So the first stop on my Bali bucket list was the Monkey Forest in Ubud. I love animals so any chance to get up close to them is a dream come true for me.
Now I had read a lot of horror stories of how the monkeys are treated badly by the keepers but I can honestly say I didn’t witness any ill-treatment. I also read about monkeys attacking but again I never saw or had no issues.
The entrance fee is 50,0000IDR per person and you can buy bunches of bananas to feed the monkeys for 30,000-50,000IDR. You will need to buy a bunch if you want the classic monkey on the shoulder picture.
You will really only need like 1-2 hours to look around but the forest is right in the heart of Ubud city centre so it’s a great opportunity to look around and find some great shops and restaurants. I recommend Pundi-Pundi, its right around the corner and the food is amazing!
You can also watch my Monkey Forest Vlog here.