Buyan Lake, also known as Danau Buyan, is one of the twin lakes in Bedugul’s mountainous region in Northern Bali. The lake is approximately 1,200 meters above sea level and is renowned for its pristine waters and breathtaking vistas. Covering an area of about 3.5 square kilometres, Buyan Lake is surrounded by dense forests and verdant hills, creating a picturesque setting that captivates visitors with its tranquil ambience.
While specific historical details are scarce, Buyan Lake holds significance in Balinese culture and folklore. According to local legends, the twin lakes of Buyan and Tamblingan were formed by the tears of a grief-stricken mother. She cried because her children had transformed into lakes to escape a wicked king’s pursuit. Today, Buyan Lake stands as a symbol of resilience and natural beauty, inviting travellers to immerse themselves in its serene atmosphere.
- Scenic Beauty: Marvel at the breathtaking panoramas of Buyan Lake, with its crystal-clear waters reflecting the surrounding hills and lush greenery.
- Tranquil Ambiance: Experience peace and serenity as you soak in the peaceful atmosphere of Buyan Lake, away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
- Nature Walks: Explore the surrounding forests and hills with leisurely walks along the lake’s shores, offering birdwatching and wildlife spotting opportunities.
- Water Activities: Enjoy a range of water activities such as kayaking, fishing, or simply taking a refreshing dip in the calm waters of Buyan Lake.
- Camping Ground: Set up camp amidst the natural beauty of Buyan Lake and spend an unforgettable night under the starlit sky, surrounded by the sounds of nature.
- Cultural Encounters: Discover the rich cultural heritage of the local communities surrounding Buyan Lake, known for their traditional farming practices and warm hospitality.
Combine your visit to Buyan Lake with other enchanting attractions in Northern Bali, such as the Singaraja Lovina Tour, Bedugul Nature Tour, Bedugul VW Safari Tour, and other Bali Tour Packages. Contact our team to customize your itinerary and embark on an unforgettable journey through Bali’s natural wonders.
Other Tourist Attractions Nearby
Explore the diverse array of attractions in the vicinity of Buyan Lake, including Gitgit Waterfall, Sekumpul Waterfall, Munduk Waterfall, Carat Waterfall, Aling-Aling Waterfall, Tamblingan Lake, Beratan Lake, Ulun Danu Temple, Ponjok Batu Temple, Lovina Beach, Banjar Hot Spring, Busungbiu Rice Terrace, and Pulaki Temple.