush vegetation, the clear blue water, and the tropical sun shining down on you all contribute to the sport's allure. Feel the magic of Bali as your heart beats down the lovely way of the Bali plat river trough on Ayung River Tubing, which was developed and led by professional guider.

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People Also Ask About Ubud

  1. What are the best things to do in Ubud with friends?

    1. See History at Pura Gunung Kawi: You can learn a lot about the Balinese history from the Pura Gunung Kawi temple which is entirely carved out of stone. The rock sculptures are quite beautiful and there are a lot of rock shrines that are considered holy by the local people. 

    2. Swing by Tibumana Waterfall: Bali swings are quite famous tourist attractions and one such is located near the Tibumana Waterfall. You can swing in the bali swings which are made out of strong ropes and can swing upto great heights. Click yourself wonderful pictures in the swings and keep cherishing them forever.

    3. Pay a Visit to the Bamboo Forest: If you are a nature lover, paying a visit to the bamboo forest covered all around with bamboo trees and greenery is one of the best activities to do in Ubud for you. It's a quiet and peaceful area full of fresh air and trees and you can surely spend some moments of your day in silence and calm.

    4. Cycle Down a Volcano: If you are seeking some adventure, cycling down a volcano can be one of the most suggested activities to do in Ubud for you. It's quite a thrilling experience in itself to make a trip in Bali's rocky mountains on a cycle along with your friends and spend some good memories there.

    5. Get Blessed at Tirta Empul Water Temple: When in Bali, you can't stop admiring the beliefs and cultures followed by local people and one of them resides in the waters of Tirta Empul Water Temple. The waters of this famous temple are believed to be holy and pious, so make sure to bless yourself in the temple and its water by paying a visit here.

    Planning to Visit Bali? Click Here to Book Now: Ubud Tour Packages

  2. Which are the best things to do in Ubud at Night?

    1. Enjoy Movie night at Paradiso: If you are a cinema lover, Paradiso will prove heaven for you as it features a complete HD projector with a 25-meter screen along with the best sound systems and comfortable seating areas. Watching a movie here while relishing the delicious food is one of the best activities to do in Ubud for couples and families alike.

    2. Experience a Cultural Evening at Bar Luna: Your nightlife can’t be complete without experiencing the cultural evenings in Bar Luna. Here, you can enjoy movie nights, live music sessions, literary sessions and many more. Experiencing this will surely free your mind and soul along with providing a relaxing atmosphere for a fun-filled night.

    3. Trek Mount Batur to Watch the Breathtaking Sunrise: If you want to witness the most beautiful sunrise painting the sky with orange and red hues you have to trek to Mount Batur at 2 am. It might be tough to get up early to trek a long distance but the reward of the mesmerizing sunset view is worth every pain that you will achieve for a lifetime.

    4. Dine with a View at the Four Seasons Cafe: One of the best activities to do in Ubud at night for couples is to dine at the Four Seasons Cafe, soaking in the mesmerizing views. It's breathtaking surroundings, lights decoration, and open sky seating arrangement under the starry sky will give you the best views to enjoy your meals. Located near the Sayan Ridge, this place will give you the best dishes and a romantic evening to cherish for a lifetime.

    5. Relish Authentic Local Food at the Ubud Night Market: If you are a foodie by heart, paying a visit to the famous Ubud Night Market is one of the most recommended activities to do in Ubud. Here, you can try relishing authentic and traditional Balinese dishes, like chicken satay, nasi goreng, babi guling, and martabak terang bulan.

    Must Read: Amazing Things to Do in Bali

  3. How to reach Ubud?

    You have two transport options from the Rai International airport: a taxi or a bus. Taking a Bali airport taxi is the only direct and convenient option, and it is simple. In normal traffic, the journey takes about 40 minutes. Taking the public bus from the airport to Ubud is the cheapest but a time consuming option.

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  4. What is Ubud famous for?

    Ubud is well-known for its traditional crafts and cultural dances. This beautiful place is also very popular for its breathtaking rainforests, terraced rice paddies, ancient temples, majestic royal palaces, and green hillsides.

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  5. What is the best time to visit Ubud?

    Ubud has a fairly consistent climate throughout the year, however, the best time to visit Ubud is from July to September, when the weather is dry and relatively cold, and there are fewer tourists. During this time of the year, the various tourist attractions are uncrowded and the hotels are also cheap.

    Recommended Read: Best Time and Season to Visit Bali
  6. What are the other activities to enjoy in Bali that you can book through Thrillophilia?

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We explore many places in the tour like Batubalan,Celuk Village and Mas Village.
The cooking class was so good, we started with a market tour and then we started cooking and we learnt 9 dishes altogether. Highly recommend it!
The bike was in good condition, My guide was a gem and the lunch was also good. I feel cycling is the best way to explore a city like Ubud
Wonderful trekking experience to Mount Batur with our well-informed guide. Captured some really beautiful shots.
It was a extremely nice visit to holiest temples of Bali- Lempuyang Temple and Besakih Temple and our guide was friendly and professional. Awsome place...must visit!
13 February 2020
This was our first day in Bali & it became more mesmerising with the Mount Batur Trek !! with a well coordinated itinerary, We enjoyed this trek to much extent. Special thanks to our tour guide Ulawa, she was obedient and helpful enough, she took us to the top with utmost care & i will recommend her name to anyone who plans to have this trek ! Thanks Thrilophila For becoming a medium to connect us with this wonderful location !!
16 November 2019
Recently went to Ubud and experienced this Chedi Club there. It was amazing experiencing something adventurous like this and of course Thrillophilia's team was perfect with there arrangements and other stuffs. I just loved the overall view of this beautiful place and also clicked some pictures.
30 September 2019
Jignesh Atv Ride in Ubud at Bali
It was one of the best adventures of my life...totally loved this activity.
It was such an adrenaline pumping ride. A must try for all the adventure freaks.
amazing sightseeing tour,everything was perfect and punctual

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