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Mount Batur Kintamani Bali Indonesia

Mount Batur is based in an area called Kintamani and located in North-East Bali. The collection of small villages of Batur, Kintamani and Penelokan are based at the large basin-shaped crater rim of Batur. Toyo Bungkah village is also at the lakes edge. This area is traditional Balinese and the utmost respect should be shown to the locals, which means dressing and acting appropriate.

Kintamani Mount Batur Bali Indonesia

Trekking Mount Batur

This area is popular with trekkers, and the climb to the summit of Mount Batur is 1,700 meters and should take around 2 hours.  Local guides are in abundance and will take you up the summit, the most popular being for the amazing sunrises. The climb is rated easy and can be organised from Toya Bungkah village office for the Mount Batur trekking guides. The cost is around 300,000 – 400,000 IDR (barter hard).

Mount Batur Bali Indonesia

Getting to Kintamani

You can book local buses for your trip to Kintamani which is located 1 hour from Ubud. This should cost around 100,000 IDR from most agents and slightly more from Kuta and Sanur. The sunrise tour should cost you 250,000 IDR and includes breakfast.

Mount Batur Kintamani Bali Indonesia

Mount Batur Kintamani Bali Indonesia

Onward Travel

We use Skyscanner for all our flights. You’re only a short boat ride from the Gili Islands that you can read Here for further information. Another trip to Nusa Lembongan should also be on your radar. It’s an amazing location. There are direct flights to Lombok and Australia.

Check out this posts for further things to do at the Tegalalang rice terraces that are in same area and worth visiting.

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2 Comments

  1. From memory, i think it may of been http://www.langkawi-ferry.com, but as i mentioned, any small travel agent will organise the transfer for you.

    Our’s included a 30 minute taxi from Pantai Cenang beach to Kuah jetty, the boat transfer to Satun and the coach to Krabi, all on 1 ticket.

    We used a travel booking agent(1 of about 8) in Cenang but there are plenty around this area and also Kuah town, depending where you’re based.

    You are advised to book once there instead of a fixed price online direct…..you can barter the price and ask around at a few different agents to see what deal you can get.

    Happy travels

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