Mount Batur Bali is an active volcano that is concealed inside a larger, older volcano. With a summit point of 5,633 feet high, Mount Batur is the ultimate place to trek on an adventurous hike. During your day tip to Mount Batur, we will show you around a few more magical places, which you didn’t even know of existed in Bali. 

 

Tegalalang Rice Terraces

These stunning and peaceful rice terraces are located in Ubud and famously known for its rice paddies and subak (traditional Balinese irrigation system). Subak is the water management system for rice fields on Bali island, which was developed in the 9th century. 

According to history, the subak was passed down by Rsi Markandeya, a highly-cherished holy man popular in the 8th century.

As Tegalalang forms one of the most splendid landscapes in Ubud, the rustic villages in Ubud of Pejeng and Campuhan have a share in this as well. As the Tegalalang Rice Terraces are positioned in the high roadsides of Ubud, the temperature remains cool and breezy. This is what you want on a probably hot day out in Bali. 

Aside from tourists falling in love with this destination, painters, artists, and conservationists also adore visiting this hotspot with the close cafes and kiosks within close walking distance.

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When partaking in any sort of hike, it is vitally important to pack the necessities ensuring your mountain trek is as comfortable and seamless as possible. Only bring what you absolutely need, and leave the rest in your hotel.

 

A few things to remember to pack when climbing Mount Batur Bali

 

  • Comfortable hiking shoes (preferably ones that you have previously worn so you can eliminate the initial ‘breaking in the shoes’)
  • Long pants to protect your legs from unforeseen, prickly bushes (jeans are not recommended)
  • A warm jacket as the temperature at the volcano summit is between 8-15° Celsius
  • Durable, waterproof, hiking backpack
  • A high-quality camera, or a drone if you like to take awesome shots (if you want to fully enjoy the hikem we also provide a photographer for you who will take the shots for you while you enjoy the stunning nature)
  • Suitable swimming gear upon entry of hot springs
  • Change of dry clothes after swimming in the hot springs
  • Extra bottle of water
  • SPF Sunscreen
  • Bug spray

 

Now that the most important is accomplished, let’s move on to the actual itinerary for the Mount Batur Bali climbing day outlined below.

We will pick you up and personally escort you for your Mount Batur hike between 1:30 AM  and 2:30 AM, depending on your location. 

This activity level of this sunrise hike is rated moderate making it suitable for all skill levels of hikers. This hike rewards you in the end with a breathtaking sunrise and dazzling views of Bali itself.

Keep in mind that the duration of the hike including ascending and descending is a total amount of 4 hours so we recommend obtaining a good night’s sleep before you attempt this sunrise hike.

 

Official Itinerary For the Mount Batur Hike Trip

1:30-2:30 AM- Pick up time

3:45 AM- Arrive at the starting point of Toya Bungkah Village where our driver introduces you to your English-speaking, experienced, friendly mountain tour guides for the day.

6:15 AM- Arrive at Mount Batur’s Summit (sunrise point). Here you have the option to enjoy breakfast with snacks such as a hot cup of coffee or tea, delicious banana bread, and some water.

7:00 AM- Continue with your hike around the entire crater on Mount Batur for an hour.

8:00 AM- Begin your descension to Toya Bungkah Village which is the finishing point of the hike.

9:00 AM- Arrive at Toya Bungkah Village and board back into the car where the driver will be happily waiting for you in order to escort you to the natural springs where you can dip into the warm, cleansing waters.

 

9:15 AM- Stop at Toya Devasya Hot Springs.

12:30 PM- Have lunch at Tegalalang Rice Terraces where you have the opportunity to taste the wonderful, traditional cuisines of Indonesia. While here, capture the intriguing moments with your camera. The option is also given to take pictures with the local farmers.

1:30 PM- Arrive back at your hotel.

 

Even though the Toya Devasya Hot Springs is optional on your sunrise hike, it is renowned for revitalizing your body, rejuvenating your soul, and nourishing your mind as your soak in the natural hot spring pools.

Toya Devasya Natural Hot Springs feature four, natural hot spring pools and one Olympic-sized infinity pool. Heated deep within the earth, minerals from the colorless and odorless hot spring bring healing and curative powers.

Soaking up these heavenly waters after an adventurous day of hiking, canoeing, or cycling complements your sore muscles and aching body. Alternatively, the Toya Devasya Hot Springs is a perfect getaway to enjoy the majestic panorama overlooking Batur Lake.

 

Luxury Bali Escapes

This is just a simple taste of what Luxury Bali Tours has to offer to our customers in terms of breathtaking and unforgettable excursions. We also provide hikes of Mount Rinjani and Mount Agung where you able to witness more dazzling viewpoints.

As an alternative option, we also offer waterfall treks that allow you to witness the dazzling Sekumpul Waterfall which is made of a cluster of seven precarious cascades.

What makes this adventure appealing is its astonishing landscape, healthy rice paddies, colorful rambutan trees, and the surrounding coffee plantations. Doesn’t this trek sound like a dream?

Contact Luxury Bali Tours today to discover what other personalized itineraries we can plan for you, similar to the sunrise hike at Mount Batur and Sekumpul Waterfall Trek.

 

View at Toya Devasya Hot Springs

 

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