Bali that we know so far is Kuta, Sanur, Ubud, Bedugul, Kintamani and the names of other places in Bali that commonly arise in tourism brochures. If it’s added one more with the name Munduk travelers will surely wonder where were the Munduk it? What is the uniqueness and attractiveness compared to other places that are well known?
Munduk is one of a village in the northern part of Bali that can be said is natural and beautiful. The scenery along the smooth asphalt curling towards the top of the hill with a panoramic view of houses, temples and coffee plantations will find the travelers during the trip to the village which is located in Buleleng regency.
The trip takes approximately 2 hours from Ngurah Rai International Airport or approximately 18 km from Bedugul. Entering the village of Munduk, travelers will welcome the cool air with the natural atmosphere of the coffee plantations that extend around the houses and two-star hotels, Puri Lumbung and Castle Park.Coffee plantation became one of the sources of income of the majority of the population is farmers. When the harvest, farmers flurry picking coffee beans and then processes such that to be consumed is really interesting sight. Civet coffee farm and clove plantations were here.
Well, like food, coffee plantations are appetizers earlier in the village of Munduk. While the main course that travelers could find is Niagara toss. Fairly large waterfall with a height of about 20 meters and the water flow is very heavy in the middle of coffee and clove plantations. Plantation location make swift sound of the waterfall combined with the melodious sound of birds chirping. It was beautiful and calming.When compared with local tourists, foreign tourists who come to this village there are more. Every day there are any who visited this waterfall. The cold air because this village is located at an altitude of 800-900 meters dapl make ‘foreign tourist’ stand for long stay here.Travelers who like trekking can continue the journey to Lake Tamblingan within 6 miles of Hamlet Benji. The lake is very quiet and is considered sacred by the local community. There are dozens of temples that adorn this lake, including Ulun Danu Tamblingan located a few meters from the surface of the lake.
Not only are anesthetized natural charm foreign tourists especially from Europe-to ‘crush’ come here. Cultural habits of the people was no less enchanting. Munduk there are still some people who are experts in making tire and kdape. Tire and Kdape is a cloth used as decoration wedding ceremony which contains pictures of puppets, flowers, trees and so on.
We as a Bali Trekking Local Guide will more than happy to help you to exploring Munduk and Tamblingan Area