The Best Things to do in Ubud, Indonesia
39 Things to Do in Ubud
Get wet and wild with the pioneers of Bali’s adventure industry, and enjoy a thrilling and scenic journey along the enigmatic Ayung River in Ubud. Featuring Bali’s longest white water rafting trip and exclusively providing the only premium experience available on the island from start to finish; including the best facilities, equipment, safety, food and service. Bali’s Longest Raft Tour - 12kms Tour Duration approx. 3 - 4 hours
On this tour, you’ll visit the ancient elephant temple called Goa Gajah, which is one of Bali’s oldest sacred spaces. Your guide will talk you through the complexities of Balinese culture. This ancient temple is surrounded with beautiful rice fields and small streams that lead to the Petanu River – another natural site intertwined with local legends. Enjoy a stroll through the temple and the neighboring rice fields and jungle. After this you will visit a Balinese compound and will be introduced a well-known priest to take a part in an astrology session and purification ceremony.
Discover the beauty of Bali, Indonesia on both a natural and artistic level when you go on this fun and engaging tour. Explore traditional painting methods and wood carving. Then visit a turtle conservation center; the island and her animals are such an inspiration that they must be preserved. Learn about traditional artistry in Ubud and take more than a memory back with you — purchase an original piece from a studio or workshop!
This tour will be popular with fans of ecotourism, and it’s also a perfect afternoon activity for families with young travelers. The Bali Bird and Reptile Park is a treasure trove of gorgeous tropical birds and wizened old reptiles with incredible stories to tell. Experienced English-speaking staff host your tour over the 2100 square feet of lush greenery. You’ll come away with great photographs and a wealth of knowledge on the Indonesian animal kingdom.
This tour takes you to some of the most breathtaking views in Bali. Sign up to ensure you get some of the best views in Indonesia as backdrops for your vacation photos. The tour begins at 8:30 AM, which gives you plenty of time to fit all the sights in. Make sure to have eaten breakfast before you set out and be ready for a full morning and afternoon.
This tour is the gift that keeps on giving. Make a delicious memory of your trip to Bali, and enjoy a souvenir that you can share with family and friends for years to come. The Secrets of Balinese Organic Cooking is an opportunity to get to know a local family on a personal level, and lean how to cook healthy and authentic Balinese meals in the process. Whether you're an avid home chef or a novice in the kitchen or a culinary newbie, the meals you're going to prepare use traditional, i.e. simple, tools and methods.
Visit the Chedi Club to hover over the scenic rice paddies, in a hot air balloon that’s safely tethered to the ground. From a height of around 164 feet above the rice paddies, you’ll also be able to see tangles of jungle and the slopes of nearby mountains, including the legendary Mount Agung.
Take this trek to see some of the most stunning views in northern Bali. It also includes a stop at an ancient archeological site, where you’ll get to feel connected to a bit of Indonesia’s history, surrounded by the intense greenery that makes this rural area such a memorable place to visit.
This exciting tour is part culture and part archaeology. Explore the history of Bali, Indonesia's Hindu roots when you visit several destinations and meet interesting people associated with the field. Your expedition will take you to the Gedung Arca Museum, Pura Gumang Temple, Pegulingan Temple, and the home of a Balinese priest.
This tour takes you to two different healing centers in Ubud. There’s a yoga class followed by a trip to a sound-bath in a truly tranquil environment — the Pyramids of Chi. Take this tour for the opportunity to meditate and absorb some of the healing energies of Bali’s wellness culture.
Ayung River is the longest river in Indonesia, and one of its most adventurous. Take this tour to shoot through the dense greenery of the countryside at a rapid speed, on a tour that's designed for families, with enough room for two adults and two children under the age of 12. This is the lengthiest rafting tour in Indonesia, measuring 7.5 miles . You’ll appreciate surroundings with a side of adrenaline, accompanied by an experienced and knowledgeable guides.
Acquire a new skill, make a lasting memory that you can recreate at home for years to come, and enjoy a wonderful meal — all in the space of a single tour. The Secrets of Balinese Organic Cooking takes you through the markets of Ubud where you'll shop for fresh produce, just like the locals. Next a local family will teach you how to turn these treasures of the Earth into flavorful Balinese cuisine. Chef's of every skill level are welcome; the most important thing is that you be a true gourmand.
Take a 3-hour guided walk to learn more about the medicinal use of herbs in Balinese culture, followed by a lesson on how to make some of these concoctions yourself. Your guide will show you which herbs go into the local’s authentic beauty treatments and health-giving drinks.
Escape the everyday in Bali, Indonesia and live your best life in a big way. Experience both luxury and simplicity with one amazing tour. A Day in The Life of a Balinese Farmer provides you with guided walks, picnic breakfasts and lunches, interaction with local farmers, and spa treatments — all in the span of a single adventure. Because you'll be enjoying the expertise of the Four Seasons, you can rest assured that every element of your tour will be exceptional.