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10 Best Waterfalls In Bali To Hear The Music Of Nature


What is it about the waterfalls in Bali that we find so endlessly fascinating? Is it their raw power, giving us perspective on our minimal significance in the world? Is it merely their aesthetic beauty, creating a sense of peace as we sit spellbound in their presence? Despite the reasons why you just can't stop watching waterfalls. There's one thing common in all the waterfalls: Visiting them appears to enhance our psychological, passionate and physical prosperity, giving a reason to work out, improved breath, an opportunity to unwind, and more profound gratefulness for our chance here on Earth.

Even the Indonesian Gem, Bali is also blessed with many waterfalls. Yes, that's true. Bali has many cascading falls that will drench your heart out with their beauty, roaring sound and even natural pools. If you are one those smart folks who are making the Bali holiday goals right by travelling to Bali, we have listed down the 10 best waterfalls in Bali which will make you fall for the tropical paradise again and again. Have a look!

1. Tegenungan Waterfall

10 Best Waterfalls In Bali To Hear The Music Of Nature-1 If you are one of the nature lovers who happen to be staying in Ubud during their Bali holidays, Tengenungan Waterall is the closest attraction of its kind which can be reached within half an hour transfer south-east from Ubud. It takes a pleasant drive down paved village roads lined with stretches of green rice fields on both sides to reach this natural wonder of Bali. Bebek Tamarind is the largest restaurant nearby where you satiate your hunger palates with its signature Balinese style crispy fried duck and is an excellent spot to hang out before or after going down to Tegenungan Waterfall.

Location: It's located just about 10 kilometres outside Ubud, next to Tegenungan village.

Entry Fees: 50 INR

2. Git Git Waterfall

10 Best Waterfalls In Bali To Hear The Music Of Nature-2 Being one of the most famous waterfalls in Bali, Gitgit Waterfall is not just one fall, but a series of many beautiful falls. All you have to do is keep your eyes peeled as there are little waterfalls everywhere. As villages and clove plantations cover this waterfall, you are sure to spend a lot of time here. It is going to be a refreshing experience to hike to this place where the birds take turns to sing. The air is pretty cold and gradually gets colder when you approach the waterfall making it a perfect place to relax at! Though the water is chilly, we highly recommend you take a dip at the top.

Location: It lies in Ambengan village, Sukasada, Buleleng. The distance from Denpasar is about 70 kilometres.

Entry Fees: 100 INR

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3. Banyumala Waterfall

10 Best Waterfalls In Bali To Hear The Music Of Nature-3 Only if you’re feeling really adventurous will you make it to this waterfall as the road down to it is hardly big enough for a car, and extremely rough! The hike down is also steep and muddy. On the way down, however, you’ll notice that it is a combination of three waterfalls coming from every direction through the lush green vines making it look gorgeous! Which is why it is also called Banyumala twin waterfall The largest one is located in the center, and the other two are on the adjacent sides. It also has a cold pool of water for you to swim in where you can see the base of the pool, and there’s even a little changing room for you to put your suit on. Kudos!

If you are not able to swim, don't you worry. It can be the place for you to learn swimming. Just ensure to avoid the weekend because this place is usually crowded.

Location: It lies in Wanagiri village in Buleleng regency. The distance from Denpasar is about 65 kilometres.

Entry Fees: 100 INR

4. Sekumpul waterfall

10 Best Waterfalls In Bali To Hear The Music Of Nature-4 If you're looking for some challenges, Sekumpul should be the waterfall of your choice. You have to take the dirt road, many slippery steps and even crossing of a river to get there but it´s well worth the effort, and you get to walk through bamboo forests as well. What´s unique about Sekumpul is that there are actually seven waterfalls of different heights (up to 80 meters) and different water flows. It might make sense to pay a local to take you to the top, from where you´ll have the best view of the surroundings.

Location: It lies in Sekumpul village in Singaraja. The distance from Denpasar is about 77 kilometres.

Entry Fees: 100 INR

5. Aling Aling Waterfall

10 Best Waterfalls In Bali To Hear The Music Of Nature-5 Aling-Aling waterfalls in the North of Bali are called twin waterfalls as they are split at the top leaving two streams that fall at an entirely different speed. The 35-meter tall waterfalls, one of the tallest waterfall in Bali, are well worth the long and steep walk down. What will be waiting for you is not just a beautiful view, but also a small lagoon for swimming, a cliff jumping spot and natural water slides. Good things don't come easy comes to life at this waterfall as it will be quite a long hike through rice fields and down stairs to reach it but who’s complaining when the end result is so excellent, right?

