One of the most popular things to do in Bali is to visit its Monkey Forest in Ubud – however, the inhabitants of this forest are quite used to human visitors; hence, they are known to be pretty aggressive. So, do keep this in mind when visiting this exciting stretch of a forest!
Ubud’s Monkey Forest boasts of over 750 Balinese long-tailed macaques who are visited by over 120,000 tourists each month – so, you can expect several troupes of monkeys who are well-adjusted to crowds and know how to get their way with us humans!
The forest is sprawled in almost 13 hectares in which one can look forward to visiting three temples – Prajapati Temple, Holy Spring Temple, and Dalem Agung Padangtegal Temple. These temples can be dated back to the 14th century and each one has been built with a particular purpose.
Located in Padangtegal, this Monkey Forest is just a 50-minute drive away from Bali and it’s indeed a must-visit place when you’re whiling away some time at your Bali treehouse resort.
Times and Prices
The Ubud Monkey Forest is open daily from 8:30 am to 6 pm and make sure you get there before 5:30 pm to grab hold of the last few tickets of the day if you’re planning to come in the evening for a quick tour. The tickets are priced between 60,000-80,000 IDR depending on adult and children's pricing.