This page is about one of the famous tourist attraction in Ubud, which is Monkey Forest Ubud. We will give you the information such as the location, how to get the location, entry fee and opening hours.
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Ubud village Bali, very well-known as one of the best tourist attraction in Bali. Most travelers knew Ubud is the best place in Bali if you look for Balinese art performance and exhibition, essential nature, Balinese culture and outdoor adventure such as Ayung river rafting Ubud.
One of tourist attraction who get many visits by the traveler is sacred monkey forest sanctuary Ubud. Even though you never visit Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, from its name you can guess, that on this tourist attraction, you can see a monkey. Sacred monkey forest sanctuary Ubud is a Balinese Hindu temple complex, located on preserve forest. Now the forest populated with 605 monkeys (Long-Tailed Macaques).
Monkey Forest Ubud Location
If you are on holiday in Bali, Monkey Forest in Ubud is one of must see tourist attraction in Bali. Not only you can see the monkey in this forest, but you also will see Balinese Hindu temple. The type of primate you were gone see on Sacred Monkey Forest Padangtegal call long-tailed macaques. Find out more detail about long-tailed macaques by clicking the link below.
How To Get There
If you get a hotel in Ubud area, to get to Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud is easy things to do. You can walk or get a meter taxi. How about are you are not staying in Ubud?
If you are not staying in Ubud, let say you stay in Legian Bali, the best way to get Ubud Monkey Forest, is by getting a car rental. There are plenty of car rental services in Bali offer an affordable price, whether you want to have self-drive or use the vehicle rent in Bali with a driver. You can Google on it.
Monkey Forest In Ubud Entrance Fee
Entrance fee ticket is required for you to enter the forest. So how much doest it cost for Monkey Forest Ubud entrance fee?
- Adult, IDR 50.000/person.
- Child (3 – 12 years old), IDR 40.000/person.
However, you also will get free vehicle parking and there is no hourly charge for parking fee at Ubud monkey forest. When you arrive at the car park, you will see a comfortable air temperature, plenty of green trees. Before entering, on your left side of the entrance gate, you will see a ticket counter. On this counter, you will pay the ticket entrance fee.
On the entry gate, you will see plenty of sellers who sells banana, and you can, but it of you want to feed the monkey. However, be careful when you hold banana on your hand! There gone be many monkeys surround you to get your banana.
Opening Hours – Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Ubud monkey forest opening hours from 08:30 – 18:00. The best time to visit monkey forest in Ubud around 14:00. At this time period, most of the monkeys already get fed by the previous visitor. This way you will get the less aggressive behavior of the primate.
When you are traveling in Bali, especially of you decide to see a place with Hindu temple, please be careful on your dress code. Otherwise, you are not be allowed to enter the site that you want to visit.
Most of the tourist attraction in Bali, on their entrance, will provide Sarong rental for the visitor if you do not want to rent it, you can buy at local handicraft store for IDR 50.000 for one Sarong. At Ubud monkey forest there is a Hindu temple, so I suggest you wear a Sarong before entering Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud.
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Tips For Visiting Monkey Forest In Ubud
There are several tips that you should know before visiting Ubud monkey forest, this to make sure you have an enjoyable holiday in Bali
- Put aside your valuable belonging, such as earring, necklace, sunglasses, scarf and your smartphone. Since these items are very attractive for monkey and they monkey will find a change to take it from you.
- So walk on the path, don’t cross or enter their territory. Therefore, If you pass the monkey area, the animal will think you try to trespass the monkey place.
- Don’t hit or yell on the monkey, and other animals will attack you if you do this, try to be gentle with them then you will be okay.
For you information, to make sure the safety of visitor, there are plenty of guard on monkey forest use Balinese traditional costume. Furthermore, this guard will help you if you have difficulty with the monkey. Monkey forest in Bali is not only in Ubud, you can see Long-Tailed Macaques in other places in Bali such as:
- Uluwatu Temple.
- Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest.
- Sangeh Monkey Forest.
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