If you are traveling in Bali, once in a while make your time to visit the tourist attractions in Buleleng district. This North Bali area has a series of very beautiful and safe tourist attractions and definitely makes your travel comfortable. For example, Aling-Aling Waterfall located at Sambangan village, Sukasada subdistrict, is still beautiful and the location is still hidden. Cool atmosphere is very suitable for relaxing with family, or for those who like to explore nature.
The location is very close, approximately 10 to 15 minutes’ drive from Singaraja town, about 80 km from Denpasar or about 2 hours by vehicle. The access is very good, one can use a car or motorbike. If you start from Denpasar City, take the direction of Singaraja via Bedugul and then before entering Singaraja town you will meet a T-junction.
Then, take the left lane towards Sukasada Terminal. Keep following the direction of the road until you reach the Sambangan Village Hall T-junction. Then, near the T-junction you will see the sign Aling-Aling Waterfall. Well, take a left and follow the road for about 2 km and then you will arrive at Aling-aling Waterfall, Buleleng.
The beauty of the waterfall always gives its own sensation. It starts with a trekking path that sometimes drains energy, plus the cool air from the surrounding area, accompanied with the flow of a waterfall always getting the center of attention. Aling-Aling Waterfall has a height of approximately 35 meters, so it is not surprising that the splash of water from this waterfall is very heavy and plunges into the pool of water below.
Under the Aling-Aling Waterfall there is a basin, like a pond created naturally from the continuous splash of the waterfall. In this pool, you can feel the sensation, take a bath and enjoy the fresh mountain water. The water is calm and cool, as if it made the body refresh again. But remember, do not take a shower during the rainy season because the water source can be large. If you are still in doubt, ask for information from local residents who already understand the natural surroundings, so you can enjoy the tour peacefully.
The waterfall area is surrounded by a number of high cliffs being rich in local plants. Birds and other local animals are always cheerful to welcome those who come with beautiful chirping. The surrounding natural conditions are very beautiful and still pristine. Forest plant vegetation is diverse so that it can be used to refresh and take pictures with the family. Here, you can also take selfie with the background of the natural beauty.
The beauty of the waterfall always gives its own sensation. So, it is very appropriate if you want to enjoy the natural beauty at Aling-Aling Waterfall. Each step will give a very long story, both about its natural beauty, existing plants, local animals, community activities and others. On that account, all must remember that we must also participate in maintaining and preserving this beautiful nature, so that we can still enjoy it forever, including with the next generation. (BTN/015)