Peguyangan Waterfall : Natural Pool at the Edge of the Cliff

Bali has a natural pool full of challenges, you can visit the Peguyangan Nusa Penida Waterfall, Bali. However Peguyangan Waterfall is only for you who have big balls. You are a phobia of height, never try it. Before taking a vacation to the Peguyangan Waterfall you should be in good health and obey the rules and always be vigilant and careful. Peguyangan Waterfall Nusa Penida has been operating since 1995. At that time the spring was carried out by the Public Works Office of Nusa Penida which would be used to deliver clean water to people’s homes. The spring around Peguyangan Waterfall is considered very important because of the source of water for the local population.

Falls Into the Sea

Peguyangan Waterfall goes straight to the sea. Above the waterfall there is a nice gate for those of you who like to take pictures. The gate is also popular as a pre-wedding venue. The beauty of your photo background is more artistic with views of cliffs and greenery and of course Tembeling Waterfall. Around the waterfall, there is a clear spring that is fresh and healthy. Besides being fresh, this spring is also considered sacred by local residents, however, you can drink or wash your face with the spring. there is a natural pool near the cliff and directly bordering the edge of a cliff and a view that you can enjoy directly namely the open sea. You can use this natural pool for swimming. Under the spring there is a temple belonging to local residents. This temple is often used for prayer and religious ceremonies.

How To Get There?

To reach the location of Peguyangan Waterfall, you have to cross from Bali Island to Nusa Penida by speed boat. You can rent a speed boat for Rp. 100,000 per person, while you who come from Padang Bai Harbor and rent a speed boat will be charged Rp.115,000 per motorbike (for two people). After reaching the shore, your struggle begins. You have to pass about 870 steps under the reef. You have to be careful about the stairs because it is very steep and can also be slippery. Around the stairs you will also see pipes that supply water to local residents. Although the trip is very tiring and requires more energy, everything will pay off after you reach the top. The beauty of the ranks of cliffs and blue sea expanses will make your fatigue disappear.

Rules that cannot be violated at the Nusa Penida Peguyangan Waterfall

Around the waterfall there is a spring that is purified by the local population, women who are menstruating are forbidden to approach the spring because under the spring there is a temple. This is done to respect places of worship. To avoid unwanted things you must obey the rules. You are also required to maintain cleanliness and must behave politely. If you find garbage around a waterfall or spring, you should pick it up and throw it into the trash provided.

To get a challenging experience, more energy is needed, you will have to take extra care to Peguyangan Waterfall. Obey the rules to avoid things that are not desirable and always be polite and not arbitrary. If you want to take pictures, please, as long as you don’t damage the natural beauty.

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Diving in Banda Neira

the Banda Archipelago has become the sole producer of fragrant nutmeg that attracts traders from China, India, and Arab ships to travel across the ocean to reach the Moluccas and surrounding areas. These precious spices can be sold with huge profits in foreign markets.

The Banda people thrived on their natural resources, but a few years later suffered at the hands of the Dutch colonizers who wanted to dominate the world’s spice trade. Despite its great reputation, the legendary Banda islands are only a small group of islands, consisting of three large islands and seven smaller ones. The islands are perched on the edge of Indonesia’s deepest abyss under water, the Banda Sea where waters can reach depths of more than 6,500 meters.

The two largest islands, Banda Besar and Naira, are covered with nutmeg trees. The third island, Gunung Api or ‘peak of fire’ is an active volcano that emerges from a distance in a perfect cone, and is completely rough and very volcanic. In the waters around these islands you will find some of the most spectacular marine parks in the world, with bright coral and colorful fish, crowded through crystal clear water, making it suitable for diving, snorkeling or even just walking

Interesting Diving Tour

Located about 132 kilometers southeast of Ambon, these islands are a remote and most beautiful part of Indonesia. With multi-colored reefs, warm seas and exotic marine life, Banda is a haven for divers who come from all over the world to explore some of the most remote and untouched dive sites in the world. Banda attracts the attention of divers, sailors and cruise ships from all over the world with amazing natural beauty, both above and below the sea, which can only be matched by Raja Ampat, Papua; another location for the ultimate underwater adventure.

Banda Islands is one of the most popular destinations in Indonesia for divers. Both novice experts and divers will enjoy themselves here, dive sites vary from shallow lagoons between Bandaneira and Gunung Api to the vertical walls of Hatta Island. Wherever you go here, you will find stunning tropical landscapes, extraordinary history, friendly people, and some of the purest, biologically diverse coral reefs in the world.

