UBUD MONKEY FOREST
The Ubud Monkey Forest is a small nature reserve on the southern outskirts of Ubud. It is owned by the village of Padangtegal whereby community members serve on the forest’s governing council. The Padangtegal Wenara Wana Foundation has historically strived to develop and implement management objectives that will both maintain the sacred integrity of monkey forest and promote it for visitors from around the world.
UBUD ART MARKET
The Ubud Art Market, locally referred to as ‘Pasar Seni Ubud’ is located opposite the Puri Saren Royal Ubud Palace and is open daily. Here you can find beautiful silk scarves, lightweight shirts, handmade woven bags, baskets or hats; statues, kites and many other hand-crafted goods
TUKAD CEPUNG WATERFALL
Well hidden between rocks, Tukad Cepung Waterfall is definitely one of the most unique spots in Bali. This place is comparatively cooler and offers an immense sense of peace and tranquillity.
Tukad Cepung is a rising star among Bali waterfalls.
In the center of this little town, a side street leads to the brink of the Pakerisan gorge at Gunung Kawi, where long flight of steps leads down to the river itself. This is Bali’s ‘valley of the kings’, hewn in the cliffs on both sides of the river appear massive commemorative monuments to 11th-century kings and queens. Although, strictly speaking, Gunung Kawi is not a temple, it is considered a holy place. Beyond a group of three ponds is the sanctuary itself, in the form of a square pool in the centre of which is a small open shrine containing a stone throne. Note particularly the pipes from which the water flows: although overgrown with moss in the course of years, they are still fine examples of Balinese stone-carving skill.