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List of famouse trekking places in Ubud - Top Trekking Destinations in Ubud

As Bali's most verdant corner Ubud is home to many hiking and walking trails for advanced and beginner trekkers. From volcano treks to ridge walks the area's best trekking hubs are as follows.


Bali Herbal Walk

Regarded as one of the most engaging trekking option on offer in Bali's Ubud region an herbal walk allows participants to uncover the rich natural heritage of Bali and the various medicinal plants that grow in the Ubud region. The three to four hour trek takes participants across jungle terrains in Ubud to discover the various medicinal plants that are used to heal illnesses in the island by conventional healers and locals alike. Visitors will also be given a crash course in rice cultivation methods on the island in this tour which sets off from the gates of Museum Puri Lukisan.


Trek across Ubud's Paddy Fields

Tipped to be one of the most scenic tour options available to trekking enthusiasts a trek across Ubud's lush paddy fields is a chance to enjoy the Bali countryside while uncovering the natural beauty of Ubud's farming communities. As a trekking option that can be explored sans guidance visitors can set off from the resort grounds from well known rests such as COMO Shambhala Estate Bali and discover miles upon miles of rice cultivation fields. Some of the most picturesque rice paddy fields in Bali is located in northern Ubud's Tegalalang area.


Bali Off Course Trek

Ideal for those who wish to venture off the beaten track the three hour trek across lesser known corners of Bali is one of the most rewarding experiences for tourists vacationing in the holiday capital. Walking across quaint villages surrounded by paddy fields this engaging tour conducted by Wayan Sumerta is accessible during the morning or evening hours depending on one's preference.


Campuhan Ridge Walking Tour

Regarded as a trek that is accessible to both beginners as well as seasoned hiking enthusiasts, the Ubud Campuhan Ridge Walking Tour explores the valley regions on the banks of Campuhan River. Trekking along the ridges that line the body of water the trek offers participants captivating sights of the jungle as well as the gushing gorge at one's feet. Trekking through rural villages the two hour trek also includes stopovers at local cafes located at the end of the trail. Starting from the Campuhan Bridge the trek takes visitors across the heart of Ubud towards Jalan Raya Ubud.


Mount Batur Volcano Trek

Towering above the surrounding landscape at a height of 1717m the Mount Batur trek is known as Ubud's most challenging trek experience to date. Walking up a narrow pathway the 1 to 2 hour uphill journey also allows visitors to come face to face with the steam spouting crevices at the volcanic rock's summit. Guided tours of the volcano also include consuming breakfast eggs fried with the steam from the volcanic rock which will be a memorable experience for participants. Visitors are not encouraged to travel the journey alone as it is a challenging trek even for seasoned hikers. Ubud guide books also advice visitors to bring refreshments and light clothing as well.


Mount Agung Volcano Trek

As Bali's highest mountain Mount Agung is a whopping 3013m and is a difficult trekking excursion that is reserved for experienced hikers. The 2 to 4 hour trek to the summit takes visitors to the volcano's outer rim to witness a natural phenomenon atop the island's highest point.