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North Bali: Sekumpul Waterfalls and Ulun Danu Temple Tour

1. North Bali: Sekumpul Waterfalls and Ulun Danu Temple Tour

Immerse yourself in the wilderness of northern Bali as you trek to the majestic Sekumpul Waterfalls. Discover local flora and fauna such as cacao, lemongrass, and coffee on your way to the bottom of the falls, where you can wade in the rock pools. Take a small group tour for up to 5 people to the majestic Sekumpul Waterfalls in Bali's northern wilderness. Immerse yourself in the picturesque natural surroundings, then explore the Ulun Danu and Taman Ayun Water Temples with your English-speaking guide. After pickup from your accommodation in Bali, transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to begin your trek to Sekumpul Waterfalls, whose name means “grouped together” in Bahasa. Discover local flora and fauna such as cacao, lemongrass, and coffee on your way to the bottom of the falls. Once there, wade in the rock pools and admire the up to 80-meter (262-foot) high cascades nestled in the heart of the lush jungle. Before lunch, stop by the Twin Lakes of Buyan and Tamblingan, which form part of the island’s volcanic landscape. Then, enjoy the cooler weather over buffet lunch at the famous Lake Beratan, 1,231 meters (4,039 feet) above sea level. Once you've replenished your energy, pay a visit to the iconic Ulun Danu Temple that sits on the edge of this mountain scenery. Commonly featured in postcards of Bali, you can't mistake these picturesque shrines by the water. Finally, make your last stop at another famous UNESCO Heritage Site, the Taman Ayun Water Temple. Your tour concludes with drop-off back at our accommodation in Bali.

Bali: Ulun Danu Temple, Waterfall and Secret Garden Tour

2. Bali: Ulun Danu Temple, Waterfall and Secret Garden Tour

Enjoy a perfect Bali day-trip away from the crowds and discover some of the most beautiful places on the island. Start with early pickup, at approximately 6:00 AM, and journey through the mountains towards Ulun Danu Beratan Temple. Also known as Pura Ulun Danu, this 400-year-old Hindu temple is dedicated to the goddess Dewi Danu and is featured on the 50,000 Rupiah banknote. Explore the sacred water temple surrounded by scenic mountains with a knowledgeable guide who will share plenty of interesting facts about the history of the site. After your dose of history and culture, get the adrenaline flowing with cliff jumping and swimming in the gorgeous and secluded Kembar Waterfall, a hidden gem unknown to most tourists. Enjoy two hours to swim, jump, and snap photos before tucking into a well-deserved lunch at a local restaurant (own expense). Get in touch with nature and trek to the Secret Garden, a leafy region of Bali famous for hiking and natural blue and turquoise swimming holes. After a quick stop in Sambangan Village to learn about local life and to see the rolling rice terraces, return to your accommodation after a busy and rewarding day.

Bali: Twin Lakes, Handara Gates, and Forest Trekking Tour

3. Bali: Twin Lakes, Handara Gates, and Forest Trekking Tour

With its turquoise twin lakes separated by tropical rainforest and peppered with serene Hindu temples dating back centuries, this protected area in the northern mountains is a Bali must-see.  Rather than taking on the rugged terrain alone, allow your guide to whisk you there by comfy air-conditioned transport, in time for a magical sunrise. After departing from your accommodation promptly by 4 AM, head north and arrive at a spectacular sunrise viewing point just before 6 AM. After tucking into a well-deserved breakfast, begin the day’s trek towards the Twin Lakes. Both Buyan Lake and Tamblingan Lake are a sight to see, shrouded in rainforest and home to unique Balinese wildlife. Reach the real highlight of the day and cross the serene Lake Tamblingan by traditional canoe. Let your experienced guide do the arm work while sitting back and snapping photos of the majestic surroundings. Next, swing by Handara Gate, one of Bali’s most popular photo spots. Symbolizing a bridge between the real and spiritual realms, this photogenic stone arch is built in the typical Balinese style. Finish the day at Ulun Danu Bratan, a Hindu-Buddhist temple nestled on the banks of Lake Beratan. With 300 years of history and a feature on the 50,000 rupiah bank note, this is one of Bali’s most iconic destinations for visitors and locals alike. Learn about its history before heading back to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Ulun Danu Bratan Temple

Sekumpul is most breathtaking waterfall on island. If you connect it with many great landscape views, climatic temples and friendly guide with who you can debate for most of the trip about culture, religion and mannier differences and who will make that rainy weather will not destroy your trip - its a plan for one of the best days on Bali.

We had a blast. Mainly because of the most friendly tourguide Eddy. He took the time to tell us more about the culture, walked with us, made pictures of us and kept us informed about where we were going and how long it approximately would take to get there. It was a very good experience. Thank you! Much appreciated!

The tour was very nice. Our guide Gede Susila was very friendly and caring. We could see the dolphins and also the temple and the waterfall were very beautiful. The transportation was very pleasant.

We had a great time and our tour guide was fantastic. He was very friendly and helpful and offers to take loads of pictures for us. The temples and waterfall were both fantastic, a must see

It was beautiful! Also a very nice driver called Norman. Recommended