Sangeh Monkey Forest

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
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  • Timings: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +62-361971304
  • Ticket Price: 5000 IDR
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Forest, Family And Kids, Nature

Ancient nutmeg trees going to heights of 40 meters fill the 13 hectares of this forest sanctuary,  thought to have been planted as a royal garden for the Mengwi Kingdom. It is home to the grey long tailed macaque after whom the village nearby is named. Once upon a time a mere curiosity, today a successful tourist attraction, this sanctuary now has toilets, concession stands and forest Trails for visitors to explore. Multiple monkey tribes inhabit these trees, each with its own alpha. The undisputed ruler of the whole place lives inside the Bukit Sari Temple also called Pura Pucak Sari. It is the largest of the four temples found here which include Pura Melanting, Pura Tirta, and Pura Anyar. Also keep an eye for the Lanang Wadon, a.k.a the Male Female tree, whose lower branches resemble genitals. There are also various other animals and birds living in the forest. 

  • Macaques are notorious pickpockets. Make sure your valuables are carefully stored away and not visible.
  • Check out the souvenir stalls.
  • The  Nungnung Waterfall is nearby.

  •  Drive to Sangeh.

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  • Sangeh Monkey Forest Address: Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
  • Sangeh Monkey Forest Contact Number: +62-361971304
  • Sangeh Monkey Forest Timing: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Sangeh Monkey Forest Price: 5000 IDR
  • Best time to visit Sangeh Monkey Forest(preferred time): 07:30 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Sangeh Monkey Forest: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 2.18% of people who visit Bali include Sangeh Monkey Forest in their plan

  • 59.46% of people start their Sangeh Monkey Forest visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Sangeh Monkey Forest

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sangeh Monkey Forest

People normally club together Nungnung Waterfall and Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park while planning their visit to Sangeh Monkey Forest.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Sweet gentle friendly little monkeys in a gorgeous sacred temple forest. Experienced knowledgeable guides who speak good English to accompany visitors around the forest. Opportunity to feed the monkeys with crackers and fruit. Cheap ticket prices which go towards upkeep and care of the monkeys and temples. Beautiful scenery and calm atmosphere. The dear little monkeys are just adorable. Very suitable for families and children. We enjoyed our visit very much, and we look forward to returning on our next holiday to Bali.

  • Sangeh is one of the tours in Bali. there you will see wild monkeys there, tourists are urged not to carry striking items, so that your monkey does not take your goods. You can bring beans to feed the monkey, but still be careful. Bali always provides beautiful scenery, as well as in Sangeh. as you enter the gate you will see a very lush forest that soothes the eyes. there is one prohibition there that a woman who is menstruating cannot enter the Sangeh forest area because there is still very sacred there.

  • Peaceful forest with very tall trees. It's a nice way to see monkeys. One of them jump on us but it felt safe and quite fun. The staff is great and never far anyway.

  • One of the many monkey forests located in Bali. Very much different than the one in Ubud. You are able to walk leisurely at your own pace to see, feed and interact with the monkeys. I prefer this Forest than the one in Ubud as you are able to spend more time especially if you enjoy engaging with the animals. There are a lot of female monkeys with cute little babies clinging to them!

  • Not really a good place to go if you aren't planning on bringing a guide along. There are no signs depicting the history of the place. The place is also full of monkeys, as the name suggests, but pay no mind to them, and they will not bother you. It is still suggested that you leave your valuable items behind though, as these monkeys might randomly take your stuff. The place is also full of stores selling various souvenirs. Beware of photographers trying to sell you out without permission, as they will sometimes offer to take a picture of you, and then proceed to print it and ask for you to pay it, even if you didn't explicitly give them your permission. Overall, I recommend this place only if you bring a guide along that can describe to you about this place.

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