DISCOVER THE FAMOUS WANAGIRI HIDDEN HILLS!
Wanagiri Hidden Hills can be found in Bedugul, the northern region of Bali, and it’s home to some of the best viewpoints on the island.
Wanagiri Hidden Hills is also known as the selfie peak region and a very popular spot among Instagrammers!
I have put together this complete guide of Wanagiri Hidden Hills including how to get there, the Wanagiri Hidden Hills entrance fee and what to expect when you arrive!
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HOW TO GET TO WANAGIRI HIDDEN HILLS VIEWPOINT
The best way to get to Wanagiri Hidden Hills in Bedugul is by car or scooter and the drive takes around 1.5 hours from the main tourist areas of Canggu, Seminyak and Kuta.
You can pick up a scooter rental for as little as 50,000 IDR per day from your accommodation or from one of the many scooter rental stores in the main tourist hubs.
Wanagiri Hidden Hill is an easy location to find with the use of google maps on your smartphone.
Wanagiri Hidden Hills
Wanagiri Hidden Hills
BOOK A TOUR TO WANAGIRI HIDDEN HILL
Another alternative to visiting Wanagiri Hidden Hill is to book a full-day tour to see the highlights in North Bali.
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This tour covers the top Instagram spots in North Bali including Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, Banyumala Twin Waterfall, Handara Gate, Wanigiri Hidden Hills and Buyan Lake
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WANAGIRI HIDDEN HILLS ENTRANCE FEE
The Wanagiri Hidden Hills entrance fee is 20,000 IDR which allows you to take photos on the bamboo attractions that are spread out across Wanagiri Hills.
The earlier you go to Wanagiri Hidden Hill the better. This way you will avoid the crowds and be able to take a good shot without someone being a photobomb.
Wanagiri Hidden Hill Viewpoint
Wanagiri Hidden Hills
Wanagiri Hidden Hills Viewpoint
WHAT TO EXPECT AT WANAGIRI HIDDEN HILLS
All along the top of Wanagiri Hidden Hills, you can find bamboo features such as the Bali swing, human-size bird nests, wooden teacups, lookout towers, the bow of a boat, wooden stars and treehouses.
Wanagiri Hidden Hills viewpoint originally used to be a few small roadside warungs, set up as a rest stop for the locals to have a meal and a coffee with a view. Wanagiri Hidden Hill is now a popular Instagram spot attracting tourists and locals from all over the island.
The small warungs on Wanagiri Hidden Hills have been relocated and the new and improved viewpoint consists of man-made bamboo amusement features overlooking Lake Buyan.
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ACCOMMODATION NEAR WANAGIRI HIDDEN HILLS
Bedugul is the closest town to Wanagiri Hidden Hills which has dozens of accommodation options to choose from, so I have narrowed it down to a few of the best places to stay in Bedugul to suit the needs of budget backpackers, luxury travelers and everyone in between.
See the list of accommodations below that I personally recommend:
Luxury: Saranam Resort & Spa Bedugul
Saranam Resort is the best 5-star accommodation near Wanagiri Hidden Hill in Bedugul. Featuring a swimming pool, fitness centre, spa and restaurant, beautiful gardens and free wifi. The rooms are modern and spacious with air conditioning, flat-screen tv, private bathroom and mountain views. A continental breakfast or English breakfast is included.
Mid Range: Handara Golf & Resort
Handara Golf & Resort is more than just a golf course. The entrance to this accommodation is the most Instagrammed location in Bali, Handara Gate. This 3-star resort is set in the beautiful mountains of Bedugul featuring a Japanese restaurant and bar, tennis court and spa. It’s also very close to waterfalls and temples. The rooms are large with a seating area, minibar, free wifi, flat-screen tv and lake views. Perfect place to stay for families, friends and couples.
Budget: Pondok Nyoman
Pondok Nyoman is the best budget accommodation near Wanagiri Hidden Hills in Bedugul for solo travelers or couples on a budget. Featuring a shared lounge, rice terrace views, swimming pool, restaurant and free wifi. They have double rooms available with spacious living and private bathroom. Breakfast is included for all guests.
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OTHER ATTRACTIONS NEAR WANAGIRI HIDDEN HILLS
The northern region of Bali is an adventurers wonderland that has so much to offer! Be sure to read my other related blog posts to discover more iconic locations near Wanagiri Hidden Hills.
Click on the links below to see other related posts:
- Iconic Bali Gates
- Nungnung Waterfall
- Sekumpul Waterfall
- Jatiluwih Rice Terraces – UNESCO Site
- Leke Leke Waterfall
- Banyuwana Amertha Waterfall
- Aling Aling Waterfall
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AIRBNB NEAR WANAGIRI HIDDEN HILLS
Another option for accommodation near Wanagiri Hidden Hill is to stay in an Airbnb, which generally has some great deals in the Bedugul area.
