Do you like outdoor activities? Nowadays, there are many outdoor activities you can do especially if you are having holidays in Bali. Camping is a good option you can do besides lying on the white sand of a beach. You can find many camping grounds with comfortable facilities in some area of Bali. Many of them also provide a rented tent to make your camping activities practically.
Finding a suitable place for camping in Bali is certainly not so difficult, because you can easily find information via the internet. You can find a beautiful place, open nature, away from the crowds and sometimes a remote area to feel how the atmosphere of a calm and beautiful night and provides a valuable experience while vacationing in Bali. Here are 10 stunning Bali camping grounds you can explore.
1. Buyan Lake
A beautiful lake which is also a touristy spot and a favorite tourist destination while on holiday in Bali. Buyan Lake is located in the North Bali tourism area precisely in the Regency of Buleleng. This place is quite far from the crowd, but can be accessed easily by cars and other vehicles. The operator of this camping ground has provided a special area for those who want to do recreation or camping activity.
Lake Buyan is one of favorite places for camping activities. The visitors can camp on the edge of the lake or in the middle of the forest. The option of camping in the middle of the jungle will certainly be a tense experience and before doing so must consult with the local operator for safety.
2. Tamblingan Lake
The location of Tamblingan Lake is in Buleleng Regency, adjoining the Lake Buyan, but to get to the location of Tamblingan, visitors must detour towards the peak of Wanagiri Village. The camping location on Lake Tamblingan is quieter than Lake Buyan. The camping ground is on the edge of the lake near the forest and private vehicles can go straight to the campsite, making it easier to bring the logistics.
The natural atmosphere at Tamblingan Lake is very beautiful, instagramable, secluded, quiet and calm. The cold night atmosphere and the sound of night insects will make your camping experience very special.
3. Bukit Asah (Asah Hill)
The location of this beautiful camping site is in the East Bali region, precisely in the Karangasem Regency. Asah Hill is one of tourist attractions in East Bali that is quite popular. As the name implies, Bukit Asah (flat hill), it does provide a wide enough flat area to enjoy the natural beauty of the hills.
The visitors can relax and enjoy the scenery while culinary or doing camping activities. From Bukit Asah you can witness the natural beauty of the beach from the top of the hill, the special night atmosphere and far from the crowds. In the morning you will be able to enjoy the beauty of the sunrise with fresh air.
4. Bukit Cemara (Cemara Hill)
The location of Bukit Cemara is in the village of Yeh Kori, Bebandem, Karangasem. The road to this camping site is quite uphill because it is in a hilly area. The camping site is also desolate and away from residential area. From where you set up the camp tents, you can witness the splendor, majesty and beauty of Mount Agung as well as beautiful valleys filled with tropical trees.
The Bukit Cemara camping ground offers spectacular and instagramable wildlife. For those of you who are on holiday in Bali and like extreme tours then the Cemara Hill can be your next outdoor adventure destination in Bali.
5. Gunung Payung Beach
Gunung Payung Beach is located in Badung Regency, South Bali tourism area. This beach has clean white sand, surrounded by high cliffs, which seems isolating this area into a hidden place. The visitors who want to camp in this place need extra struggle to climb hundreds of steps to get to the location. Vehicle parking is provided on the hill close to Gunung Payung Temple.
At the moment the Gunung Payung Coastal area is well managed. However, Mount Payung beach remains hidden beautifully and away from the crowd. Pitching tents in this place can make your holiday activities in Bali more exhilarating. The location is also close to tourism centers area such as Kuta, Nusa Dua, Seminyak and Canggu.
6. Serangan Beach
In the past, Serangan Island was very secluded because the location which is across the island, but now it can be easily accessed by vehicles. However, the island with an area of 73 hectares has not so many inhabitants. Some part of Serangan area are functioned for residential area, Hindu temple area, turtle breeding, watersport tourist attractions and fast boat jetty to Gili Trawangan.
In another part is an empty space in the form of forest and also a beach where visitors can do camping activity. Here you will feel the atmosphere of a quiet and secluded vacation in the middle of Denpasar City.
7. Bedugul Botanical Garden
Bedugul Botanical Garden provides beautiful landscape for outbound recreation. Other than to enjoy the beauty of the forest with various types of tropical trees, you can also enjoy the atmosphere of the night by setting up tents for camping. You can feel the atmosphere in the middle of the forest with cool air.
Please prepare some warm clothes or protective tents to avoid dew on the tent because often this area becomes foggy. Bedugul Botanical Garden is located in Candikuning Village, Baturiti District, Tabanan Regency and about 60 km from Denpasar City.
8. Teletubbies Hill Nusa Penida
Not only Mount Bromo in Java that has Bukit Teletubbies, Nusa Penida in Bali also has a hill that looks the same as the hill where teletubbies live, a character that is loved by children. This is a small hilly area with green grass that makes the scenery is very beautiful.
If you are interested in spending time here, you can open a tent and spend the night on this hill. Come here in the rainy season if you want to get a view of green hills that will refresh your eyes. Because, in the dry season usually the grass looks more arid.
9. Karang Boma Pecatu
The sensation of camping on the edge of a cliff is more thrilling. Karang Boma cliff is the right camping spot for you who want to feel the thrill of challenging camping right next to the cliff. This Bali camping ground is actually not too far from the Uluwatu Temple.
The view of the sunset from the top of the cliff is so enchanting and looks natural. Around this cliff there are many pieces of wood that can be collected to make a campfire. The sound of waves crashing against the cliff will be heard clearly and accompany your night while camping at Karang Boma.
10. Bukit Sari Songan
Not far from the tourist sites of Mount Batur there is a camping location which is also often an alternative option for camping in Bali, namely Bukit Sari Songan. Located in the Kintamani area, precisely in Songan Village, this place presents the landscape of Mount Batur, Mount Abang and Lake Batur which are very beautiful in the morning. The fresh and cool air in the morning will help refresh your mind.
To get to Bukit Sari Songan is not too difficult. First you must find the Songan Kintamani Village then proceed to Ulun Danu Batur Temple, from the Temple then you will pass the road uphill and you will find a T-junction, at the T-junction you turn right, go straight along the road then you will arrive at the destination.