While on holiday in Bali, most travelers will visit the Kuta beach area and Ubud attraction area. The two tourist areas in Bali offer natural attractions but with different criteria. Kuta Bali attractions are more suitable for those who want to vacation to a white sand beach. Simultaneously, the Ubud tourist attraction is ideal for those of you who want to have a holiday to natural attractions in the form of terraced rice fields or natural waterfalls. Specifically, on this page, I will provide you with information about one of the natural tourist attractions around the Ubud area. One of them is the Tegenungan waterfall.
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Therefore, if you are on vacation in Ubud Bali, it is better if you also take the time to visit the Tegenungan waterfall. A break to Tegenungan waterfall is one of the best things to see and do in Ubud Bali.
Detailed information that you will get about Tegenungan waterfall, as a vacation destination such as;
- Ubud Tourism & Surrounding Areas.
- How To Get To The Waterfall.
- Location of Tegenungan Waterfall.
- Distance & Travel Time.
- Tegenungan Waterfall Entrance Fee.
- Opening Hours.
- The attraction of Tegenungan Waterfall.
- Soak in Waterfall.
- Is Tegenungan Waterfall Worth Your Visit?
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Ubud Tourism & Surrounding Areas
Ubud, as a tourist destination, is very well known worldwide. Ubud’s attractiveness lies in art, cultural, historical, and natural attractions. The popularity of Ubud as a tourist destination makes Ubud Bali always crowded with tourist visits. Either international travelers or Indonesian tourists.
Most tourists who have a vacation in Ubud Bali will visit a museum, see historical reliefs, or watch traditional Balinese dances such as the Ubud Barong dance. Apart from history, art and culture, Ubud attractions are also famous for natural tourism, such as Campuhan Ridge Walk, Ayung river rafting, Elephant ride.
If you like an adventure in nature, Ubud is one of the best places for Bali nature tourism. In Ubud, there are many adventure tourism providers with international standards. Such as Sobek rafting Ubud and Mason Adventure. You can also do cycling tours to rural areas while seeing rice fields’ views around the Ubud area.
Suppose you have been on vacation before in Ubud. In that case, I am sure you want to find an alternative to different natural Ubud attractions or the area nearby Ubud. Of the many natural waterfalls in Bali, the Tegenungan waterfall location is adjacent to Ubud Bali. Therefore, on this sheet, I will write a visitor guide to the Tegenungan waterfall Gianyar, located close to Ubud.
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How To Get To Tegenungan Waterfall
The following is a guide for the best way to get around in Bali. At Tegenungan waterfall, there is no public transportation, so you have to get your private vehicle. There are two personal transportation options on the island of Bali, namely motorbikes or cars.
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Riding a scooter is the cheapest transportation option on the island of Bali. Usually, vacationists who ride a scooter, tourists who vacation alone or with friends. Please record that you require an international driving license to ride a scooter in Bali. Also, you need to have the experience to ride a scooter and get used to Bali road traffic.
Finding a motorbike rental provider on Bali’s island is very easy, especially if you stay in the tourist area of the southern part of Bali’s island. Such as, Jimbaran, Kuta, Seminyak, Legian, Canggu, Tanjung Benoa, Nusa Dua. All you have to do is use Google to search for motorcycle rental providers in Bali.
For motorbike rental prices on Bali’s island, it depends on the type of motorbike you want to use. The average motorbike rental in Bali costs around IDR 75,000 / 24 hours without fuel. Therefore, before traveling far, remember to fill the scooter tank with petrol.
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Bali Car Hire
Finding a self-driving car hire in Bali is not easy because most car rentals in Bali provide car rental with drivers. However, you can try finding self-drive car hire by utilizing the Google search engine.
If you are not accustomed to Bali roads that are somewhat small, with two ways traffic, I recommend you looking for Bali car hire with drivers.
For car rental prices in Bali, it depends on the type of car you want to use. For example, the rental cost for a Toyota Avanza in Bali with a driver is IDR 550,000 / 10 hours, including fuel.
Tegenungan waterfall is very close to the location of the Sukawati art market. At the Sukawati Art market, you can buy a variety of Balinese souvenirs at a low price. If you are good at bargaining, then you will be getting low prices for Balinese souvenirs.
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Tegenungan Waterfall Location
The Tegenungan waterfall attraction also has another name, namely the Kemenuh waterfall, because the location is in the Kemenuh village, Gianyar regency. The address or location of the Kemenuh waterfall is in Kemenuh Village, the Sukawati District, Gianyar Regency-Bali.
