The Popular Bali Tourist Destinations – Ubud Monkey Forest

Ubud Monkey Forest is a small forest inhabited by several groups of monkeys and other tropical animals. In addition, this monkey forest is one of the famous Bali Places of interest strategically located in the heart of Ubud Village, precisely located in the region of Padang Tegal Village, Ubud. Monkey Forests in Balinese are called Wanara Wana. Monkey Forest itself owns a very important function in the survival of the monkey habitat in Bali. Meanwhile, the local community has an important role to play in protecting this forest naturally so that all wild animals able to live smoothly.

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Ubud Monkey Forest

Monkey Forest is dwelt by 200 monkeys, the group of long tail monkeys (macaques or Macaca Fascicularis). Furthermore, there are 23 adult male, 79 adult female and 98 still babies. They are consisted of three groups that dwell certain area, use the certain place as well as certain time. However, it also happened that entire group can use the forest. Nevertheless the fight can not be avoided when two groups are in the same place and time. These monkeys are believed as the guard for Dalem Agung Temple, a Hindu Temple exist in the middle of forest. There are three Holy Temples can be found at this monkey forest and estimated built in the middle of 14 century. We can also discover Permandian Temple, in West side from this forest and Prajapati Temple.

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How to Locate Ubud Monkey Forest?

Since Monkey Forest is appointed as one of Bali Places of Interest, this place was many visited by tourists every day. It is very easy to find this place since it is located in the hearth of Ubud Village and it is just about 1 hour drive from Denpasar Town. This monkey forest is close to other places of interest in Ubud like Ubud Palace, Ubud Art Market, Tegalalang Rice Terrace, Painting Museum and Gua Gajah. You can also join the popular Bali Tours, Bali Full Day Tours or Bali Unique Tours to visit this monkey forest. The famous tour arrangements are Elephant Ubud Tour, Rafting Ubud Tour , Elephant Safari Ubud Tour, Discovery Handicraft Tour, Bali Royal Heritage Tour, Ubud Village Tour from Cruise line, Kintamani Tour from Cruise line, Ubud Elephant Safari Ride Tour Package and Ayung Rafting Ubud Tour.

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  • Parking Area
  • Food Stall
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Public Toilet and furthermore
  • Souvenir Shops
  • Public Telephone
  • Restaurant
  • Guest House
  • Money Changer and furthermore
  • Drinks Stall
  • Hotel
  • ATM
  • Security
  • Photographer and furthermore

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