Closing the end of 2021 and opening a new moment in 2022, the Tanah Lot tourist attraction is an option for tourists to fill in their holidays. Tourist visits, especially domestic ones, continued to flow until the peak of the increase occurred in the New Year 2022. “Tourists have started to travel, including traveling to Tanah Lot. Since Tanah Lot opened last September 2021, the visits have continuously flowed until the end of 2021. It has continued to increase,” said the Division Head of Promotion and Development of Tanah Lot tourist attraction, Jero Niti, on Sunday (Jan 2).
Although it was not as busy as before the pandemic, during this pandemic there are always some guests coming to make a visit. That means, mainly domestic tourists from cities on the Island of Java still remember the tourist attraction which offers beautiful sunsets. The visits on December 31, 2021 amounted to 2,821 people, and then there was an extraordinary increase in the New Year, precisely on January 1, 2022 reaching 6,104 people. However, there was a decline on January 2, 2022, that only reached 3,586 people. “This visit is dominated by domestic tourists,” she said.
More interestingly, the tourists who visited the Tanah Lot area are ready with their own medical equipment, such as wearing masks correctly, bringing their own hand sanitizer and always keeping their distance while in the object area. Besides, Tanah Lot has indeed prepared itself to welcome tourists. Apart from equipping strategic points with various health protocol facilities such as hand washing facilities and hand sanitizers, her party also routinely sprays the areas with disinfectants. Tanah Lot has also won a Cleanliness, Health, Safety, and Environmental Sustainability (CHSE) certificate from the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy.
During this pandemic, the price of admission ticket to Tanah Lot tourist attraction is still the same as before. However, tourists and the local community still choose this natural and cultural tourist attraction as a destination to spend their holidays. The entrance ticket to Tanah Lot Bali is divided into domestic and foreign visitors. For domestic, the ticket is sold to children at IDR 15,000 and IDR 20,000 to adult. Meanwhile, for foreign tourists, the ticket price of children is IDR 30,000 and IDR 60,000 for adult. (BTN/015)