Yeh Mampeh Waterfall is hiddenly situated in a village called Les in the northern part of Bali, Buleleng Regency, Tejakula District. It takes 2.5 to 3 hours driving from Denpasar and 1.5 hours from Kintamani. Not many tourists have visited this waterfall because of its remote location. The height of Yeh Mampeh Waterfall is approximately 30 meters. Its water is usually clean.
What is really enjoyable is that you need to hike from parking area to the waterfall. The hike is quite easy & flat. Kids or elderly visitors won’t get exhausted to hike to the waterfall. Once you get to the waterfall you will see some local people taking a bath in this waterfall. You’ll have to be prepared to see male nudity if some local people take a bath in the waterfall.
Yeh Mampeh Waterfall is surrounded by green hills and cool refreshing air. It is safe to take a bath under Yeh Mampeh splash water. Taking a bath there will relieve your tiredness after long trips. If you don’t want to get wet, just sit on one of the rocks, enjoy fresh air and feel the wonderful scenery.
Many local people in Les village often also call Yeh Mampeh “Moboran. There are 3 levels of waterfall in this area, but only one of them is easy to reach by hiking. The other waterfalls are very hard to reach by hiking. Yeh Mampeh waterfall is a beautiful hidden waterfall located in the serenity of Les Village. It is an ideal place for relaxation or a very good choice of place to visit when you travel to Bali. Inspite of the long distance from Denpasar, it is blessed by the wonderful nature, peaceful atmosphere with natural sound of the place and splash water from the waterfall. The adventure to explore Yeh Mampeh Waterfall begins when you step up to the hill and meet the wonderful nature until you arrive at the site.
The location is really in the isolated hill of Les Village, a traditional village which is a bit far from the busy city of Denpasar. It offers the peaceful atmosphere and bring us back to nature. It is one of the recommended Bali Waterfalls to visit when you go to the northern part of Bali for excursion and discover the beautiful nature of Yeh Mampeh waterfall. The hiking adventure to reach the spot is relatively easy since there was good access managed by local people. It is recommended to bring mineral water when you go for trekking and explore the hidden beauty of Yeh Mampeh Waterfall.
The name of Yeh Mampeh Waterfall derives from Balinese words“Yeh Mempeh”. In which Yeh mean water meanwhile Mampeh mean fly or splash. According to the local folk tale that there was once a big flood occurring in the river at this village but suddenly there is a big stone which retain the flood and make the water splash and fly or sprinkle to the area . Slowly this place is well known as a fly waterfall or Yeh Mampeh Waterfall. The waterfall is very wonderful with virgin nature surrounding it. You can play on fresh water or go for swimming while enjoying the beautiful nature. It is recommended to bring changing clothes when you visit this site. The big rocks in the river are one of the magnificence of Yeh Mampeh Waterfall.
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