If you love WATERFALLS then Bali is the destination to head to, there are many to choose from around the island. Many can be accessed around the island easily or by trekking through the stunning landscapes that Bali has to offer. In most of the waterfalls you can take as swim or relax in the rock pools around them, so don’t forget to bring some swimwear and towel. Also photographers will love the breath taking sights of the waterfalls and surrounding picturesque sights. We have put together 5 waterfalls to check out in Bali on your next trip there.
ALING ALING WATERFALLS
Located in the North of Bali, not far from Singaraja, Aling Aling waterfalls can be reached via paths through rice fields, one you get there you will have to go 100 steps down to reach the incredible falls, the falls are suitable for swimming (however be careful on the slippery rocks and steps around the falls). The falls are approx 35 metres high.
Located very close to Ubud, and one of the most visited falls in Bali. Be warned it gets quite busy here, so if you want to visit when less crowds are there try coming early in the morning. The drive to the falls are lovely as you will pass through several villages and at the falls there are many stalls to pick up some traditional arts and crafts or clothing. Also if you don’t feel like walking down to the falls you can sit at one of the many restaurants with views of the waterfalls whilst enjoying a fresh cold coconut. However if you do venture down you can take a dip in the waterfalls or have a few selfie’s take with the magnificent 25 metre falls in the background.
Singsing waterfall is one of North Bali’s hidden gems, nature lovers will love visiting this waterfall due to the stunning hills and villages in the area. The waterfalls are also located near Lovina beach and Singaraja. To reach the falls it takes about 20 minutes although the falls are not very high it makes a relaxing place to visit.
Sekumpul waterfall is one of Bali’s most scenic and stunning natural attractions.The waterfalls are 7 streams of water that flow over the bamboo forested valley. The falls are reached by trekking through the village of Sekumpul. The falls are around 80 meters high and if you don’t want to trek to it you can view the waterfalls from the gazebos on the roadside.
Also referred to by locals as Air Terjun Tirta Kuning. Banyumala requires a bit of trekking to get to, it is located in the green valleys of the Wanagiri village in Buleleng, North Bali. Pathways down to the falls have been made to allow easier access. This is a lovely peaceful setting to enjoy nature and the beautiful falls.
Once you reach Bali there are many tour companies and private tour drivers that can arrange for you to visit several of the waterfalls on the island.
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