Mount Batur is a prominent mountain in Bali, revered by the locals because it is believed to be sacred. The mountain is located in Batur Village, Kintamani.
With its highest point at 1717 meters above sea level, the mountain is often climbed by those wanting to challenge themselves to an early morning hike.
Mount Batur Sunrise Trekking Tour, Bali Climb & Weather
One of the ways to enjoy this is to go on a trekking or hiking tour. There are a number of tour agents that offer travel packages for trekking. For early risers, check out the Mount Batur volcano sunrise tour. 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.
Mount Batur is an active volcano which last erupted in 2000. Most of the trek will take place in the dark, which can be helpful as it is both cooler and obscures the difficult terrain making it feel less difficult. Torches, hiking sticks and wet weather gear are supplied if needed and your guide will lead the way to ensure that your hike is safe.
The ascent takes around 2 hours to complete and, if timed right, you will arrive just in time to witness a magnificent sunrise. Once the sun is up, enjoy the views of the surrounding crater and lake. Most tours leave at around 2am and will have you back at around 9am.
It can be quite cold in the morning as your trek starts, so make sure to wear layers which you can take off as the day warms up.
So if you are interested in a Mount Batur Sunrise tour, click the link to book a tour today!