12 – 14 hours
Things To Do from Candidasa: Bali Natural Charm and Waterfall Tour
Morning pick up from your hotel with our private air-conditioned car and accompanied by English speaking driver and join with one of our amazing Bali tour package called: Bali Natural Charm and Waterfall tour.
This tour will take you to see the natural beauty of Bali Twin lake, Lake Temple of Pura Ulun Dhanu, Wanagiri hill selfi point, Bali Handara Gate photo stop and having lunch at local restaurant and discover the Hidden waterfall of Banyumala.
Are you ready this long trip for things to do from Candidasa?
Natural Paradise in Bali: Banyumala Waterfall
Lovely morning will take you to Banyumala waterfall: Banyumala Waterfall is one of the waterfall that located at north of Bali. The location is in the village of Wanagiri, Kec. Sukasada, Kab. Buleleng – Bali. The distance from Denpasar is quite far, it takes around 2 hours to drive.
However, this will provide an opportunity for you to package your tour by visiting a number of other tourist objects, which are in the same direction. Because the trip from Denpasar to the direction of Bedugul can easily visit, Lake Beratan Bedugul, Danau Buyan twins and a number of selfie photo spots at the top of Wanagiri, then Banyumala Waterfall.
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It is located on the west side of Lake Buyan. Easy to access, because there are already road directions, look for the road to Asah Gobleg. For lovers of nature tourism, this tourist attraction is a pity to miss.
The road to the location is quite supportive, a bit steep, because of its location at the bottom of the valley, after arriving at the parking lot, the trip continues by walking about 150 meters to the guardian post to buy an entrance ticket. From the guard post continuing about 200 meters away, the road down to the location, you also have to go down the artificial bamboo ladder about 3 meters, then after that you are in front of this Banyumala waterfall.
The location at the bottom of the valley made the trip down and quite extreme, but finally everything paid off even, the atmosphere that was presented was truly beautiful and beautiful, the flow of water flowing was not too large, through a slightly sloping cliff, so if you want to take a bath feel more fresh water free, safe and comfortable.
Under the waterfall is a pool of natural water, so visitors can freely bathe according to the desired depth, visit here, prepare your change of clothes, because it feels incomplete if you have not felt the fresh and splashy Banyumala waterfall. The flow of water is clear, coming from mountain springs, even because it is clear, the bottom of the pool looks quite clear.
Views of cliffs from natural rocks look stunning framing the beauty of this waterfall. Treats and natural charm can treat your boredom, the nuances of cool, ari and beautiful nature make your body and mind refreshed.
There are many streams of water on cliff rocks that look so beautiful to decorate this Banyumala waterfall. The main waterfall is centered and high divided into two streams of water, in the center of the split is overgrown with grove of trees and shrubs, thus adding to its uniqueness.
You will get a special experience when visiting here, whether it’s enjoying a trekking trip or while enjoying its beautiful, calm and peaceful nature. As a nature tourism lover, of course you also have to take care of this place to keep it clean by not littering, or if you can pick up plastic trash and throw it in its place, so that nature is kept beautiful and clean.
Then tour stop at followed spot:
Gobleg Hill twin lake view
For those of you who love nature tourism, this place is suitable for you to visit, namely Bukit Kembar Gobleg Buleleng. Gobleg Hill gives you the beauty of an amazing panorama when you are at its peak. Certainly when you have come to Bukit Gobleg you will see amazing view.
Gobleg Buleleng Twin Hill is a hill where when you are on the hill your eyes will be spoiled with a vast and beautiful landscape. From the top of Bukit Gobleg you can see the beauty of Lake Buyan and Lake Tamblingan.
At Gobleg Hill there is a viewing post which is a spot to see the scenery from a height. For visitors who come to the Bukit Gobleg can parking at the parking area at southern spot where we have local man who assist the visitors for parking safety.
In the area next to the viewing post there are also several restaurants and cafes. You who want to rest while eating and drinking can pause there. So, when visiting these natural attractions, you don’t need to worry about preparing supplies.
Panorama from the top of the height on Bukit Kembar Gobleg Buleleng:
The peak of Gobleg Hill is quite high, from this peak you can see various types of scenery. As on the right side, you can see the beauty of Lake Tamblingan. You might not be able to see it in its entirety, but it will not reduce the beauty of the surrounding Lake Tamblingan surrounded by thick trees.