Scuba diving is still relatively new here, but pioneer divers don’t have to work hard to find sensations. Underwater life around Ambon and the nearby island of Saparua have top-level dive sites. As you explore the lower surface, you will see everything from sharks, large turtles, a group of NapoleonWrasse, giant grouper, dog tooth tuna, Mobula rays, redtooth triggerfish, various species of whales, spinner dolphins, and large lobsters, fish coral and fish endemic to Ambon Lepu. Come to the Banda islands and visit the best kept secrets in Eastern Indonesia. flights here are not frequent, it’s worth the wait for an ideal tropical paradise.

The Main Place for Diving

Sonegat: The closest site for a decent dive is only five minutes by boat from most hotels. Sonegat is between Banda Neira and Volcano. The location here is steep and the wall extends 25 meters down to gray, sandy bottom. There are a lot of dog tooth tuna and some beautiful blue girdled and emperor angelfish.

Keraka Island: Keraka Island or Crab Island is only a few minutes farther away, and protects the northern entrance of Neira – the sea part of the Volcano. A stretch of sand on the north coast is perfect for picnics. On the south coast, 18 meters down you will find a small wall covered with hundreds of large blue-yellow tunicates. For the east coast, there are various fish, both reef fish and a group of barracudas.

Sjahrir Island and Batu Kapal: Sjahrir Island, formerly known as Pulau Pisang and Batu Kapal, only 20 minutes by boat from Bandaneira. These two places combine well for morning diving, beach picnics and afternoon diving.

Lontar Island: the outer fence of Lontar Island which represents the outskirts of a sunken caldera offering several good dive sites.

Batu Belanda: On this site, you will find lots of barrels and sponges and small caves and cracks. Fish are varied and plentiful, including snappers, large emperors and blue-girdled angelfish, rivets, large finned bats and many bannerfish.

Ai Island: Together with Hatta island, this island offers the best diving in Banda. Both the north and southwest coasts of Ai are surrounded by perfect coral walls, rough and full of caves, the type of habitat that anchors fish.

Hatta Island: This island is about 25 km in the sea from Banda Neira. Skara atoll, is a reef that barely sinks a few hundred meters from the southern point of Hatta. At reef outcrops, witness parades of Unicornfish, Fusiliers, Jack Fish, and Rainbow Runners, Whitetip Sharks and Dogtoothed Tuna, Napolean Wrasse, and Hawksbill turtles.

Tips

– Diving is possible throughout the year, but during the rainy season (July – September) you may be limited in the choice of dive sites.

The Great Architecture of Borobudur Temple

Borobudur Temple is one of the largest monuments in the world. Built in the seventh century. The entire shape of the temple’s building resembles a lotus flower, a flower that is considered sacred by Buddhists. The temple which is located in Borobudur Subdistrict, Magelang Regency is surrounded by Mount Merbabu in the east, Mount Merapi in the northwest, Mount Sumbing in the south, and Mount Sindoro in the north.

Borobudur Temple is one of the biggest relics of the Syailendra Kingdom Dynasty which embraced Buddhism, during the reign of Samaratungga from the Ancient Mataram Kingdom. This temple was built in 824, with a construction time of around 100 years, and until now there have been two renovations. The first restoration in 1907-1911 by Theodorus Van Erp in the Dutch colonial period, and the second in 1973 – 1983 by President Soeharto assisted by UNESCO. This temple was built 300 years earlier than Angkor Wat in Cambodia.

Formation of Temple Construction

The temple which is a world cultural heritage consists of 72 terawang stupas, one main stupa, and 504 statue statues, with a temple height of 42 meters before restoration. The reliefs engraved on the stone of the temple totaled 1460 and told about life. Borobudur Temple itself is built using volcanic stones totaling more than two million stones, which are arranged in the pattern of terraced terraces. The name Borobudur is taken from the word Boro which means temple or temple, and Budur which means hill. So Borobudur is intended as a temple on a hill.

History of Borobudur

According to the Karangtengah and Kahulunan Inscriptions, it can be estimated that the founder of Borobudur Temple was the Ancient Mataram King in the Syailendra Dynasty named Samaratungga, in 824 AD. Some historians suspect this temple was a Buddhist monastery. In Sanskrit, it is called “Uhr Buddhist Vihara” which means “Buddhist Monastery on the Hill”, and then called Borobudur.

