Mount Agung
Mount Agung
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Hiking Mount Agung is a memorable experience—the active volcano is considered a sacred site, and the climb offers sweeping views of Bali. You can hike up to either the crater rim or the peak, the latter being the more challenging option. April to October offer the best conditions, with better visibility and less chance of rain. Hiring an experienced guide is a must, and climbers should have an adequate fitness level. Bring a headlamp and a trekking pole, and dress appropriately for cold conditions at the top. You’ll depart at midnight and aim to summit in time for sunrise. – Tripadvisor
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  • Madeline R
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Trust in your guide!
    My friends and I started our trek with guide Wayan (+62 823-4134-4030) through the jungle and only got 30 mins into the like. I feel terribly unwell with gastro and was supported by Wayan and my friends to decent back down to safety. Lucky for Wayan’s strong advice to not continue, as I became terribly unwell quickly after. I am very lucky to have had such a great guide that put human safety first. We didn’t get to spend much time with Wayan but from the time we spent, he is a kind and considerate being with great knowledge, spiritual nature and deeply connected to the land. Thank you Wayan and my incredible Mates for looking after me. Maybe we will be back next year, in good health ! 🙏🏼
    Visited May 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written May 25, 2023
  • Kris B
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Climb to mount Agung
    The hike was amazing and totally worth it. It is not the toughest one depending on your fitness level, but also not a walk in the park. We took the shortest route from Pura Pasar temple and were guided by Wayan Darta (+6282341344030 WhatsApp) and couldn’t ask for a better guide. He’s doing this for already 15 years. The climb up was as fast as you wanted it to be. On top of the hill we were provided with hot tea and fried bananas dessert as well as noodle soup. The climb starts at 1am and we were at top at 5:30 including few longer stops to rest and wait a bit, so that we would not have to wait a long time on top where it’s colder. Taking into account that soon the climb will not be possible due to new regulations, it is suggested to hurry up if you had a wish to climb mount Agung.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written June 21, 2023
  • Jasmine
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Awesome hike with Wayan Darta
    I had a fantastic hike up Mount Agung with my guide Wayan Darta (+6282341344030) - timely pickup, hiking equipment provided, his team also started a campfire to keep us warm, food and coffee were also provided during the hike. Wayan’s team knows Mount Agung really well and I felt safe throughout the hike despite the terrain. Highly recommend Wayan Darta!
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written June 30, 2023
  • Shaun Findlay
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Camping tour with Wayan Dartha
    Had an amazing experience with Wayan and his team, they provided everything we needed to camp and hike to the summit. All the guides knew the mountain very well and made sure we were safe along the route. His number is +6282341344030, highly recommend
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written July 1, 2023
  • Dan L
    Bunbury, Australia7,762 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Dominates the Skyline
    We have viewed Mount Agung on many occasions, this was the first time that we had got really close to the currently silent volcano. While staying in Kubu, a driver from the resort generously took us for a drive around the village and because I was discussing the volcanic sand extraction with him, decided to take us to site. It's the primary source of sand and rock for construction throughout Bali with some also exported to Java. Very interesting to view the processes involved. In the meantime, Mount Agung looks benignly down on all this activity, I wonder when it will become angry again.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written August 28, 2023
  • Cami
    United States10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Gunung Agung- Strenuous but well worth it!
    I had such a great time trekking Gunung Agung with through Wayan Darthas company. They organized transportation from my hostel in Ubud to the mountain and back. My guide Bom Bom was very kind and courteous, he would show me the best places to put my feet while hiking as to not slip or trip. He also brought snacks and tea for the top. The views were immaculate. To book with them you can contact them via WhatsApp +6282341344030 It is a very strenuous hike, both paths are pretty much completely uphill. The pura pasar path is quicker and easier (although still very challenging) & good choice if you’re not 100% sure you can make the other trek.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written September 6, 2023
  • Fay L
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Humbling & Rewarding
    Hiked up Mount Agung’s crater rim with Wayan’s company and could not fault it. We were picked up at 11pm (staying at Seminyak) and arrived at the starting point at 1am. We started our ascent at 1:30am and arrived safely at 5:30am before the sunrise. Personally, the climb itself is mentally challenging as opposed to physical. The climb is broken down into 3 phases with the first phase being a steep walk through the woods/jungle which gradually turns into phase 2: rocky pathway. The final stage is the most arduous which required partial climbing if one is not familiar with rock face trekking. Fitness wise it’s a great workout but I’d suggest being mentally prepared at the gravity of it all as it becomes overwhelming with the steepness, lack of sleep and uncertainty of where the actual end point is. Sunrise was gorgeous with our guide offering coffee, tea, snacks and noodles. The descent can be a little tough on the knees but doable. We managed to arrive back on site in 3 hours and 30 minutes at a steady pace. Hiking pole, headlamp and gloves are provided. I’d strongly suggest to BYO gloves to protect you not just from the cold but for protection from the terrain. Bringing suitable outerwear and wearing appropriate footwear is also suggested as it gets quite cold and windy and the terrain is uneven and extremely rocky. Our guide spoke little English but paced himself to us and strategically moved up the mountain based on the most suitable ascent for our ability. I’d highly recommend this hike and Wayan’s company. Although it was difficult, it’s very rewarding once you’re back on land!
