Ubud, in Bali, once known for verdant rice fields, stunning coastlines, healthy food, fresh air, waterfall, and green ecosystem, has grown up into a popular and busy yoga learning destination in the world. A number of international and local yoga learners fly to this Indonesian Island to yoga teacher training in Bali. No other places on earth can provide you such peace of mind, as Ubud in Bali can when you stay here for long. As far as you know, traveling without proper planning and research could be disastrous. This Bali travel guide will tell you to plan you the best travel to Ubud, Bali. Know how to manage your yoga tour plan in simple ways.
#1 – Basic fact about Ubud
Here is a list of few important information about Bali that may help first-timers in the travel process.
- Currency – Indonesian Rupiah
- Languages that are known in Bali – Indonesian, Balinese, and English
- Religion – Hinduism, Buddhism, and Shivaism
#2 – Things to Do in Ubud
Ubud is situated in the heart of Bali. Ubud’s central location makes it a hub for doing several things. Some of the nearby attractions are –
- The green cascades of the Tegalalang rice terraces
- The Elephant Cave Temple
- Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
- Ubud Royal Palace
- Campuhan Ridge Walk
- Bali Bird Park
- Tegenungan Waterfall and many more
#3 – Weather
Expect tropical weather in Ubud, Bali. From January to April, its mostly wet season in Bali. May to September is the dry months. However, July to September, Bali has the most favorable climate for travel plans.
#4 – Flights for Ubud
Ubud is almost 37.3 km away from the nearest international airport. When you travel to Bali, you will land at Denpasar International Airport; from there you can book a cab or take a rental taxi to reach Ubud.
#5 – Tourist Visa
Tourist Visas are available at the airport. A VoA or say Visa on Arrival will be issued for 30 days on $35USD payment and with other documents. You can make an extension to 60 or 90 days after proper confirmation from the Indonesian Embassy or Consulate.
#6 – Phone and internet
A person can issue a new sim card by paying 100,000 rupees. Many hotels, restaurants, and cafes in Ubud have wi-fi connectivity, which you can use without paying the additional cost.
#7 – Currency exchange
A person can withdraw money from ATM, after paying some additional charges. Get them exchanged in Indonesian Rupees from exchange counters. There are many at almost every corner; you can find and change your currency.
#8 – Accommodations
Ubud, Bali, has a complete list of hotels, luxury resorts, guest house, Airbnb, and more. It has ample of options for accommodations. When you take admission in Ubud yoga training institute, you will have all the facility of staying in a yoga retreat in Bali loaded with luxury and serenity.
#9 – Food in Ubud
Ubud is a blessing for vegan people; there are abundant of good eateries, vegetarian cafes, European–style restaurants. Some of the best name in the list is –
- Seeds of Life – one of the best eateries down the street of Ubud, where healthy vegan food and medicinal teas are served. You can taste the best brick-oven pizza with a glass of red wine here.
- Warung Biah Biah – Taste the local Balinese delicacies, a healthy affordable meal here
- Warung Masakan Minang Halal – is a simple-but-excellent Padang eatery
#10 – Safety & Vaccinations in Bali
Ubud is almost a safe location, but still, you take care of pick-pocketing and theft. For vaccinations and medical assistance, visit the site Travel Doctor.
This is all about how to plan your travel to Ubud. But, if you need a hand or want to get some more information on yoga classes, what to pack, first-time yoga trip, then get in touch with Rishikesh Vinyasa Yoga School support team. Give a call +91-995 867 2399