Location: It lies in the North of Bali, in the village of Sambangan, approximately 10 kilometres from Singaraja and 80 kilometres from Denpasar.

Entry Fees: 50 INR

6. Munduk & Melanting waterfalls

10 Best Waterfalls In Bali To Hear The Music Of Nature-6 A 15-meter tall picturesque beauty, Munduk waterfall is neighboured by twin lakes which can be reached by a beautiful path through coffee plantations giving the trekkers perfect nature sights and sounds along with a forest route. Being a little bit taller than Munduk, Melanting waterfall is a short drive or around 30-minute walk from its sister offering a natural pool to splash in. If you are looking to find some inner peace, Munduk & Melanting waterfalls are the key!

Moreover, there is a restaurant at Munduk waterfall where you can enjoy some grub and a drink to refresh yourself, though the beauty of these waterfalls will do so!

Location: It lies in Munduk Village, Buleleng Regency. The distance from Denpasar is about 74 kilometres.

Entry Fees: 100 INR

7. Blahmantung Waterfall

10 Best Waterfalls In Bali To Hear The Music Of Nature-7 Also known as Blemantung, Blahmantung waterfall is a spectacular sight that isn't flooded with tourists. Residing amongst the many coffee plantations, you can almost smell the aroma of coffee in the air at Bhahmantung waterfall. Actually, there are three waterfalls. Being the best and one of the tallest waterfalls in Bali, it is a 50-meter tall beauty hidden behind a moderate 800-meter trek. It´s advised to get a water bottle with you. The rainforest air is fresh and cold though, and after your trek, you can enjoy soaking in the plunge pool below. Sounds good, right?

Location: It lies close to Pupuan in Tabanan regency, west part of Bali. The distance from Denpasar is about 74 kilometres.

Entry Fees: 100 INR

8. Jagasatru Waterfall

10 Best Waterfalls In Bali To Hear The Music Of Nature-8 Another waterfall not many people have heard about, Jagasatru Waterfall deserves to be in the best waterfalls in Bali list. So far this 40-meter is rarely even been visited by locals. You have to head in Karangasem regency to reach this waterfall but we advise you to ask locals for the directions, or you might end up getting lost in the woods(though you won't mind but you have to wait for more time for this exemplary beauty). Encompassed by trees and rocks, it is quite chilly here, and the air is refreshing. If you don't mind freezing a bit, swimming is possible. The fact that Jagasatru is considered to have a spiritual aura makes it the perfect location for meditation.

Location: It lies in Duda Timur village in Karangasem regency. The distance from Denpasar is about 60 kilometres.

Entry Fees: 20 INR

9. NungNung Waterfall

10 Best Waterfalls In Bali To Hear The Music Of Nature-9 Lying in the village of the same name, NungNung waterfall is a beautiful 50-meter tall waterfall that requires the adventure junkie inside you to unleash. Why is that so? Well, when you have to descend 509 steps, you need some adrenaline push from inside. It might get a little tiring, but the lush rice paddies, plantations and this beautiful natural wonder itself make it worth it. If you haven't heard the music of earth properly, stand at the bottom of the gorge and you'll be amazed by the thunderous sound of the water crashing down.

Location: It lies in Nungnung Village 35km North of Ubud, Bali.

Entry Fees: 100 INR

10. Penguyangan Waterfall

10 Best Waterfalls In Bali To Hear The Music Of Nature-10 Not the just waterfall but the journey to reach Penguyangan is sure to take your breath away. If you aren't fond of stairs or somehow are incapacitated in some way, then Penguyangan waterfall might not be your piece of cake. It takes a lot of walking over the challenging terrain which includes 200-meter cliff of very steep stairs to walk. Well, it requires a significant investment of time and energy to reach but witnessing this surreal thing made by nature makes it a fantastic experience for sure.

The waterfall is not the one you can swim beneath like you may have assumed, but there is natural spring nearby if you do fancy a dip.

Other waterfalls that you can visit are: Kanto Lampo waterfall, the village of sekumpul, tibumana waterfall, tukad cepung waterfall.

Location: It lies in Nusa Penida, a nearby island to Bali where the Insta-famed Kelingking beach is situated.

Entry Fees: 25 INR

No matter where you decide to go, every waterfall will leave you awestruck by its beauty and the warm, welcoming Balinese people to help you with the directions.

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