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Mount Batur, a Mountain in Bali that is Suitable for Trekking

Bali not only has beaches, but also mountains that are no less interesting. One of them is Mount Batur. Mount Batur is known to tourists as a suitable place for trekking.

In this article, we will share some information about the Sunrise Trekking at mount Batur. Starting from a brief description, the attraction, to the price packages offered there. All that information can be seen as follows!

Brief Description of Mount Batur
Mount Batur is one of the active volcanoes in Bali. This mountain is also one of the highest mountains in Bali. The location itself is in Kintamani District, Bangli Regency, Bali.

Mount Batur itself has three volcanic cones. Each cone has a crater. The three cones are Batur I, Batur II, and Batur III.

This mountain is commonly used for trekking by tourists. Besides trekking, Mount Batur is also commonly visited for several other tourist activities. Such as watching the sunset and visiting Trunyan Village.

Mount Batur Attraction
There are several attractions found on Mount Batur. Some of these attractions are guaranteed to make you not regret visiting this mountain. Some of these attractions are:

  1. Caldera
    The main attraction of Mount Batur is the caldera. You could say that the caldera on Mount Batur is one of the largest calderas in the world. How not, the caldera on this mountain has a size of 13.8 km x 10 km.

Mount Batur Caldera itself consists of two pieces, namely Caldera I and Caldera II. Caldera II itself is located right inside Caldera I. Caldera II has a circular shape with a diameter of 7 km.

  1. Sunset View
    Enjoying the sunset in Bali does not have to go to the beach. Friends can also do it on Mount Batur. There, you can see the reddish light of the sunset. The light was then covered by a thin mist, and colored the environment around Mount Batur. You can get this panorama when you reach a height of 1717 meters above sea level.
  2. Soil That Gives Off Geothermal Sources
    In some corners of Mount Batur, there is land that emits geothermal sources. On the ground, you can feel the sensation of boiling eggs until they are cooked. To do that, we recommend that you do it with a tour guide. This was done of course for the safety of friends while on Mount Batur.
  3. Trunyan Village
    In addition to nature tours, you can also take cultural tours on this mountain. On Mount Batur, there is a village called Trunyan. In that village, the population is mostly Hindu, inherited from Majapahit. Not like Balinese people in general.

Tour/Trekking Price Packages in Mount Batur
After we close, we will tell you what the price range for a picnic to Mount Batur is. Whether it’s for tours or trekking.

For the tour, you have to spend around IDR 1 – IDR 2 million. The budget already includes the cost of pick-up, tour guide, and so on.

For trekking, the cost is a little more affordable, which is around Rp. 600 thousand – Rp. 800 thousand. Trekking itself can be done individually, in pairs, or in groups. Depending on the wishes of the Companions, as well as the policies of the trekking service provider on Mount Batur.

Thus some information about Mount Batur. Hopefully it can be a guide for friends who are interested in going to this mountain. Whether for trekking or other tourist activities.

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