A visit to
the waterfall at Gitgit should be on every tourist's list.
It is about nine kilometres from Singaraja towards the
Although the winding road is steep and you have to walk
the last part, it is accessible by car or motorbike.
You can park your vehicle at a parking lot on the Denpasar
to Singaraja road from where you can see the waterfall.
To get closer, you will need to walk.
The path can be considered in two halves.
The first part is a stepped concrete path bordered by
trees and shrubs on one side and a myriad of colourful
shops on the other.
Halfway along the scene changes and on both sides you
can see coffee and clove trees.
It is a refreshing experience to walk in this quiet area
where the birds take turns to sing.
The air is cool and gradually gets colder a you approach
A short distance from the waterfall, the fine water spray
will cool your body.
Sometimes the atmosphere will become misty.
The waterfall is
sixty metres high and as the water falls, it looks like
white clouds falling down the mountain one after another.
The falling water almost completely covers the rockface
of the fall. If your camera is able, try taking some long