Have you ever heard of Beratan Lake? Or do you have the desire to visit Lake Beratan in Bali? Of course, you can visit one of the tourist attractions in Bali. But do you know what Beratan Lake is like? Before visiting this relaxing tourist spot, you certainly need to know everything about Lake Beratan.
Lake Beratan is a famous tourist attraction because of its uniqueness. You can see the temple in the middle of the lake, isn’t that interesting? The temple is named Pura Ulun Danau Beratan.
So, before that, let’s see what Lake Beratan looks like.
The Origin of Lake Beratan
This Beratan lake of course has an interesting history for you not only to know but also to learn. Beratan lake is taken from two words, namely ‘Bedug’ and ‘Kul’. Where ‘bedug’ means a traditional tool to call Muslims to worship, and the word ‘Kul’ means a traditional communication tool in Bali. So, it is certain that the local wisdom in Bali formed the name of this lake.
For Pura Ulun Danau Beratan, it is known to have existed since the megalithic era or around 500 BC. And this temple was founded by the founder of the Mengwi kingdom named I Gusti Agung Putu. In addition, Lake Beratan is also used as a place for rare animals such as deer and deer. It will be fun to see these animals in person, and even play together.
Location and Route of Lake Beratan
Can not wait? Take it easy, before that you have to know where Beratan Lake is. Lake Beratan is located in Candi Kuning Village, Baturiti District, Tabanan Regency, Bali Province. If you depart from Ngurah Rai airport, you will cover a distance of about 1 hour 14 minutes, or the same as 62.6 kilometers.
Meanwhile, if you come from the direction of Singaraja, you will cover a distance of about 40 kilometers. You can use private, public vehicles or even rent a car or motorbike for the whole day.
Tips for those of you who depart from Ngurah Rai airport, you can take the route via Jl. Ngurah Rai Airport to Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai then to Jl. Sunset Road to Jl. New Griya. After that, when he found Jl. Fishing Park, you need to take this route then head to Jl. Imam Bonjol to Jl. Cokroaminoto. With the final destination on Jl. Baturiti Bedugul. There you are closer to Lake Beratan. To be able to see traffic and avoid congestion, you can use the maps application to guide your trip this time.
Price of admission
Of course, Lake Beratan is also the same as other tourist attractions in Bali. You can visit Lake Beratan by paying an entrance ticket according to certain categories.
- For those of you who are Indonesian citizens or Indonesian citizens, in the adult category, a fee of Rp. 10,000 per person and children category Rp. 7,500 per person.
- Meanwhile, foreign nationals in the adult category will be charged an entrance fee of Rp. 30,000 per person and for the category of children Rp. 15,000 per person.
- It doesn’t stop there, at Lake Beratan there is also a parking lot for those of you who bring a vehicle. And of course, there will be a fee of Rp. 2,000 for motorized vehicles, Rp. 5,000 for cars and buses of Rp. 10,000.
- You should also visit Lake Beratan at the right time, Lake Beratan operates from 08.00 – 18.00 WITA every day. However, it will be very crowded on national holidays.
Fun Facilities and Activities
With a fairly affordable ticket price, you can use various facilities at Lake Beratan. Facilities in Lake Beratan include a fairly large parking area, free toilets, a playground for children, cafes, and restaurants, for playing and doing exciting activities.
Various exciting activities such as taking pictures in Beratan with a beautiful background show the natural atmosphere directly without any obstacles. And you can ride a speed boat while looking closely at the clear water of Benatan lake. For a speed boat, you will be charged Rp. 100.00 per round with a capacity of 4 people and Rp. 185,000 per round for a capacity of 8 people. Quite affordable, right?
However, you should continue to update information about prices on the official website of the Lake Beratan tourist attraction because it is possible that as the year changes, you can change the price set.
Lake Beratan Attraction
Don’t go home yet, because of course you don’t want your vacation at Lake Beratan to be in vain, right? You can try to enjoy the attraction that will make you feel at home visiting Lake Beratan. Its location is at an altitude of 1,240 meters above sea level, with a temperature of around 18 Celsius at night, which allows you to enjoy the beauty of the night at Lake Beratan.
Well besides that, you can see deer and antelope directly around Berantan Lake. Isn’t it very rare to see this protected rare animal?
It doesn’t stop there, there are several recommendations for tourist attractions around Lake Berantan. You can find Tamblingan Lake and Buyan Lake, Angseri Hot Waterfall, Bedugul Bali Botanical Garden, and a strawberry garden to Jatiluwih Bali tourist attraction.
In addition, you can also find various lodgings at quite affordable prices around Lake Beratan. This will make it easier for you to go to Beratan Lake and even to the surrounding tours. Here are recommended accommodations for you.
- Pacung Indah Hotel – an inn located in Pacung village, Baturiti, Bedugul, Bali.
- Warung Rekreasi Bedugul Hotel – lodging on Jl. Raya Candi Kuning, Bedugul, Tabanan, Bali.
- Dajan Buyan Homestay – lodging located on Jl. Kedasong, Pancasari, Sukasada, Bali.
- The three lodgings above are accommodations with prices below 200 thousand per night. To find out the promo or discount, please check the official website of the inn in question.
Well, that’s the interesting thing that you can find at Lake Beratan Bali. How? Immediately check flights in the nearest future or check the official website of Lake Beratan – a tourist attraction that has artistic value to historical value that you can make an interesting experience. To enjoy more, don’t forget to bring your favorite camera.
In addition, to visit Lake Beratan in a less crowded state, try taking time off during weekdays.