On the left side, you will find a view of Lake Buyan. Lake Buyan with a mountainous background behind it, really becomes a scene that is so exotic. In addition, you can also see the settlements on the shores of Lake Buyan lined up neatly lengthwise and look small.
Pretty interesting scenery around that is in Bukit Gobleg. The beauty of the lake, mountains, trees, other plants, settlements and others feels so harmonious and neat. In the morning, maybe you can see a variety of birds flying while singing. The situation at Bukit Gobleg is so beautiful and still original. There are still not many tourists coming, so for those of you who want to calm down, Bukit Gobleg is right to be visited.
For those of you who have a hobby of photography, this place is perfect. You can make a panorama around Bukit Gobleg as your photo object. Not only professional photographers can take pictures in the Bukit Kembar Gobleg Buleleng area. You who like to take a selfie, Bukit Gobleg, you can also make a photo background. Surely the resulting photo will look amazing to be posted on your instagram.
Facilities Around the Bukit Kembar Gobleg Buleleng:
Around the Bukit Gobleg area there are also many lodgings ranging from hotels, homestays, villas, to resorts. Those of you who want to find a place to stay when vacationing at Bukleg Gobleg don’t need to worry about the problem of lodging.
Bukit Gobleg or Bukit Kembar Gobleg is on the edge of Munduk Wanagiri Highway, Gobleg Village, Banjar District, Buleleng Regency, Bali. tourists who want to go to Lake Tamblingan from Bedugul or Denpasar will pass Bukit Gobleg.
Surely this nature tour in Bukit Gobleg you will be spoiled by the beauty of the surroundings. So, don’t forget to enter Gobleg Hill into your vacation list. Also invite your friends to enjoy the beauty of this Gobleg Hill.
Wanagiri Hidden Hills
Trip today will be stop at Wanagiri is a new tourist spot for selfies in Bali that is now the most trendy and hits, especially for young people as you can find on a bridge made of a series of bamboo sticks and a swing, the location of this selfie tour in Banjar Yeh Ketipat, the hilltop of Pakraman village Wanagiri, Sukasada District, Kab. Buleleng, Bali.
The making of the platform against the background of the beauty of Lake Buyan was the first time the idea of the merchants across the street making a place to relax while enjoying food accompanied by the beauty of beautiful views of the lake, hills and valleys.
The visitor’s enthusiasm is very high, every passing person takes the time to eat, also looks for an ideal place to relax, especially if it can be a selfie photo with a place that is uniquely designed, so that it becomes a new tourist attraction and instagramable tourist attractions in Bali that are frequently visited.
A selfie place in the peak area of Wanagiri, not only is the bridge interesting, on top of it is a large tree, so it becomes a sturdy place to tie an iron chain to a swing, this swing is a special place for those who want to get spectacular photos with background behind the beauty of Lake Buyan.
If you are a phobia with height, you do not need to try this swing, although it is safe, its position feels quite high above the steep ravine, to go up to the swing place a special place has been prepared with the help of a local guide.
The swing is needed only for selfies not to swing because it will be quite dangerous. You can photograph yourself or with your beloved partner, local officers are always stand by ready to help take pictures from a designated place, so they can produce spectacular photos.
In addition to swings and platforms there is also a wooden plot of 3 m2, with the style of selfie sitting relaxed looking at the lake into several selfie tourism options in the peak area of Wanagiri. Many visitors who come to this place only to enjoy the beautiful view of the lake from the height of the hill, as well as to get the results of beautiful selfies.
Every day there are always a lot of visitors, but if you can take pictures in this place when you are on vacation, you have to get ready to queue, that’s why if you want to take photos more freely in the tourist area of Puncak Wanagiri, come on weekdays outside of holidays. because while this place is very trend and hits.
Actually there are a number of places in the peak area of Wanagiri for selfies of several places after the aforementioned exhibition, there are other platforms with distinctive features, maybe you need to go on a journey of a few kilometers on this route to be able to find other selfie photo attractions.
Cool hilltop nuances with natural panoramas beneath the lake and the surrounding hills, always become an interesting place to be immortalized, moreover there are creative places to design the place to be a place for selfies that are now in trend and again hits.
