Bedugul is a tourist area in Bali located in the village of Candikuning, Baturiti sub-district, Tabanan district, which is approximately 54 km from the city of Denpasar.
Bedugul is a mountainous area that has cool air with beautiful views of Beratan / Bratan lake which makes this area an attractive and famous tourist spot that must be visited in Bali. It is one of the popular tourist destinations on the island of the Gods visited by thousands either local and international tourists.
Infrastructure in Bedugul is facilitated by different types of hotels, villas, restaurants and additionally there are also water activities in the Bratan lake area such as canoeing, skiing, or parasailing.
Bedugul is located at an altitude of ± 1240 m above sea level, and has a temperature of ± 18 ° c at night and ± 24 ° c during the day.
Activities in Bedugul
Lake Bratan / Beratan is located in Bedugul and it is the second largest lake after Lake Batur on the island of Bali. In addition to Lake Beratan, there are also twin lakes namely Lake Buyan and Lake Tamblingan located not far from the area.
Lake Beratan is a very important source of water in Bali as the main water source of irrigation in the central part of Bali.
The area of Lake Bratan is approximately 375.6 hectares which has a depth of approximately 22-48 m and an area of around 12 km.
The entrance park ticket price : IDR 5,000 / car and IDR 2000 / motorbike
ULUN DANU TEMPLE
Pura Ulun Danu Beratan is a Hindu holy place located at the end of Beratan lake in the tourist area of Bedugul, Candikuning village, Baturiti sub-district, Tabanan district, Bali. With a distance of approximately 56 km from the city of Denpasar by passing the Denpasar – Singaraja highway.
Pura Ulun Danu Bratan is a very famous Hindu holy temple on the island of Bali and when the lake of Bratan rises / pairs then the temple of Ulun Danu will look like floating on water. Pura Ulun Danu was built in the early 17th century, serves to worship the greatness of God to invoke the gift of fertility, prosperity, human welfare, and for the balance of the universe.
Pura Ulun Danau Beratan temple is an ancient building with Balinese architecture. The temple building has a terraced roof, a shrine tower with an 11 levels ceiling, seven levels ceiling, and three levels ceiling. The shrine levels in Balinese Hindu believe, towards three gods, namely:
- Lord Vishnu (11-levels).
- Brahma Deva (7-levels).
- Lord Shiva (3-levels).
In addition to the Ulun Danu Beratan temple at lake Bratan Bedugul, a Hindu temple called Ulun Danu is also available in the Kintamani, Bangli regency. Its name is Ulun Danu temple Batur. Therefore, please do not confuse between the two temples which have a similar name. Due to the two temples are in two different locations and have different attractions.
Entrance Parking Ticket prices : IDR 5,000 / car – IDR 2,000 / motorbike and IDR 10,000 / bus
Ticket prices for adult : IDR 50,000 / person
Ticket prices for child : IDR 25,000 / child
One of the most visiting tourist attractions in Bedugul that you must visit is Bedugul Bali Botanical Garden. Sometimes the Bali Botanic Garden, because of its location in Bedugul, is referred to as the Bedugul Botanical Gardens or the Eka Karya Botanical Gardens of Tabanan.
Bedugul Bali Botanic Garden is one of the protected forests in Bali.
In Bali Botanical Gardens the air is very cool that’s why this place is very suitable for family picnics.
Bedugul Bali Botanic Garden has an area of 157.5 hectares and it is the largest park in Indonesia. Bedugul Bali Botanic Garden is located at an altitude of 1,240 meters above sea level. Because of its location in the highlands, the Bali Botanical Gardens in Bedugul Tabanan always cold and foggy.
Air temperature in the Bedugul Tabanan Botanical Garden in average is 12 degrees Celsius at night, while during the day the average is 20 degrees Celsius. There are some interesting spots in Bali Botanic Garden in Bedugul Tabanan such as:
– Candi Bentar.
– Ramayana Boulevard.
– Kumbakarna Laga Statue.
– Garden Roses.
– Lake Beratan View.
– Usada Cafe.
– Traditional Balinese house.
Eka Karya Bedugul Botanical Garden is an unique place in the Bedugul area as a place for plant research, conservation, education and at the same time a place of recreation and vacation.
More than 2000 species of plants are found in the Bedugul botanical garden. That is the place where we can relax and enjoy the beauty and peace as well as we can learn about the uses of plants.
Parking Ticket prices : IDR 6,000 / car – IDR 3,000 / motorbike and IDR 11,000 / bus
Ticket prices for adult : IDR 12,000 / person
Ticket prices for entrance car ticket : IDR 12,000 / car
TRADITIONAL MARKET CANDIKUNING
At the traditional market of the Yellow Bedugul Temple, there are various kinds of fresh vegetables such as carrots, green vegetables, cauliflower and tomatoes. There are also strawberries, zalacca, oranges and fresh passion fruits harvested from the local areas. There are also many sweet corn stew traders, which can be enjoyed with the cool cold mountain air. Balinese handicrafts such as carvings, Balinese clothes, fabrics are also for sale in this market. Various spices such as cloves, nutmeg, pepper, and turmeric can also be found here. And for those who like ornamental plants, the Bedugul market offers a lot of orchids, foliage plants, roses, hibiscus and flowers.
Parking Ticket prices : IDR 5,000 / car – IDR 2,000 / motorbike and IDR 10,000 / bus
Bali Strawberry Farm & Restaurant Bedugul provides a service of picking strawberries directly from the garden.
In this restaurant you can pick strawberries directly from the garden and enjoy fresh strawberries directly that you pick. It is fun, isn’t it? Fresh strawberries are clearly different from the strawberries you usually buy in supermarkets.
The location of the Bali strawberry farm restaurant in Bedugul, is on Jl Raya Baturiti Bedugul Br. Taman Tanda Baturiti, Bedugul, Bali 82191, Indonesia. Most tourists, who travel to Bedugul, feel the cool air even in the daytime. Of course, cool air increases your appetite. So when you visit Bedugul Botanical Garden or see the scenery of Beratan Lake, there’s nothing wrong with trying a new culinary experience, different from other places.
Bali Strawberry Farm & Restaurant, serves all kind of foods that contain strawberry. You will not believe, but in this restaurant even strawberry fried rice is available! You should try it yourself directly while on tour in Bali. Most of the food available at Bali’s strawberry farm and rest are desserts, such as strawberry milk shakes, strawberry cake or strawberry ice cream.
Dining places in Bedugul are not just one, and there are still many other eating places that offer their own uniqueness. Like Mentari restaurant Bedugul which provides buffet style dishes and you can eat as much as you like.
Strawberry prices : IDR 40,000 / kg
Food and drink start from IDR 10.000