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written September 28, 2023
  • Print Club T
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mount Agung
    All the logistics very simple. Just write via whatsapp to Wayan (+62 82341344030) and he will organize taxi pick up at your hotel and guide. Putu took me up the mountain, very reliable. 1300mt incline, very steep, some scrambling, cold towards the top. Incredible hike. Do it!
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written September 30, 2023
  • Jake D
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My Unforgettable First Climb Up Mount Agung with Wayan's Exceptional Team!
    My inaugural ascent of Mount Agung was a profoundly transformative experience, and I owe it all to Wayan and his exceptional team. Gusti, my driver, was more than just a chauffeur; he was a cultural guide who made the four-hour round trip from my hotel to the trailhead an eye-opening journey. Gusti's punctuality and dedication to my comfort was unwavering. On the drive back, his engaging conversation and extensive knowledge about Bali and Indonesia were the highlights of my trip. I chose to stay wide awake, captivated by his words; sleep was simply out of the question. Leni, my guide, was the cornerstone of my maiden climb. Her expertise was evident, but what truly set her apart was her patience and willingness to teach. Leni patiently shared fundamental climbing principles that empowered me as a novice. She knew when to encourage and when to let me catch my breath, instilling confidence with every step. Wayan, the architect of this unforgettable adventure, meticulously planned every aspect of the journey. His team possesses a unique knack for turning first-time climbers into capable explorers. For those contemplating the ascent of Mount Agung or an exploration of Bali's wonders, I wholeheartedly recommend Wayan and his remarkable team. They specialize in crafting experiences that offer safety, comfort, and cultural enrichment. To embark on your adventure, reach out to Wayan at +6282341344030. Thank you, Wayan, Gusti, and Leni, for etching my debut climb into my heart as a truly unforgettable experience!
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written October 7, 2023
  • Venu K
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    On the top of Bali
    On a vacation here and decided to do something adventurous. Found Wayan's contact online and everything fell in place after that. He took care of everything end to end, from pickup to taking us on the hike to dropoff and even helped me procure hiking shoes when I could not find my size in local stores. The hike itself was pretty tough as it is a relentless climb and pretty slippery on the way down. The guides were really helpful in pacing us and taking care of us. The views of the sunrise and the crater are good but there is not much scenery to enjoy otherwise. If you plan to do this hike I highly recommend to go with Wayan. His WhatsApp contact is +6282341344030.
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written November 13, 2023
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逸其 王
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
My English is not very well but I still want to share this incredible experience with all of you. Long before going to Bali for vacation, I've heard about this highest mount in Bali called Mount Agung, a holy mountain for natives. I really like to take challenge so I decided to climb it. If you want to climb, I strongly recommend you to contact Wayan on whatshapp number +6282341344030, a super professional and warm guide.
What I want to emphasize is that Mount Agung is really hard for fresh climber, we chose a relative easier route(total two routes) which took us nearly 11 hours to climb up and down, from 1a.m. to 12a.m.. And there is no path after going through the jungle because its a valcano and there are rocks and rocks, you must be extremely cautious and careful!!!!
With the help of Wayan, We got to the top on 5:55 and at first we cannot see sunrise because of cloudy weather. Fortunately enough surrounding scenery became clear soon, and we can enjoy the splendid sunrise and huge crater of Agung. I would never forget the sense of achievement at that moment.
