UBUD Highlights

Our Ubud Highlights Tour will bring you some exciting insides of the Balinese culture and daily life, their traditional trades and customs. We will witness a traditional Barong & Keris Dance performance,  visit two artist communities and cultural landmarks in the heart of Ubud include the scenic Monkey Forest.

Tour Start 9:00AM
10.00 AM

Barong and Keris Dance Performance

At our first stop we will see a Barong and Keris Dance performance. The dance also known as the “Trance Dance” tells the story about the fight between good and evil. The figure Barong and the good and Rangda as the evil character in the play.


Visit Artist Communities of Celuk and Batuan

Further up towards Ubud we will visit two villages famous for their art and handicrafts. The Celuk Village, famous for its traditional gold and silver smiths and Batuan Village a painter artist community selling their beautiful work in galleries along the road.



Tegalalang Rice Terraces

Beautiful and always breathtaking to see are the Tegalalang Rice Terraces. Located in the hills above Ubud you can witness the beauty of this green scenery and its panorama, watch rice farmers by their daily work and learn about the water irrigation system. We can have our lunch in one of the restaurants here or at our next stop in Ubud, 20 minutes away.


Ubud Monkey Forrest

The Monkey Forest is a natural reserve and temple complex in Ubud and a sacred monkey sanctuary. The Ubud community keeps this forest in its naturally order to preserve the habitat for the monkeys (about 300 macaques) and the other tropical animals in this small rain forest.



Ubud Royal Palace

Another highlight of our Ubud tour is the visit of the Royal Palace with its beautiful Balinese traditional buildings, the residence of the Ubud Kings. The well preserved complex was built during 1800 - 1823 and is now a centre of the artistic cultural life in Ubud.


Ubud Art Market

Just in front of the palace is the Traditional Art Market of Ubud. Handicraft produced on Bali and all over Indonesia are sold here for relatively good prices. Bargain with the vendors is an Indonesian tradition and mostly a nice interaction with the vendors. Additionally to our standard tour program you can enjoy your dinner in one of Ubud's beautiful scenic located restaurants before heading back to your accommodation.

Approx. Tour End 7:00PM


The Start and Arrival time is based on a starting point in the Kuta/Seminyak area. These times may vary +- 30 minutes for all other available starting areas.  Our tours are private tours, therefor you can ask your driver anywhere in between destinations if you would like to take photos or simply having a break. Our tours are scheduled that you will have enough time to enjoy fully every tour highlight. Nevertheless,  you are welcome to spend more time on the tour.  Just keep in mind that every additional hour will be charged with 5USD/hour which you can pay directly to the driver in cash. You can cancel or postpone this tour 24 hours before free of charge.