Do you have a plan to have the holiday in Ubud Bali with friends, family, and kids? If yes, you will wonder regarding the best things to do in Ubud Bali, where to stay in Ubud, and the best way to get around. We, as one of Bali activities tour agents, often asked by our customers related to vacation to Ubud. Below is the frequent ask question about Ubud vacation.
- What should I not miss in Ubud Bali?
- Is Ubud safe at night?
- Which is better, Ubud, or Kuta?
- How many days in Ubud is enough?
- Can you walk around Ubud?
- What can you do in Ubud for free?
- What is there to do in Ubud with family?
- The most popular one is, What do to in Ubud?
As you may see, there are plenty of questions people ask before they decide to visit Ubud Bali. Also, to make our customers find an answer in accessible ways, we create an article about the Ubud travel guide on this website. Also, we can’t answer all the above questions on one page. Specific on this page, we will answer a question regarding what do to in Ubud Therefore, please continue reading this page, due to you will get information such as;
- Ubud Tourism General Information.
- Best Way To Get Around Ubud.
- List Of Best Things To Do In Ubud Bali.
Ubud Tourism General Information
Most people who have visited Bali, for sure they know about Ubud at least have visited before. Furthermore, Ubud is one village in Gianyar Regency, located in the central of Bali. For your information, in central Bali, there is no beach. So if you have a question, does Ubud have beaches? The answer is no! Therefore, you will not find a girl in bikini and beaches in Ubud Bali.
Consequently, Ubud village very well-known for Balinese art, culture, spa, nature and white water rafting Bali. As a result, if you were looking for things to do in Ubud with kids, you could try Ayung Rafting.
Furthermore, Rafting at Ayung River is very suitable for family and children. Also, many travel magazines listed white water rafting Ayung river, as the best outdoor adventure on things to do in Ubud.
SPA Destinations In ASIA
Also, if you love SPA and want to try the famous Balinese massage, at Ubud you will find a lot of spas and very easy to get it. Because plenty of companies provide SPA services in Ubud Bali. Ubud becomes one of the SPA destinations in ASIA. While, from acupressure, reflexology, stretching and aromatherapy SPA services quickly to find in Ubud.
Because Ubud is central to Balinese art and culture, you will find plenty of painters, sculptors, and dancers in Ubud. So, no wonder there are many art workshops, art galleries, and museums in Ubud. Balinese dance performance available every day if you want to watch it. Form Kecak fire dance and Legong Dance.
Best Way To Get Around Ubud Bali
There are plenty of ways to get around in Ubud and don’t expect you will easily get public transportation, except for a meter taxi. Therefore, in Ubud, you will find plenty of meter Taxi around the road, or you can ask the hotel reception to call a meter taxi for you.
Do you love to ride a motorbike? Therefore, you can hire a motorcycle in this area, and this is the cheapest way to get around in Ubud.
If you do not want to ride a motorbike, you can get a car rental, for self-drive or car rental with a driver in Bali. Ubud does not have plenty of car park, and this will make you quite difficult to park your vehicle. Most of the car parks available are using the public road. If you do not want to get bothered by parking your vehicle, we recommend you hire a car with a driver. It is your driver’s job to park the automobile.
List Of Best Things To Do In Ubud Bali
Furthermore, there are plenty of best things to do in Ubud Bali and on this page; we will give you a list of information on holiday activities and attractions in Ubud. Below is the list of the best things to do in Ubud Bali.
1. Ayung River Rafting With Sobek
One of the most enjoyable things to do in Ubud, if you love outdoor adventure, is the Ayung river rafting. Ayung river is the name of a river in Ubud Bali. To finish Ayung river rafting, you will need 2 hours. During white water rafting at Ayung river, you will see various things. Such as; waterfalls, rock formations, riverbanks. Nature scenery combined with adventure; then, you will get pleasant experience.
There is plenty of white water rafting company at Ayung river. One of the best rafting tour companies in Ubud in terms of services is Sobek rafting. However, the Bali Sobek rafting price slightly higher compares to other Ayung rafting tour companies such as Payung rafting. If quality during rafting in Ubud is you looking for, Sobek rafting is the company that you should choose.
Find Here; Sobek Bali Ayung River Rafting Price.
Age Requirement, 7 – 65 Years Old.
