Things to do in Ubud

Ubud is a cultural landmark near Bali’s central uplands. There are so many things to do in Ubud ,we thought we would give you a good starting point. Veteran travelers understand that when it comes to travel experiences it’s always quality over quantity ! Good thing there are so many high quality things to do in Ubud . 

Ubud is a district area which is belong to Gianyar region which known worldwide as one of the best destination , best place to stay for visitors in Bali Island . The Ubud district located about one hour to two hours drive from Bali International airport . Word of Ubud drive from Ubad which in Bali language mean medicine , in term a traditional medicine and until now Ubud is known as a healing place in Bali Island . 
As a tourism area, Ubud has a different attraction from the Kuta Bali tourist area. If the tourist attractions of Kuta, the main attraction is on the white sand beach. While in the Ubud Bali area, you will not find a single white sand beach. The main attraction is in the arts, culture, rural nature, and tourism activities.

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1. Rice terrace easy walk

Ubud area is filled with huge areas of rice terrace . One of the phenomenal place and where the most tourist coming for rice terrace is Tegallalang rice terrace . You may take a short walk along the rice terrace and have . Its about 20 minutes drive from Ubud town . 

2 . Ubud Art Market
The biggest art market in Bali and most visited market for tourist in Bali island . Located just in the center of Ubud across of Ubud Palace . The Ubud Art Market is a great place to find beautiful silk scarves, lightweight shirts, statues, kites, handmade woven bags, baskets or hats and many other hand-crafted goods. Locally known as Pasar Seni Ubud, the market is opposite the Puri Saren Royal Ubud Palace and opens daily.
Most of the goods found at the Ubud Market are made in the neighbouring villages of Pengosekan, Tegallalang, Payangan and Peliatan. The location of the Ubud Art Market, which is centred among the art producing villages and at the centre of Ubud itself, makes it a strategic shopping place for Balinese handicrafts and souvenirs.
The Ubud market also served as a setting for the Hollywood movie Eat Pray Love, which shows a scene with actress Julia Roberts opposite a male character strolling through the stalls which are frequently visited by foreign and local visitors in real life. Naturally, bargaining is essential.

3.Ubud Palace 
The palace of Ubud's king and his family . A very beautiful palace with beautiful and unique Bali architecture . The palace in open daily to visit . The palace is open daily to visit and there's a traditional dance performance in the evening for tourist show . Every day a Balinese dance will be performed, but it is always different every day. The dances performed include the Legong Mahabarata, Ramayana Ballet, Legong, Barong, and Keris dances. Visitors can see the schedule at the palace so that they want to see which dance is right . 

4 .The Lotus Palace 

its just 3 minutes walk from Ubud palace . The other palace that belong to Ubud king as well . Were built anf architect by the latest Gusti Nyoman Lempad , the lagend and art maestro from Ubud .Many visitors coming here fot pre - wedding shot because its beauty and romantic ambience .

5 . Campuhan Hill 
10 minutes walk from Ubud center to west direction . Beautiful small hill with nice walking path along the alang alang grass . 
The Campuhan Ridge walk is definitely at the top of the list of must do walks when in Ubud. It is a beautiful walk which is filled with greenery and hills. It’s more of a jungle or forest walk so if you wanted to only see rice fields and terraces there are other walks you can do. We have been doing this walk every year since 2015, and although it gets busier each year, it’s still such a beautiful experience.

6 . Bali Swing 

Swing on the top of river and rice terrace view . Its one additional activity that you must try . There are few places in Ubud area for this new and must do activity while you are in Ubud . New activities which challange to you swing on  river over the rice terrace . This would be a great experience and a very insta -gram travelers must do . 

7. Ubud Monkey Forest Sactuary 

Small forest with 500 more and less monkeys . Living freely and protected by the villagers . The Ubud Monkey Forest is a nature reserve and temple complex in Ubud, Bali. It houses approximately 340 monkeys which are known as long-tailed Macaques (Macaca fascicularis). There are four groups of monkeys each occupying different territories in the park. The Sacred Monkey Forest is a popular tourist attraction in Ubud and is often visited by over 10,000 tourists a month.
In the Monkey Forest, you can walk around and enjoy the serene atmosphere. The forest approximatelly 60.000 square meters and contains at least 115 different species of trees. The Monkey Forest contains the Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal temple as well as a "Holy Spring" bathing temple and few temples for praying . 

8 . Ayung River Rafting 
Other grwat and challenging activity while you are in Ubud . The level is not so taft , its fun level and kids allowed to join . Although there are many rivers in Bali, not all stream is suitable for whitewater rafting trips. There are three river locations in Bali ideal for whitewater rafting trips. They are the Ayung River Ubud, the Telaga Waja River Karangasem, and the Melangit River Klungkung. Furthermore, each of the streams has its pros and cons. However, for this page, we inform you about the Ayung whitewater river in Ubud Bali for rafting trips.
Ayung River Bali as a location for Ubud rafting tour considered as the best whitewater rafting in Bali. Due to the white water river in Ubud very suitable for beginners and very appropriate for family activities.
The Ubud stream is the most extended stream on the island of Bali. The Ayung whitewater River length approximately 68,5 kilometers. Start from the northern mountain, then goes to Bangli regency, Gianyar Regency, Badung Regency, and end on Badung strait at Sanur beach Bali. Ubud river rafting is the first white water river use for Bali rafting trips. As one of the longest rivers in Bali, Ubud bali white water rafting adventure offers a thrilling adventure combine with central Bali nature sightseeing.

9 . Ubud Museum 

Ubud is a place of many art museum in Bali . Some big museum such as Agung Rai Museum , Antonio Blanco Museum , Neka Museum and Ubud Puri Lukisan Museum .
Ever since the King of Ubud welcomed prominent Western artists and asked them to impart skill and knowledge to local talents in the 1930s, Ubud has continued to thrive as a center of art and culture.Those keen to embrace the artistic side of this charming district should see these best museums and galleries. There are many art museum in Ubud to visit and you will love it .