When climbing down, because Im too tired, Wayan help to take my backpack, he is so strong and familiar to this Mountain.
Written January 4, 2023
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Kerry
South Africa152 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Solo
The pick up was at 11.30am from my hotel in Ubud. I am a 51 year old female with good fitness and hence was anxious that I would be able to summit.
I was introduced to my guide Wayan who had limited english however Wayan has been doing this trek for 25 year and immediately I knew I was in the best and most experienced hands of Ubud.
We were served friend banana and hot coffee before we set off.
It was cold and this went down fantastically well.
It is a trek for people who have a good level of fitness and it is steep where majority of trek is walking on loose rocks.
Bring your own headlight, warm gear and proper hiking boots.
We stop for several breaks and the guides light fires which we sat around and served strong hot coffee.
Wayan kept offering me banana bread at the breaks which I took as need the energy.
The breaks are pinnacle as the legs need a short reprieve after the uphill grind.
The stars were out on a perfectly clear night and was an awesome experince sitting on the side of this mountain, drinking coffee watching the lights below.
The last km is very challenging and again,Wayah reminded me to follow his feet.You clamber at this stage and can only see head lights of those ahead of tou.
Upon reaching the summit, we were a little early for the sunrise and sat around a fire and were served a breakfast of bread,boiled eggs and bananas which I gladly ate and need the protein and energy.
The wind blew and it was freezing.
The sunrise was spectacular and a reminder of How Great Tho Art.
We took many pics and then started the down ascent which required extreme concentration.
With the sun up, you become aware of just how far you have climbed upwards and am very relieved that I did not see this going up and frankly, not sure I would have preceded as it is trechous come down with the loose rocks.
My knee took a pounding as just down and more down.
My journey of Mt Angung is an exceptional one and possibly is of most challenging trek I have done.
Again "shout out" to Wayan from Ubud Sun rise Trekking as without this man experi ce and encourage I would not have reached the summit.
He also sang on the way down wich was delightful as took the " edge off" the daunting beginning decent.
Food,water and concern was continually being offered which made me know I was in excellent hands.
An overall incredible experince and I would recommend to anyone thinking of it....DO IT
Written July 28, 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Jake D
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
My inaugural ascent of Mount Agung was a profoundly transformative experience, and I owe it all to Wayan and his exceptional team.

Gusti, my driver, was more than just a chauffeur; he was a cultural guide who made the four-hour round trip from my hotel to the trailhead an eye-opening journey. Gusti's punctuality and dedication to my comfort was unwavering. On the drive back, his engaging conversation and extensive knowledge about Bali and Indonesia were the highlights of my trip. I chose to stay wide awake, captivated by his words; sleep was simply out of the question.

Leni, my guide, was the cornerstone of my maiden climb. Her expertise was evident, but what truly set her apart was her patience and willingness to teach. Leni patiently shared fundamental climbing principles that empowered me as a novice. She knew when to encourage and when to let me catch my breath, instilling confidence with every step.

Wayan, the architect of this unforgettable adventure, meticulously planned every aspect of the journey. His team possesses a unique knack for turning first-time climbers into capable explorers.

For those contemplating the ascent of Mount Agung or an exploration of Bali's wonders, I wholeheartedly recommend Wayan and his remarkable team. They specialize in crafting experiences that offer safety, comfort, and cultural enrichment. To embark on your adventure, reach out to Wayan at +6282341344030. Thank you, Wayan, Gusti, and Leni, for etching my debut climb into my heart as a truly unforgettable experience!
Written October 7, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Fay L
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Couples
Hiked up Mount Agung’s crater rim with Wayan’s company and could not fault it. We were picked up at 11pm (staying at Seminyak) and arrived at the starting point at 1am. We started our ascent at 1:30am and arrived safely at 5:30am before the sunrise. Personally, the climb itself is mentally challenging as opposed to physical. The climb is broken down into 3 phases with the first phase being a steep walk through the woods/jungle which gradually turns into phase 2: rocky pathway. The final stage is the most arduous which required partial climbing if one is not familiar with rock face trekking. Fitness wise it’s a great workout but I’d suggest being mentally prepared at the gravity of it all as it becomes overwhelming with the steepness, lack of sleep and uncertainty of where the actual end point is. Sunrise was gorgeous with our guide offering coffee, tea, snacks and noodles. The descent can be a little tough on the knees but doable. We managed to arrive back on site in 3 hours and 30 minutes at a steady pace. Hiking pole, headlamp and gloves are provided. I’d strongly suggest to BYO gloves to protect you not just from the cold but for protection from the terrain. Bringing suitable outerwear and wearing appropriate footwear is also suggested as it gets quite cold and windy and the terrain is uneven and extremely rocky. Our guide spoke little English but paced himself to us and strategically moved up the mountain based on the most suitable ascent for our ability. I’d highly recommend this hike and Wayan’s company. Although it was difficult, it’s very rewarding once you’re back on land!
