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Nusa Penida Day Trip : Best West Meets East Program
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Atuh Beach

Highlights: 

Enjoy a full day out venturing the exciting Nusa Penida Island “West Meets East” with the gorgeous view of Blue Island!

Enjoy the joys of being far away from noisy crowd when you explore West and East part of the island

Admire the stunning beauty of Broken Beach and Angel Billabong 

Visit Manta Point to see the majestic manta rays 

Explore the breathtaking view of West and East part of the island when you visit Kelingking and Atuh Beach

 

Tour description: 

Let the journey begin by hopping on Nusa Penida Island to explore West and East part in a day trip. Broken Beach, Angel Bilabong, and Kelingking Beach will be the perfect places to start your wonderful trip. Get the best pictures here for worth posting on your Instagram! After your fun visiting at Broken Beach,  Angel Bilabong and Kelingking Beach, trip continued to visit Manta Point where you can see the majestic manta rays in the area. Lunch will be served in Indonesian food to taste some authentic food from Indonesia. End with a visit to Atuh Beach and marvel at the expanse of the ocean. Let’s go!

 

Price (min. 2 people) : USD 65/person 

 

Price includes:

  • Return fast boat ticket (Sanur-Nusa Penida-Sanur)
  • Return hotel transfer (Kuta, Legian, Ubud, Nusa Dua and Denpasar area)
  • Car with driver in Nusa Penida
  • Lunch (Indonesian food)
  • Entrance fee ticket

 

Tour information

Itinerary:

07.00 hotel pickup time (depending on your hotel area)

08.00 leave Sanur harbor for Nusa Penida

8.30 -9.30 broken beach, angel bilabong and manta point

10.30-11.30 kelingking beach

12.00-12.45 lunch

12.45- 13.45 atuh beach

15.00- 16.00 nusa penida harbour

17.30 back to sanur and drop to hotel

 

Insider Tips:

Please wear comfortable walking shoes or sandals

Please wear appropriate dress

Bring a towel, swimsuits and a change of clothes  

Bring sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses

 

Additional Information:

Infants aged 0-2 are free of charge

The price is the same for all ages

In case the activity gets canceled due to inclement weather, you will be given the option to reschedule the tour or opt for a full refund

This trip is not wheelchair and stroller accessible

This trip is not suitable for PWDs and pregnant women


Visiting Tibumana Waterfall in Ubud, Bali
Thursday, January 24, 2019

Tibumana Waterfall

Tibumana

Tibumana waterfall in Ubud

Tibumana Waterfall is a hidden gem of nature destination near Ubud, Bali. Along with the Tukad Cepung Waterfall, the Tibumana Waterfall is one of the recommended waterfalls to visit around Ubud. To access the destination, it is not that hard and you don't have to put extra effort to reach the place. During your way to get to the waterfall, you will see palm tree roads and amazing rice fields.

What you will see in the destination

This place is among the top hidden gem of natural paradise in all Bali, especially around the Central Bali. To be fair, international tourists here are not that many compared to the similar destination, Tukad Cepung waterfall. Here, you will find more local tourists but it shouldn't be a problem. The best time to visit this waterfall is around noon, so you can access the destination in daylight and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
You will probably enjoy the road during your way to reach the destination. The scenic palm trees are scattered beautifully along your way to the waterfall. The road to get there is quite easy and simple. There will be bamboo bridges along the road, but there is no spectacular scene that will make you amazed aside from the scenic palm trees. The important thing is that the bridge is safe to be crossed, including by children. The time needed to reach the waterfall is around 10 minutes.
When you reach the destination, you will find locals that observe your activity on the waterfall on a hut. This hut is open for public, so if you think that the people on the hut disturb your visit on the waterfall you may just focus on the photography instead of swimming around the waterfall. But, most of the tourists enjoy this environment. You can also access the hut for a photography session. Be adventurous and enjoy the waterfall by swimming around the area or chilling on the hut around the waterfall, Tibumana Waterfall will be a great place to visit during your holiday in Ubud, Bali. Best way to explore tibumana here !

Places to stay around the waterfall

There are several options regarding the place to stay when you want to visit the waterfall. It is best to sort your option based on the availability of your budget. The common categories are luxurious, middle budget, and low budget accommodation. From there, you should plan your itinerary and how much money you will spend on the trip so that you can pick the best accommodation based on your needs.
For a luxurious option, you may probably check the Alaya Resort. This place is quite luxurious and reflects well with the budget you will spend per night. Also, there is another fancy place called Hanging Gardens of Bali, which is located near Ubud, Bali. If you are looking for middle budget accommodation, then you can try to check Pertiwi Bisma, which is located around the waterfall. The villa here is comfortable and you will enjoy your time here because the budget reflects well with the provided facility. If you want to visit the Tibumana Waterfall with a low budget, then you can try Sila Urip Guest House for your accommodation.

Visit Tukad Cepung Waterfall in Ubud, Bali
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tukad Cepung Waterfall
pics credit Neyu Ma

As one of the easiest nature destination in Bali, Tukad Cepung Waterfall can be accessed with either a motorbike or car. It is located near Ubud and it is also near another waterfall destination named Tibumana Waterfall. The trail leads to the waterfall is jungle-like so it is perfect for people who love walking through an adventurous path.

The trip to the waterfall

The waterfall Tukad Cepung is considered as one of the unique waterfalls on the entre Bali. It is a famous and popular tourist destination for both local and international. Aside from that, the pace is also very Instagram-able, which mean that you can get a good photo with a nature background on this place. During your way to the waterfall, you will stumble upon a knee-high river and a few rocks. The estimation time to reach the waterfall is around 15 minutes.
This waterfall near Ubud can be a very beautiful place, especially during the sunny day because you will get a stunning view where the sun ray will pierce through the hole of the waterfall's roof, which is a natural stone formation that beautifully covers the entire waterfall. Once you reach the waterfall, you can enjoy and refresh yourself by swimming. The splash of the waterfall is also not that disturbing to those who want to take out their gear to take photos. But, you might want to bring some kind of protection for your gear in case the flow of the waterfall or the weather is unfriendly, causing the waterfall becomes a little bit disturbing. As for the time to visit the waterfall, it is recommended that you go there around 10 AM so that you could catch the sun rays.
If you are looking for food around the waterfall, then there is a warong that sell various instant food and simple drinks. The price is quite affordable for tourist for a portion of fried noodle and a bottle of water. It probably best to bring your own food because the quality in the warong here is quite standard. Reasonable price to explore Tukad Cepung waterfall <----


Recommended accommodation near Ubud

If you want to visit the waterfall, then it is best to book a place to stay around Ubud. This is because the destination can be accessed from Ubud in a short time. There are several options according to your budget when choosing a place to stay in Ubud. If you have a good amount of budget and want a luxury place to stay, then the best option could be the Laya resort in Ubud. Another place for luxury accommodation is to book a place at Hanging Gardens of Bali.
For middle budget accommodation, then you should check the place called Pertiwi Bisma 2, which is quite luxurious with palm tree forest surrounding the place. The villa here is cozy and comfortable with the immaculate ground. Aside from that, it is probably the best and nearest place from the destination. But, if you want to limit your budget on accommodation and have a backpacking trip, then it is best to check the Sila Urip Guest House. A lot of good reviews have been submitted online by various tourists. The place is near the Tukad Cepung waterfall, so you should check it out.