See Here, Star Point Sobek Ayung River Location On Google Map.
2. Tegalalang Rice Terrace Ubud Bali
When you plan to visit Ubud Bali for a holiday, for sure, you will find some information about things to do in Ubud. When you search on the internet about things to see in Ubud, you will see an iconic image of a vast rice terrace. The name of the site to see a rice terrace call Tegalalang rice terrace.
Tegalalang rice terrace becomes famous due to its terrace layout. The terraced design in Tegalalang is a way of the Balinese traditional irrigation system or famous call as Subak. Due to the Tegalalang rice field, the location in a valley, therefore it creates scenic lookouts. This iconic scenery offers by Tegalalang rice terrace, makes plenty of tourists, list Tegalalang rice terrace on their Bali vacation itinerary.
3. Campuhan Ridge Walk
Are there any free things to do in Ubud that I should not miss? Yes, there is, which is walk around in the Ubud area. Ubud area offers several beautiful walks activity with no expenses. You can have stepped on one of the rural villages, and you can walk through the rice field, and do forest walk. One of the most popular walk activities in Ubud, which is free of charge, is the Campuhan Ridge Walk. When you do a Campuhan Ridge Walk, you will see greenery hills with a pathway along the top of the mountain.
The well arranges pathway on top of the Campuhan hill called Campuhan ridge. Every afternoon, the Campuhan hill fills with many visitors who want to see the Bali natural environment. During the Campuhan ridge walk, you will be able to see not only grass on the hill; however, you also will see many trees.
4. Monkey Forest Ubud
If you are wondering, what should I not miss in Ubud Bali during vacation? The answers are the Ubud monkey forest. My experience when visiting the monkey forest with family was a great experience, especially my children.
From my experience visiting the monkey forest in Ubud, we don’t have an annoying encounter. Also, we can see lots of gray monkeys, lush green forests, and a fantastic Balinese Hindu temple called Pura Dalem Padang Tegal. My kids cherished being capable of seeing the monkeys play and sleep.
Considerably Tame Monkey
The monkeys at monkey forest Ubud are tame; however, don’t attempt to provoke them with food or walk not on the designated pathway. Besides, avoid to bring any food, you also should keep your belongings in your bag, such as sunglasses, cameras, smartphones, hats, and jewelry. Due to the monkeys considerably naughty and will attempt to take your belongings.
All the forest areas are cover by park guardians, and from what I see, the forest guardians always keep an eye on the visitor that gets close by monkeys.
Overall my family and I had a great vacation time at the monkey forest. So if you love animals, visiting the monkey forest is one of the best things to do in Ubud during your vacation.
Read More, All Things You Need To Know About Monkey Forest Ubud.
See Here, Ubud Monkey Forest Location On Google Map.
Find Here, Ubud Monkey Forest Entrance Fee.
5. Puri Saren Palace
During my Sunday cycling trips with a friend to Ubud, We decide to have a visit to the central Ubud. In the central area, there is three well-known attraction. There are Puri Saren Palace (The King Royal Palace), Saraswati temple, and Ubud art market. On that Sunday morning, my friend invites me to have a visit to Puri Saren Palace.
Puri Saren Palace is the residence of Ubud Kings. As you may expect to visit the king palace, you will see many great things. When we enter the Puri Saren Palace, we saw terrific Balinese architecture, with plenty of carving and stone statues. When you go to the inner side of the Palace, you will see well-maintained gardens with plenty of artistic carvings, statues, and shrines.
The Restricted Area Of Puri Saren Palace
There is a sign that every visitor of Puri Saren Palace needs to be aware, which is a particular area is not eligible to enter by visitor. The restricted area is the area where the king lives. On that day, I didn’t enter the restricted area. However, I have once entered the restricted area, due to the king invited me during the photography tour.
As a Balinese that use to see ancient Balinese architecture, understanding the Ubud palace architecture still becomes an incredible experience for me. Furthermore, for your knowledge, the entrance fee is not eligible to enter the Ubud Palace, which means it is Free.
Read More, All Things You Need To Know About Puri Saren Palace.
Dress Code, There Is No Specific Dress Code To Enter The Palace, However, It Will Be Great If You Wear Sarong And Scarf.
See Here, Puri Sare Palace Location On Google Map.