Bali island has been long famous for its various nature tourism and one of them is Gitgit waterfall. This waterfall has a height of approximately 35 meters and is the tallest waterfall on the island of Bali. The location of this waterfall is on the north side of Bali, in the Gitgit, Regency of Buleleng, Bali. The tourist area of the waterfall can be accessed directly from the highway that connect Denpasar and Singaraja and if you start your journey from the city of Denpasar, you will need to travel as far as 90 km away or 11 km if you start from the city of Singaraja. Since the route is from Denpasar to Singaraja, then before arriving in the area of Gitgit waterfall, you will pass the Lake Tambingan, Lake Buyan, Lake Beratan and Bedugul botanical gardens.

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After passing through Lake Beratan, you will find the uphill road to Lake Tamblingan. Here’s where you can catch a view of the Lake and if you are lucky, you can even spot monkeys who live in here. Afterwards, the streets will plummet and have many bends. Because of that, you will have to be extra careful. After you have arrived at the Parking area of the Gitgit waterfall, you have to walk on foot for about 500 meters with an up and down footpath. The atmosphere of the nature around the footpath is beautiful and  make this area perfect for those who are fond of adventure such as trekking. On the way you will find a view of the rice area that is very charming.

gitgit waterfall

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Besides the Gitgit waterfall, you can also visit other waterfalls that existed on the island of Bali, such as Yeh Mampeh Waterfall at Regency of Buleleng. Although this waterfall is not as popular as Gitgit waterfall, but the charm and beauty of it are not less than the Gitgit waterfall.

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