At first glance, the Bamboo Chocolate Factory seems like a typical, beautiful bamboo house, but this amazing place has been hailed by CNN as a “bamboo cathedral.” The tour consists of seeing the machineries used in making chocolate products, and observing the process of making the chocolates, and tasting chocolate samples like Coco Mojo and Coconut Nectar. This is a perfect place to visit especially for kids and adults who love everything made of chocolates.
Big Tree Farm’s Bamboo Chocolate Factory is located at Br. Piakan, Desa Sibakangja Kecamatan Abiansemal, Kuta, a 25-minute drive away from Ubud.
Opening Days and Hours
The chocolate factory is open from Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 12:00, and 13:00 to 16:00.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance fee to the Bamboo Chocolate Factory is IDR 40,000 (USD 2.80).
How to Get There
- From Denpasar Airport, take the bus to Ubud.
- From Ubud Town Center, hire a taxi or a scooter (USD 5) that will bring you to the Big Tree Farms Bamboo Chocolate Factory.
- Solo Travelers/ Backpackers
Time to Spend
Touring the factory and browsing through their products can take up to 2 hours.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
In regular days, you can visit the factory any time. Avoid scheduling your trip during the rainy season, October to March, so you can fully see the entire process of making chocolates from cacao seeds.
Restaurants near The Bamboo Chocolate Factory offer affordable and delicious Asian and Western dishes. Head over to Melting Work Warung, Restaurant Locavore, Petani Restaurant, and Laramona Ubud if you want to buy meals after your trip.
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Nearby hotels such as The Evitel Resort, Pertiwi Bisma 2, Sindu Homestay, Greenfield Hotel and Restaurant, and Champlung Sari Hotel offer accommodations at rates ranging from USD 15 to USD 120.