18 Things to Do in Ubud
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.
4 hrsFrom $150
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!
8 hrsFrom $66
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.
8 hrsFrom $67
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.
4 hrsFrom $56
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.
10 hrsFrom $130
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.
8 hrsFrom $76
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.
8 hrsFrom $67
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.
6 hrsFrom $56
You don't have to go on an adrenaline-heavy tour to have an amazing time in Bali, Indonesia. Relax, enjoy mild exercise, and get closer to nature all at the same time on this leisurely walking tour. Your guide will take you to the place "where two rivers meet" and through beautiful rice terraces. Along the way, you'll enjoy the fresh island air, as well as local flora and fauna. Stretch those legs and explore Bali, Indonesia on foot!
4 hrsFrom $28
This tour involves a Jalan Jalan — a walk — around the attractive Green School campus. The Green School campus is known for its beautiful architecture and progressive approach to educations. Your tour guide will be a staff member, a student, or a student parent. They’re happy to answer your questions about how the eco-friendly campus works.
4 hrsFrom $69
Get a one of a kind TK from your vacation in Bali, Indonesia. This exciting tour will teach you all about the artisinal skill that goes into creating Ubud's local textiles. Not only will you come away with a useful beautiful memento, you'll also be supporting the local economy and female entrepeneurs. Way to practice sustainable travel!
3 hrsFrom $39
Come to the John Hardy factory to see ancient Balinese jewelry come to life for a modern audience. The designs are based on the ancient designs and techniques of jewelers who worked for the royal Balinese courts. You’ll see the artisans at work in an open-air workshop and observe a collection of vintage as well as current designs.
2 hrsFrom $72
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