The area of ​​the temple is 123 x 123 meters in size, and it was founded in the middle of an ancient lake which was once the estuary of various rivers. A long time later the lake was buried by lava deposits from the surrounding mountains and then became plains. At the end of the 8th century, King Samaratungga built the Borobudur Temple by ordering an architect named Gunadharma, and development continued until it was finished. For centuries, Borobudur was buried in a layer of volcanic dust, caused by the eruption of Mount Merapi. Borobudur was discovered in 1814 by Sir Thomas Raffles, who received reports of indications of the discovery of a hill filled with carved stones, when going to visit Semarang. Raffles then formed a commission team led by Cornelius to investigate the hill. In 1835, this historic site was finished cleaning. Restoration and restoration efforts were continued afterwards.

A restoration in 1973 and 1984 by the Indonesian government, many restored for give back the glory of this temple site, and made this temple a destination for Buddhist pilgrimage. On January 21, 1985, this temple was damaged by a bomb attack. And in 1991, Borobudur Temple was inaugurated as one of the World Heritage Sites, by UNESCO.

How to Get There

Borobudur Saat Waisak

Borobudur is one hour from Yogyakarta and two hours from Semarang. The journey passes through small towns and rice fields. Borobudur is located on the edge of a village called Borobudur Village, the majority of which are farmers and souvenir sellers. Along the way to Borobudur, you will be spoiled with the cool fresh air typical of the city of Magelang, as well as the natural scenery between the two mountains of Merbabu and Merapi. An easy way to Borobudur is to rent a car, motorcycle, or join a tour. You can rent it at your hotel or lodging, even you can rent a car and the driver. If you take a taxi from the center of Yogyakarta City to Borobudur, the fare is around Rp. 200,000, and the exact price can be found from the Yogyakarta taxi counter, which is Rp. 190,000.

In addition, you can ride public transportation. Take a bus or mini bus from the Yogyakarta bus terminal. There is a small bus directly from Yogya to Borobudur, which serves visitors every day, every 10 minutes. Bua, the best known is Cemara Tunggal, costs Rp. 12,000 one way. Then you get off at Mendut Temple. After that you can walk or rent a horse to Pawon Temple. Pawon Temple and Borobudur Temple are only about 300 meters away.

 

 

The Exotism Lava Tumuli Mount Batur

Exploring the beauty of Bali is endless, making it curious to watch it closely. Like the existence of Lava Tumuli Batur, have you ever heard of the place, its name is quite foreign and sounds new, but the existence of Lava Tumuli Batur is certainly no stranger, many people have witnessed its beauty, even visited or just relax and rest in this area.

Lava tumuli is a solid lava that has hardened and then shaped into stone, these rocks are formed due to lava morphology due to horizontal pressure from the upstream of the lava flow, these pressures form elliptical hills, as we encountered in the Seked region, Batur. An interesting place that is a silent witness and evidence of natural history, how powerful is the eruption of Mount Batur, now the place is now known as Lava Tumuli Batur. After the above exposure, of course the existence of Lava Tumuli Batur is no stranger, only the name is just known, when you are in the Kintamani penelokan area which is one of the popular tourist attractions in Bali, you can see the beauty of the lake and the valley of Batur, even from a distance You can witness the existence of the Lava Tumuli Batur, or those who often pass through this area, when heading to Ulun Danu Batur castle which is in the village of Songan to pray or when visiting a hot spring in the village of Toya Bungkah.

Lava Tumuli Batur is located in the village of South Batur, Kecamatan Kintamani, Kab. Bangli. The distance from Denpasar is around 60 km, while from the Penelokan highway, about 4 km to the direction of Lake Batur, it arrives at the Kedisan T-junction, if you turn right toward the ferry dock to Trunyan village, then take the road to the left and about 1 km you will arrive at Lava Tumuli Batur if the journey continues then you will arrive at Ulun Danu Batur temple in Songan village and to the Toya Devasya and Batur Hot Spring hot springs. Access to the location can be by car or even a tourist bus because it is on the main highway in the Batur area. Lava Tumuli Batur, a place that has become a new tourist destination, this tourist attraction is gaining popularity as the world of internet develops, let alone the existence of social media such as Facebook and Instagram that can spread information easily. Including Lava Tumuli Batur, a place that has long been known by residents especially those who have often passed in this area, whether it is with the purpose of prayers, tours to hot springs or trekking and climbing Mount Batur, is now a trend for those who want to find a new atmosphere and who likes to take pictures, this tourist attraction is now becoming popular and is visited by many tourists and local residents.

