Bali Places of Interest Offers Ubud Monkey Forest, the Most Popular Tourist Destinations in Ubud Bali
Ubud Monkey Forest is a small rain forest dwelt by some group of monkeys and other tropical animals. Furthermore, it is one of the famous Bali Places of interest strategically located in the hearth of Ubud Village, precisely located in the region of Padang Tegal Village, Ubud Sub district and Gianyar Regency. Monkey Forests in Balinese language called Wanara Wana are spread out in the island and Ubud Monkey Forest itself own very important function of the continuity the monkey habitat in Bali. Meanwhile the local community own important role to keep this forest naturally in order to all wild animals able to live smoothly.
Ubud Monkey Forest Condition
Ubud 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 Westside from this forest and Prajapati Temple.
How to Locate Ubud Monkey Forest?
Since Ubud 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 Ubud Tour Package or other tour arrangements like 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 .
Ubud Monkey Forest Photo Gallery
PUBLIC FACILITIES AT UBUD MONKEY FOREST
- Parking Area
- Food Stall
- Bicycle Rental
- Public Toilet
- Souvenir Shops
- Public Telephone
- Guest House
- Money Changer
- Drinks Stall
Ubud Monkey Forest MAP
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