Ticket prices to enter selfies in the peak tourist area of Wanagiri are, for children and adults Rp. 10,000 / person, including selfies on the bridge and swings, while for selfies on the wooden board, an additional fee of Rp. 5,000 / person is charged. The price of the entrance ticket is relatively cheap compared to what you can enjoy and the sensation you feel.
Visiting a tourist attraction in Bali is a new experience in your trip with your beloved partner or with colleagues or family. Take a tour to this area you can visit other nearby tourist attractions such as Lake Buyan, Lake Tamblingan Banyumala Waterfall and Munduk Waterfall.
How to get to the Wanagiri object ?
To go to this attraction from the direction of Denpasar, from Denpasar Bali Airport about 2 hours drive,to the direction of the Bedugul tourist attraction, then continue the journey towards Singaraja, after arriving at the top of the hill Wanagiri area, then turn left towards the village of Gobleg, go straight towards Singaraja city and Gitgit waterfall.
After turning left follow the main road, a few kilometers you will meet the platform and swing in Yeh Ketipat hamlet, the peak area of Wanagiri, Sukasada, Buleleng Regency, the location is to the left side of the highway. If you continue the journey again, you will meet other platforms in the area, as well as a number of places to relax for selfies.
Bali Handara Gate Selfie Spot
Stop also at one of the famous selfi spot named: Bali Gate Handara is one of the most popular photography hotspots among tourists and photography lovers. This Handara Iconic Gate has recently become a very popular location for tourists and locals to visit for their extraordinary exposure on Instagram’s social media platform.
The Handara Gate is surrounded by lush green mountains, crater lakes and equatorial rainforests which create a dramatic backdrop into well-preserved hampgrass bentgrass greens. This area is located on the Bedugul plateau with several other beautiful attractions that are close to explore. As; Pura Ulun danu Bratan, and Hidden Hill Wanagiri.
How to get to Bali Handara Gate?
Bali Handara Gate is easily accessible from any area in Bali, located on the main road that passes through the Bedugul plateau in 10 minutes or 4.2 km from Ulun Danu Temple.
It takes 2.5 hours by car from the Kuta area, 2, 5 hours drive from Denpasar Ngurah Rai International Airport, 2 hours from Seminnyak, and a 45-minute drive from Lovina area in northern Bali.
But if you are from Candidasa and you have to drive northwest about 2.5 – 3 hours.
Is there no public transportation to Bali Handara Gate, so we recommend renting a scooter or car with a driver and taking a tour of North Bali to find some of the best hidden gems!
A visit to the Bali Handara Gate is subject to an entry fee of IDR 30,000 per person, both for domestic and foreign tourists.
Tickets can be purchased at the ticket counter located right in front of the Handara Gate. When you pay, you will receive a ‘Selfie Ticket’ as a receipt!
And payments must be cash in Indonesian Rupiah (IDR), so please prepare small cash before you come here. Then make a beautiful picture in front of the Handara Gate with beautiful views of the green scenery and the giant exotic Balinese traditional gate as your background.
Address of Handara Gate?
Handara Gate is located on Jalan Raya Singaraja – Denpasar, Pancasari, Sukasada Regency, Singaraja Regency, Bali. The gate can be found at the entrance to Handara Golf & Resort Bali which is located in the central highlands of Bali. The gate / entrance to the golf course is very clearly located on the side of the road.
When is the best time to visit Handara Gate?
If you want to get good photos, the best time to visit Handara Gate is at sunrise during the rainy season, which runs from October to April. Although the best time to visit Bali in terms of the best weather is April, May, June and September, before and after the holiday season.
However, there is no special opening time for the gate because it is only on the side of the main road so you are free to go at any time
What is expected at the Bali Handara Gate?
Visit the current icon area to give you unforgettable memories. Make a beautiful picture in front of the Bali Handara Gate with beautiful views of the green landscape and the exotic giant traditional Balinese gates as your background. Pamper your eyes with the incredible green environment, beautiful scenery, and stunning backdrops of smoky green hills between gates that create perfect images.
If you live in a resort located on a golf course, you will be able to take photos in front of the gate for free. The dark Balinese style and the large size of the gate look amazing in the photos which makes it a very popular place for tourists and Instagrammers.
