Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud (Best Day Trip)
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary is a popular and beautiful place in Ubud Countryside, which is recommended to enter into your day trip list.
The monkey forest is located not too far from central of the countryside, which it takes approximately 1 kilometer (6 minutes) south from the center.
Sacred Ubud Monkey Forest Sanctuary
As its name says, the sacred forest sanctuary is a natural habit of Balinese Long-Tailed Monkeys which are called macaca fasciluraris in scientific name.
The activities of the monkeys are a main attraction which provided by the forest. You can spend time there by doing some fun things, as follows.
- Explore Soothing Green Forest
The forest is not only inhabited by monkeys but also grown by many tropical typical forests which make its area seems like filled in green vista.
It has an area of 12.5 hectares. You can explore the forest by getting around the area while witnessing lush view of nature.
Meanwhile, you will see a sacred temple in the forest area which is a holy place for the local people who sometime come to pray there.
- See Funny Behavior of Monkeys
During the exploration, you will also see behavior of the monkeys which play together, hang on the branch, and climb the trees.
The monkeys look so funny but sometimes naughty as snatching items particularly jewelries of the visitors.
Before entering the forest, you are advised to take off all the jewelries because its sparkle attracts attention of the monkeys.
Every part of the forest, there are some staffs who look after the monkeys so as not to attack the visitors. So, don’t worry when visiting.
- Relax Mind in Green Atmosphere
Existence of the green forest really make atmosphere in the area becomes fresher and cooler, where you can relax mind and relieve stress in your head.
It is very wanted by those who want to escape from urban crowd and get green atmosphere in natural place.
How to Join in the Day Trip
Want to join in the day trip? You can join in Ubud Monkey Forest Tour Program by ARY MAS, which it includes a private car, a licensed driver, entrance fee, parking fee, pick up and drop off service.
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