Want a different vacation atmosphere while on the Island of the Gods? Bedugul Botanical Gardens can be an alternative to other tourist attractions that you can visit besides the beach, waterfalls, and museums which are often the prima donna of vacation spots in Bali. The beautiful natural atmosphere and cool air can make you even more comfortable to linger here. Guaranteed, you will fall in love with the beauty of this tourist attraction located in Tabanan Regency.
Bedugul Botanical Gardens
This botanical garden has more than 2,100 species and 18,000 plant collections, originating from the mountains of eastern Indonesia. With the number of species and plant collections reaching thousands, it's no wonder that the Bedugul Botanical Garden has been named the largest botanical garden in Indonesia. Every year, the collection will continue to increase because the addition of the collection is always obtained from various places. For example, from a nursery garden, exchange seeds between botanical gardens, and also the results of exploration.
This 157.5-hectare park can be a pleasant place for you to increase your knowledge of tropical rain forest plants. There, you can find various types of plants, such as orchids, ferns, begonias, and cactus. In addition, there are also various medicinal plants, plants for Hindu ceremonial events, water plants, Herbarium, and many more.
Around the botanical garden, you will also find several tourist sites and fairly complete facilities. Like Candi Bentar, Kumbakarna, Laga Statue, Ramayana Boulevard, rose garden, views of Beratan lake, traditional Balinese houses, and Usada Cafe. This park can certainly be a very pleasant place for you and your family or partner. Of course, your vacation will be more memorable!
Bedugul Botanical Garden is located on a plateau, which is around 1250-1450 meters above sea level. So, don't be surprised by the cold air there! Try to imagine. In the afternoon, the air temperature is around 17-25 degrees Celsius. While the air at night can reach 10-15 degrees Celsius with a humidity level of 70-90%. Well, because the weather is difficult to predict, you should always wear warm clothes and don't forget to bring an umbrella or raincoat to anticipate.
You can visit this botanical garden every day, starting at 08.00 - 18.00 WITA. Gardens are only closed on Nyepi Day. For those of you who are interested in visiting the Bedugul Botanical Garden, you should travel about 55 km from the city of Denpasar, or about 1.5 hours away by vehicle. Meanwhile, if you come from I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, you have to travel around two hours. From there, you will pass the Denpasar - Singaraja route.