Ubud Monkey Forest is absolutely place on your list if you are in Bali island . Monkey forest in Ubud is a small conservation forest in the center of Ubud town . A habitat of hundreds monkeys protected by the villager around the forest .
Ubud Monkey Forest located in the center of Ubud town . In the corner of famous street call Wanara Wana street . This site is reachable by any vehicle , about 1,5 hours drive from Kuta , the center of tourism in Bali island . A small forest approximately 60.000 square meters as a habitat of long tailed friendly monkeys . The monkeys are divided by 5 main group who own their territory area .
Ubud monkey forest is one of the tourist icon in Ubud . This site attract more than Thousand visitors everyday. Not like other monkey forest in Bali , the monkeys here are friendly and get use to the visitors . They probably will approach you if you bring food in your hand . Ubud Monkey Forest is a save place to visit , inside the forest in each corner there will be the local peoples in charge to make sure you have a good time and save in the forest area .
In front of the main Temple or at the entrance gate there are some ladies from the villager will offer you Banana to feed the monkeys . Small bunch of Banana will cost you 20.000 and whole bunch cost 50.000 Rupiah . Some visitors might interest to be close with the monkey , with Banana in your hand the monkey will approach you and often jump on your shoulder for the Banana .
The forest well set up for great sightseeing and short trekking . Nice trekking step , wooden bridge that connect the main temple to the Holly spring temple by the river .
To explore a whole area of the forest you will need approximately 30 – 40 minutes . The ticket for entering Monkey forest is 40.000 Rupiah / person .
Things that you should follow when you are in Monkey forest
Avoid to bring any food or beverage in your hand when you are inside the forest .
Close well your bag
Never look at the monkey eyes or making eye contact
Do not touch the monkeys , even they look cute but its dangerous
Stay away from the baby monkeys or do not get very close
The forest is free smoking area . Smoke are prohibited around the forest
Please don’t feed the monkeys with your own food that you bring from outside such as peanut
If you want to feed the monkeys , Banana will provided with sum price
Ubud Monkey forest tour program .
Ubud Monkey forest Tour