Mount Batur Trekking
Tips for Mount Batur Trekking
Mount Batur trekking is one of the most popular activities to do in Bali. For your information, Bali is not only about beaches and night lives. But you can also find many amazing mountains here, one of them is Mount Batur. Mount Batur is one of the most famous mountains in Bali among many hikers and tourists. It is an active volcano that is located in Kintamani, Bali. Even though this volcano is still active, it does not reduce hikers’ intention to hike and find hidden beauties on the mountain. In addition, this volcano is the greatest place to witness a remarkable sunrise view.
If you are interested to hike and enjoy the mountain as well, here are some tips that you can follow.
Prepare Your Physic
The height of Mount Batur is 1.717 meters above sea level. The height is actually not really high. This is why this volcano is suitable for beginners in hiking. However, you have to still prepare your stamina and physic optimally. You surely want to hike with safe without any problems. In order to have strong physic and stamina, you are suggested to workout at least 2 weeks before hiking the mountain. Make sure you are in good condition when you are hiking. Even though Mount Batur trekking is not that high, the trekking is quite exhausting because the path is slippery, rocky, and sandy. Moreover, unpredictable weather can decrease your immune system.
Do not ever hike when you are sick, have flu or fever. Make sure you bring your personal medicines so that you can directly take them if necessary.
Choose the Best Time
Before you hike Mount Batur trekking, it will be better if you do mini research about the mount Batur weather. Because the weather is really affecting your hiking activity. Kintamani in Bali is pretty tropical so that the rain can come at any time. You should check and estimate the weather in Bali well. The best time to hike Mount Batur is usually at 3 in the morning. The estimated duration to reach the peak of the volcano is about 2.5 hours. So that you will reach the peak at half past 6 in the morning and you will be able to see the sunrise at 6 AM. If you want to be at the top of Mount Batur at night, then you should start hiking earlier.
Hire A Tour Guide
If you are confused or this is your first time hiking Mount Batur trekking, you are highly recommended to hire Mount Batur trekking guide. Foreign hikers and tourists are also recommended to hire a guide. One tour guide will guide 2 persons until 5 persons. You can easily find them at the starting point. Hiring a tour guide will reduce the risk of unwanted and unexpected things from happening. Moreover, your safety will be prioritized. The cost to hire tour guides depends on your negotiation with them. But the cost is usually around IDR 700.000 or around $50. Quite affordable for the sake of your safety.
Bring Your Own Foods and Drinks
Make sure you bring enough water so that you will not be dehydrated. As it is said before, the trekking is pretty exhausting. You can also bring some snacks because you probably do not have breakfast since you need to start the activity at dawn. However, do not forget to bring the trash back down. Do not carelessly throw trash away anywhere on the mountain.
Hiking is an activity that is fun to try. If you spend your holiday in Bali, do not miss trying Mount Batur trekking.
And one of our best package for mount Batur trekking is mount Batur sunrise trekking and hot spring tour package, you can check the details bellow:
Tour Itinerary :
- 01.30 – 03.00. Pick up at your Hotel.
- 03.15. Having Banana or Chocolate pancake with hot tea and coffee at coffee break station.
- 04.00. Arrive at mount Batur Trekking start point (Toya Bungkah start point). Meet with your Mount Batur Trekking guide and starting the hike.
- 05.30 – 06.00. Arrived at Mount Batur Sunrise view point or continue to the main peak (1.717 meter above sea level).
- 06.15. Breakfast service (banana sandwich, boiled egg, fruits and hot drinks).
- 07.00. Trip down and back to car park (if you fit enough walking the entire crater is recommended).
- 08.30 – 09.00. Arrived at finish point / car park.
- 09.15. Visit to Batur Natural Hot Spring.
- 11.00. Drop you back to your hotel.
Pick Up Time:
- Kintamani: 03.00 am
- Ubud : 02.15 am
- Sanur : 01.45 am
- Kuta, Seminyak, Canggu, Legian : 01.30 am
Tour Price :
Pick up at Kintamani Area :
- 1 Person: USD 85 / Pax
- 2 Persons : USD 55 / Pax
- 3 Persons : USD 50 / Pax
- 4 Persons : USD 45 / Pax
- 5 Persons : USD 40 / Pax
Pick up at Ubud Area :
- 1 Person: USD 95 / Pax
- 2 Persons : USD 60 / Pax
- 3 Persons : USD 55 / Pax
- 4 Persons : USD 50 / Pax
- 5 Persons : USD 45 / Pax
Pick up at Kuta, Sanur, Legian, Seminyak, Canggu, Airport, Lovina, Padang Bai & Candi Dasa Area :
- 1 Person: USD 105 / Pax
- 2 Persons : USD 65 / Pax
- 3 Persons : USD 60/ Pax
- 4 Persons : USD 55 / Pax
- 5 Persons : USD 50 / Pax
- Private Air conditioner car.
- Private Experienced Mount Batur Trekking Guide.
- All entrance fees (also including entrance ticket to Natural Hot Spring).
- Breakfast and hot drink at summit
- Mineral Water
- Head Lamp and Walking Pole (by request)
What to Bring :
- Sport shoes
- Sun cream
- Changes clothes
- Swimming suit
- Enough money
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MOUNT BATUR TREKKING