Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary Ubud Bali Tour

Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal Temple image
Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal Temple

Monkey Forest Ubud Bali: 

The Ubud Monkey Forest is a natural  reserve forest and heritage temple in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.  It has  approximately 700 monkeys which are known as long-tailed Macaques (Macaca fascicularis). There are many groups of monkeys and each occupying different territories in the park. The Sacred Monkey Forest is a popular tourist attraction in Ubud and is often visited by many tourists.

What to see in Ubud Monkey Forest:

Short Video Clip of Monkey Forest

In the Monkey Forest, you can walk around and enjoy the nature and tall green trees. The long-tailed Macaques  Monkeys are not harms tourist. These monkeys are very rare species and mostly found in Southern part of Indonesia. Guidelines given by management should be followed. The forest are of  approximately a tenth of a square kilometer (approximately 27 acres) and contains at least 115 different species of trees. 

Inside the Monkey Forest there is  Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal temple as well as a "Holy Spring" bathing temple and another temple used for cremation ceremonies. 

Restaurants & Local Shopping in Ubud:

Out side the  street of Monkey Forest  you can enjoy the many choices of restaurants, from western cuisine to Balinese dishes. Restaurants are neatly managed. You can feel the beauty of nature while enjoying the Cuisine. 

There are many local shops in the Street from one can buy local antique & boutique. 

Whre to Stay in Ubud:

For your stay, various Hotels/lodgings are available in Ubud, from a simple bed & breakfast to resorts or private villas. Best  choices for comfort and services at Monkey Forest Street are Komaneka Resort, Aksari Resort Ubud, Kaamala Resort Ubud and KajaNe Mua Villa. Many tourists prefer Bali for staying. 

Many other  hotels in Ubud are also available.

Explore the Ubud

Walking around Ubud is an experience of its own.  You can rent a bicycle or a motorbike if don't want to walk. Most of the tourist  prefer bikes for environmental reasons. However, since Ubud's located on a mountainous area, the roads tend to be steep,  I suggests  motorbike for touring.  Cars are usually only used when you want to to go outside Ubud area. 

How to go Ubud:

Ubud is about an hour and a half drive from the airport. Taxis are available in the airport. Any travel agent in Denpasar Bali Airport will be able to get you there. If you stay in a hotel, they usually provides a shuttle service for a reasonable fee. The sacred forest is situated at the Monkey Forest Street (shown on the right), which is the main street of Ubud, so you won't miss it. Shops and restaurants line up the streets, so you might as well check them out while you're there.

Entrance fee for Monkey Forest Ubud Bali:

 Indonesia is IDR 80,000 = USD 5.65. IDR for adults and  IDR60,000 = USD 4.23 for Kids. 


People can watch the short Video of Monkey Forest on my youtube channel, link below: 


Location of Monkey Forest Ubud

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