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Sacred monkey forest- famous monkey forest temple in ubud

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

Transportation– scooter on rent cost about 50,000 IDR (3.31$) per day.

Car on rent cost about 5,00,000 IDR (per day 8 hour).

Opening time– 8:30 am to 6:00 pm.

Entrance fee– Adults 80,000 IDR(~5.5 $).

-Children 60,000 IDR (~3.97$).

Best time visit– early morning and evening.

time to spend– it takes about 1.5-2 hours to explore all the monkey forest.

Specific features– it is the most beautiful spot for exploring nature adventure as has natural, stunning temples, rivers, hundreds of year old trees, and huge number of friendly monkeys. monkeys wander freely, so it is considered as best place to see animals in there natural habitat.

based on ancient hindu principles this temple is designed and preserved. it consists nearly around 700 monkeys and it is considered for its natural and holy ,spiritual environment

Ubud Monkey Forest is founded, and preserved, based on ancient Hindu principles. These principles aim for people to live in harmony with their environment and the nature around them. For approximately 700 monkeys this is an essential sanctuary but it also has important spiritual significance for the local monkeys play all around the temple and the forest.

Tickets are available only upto 5:30 pm for visiting this forest. atleast 3 times a day monkeys are fed delicios food such as papaya leaf, banana, sweet potato, coconut by the staff of the sanctuary.

ubud monkey forest covers about 30.8 acres of the area. ubud monkey forest has over 100 species of tree and many are considered as holy ,and because of this offering and prayers are given by local people.

Things to do– must visit this place when planning for going to sacred monkey forest ubud.

1.The Padangtegal Village

This is small village in bali temple ,it is situated in densely forested village. to know more about balinese customs and traditions you have to spend some time with local people. temples here have own intriguing tales and ceremonies, temples are build  a century ago. literal meaning of the padangtegal is the great hindu temple of death.

2.temples inside Ubud Sanctuary


3.Hike and trek in the forest


4. Indulge in Balinese art and culture

Places To Stay Near The Forest

1. Komaneka at Monkey Forest

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

2. Ubud Inn Cottages


komaneka and inn cottages are the most famous accomadation near sacred monkey forest.

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Written by Anju Ade

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