What To Do in North Bali

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North part of Bali is the quieter part of Bali, however that does not mean that it will be a less fun place to visit. There are many hidden sites that will allure you to stay, play and even take some selfies just for the sake of impressing your friends. So here are some of our recommendations for your next visit to North Bali:

Munduk Moding Plantation

If you travel to North Bali from Denpasar area, you might take around 3 hours, or even more, for one way trip. It will be best for you to stay and take a rest so you can fully enjoy the beauty of North Bali in the next day.

Munduk Moding Plantation

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Munduk Moding Plantation is a combination between nature resort, spa and boutique hotel, built on a working coffee plantation and surrounded by jungle, coffee trees and rice fields. During your stay, you will be given a guided tour and a detailed map if you are interested in exploring the area on your own. If you feel the need to relax for a little bit, you can try their 18 meters world’s third top infinity pool by Asia Spa.

Bukit Teletubbies

Named after the cute TV series character, this hill is called that way because it looks like Teletubbies’ hill. With its green grass and trees, hilly land and fresh air, creates a peaceful atmosphere that makes you feel like you are in the middle of children’s TV show. Located at Kubutambahan, Buleleng, Bukit Teletubbies will be best to visit during rainy season so you can see the perfect endless greeneries.

Aling – aling and Sekumpul Waterfall

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Aling – Aling Waterfall is known because its unique peak that separated into 2 adjacent waterfalls, with 35 meters in height, and 4 meters pool deep at the bottom part. If you ever wonder how it feels to slide down a waterfall, this place has its own natural waterslide that will make your dream come true.

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Sekumpul Waterfall or loosely translated as a group of Waterfall in one of the most famous waterfalls in Bali because coming into this place, you will not be greeted by one, but seven waterfalls. Also we got this note from https://indonesia.tripcanvas.co/bali/best-waterfalls-bali/ : At the entrance, there will be a group of people beside the booth asking you to take their tour for 200,000 Rupiah (USD 14), and they will claim that it’s compulsory. Do NOT fall for this scam. The route leading into the Sekumpul waterfall is quite well maintained and you can walk by yourself.

Banjar Hot Spring

Locally known as ‘Air Panas Banjar’, this centuries old hot spring is located around 5 km southwest from the famous Lovina coast and can easily be reached from Lovina Beach by car to the junction of the main road (Jalan Seririt-Singaraja) with the road that leads to Banjar village. From there you can take an ojek (motorbike taxi) or a dokar (horse cart), or make a steep climb on foot.

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Photo credit by @karlssontoby

The sulphuric content of this hot water spring provide therapeutic benefit for rheumatic, while the 3 adjacent pools are located in different areas to relocate the water after taking the bath.  The best time to visit this hot spring will be early in the morning where there won’t be too many guests.

Motocross at Vulcanic Mount Batur

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Located at Batur Village Kintamani, Mount Batur is an active volcano, last documented eruption was in 2000,  located at the center of two concentric calderas north west of Mount Agung .Vulcanic Batur Mountain is one of the favorite mountains for hiking because of its relatively straightforward trekking area. If you have tried trekking Mount Batur, why not try a different way this time?  Nowadays there are already lots of place that rent the motocross to reach the top of Mount Batur, including the professional rider to train you. The track will surely be different than the regular trekking, but you don’t need to be worry because it has already been set up as for motocross rider. Bring out the real adventurer in you and remember to stop and enjoy the sound of nature every once in a while.

Featured image by @parisverra at Mundak Moding Plantation, Bali.