Things to do in Ubud
We might be familiar with Ubud village and not surprise with a choice of things to do in Ubud . An international class tourists attraction , best culinary of exotic local cuisine and also art shopping place . Our article will help to give you an idea of what to do while you are in Ubud .
1 . Campuhan Ridge walk
Visiting Campuhan hill is one of your good choice of things to do in Ubud to escape from city traffic . Walk through the hill with high Alang Alang grass surround us is one of the romantic thing to do away from hustle and bustle city tourist . You may enter the hill from Ibah resort and going down through wide stairs into the small bridge . Just after the bridge there’s amazing small temple with magnificent architecture , Pura Gunung lebah .
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Not sure if the Temple is open for the visitors but you can see the huge gate architecture from outside . The campuhan Hill is just behind the temple with well maintain footstep . Its an easy and relaxing walk indeed . You may choose a short trek or continue long trek to the village behind the hill and toward the main road . But this long trek you might need about 3 hours to get back from where you start .
2 . Ayung River Rafting
Another popular attraction while you are in Ubud is to explore the nature by experiencing Bali river rafting at Ayung river . Ayung river offer a world class attraction of easy and fun river rafting level . That’s mean Ayung river rafting is suitable for anyone , no need to be an expert person to do it . But most of the company will allow peoples between 7 – 60 years old age , they will all covered by an insurance . See our Rafting package here .
Another great adventure that may interest you to do is Bali ATV ride . This activity is quite challenging activity by riding 4 wheels motorbike through special Bali ATV trek . The trek is created for real adventure along the rice terrace , village forest , river in the rural village area . Don’t miss this program if you looking for great adventure in Bali island .
Visit our cheap Bali ATV Adventure Package here
4 . Ubud Monkey Forest
This could be must visit place if you are in Bali island , a best things to do in Ubud . Ubud Monkey Forest is a small forest in the center of Ubud town as a habitat of more than 600 monkeys population . The forest is actually a secret place of Hindu Temple complex area , for local villagers known by its official name as sacred monkey forest sanctuary ( Mandala Suci Wanara Wana ) . The main tourist attraction in Ubud Village with almost 15.000 visitors every month . Indeed this place has become a must visit place in Ubud .
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4 . Tegallalang Rice Terrace
Have no doubt that Tegallalang rice terrace is one of the tourist icon in Ubud Village . Its just located approximately 30 minutes drive from Ubud Monkey Forest . A scenic view of rice terrace along the main street to Batur Volcano . Even small this rice terrace is the best view rice terrace in Bali . You can walk through the rice terrace for free even the rice terrace here is own privately by a farmers family from that area . They probably ask you a little donation for only 10.000 ( 1USD ) , make sure to prepare your small money . Its nothing for you than what they did to protect , to maintain their land to give you a best view ever . Even they don’t earn much from their land , they just happy to lets you in and sometime cause damage in some part of their terraces .
5 . Batur Sunrise Trekking
Batur volcano isn’t located in Ubud but this great program is one of the best things to do in Ubud . This tour is early morning Bali Tour Program to defeat 1700 meters an active volcano in Kintamani district . Its actually easy access to reach to the peak of the volcano , however you have to be a fit person for this physical adventure . It will need 2 hours journey from the slope of the volcano to the peak . In order to reach by the sunrise , we have to start early morning at 4 am . That’s mean you need to depart around 3 am from Ubud . Its quite physical adventure indeed but you will get an amazing view of sunrise on the peak of the volcano .
With Galih Bali Tour we organize trekking program here : Batur Sunrise Trekking
6 . Visit Museum and art Gallery
Ubud known as a center of art . There are few art museum and mostly painting museum worth to visit while you are in Ubud . Thus art museum such as Puri Lukisan Ubud which is located in the center of Ubud , Arma museum in Pengosekan , Neka Museum and also Antonio Blanco museum . Other than that you may visit some art villages such as Mas Ubud village as a center of wood carving and also Batuan village as a center of panting village .
7 . Visit Temples around Ubud
There are some of nice temples worth to visit around Ubud . This could be a best things to do in Ubud to complete your Holiday while you staying in Ubud or just visit as a day trip . All thus temple are built by our ancestor during the kingdom era in the past . Mostly the temple are located not far from Ubud , approximately about 20 – 30 minutes drive .
Here bellow is the list of some temples that you might interest to visit :
Elephant cave temple
Holly Spring temple
Sebatu Gunung Kawi temple
Gunung Kawi temple
See also Bali secret place to go , Bali Temple