12 Best Things to Do in Buleleng Bali Indonesia
Buleleng is a regency located in Bali Island which is capitalized in Singaraja. Buleleng is a regency with the northern boundary bordering the Bali Sea, Jembrana Regency in the west, Karangasem regency in the east and Badung regency in the south.
Besides having the beauty of the beach and long coastline, it turns out that Buleleng district has a variety of natural beauty and scenery that remarkably beautiful. Because of that, Buleleng district became one of the districts that are very crowded with various tourists. Also, its easy to reach its location, thanks to various transportation ready to help you to go there.
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Like mentioned above, this regency has many of natural attractions that will spoil your eyes. Without further do, lets go to the first location, Lake Buyan. Thus, here are all the things to do in Buleleng Bali Indonesia.
1. Lake Buyan
Lake Buyan is one of the lakes in Bali, very famous because of its beauty. Unlike Beratan Lake, in Buyan we will never find any boats or other motorized vessels in this lake. Not because no one has, but this lake is devoted to nature tourism that is beautiful and natural thing without the intervention of any tech.
If you want to camping around it, don’t worry because in Buyan lake has been provided a special place for you to do camping activities called in the Dasong campground.
We can build our tent right on the edge of the lake. So when we wake up, we can directly see it face to face, plus a cup of warm coffee in the morning, must be great right? However, you’ll be charged with 10.ooo rupiahs, also if you want to rent a tent, it’ll cost about 150.000 rupiahs. So be sure to visit this magnificent lake.
2. Tamblingan Lake
The Tamblingan lake only has the smallest surface area than the other lakes, which is about 1.15 km². Yet this lake has a view that is not less beautiful and still natural. The beauty of the morning sun when rises adding the charm of this lake. For you who want to see around the lake and see all its beauty, can use a small boat owned by residents called the Pedahu. The shape of the Pedahu almost resembles a canoe and is widely used by the local people to catch fish. There is no motor boat in this lake in order to maintain the naturalness and sustainability of the lake.
Also, this lake which located on the north slope of Mount Lesung, Munduk Village, Banjar District, Buleleng Regency is surrounded by forest, so it has a cool air. Like the western lakes of bedugul and the lakeside lake next to it, the tamblingan lake is also formed in a large caldera. The location of this lake is included in the highlands because of its location which is at an altitude of more than 1,000 m above sea level. However, to enjoy all the beautiful things in here, you need to pay the entry ticket of 10.000 rupiahs. What beautiful lake as one of the best things to do in Buleleng Bali Indonesia.
3. Lovina Beach
Lovina Beach is a coastal tourist area that has a very calm sea water. This beach has a blackish-colored beach sand mixed with grains of white sand, and coupled with coral reefs and tropical fish that add to the beauty and became the mascot of tourist attractions in Buleleng. Location of Lovina Beach is at 7 km southwest of Singaraja Town. The dominating condition of Lovina Beach tour is the beauty of the various activities of dolphins that often appear in the morning.
You can find the dolphins about 1 km from the beach. Some are jumping to the surface, and some are just swimming. Very interesting action of them. Tourists who visit can hire a traditional fishing boat that is specially provided for sightseeing the dolphins in the middle of the sea. While heading out to sea to watch a dolphin show, you can also see the beautiful and natural waters of Lovina. However, you only need to pay the parking ticket to enter this beach, but if you want to see the dolphins show, you must rent a boat for about 150.000 rupiah. Its very cheap, compared to the uniqueness and also the cuteness of the dolphins.
4. Penimbangan Beach
This Tourism object in Singaraja Buleleng Bali is a tourist destination that you must visit because the charm of its beauty is second to none. Local residents of this beach are also very friendly to local tourists as well as foreign tourists. This a place is a recreation of local people, especially teenagers who want to relax, feel the fresh sea breeze and the waves, while enjoying the dishes at the beach stalls.
When the sea water recedes you can play on the edge of the beach, if there’s tidal wave you can only enjoy the stretch of blue sea only by seen it. This scene is combined with the beauty of rice fields on the other side. This coastal area is well managed and organized, they always kept it clean. The entry ticket is only 1.000 rupiahs, very good to visit.
5. West Bali National Park
West Bali National Park or known as TNBB has various types of wild floras and faunas that live in it. There are some rare species of flora and fauna that are also very protected by the government. This tourist attraction in buleleng has an area of 19,002.89 ha that holds various animals and floras that become the important assets of the national park.
However, West Bali National Park is not far from Singaraja Town or in the west from the tip of Buleleng regency. Also, this place is perfect to educate you, or maybe your family about the unique animals that exist in Indonesia. To enter it, you only need to pay about 5.000 rupiahs. Also, this place opens from 8 am until 6pm, so be sure to make time for it.
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6. Air Sanih Swimming Pool
What to do in Buleleng Bali? Swimming Pool of Air Sanih or the locals call it as Yeh Sanih is a natural pool located at 17 km east of the city of Singaraja. There are two types of pool in this Air Sanih. Pool for adults and special pool for children, so the tourists can choose according to their age.
