Get up close and personal with these gentle giants in a beautiful tropical park setting. In the Elephant Safari Park at Taro Ubud, you will be able to see the elephants immersing themselves in the park lake, in between riding, painting or other activities. Interact closely by hand feeding them, touching them, taking photos with them, and learning more about the elephants ancestry and diversity at the Park’s historical graphic displays. Round off your trip by visiting some of the most popular attractions down the main area of Ubud.
1. Elephant Safari Ride & Park Access
In the historic village of Taro, northern Ubud, you will embark on a scenic stroll atop an elephant through a large botanical garden and jungle. In this package you will be granted the access to touch and hand-feed the Elephants, watch their playful bathing rituals, take photos with them and witness the displays of amazing elephant intelligence and their capabilities at the Park Arena. You will also get to learn amazing facts from the Park’s information centre and museum.
2. Tegalalang Rice Terrace
One of the most renowned rice fields in Asia which is famous for retaining the traditional Balinese irrigation system known as Subak. Take a walk on the slope across the valley and witness local farmers’ activities as they plant and reap the rice from terraced paddies. You’ll be able to take pictures on the high roadside and the famous “Love Bali” sign.
3. Luwak Coffee Plantation
Dubbed as the priciest coffee in the world, Luwak coffee (also called civet coffee) has drawn interests from coffee aficionados around the world. Here you’ll be shown the traditional process of coffee-making and interesting information about how the civet cats eat the coffee and poop the beans out undigested. You will have the chance to sample a tasteful cup of Luwak coffee (totally hygiene) as well as 5 cups of different coffee varieties and 5 cups of teas (total 11 cups) for free.
4. Monkey Forest
It’s a renowned rainforest conservation center with archaic open-air architecture close to the busiest part of Ubud. Here you’ll be able to enjoy fresh air as well as to interact with hundreds of long-tailed macaques by feeding them with hand. There are trails across 27 acres of the park which allow visitors to access many features in the Monkey Forest grounds.
Please take a note that apart from the pickup time, the schedule below is an estimation only and may vary in the actual trip.