Top 6 Favorite Tourism Destinations Near Ubud

Entering the last two months in 2020, have you plan a holiday to celebrate Christmas or welcoming the new year? Visit Bali and spend the holiday here can be one of the best choices you can make. Bali is the perfect place where you can enjoy natural tourism place, the art and culture, the luxury hotel or villa, and the traditional culinary in Bali. Well, the most famous tourism area that should be on your list is Ubud. There are so many Villa in Ubud as the place where you can stay for a week or even a month to collect memories and experiences in this favorite tourism area.

We suggest you stay at KajaNe Villa Ubud as your first stop when just arrived in Bali to get the best experience of hospitality in Bali. There are two KajaNe Bali Villas in Ubud, the first one is KajaNe Mua and the other one is KajaNe Yangloni. Both of them can provide you a shuttle car to pick you up from the airport and deliver you directly to your chosen Villa. If you love the town atmosphere of Ubud where you can find the café, art shop, art museum you can choose KajaNe Mua as it situated in the heart center of Ubud. Besides, if you looking for a tranquil space to escape and enjoy your private time you can choose KajaNe Yangloni, it just takes 5 minutes from the center of Ubud.

Now, after you are done choosing the place where you can stay in Ubud. It’s the time to plan what we are going to do while staying in Ubud. Many things you can do in this area, you can find an art museum, cultural place, historical place, religious place, and many other places near here easily. Despite so many places that exist here, we have Top 6 that must be visited during your stay in Ubud. Since it will be your experience visiting Bali, so make sure you get great memories here.

#1 Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

Sacred monkey forest is one of the best destinations in Ubud. It is located at monkey forest street close to the center of Ubud Town. This forest is home of 749 Balinese long-tailed monkeys. In the mid of the forest, there are three temples inside the premises. Besides, you can enjoy watching the monkey playing around in their natural habitat and praying in the temple, you also can try to take a stroll along the pathways through the woods. Here, you are allowed to feed the monkey with bananas or peanuts that selling by the vendor around this area.

Location: Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

Open: 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM

#2 Ubud Royal Palace

There are so many palaces and temples in Ubud attest to the neighborhood’s significance and dynamics as a destination. The Ubud Royal Palace is one of the famous destinations in Ubud that standout amongst the most conspicuous places in Ubud. This historical palace was worked amid the lordship of the late Ida Tjokorda Putu Kandel (1800-1823) and is well-kept by his progressive beneficiaries. It has traditional Balinese architecture on every building. The candhi bentar or the statue that has a function as the entrance access in that time it became one of famous spot to take a picture in front of it.

Location: Ubud Royal Palace is located at Jl. Raya Ubud No.8, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia.

Open: 8 AM to 7 PM

#3 Ubud Art Market

Traveling across the country would be more perfect with shopping time. Shop soma jewelry, painting, clothes, or other kinds of goods in that area as a memorable-stuffs can be the precious things that we can remember after back from traveling. In Ubud after the artist and craftsman have done their paintings, statues, jewelry, naturally, they will bring it to a passionate place where the tourist can easily find and buy it as a souvenir. Ubud art market is so famous for the beautiful and unique goods that offer. You will not be disappointed when visited this place because of the affordable price offers by the vendor here. This market usually can be the spot to take Instagram-able pictures.

Location: Jalan Raya Ubud No.35, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

Open: 6 AM to 6 PM

#4 Campuhan Ridge Walk

With its stunning greenish beauty and cool breeze, Ubud Bali is another great place to rejuvenate your tiredness. While at this destination don’t forget to go to the amazing Campuhan Ridge Walk. The Campuhan Ridge Walk is a free and simple nature trek that lets you explore the beauty of the region. The area provides the great appeal of the busier southern part of the island, but the trail provides a much cleaner outback for an escape from the contemporary boutiques, guest houses, and restaurant chains on Jalan Raya Ubud. Meanwhile, the hike allows you to enjoy the cool natural air and possibly the most beautiful slope views here. Also if you are a fitness expert it will help you shed some calories as well with its nine-kilometer slope trails.

Location: Jl. Raya Campuhan, Payangan, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561, Indonesia

Open: 24 hours

#5 Tegalalang Rice Terrace

Take a tour to the Tegalalang Rice Terrace, which is a rice field with a terraced layout. The look of lush green rice fields cut down in elegant patterns is a feast for the eyes. It’s an ancient irrigation system used to evenly distribute water but the views it offers are enough to be heartwarming. If you are planning a vacation in Bali then this is an unmissable part whether you are a nature lover or a fanatic photographer as the scenery is beyond one’s imagination.

Location: Jl. Raya Tegallalang, Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561, Indonesia

Open: 24 hours

#6 Elephant Cave / Goa Gajah

Goa Gajah is cut into a stone face and you enter through the mouth of a huge evil spirit. Inside the T-formation, you can see the fragmentary remains of the lingam, the phallus image of the Hindu god Shiva, and his female partner Yoni, to the statue of the child Shiva, the elephant-headed Ganesha god. Before giving up there were two square washing pools with water showers held by six female figures. Goa Gajah dates back to the eleventh century, serving as an immersive place for contemplation. The main venue is down a flight of roadside and stopping places, which are repaired with different craftsmanship and jewelry shops, and refreshment booths. Upon reaching the base, you will pass by a large “wantilan” convention lobby and extensive old stone carvings, some rebuilt to their former splendor.

Location: Jalan Raya Goa Gajah No.99 Kemenuh Sukawati, Pejeng Kawan, Tampaksiring, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80582

Open: 07.30 – 18.00

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