Exploring Bedugul, Bali | IndonesiaMarch 27, 2011 No Comments
EXPLORING BEDUGUL, BALI | INDONESIA
BEAUTIFUL WATER TEMPLE AND BOTANICAL GARDEN
Paradise Island is what people call Bali. Holidays in BaliScuba Dive to Candidasa, Bali. Read more ... » have been recommended by tour services, especially to newly-weds to have honeymoon in Bali. One gorgeous place in Bali worth to visit is Bedugul. Bedugul is one touristic destination in Bali that charms tourists through its natural beauty from lake and mountain. Bedugul is located in Bedugul area, Candikuning village, Tabanan Bali. It is about 48 km north of Denpasar, capital city of Bali. If you stay in the main tourist area Kuta, to go to Bedugul will take you around 3 hours drive. The place is in between Denpasar – Singaraja route. As Bedugul is located in the highland, the temperature is always low and foggy, giving you a relaxed feeling while enjoying he natural beauty. It is located 70 km or 2.5 hours from International Ngurah Rai Airport where all flights to and from Bali held in here. Bedugul is always listed as a must-see place in tour to BaliUjung Water Palace | Bali Travel Review. Read more ... » packages.
Bedugul is one out of many famous touristic places in Bali. Major touristic destination to see is Pura Ulun Danu Beratan and Bedugul Botanical Garden (or in local language it is called Kebun Raya Eka Karya). As you step inside the gate of Bedugul water temple, you will feel relaxed right afterwards as the cool temperature is good, especially after taking tour to hot places. In Bedugul you will enjoy a mild mountain weather due to its location at an altitude of about 1,500 m above the sea level. The average temperature is around 18-22°C.
Bali, Indonesia | Garden area inside Bedugul water temple
The entrance fee is cheap, which is less than US$ 1. A large banyan tree shades the entrance; walk through manicured gardensBest Gardens in The World. Read more ... » and past an impressive Buddhist stupa to reach the lakeside. There you can walk around to see gardens, with different types of flowers, or exploring the temple around the area. Some tourist guides are available for giving you information about the whole area and also help you in taking photos, for sure.
Bali, Indonesia | Hindu God sculpture in Bedugul Hall
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As mentioned above, Pura Ulun Danu Beratan is located inside the botanical garden area and is a water temple on Lake Beratan. This temple was built to worship Dewi Danu or Dewi Sri (Goddess of Prosperity) at around 16th century. It is a truly beautiful temple to see. Most tourists spend more time there in taking its photos. Lake Beratan is 23 meters depth and offers tourists such amazing views where water sports such as boating, water skiing, and parasailingHaving Fun Water Activities in Tanjung Benoa | Bali. Read more ... » etc are also available to try there. Bedugul opens for tourists from 08.00-17.00. There are several places to stay near Lake Beratan if you like to stay longer there. But if you are not thinking to stay near Bedugul, numerous resorts, hotels, villas are available in throughout Bali, from cheap to higher-priced ones. Other nearby lakes are Lake Buyan and Lake Tamblingan.
Kebun Raya Eka Karya (Bedugul Botanical Garden) is a perfect place for relaxing. Having a whole day tour in Bali might exhaust you. However as you get inside the garden, you will be relaxed and fresh again! It is a very airy site with mountainous atmosphere, well-known for its wide selection of plants. The garden itself was built in July 1959 as the branch of Bogor National Botanical Garden in Java island.
Bali, Indonesia | Kumbakarna Statue in Bedugul Botanical Garden
In the beginning, the garden is intended to be a home for coniferae plants. The whole garden area is about 158 hectare, a home for large collection of native plants and more than 500 specimens of orchids. Have fun in Bali!
WHERE TO STAY NEAR BEDUGUL
Staying near Bedugul gives you the fresh feelings and many of the hotels provide the beautiful scenery of naturePlace of the day: Metéora, Greece, a Combination of Peaceful and Breathtaking Views of Nature. Read more ... » when you stand in the balcony. Check out our hotels in Bedugul rates and review:
Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club (starts from US$52)
Munduk Sari Villas Bali (starts from US$53)
Munduk Moding Plantation Resort Bali (starts from US$96)
Puri Lumbung Cottages Bali (starts from US$65)
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Anaheim Villas Bali (starts from US$115)
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