For the adrenaline-junkie, you have to try this activity when visiting Bali, trekking-down the Kelingking Cliff Nusa Penida. People also know the place as Kelingking Beach or Kelingking Secret Point. In previous years, people come to this place to watch the ocean scenery from the hill. But after the local build a bamboo rail that leads down the beach. If you curious and want to try this activity, here are some tips for you:
Set Your Time Right
Make sure to set your Kelingking Cliff Nusa Penida visit time right. Although the place is open for the whole year, it’s better to avoid your visit during the rainy season. The reason is that the rail turned slippery. And with this degree of slope, the track became more dangerous than usual.
Wear Comfortable Clothes
Because this is a physical activity, make sure to wear a comfortable outfit. The recommended clothes to wear is like some cotton t-shirt and pants. And with the promise of trekking down the rocky hills for more or less one hour, you will surely get sweaty. Also, if you’re planning to enter the water, don’t forget to bring your swimming suit.
Another important outwear for this physical activity is footgear. Make sure to wear comfortable footwear to descend and hike, as you have to hike up at the way back. Maybe a pair of sneaker or those pair of mountain sandal, the point is you have to wear something to walk on the uneven path.
Put on Shades, Hat, and Sun-block
Always remember that Kelingking Cliff Nusa Penida doesn’t have any plants along the rail track. For that, you have to put on all the necessary items to protect your skin from the sun. You have to wear shades to a hat, especially if you descend into the beach at noon, and also don’t forget to put sun-block.
Although there are food and drink stalls on Kelingking Secret Point, there’s none along the tracking rail. For that reason, you have to bring water. The estimated time to descend from the top hill to the beach is one hour. You face a danger of dehydration if you don’t bring any water at your descending journey.
Capture Your Experience through the Lens
Remember to capture the scenery you witness at the journey with your camera. That way, you can eternalize the memory at the right time. Every corner has a magnificent view, and the rugged beauty of the place will give a deep impression for your journey.
Always be Careful
The last tips for trekking-down the Kelingking Cliff Nusa Penida is always careful in every step. There are many unfortunate stories from around the world that people got an accident at their vacation. You surely don’t want to experience it, so always watch on the surrounding.
Trekking down the Kelingking Cliff Nusa Penida is not everyone’s activity. People with physical and health limitation better to enjoy the scenery from the top and don’t come down. Even though doesn’t trek down the cliff, but watch the beauty of the scenery is enough to satisfying enough.