Sekumpul is a name of desa located on north Bali in the area of Kecamatan Sawan Kabupaten Buleleng, this area is to the east of Singaraja city. This location is around 12 kms from Singaraja city, 25 km from center of Lovina beach. From Bedugul around 20 kms, and from Denpasar it is around 80 kms if driving via Singaraja city, which is currently best route. The visit of this waterfall can be combined with rich interesting places to visit. From Denpasar along the route such as Taman Ayun temple, all interesting places in Bedugul such as Botanical garden, highland market, lake Beratan and Ulundanu temple, Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club, lake Bulian, and Singaraja city itself.
Waterfall at desa Sekumpul is the most difficult place to visit, where visitor must pass long paved path at a steep slope down and up deep river current on some times slippery moat growing path. One has to be very cautious to walk. As typical views in North Bali the environment is quiet beautiful where there is very view tourist visiting the area. The path constructed to the water fall was the initiative of the local residents for own recreation place as the beginning, and later when travelers heard about this and some visitors came they open to the public. During rainy season the part is really dangerous as the surface growing thick moats, visitors must wear special shoes.
Sekumpul also known as Gerombong water fall is the highest in Bali local people said it is 100 meter fall, but according to writers it is not more then 25 meters, as real measuring has never been done yet. Along the valley of Sekumpul there are many water falls, but only 2 that can be visited due to natural difficulties. One is from a water spring and one from a river, and fall to the same river basin. Fall from water spring looks more intact and has bigger volume falls freely. Today, one who visit the water fall need to pay parking and entrance fees Rp 7.000 per person to use the facilities prepared by local people such as the path, but toilet and resting facility are absent
Other water falls :
Banjar Kuning Waterfall
Among various tour packages and tour options in Bali there are some tours which can be said always on the publications and interest a large part of travellers to Bali. Kintamani mountain tour sits at the first number as the most popular sightseeing tour, second is Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot tour, third is Uluwatu temple tour.
- Kintamani tour bring combination of watching barong dance, beautiful temple architecture, beautiful natural views, dance, carving, accessories and painting see description
- Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot temples are two historical heritages from 17th, Taman Ayun palace temple which is always found near palaces of Balinese king starting 18th century see description
- Uluwatu temple located on steep drop cliff on the southernmost tip of Bali island. see description