Ubud Halfday Tour

Price: $ 30

Inclusion : Private Car with Good A/C + Petrol + English Speaking Driver
Price is per 1 car (not per person), maximum 6 person/car

NOTE: -Enterance Ticket, meals and drinks are not included

Celuk Village for Gold and Silver Art
Ubud Monkey Forest
Ubud Royal Palace
Ubud Art Market
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Celuk Village for Gold and Silver Art

Bali Celuk Village is a traditional village located near to Ubud in the Gianyar Regency where you can appreciate the mountain culture which in many ways is similar to that of the traditional areas of Ubud and the other surrounding villages except for one major factor, Celuk Village is famous for the incredible gold and silver handicrafts which are available around this area for very low prices. The village is always crowded by tourists who want to see the uniqueness of silver made here with a design that is thick with the characteristics of Balinese carvings, and there are also modern carvings that will make women amazed by this jewelry. Celuk village has more female visitors, because women really like jewelry, here they can see a large collection of jewelry that will beautify themselves. But there are also male visitors who like jewelry to wear or for gifts, with a variety of silver collection designs that will make you feel at home for a long time in this place.

Celuk Village is the center of Silver art The Celuk village is the center of silver crafts in Bali, because here local educators work as jewelry craftsmen. The prices set here are not so expensive, so many tourists come here to just see or buy very beautiful silver jewelry. Most of the silver handicrafts here are bought by entrepreneurs from abroad and for sale again in their country. If you want to do silver business you can come to Celuk village, here there are lots of shops selling silver jewelry, you can negotiate the price with the owner to resell in your country. In the celuk village area you will find that the craftsmen are of a very high standard and you can barter over these goods or even buy in wholesale capacity. As well as the shopping opportunities there is a lot to see around Celuk Village and the culture of the area is fascinating as well as relaxing to see where the pace of life is slow and you will find some interesting characters as well as plenty of place to try the local dishes and international dinning. There are some other attractions as well as in the area as well as a number of facilities and hotels which are usually top end or midrange boutique little places hidden away in the village.

Location Celuk Village The location of Celuk Village is not difficult to find, because it is located on the main road leading to Ubud Village, so the location is very strategic. When you just enter Celuk Village, you will see many silver shops along the Celuk Village road. From the left and right of the road there are lots of silver shops with their own characteristics, from the cheapest to the most expensive prices are here. Approximately, the distance separating Celuk Vilage and Denpasar is 8 km. It's located right after Batubulan Village which you're bound to pass on the way to Ubud. The famous Sukowati Traditional Market is also near this village, so it's always a good idea to stop at Celuk after a whole day shopping in the market. Simply ask local vendors in the market about the direction to Celuk Village; they will be more than happy to guide you there. The neighborhood stands out from the surrounding, thanks to gold and silver works gallery trimming both sides of the road. If you are confused about finding the location of this Celuk village, we from Bali Tour are ready to take you here with very cheap transportation prices and also very satisfying service will make the trip to Celuk village more comfortable.

History of Celuk Village If you visit Celuk Village, it would be nice to know about the history of Celuk Village and make you no longer curious about this Celuk Village. In the past, the dwellers of Celuk Village were mostly farmers. Rumors have it that there were only three families who belonged to the caste of Pande that pioneered this industry. This caste is well-known for their specialty in manipulating all kinds of metals to create accessories for Hindu's prayers. As tourism was becoming main commodity in Bali, more and more villagers left their farm behind and began to learn to craft silver and gold. Specifically, in 1976, almost all of the villagers had become silver smiths and Celuk Village has been popular with its beautiful jewelry and other silver handicrafts since then. The silver craftsmen here have been passed down from generation to generation, so it really fits very well if they are called by the name of Bali's Silver Village. Even though as a silver craftsman village, there is no silver mine in this Celuk village, most of the raw materials are imported from outside the island in Indonesia. Silver craftsmen in Celuk village have really good skills, where the silver carvings they make are really stunning and will make your eyes really amazed because it's so beautiful

High Quality Silver Art The gold and silver handicrafts produced in Celuk village are of high quality and are capable of producing in large quantities. Almost all families, in every Celuk villager are skilled and artistic, in developing their creations they always look at market developments as well as existing trends. Where in Celuk village the design of the craft always follows the times, to adjust the situation without forgetting the characteristics of each silver craft. This silver craft from ancient times has been loved by tourists with unique Balinese characteristics making silver crafts in the famous Celuk village to the world. The results of gold and silver crafts can be seen in various galleries and art shops displaying various kinds of silver and gold souvenirs. There are rings, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, pendants to brooches in various unique shapes. Those who visit can not only buy, but can also be directly involved in making these beautiful jewelry. For those who are curious to admire the beauty of jewelry crafts, it's worth a visit to this village.
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Ubud Monkey forrest

