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  • There are a lot of factors that make trekking one of the must do activities in Ubud for one and all. The biggest reason being that this tiny land is located between the mountain cliffs with rice fields on one side and forests on the other side. Apart from scenic landscapes, a presence of various art galleries makes this places culturally rich.

    Make your way through the winding pavements amongst the rice paddies as you explore this land of surprises. Another remarkable place for trekking in Ubud is Mount Batur which abodes a volcano is well known for its sunrise views. One can make a list of what to do and what to keep in mind when in Bali.

    Rice filed trekking is another activity that will keep you spell bounded. Balance yourself on tiny pavements that cut the stunning green rice fields – its view that need to be visited in order to believe it. For all the naturalists out there, this place is a total bliss. If you are still not aware of the best places to trek in Ubud, then, worry not as below mentioned is a list of best destinations perfect for trekking in Ubud.

    Here are the best places for trekking in Ubud:

  • 01Trekking at Ubud in Bali

    Trekking at Ubud in Bali
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    • Nyoman Gde Adi Wiranto
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    About the Activity:
    • Embark in this trekking expedition in the Taro Village and discover the magical beauty of this village.
    • Get picked up from your hotel in Nusa Dua and Kuta, at around 7 AM, Sanur at around 7.30 AM or from Ubud at around 8 AM and reach the tour locality.
    • Start your trek from the Holy White Cow Conservation and trek through the beautiful rice fields.
    • Stop in the heart center of Taro village and then continue going down to reach the local holy spring
    • Enjoy the sip of coffee amidst the serene scenery
    • Before ending your trek, pamper yourself with the foot message, followed by a lip-smacking lunch.
    • End this exciting trek after 1 hour and get transferred back to your hotel.
  • 02Ubud Rice Field Trekking

    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. 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.
    Bali Rice Field Trekking and Ploughing in Bali

    Bali Rice Field Trekking and Ploughing in Bali

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  • 03Ubud and The Sunrise Trek of Mount Batur

    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.
    Trekking at Mount Batur Caldera in Ubud

    Trekking at Mount Batur Caldera in Ubud

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  • 04Vespa Ride and Trek to the Top of the Waterfalls

    Vespa Ride and Trek to the Top of the Waterfalls
    • h6 Hours
    • lSingaraja
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    • Peter
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    About the Activity:
    • Embark in this exciting short trekking expedition while witnessing the scenic beauty of this region.
    • Start your tour after getting picked up from your hotel in a Vespa scooter from North Bali and reach the tour locality.
    • Ride through the stunning view of the valleys and the vast greenery will surely soothe you. Visit the railing bridge and pass through a small creek and the tropical forest.
    • Enjoy watching the chocolate tress and freshen up in the cool water while witnessing the beauty and enjoy a delicious lunch.
    • Get astonished by the sights of the beautiful countryside and meet the local people while enjoying a cup of coffee at a Warung (small kiosk).
    • The warm welcome of the local people will surely revive you. Learn about the different types of crops grown  in Bali.
    • End this exciting tour of 6 hours after getting dropped at your hotel.



  • 05Hike to Campuan Hill Ridge

    Image Credit :  Magalie L'Abbé
    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.
  • 06Ubud Eco Trekking

    The majority of the visitors know the Bali for its restaurants, nightlife, and hotels, but there are very few who experience the other side of Bali, which shows you a totally unique Bali, away from the hustle and bustle of city life, where you can see the sea of green and beautiful rice fields and can experience the nature.

    The best way to experience this side of Bali is by embarking on the Eco-trekking tours offered, which will take you to the outskirts of Ubud, may be in the villages and temples around Bali. All of this you can experience while you walk or trek amidst the magical serenity and fascinating surroundings of Ubud and acquaint yourself with its rich and authentic Balinese culture as your guide enlightens you about it.

    Price: The approximate price for the eco trekking comes to IDR 250,000 per person

Trekking in Ubud

Attractions

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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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Campuhan Ridge Walk

With its amazing beauty of the greenry and the cool breeze Ubud Bali is another great place to revive your tiredness. While in this destination don’t forget to head out on an amazing Campuhan Ridge Walk. Campuhan Ridge Walk is a free and simple nature trek which allows you to explore the beauty of this region.

