Ubud – So much more than another pretty place

Visiting Ubud for a day tour will never be enough as there is so much to do and see in and around the Ubud area.  Minimum 3 nights stay is recommended, but many guests are now staying a week. 

Read the list below of more than 60 activities and experiences to help plan your Ubud itinerary. Many are already included in our packages or tours

If you need any assistance, please contact us. We are happy to share local Ubud knowledge. 

All Bisma Cottages staff, drivers and guides are locals from the Ubud area.

NATURE (to see)

  • Monkey Forest                                                             
  • Campuhan Ridge Walk
  • Waterfalls 
  • Rice Terraces – Tegalalang, Jatiluwih
  • Agro Tourism Plantations – Tea & Coffee Tasting
  • Kintamani area

WELLNESS (to feel)

  • Water Purification
  • Sound Healing
  • Full & New Moon Rituals
  • Spa Treatments
  • Dragonfly Sauna & Bonfire
  • Agni Hotra Fire Ceremony
  • Healers
  • Float Tank
  • Salt Breathing
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Breath Work
  • Ecstatic Dance
  • Pilates
  • Acupuncture
  • Life Coaching
  • Ayurveda 


  • Rafting
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Quad Bikes
  • Swings & Zip Line
  • Walks
  • Yoga inc. Teacher Training
  • VW Vintage Car Tour
  • Shopping – Ubud Market, Andong Street, Jalan Kajeng,
  • Mt Batur Sunrise Trek.
  • Cooking Class
  • Batik Class
  • Botanical Product Making Class
  • Indigo Dyeing Workshop
  • Painting Meditation Class.
  • Pottery classes
  • Silver jewelry class
  • Snorkelling (Yes one of the besr snorkelling spots is only 1 ½ hours from Ubud)

CULTURE  (to learn)

  • Ubud Palace 
  • Balinese Dance Show  – At a different temple in Ubud town every night. Kecak Dance at Pura Dalam recommended every Friday and Monday
  • Puppet Mastery Shows
  • Temples – Goa Gajah, Tirta Empul, Mengening, Gunung Kawi
  • Arts – Silver Making, Wood Carving, Artists.
  • Museums – Puri Lukisan, ARMA, Neka, Blanco, Agung Rai

JUNGLE CLUBS (to relax in nature)

  • Jungle Fish
  • Kayon Jungle
  • Omma
  • Cretya

KIDS (to have fun)

  • Bali Zoo
  • Bali Butterfly Park
  • Bali Elephant Park
  • Bali Bird Park
  • Bali Safari Park

GIVE BACK (to care)

  • Villa Kitty
  • BAWA
  • Bumi Sehat
  • Emas Hitam
  • Trash Hero
  • Smile Foundation

FESTIVALS (to experience)

  • Ubud Food Festival
  • Bali Spirit Festival
  • Ubud Writers Festival
  • Ubud Jazz Festival
  • Bali Vegan Festival
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