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MANUABA WATERFALL (Air Terjun Manuaba) – Two Brand New Waterfall with Sarcophagus and Water Temple Nearby

MANUABA WATERFALL

– All Details to Know About Manuaba Waterfall –

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT MANUABA WATERFALL?

NEW WATERFALL
This waterfall officially open on November 2019.
It’s really quiet new and natural waterfall.

NOT TOURISTIC PLACE
You visiting not a popular waterfall.
It’s truly quiet than other waterfall.

NICE FORREST
Before reaching waterfall, you will walk passing the forest.
This area surrounded by rice field.

NEAR TO OTHER DESTINATION
It’s near to Tegallalang rice terraces, Gunung Kawi Sebatu temple, etc.
You can combine to visit those places.

MANUABA FIRST WATERFALL

WHAT IS MANUABA WATERFALL?

DESCRIPTION:

Manuaba waterfall is a natural place that some water flow on the river and falling creating a waterfall. It located in Kenderan village who has eleven spots of natural springs (holy water). The watefall surrounded by forest and has natural atmosphere. Manuaba waterfall has two waterfall. It officially opened on November 2019.

MANUABA SECOND WATERFALL

*) I visited Manuaba waterfall on January 12th, 2020. It means two months after it officially opened. I found not much visitors. It’s really quiet waterfall.

WHEN THE BEST TIME TO VISIT MANUABA WATERFALL?

BEST TIME TO VISIT:

OPENING HOURS:
7.00 AM – 6.00 PM.

CLEAR WATER ON DRY SEASON:
April – October.

*) After raining the water usually turns to muddy water.

WEEKDAYS:
Monday – Friday.

*) Weekend or Indonesian holiday normally many local visitor.

THE WAY TO WATERFALL

A FOOTPATH TO MANUABA WATERFALL

THE STAIRS

THE BRIDGE

THE FOREST VIEW

A SACRED AREA

A FOOTPATH TO MANUABA SECOND WATERFALL

THE FOREST VIEW BEFORE SECOND WATERFALL

HOW MUCH IS MANUABA WATERFALL ENTRANCE FEE?

ENTRANCE FEE:
IDR 10K.

PARKING FEE:
Scooter : Free
Car: Free

*) Before it officially open, the entrance fee was a donation. But, today is IDR 10K per peson.

MANUABA WATERFALL TICKET WINDOW

MANUABA ENTRANCE FEE

MANUABA PARKING SPACE

WHERE IS MANUABA WATERFALL LOCATED?

LOCATION:
Village (Desa): , Kenderan
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Tegalalang
Regency (Kabupaten): Gianyar
Province (Provinsi): Bali

DISTANCE:
About 34 km northeast of Denpasar or 1 hour and 20 minutes from Denpasar, Bali.
About 10 km northeast of Ubud or 25 minutes from Ubud, Bali.
About 42 km northeast of Kuta beach or 1 hour and 45 minutes from Kuta, Bali.
About 44 km northeast of Ngurah Rai airport or 2 hour from the airport, Bali.

MAP OF KENDERAN MANUABA WATERFALL:

HOW TO GET TO TEGALLALANG MANUABA WATERFALL?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is no public transport to get there.

*) For backpacker i recommend you to rent a scooter to reach this waterfall and use google maps as your navigator.

FLORA & FAUNA

THE JACKFRUIT

THE GREEN ALGAE

THE DRAGONFLY

THE WHITE BUTTERFLY

THE BEE

THE CATERPILLAR

THE WATER TEMPLE

THE SARCOPHAGUS

*) There is a Sarcophagus before the waterfall. Seems it become sacred or holy place since prehistoric ages.

OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your smartphone.

*) I use Telkomsel SIM card.

RESTROOM/TOILET:
Some restroom and bathroom. Better bring your own pocket tissue.

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
No shop selling snacks, souvenirs & coconut water.

MANUABA FIRST WATERFALL

MANUABA SECOND WATERFALL

*) This waterfall more quiet than other waterfall. It’s quiet new and not touristic place. Also it’s offering forest atmosphere. Maybe is better if you visit on weekday.

WATCH MANUABA WATERFALL ON VIDEO:

SOME ATTRACTIONS NEAR MANUABA WATERFALL:

You can combine to visit these places when you visit Manuaba waterfall:

1. Tegallalang rice terraces.
2. Tirta Empul water temple.
3. Gunung Kawi Sebatu water temple.
4. Gunung Kawi Tampaksiring temple.
5. Lembah Bidadari natural springs.
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You can also check our recommended itinerary here: Day 1 itinerary.

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