The region gives an extraordinary withdraw from the more rushed southern parts of the island, yet this trail introduces a significantly more unblemished outback to escape from the contemporary boutique, guesthouse and restaurant-lined Jalan Raya Ubud. While the climb gives you a chance to appreciate cool natural air and likely the most beautiful slope vista here.  Also if you are a fitness freat it will help you to shed off a few calories too with its nine-kilometer slope track.

 Highlights: While on your trek you will find a A little extension over the venerated Campuhan River prompts the lofty Pura Gunung Lebah sanctuary complex. The cut dividers and the towering "meru" levels of the altars unmistakable from the way give a fascinating and social touch to the start of this nature walk.

 Location: Jalan Raya Campuan, Sayan, Ubud, Kelusa, Payangan, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

Timings: Opens from 5:30 AM–7:00 PM

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Pura Taman Saraswati Temple

The Pura Taman Saraswati is a beautiful water temple in Ubud which is another awesome fascination here. The temple is an incredible stopover along your relaxation strolls through Ubud town, offering touring and photograph openings with its traditional Balinese temple architecture and a lovely lobby including lakes loaded with blossoming pink lotuses. Soak in the beauty of the whole ground as you take a walk by the scenic lake.

 Highlights: On the walls of the temple one can see some beautiful carvings made by the Balinese artist there. In addition to this one can also enjoy the Kecak Dance Performance inside the temple every Tuesday and Thursday at 7.30 PM.

 Location: Pura Taman Saraswati Temple is located at Jl. Kajeng, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia.

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The Bamboo Chocolate Factory

Now if you are a chocolate lover then you have the perfect place waiting for you in Bali. Big Tree Farms is an economical homestead and distinctive sustenance organization that has been delivering crisp nourishments and tasty chocolate for over 10 years. The achievement of the chocolate farm of the organization has taken off since its origin, and developing interest for the dessert has called the requirement for a fresh out of the plastic new plant to house each one of those desserts.

Worked close Ubud in Bali, Indonesia, the delightful pitched-rooftop production line, is made totally of supportable bamboo, making it the world's biggest business building developed from the material. Big Tree Farms is the world's most manageable chocolate plant.

Location: The Bamboo Chocolate Factory is located at Piakan, Sibangkaja, Abiansemal, Sibang Kaja, Abiansemal, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80352, Indonesia.

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Yoga Barn

Your Bali vacation will never be complete without heading out for a refreshing yoga at the Yoga Barn. Launched in 2007, The Yoga Barn is known as the largest retrest centre in Bali. The Yoga Barn conducts 15 classes and workshops which enable you to detox your body, mind and soul. As Bali is the ideal place for healing and reviving, and Yoga and Meditation can be an integral part of your procedure.

Offering more than 75 yoga classes seven days, professionals of all foundations and levels desired the quintessential 'yoga in Bali' encounter. Settled among rice paddies and their own natural ranch, they've kept up the conventional Balinese substance inside their 50 sections of land of space. Yoga is regularly what at first draws in visitors to The Yoga Barn.

 Highlights: Just near the Yoga Barn one can see a number of accommodation, a healthy cafe, retail, and a holistic healing center with a variety of healing treatments.

 Location: Yoga Barn is located at Jl. Raya Pengosekan, Ubud, Gianyar, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

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Blanco Renaissance Museum

While you are visiting the most desired destination in the world a lot of you might planning to visit some of the famous places in Ubud. Well if you are a history buff and museums attract you then this will be definitely the start for you. Situated on a hilltop and sitting above the lavish valley of Campuhan, it houses artworks, montages and delineated verse Blanco Renaissance Museum is an absolute visit for you in Ubud.

With lithographic fine arts of Antonio Blanco most loved subject: naked Balinese ladies, this museum has been pulling in a great deal of traveler around the globe. The photo of Antonio Blanco (1912–99) robbing with Michael Jackson says it all while you first visit the museum.

Highlights: Assuming the part of a capricious craftsman à la Dalí, he is known for his expressionist workmanship and represented verse that joins a blend of styles and mediums. Additionally, appreciate the waterfall and fascinating winged creatures in transit in, and great perspectives over the waterway.

Location: The Blanco Renaissance Museum is located at Jl. Raya Penestanan, Sayan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia.

Timings: Opens from 9:00AM- 5:00 PM

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.

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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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Puri Lukisan Museum

Another museum in Ubud which is a must visit for you is the Puri Lukisan Museum. Set among tropical gardens in the centre of Ubud, Puri Lukisan is the most established workmanship historical center in Bali. This historical center has a great scope of conventional Balinese artistic creations, woodcarvings and contemporary Balinese works of art. The name Puri Lukisan signifies "royal residence of painting".

