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Attractions



These are the places, we highly recommend while visiting Ubud. As some of these activities are offered by independent tour companies, price may vary depending on number of people, itinerary selected and equipment needed. For further information, please seek Patih, your personal butler.

Several “must do” activities are recommended in Ubud:
  • Visit the palace, Ubud’s many art galleries or shop at traditional market.
  • Conquer Ayung River on rafts and riverside picnic Explorer’s style.
  • Yoga in the outdoor or relax with a Balinese spa treatment.
  • Hike the majestic Mount Batur at sunrise.
  • Private session with one of Ubud’s Traditional Healers.
  • Evening Kecak Fire & Trance Dance at Agung Rai Art Museum.
  • Cycling through the village’s rice terrace.
  • Bali Elephant Camp and Night Safari – be a Mahout for the day and experience nature in the evening.
  • Water blessing at Tirtha Empul Temple Holy Spring.


Activities

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Visit Ubud Village & Monkey Forest
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Ubud Monkey Forest is a nature reserve and Hindu temple complex!
For thousands of years, Ubud has been the spiritual and cultural hub of Hindu Bali. Witness these, as you walk around visiting Ubud Palace, Saraswati Temple’s Lotus Pond, selfie time at Pura Gunung Lebah at Ubud’s famous Dutch bridge, Ubud Market and local Art Galleries. Your Patih can also arrange private appointment with Ubud many artists.

Ubud Monkey Forest is a nature reserve and Hindu temple complex. Its official name is the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. The village's residents view the Monkey Forest as an important spiritual, economic, educational, and conservation center for the village.
Taste Expedition
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Sample Bali’s must tried dishes!
Sample Bali’s must tried dishes – Babi Guling (Roast Suckling Pork), Bebek Betutu (Spiced Steamed Duck), Bebek Bengil (Dirty Duck), learn Balinese and Vegetarian cooking or taste Bali’s home grown coffee and Luwak Coffee (Chivet).
Ayung River Rafting
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Conquer the longest river on the island, Ayung River on rafts!
Conquer the longest river on the island, Ayung River on rafts. Enjoy its relatively-gentle water stream, arrive back in style at the end at Mandapa’s private jetty and finish off with a riverside dining specially prepared by Patih, your personal butler.
Hiking at Mount Batur
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Start with early morning hike, when you reach the top!
The majestic 1,717m Mount Batur is still an active volcano located north west of Mount Agung, Bali’s mother mountain. On the south-east side of Mount Batur is Bali’s famous Lake Batur, a caldera lake. Start with early morning hike, when you reach the top – have your camera ready for the breathtaking panoramic view accompanied with Explorer’s Picnic prepared by our Chef.
Spiritual reading and water blessing at Tirta Empul Temple Holy Spring
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Ubud’s spiritual aspects provide easy access to the special individuals to satisfy your curiosity both, into the past and future!
Ubud’s spiritual aspects provide easy access to the special individuals to satisfy your curiosity both, into the past and future. To arrange private appointments, seek Patih for advice. Build in 962 AD, Tirta Empul Temple is an iconic temple near the town of Tampaksiring famous for its purifying holy water. During full moon and new moon particularly, flocks of Hindu Balinese come to the temple for blessings.
Kecak Fire Trance Dance & Night Safari
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Get up and learn Bali’s nocturnal and the endangered at the same time!
Developed in 1930s, Kecak is a form of theatrical Balinese dance and music drama, performed in circle of primarily men, percussively chanting ‘Cak’ and moving their hands and arms. Bali’s ARMA Museum (Agung Rai Museum of Art) provides the venue for this colossal performance. Get up and close with Bali Safari’s 60 different species of animals, learn Bali’s nocturnal and the endangered at the same time in a comfort of specially designed tram.
UNESCO and Historical Sites
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Visit picture-perfect Jatiluwih Rice Terraces located in the region of Tabanan and among the most striking examples of terraced agriculture in the world!
Visit picture-perfect Jatiluwih Rice Terraces located in the region of Tabanan and among the most striking examples of terraced agriculture in the world. Arguably Bali's oldest and most complex example of the Subak rice terrace system of agriculture. Taman Ayun Temple an 18th century temple complex at Mengwi surrounded by a moat.
Temples Tour
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Time to explore the real Balinese temples!
Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave), built in the 9th century as a sanctuary - At the façade of the cave is a relief of various menacing creatures and demons carved right into the rock at the cave entrance. The primary figure was once thought to be an elephant, hence the nickname Elephant Cave.

Penglipuran Village is a traditional ‘old Bali village’ located 700m above sea level with its own unique characteristic life, social and culture. It is located in Kubu Village , Bangli. Kings and royals alike, used to frequent this village as a way to refresh and entertainment.

Pura Besakih (Mother Temple of Besakih) in the village of Besakih on the slopes of Mount Agung in eastern Bali, Indonesia, is the most important, the largest and holiest temple of Hindu religion in Bali. Perched nearly 1000 meters up the side of Gunung Agung, it is an extensive complex of 23 separate but related temples with the largest and most important being Pura Penataran Agung. This is built on 6 levels, terraced up the slope. The entrance is an imposing Candi Bentar (split gateway – inspiring the entrance of Mandapa), and beyond it the even more impressive Kori Agung is the gateway to the second courtyard.
Adventure Sports
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Ubud’s verdant rice paddies, meandering pathways, gently rolling hills and the soothing Ayung River set a glorious backdrop for any adventure seekers!
Ubud’s verdant rice paddies, meandering pathways, gently rolling hills and the soothing Ayung River set a glorious backdrop for any adventure seekers. From mountain cycling, jungle and land cruising, ATV or elephant riding – all situated within 20-30 minutes on location. For further information please seek Patih for advice.