Solid lava in the form of black coral, looks unique and beautiful, stretched wide and blends harmoniously with the presence of grassland between rocks, and Mount Batur which towers high in front of the eyes. Of course a place like this would be ideal for those who like selfie photos or those who like photo hunting, an instagramable place in Bali that is just a pity to miss. This tourist attraction in Bali is indeed a stopover tourist spot or can be a place to relax for a while, after traveling far away to make your mind more fresh. so, that’s the existence of this tourist attraction in Kintamani, a place that presents views of Mount Batur, lakes, hills and dense lava that used to come out of the eruption of Mount Batur, so enchanting before the eyes. As is known Mount Batur including the Lava Tumuli Batur area, through a very strict selection from the Unesco world body through the Global Geopark Network (GGN), finally establishing the area as a world earth park or world geopark and become the place Batur Global Geopark which is a heritage site geology and become a protected area, scientific and aesthetic education so as to make it an international geosite.

 

Bedugul Bali Botanical Garden

Bedugul Bali tourist attractions, one of the 10 favorite and famous tourist attractions in Bali that are most frequently visited by tourists. If you pay attention, most Bali tour package providers, will definitely offer vacation tour packages to Bedugul tourism objects.

what’s in Bedugul Tabanan?

Bedugul tourism object is included in the area of ​​Tabanan Bali regency and in one district area with the attraction of Tanah Lot Temple. The attraction of the Bedugul tourist attraction is the beauty of the natural scenery of the mountains, and the view of the natural lake.

In the Bedugul Tabanan area there are four vacation spots that are usually visited by tourists is
The attraction of Ulun Danu Lake Beratan Temple. Temple that is in the middle of the lake which is an icon of tourist attractions in Bali.

Bedugul Bali Botanical Garden, the largest botanical garden in Indonesia,Joger Luwus, a place to buy souvenirs from the island of Bali.
Strawberry Garden, Traditional Pasar Candi Kuning.

One of the tourist attractions in Bedugul that you must visit is Bedugul Bali Botanical Garden. Sometimes Bali Botanical Gardens attractions, because of its location in Bedugul, are often referred to as Bedugul Botanical Gardens or Eka Karya Tabanan Botanical Gardens.

Bedugul Bali Botanical Garden, one of the protected forests in Bali, functions as an air lungs. Bedugul tourist attractions Bali Botanic Garden, the air is very cool and very suitable for family picnic spots.

Bedugul Bali Botanical Garden, has an area of ​​157.5 hectares and the widest in Indonesia. Bedugul Bali Botanic Garden, located at an altitude of 1,240 meters above sea level, because of its location in the highlands makes Bali Botanic Garden attractions in Bedugul Tabanan always cool and misty. The air temperature in the Bedugul Tabanan Botanical Garden is an average of 12 degrees Celsius at night, while during the day the average is 20 degrees Celsius. There are several interesting spots in Bali Botanical Gardens in Bedugul Tabanan such as: Candi Bentar.Ramayana Boulevard.Kumbakarna Laga Statue.Roses Garden.Lake Beratan View.Usada Cafe.Traditional Balinese house.

Entrance fee

Rp. 9,000 / person.
Two-wheeled vehicle parking tickets Rp.3,000 / motorbike.
Four-wheeled car parking ticket Rp.6,000 / car.
Bus parking fee, IDR 12,000 / 1 bus.
As well as a ticket to enter the car to the Bedugul botanical garden area, Rp. 12,000 / 1 car.
Ticket prices for Bedugul botanical garden entrance are updated, January 6, 2018.

Location of Bedugul Bali Botanical Gardens

Botanical Garden Bedugul is located in Baturiti District, Tabanan Regency, Bali. The distance is around 62.6 km or about 1 hour 14 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport. And has a distance of 40 km from Lovina tourist attraction in Singaraja Buleleng.

Beji Guwang

Located in the area of ​​Guwang Village, Sukawati, Gianyar Regency, Bali The word “Beji” itself means “Shower Water” which is located in the river and is highly sacred and guarded by surrounding residents. the interesting and very unique of Hidden Canyon is both the right and left sides are fortified by high rocky cliffs.

because of that exotic, then by citizens and tourists who come to this place called Hidden Canyon Tukad Beji Guwang or also popular among foreign Tourists with the short nickname Hidden Canyon Bali.

