PAON KUNING WATERFALL (Air Terjun Paon Kuning) – A Quiet Waterfall with Awesome Forest View

PAON KUNING WATERFALL

– All Details to Know About Paon  Kuning Waterfall –

bali bangli paon kuning waterfall

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT PAON KUNING 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.
The waterfall surrounded by huge natural forest.

NEAR TO OTHER WATERFALL
It’s near to Dedari (Bangkiang Djaran) waterfall.
You can combine to visit those places.

PAON KUNING WATERFALL

bali bangli paon kuning waterfall

WHAT IS PAON KUNING WATERFALL?

DESCRIPTION:

Paon Kuning waterfall is a natural place that some water falling creating a waterfall and flow on the main river. It surrounded by natural forest and has fresh atmosphere.

Paon Kuning consisit of two words, Paon and Kuning. Paon means kitchen and Kuning is the name of the sub-village that the waterfall located. In the past time, local people who lived in Kuning sub-village use this water for drink and cooking. That’s why this waterfall named as Paon Kuning.

PAON KUNING WATERFALL

bali bangli paon kuning waterfall

*) It’s really quiet waterfall. Especially on weekdays.

WHEN THE BEST TIME TO VISIT PAON KUNING WATERFALL?

BEST TIME TO VISIT:

OPENING HOURS:
8.00 AM – 6.00 PM.

CLEAR WATER ON DRY SEASON:
April – October.

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

WEEKDAYS:
Monday – Friday.

*) Don’t visit on weekend or Indonesian holiday.

SMALL POURING WATER NEARBY

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SMALL TEMPLE NEARBY

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HOW MUCH IS PAON KUNING WATERFALL ENTRANCE FEE?

INTERNATIONAL VISITOR ENTRANCE FEE:
IDR 20K.

DOMESTIC (LOCAL) VISITOR ENTRANCE FEE:
IDR 10K.

PAON KUNING WATERFALL ENTRANCE FEE

Visitor:Entrance Fee:
International:IDR 20K
Local (Domestic):IDR 10K

PAON KUNING WATERFALL ENTRY TICKET 

bali bangli paon kuning waterfall entrance fee entry ticket

OTHER FEE:

PARKING FEE:
Scooter : Free
Car: Free

WHERE IS PAON KUNING WATERFALL LOCATED?

LOCATION:
Village (Desa): Kuning, Taman.
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Bangli
Regency (Kabupaten): Bangli
Province (Provinsi): Bali

DISTANCE:
About 34 km northeast of Denpasar or 1 hour.
About 19 km east of Ubud or 40 minutes.
About 46 km northeast of Kuta beach or 1 hour and 25 minutes.
About 50 km northeast of Ngurah Rai airport or 1 hour and 20 minutes.

MAP OF PAON KUNING WATERFALL:

bali bangli paon kuning waterfall map

*) If you drive a scooter you can click the map above. It’s your driving guideline.

HOW TO GET TO PAON KUNING 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.

THE WAY TO WATERFALL

A FOOTPATH TO PAON KUNING WATERFALL

bali bangli paon kuning waterfall foot path

THE LONG IRON STAIRS

bali bangli paon kuning waterfall foot path stairs

THE FOREST VIEW

bali bangli paon kuning waterfall forest view

THE RIVER VIEW

bali bangli paon kuning waterfall river view

OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Poor signal for your smartphone.

*) Use Telkomsel SIM card for relative better service compare to other telecom operator.

RESTROOM/TOILET:
No restroom and bathroom.

*) Better bring your own pocket tissue.

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
No shop.

*) There is only one restaurant near the ticket window.

FLORA & FAUNA

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bali bangli paon kuning waterfall flower

bali bangli paon kuning waterfall flower

PAON KUNING WATERFALL

bali bangli paon kuning waterfall

PAON KUNING WATERFALL

bali bangli paon kuning waterfall

*) This waterfall more quiet than other waterfall. If you like not touristic place and natural forest surround, maybe this is the best waterfall for you.

PROS AND CONS:

PROS:
1. Quiet & peaceful waterfall.
2. Greenery landscape (jungle & river).
3. Fresh air and refreshing water.
4. High waterfall.
5. Nice trekking spot.

CONS:
1. Crowded on weekend/student holiday/Indonesian holiday.
2. Medium to long trekking.
3. Can not for swimming.
4. Not clear water in wet season.
5. No changing room.

UPDATE STATUS OF PAON KUNING WATERFALL:

CLOSED FOR ANY VISITOR/TOURIST

*) Since March 21st, 2020 Paon Kuning waterfall has been closed according to government instruction to avoid Corona spreads.

**) They don’t know when it will open. Even in the February 2021 their village goes into red zone of Covid-19. So, they decided to close Paon Kuning waterfall for uncertain time.

SOME ATTRACTIONS NEAR PAON KUNING WATERFALL:

You can combine to visit these places when you visit Paon Kuning waterfall:

1. Dedari waterfall.
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