There are so many monkey forest in Bali,with same type of monkey Balinese long tail monkey,in English callled Macaque.There are about 600 monkeys living this monkey forest,and diveded into 5 groups: in front of themain temple.Michelin,eastern,central and cemeteries.Each group consist of 100-120 monkeys.because of the considerable population,the confilct between groups of monkey cannot avoid.This type of primate is active during the day ana rest at night.The pregnancies of female monkey are about 6 months and generally 1 infant is born.Very rarely are twin. Monkey's baby stays with their mother for about 10 months and thereafter will be weaned to live independently.
The long tailed monkeys are omnivores.In the Monkey Forest,the main food of the monkeys is sweet potato,given 3 times a day and combine in daily with : banana,papaya leaf,corn,cucumber,coconut,and other local fruit.
Ubud monkey forest is maintance very well with friendly monkey,very clean with large parking,with new lobby and gate with for entrance,it's look wonderfull.There is short track with wooden ,It's feel walk like in the junggle with green tree and monkey jumping from one tree to the othe tree.They very cute speacially baby monkey but Don,t try to touch the baby monkey,their mother or group will be very angry and they will attack you.For your safety and convenience please read and follow the " Monkey Forest Tips " that had been placed around the area.if you bring a bag ( plastic or paper ) or plastic bottle,suggest you to entrust and left at ticket counter.
There are tree temple in the area of the Sacred Monkey Forest Santuary :
- Pura Dalem Agung ( The main Temple ),located in the southwest area.In this temple,people worship to the God 9 Hyang Widhi ) in personification as Shiwa. The Recycler or The Transformer "
- In the northwest area,you will find Pura Biji ( Biji Temple ).In this temple people worship to the God ( Hyang Widhi ) in personification as teh goddess Gangga.This temple is a place of purifacation before conducting the ceremony (piodalan ).Pura Beji is often used for " melukat " as spiritual and physical cleansing .
- The third temple is Pura Prajapati.This temple is located in the northwest area.This temple is adjacent to the cemetery.In this temple Hindus worship to the God (HYnag Widhi ) in personification as Prajapati.The cemetery is used temporarily,while waiting for the day of the mass cremation which is held every 5 years.
Ubud MOnkey Forest Open Daily from 8.30 am -6.00 pm