Amed Things to Do

  • Tirta Gangga water palace
    Tirta Gangga water palace
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  • Tirta Gangga water palace
    Tirta Gangga water palace
    by lotharscheer
  • Tirta Gangga water palace
    Tirta Gangga water palace
    by lotharscheer

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    from Amed to rest of Bali

    by prasanta.g Written Mar 19, 2012

    here is my plan , please advise if it can be made more exciting:
    Day 1: reaching hotel at 12noon at Amed.
    Tirta Ganga,Goa Lawah,Taman Sukasada in the afternoon as these look closer to Amed.
    Day 2 :Kintamani,Batur Lake and Besakih Temple
    Day 3: Lovina,Gitgit Waterfall,Tamblingan Lake
    Day 4 : Check out and Kuta Beach,tanah Lot and Uluwatu Temple.
    Go for Airport

    Am i missing any major destination?

    Thanks all.

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    Visit Tirta Gangga water palace

    by lotharscheer Updated Sep 8, 2011
    Tirta Gangga water palace
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    Tirta Gangga, a maze of pools and fountains surrounded by lush garden and stone statues. The name refers to the water palace built here in 1946 by the Raja of Karangasem who was destroyed almost entirely by the eruption of nearby Mount Agung in 1963, buthas been lovingly re-built and has an air of royal magnificence. Small entrance fee.
    Around Tirta Gangga are some stunning rice paddy terraces and great trekking with some of the best walks in Bali.
    You could also rent one of the 3 villas there, from $ 200 per night.
    There is also a little swimmingpool.
    http://www.tirtagangga-villas.com/index.html
    Public transport from Amlapura on the way to Singaraja, for Amed difficult, change in Culik.

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    bus hopping / snorkelling

    by triram Written Jun 13, 2011

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    snorkelling in bali is a must, plenty of fish and a lovely spot is amed, can be amazing depending on the day visibility is great some days. also you can hop on the small buses think they were green and a purply colour if my memory is correct. also their are local buses which most tourists dont get on we were told but we did and it was crowded but cheap about $3 for an hours drive across bali for 2 of us . loved it.

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    Diving and snorkelling in the Amed area

    by Daihappydai Written May 15, 2011
    Ribbon eel at a depth of 25 meters, Amed
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    Thewaters of the Amed area and further north around Tulamben offer great opportunities for diving and snorkelling. Many fantastic diving spots are accessible directly from the beach. When I was in Amed I organised a dive-accommodation package through Hidden Paradise which works with Euro Dive. The very professional instructor and guides at Euro Dive ensured my diving experience was a great one.
    Go to www.hiddenparadise.com for accommodation and diving packages or view www.eurodivebali.com for more informstion about diving.
    For more iformation about dives and some pictures, see my sport-travel tips for Amed.

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    Strolling the beaches

    by Daihappydai Updated May 15, 2011
    Jukung on the beach in Amed, north-east Bali
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    The beaches in Amed offer a relaxing stroll, far less congested than in southern Bali. Most of the beaches are closer to 'black sand' beaches rather than the gleaming white of other parts of Bali, but generally it is soft sand, good for a little sunbaking. Roads are generally set back a little from the beaches, so there is very little traffic noise, but you are still close to shops to buy a snack or drinks.

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    Meeting the locals

    by Daihappydai Written May 14, 2011
    School boys I met in the street, Amed
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    While the Amed area caters for tourists, and especially diving and snorkelling, it is much quieter than other tourist areas in Bali. This gives you more of an opportunity to talk to the local people. School children, while quite often shy, always like to practice their English. I also found taking a walk on the beach in the late afternoon was a good opportunity to meet some of the local people. I was invited to join an impromptu barbeque on the beach - freshly caught fish cooked over a small fire in the sand.

