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Private Tour: Ubud Highlights

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  • Private, full-day tour through the best of Ubud
  • Explore the area with a local guide
  • Visit temples, artisans and natural areas
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Private Tour: Ubud Highlights
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Overview
See the best of Ubud’s traditional life, handicrafts and scenery with a full-day, private tour of the village highlights. Learn how artisans produce batik, and meet skilled silversmiths in a handicraft center. Visit a forested waterfall for a cool swim then explore Mas village, where woodcarvers create elaborate sculptures. Spot long-tailed macaques in a monkey forest, see a temple sanctuary, and hike lush rice paddies to learn about Balinese agricultural techniques. Browse bright stalls at a local market, then see the stunning Ubud Royal Palace before returning to your hotel.
What to Expect
This trip to the centre of art in Ubud will give you a complete overview of this village and unique cultural experience in Bali. Your tour guide will be happy to answer any questions you may have throughout your tour.
After the morning pick up from your hotel, you will go first to Ubud sacred monkey forest. There you will have free time exploring the jungle of the monkeys and may also experience feeding them closely. Inside, you will see a holy temple guarded by the monkeys. 
After that, you will stop at the centre of Ubud. In this place you will have free time to explore the traditional market of Ubud, king’s palace opposite the road and Saraswati temple just walking 50 meters from the centre. You will find a beautiful temple shrines with lots of glowing lotuses fulfil the peaceful ponds.
Then drive north to have your scenic local lunch inside the jungle overlooking the valley view. You will find a nice ambience for having meals and scenic place for picture.
After finishing your lunch, you will be driven to Tegalalang rice terrace where you can enjoy a short trek at the rice fields. Walk along the rice paddy fields to see how local Balinese cultivate their land.
Next visit is Tirta Empul holy spring temple. You will witness the ritual of local Hindu purification in a clear pool which water sourced from the main temple. If you can feel the vibrant, you are able to join the blessing.
On the way back you will stop at Tegenungan waterfall. A very enchanting waterfall surrounded by the lush green slopes that can hold you longer to stay.
Your tour ends when you arrive back at your accommodation at around 7pm.
Reviews (61)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent tour

Amazing tour with many highlights and Astika, professional guide and driver with his interesting information of the targets: temple and ceremonies, rice fields, monkey forest and ... Ten points!More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Antero R
wayan_suardika, Owner at Hire Bali Driver, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Antero R, Thank you very much for writing such a thorough and positive review. We are glad to know that you have a pleasant time with us. It is a great pleasure to know that you had a pleasant and satisfying experience with us....More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ubud highlights summarizes it. Temple and rice terraces a must

Returned yesterday from a very satisfying and full day of touring Ubud. Desna Devata our guide/driver was great. Gracious and courteous as well as knowing the places and explaining them to us in very good English. His driving was excellent maneuvering us thru narrow roads...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Yolande G
wayan_suardika, Owner at Hire Bali Driver, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Yolande G, Thank you for your review to our company. We are glad that Desna our driver become a good friend to help your trip in Bali. He is one of our asset. Hope the trip could be an highlight of your holiday. Regards,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing trip to explore Bali

Our driver Nyoman Sunarta, patiently sent us to many places, even those are not in the same route. We had to change the itinerary to extend the visit to Kintamani volcano and Penglipuran traditional village. Also wanted to check out some good quality Batik, he...More

Thank ayemyatphyu
wayan_suardika, Owner at Hire Bali Driver, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear ayemyatphyu, Thank you very much for writing such a thorough and positive review. We are glad to know that you have a pleasant time with us. It is a great pleasure to know that you had a pleasant and satisfying experience with us. It...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Good tour, great guide!

This tour takes you through a 1 day journey of Ubud’s highlights. Monkey Forest, Temples, and Rice fields were the main spots for us. Our guide Yudi was really friendly, he answered questions about the locations of the tour as well as more general questions...More

Thank danieltd12
wayan_suardika, Owner at Hire Bali Driver, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear danieltd12, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your trip with Hire Bali Driver. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. We are always happy to hear that Yudi our driver has done his best to be your guide during the trip....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Bali Honeymoon

G’Day was the MOST AMAZING driver and guide we could’ve ever hoped for! He is so nice and makes you feel very safe and comfortable. G’Day is very knowledgeable and really makes each tour special by being able to show you certain spots and explain...More

1  Thank allierhoads
wayan_suardika, Owner at Hire Bali Driver, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear allierhoads, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your trip with Hire Bali Driver. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. We are always happy to hear that G'day our driver has done his best to be your guide during the trip....More

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