Mount Batur is one of the volcanoes in Bali with active status. Mount Batur is located in Kintamani district, Bangli regency. If you want to see Mount Batur from a distance, then you can see it from Penelokan village. From Penelokan village you can see the beauty of Mount Batur as well as the beauty of Lake Batur.
Things to do in Mount Batur
Mount Batur is often visited by tourists for various purposes, such as the most popular that is climbing to the top of Mount Batur to see the sunrise. Climbing on Mount Batur is not only favored by international tourists but is also in demand by local Indonesian tourists. From the top of Mount Batur you can see the sunrise and beautiful nature around the mountain like Lake Batur and the farm area on the side of Lake Batur.
Tips on Visiting Mount Batur
Each climb is done, whoisbali.com recommend that always accompanied by local tour guide. This is so that you do not get lost on the way and can arrive on time at the top of the mountain. Local tour guides are usually trained and know the characteristics of Mount Batur. With this you will be safer in the climb.
In addition to local tour guides, you can also use a tour service in Bali that provides climbing packages on Mount Batur. This tour service can be a solution for those of you who are first to Bali or for those of you who do not want complicated preparing for the trip. You will be picked up from your hotel to be delivered to the starting point of the climb. You do not need to be confused to find travel routes that you can go through because usually tour service providers already know the fastest route and have an estimated departure time based on the location of your stay. With the experience of a tour service providers in Bali, you will not be too late to see the sunrise at the top of Mount Batur.
If you want to get a perfect view of sunrise, you should do the climb in the dry season where the peak of the mountain is not covered by fog. Or you can take advantage of existing weather forecasts as your reference for climbing to the top of Mount Batur.
The most important thing when you make the climb to the top of Mount Batur is to obey the rules issued by the manager. We need to remind you that Balinese people are very sacred and consider every mountain as a holy place. Whoisbali.com advises you to keep the holiness and sanctity of Mount Batur by following the instructions of the manager during the climb at Mount Batur.
The tourist destination is close to Mount Batur
Near or along the road to Mount Batur, there are several destinations you can visit. The destinations are:
- Penelokan Village, the best place to see Mount Batur and Lake Batur from a distance,
- Ulun Danu Batur Temple, one of the largest temples in Bali,
- Trunyan Village, is one of the villages in Kintamani with a unique burial system,
- Natural Hot Spring Toya Devasya, one of the natural hot spring and camping resort on side of Lake Batur,
- Pinggan Village (Bukit Cinta Pinggan), a place to enjoy the sunrise and a romantic spot for prewedding photo sessions,
- Penglipuran Traditional Village, one of the traditional villages in Bali.