What to expect.
Meet your driver/guide at your hotel lobby at 8.30 am, we will start our day with visiting :
- Ubud Monkey forest
- Ubud art market
- Tegal lalang rice terrace
- Tirta Empul temple / Holy spring temple
- Tegenungan waterfall
UBUD MONKEY FOREST
The Ubud monkey forest own by Padang Tegal village's. The village residents view of monkey forest as an important spiritual, economic, education and conservation for the village.
There are many of point interest that you can see here. Other than around 700 monkeys, you also can see more than 100 species of the trees in 12,5 hectares of forest. Where will allowing you to get an abundant of fresh air.
UBUD ART MARKET.
The Ubud art market locally referred to as pasar seni Ubud. Located opposite of the Puri Saren royal Ubud palace and open daily.
Here you can find beautiful silk scarf, light weight shirt, hand made woven bags, baskets, hats, kites and many other hand crafted goods. Naturally bargaining is essential here.
The Ubud art market also serves as setting for the Hollywood movie Eat Pray Love.
TEGAL LALANG RICE TERRACE.
Tegal lalang rice terraces is famous for its beautiful scenes of rice paddies involving the subak (Traditional Balinese cooperative irrigation system).
The Tegal lalang rice terrace alone offer a scenic outlook that spread down before you and away to the rice paddies on the slope across the valey. It is well known spot for tourist to stop and take photo. Painter and natural lovers also enjoy visiting this spot.
TIRTA EMPUL TEMPLE / HOLY SPRING TEMPLE.
Tirta Empul temple is a Hindu Balinese water temple located near the town of Tampak Siring.
The temple coumpound consists of a petirtaan or bathing structure, famous for holy spring water temple, where Balinese Hindus go to for ritual purification.
The temple pond has a spring which gives out fresh water regular, which Balinese Hindu consider to be holy.
Tegenungan waterfall located of Tegenungan village and close to the artist village of Ubud.
The waterfall is isolated but has become a famous tourist attraction. It is one of the few waterfall in Bali that not situated in highlands or mountainous territory.
If you are not interested to visit Ubud monkey forest, you can replace the monkey forest with another temple near Ubud or with traditional Balinese house.