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Northern Charm: Lake Bratan, Handara Gate, Waterfall & Swing

Activity provider: Bali Private Tours

Northern Charm: Lake Bratan, Handara Gate, Waterfall & Swing

Activity provider: Bali Private Tours
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From US$ 70.17 per person

Take a private tour of Bali's most iconic sights that you always see on postcards and Instagram! Snap photos and experience the beauty in the North. Immerse yourself in nature and Balinese culture while exploring monuments and natural wonders.

About this activity

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Korean
Pickup included
Pick-up from the main lobby of your hotel in Ubud, Kuta, Legian, Canggu, Seminyak, Nusa Dua, Jimbaran or Sanur.


6 hours
  • Bali

  • 2 hours
  • Lake Beratan (sightseeing)

  • Handara Iconic Gate (photo stop)

  • Banyumala Waterfalls (swimming)

  • Lunch

    • Optional
  • Wanagiri Hidden Hill (jungle swing)

  • 2 hours
  • Bali

Pickup included
Main stop
  • Visit Bali's most iconic photogenic sites and snap some cool pictures
  • Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and learn about Balinese culture from your guide
  • See the iconic Lake Bratan, Handara Gate, waterfall and end your journey on a swing in a hidden hill
  • Bring your sweet memories home with the add-on Polaroid camera option
Full description
Bali is a living postcard, an Indonesian paradise that feels like a fantasy. This private tour is designed for those who wish to visit all the most iconic and photogenic sites that you always see on postcards and instagram in the northern part of the islands. On top of snapping some Instagram-worthy pictures, you'll learn about the Balinese culture and history behind those sites and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. Your first stop early in the morning will be the iconic Lake Beratan where you will see the majestic temple sitting on a small island on the lake, just as you always see in the postcards of Bali. This lakeside temple was constructed in honor of Dewi Danu, goddess of the lake that was formed by a volcanic eruption 30,000 years ago. Your guide will also explain to you more of the history of this ancient temple as well as the Balinese people and their culture. You will then visit the iconic Handara Gate, well known as the pathway to serenity. Take a wonderful picture in front of Handara Gate with the breathtaking view of green scenery and the gigantic-exotic traditional Balinese gate as your backdrop. Pamper your eyes with the amazing green surrounding, beautiful scenery and the amazing background of smoky green hills between the gates that creates a perfect picture for your trip. Don't forget to take some polaroid photos as well while you are here. Prepare your walking shoes because you will next go to visit the majestic and beautiful Banyumala Twin Waterfall. It’s absolutely perfect for a quiet and peaceful afternoon in the arms of Mother Nature. The natural pool is inviting with its translucent turquoise waters. Swim in tranquility, listen to the thunderous roar of cascading waters and take in the sights of the vibrant greenery. Although no picture will ever do this natural wonder justice, that shouldn’t stop you from that perfect Instagram shot Your journey will not be completed without a visit to the iconic Wanagiri Hidden Hills which is punctuated by a series of whimsical vantage points over Lake Tambingan and Lake Buyan. Here you will fly over the hill and lakes and experience incredible views on a jungle swing. Do not miss the bird cage and also a viewing post shaped like a boat here!
  • Private tour guide
  • Hotel transfer
  • Entrance fees
  • Jungle swing
  • Mineral water
  • Lunch
  • Polaroid camera (available as an add-on)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with heart problems
  • People with low level of fitness

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel

Know before you go

  • It takes approximately 15 minutes walk down to the waterfall from the parking area. Do not forget to bring and wear proper footwear because the road down to the waterfall is slippery
  • Do not forget to bring your swimwear, towel and spare clothes in case you wish to bathe at the waterfall
  • Being in good physical condition is required as the tour will involve walking and hiking steps. This tour is not recommended for pregnant women or participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • Add-on a photographer in your tour and receive all of your photo files instantly in your device and also 10 edited photos
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 392 reviews

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In sum the whole trip was great and very well organised. First we visited Lake Bratan & the famous Handara Gate. It was really interesting to explore the north part of Bali, as it is quite different from the more touristic areas. I enjoyed the view of the lake and mountains, also later the Waterfall, which was an unforgettable experience. Even though it was raining on that day, it didn't got in my way to enjoy the nature around the Waterfall. I took a lot of amazing pictures, also thanks to my guide Suker, who took most of them. Suker is super kind, polite and a well informed guide who is always eager to make you feel most comfortable. I really appreciate the whole trip and can definitely recommend it, especially when you travel solo.

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May 9, 2022

Timmy was an amazing guide! Not only was he very knowledgeable about the history and culture here in Bali, he was also very friendly and happy. My husband and I really enjoyed spending our day with him as our tour guide. Also, one of the attractions that were listed on our tour was unfortunately closed due to the pandemic, but he brainstormed a couple attractions that he thought we may enjoy and it ended up being one of our favourite activities of the day! Highly recommend Timmy (also his photography skills are great!!)

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April 22, 2022

Strawberry was a great guide! He was knowledgeable, funny, answered all my questions great and spoke English very well! The tour was jam packed, we saw the temple on Bratan lake, the twin waterfalls, Handara Gate and we went to the lake viewpoint which was beautiful. He also took the most amazing pictures for me which was really appreciated as a solo traveller. Highly recommend this tour and will definitely book with Strawberry again in the future!

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April 11, 2022

Product ID: 171640