Well, after being satisfied playing with friendly monkeys at Uluwatu Temple Bali, you can take a walk and play with monkey-like animals at Monkey Forest Ubud. This tourist attraction is also well known in foreign countries because of the nature and the arts it offers.
Inside there are also many protected forests where monkeys play. In addition, inside the Ubud Monkey Forest, there is also a temple called Pura Dalam Agung Padangtegal.
And it turns out that Monkey Forest Ubud is also known as Wisata Wenara Wana or Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. Besides being used as a tourist attraction, Ubud Monkey Forest is also used as a research and conservation center. The monkeys there is also an important component of the local community.
If you are interested in visiting Monkey Forest Ubud, then you must first know some of the interesting things about it.
Ubud Monkey Forest Route and Location
Before visiting, then of course you have to know the exact location, although according to the name Ubud, this tourist attraction is indeed located in Ubud with an area of about 10 hectares. To be precise, in Ubud village, Ubud sub-district, Gianyar regency, Bali. In addition, it turns out that Ubud Monkey Forest is also known as Sangeh Monkey Forest, due to its location which is also close to Sangeh village, Abiansemal District, Badung Regency, Bali.
If you depart from Ngurah Rai airport, then you will need about 1 hour 15 minutes of travel or the same as about 36 kilometers. You can use a car or motorbike rental suit, or use a private vehicle. For the closest route you can take Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai then head to Jl. Imam Bonjol then to Jl. Raya Singapore. You can get there in only 36 km or 75 minutes of travel.
Or you can use the second route, which is through the Nusa Dua area. From the Nusa Dua area to Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai with a distance of 41 km or equal to 78 minutes of travel time. Don’t forget to keep track of travel conditions with maps on your smartphone, OK?
Ticket Prices and Opening Hours
Monkey Forest Ubud or Wenara Wana Tour, before entering this area of course you have to pay an entrance ticket. The adult category will be charged Rp. 50,000 per person and children aged 3 to 12 years will be charged Rp. 40,000 per person. Meanwhile, you will not be charged a parking fee during your visit to this attraction. Affordable, right?
For the operational time, don’t worry. Because Ubud Monkey Forest is open every Monday to Sunday from 08.30 – 18.00 WITA. So you can go to this attraction at any time.
After entering, you will be treated to the unique charm of this Ubud Monkey Forest. So, you can read it in full below.
Ubud Monkey Forest Attraction
When you enter this area, you will be immediately greeted by cute and friendly monkeys. So you can play with them. While walking around the beautiful forest and suitable for your photo collection.
However, you may find less friendly monkeys, you should also not directly feed them. And also you should keep your belongings safe, yes. This is so that the monkeys don’t go wrong by taking your valuables.
You should also not walk in their area, because they can become aggressive when you are in an area close to them.
This place is a nature reserve in Ubud, Bali. Having 115 diverse forest species makes this place cool and fresh, making you more comfortable walking around.
Not only the forest, but it also turns out that there are many temples in it. Inside there are 3 temples that are sacred by Hindus in Bali. Namely, Pura Dalem Agung is quite famous and is referred to as the Holy Monkey Temple by the local community. Then Pura Dalem Kaum Padangtegal, the main temple and a source of holiness for the surrounding temples. This temple is also in the middle of a forest area.
Not only that, but there is also Beji Temple, known as Candi Mandi Kudus in the northwest, and Prajapati Temple, known as the Holy Graves – this is because this temple is often used as a place for cremation ceremonies or cremations.
In addition to this attraction, you can do various activities at Monkey Forest Ubud, you know. For example:
Feed the monkeys. You will be allowed to feed the monkeys there. They will form a group formation or form body language. And miraculously, the monkeys there will know if you brought food or not. However, you should still keep your luggage safe, yes. They’re pretty jailbroken.
Interesting spot at the location. You will see a dragon statue with beautiful details. And you can see a monkey statue on the edge of a pond which is quite tempting to look at. It can also be used as a place for you to rest for a while. Because around the statue, chairs are also provided for visitors.
Ubud Monkey Forest Attraction Phone Number
Before visiting this tourist attraction, you can get various information directly by calling the phone number: 0361-971304 or you can directly visit the official website of Monkey Forest Ubud, namely www.monkeyforestubud.com
In addition, you can also enjoy various natural attractions similar to Monkey Forest Ubud, such as Uluwatu Temple, Pulaki Temple in Buleleng district, to Alas Kedaton in Tabanan district. For more details, you can visit the official website to dig up information about the tourist attraction.
Or you can visit attractions near Monkey Forest Ubud such as the art market for those of you who love art in Indonesia, especially Balinese.
You can also visit Ubud Palace, Saraswati Temple, Campuhan Hill, Taro Village Elephant Park, Tegalalang Rice Terraces to Elephant Cave which is full of unique charm. Or you can use the tour packages provided in Bali to make your vacation more relaxing and enjoyable. Quite complete and interesting is not it?
Some tips that you need to know are that you will get quite expensive tariffs when using public transportation. Because the price set is the standard price for tourists or foreign tourists. You should use a car or motorbike rental service to save more expenses.
Well, that’s the interesting thing that you will get when you visit the Monkey Forest Ubud area.
In addition to the cute monkeys, you can also enjoy the beauty of nature under the shady trees. Don’t forget to bring your favorite camera. Happy holiday!