While Bali, in general, is associated with beaches and tropical weather, you can expect something different in Bedugul Bali. Surrounded by natural scenery like the natural lake and greenery forest, this highland area, with an altitude of 1500 meters (4921 ft.) above sea level, is located around 48 kilometers (30 miles) north of the Denpasar Bali, or approximately two hours ride from Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport. The temperature ranges from 24°C (75°F) at night to 30°C (86°F) daytime.
Perama shuttle bus provides its service daily to and from Candikuning Market in Bedugul Bali, from and to many destinations around Bali. To get around Bedugul Bali, you can rent a motorbike or car, or hire a local driver for the day.
Top Destinations in Bedugul Bali
Pura Ulun Danu Beratan, or Pura Beratan, is a magnificent Bali water temple located in the Lake Beratan complex in Bedugul Bali. Just like in most temples in Bali, guests visiting this temple are suggested to dress appropriately, such as no shorts -- otherwise, guests can rent Balinese sarong for a small fee.
Other than Lake Beratan, there are also two other natural lakes nearby: Buyan Lake and Tamblingan Lake, lying side by side, whose beauty can be seen from the top.
Some locals also love to visit Bali Botanical Garden, or Kebun Raya Eka Karya, during the weekends, which best for a far-away-picnic from the city. Here, some older kids or adults can also play in Bali Treetop Adventure Park for more adventurous activity.
Best Things to Do in Bedugul Bali
Bedugul has many attractions and things to do, including for small kids or family, such as:
- Visiting the botanical park and spending relaxing time outdoor with fresh air in a forest area
- Picking strawberries right from the trees in the strawberry farms
- Buying some fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, and spices in a local traditional market
- Exploring some nearby waterfalls around the area
Bedugul Bali Waterfalls
Bedugul area has tons of beautiful waterfall to explore, such as Banyumala Waterfall, Gitgit Waterfall, Banyu Wana Amertha Waterfall, Pucak Manik Waterfall, Munduk Waterfall, Leke-Leke Waterfall, Sekumpul Waterfall, Pengempu Waterfall, Melanting Waterfall. If you want to hunt for more, some other waterfalls are available in north of Bedugul Bali, which is in Singaraja regions, such as Gitgit Waterfall, Tembok Barak Waterfall, Desa Musi Waterfall, Aling-Aling Waterfall, and Sambangan Secret Garden or Kroya Waterfall.
Accommodations in Bedugul Bali
Bedugul Bali has wide ranges of accommodation to choose, such as, more premium options including Handara Golf & Resort Bali, Anaheim Villa Lake Buyan, Munduk Sari Villa; and budget alternatives and camping grounds, including Taman Rekreasi Bedugul, The Silas Agrotourism, Kubu Strawberry Farm Bali, Buyan Resort, Puri Sunny Camp.