Ubud is famous for its rice paddies and travel the countryside is so charming. you will feel comfortable when enjoying the natural scenery there.
Ubud has a known history back to the eighth century, when the Javanese Hindu priest Rsi Marhandya came to Bali from Java, and meditated at the confluence of the two Wos rivers at Campuan, just west of the modern day town centre. A shrine was established and later expanded by Nirartha, the Javanese priest who is regarded as the founder of Bali’s religious practices and rituals as we know them today. At this time the area was a centre of natural medicine and healing, and that is how the name Ubud originated: Ubad is ancient Balinese for medicine.
Further temples and monasteries were established over the next 400 hundred years or so. The temple complex at Gunung Kawi, and the cave temples at Goa Gajah (just east and northeast of Ubud), are architectural remains from this period. Many of the dances, drama and rituals still practised in Ubud today, originated at this time. King Airlangga ruled all of Java and Bali in this era, and his seat of government was located in what is now the village of Batuan, just southeast of Ubud.
Barong and Keris Dance performance us a Trance Dance by perform with professional Balinese dancer, the dance only perform in the morning and the dance taking story about the fighting good and evil by perform in figure Barong as the good character and Rangda as evil character. We will watch this dance during full day Ubud Tours with duration 1 hours. Is great dance to watch before continue the trip to Ubud village, the dancer bring the dance very well and make you more comfortable to watch with great story make the Barong and Keris dance more interesting.
Ubud Celuk Village is a traditional village for the incredible gold and silver handicrafts which are available around this area for very low prices. Is been become the silver village since 1976, located not so far from Ubud Village, the people in this celuk village is very skillful in designing the silver art and is famous around the world with the quality of art and totally cheap price. Second visit during the Full day ubud tour, we will visit one of the best art place to see the process making of gold and silver art, beside that in this place also offer the custom design based on request.
Ubud batuan village is traditional village in Bali, located no so far from Ubud village. In this village is the famous traditional art painting with cheap price and totally beautiful art work. Third visit during the full day ubud tours is visit Batuan village to see process making the traditional painting and see their collection, Batuan village is always become magnet for those like the fine art, the style of traditional painting in Batuan were often dark, crowded representations of either legendary scenes or themes from daily life, freakish animal monsters, and witches accosted people.
Ubud Tegenungan Waterfall is one of the best waterfall in Ubud village, this waterfall offer an amazing scenery with clean water and cool atmosphere. From the stepping zone there are various steps go down to the stream if you may need to see the waterfall. Tegenungan is one of the few waterfalls in Bali that isn’t situated in the highlands or mountains. Waterfalls are sharp drops along the course of a conduit, truly it’s a particularly lovely spot to stay in light of the way that green and nature home including. You can take a bath in this amazing and beautiful Tegenungan waterfall.
Ubud Tegalalang Rice Terrace is famous tourist attraction for beautiful rice terraces, many tourists who travel to Ubud stopped at this place to witness the beauty of the verdant terraced rice field scenery or having lunch at the restaurant while enjoying the beautiful scenery of terraced rice fields. Ubud Tegalalang Rice Terrace is one of the tourist icon in Ubud Bali. The Ubud rice terrace is designed very beautiful with exquisite hollowing rice field and precisely located on the hill bank. In this place, you will see the Balinese farmer do their rice field in oblique area complete with its system irrigation.
Ubud Monkey Forest also known as Ubud Wanara Wana is a nature reserve temple complex in Ubud and as a place of monkey forest sanctuary. Six visits during the full day ubud tours is to explore the beauty of ubud monkey forest by dwelt by some group of monkeys and other tropical animals. Ubud Monkey Forest itself own very important function of the continuity the monkey habitat in Bali. Meanwhile the Ubud local community own important role to keep this forest naturally in order to all wild animals able to live smoothly. It is important to treat the monkeys with respect as this forest is their home and you are a guest in it.
Ubud Royal Palace is an Ubud Kingdom Palace with beautiful Balinese traditional houses as a residence of Ubud King. It is set in the center of Ubud Bali with traditional art market just in front of it and it is found by Ida Tjokorda Putu Kandel who has commanded from year 1800 – 1823. This palace is an artistic cultural life center, while the traditional market is the symbol of local economics resident. The existence of Puri Saren as a palace is equipped by a Wantilan/auditorium that is a large building of meeting room and a banyan tree as shelter place at the daytime. Ubud village has been a “royal town” for over a hundred years.
Ubud Market is a traditional art market in the center of Ubud village, where the existence is not far different from other markets available in the tourism area. Ubud Market as a society economics center of Ubud and it is apposite to the existence of Ubud Empire that is called Puri Saren. The market is unfolding from west to easterly divided become two group with different purpose. There are two markets available at the same area those are one block at the Westside is for a traditional artistic market and another block located in the East as an everyday traditional fundamental market requirement.