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15 Things to Do in Bedugul Bali #Instagrammable Spots

by Hindarko Luh Setyawanto

Bedugul is a popular tourist area located in the mountains of central Bali, about 50 kilometers north of Denpasar. The area, which includes Bedugul, Candi Kuning, Pancasari, Pacung and Wanagiri, is located at an altitude of 700 meters more. The cool atmosphere and the green landscape are characteristic of Bedugul, as is the case in Puncak Bogor. By the way, you should spend some time visiting Puncak. There is a lot of things to do in Puncak.

It is not difficult to get to Bedugul. You can come through Ngurah Rai International Airport, Denpasar. Take a minute to get around in this area. There are many things to do near Bali Airport . In Denpasar you can rent a car. Car rental rates range from Rp 400,000 to Rp 600,000 for 10 hours, including gasoline and driver costs. If you want cheaper, you can rent a motorcycle that charges Rp 60,000 to Rp 80,000 per day.

Bedugul has many attractions, starting from nature tourism to agro tourism. The beauty of nature and the cool atmosphere will make you happy to spend the holidays here. So guys, let’s see the best things to do in Bedugul Bali Indonesia.

1. Visiting Lake Beratan

Lake Beratan is located at an altitude of 1,240 meters above sea level. Temperature in this region during the day is 24 degree Celsius and at night 18 degree Celsius. The lake, which has a depth of 22 to 48 meters, has an area of about 375.6 hectares. Lake Beratan is used as a source of irrigation for the surrounding rice fields.

The scenery at Lake Beratan is really beautiful. You can enjoy the cool air while looking at the calm water with the backdrop of the mountains. If you want to surround Lake Beratan and feel the freshness of the water, you can rent a boat that costs Rp 70,000 / 30 minutes. In addition around the lake there are stalls selling Balinese souvenirs.

How to Get There

Lake Beratan is located in Bedugul, Candikuning Village, Baturiti, Tabanan Regency. The admission for domestic tourists is Rp 20,000 and foreign tourists is Rp 50,000. Opening hours is 8 am – 6 pm.

2. Visiting Ulun Danu Temple

Ulun Danu Temple is the main attraction of Lake Beratan. Its location that jutted into the middle of the lake makes this temple as if floating on the lake. Ulun Danu Temple was built in 1556 by King of Mengwi, I Gusti Agung Putu, as a form of gratitude after winning the war against I Gusti Ngurah Batu Tumpeng.

Ulun Danu Temple is used as a place of worship to Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of fertility and beauty that is believed to dwell in Lake Beratan. There are five temple buildings in Ulun Danu Temple complex. The temples have varying roof heights, ranging from three levels to eleven levels. Ulun Danu Temple is also used for the Melasti Ceremony, the ceremony to welcome Bali’s Day of Silence.

Entrance fee to Ulun Danu Temple has become one with entrance fee to Lake Beratan. So you do not have to pay again. Besides Ulun Danu Temple, another Balinese temple you should visit is Uluwatu Temple. Not only admire the beauty of the temple, there are many things to do near Uluwatu Temple.

3. Visiting Lake Buyan

Lake Buyan is just a 15-minute drive from Lake Beratan. Lake Buyan is located at an altitude of 1,350 meters above sea level so the weather in this region is always cool. Lake Buyan is part of Nature Tourism Park, which covers an area of 1.700 hectares overall.

Not far from Lake Buyan there is a camping ground that costs Rp 10,000 / person. You can spend the night under the sky sprinkled with stars while enjoying the peaceful atmosphere of Lake Buyan, waiting for the sunrise. In addition you can also take pictures on the bridge and swing that are devoted as a place of selfie by paying Rp 10,000. For souvenirs you can buy strawberries planted by the locals.

How to Get There

Lake Buyan is located in Pancasari Village, Sukasada, Buleleng Regency. There is no admission, you only need to pay parking fee.

4. Visiting Lake Tamblingan

Lake Tamblingan is next to Lake Buyan, only separated by forest area of 1 square kilometer. Lake Tamblingan has an area of about 1.9 square kilometer and a depth of 90 meters. As well as Lake Buyan, Lake Tamblingan also serves as a natural tourist location.

You can do trekking to explore the forest around Lake Tamblingan. To surround the lake or fishing, you can rent a boat owned by local residents (cost around Rp 100,000). You can also see some temples around the lake that are often used as the location of prewedding photos.

How to Get There

Lake Tamblingan is located between Munduk Village and Gobleg Village, Singaraja, Buleleng Regency. There is no admission, you only need to pay parking fee. Anyway Lake Tambingan is not the only atrraction in Singaraja. There are more things to do in Singaraja.

5. Visiting Bali Botanical Garden

Bali Botanical Garden is one of four botanical gardens in Indonesia other than Bogor Botanical Garden, Cibodas Botanical Garden and Purwodadi Botanical Garden. Bali Botanical Garden stores a collection of about 17,000 plants originating from Eastern Indonesia (Bali, Sulawesi, Nusa Tenggara, Maluku and Papua). In addition there is also a collection of orchids, cactus, begonia, fern, water plants and medicinal plants.

With a cool and beautiful atmosphere, Bali Botanical Garden is the perfect place for family picnics. Exercise can also be done here like jogging and healthy walking. Take time also to take pictures in the beautiful rose garden or in the replica of traditional house of Bali.

How to Get There

Bali Botanical Garden is located in Bedugul, Baturiti, Tabanan Regency. The admission for domestic tourists is Rp 9,000 and foreign tourists is Rp 17,000. Opening hours is 8 am – 6 pm. By the way if you have time, stop by the Bogor Botanical Garden, explore the city. You have many interesting things to do in Bogor.

