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Mount Batur

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Hikers will enjoy climbing this volcano, and the rewards of the views into the crater and of the crystal clear waters of Lake Batur. (Note: visibility may be limited during the rainy season, Dec.-March.)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Kintamani 80652, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It can be a little tough because of the loose rocks, but the view is stunning! Expect loads of people climbing up with you (all the travel agencies offer the same tour at the same time), but once you get to the top, there's plenty...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Larissa K
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we landed we then realised we have to pay kind of tax to be on that road as well as we have to eat in the resturant to see the peak and take pics else the ladies would surround you till you order. However...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Rajeebg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tip: use a guide (we fully recommend Bazir +62 877 60381082 - available on WhatsApp) After a painful 1am alarm, with a few beers the night before and half way up the Volcano, I questioned whether it was all worth it. Even at 5am when...More

Date of experience: May 2019
4  Thank Keegan08
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you choose to treck-up in the morning for surrise it is worth it, every bit. Word of caution: Unless you are used to trecking not advisable to the sunrise treck. The darkness and the terrain makes it tough. There are motorbikes available on demand...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank PrasannaSugavanam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't take the sunrise trek so we somehow managed to miss the "mafia" in the morning (8:30 ish AM) They managed to get us on the way back though, we were shouted at and threatened, he even suggested that we should go back to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank silviem89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mount Batur is a renowned hiking place and is popular for sunrise. This is by far the biggest tourist trap and the price range for hiking is as low as 100 000 Ruppiah to as high as 1500 000 Ruppiah depending on how would like...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank AaqarshAiyyar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mount Batur was on my “to do” list in Bali and I managed to get it from our hotel paying only 350k. I was first told 1500k by a private driver, then 800k from the same company. Our hotel had a good deal with them...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Andra04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view points offer great views of both the volcano and the lake. There are several hawkers around selling souvenirs and clothes at really cheap prices.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank seleishan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An early start! 1am pick up but the views were worth it. The guides are brilliant they are full of information about the area plus they get you up and down safely. You will be picked up from your hotel in an air conditioned car...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank gingertravel2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 4 did an exhilarating trek up Mt Batur to see the sunrise. We woke up @ 2 am to drive 2 hrs to the bottom of the trek. We started the trek @ 4am & reached the summit @ 6am, well in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank shirishnv
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April 12, 2019|
Response from Jane S |
Four of us did this hike together. Three of us were wearing hiking boots and had no problem on the volcanic rock. One of us was wearing Nike sneakers with worn out thread, and he slipped quite a bit. For enjoyment and... More
April 11, 2019|
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Response from PrasannaSugavanam | Reviewed this property |
Very difficult, but bikes are available for rent for both ways.
Dilini C
March 11, 2019|
Response from Steve S | Reviewed this property |
Talk to your driver to try and get the temple included - everything is negotiable. We just did the climb, we left Ubud at 2.30am and we were walking up the volcano before 4am. We were back in Ubud just after midday. Is this... More