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    Take a walk at sunset

    by Daihappydai Written May 13, 2011
    Approaching sunset, Amed, north-east Bali
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    At dusk, the roads in the Amed area are fairly quiet, so take the opportunity to go for a walk between villages. The roads are quite steep in parts but offer some spectacular views and the sunsets are incredible.

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  • Diving in Bali

    by Jepun Updated Apr 4, 2011
    Diving in Menjangan
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    Bali is probably well known for one of the world´s best dive destinations. You can find here one of the worlds most pristine and colorful coral reefs. My group and I wanted to discover this little paradise under the water and see one of the marine biodiversity hotspots situated in Bali.
    We decided the exploration of Balis underwater world and we wanted to see the beautifull landscapes and magical culture of Bali above the water. For this we found a dive tour around Bali with Amed Scuba and get completly satisfied.
    The friendly staff of Amed Scuba picked us up at the airport in Denpasar and drove us to the most interesting places and picked us up to whatever our needs were.
    Our tour shows us the diving sites of Menjangan, Tulamben, Amed, Padang Bai and Nusa Penida. We visited local parties in Amed, could see the local arak production in a small village and salt panning, lots of Hindu temple like Besakih (mothertemple of Bali), Pura Tengeh Koripan (with sculptures of the 10th century), Pura Ulun Danu (watertemple), Lampujang and the Git Git waterfalls and ...
    But the best think for us was the diving because Bali´s diving sites show great diversity with vertical drop offs, sand slopes, amazing coral gardens, shipwrecks in peacefull bays and ripping currents.
    The divemaster Nyoman and his brother Alit made all our days in Bali very special. The best service and great friends. We had so much fun with this crew! We will be back!

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    Walk on the beach

    by aussiejen Written Apr 24, 2007

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    I love walking along the beach. There was a small bay just down from where we were staying, ideal for a leisurely stroll.
    Lots of shells and coral washed up on the beach.
    The weather hadn't been the best so the fishing boats weren't able to go out. They were all lined up on the beach waiting for the rough weather to abate.
    Not another soul in sight. Beautiful.

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    Lack of water

    by LotusV8 Written Sep 23, 2004

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    Palmtrees outside Amed

    This coastline suffers from lack of water it is very dry and the palmtrees are fighting for their life, but the rainseason starts soon.
    This part of Bali has not much of watersupply like Kuta or Nusa Dua.
    This means that you must try to take it easy with the water here.

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    Peanuts

    by LotusV8 Written Sep 23, 2004

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    Peanuts in Amed

    The local crop around Amed is Peanuts, the beach was covered with loads of them drying in the sun, it was quite nice talking to the locals and the kids was flocking around you (take care of your belongins). We couldnt see many tourists here, and thats a pity, it is beautiful and the people are suffering from lack of tourists, I paid a small boy 3000 Rupiah for a parkingticket and he ran immediately to his parent shining and dancing - a salesman was born :)

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    Drying salt

    by kyoub Written Sep 11, 2004

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    Troughs

    Between Amed and Selang, you can see the thatched roofs of salt-making huts along the beach.
    Shallow troughs are made of palm tree trunks split in half. Hundreds of these troughs can be see lined up on the beach during salt making season. The hot sun evapoates the water.
    This salt is used for processing dried fish not as table salt.

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    Water palace

    by kyoub Written Sep 11, 2004

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    Palace

    One very interesting tour that we took was to Tiragangga, meaning holy water from the Ganges. It is the best example of Bali's water palaces.
    It was restored after being damaged by the eruption of Gunung Agung in 1963.
    the pools and fountains are set in pretty gardens with very intersting stone artwork.
    there is also a restaurant here and villas that you can rent.

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    Highest peak

    by kyoub Updated Sep 10, 2004

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    Gunung Agung

    Gunung Agung is Bali's highest and most revered mountain. It is seen from most of the south and east Bali.
    It is posssible to climb Agung from several directions or you can just admire it at a distance.
    A scenic road goes around the southern slopes, going through some beautiful countryside.

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