Ubud Monkey Forest, Unique Forest in Ubud Bali

Ubud Monkey Forest, Unique Forest in Ubud Bali

Ubud Monkey Forest is one of the best destinations in Ubud - Bali, where in this tourist destination you can see and interact directly with benign monkeys. Tourist attraction that has the original name of Mandala Tour Wenara Wana is better known by tourists as Ubud Monkey Forest. The mention of the name Ubud Monkey Forest is easier to remember because this monkey forest is located in Ubud.

In addition to Ubud, there are several tourist destinations in Bali are inhabited by monkeys such as attractions Sangeh, Alas Kedaton, and Uluwatu temple.

Ubud Monkey Forest is a protected forest area, where in this forest there are three temples that are sacred by Hindus. The existence of the temple and the existence of the forest is well preserved, so this tourist destination can be one of the interesting sights to visit.

Not just as a place to interact with monkeys who often show their funny behavior, in this place you will also feel the cool air and natural nuances of the forest combined with ornaments from Balinese culture. Forest area of Ubud Monkey Forest is very wide, which is about 12.5 hectares.

Monkey population in Ubud Monkey Forest is quite faulty, which is about 600 monkeys. From the population, the monkeys are divided into five groups spread over the forest area. These groups often experience conflicts caused by one group entering the territory of another group, such as when monkeys bathe into the river during the dry season.

But do not worry, the monkeys in Ubud Monkey Forest is used to interact with humans. However, you still need to be careful and keep your luggage well. There are several rules that you can follow to keep safe to visit this destination, among others:

  1. Do not use accessories such as eyeglasses, earrings, necklaces or other valuable jewelry to this destination. There will be a possibility that your luggage will be taken away by a naughty monkey in Ubud Monkey Forest.
  2. To interact with monkeys then you should bring food like bananas, nuts, or sweet potatoes. Do not hesitate when giving food to monkeys, or even withdraw food that has been given to monkeys. This can make the monkey angry and can attack you.
  3. When touring in this tourist attraction, walk on the path that has been provided and do not ever go into the forest, because the monkeys will feel disturbed by it.

Ubud Monkey Forest tourist destination is open from 8.30 to 18.00 local time. To get into this tourist destination, you need a ticket. Entrance tickets can be found on the ticket counter that opens from 8.30 to 17.30.

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