Ubud is a popular art village in the center of Bali. The area has become popular because of its surrounding rice terraces like Tegalalang, countless waterfalls, yoga retreats, or to hike up Mount Batur. Everyone spends their time in Ubud differently. While one prefers to stay out of the city in a retreat other go restaurant hopping or explore its nature. Find out about all the things to do in Ubud in this 3-day guide.
1. Tegalalang Rice Terraces
Rise and shine very early to visit the magical valley of rice terraces: Tegalalang. The countless layers of rice fields are the absolute best way to start your day in Ubud.
Due to its popularity, it’s best to visit the terraces before 10 AM to avoid the crowds. Visiting Tegalalang is one of the things you must do in Bali.
2. The Holy Spring Water of Pura Tirta Empul
This temple is an important site for holy, fresh drinking water from the ground. Both locals and tourists go into the two purification pools, where you clean yourself at each of the 30 stations. The cleaning process starts from the left and finally finishes on the right side. The entrance is 15000 IDR per person.
3.Wild Vegan Medicinal Restaurant
Wild Vegan restaurant in Ubud, Bali, is more than just a vegan restaurant; it is a culinary sanctuary steeped in the tradition of plant-based healing and wellness.
Celebrating the power of local wild medicinal plants, Wild Vegan brings forth the healing potency of nature right to your plate. The menu, meticulously crafted, underscores the pursuit of wellness through medicinal food, with each dish uniquely designed to alleviate common health concerns and rejuvenate the body’s optimal vitality.
4. Ancient Bali: Pura Gunung Kawi
Pura Gunung Kawi is an archeological area in Bali. A long time ago, big temples and houses were carved out of the rocks because people didn’t know how to construct houses. The whole area is surrounded by beautiful rice paddies. A highly recommended thing to do in Ubud!
Again the entrance is 15000 IDR per person.
5. Monkey Forest Ubud
One of the most popular things to do in Ubud is to visit the Monkey Forest. Inside the center of town is a beautiful park, without a fence, where loads of monkeys spend the majority of their day. And even if you don’t like to see the monkeys, the park itself is a big rainforest and a beautiful walk that lets you escape the buzzing town life. Here’s how to visit the Ubud Monkey Forest.