Bali Ubud Monkey Forest is a nature reserve temple complex in Ubud Bali. Its full name as written on a welcome sign is the Padangtegal Mandala Wisata. Bali Ubud Monkey Forest is a small rain forest dwelt by some group of monkeys and other tropical animals. It is strategically located in the hearth of Ubud Village. Monkey Forests in Balinese language called Wanara Wana are spread out in the island and Ubud Monkey Forest itself own very important function of the continuity the monkey habitat in Bali. Meanwhile the local community own important role to keep this forest naturally in order to all wild animals able to live smoothly. A small tropical forest in the center of Ubud city offers very beautiful natural beauty, besides the monkeys here you can also visit the temple inside and also see the beauty of the green trees around this place which is a playground for the monkeys.

Location Ubud Monkey Forest The sacred sanctuary of Monkey Forest is located on the southern border of Ubud town around 3 kms south of central town with a leading road also with the name ofMonkey Forest. The site can be reached by many sides besides from central town of Ubud, from eastern corner of Ubud and from southern area of Ubud. The distance from Kuta is around 55 kms, from Sanur around 40 kms, and from Nusa Dua area around 65 kms. The location is located in the center of Ubud, so it's very easy to find the location of Ubud Monkey Forest, armed with a google map and directions at each crossroads will make it very easy for you to find this place. And if you want to visit Ubud Monkey Forest, you visit other tourist destinations in Ubud, you can take the Full Day Ubud Tour package and if you only want to visit it within half a day, you can take the Half Day Ubud Tour package and of course the price very cheap and friendly on your pocket. In addition, we from Bali Tour provide transportation at low prices that you can rent if you only want to visit this Ubud monkey forest tourist destination.

Ubud Monkey Forest History As for the establishment of Ubud Monkey Forest, it is not known exactly when it was founded, but based on the lontar Pura Purana records that the temples in Monkey Forest based on an analysis of a manuscript called Pura Purana ( meaning history of a Pura ) which is considered a holy writing the temple was built around 14th century during the reign of Pejeng Dynasty or it could also be called the beginning of the Gelgel Dynasty. If this assumption is taken the establishment of the temple would be before 1343 AD, not at the beginning of Gelgel Palace which is far behind around 17th century. The purpose for building the Ubud Monkey Forest is based on the teachings of Tri Hita Karana which emphasizes the relationship between humans and their environment. Located in a sacred area with an area of ​​12.5 hectares, where this sacred area is referred to as a sacred area where temples are located, in this area there are 3 holy temples that are sanctified by local people, including Pura Dalem Agung, Pura Beji and Pura Prajapati. Research from Udayana University in Bali also identified 115 tree species in the Ubud Monkey Forest. Some trees are considered sacred and are included in the Balinese Hindu worship rituals. For example the majegan tree whose trunk is used specifically to make temples, the banyan tree which is used for cremation ceremonies, and the pule bandak tree which symbolizes the spirit of the forest and is used to make sacred masks. In addition, there is also a long-tailed monkey habitat here, a total of about 800 monkeys that inhabit this Ubud Monkey Forest
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Ubud Palace/Puri Ubud Saren

Puri Saren Ubud or more popular name as a Ubud Royal Palace is an Ubud Kingdom Palace with beautiful Balinese traditional houses as a residence of Ubud King. It is set in the center of Ubud Bali with traditional art market just in front of it and it is found by Ida Tjokorda Putu Kandel who has commanded from year 1800 - 1823. Ubud Royal Palace is an artistic cultural life center, while the traditional market is the symbol of local economics resident. The existence of Ubud Royal Palace as a palace is equipped by a Wantilan/auditorium that is a large building of meeting room and a banyan tree as shelter place at the daytime. The traditional market is the place of society economics and its existence is always border on palace as artistic cultural life center. It means that the both pole meeting is describing the dynamics of society and kingdom life.
Ubud Village History It would be nice if we knew the history of Ubud village first, before reading anything else further, we can say that the history of Ubud village started from the 8th century which was written in lontar in ancient times, which tells about Rsi Markandeya who before to the island of Bali, first first visited the island of Java, and when on the island of Java he received a revelation that at the foot of Mount Agu there were 5 types of sick metal, he headed to the island of Bali and went straight to the location of the foot of Mount Agung which now stands Besakih Temple, while here, he felt the energy located in the village of Campuhan Ubud which is currently the location of the Gunung Lebah Temple. Rsi Markandeya lives in Ubud and teaches religious teachings to the people in Ubud and introduces irrigation systems, terrace farming and also teaches social systems such as Banjar, a community organization that is responsible for matters of religion and customs. Until now, Banjar community organizations still exist on the island of Bali. So is the initial story of Ubud Village which found first by Rsi Markandeya and teach religion, agriculture and social organizations.