How To Get There

Next to the Pura Dalem Guwang there is a path in the form of a ladder that leads to the bottom, and from this is the beginning of the entrance or a way to access the hidden natural attractions of Bali, the hidden canyon. and this is where the tough challenge conquers dozens of stairs with a high enough distance from one another you have to pass, until you reach the most basic steps of the steps, and there you will see the area with a number of waterings, according to local residents, Beji or Pancoran Air is usually used as a melukat in Bali and other ritual ritual locations.

 

Well after that the journey continues by taking the direction of the road to the left by continuing along the tukad area which is full of surrounding rocks we also have to let the feet get wet because it crosses the river flow, in addition to staying cautious when walking along the rocks too. Now, after a challenging journey within 700 meters, we arrived at the location and that was the only way to access the road that the visitors had to go through to enjoy the beauty of the Hidden Canyon Beji Guwang. address location, please see the location of the natural canyon hidden in gianyar bali below.

TOURIST TIPS VISIT TO HIDDEN CANYON BALI

Rocky, slippery and sharp road routes are very dangerous because there are no safety facilities, so be careful when walking. Other things that need our attention are security issues during this tour in Hidden Canyon Beji Guwang,

 

 

where the river water level that is there sometimes always changes, especially during the rainy season and flood, the water level can reach 5 meters. Therefore, bro, it is highly recommended, because the place is still dangerous, so it’s good if we use the services of a Guide or accompanied by a local guide when you want to Hidden Canyon Bali. and there is one more that you must consider and be well prepared for our security and comfort during your tour there, namely,

Holy Water In Tirta Empul Temple

Tirta Empul is the name of the temple in Tampak Siring. Tirta Empul Temple is visited by many tourists, tourists and domestic tourists. Tirta Empul tourism object, is one of the vacation spots in Bali that must be visited. At the Tirta Empul temple, found springs and also by Hindus, for bathing and asking for holy water.

Tampak Siring Pura Tirta Empul

Not only the temple, this tourist spot is the presidential palace founded by Indonesia’s first president, IR Soekarno as his resting place while visiting Bali. Tampak Siring Palace was built from 1957 – 1960. The construction of Tampaksiring presidential palace was carried out slowly and experienced stages. Artiktek who designed the presidential palace was RM Soedarsono. The initial building that was built in 1957 is the Merdeka guesthouse and Yudistira guesthouse.
Tampak Siring Palace experienced additional buildings in 2003, which were intended for the ASEAN Summit XIV Summit. The addition of buildings to the Tampak Siring Palace, in the form of buildings for conference facilities and state guest receptions. The Wantilan Hall in Istana Tampak Siring, is also undergoing renovations for the state guest art show. The purpose of the construction of this presidential palace, as the place of the President, the family of the president and state guests rested while visiting the island of Bali.

Petirtaan Pond Complex Tirta Empul Temple

 

The sacred building complex of Tirta Empul Temple consists of three parts namely the ‘Nista Mandala’ section or the outermost part (side jabe), then the ‘Madya Mandala’ section or the center part of the temple complex (middle jabe), and ‘Utama Mandala’ or the main part ( innards). In the central part of the Petirtaan complex at Tirta Empul Temple or Madya Mandala section, there are two rectangular water ponds. On the side of the sacred petirtaan pond there is a water fountain shaped like a conch shell as many as 30 pieces neatly lined up stretching from west to east. Each shower has names such as the Shower Pan, Cleaning Shower, Sudamala Shower, Cetik Shower or Poison Shower, and others.

Not only Balinese Hindus and local communities are melukat (ritual cleansing themselves using holy water sources) in the pool complex petirtaan suci Pura Tirta Empul. Visitors and the general public are also allowed to participate in the procession of melukat in this pond. The conditions that must be obeyed by visitors is to use kamen or some kind of traditional Balinese sarong which is usually worn by Balinese Hindus while praying inside the temple. The ritual rites in the Petirtaan Suci complex are usually preceded by placing canang or offerings on a shower stone. Then the canang was filled with incense which was burned and prayed. After that, the ritual begins with washing the entire body from the tip of the head using the source of the holy spring and repeated it all the way to the end of the shower.

How to Get There

To reach this place you must bring a private vehicle, because there is no public transportation that serves the route to this place. From Denpasar City, this place can be reached around 1.5 hours by route Denpasar – Ubud – Kintamani.

Entrance Fee

  • Tiket masuk: Rp 15.000 / orang
  • Parkir: Rp 2.000 (sepeda motor), Rp 5.000 (mobil)
  • Jam buka: Setiap hari pukul 07.00 s/d 17.00 WITA (kecuali saat perayaan keagamaan, hanya dibuka untuk peribadatan)