To see the exact location and find out the way to Tegenungan waterfall, please click the link below! The link below will lead you to the Google Map page.
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As you may see on Google Map, the Tegenungan waterfall location is closest to the tourist area of South Bali. As you may know, most of the Bal waterfalls the position in mountainous regions. But Tegenungan waterfall is in the lowlands.
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Distance & Travel Time
Suppose you stay in the tourist area of Kuta to reach the location of the Kemenuh waterfall. Therefore, you will take a distance of 32 kilometers, with an estimated 1 hour 10 minutes of travel time. Of course, the road is in average condition, or there is no road congestion.
If you stay in the Tanjung Benoa tourist area, heading to Tegenungan waterfall is a further distance. You will cover 40 kilometers with a travel time of 1 hour 10 minutes, and you have to use the toll road to arrive faster.
It’s different if you depart from the tourist area of Ubud Bali. As information, the scope of Ubud is vast, so that it is easier for me to use your benchmark to depart from Ubud Monkey Forest. Ubud Monkey Forest to Tegenungan waterfall will cover 12 kilometers with an estimated travel time of 30 minutes.
The waterfall location is not on the side of the road. To find the place of the Kemenuh waterfall, you need to descend hundreds of stairs from the parking area. After you go down the stairs, you will find the Petanu river.
To descend hundreds of steps is not so tiring. But when you have to return to the vehicle parking lot, you have to climb hundreds of stairs. So if you are not strong enough to climb stairs, we do not recommend that you not go down the stairs. Even if you don’t go down, you can still see the Tegenungan waterfall view from above. But you still have to pay for the Tegenungan waterfall entrance ticket.
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Tegenungan Waterfall Entrance Fee
Previously, Tegenungan waterfall received less maintenance. However, now, the Tegenungan waterfall has started to be neat, orderly, and clean because of many tourist visits. Previously, at the Tegenungan Waterfall location, there was a bungee jumping activity. The bungee jumping activity is currently no longer available at the Kemenuh waterfall.
To be able to maintain the Tegenungan Waterfall cleanliness, each visitor will be charged an entrance ticket. With the admission fee, the Tegenungan waterfall is starting to look neat. The following is a table of entrance fees for Tegenungan waterfall.
|Category||Price of admission|
|Entrance Fee to Tegenungan Waterfall Main Entry||IDR 20,000/person|
|Entrance Ticket to the Top of the Waterfall||IDR 15,000/person|
|Car parking||IDR 5,000|
Tegenungan Waterfall entrance ticket counter is open from 06:30 – 18:30. The best time to visit is in the morning, around 7:00 am, to avoid the hot weather. You can also come in the afternoon around 16:30 to reduce the sun heat.
The Attraction of Tegenungan Waterfall
When you reach the vehicle parking area, you will see many small shops selling Bali souvenirs. You will also see simple stalls selling food and drinks. There are fried noodles, snacks, and young coconut at the food stall.
To reach the waterfall location, you have to walk down the stairs from the vehicle parking area. It’s a good idea to wear shoes to make yourself more comfortable when you go down the stairs. From the steps, you can see the view of the waterfall flanked by shady trees. There are several photo locations that you will see as you descend the stairs.
Tegenungan Waterfall height approximately 15 meters but has quite a lot of water discharge. Waterfall discharge will be massive during the rainy season, which is from December to February. At the base of the fall, you will find a small area like a pond.
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The pool’s water is quite apparent but not clear and suitable for those who want to take a dip. Changing room facilities are also available, so you don’t have to worry if you’re going to soak. Also, some lifeguards always pay attention to tourists while bathing. During the Bali rainy season, it is advised that you do not try to swim because the water discharge is substantial and the water is not too clear.
If you don’t want to soak, you can sit back and relax at the bottom of the waterfall while enjoying the view. Besides being able to see the waterfall scene, you can also see temples and water fountains that originate from natural springs at the location of this waterfall.
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Is Tegenungan Waterfall Worth Your Visit?
If you have criteria or goals like the ones below, then Tegenungan waterfall is worth your visit.
- You are looking for a Bali natural waterfall with a location close to southern Bali and the Ubud area.
- Also, you don’t bother with plenty of tourist visits to the waterfall area.
- You are not looking for nature trekking activities.
- Want to soak comfortably and safely.
If you like trekking activities, looking for waterfalls with hidden locations, don’t like crowds. Then Tegenungan waterfall is not for you. The Bali waterfall that suits you is the Sekumpul waterfall.
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