A peaceful mountain area in the centre of Bali
, visitors to Bedugul love the tranquillity the three lakes in the area offer, as well as the spectacular natural beauty. Choose from many peaceful hotels in Bedugul and come relax on your next overseas vacation.
As an iconic image of Bali, every visitor needs to see Pura Ulun Danu Bratan. A lakeside temple sitting on the western shore of Lake Bratan that was built in 1633, from the right angle the illusion is created that the temple is actually floating on water. Continue the theme with your next stop at Bali's Botanical Gardens, which is impossible to miss with the entrance marked by a giant corn on the cob statue. Covering 160 hectares, there trees seem to never end in this beautiful property. Bring a picnic lunch because it's very easy to spend an entire day wandering here.
For more adventurous activities, mountain biking is the sport of choice. With wonderful riding tracks through the mountains you have a selection of beginner level roads or more advanced downhill runs. Canyoning is another fun activity, where tourists hike, abseil, jump and slide down the natural slopes, experiencing the true heart of Bali. There’s also a huge number of water sports on Lake Bratan, or you can try your hand at parasailing or jet skiing around the lake.
Hiking through the mountain trails is truly spectacular, and a tough but rewarding climb to the top of Mount Catur rewards every hiker with panoramic views of the island. For a more leisurely stroll follow the track around Jatiluwih – you can be back at the start in less than two hours. Finish up a great day sightseeing with a spa treatment at the Angseri Hot Springs. Let the steam and the heat of the water relax every muscle in your body.
Just 50km north of Denpasar
, most tourists fly into the airport here before grabbing a car and heading into the mountains. Bedugul is a wonderful place to experience the true wilderness in the heart of the island, so have a look at our tranquil accommodation in Bedugul and come relax on your next Bali holiday. And don’t forget to book your cheap flight to Bali
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