Prepare yourself, the end of the year is near. In the time like this, people are scheduling their activities, fulfilling all their jobs to finally be able to enjoy the sweet free days on the New Year. Usually, the holiday starts from Christmas to the last day of December, which is a week or so in total. If you don’t have a plan yet, the holiday will be waste for sure. That’s why you need some places that great and also give you the great experience in a vacation.
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The perfect place to get them is Bali island. As you may know already, this Godly island has several things to do. There are even some places that can be considered as the natural wonders in Bali island, which you can not find anywhere else. All people around the world come to the island just for having a good time with their family and friends in the wonderful locations that spread across the island. However, the natural wonders in Bali that already mentioned previously are as follow :
1. Sekumpul Waterfall
The first location that included inside the natural wonders in Bali is the Sekumpul Waterfall. This jewel that is hidden on the northern side of Bali island is said to be the most beautiful waterfall on the island. Of course, the people are saying that because of the fact that this waterfall is still virgin, located in the forest area far away from humans.
Like its name, Sekumpul, this waterfall is actually a group of small waterfalls that combined into one big stream of a waterfall. In total there are seven of them that spread on the high cliffs and combining into one Sekumpul Waterfall. Most of the area is covered in green vegetations, making the location looks cooler and very refreshing.
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2. Bunut Bolong Tree
In Indonesia, people still believe in myth and legend. Including in Bali island, where the religious and culture are still very thick. On this island, you may notice that there are some big trees planted anywhere. People consider them as the sacred trees and they covered them with this kind of clothing with a black and white motif.
However, not all trees in Bali are sacred, like this one, for example, a big gigantic tree name Bunut Bolong tree. The tree is located right on the middle of the road, so the vehicles can pass through it via its hole. The Balinese people say that this tree has a myth that if there’s couple passing the hole of the tree, their relationship will end shortly. If you want to challenge yourself, you can take your loved one to this place and prove the myth.
3. Blahmantung Waterfall
As we previously mentioned in the previous articles, there are actually hidden attractions that still exist up to this very day on Bali island. Only some people have covered them in their journey, either on purpose or not. Most of them are the waterfalls that mostly located inside the forest area, just like this Blahmantung Waterfall.
The Blahmantung Waterfall is not that popular, even though it looks so beautiful. The only reason is the location of it, which is in an area near the cliffs that far away from the coffee garden. It’s also far from local houses, some locals even don’t realize its existence. However, the Blahmantung waterfall seems to be a great destination for everyone who wants to refresh themselves in the natural wonders in Bali.
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4. Yeh Leh Beach
Talking about the myth on Bali island, do you want to visit a place mythical on the looks? In Bali island, you can visit a place name Yeh Leh Beach, a beach with the stones and sometimes fog that making it looks so fantastical. Despite it mythical looks, the Yeh Leh beach is actually popular for all the people who have fishing as their hobby.
The location of this beach is on the border between Jembrana Regency and Tabanan. As you can see in the picture, the beach doesn’t have the usual sand that most beaches have. But instead, you can get a view of the stones that can make the looks of the beach greater, especially during special moments like sunrise and sunset.
5. Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon
The next hidden attraction in the natural wonders in Bali is the Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon. As you may know already, there are pictures of this hidden canyon in Bali. Because of them, many people around the world are willing to spend their money to go to this very island just to see the Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon, because it’s one of a kind.
Oh, the location of this attraction is in the Guwang Village, Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali. If you don’t know where to go, you can always ask the locals for the way. In the canyon, you can see how beautiful the places are. Many visitors say that even the stones have some kind of form that resembling human and animal faces. Because of that and many other reasons, the Beji Guwang Canyon is indeed famous not for locals only but also foreigners.
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6. Gemitir Flower Garden
The next one is Gemitir Flower Garden. If you are a girl or giving your girlfriend a company when vacationing in Bali island, then this attraction can be a suitable place for you two. The place is indeed romantic with all the flowers. The place is not as famous as now then, because there was no single thing that can fulfill the indications to be an attraction.
However, the garden of vegetables from locals turned into one of the beautiful attractions in Bali island because of the existence of American flowers, Marigold. These orange flowers were planted massively on the soil of the garden. Many travelers and tourists then started to visit this place in order to see the flowers. And now, the Gemirit Flower Garden is mostly visited by teenagers who want to take wonderful pictures with them.
7. Aling-aling Waterfall
We already told you about Aling-aling waterfall in the previous article. But we’re gonna remind you again about this beautiful waterfall in case you missed it. The Aling-aling waterfall is actually not a private attraction. But, because of usually there are not many tourists on the spot, the visitors would consider this place as their own, even though it’s not true.
Aside from the very private situation around it, Aling-aling waterfall can also provide you with the refreshing water that comes from the nearest water sources on the higher land. The temperature is really cold here because of its location. But despite the condition, many visitors would take off their jacket and swim on its clear water. The Aling-aling waterfall has about 12 meters high, not that high as the other waterfalls. But surely it can give you an amazing experience of exploring the natural wonders in Bali.
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8. Mende Hill
Another place that should be included inside the natural wonders in Bali is the Mende Hill. This special hill that located in Subaya village of Kintamani, Bangli regency, Bali is always attraction so many tourists both local and foreign. Even though the trek is surely not easy to reach, but all the tourists wouldn’t give up till they reach the top of Mende Hill. The hard journey would be easier because of the wonderful view this place provided for you. You can walk on a thin trek with the forest and hill on the right and left side of you. It can be a little challenging.
But in the end, it’s always worth the work. Even though the road is not an easy one, but surprisingly, the people who visit this attraction are mostly couples instead of the actual hikers. Without the decent hiking equipment, they can even hike the hill and reach the top with their loved one. Is that the power of love or the power of Mende Hill’s beauty?
Aside from the eight locations above, we also have the other list containing more natural wonders in Bali that you can easily find. Sometimes it’s really easy to find them because you can see directly the guide that can help you. But, some of them that include in this list is considered the hidden ones, so you may need an extra effort to find them. However, those places are :
- Lake Tamblingan
- Lake Buyan
- Karma Kandara Beach
- Tegalalang Rice Terrace
- Double Six Beach
- The Secret Garden
- Pasih Uwug
The article of the natural wonders in Bali island, Indonesia, ends here. So, you can see that Bali island surely has the potential to become a perfect holiday destination for basically everyone around the globe. They can find the wonderful ones, very exclusive and wonderful places.