In their habitat
Ubud besides being the cultural and traditional center of Balilike the rest of the island, attaches great importance to the nature and the animal world.
For this reason, one of his main attractives, is the Monkey Forest.This park is a nature reserve in which inhabit a large number of monkeys “long-tailed macaque”
The area where the reserve is located is known as the sacred monkey forestY Padangtegal and it is a demonstration that the coexistence between humans and animals not only possible if not that is natural.
In this shrine unites cult, animism, Balinese Hinduism and Buddhismmixing with each other forming a place of veneration and spirituality.
One of the main temples that we find inside the enclosure is the Pure Puranaalthough it is possible that formerly there were some more.
In addition to spirituality and history, the monkey reservecount with more 100 different species of treesas well as from floors, and in their domains besides macaques inhabit other animals and reptiles.
the forest is beautifulwith streams and gigantic trees, as well as sculptures dedicated to different gods.
First of all, you have to have respect for animals and the environmentand it goes without saying that this forbidden to kick them to the monkeys, who have the habit of approaching people and even climbing on top of them.
if this happened never run or move in an agitated waysince this could provoke an aggressive reaction in apes, that if you follow this advice, they will seem lovely…
It is a place perfect to spend the morning and take good pictures, and get to the Monkey Forest It will be easy for us, since it is located in the center of Ubud, specifically in the street that bears his name Jl Monkey Forest…
A good option is to book at one of the hotels in Bali that have better access to reservations, in order to make the most of your time there, although as you will see in other posts, the park is just one of the island’s attractions