It’s best to go there as soon as possible to defeat the crowd. In the early hours of the morning you will also be able to catch some shining rays of light. Handara Gate is the main entrance to Handara Golf & Resort Bali. The hotel offers world-class golf courses in majestic surroundings, comfortable hotel and cottage accommodation and a wonderful dining experience.
Handara Golf & Resort Bali is located in Pancasari Bedugul Village, the central highlands of Bali and is located below an extinct volcanic crater at an altitude of nearly 1,400 meters (almost 4,000 feet) above sea level.
Bali Handara Gate History?
In 1974 – (Ibnu Sutowo), known as the father of Golf in Indonesia, began building Bali Handara Country Club to share his love of Golf and to provide employment for the local community.
Golf Course 18 A stunning hole designed by the five-time British Open Champion, Peter Thomson, with his design partner, Michael Wolveridge and Ronald Fream.
1976 – After two years of development Bali Handara Country Club opens its doors to welcome golfers from all over the world, including many high-ranking officials and heads of state from various countries.
1979 – Golf Magazine Selection Committee selects Bali Handara Country Club as one of the 50 Best Courses in the World.
1986 – Bali Handara Country Club forms a joint venture with Kosaido Club Japan and this step strengthens Bali Handara’s position on the Japanese market. The name was later changed to Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club.
2008 – At the end of the partnership with Kosaido, the company was re-branded. It was later named Bali Handara Golf & Country Club.
2012 – An unfortunate year for Handara. After a week of continuous rain, the trees around the resort were unable to withstand heavy rains that caused landslides that damaged the east wing.
2015 – With a complete renovation of luxury hotel rooms and suites, Handara Golf & Resort Bali is launched to the public.
Now – a very popular location for tourists and locals to visit because of their great exposure on Instagram’s social media platform.
The Beautiful Temple of Ulun Danu Beratan
Our highlight stop will be at Ulun Danu Beratan Lake Temple is located in the end of Beratan lake, which is located in the Bedugul tourist area, Candikuning village, Baturiti sub-district, Tabanan district, Bali. With a distance of approximately 56 km from the city of Denpasar by passing the Denpasar – Singaraja highway.
Ulun Danu Bratan Temple is a very famous Hindu holy temple on the island of Bali and when the lake of Bratan rises / pairs then the temple of Ulun Danu will look like floating on water.
History of Ulun Danu Temple Beratan Bedugul Bali
The Ulun Danu Bratan temple’s history can be based on archeological data and historical data are contained in the Mengwi Babad ejection. Based on the archaeological data found and located on the front page of Ulun Danu Bedugul Temple, there are various stone boards and stone boards which have existed since megalithic times, around 500 BC.
The two artifacts have hitherto been placed on the terrace page (babaturan) of Ulun Danu temple. It is located in Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, the location of the temple has been used since the era of the megalithic tradition on the island of the gods.
Based on the Babad Mengwi, I Gusti Agung, the founder of the Mengwi Kingdom before being founded the Taman Ayun Temple, not explained in the Mengwi when exactly lontar babad he was founded by Ulun Danu Beratan Temple , but explained about the establishment of Taman Ayun temple and its ceremony on the day of Anggara Medangsia Kliwon, year Çaka 1556 (in 1634 AD).
Based on the description of the Chronicle It is known that Ulun Danu Bratan Temple was established before the year Saka 1556 by I Gusti Agung Putu. Since the founding of the temple, Mengwi’s kingdom has become peaceful and prosperous and the community has dubbed him “I Gusti Agung Sakti”
The complex of Ulun Danu Beratan Temple consists of 5 temples and a Buddhist stupa:
- Penataran Agung Temple:
The great upgrading of the Temple can be seen passing Bentar Temple (separate Gate) towards Beratan. This is a temple to worship the greatness of God in His manifestations as Tri Purusha Shiva, namely Shiva, Sada Siwa, and Parama Shiva to invoke the gift of fertility, prosperity, human welfare, and for the balance of the universe.