Ubud Village Name History As for the first time Rsi Markandeya came to Campuhan ubud and taught all about religion and others, so the name Campuhan ubud village became highly respected by the Balinese people and also in the past in this campuhan village there were many medicinal plants used for traditional medicine, so the name of the village "Ubud " comes from the word "Ubad" which means medicine, and in this campuhan village there are many ancient medicinal plants, so it is called Ubad which gradually turned into Ubud. If you travel to Ubud village, it would be nice to also visit Campuhan Village, where there are also interesting tourist destinations in this Campuhan such as Campuhan Ridge Walk, Campuhan River and others which are very interesting and will certainly make your trip to Ubud very enjoyable

Kingdom Period in Bali The period of the kingdom in Bali is known to have started from the 15th century when there was a large-scale exodus of Javanese aristocrats to migrate to the island of Bali. As for some nobles who founded a kingdom called Gelgel which is located in Klungking district, this Gelgel kingdom provided protection for the nobles who came from Java to migrate to the island of Bali, and the nobles who came with the caste system in Bali. Over time the development continued and in the 17th century many new kingdoms emerged on the island of Bali and many houses were also built by nobles called Puri. In addition, at this time there were also many wars between kingdoms fighting for power over regional expansion and other conflicts between kingdoms on the island of Bali.
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Ubud Art Market

Bali Art Market is a customary craftsmanship market in the focal point of Ubud town, where the presence is not far unique in relation to different markets accessible in the tourism range. Last stop amid half day ubud tour is Ubud Market. the Ubud Market as a general public financial aspects focal point of Ubud and it is apt to the presence of Ubud Empire that is called Puri Saren. The business sector is unfurling from west to easterly isolated get to be two gathering with various reason. There are two markets accessible at the same zone those are one piece at the Westside is for a customary imaginative business sector and another square situated in the East as an ordinary conventional key business sector necessity. A very famous art market with a variety of artistic goods that it sells at a reasonable price and good quality

Ubud Market History Ubud Market has existed since ancient times, along with the construction of the Ubud Palace, which was around the 1800s, since Ida Tjokorde Kandel as the King of Ubud at that time, where for the welfare of the people around Ubud, the Ubud Market was built which is located in front of the Ubud Palace. In the past, the system used was a barter system and since getting to know currency, the payment system in this market uses currency as the transaction value. And since the first wave of tourists brought by Tjokorde Agung Sukawati to visit the village of Ubud, this ubud market has grown from initially selling household necessities to selling various handicrafts for tourists, but the function of this market is still what it was originally. make it a place for transactions for local ubud residents who want to sell and buy necessities or everyday items. And the Ubud market, which was originally a traditional market, has slowly become an art market that sells various kinds of artistic goods for tourists

Ubud Art Market is a Center of Art Market in Bali From the beginning, tourism entered the village of ubud which made the Ubud Art Market very famous and many artists brought their handicrafts or works to the ubud art market, from painting, silver, wood and cloth crafts sold to the ubud art market for resale. to tourists, thus making this ubud art market a trading center for regional arts around ubud. And the village of Ubud as a producer of artists who make a lot of handicrafts sold here is very beautiful and very beautiful, no wonder if the tourists used to flock to Ubud looking for very beautiful handicrafts. So the Ubud art market is called the center of the art market in Bali. The art crafting are sold in this ubud art market consisted of various crafting, from traditional until contemporary crafting which its price is relatively cheap. You can do the transaction directly to the merchant which generally can be bargained. All the crafting sold in this place you can bring home as souvenir like slipper, wood idol, bag, clothes, matting, painting and a lot of more. If you visit Ubud Village, don't miss the opportunity to visit this Ubud market, just to see the uniqueness of this Ubud art market or shop for art items at this Ubud market

What To Buy at Ubud Art Market The items that you can buy at the Ubud Art Market are all kinds of knick-knacks, very beautiful art tools, various handicrafts made of wood, rattan, and others. And there are also art items in the form of paintings and silver that are sold here with very good quality items. If you could say that the handicrafts sold here are very complete and each shop sells different items so you can freely walk around the complex of this Ubud Art Market, from one shop to another to hunt for handicrafts and souvenirs. And the pegged price is not fixed but the price can be negotiated, if you want to get a good price, you can bargain until an agreement is reached between the seller and the buyer. A bargaining activity that you may not find in supermarkets, which you can only find in traditional markets, an experience that may not be forgotten during your holiday in Bali and visiting the Ubud market which is very full of handicrafts which is very tempting to buy it


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