A great part of the work at the gallery concentrates on Balinese craftsmanship, culture and history. The exhibition hall additionally grandstands craftsmanship by European expats, including Walter Spies from Germany and Rudolf Bonnet from The Netherlands. The exhibition hall's unique display, named Pitamaha, to see sketches by persuasive European craftsmen in Bali and the works by their understudies.Gusti Nyoman Lempad was one of them; he painted the wall painting outside, an imitation of the first delineation of nearby rice paddies.

Highlights: In different exhibitions, peruse post-World War II Balinese workmanship and see cases of the traditional Kamasan style, starting in Java. There is additionally an accumulation of works concentrating on conventional Balinese scenes and styles. Watch out for the woodcarvings all through the grounds. The exhibition hall likewise has guided visits, shows and workshops, which incorporate painting, moving, music, woodcarving and batik, a technique for coloring material.

Location: The museum is located at Jl. Raya Ubud, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia.

Timings: Opens from 12:00 AM–6:00 PM, 9:00 PM–12:00 AM

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Gunung Kawi

When you are visiting Bali, you will find a lot of attraction which shows the spiritual and cultural importance of the whole region. One such place which signifies the beauty of this region is the Gunung Kawi. Gunung Kawi Temple complex is privately referred to as Pura Gunung Kawi, is one of Bali's most extraordinary archeological destinations, containing a gathering of antiquated place of worship reliefs cut into the substance of a stone precipice.

The fundamental site disregards the hallowed Pakerisan River, which additionally streams by the Tirta Empul Temple a kilometer up north. Over the waterway from the antiquated reliefs is a temple yard highlighting old Hindu sanctuaries in a more contemporary engineering style, which is gone to by explorers particularly amid its "piodalan" sanctuary commemorations.

 Highlights: Gunung Kawi Temple is a well known stopover on schedules through the uplands of the Gianyar rule. The temple complex is effectively found, just a couple of hundred meters east from the Jalan Raya Tampaksiring primary course, from where you proceed down by walking to a cleared walkway that is fixed with workmanship shops and little neighborhood warungs.

 Location: The temple complex is located at Banjar Penaka, Gianyar, Tampaksiring, Bali 80552, Indonesia.

 

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Bali Safari and Marine Park

While in Bali this is another place which you cannot afford to miss. Make your holidays a lot more exciting while you visit the famous Bali Safari & Marine Park and get a chance to dine besides the animals. The Bali Safari and Marine Park was set up by Taman Safari Indonesia; covering 40 hectares of land in the Gianyar regime.

It is home to more than 60 species, all of which meander aimlessly in huge walled in areas that copy their characteristic living spaces. Appreciate riding on a safari transport to visit the creatures, viewing interesting elephant ability appears, get cuddly with child orangutans, and view infant sharks at the aquarium.

 Highlights: In Bali Safari and Marine Park there are 80 species and around 400 species from three regions - Indonesia, India and Africa, including spotted deers, Himalayan bears, nilgai, dark bucks, African hippos, zebras, camels, ostriches, monkeys, blue wildebeests, and lions. The most epic in plain view are the unbelievable Indian white tigers. Visitors board safari transports to go through various regions of the recreation center.

Location: Bali Safari & Marine Park is located at Jl. Bypass Prof. Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra Km. 19,8, Serongga, Kec. Gianyar, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80551,Indonesia.

 Timings: Opens from 9:00 AM–5:00 PM

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Symon's Art Zoo

Another of the interesting thing in Ubud bali which is a must visit for you is the Symon’s Art Zoo.  One of the most amazing and the weirdest museum, come gallery, come home is the Symon's Art Zoo. Symon is an American artist from the Midwest, who has lived in Bali since 1972 and has a desire for the intriguing.

Outside his place is sign saying 'Danger Art!' Symon's compositions utilize extremely clear hues as smit Arie, and Andy Warhol's. He appears to support Balinese young men, in different phases of uncover, as his topic. The building itself is a craftsman's fantasy, substantial, 2 story, a lot of light and places for hanging the workmanship. The view from the upstairs space was extraordinary excessively disregarding the paddies.

 Highlights: At Symon’s Art Zoo each divider, roof and surface from within to the outside has been painted uproarious shading, with the endless confined pictures packed onto practically every accessible inch of space. The outside of Symon's house is apparently significantly more great, with a gigantic blue religious figure relaxing outside his front door and a substantial red phallus statue in plain view.