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WHAT TO PACK FOR WANAGIRI HIDDEN HILLS
Everyday Backpack: One of the best backpacks on the market! The Nomatic 20L Backpack is perfect for on the go adventures. Featuring multiple storage spaces for valuables, drink bottles, chargers, notebooks and more. This sleek backpack was designed for you.
Universal Power Adapter: Don’t leave home without one! I highly recommend getting this Universal Power Adapter so that you are able to charge all of your electronics when you’re on the road. Compatible in Asia, UK, Europe, Africa, USA, SA and Australia.
Hidden Money Belt: I never go on a trip without one! The best thing is they are always out of sight, hidden beneath your clothing. With RFID blocking, they are perfectly designed to keep your credit cards, cash and other valuables safe when you’re out adventuring!
Waterproof Phone Case: A waterproof phone case is a must-have item! This universal case will keep your phone safe from water damage, sand and scratches during your adventures. Suitable for all smartphone models.
Portable Charger: One of the best portable chargers on the market! The Anker Power Bank keeps your phone and accessories charged on those longer adventures. Featuring 2 USB charging ports, rechargeable battery, works with iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Oppo and Android.
Microfibre Travel Towel: To pack a towel or not to pack a towel? A standard bathroom towel can take up a lot of space in your travel bag. Get your hands on a quick-dry Microfibre Travel Towel which is perfect for the beach, backpacking, camping and general traveling.
Rain Jacket: A light-weight rain jacket is an absolute must when traveling! North Face waterproof rain jackets come in both men and women sizes, featuring a breathable mesh lining and adjustable hood that can be tucked away inside the collar.
Kindle: The best alternative for books! Kindle e-readers are perfect for long haul flights, reading on the beach or a quiet evening away from the bars. Kindle’s are waterproof with rechargeable batteries and adjustable light settings to suit indoor/outdoor conditions.
Packing Cubes: My favorite item in my backpack! Perfect for organizing your shirts, pants, jackets, socks, underwear and more. This 5 Set Packing Cubes makes packing easier and more efficient, adding extra space in your bag for your next trip.
Activated Charcoal Tablets: Want to avoid food poisoning? Most of us have been a victim of travelers diarrhea from eating street food. Organic Activated Charcoal Tablets are fast-acting and will rid your system of the bad bacteria that causes stomach upset.
MY CAMERA GEAR
Everyday Camera: The most affordable mirrorless camera on the market! I personally use the Sony A7ii Mirrorless Camera on all of my adventures. It’s compact, lightweight and super easy to use for all levels of photography. A 28-70mm Sony lens is also included.
Drone Camera: Take your photography to new heights! The DJI Mavic Pro 2 Drone is at the top of the game when it comes to high-quality images and video, easy to control functions and traveler-friendly capabilities. I guarantee you won’t regret purchasing one.
GoPro Hero 8: One of the most popular cameras on the planet! I love using the GoPro Hero 8 for all of my underwater shots and fast-paced adventures. The GoPro Hero 8 captures the best moments with its wide range of functions that are very simple to use!
Camera Bag: My favorite camera bag I have ever owned! The Lowepro Protactic 450 AW II Camera Bag features a waterproof rain cover, drink bottle holder, padded compartments for cameras, drones, lenses, accessories and it also has a laptop pocket.
Selfie Stick: Everyone loves a good selfie, right!? The Sandmarc Metal Edition Selfie Stick is sleek, stylish and can extend to 1.2m. I find it much easier to take photos and videos with the GoPro when it is mounted to the Sandmarc Selfie Stick!
Camera Tripod: The Joby GorillaPod is suitable for all cameras. This tripod is easy to use and perfect for setting up a time-lapse video or even using it as a selfie stick. The legs are flexible so you can wrap it around a tree or a pole to get creative with your shot.
GoPro Dome: Have you ever wanted to capture those under/over water shots with the GoPro? This epic underwater GoPro dome housing is the best camera accessory to have to create the perfect 50/50 shot. I use mine every time I am in the ocean!
Memory Card: The best thing about SanDisk Extreme Pro is that it delivers maximum speed for images and videos. Having 64GB of storage means that you can store hundreds of files on this SD card for 2-3 days and not have to worry about running out of space.
External Hard Drive: As a photographer, my images and video files take up a lot of space on my MacBook so I use the WD Elements External Hard Drive to store everything. With 4TB worth of storage space, this is more than enough for 1 years worth of content.
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FINAL THOUGHTS OF WANAGIRI HIDDEN HILL
I hope you enjoyed reading this article and if you have any questions about Wanagiri Hidden Hills please leave a comment below and I will get back to you as soon as I can.