- Dalem Purwa Temple:
Inside this temple, there are 3 main winners, Pelinggih Dalem Purwa, as a place to worship Goddess Durga and Lord Rudra who are worshiped as sources of prosperity, Bale Murda Manik (Bale Pemaruman) as a place for parum / meeting / discussion, and Bale is a place to put down the ceremony offerings. Pelinggih in this temple faces east, which is located on the southern edge of Lake Beratan.
- Beji Temple Park:
This temple serves to perform the Ngebejiang ceremony (ritual purification of ceremonial facilities), and to invoke Tirta (holy water). in Pura Beji Park also serves as a place for Melasti (Hindu cleansing and cleansing ceremony in Bali) for the surrounding community and local residents.
- Lingga Temple Plot:
This temple is often found on the Rp. 50,000. Inside the Lingga Temple, this plot contains the sacred and sacred well that stores Tirta Ulun Danu (Ulun Danu Holy Water). Apart from that, in this temple there is also a white phallus flanked by red stones and black stones. Lingga Petak Temple (Pura Ulun Danu Bratan) is a great source of fertility from Lake Beratan. There are 2 stops here namely Pelinggih which has a roof / overlapping Eleven (Pelinggih Meru Tumpang Solas) facing south, and Pelinggih which has 3 overlays / roofs, each of which faces the four corners of the wind direction.
- Prajapati Temple:
Prajapati Temple is located under a large banyan tree, this temple serves as the goddess Durga’s gathering place. Pelinggih faces west and becomes the first temple to go through the entrance ticket before entering the Bratan lake area.
- Buddhist Stupa:
In the Ulun Danu Bratan Temple area, there is also a Buddhist Stupa. This stupa signifies harmony in religious life. This Buddhist stupa faces southward which is located outside of the main area of the Ulun Danu Beratan temple complex.
Ulun Danu Temple Beratan Bedugul is very famous for its beauty which makes this place a favorite tourist spot on the island of Bali. There are also a large parking lot and souvenir shops for tourists visiting the tourist attractions.
After tour, transfer back to your hotel in Candidasa (or other area).
Enjoy your holiday in Bali with us.
Highlight stop of the tour
- Amazing morning day pick up from your hotel.
- Visiting Banyumala Waterfall.
- Visiting Gobleg hill for twin lake viewing.
- Visiting Wanagiri photo selfie spot. Entrance ticket stop includes, if you take some photo shoot from different bridge, swing spot and others will be personal charge.
- Lunch at Local restaurant with Indonesian food.
- Visiting Bali Handara Gate Selfie Spot.
- Visiting Ulun Danu Lake Temple
- Transfer back to hotel after all tour is done.
What To Wear & Bring?
Modest cloth, shoes or flip flop, short or long, hat, camera, sun glasses, sun lotion, insect repellent and cash or credit card for drinks and souvenir.
CBT-107 SUPER DEAL:
*** PRICE PER PERSON ***
(Minimum 2 adult)
- Private tour with fully air–conditioned car
- English speaking driver
- All entrance ticket at scheduled stop.
- Free sarong for enter The Temple
- Parking Fee
- Toll Fee
Price Excludes: Drinks, tips for driver and other personal expenses.
Terms & Condition:
- A minimum 2 Adult (two) participants is required to join the tour
- For single traveller additional 50% charge
- Child: 3 – 11 years old at 25% off.
- Infant under 3 years Free of charge
- Reasonable and fair price, that means NO HIDDEN FEES
- Payment either in USD, Rupiah, or other currencies based on the latest exchange rates.
- Payment by Online Credit Card required 3% additional charge.
- Price includes Government tax.
- Get special discount for group booking.
Additional info :
- Hotel pickup and drop-off mainly from Candidasa.
- Others: Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Ubud, Seminyak, Legian, Canggu, Kuta, Airport (Tuban), Jimbaran, Sanur, Saba Beach, Denpasar City, Nusa Dua or Tanjung Benoa.
- If you want get wet at Banyumala waterfall, please bring swim suit, extra dry cloths, towel, sun lotion, insect repellent.
Bali Natural Charm and Waterfall Tour
CBT-107: Bali Natural Charm and Waterfall Tour. This tour will take you to see the natural beauty of Bali Twin lake, Lake Temple of Pura Ulun Danu, Wanagiri hill, Bali Handara Gate photo stop and discover the hidden waterfall of Banyumala.