Mount Batur is an active volcano, placed in the middle of the two “cauldron-like depression that forms following the evacuation of a magma reservoir”, north-west of Mount Agung, Bali, Indonesia. The inner caldera has 7.5 km and has been formed as a result of the Bali ignimbrite establishment.
The last major eruption was recorded in 2000.
Mount Batur is a great place for trekking
Mount Batur is a holy mountain like Mount Agung. It’s located in the village of Batur and has an altitude of 1,717 meters above the water level. It can be explored from the foot of the mountain to the limit of the possible road by specialists in 2 hours.
Tourists who choose this destination are either lovers of adrenaline and adventure or are just attracted by the beauty of the area.
Arriving at the top of the mountain, do not miss the opportunity to admire a unique sunset. The colorful show and the holiness of the earth will free you from negative thoughts and give you the feeling of freedom and security.
In order to practice trekking on Mount Batur, we recommend collaborating with a local guide. They already have a well-planned itinerary. Together, you will enjoy a coffee at Traditional Bali Coffee Processing, a place where the tropical plantations are protected, but also a breakfast prepared at the steam that is emitted by the volcano crater. Does it sound captivating?
Have fun with Water Rafting
A perfect trip in this area is when you combine useful trekking activities on Mount Batur with water rafting on the Ayung River. This is one of the most spectacular rivers in Bali, providing entertainment features for all ages.
Being formed of 45 springs that flow through wild forests and through a rock show, the Ayung River transforms a simple and funny activity into a memorable experience.