Located about 1 hour away from Ngurah Rai International Airport, Ubud is one of the most popular destinations in Bali amongst travelers with its quiet atmosphere away from the hectic city, making it a favorite place to join yoga classes and enjoy healthy food. Boasting a view of lush greenery, Ubud offers the best travel experience that will make you wish to come back soon.
In Ubud, travelers can find artisans of woodcarving and crafts in the villages. The area also has numerous shops selling antiques , paintings, and jewelry in almost every corner. More interestingly, these handmade products are not only available for sale in Bali, but overseas as well.
Apart from being the center of Balinese art, Ubud is also home of 3 Hindu temples – Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal, Pura Beji, and Pura Prajapati – that are located within the Monkey Forest complex which is also marked as one of the island's most visited attractions. On the top of that, Monkey Forest is also a conservatory for rare animals and plants to use in Hindu rituals, and aims to maintain the environment sustainability.