6. Playing in Bali Treetop Adventure Park

Bali Treetop Adventure Park is located within Bali Botanical Garden. The place has a separate game arena for children and adults. Some of the rides are flying fox, flying swings, spider nets, suspended bridges, tarzan jumps, and many more.

The rides at Bali Treetop Adventure Park have different levels of difficulty. For children’s rides there is a minimum height requirement. The instructor will ensure each participant complies with safety procedures. It’s a great place to test your guts.

Bali Treetop Adventure Park ticket for children is 16 USD, adult is 24 USD and family is 63 USD. Opening hours is 8.30am – 6pm.

7. Shopping at Candi Kuning Traditional Market

Candi Kuning Traditional Market is located not far from Bali Botanical Gardens, only about 5 minutes away. The market, which covers an area of about 1 hectare, sells fresh fruits and vegetables grown by the residents of Candi Kuning. It also sold snacks such as spinach chips, boiled peanuts and sugar chips.

You can buy souvenirs at Candi Kuning Traditional Market such as Balinese mask, Balinese T-shirt and kendhang. If hungry you can enjoy a variety of culinary like meatballs, chicken satay and rabbit satay. And do not forget, be smart in bargaining here.

How to Get There

Candi Kuning Traditional Market is located in Candi Kuning Village, Baturiti, Tabanan Regency. It’s free entry, you only need to pay parking fee. Opening hours is 6 am – 6 pm.

More Attractions in Bedugul Bali

Indeed, here are more things to do in Bedugul Bali Indonesia:

8. Agro Tourism in Bali Strawberry

Mountain areas such as Bedugul are endowed with fertile ground. No wonder strawberries grow well here. You can easily find a strawberry seller by the side of the road. Strawberries that taste sweet acids are believed to be efficacious in preventing cancer and treating anemia.

If you want to pick strawberries yourself, come to Bali Strawberry. The place has a vast strawberry garden. While enjoying the fresh air of the mountains, you can pick strawberries as you please. This place also features gazebos made of bamboo, providing a Balinese atmosphere. While relaxing in the gazebo, you can order food from the Bali Strawberry‘s restaurant.

How to Get There

Bali Strawberry is located in Bedugul, Baturiti, Tabanan Regency. It’s free entry. Strawberry price is Rp 25,000 / 0.5 kg or Rp 40,000 / kg. Opening hours is 9 am-6 pm. Besides Bedugul, you can also find agro tourism in Badung. Spend time there, you will be surprised to see there are many things to do in Badung.

9. Visiting Jatiluwih Rice Terraces

Bali is not only famous for its white sandy beaches, but also with its beautiful green rice fields. Jatiluwih Rice Terraces is a must-visit place when you travel to Bedugul. Jatiluwih Rice Terraces is including Bali Cultural Landscape by UNESCO.

To see Jatiluwih Rice Terraces up close, you can do trekking down the rice field. If you are tired, you can rest while having lunch at one of the restaurants around with panoramic view of Jatiluwih Rice Terraces. Visiting this place is worth doing.

How to Get There

Jatiluwih Rice Terrace is located in Penebel Village, Tabanan Regency. The admission for domestic tourists is Rp 15,000 and foreign tourists is Rp 40,000. Opening hours is 6 am – 6 pm.

10. Culinary Tour : Betutu Chicken

It is not complete to Bali if you have not tasted Betutu Chicken. To taste the delicious Betutu Chicken, you must take the time to stop by Warung Nyoman Bedugul. The restaurant is always crowded by visitors. Almost all tourism bureaus include Warung Nyoman Bedugul into the mandatory visit in Bedugul.

Betutu Chicken is cooked with a variety of distinctive spices to produce a savory taste and soft. Typical aroma is really intriguing. Chicken Betutu is usually served with lawar (Balinese vegetable) and sambal matah. The most delicious way to eat it is by using the hand.

How to Get There

Warung Nyoman Bedugul is located at Pacung Street, Bedugul, Baturiti, Tabanan Regency. Food prices start from Rp 35,000. Opening hours is 10 am – 10 pm.

11. Visiting Sugeng Ariawan Arts Gallery

Bali is famous for its painting and sculpture. Art for the people of Bali is a tradition derived from the ancestors and a pillar of Balinese culture. Moreover art in contemporary Balinese culture has developed into an industry that has high selling value.

In Bedugul there is a decent art gallery to visit. Sugeng Ariawan Arts Gallery is one of the galleries in Bali that offers high quality paintings. This gallery features Balinese paintings such as the beauty of Ulun Danu Temple, Balinese life, Balinese mythological creatures, etc.

How to Get There

Sugen Ariawan Arts Gallery is located in Bedugul, Pasar Merta Sari, Tabanan Regency. It’s free entry. Opening hours 9 am – 9 pm.

12. Visiting Secret Garden Village

Secret Garden Village has the concept of educational tourism. You will be invited to see Beauty Heritage Museum while getting explanation from the guide. The museum stores a variety of equipment used to create traditional beauty herbs. In the Mini Factory you can see the process of making soap and handbody from the beginning of production to packaging.

There is also a Mini Theater that plays movies about all sundries of beauty products and body treatments. For souvenirs you can buy various beauty products in Beauty Store. Secret Garden Village is open to all ages, men and children can also visit here.

How to Get There

Secret Garden Village is located in Bedugul, Mekarsari, Baturiti, Tabanan Regency. The admission for domestic tourists is Rp 50,000 and foreign tourists is Rp 100,000. Opening hours 9 am – 8 pm.

Ok guys, now you know the best things to do in Bedugul Bali Indonesia. No doubt Bedugul has the best Places To Visit in Indonesia with its beautiful nature. Let’s visit Bedugul Bali Indonesia..!

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