Get away from the beach and head to central Ubud, the cultural center of Bali. Filled with galleries and workshops, it is the birthplace of modern Balinese art. Begin the day at Bali Bird Park, where you can see birds from all across the Indonesian archipelago and even meet the resident Komodo Dragon! After your close encounters, head over to Pura Desa Batuan and learn more about Bali’s Hindu heritage at this 1,000 year old ancient preserved temple. Once you reach Ubud proper, stop by Bebek Bengil for the famous crispy duck and laze around on their beautiful villa grounds. After eating, browse through Ubud’s many markets and art galleries. This is the perfect place to pick up souvenirs from local artisans for friends back home. Finish off the day with a visit to Goa Gajah, a beautiful temple complex with intricate sculptures and reliefs nestled on beautiful grounds on the outskirts. Enjoy some of Bali’s best scenery as you head back home. Ubud is known as the cultural centre of Bali - filled with galleries and workshops, it is the birthplace of modern Balinese art. Begin by getting a taste for Bali's wildlife and history at Bali Bird Park and Pura Desa Batuan, one of Bali's oldest temples, renowned for its well-preserved ancient architecture before venturing onwards to Ubud, the artistic hub of Bali. In Ubud, enjoy a local lunch and market shopping experience before heading to Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave), a temple dating back to the 11th century.