During your stay in the best luxury resorts in Bali, enjoying your vacation, you might be wondering where to visit. Nirjhara is one of the best hotels in Bali you can stay in, and the Ubud monkey forest is one of the nearest attractions you can easily visit.
A Sacred Place
Ubud is not only a travel destination where you can observe monkeys but also a spiritual place considered sacred among the locals. The Balinese philosophy called Tri Hita Karana is the foundation of this forest. Tri Hita Karana discusses three ways you can reach the physical and spiritual wellness of a person and build harmony between God and people.
A Sanctuary for Monkeys
The forest is home to more than 600 long-tailed monkeys that are endemic to Bali, living in their territory among the five different territories in the forest. These monkeys feast on bananas, coconuts, cucumbers, sweet potatoes, and papaya. The forest spreads across 12.5 hectares where the monkeys can wander freely with no restrictions.
When to visit and how to find your way around
The Ubud forest has a map you can use to navigate your way easily around the area. During the orientation, you will receive the most essential information on the dos and don’ts. The entrance fee for an adult is 80,000 IDR, and 60,000 IDR per child. The forest is open to the public every day between 8.30 am and 6.00 pm, so make sure to buy your ticket no later than 5.30 pm. Have fun out in the wild observing this paradise of monkeys when you visit Bali next time!