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Amazing Things To Do In Ubud That Will Make Your Holiday Truly Unforgettable

Full of mystique and mysticism, Ubud offers a truly unique insight into the Island of Gods, Bali. Involving everything from breathtaking beauty to mischievous monkeys, here are some unique things to do.

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Visit the Sacred Monkey Forest


True to its name, this forest is home to lots of monkeys that can be seen having a fun time in their natural habitat; though do be wary of your belongings since they are mischievous too! The Sacred Monkey Forest also features ancient temples and imposing statues of guardians that add that bit of mystery.

Try Some White Water Rafting


Journey along the mighty Ayung River on an adrenaline-filled white water rafting excursion. As you tackle the many rapids, you will also get a chance to take in captivating backdrops be it emerald paddy fields, awe-inspiring waterfalls or enchanting forests.

Explore the Elephant Cave


Locally known as Goa Gajah, this sacred cave can be found in Bedulu Village near Ubud. The cave’s entrance is certainly foreboding, but fear not! Carvings on the walls of rocks, pools for bathing and a central cave area for meditation are amongst the highlights here.

Embark on a Tjampuhan Ridge Walk


Providing an ideal vantage point of Ubud’s picturesque scenery, the Tjampuhan (also known as “Campuhan”) Ridge Walk leads to a temple where you can get further insights into local culture. COMO Uma Ubud is amongst the hotels in the region that offer excursions that take you along this magical trail.

Take in a Traditional Dance Performance


The Kecak dance is a traditional Balinese dance form that tells tales from ancient folklore and stories from the Hindu epic, the Ramayana. The many men who take part in the performance also lend their voices to the dance which makes for quite a unique soundtrack.

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