Monkey Forest, Ubud (Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary) is a small rain forest dwelt by some group of monkeys and other tropical animals. It is strategically located in the hearth of Ubud Village, precisely located in the region of Padang Tegal Village, Ubud Sub district and Gianyar Regency, at coordinates 8° 30′ 50″ S, 115° 15′ 50″ E. Monkey Forests in Balinese language called Wanara Wana (wanara=monkey, wana=forest) have been known by the people 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 is the most favorite tourism destination in Bali. Some of my customers says, can’t leave Bali before visiting Ubud. This is one of my Bali Tour with Mark and July (Australian) to the beautiful of Ubud Bali. it is very easy to get there from Nusa Dua , Kuta, Legian and Seminyak, just follow the bypass road of Sanur, go head to Batubulan, after passing Mas Village you will be there. Ubud traditional village well known as a culture village where easily to find the local community presenting traditional culture, temple ceremony till the traditional dance performance, that day we watched the Kecak Dance at Padang Tegal, it was gorgeous. Numerous of interesting places in Ubud Bali are: Ubud Palace, Monkey Forest, and Traditional Art Market.
Ubud Palace/Puri Saren, is