While visiting Sanih you will be accompanied by beautiful mountain scenery around it. To enter this beautiful pools, you only need to pay about 8.000 rupiahs. Also, it opens from 8 am until 6 pm everyday. Its a good place.
7. Menjangan Island
Menjangan Island is the island you can visit by boat or motor boat from the crossing in Lalang Bay, it will take about approximately 30 minutes. Menjangan Island is included into the tourist attractions in Buleleng which is a small and beautiful island without residents.
However, this island offers the potential of underwater beauty that is perfect for activities such as Snorkeling and Scuba Diving. The beauty of the attractions on Menjangan Island has a variety of beauty of the flora and fauna that live under the sea. But the sadly truth is, the cost to enter this place always increasing throughout the years. Starting from 500.000 until 750.000, but its just a guess. So be sure to prepare everything if you have plan to visit this island, including the budget.
8. Eks Buleleng Bay
Buleleng Port is the port that became the main door of the business area on the island of Bali. So, frequently Buleleng Port is a special place for the delivery of livestocks such as cattle, pigs and various products from plantations. The products then exported to Singapore and various regions in Indonesia.
But now, this tourist attraction in Buleleng is an area for recreation with family, partner, friends and relatives. Beside, many activities that can be done in this place especially fishing, photography and other activities. This venue opens everyday, at every time. So feel free to visit it. You only need to pay the parking ticket though, its also very cheap.
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9. Gitgit waterfall
Gitgit Waterfall is a waterfall that has the highest cliffs in northern Bali. Not just one waterfall, but Gitgit has many waterfalls that are very beautiful and charming. In addition to being used as a tourist attraction, Gitgit Waterfall is also often used as a place of photography by photographers who want to choose the feel of a waterfall as its object.
Before you get to the waterfall, of course you will be served with beautiful yet exotic scenery. But remember when heading to the waterfall directly do not use a motorcycle, you have to walk on the path that has been made in cement. But do not worry, the scenery on the way to the waterfall will not be felt when you see the towering trees. In addition, on the way there are wonderful rice fields and also plantations surround it. Its wonderful indeed, sure you will be satisfied to be there, remembering the entry ticket is only 5.000 rupiahs.
10. Tembok Barak Waterfall
Tembok Barak Waterfall started to hits since late 2015. The location is quite hidden to be the reason why Tembok Barak Waterfall is just exposed to the media. Waterfall Wall Barak like a liliput among other Balinese tours that are already worldwide.
Why called Tembok Barak? the word “tembok” means “wall”. While the word “Barak” is taken from the Balinese language which means “red”. So, Tembok Barak Waterfall is synonymous with the name of Red Wall Waterfall. Why called “Red Wall”? Because the wall that located behind the red waterfall.
However, you need to pay only for the parking ticket, there’s no entrance ticket. Its very good and becoming one of must visit places in Buleleng.
11. Gedong Kirtya
The best known place for preserving ancient Balinese documents is the Gedong Kirtya Museum. This museum is a haven of literature, history, and Balinese philosophy. Gedong Kirtya Museum is located in Singaraja Town, Buleleng Regency. The exact location is located within the area of Sasana Budaya building near Puri Agung (the ancient palace of the kingdom of Buleleng). The museum was founded in 1982 during the Dutch colonial era. This museum has been recognized internationally as one of the ancient manuscript museums. In addition, it is said that Gedong is a museum of this type. Many visitors from foreign countries come to this museum to conduct research, observation, and other purposes.
Are you interested to visit this museum? From Lovina Beach, the museum is about 11 kilometers away. Do not worry if you can not read those texts. The museum guides will be happy to help you, explaining various kinds of information such as history, purpose, or other matters relating to the museum and its contents. This place opens from 8 am until 6 pm everyday. Also there’s no entry ticket, its a wonderful place.
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12. Banjar Hot Spring
The island of Bali has several hot spring attractions and one of them is Banjar hot spring tourism object. Banjar hot spring is one of the most famous hot springs in northern Bali. Almost every day is crowded with tourist visits, both local Bali tourists, Indonesian domestic tourists and foreign tourists.
In addition to Banjar hot spring, Bali island also has other hot springs. His name is Toya Bungkah hot spring. However, you will be charged with entrance fee of Rp 5.000 for adult and children will be charged entrance fee Rp 3.000 , its quite cheap. The opening hours of this natural hot spring is from 08:00 am – 06:00 pm. Its a must visit hot spring in Buleleng.
That’s it, wonderful and beautiful things in Buleleng Bali Indonesia. Actually, there’s more thing you can explore. But, I want you to find it yourself, and make a great experience of it. Careful not to get lost though. Buleleng attractions have many great memories that you’ll find, many of them are maybe beautiful and fun memories. Enjoy your holiday, have a great day!
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