We were picked up from our hotel in Seminyak at 1am (!) for the approximately 2 hour ride to the Mount Batur region. From the start our guide, Mr Sadar, was friendly and informative. We stopped for a toilet break as he warned us there were none nearer the mountain, and then breakfast number one, which was Bali coffee and battered bananas. It was very rustic, but nice. We then drove to the beginning of the trail and took a route that no one else was taking, so it was very quiet and lovely. We saw loads of shooting stars on the way up! I would say though, you have to be fit to do this trek or you will struggle. Then we got to the summit, and went onwards to have our breakfast, including eggs hard boiled by the volcano itself, and watch the sun rise. It was spectacular. After taking our time (and having lots of pictures taken by Mr Sadar) we walked around the ridge, saw monkeys, and descended. Then we were taken to natural volcanic hot pools to soothe our aching muscles and relax. The whole experience was amazing, and was about £100 for two, which we thought was great value for such a unique experience. It was one of the highlights of Bali for us.
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