Hiking is one of the best experiences you can have whilst visiting Bali as there are so many varied landscapes you can visit.
From mountains to volcanoes, rice paddy fields to national parks and waterfalls, there are so many hiking tours, there is bound to be something to suit the taste of every traveller.
Volcano Trails, Hiking & Trekking Tours in Bali, IndonesiaA good place to start hiking would be the four main volcanoes on the island. These include Mount Agung, Mount Merbuk, Mount Batur and Mount Bratan. Mount Agung is the most sacred of all mountains and is also the highest. Therefore Mount Agung presents the greatest challenge as far as hiking is concerned. Due to the challenging terrain, it is advisable for visitors to take an organised tour.
If staying in Ubud, head out on a tour that will take you through a bamboo forest, rice paddy fields and spring water temple. If staying near Denpasar, take a Komodo National Park your where you will be able to see the Komodo Dragon, the world’s largest lizard. During these tours, you will visit Rinca Island and Komodo Island which are part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
For early risers, check out the Mount Batur volcano sunrise tour, a trek up an active volcano which last erupted in 2000. Here, you will hike up the volcano and reach the top just in time for sunrise where you will get to relax and enjoy a hot breakfast as you take in the beautiful scenery.