Gitgit Waterfall Bali Indonesia (Air Terjun Gitgit Bali)
A Long Walk but Worth the Hike - Recommended to Newbie’s who want to explore a very popular attraction in Bali.
You probably have already heard about Gitgit Waterfall as it is one of the most famous tourist attractions in the North of Bali. The Cascading Gitgit Waterfall is located in the Gitgit countryside, Sukasada district, Buleleng regency, about 11 Kilometers from Singaraja, Bali’s former capital, or about 75 kilometers from Nusa Dua, the southern part of Bali.
Gitgit Waterfall is located in a plateau, about 300 meters above sea level. It is the height of about 40 meters, surrounded by tropical trees and a lush green environment which has the charm of an undiscovered place. Gitgit Waterfall is a must see attraction.
The way to Gitgit Waterfall is paved with lots of stalls and on either side of the path you can find some lush plantations (coffee and cloves). The sellers are not aggressive at all and you can finally enjoy a 15 minute walk without getting hassled by anyone.
Even if the stairs and the path to Gitgit waterfall are well maintained, high heels or flip flops would definitely be the wrong choice.
A Gazebo close to Air Terjun Gitgit offers you the perfect opportunity to stop and enjoy a wonderful waterfall view and if you are lucky you can even see some wild monkeys.
Local legend has it that couples bathing together under the waterfall, will separate soon after their visit.
Gitgit waterfall is the perfect family attraction as kids can play in the water and romp around but please be aware of the slippery rocks.
Gitgit is the most popular Waterfall in Bali and it’s definitely worth a visit. However Bali has some nicer waterfalls to offer, hidden beauties, waiting for you to discover them.
During the rainy season all waterfalls have a larger flow of water gushing down them and the really show the full force of nature.
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