Bali is a beautiful island that always amazes people with its magnificent nature, unique culture, and fun activities. It has a lot of places we would like to visit. Ubud is one of the most popular areas located in Gianyar district. If you are planning to travel around this area, you can try our Ubud day tour. We will take you around the famous spots in Ubud. Furthermore, we will prepare Bali private car to make your trip more comfortable. Our driver is already experienced. They will make sure that you will have a safe and fun ride. Meanwhile, here is the schedule arranged in the package.
Barong and Keris Dance Performance
The first thing we will do here is watching Barong and Keris Dance. It is a traditional dance in Bali performed by the local people. This dance is about continuous war between kindness and evil within our life. The kindness is symbolized by a mythical creature named Barong, while the evil is portrayed by Randa. At the end of the show, the followers of Barong will stab a certain sword known as Keris to their body (no one is hurt here). You will also see some funny scenes which will make you laugh. You definitely do not want to miss this amazing show.
In this Ubud day tour, we will take you to the art village. There are 4 villages in total which we will visit, and all of them are quite well-known for their artistic craft. In Mas Village, you will find a lot of wooden crafts like carvings, statuettes, or else. Do you love jewelry? Then you will love Celuk Village as this place is selling accessories made of gold and silver. Batuan Village is the best place to see beautiful traditional painting arts made by local artists. In Tohpati Village, you are able to witness the making process of Balinese Batik cloth.
Are you a coffee lover? Then our next place will be a perfect destination for you. We will visit a coffee plantation. Plenty of tourists often come to this place to see a wide variety of coffee plants in Bali. The best part is that you can taste some different flavors of coffee for free. Moreover, you can also watch how the staff processes the coffee. For your information, this is also the place where you can buy one of the most famous coffees in the world. That is Kopi Luwak. It will cost you IDR 50.000 for one cup.
Tegalalang Rice Terrace
If you are bored with the crowd in the city, let’s head to a peaceful area. And, Tegalalang Rice Terrace is a great place for that. This place offers you a magnificent natural green landscape. You can see rice paddies planted here using an irrigation system known as Subak. The air in this place is very clean and refreshing. To make it more enjoyable, you can go to a food stall where you can eat your breakfast or lunch while admiring the nature. In addition, you can take some beautiful pictures as well with the green landscape as the background.
Ubud Monkey Forest
Our next destination is Ubud Monkey Forest. It is a protected forest where you can find a sacred temple in the middle of the area. What makes this place unique is a bunch of monkeys living and walking around the forest freely. Hence, you can have a close contact with them if you want. In fact, you can pet, feed, or even take a picture with them. If you have no intention to give them some food, make sure to hide your snacks inside a bag. The monkeys can be aggressive when they are hungry that they will try to steal food from you.
Ubud Royal Palace
For the final part of this tour, we will visit Ubud Royal Palace. Also known as Puri Ubud, royal family used to live in this place. Although this historical building is already quite old, the beauty is still well-maintained. That’s why it has become one of the most famous tourist attractions in Bali. Many tourists, domestic or international, come to this palace. In the evening, there is usually a dance show like Barong Dance performed here. You do not have to pay when you want to enter to this site. However, if you want to watch an art performance, you will need to purchase the ticket.
Ubud Art Market
Before you go back to your home after the Bali holiday, you must not forget to buy souvenirs in Ubud market during your Bali tour. There are so many souvenirs on sale in the Ubud market and you can buy as many as possible because all of the souvenir products are affordable. This Ubud market has so many visitors every day. You can get any item here such as clothes, foods, art handicraft, and much more.
That’s all the activities you can enjoy from this Ubud day tour. If this package does not suit you, you can try the other Bali sightseeing tour we have. We can guarantee you that all of them will provide you some great experiences.