 Location: Symon's Art Zoo is located at Jl. Airsanih - Tejakula, Pacung, Buleleng, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali 81173, Indonesia

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Ubud Royal Palace

Get a chance to taste royalty while you visit the amazing Ubud Royal Palace in Bali. The Ubud Royal Palace is a standout amongst the most conspicuous places in Ubud. The castle can be viewed as the central milestone of Ubud. The Ubud royal residence was worked amid the lordship of the late Ida Tjokorda Putu Kandel (1800-1823), and is well-kept by his progressive beneficiaries.

 It has all around protected Balinese architecture and beguiling patio nursery settings, and is best among lovers of Balinese arts. The presence of Ubud Royal Palace as a castle is prepared by a Wantilan/auditorium room that is a vast working of meeting room and a banyan tree as haven place at the daytime.

 Highlights: The traditional market is the place of society financial aspects and its reality is dependably verge on royal residence as imaginative social life focus. It implies that the both post meeting is portraying the flow of society and kingdom life.

 Location: Ubud Royal Palace is located at Jl. Raya Ubud No.8, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia.

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Threads of Life

While in Bali you get a lot of option to visit the local markets and discover their amazing craftsmanship and handicrafts. Threads of Life are a reasonable exchange business that works with culture and preservation to reduce destitution in rustic Indonesia. The legacy quality materials and wicker bin we commission are made with neighborhood materials and normal colors to a stunning standard more often than not observed just in historical centers.

 Threads  of Life display most of the way up the restricted Jalan Kajeng, which offers educational perspectives into the abundance of choice materials from Bali's provincial regions, and Indonesia's lesser known eastern area specifically. The shop is only a short walk north from the Ubud's focal attractions, for example, the Art Market and Royal Palace. It also houses a broad gathering of uncommon woven and customary colored materials in a wide assortment of complex examples.

 Location: The threads of life is located at Jl. Kajeng No.24, Ubud, Gianyar, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia.

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Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal

Settled inside the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, the fascinating Pura Dalem Agung has a genuine Indiana Jones feel to it; the passageway to the internal sanctuary highlights Rangda figures devouring children. Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal, or Padangtegal Great Temple of Death, is one of three Hindu temples making up a s complex situated in the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary – regularly called the "Ubud Monkey Forest".

 Highlights: Also called the "Main Temple," Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal lies in the southwestern piece of the Ubud Monkey Forest grounds and is utilized for worshiping the god Hyang Widhi in exemplification of Shiva, the Recycler or Transformer. Like the other two temple in the unpredictable, it is thought to have been worked around 1350. Head out to this place in Ubud while you explore the place to its core.

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Tjampuhan's Sacred Hills

When in Bali you would definitely want to explore some of the best places there.  Known for its beauty and the amazing surroundings Tjampuhan's Sacred Hills is another attraction in Ubud, Bali. And what can be a better way to explore the whole region then trekking. Yes, you heard it right guys.

 Head along the old Tjampuhan Ridge, a casual and peaceful vista high above Ubud, to Tjampuhan Temple where local people make an offering to Bali's divine beings. You will be walking close at the foot of the Tjampuhan Bridge, a holy intersection point in the River Oos. Spend some time enjoying the views of the terraced rice paddies, where you can take in the emerald perspectives of palm, coconut and stirring alang-alang which line the edge.

 Location: This place is located at Jalan Bangkiang Sidem, Kelusa, Payangan, Ubud, Kelusa, Payangan, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

 Price: The approximate prices starts from IDR 250

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Bird Village of Petulu

Get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life as you head out to this mesmerizing village in Ubud, Bali. Around 2.5 km north of focal Ubud lays the town of Petulu.  Unlike any other villages in Ubud this town is known for the herons which are seen assuming control over the entire place. Each evening a great many herons arrive, hovering over Petulu before subsiding into one of the numerous fig trees in the town where they will spend the night. 

Next morning they leave once more, just to return again toward the evening. There are many sayings on why the birds arrive a Petulu consistently. Few people claim is that the herons are the lost souls of the a huge number of individuals that passed on amid the counter comrade slaughter in the mid-sixties and for whom there where held a function in Petulu, soon after the herons began touching base at Petulu and has proceeded do as such from that point onward.

Location: The Petulu Village is located at a distance of 2.5km north of Jl Raya Ubud

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