Written September 28, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Donavan
Singapore, Singapore1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Mt Agung is a tough hike but really worth it to give it a try. Ensure that you are physically fit and mentally fit to attempt climbing it. The ascent was much easier as compared to the descent probably due to the fear of falling. The hike up took us about 4hrs40mins including long breaks in between. And the descent took a similar duration.

We had the best guide, Wayan, he ensured that all our needs were attended to and paced himself according to us. He was really attentive to our physical conditions and gave us ample rest in between. We still managed to reach the lower summit at 5am, in due time for the most magical sunrise we have ever witnessed. Wayan is also the leader of the many guides on Mt Agung. While descending there was a mishap up above us, whereby a German hiker fell and hit her head which started bleeding profusely. Without hestation, Wayan and his team of guides rushed to offer their aid and ensured her safety the entire way down the mountain. It was truly an awesome experience and I wouldn’t have had it any other way.

You may contact Wayan at +6282341344030
Written March 28, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Jasmine
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Solo
I had a fantastic hike up Mount Agung with my guide Wayan Darta (+6282341344030) - timely pickup, hiking equipment provided, his team also started a campfire to keep us warm, food and coffee were also provided during the hike. Wayan’s team knows Mount Agung really well and I felt safe throughout the hike despite the terrain. Highly recommend Wayan Darta!
Written July 1, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Venu K
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Solo
On a vacation here and decided to do something adventurous. Found Wayan's contact online and everything fell in place after that. He took care of everything end to end, from pickup to taking us on the hike to dropoff and even helped me procure hiking shoes when I could not find my size in local stores. The hike itself was pretty tough as it is a relentless climb and pretty slippery on the way down. The guides were really helpful in pacing us and taking care of us. The views of the sunrise and the crater are good but there is not much scenery to enjoy otherwise. If you plan to do this hike I highly recommend to go with Wayan. His WhatsApp contact is +6282341344030.
Written November 13, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Ula M
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Friends
I was trying to do research to see if we could do it and it was pretty much useless. So we decided to go and see for ourselves. At first I was scared going up because in my head it seemed like a vertical climb. At night you cannot really see much and because of the clouds, the trail is visually cut off. I was terrified, and I am a rock climber (indoor though). But then going down I almost laughed at myself. It’s not that bad and you can always go on your behind and use your arms. We had such a phenomenal tour guide and a driver, I think they come in package. Not only a caring and knowledgeable but has such a wonderful personality. Excellent English! He made us feel safe and helped me when needed. And also made the climb fun and insightful. I would highly recommend going with him if you are not sure.
His name is Medi +62 852 37500553
Written July 24, 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Dan L
Bunbury, Australia7,762 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
We have viewed Mount Agung on many occasions, this was the first time that we had got really close to the currently silent volcano. While staying in Kubu, a driver from the resort generously took us for a drive around the village and because I was discussing the volcanic sand extraction with him, decided to take us to site. It's the primary source of sand and rock for construction throughout Bali with some also exported to Java. Very interesting to view the processes involved. In the meantime, Mount Agung looks benignly down on all this activity, I wonder when it will become angry again.
Written August 29, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Simon B
City of Greater Geelong, Australia4,013 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
Given on holidays and not on a crazy adventure tour or launching a YouTube channel I thought best to sip a Bintang beside sleepy Bali Dog in Warung on Sanur Beach and take a dusk photo of mount across seascape. Photo of Agung is beautiful. Well done to thrill seeking climbers who made the effort to scale.
Come to Oz sometime and traverse our awesome Grampians Peak Trail .. without sulphur or smoke.
Written January 17, 2024
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