Trekking is one of nature tourism activities are quite exciting. This type of activity makes you to be close to nature. In Bali pretty much trekking paths that you can follow. All of these pathways offers stunning natural beauty.
Trekking to Mount Agung
Mount Agung is the highest mountain in Bali. With a height of approximately 3031 meters of ocean surface area. This mountain is located in Karangasem, Bali’s eastern part. Balinese Hindu community believe that Mount Agung is the dwelling place of the gods. Therefore, they make this mountain as a holy sacred place. Nevertheless, the mountain last erupted in 1963 is still open for climbing.
Crater of Mount Agung has a very large and very deep sometimes emits smoke and steam. Of Pura Besakih, the mountain looks like a pointy cone. When in fact the top of the mountain is elongated and ends in a circular craters and wide.
From the top of Mount Agung you can see the peak of Mount Rinjani on the island of Lombok, although both mountains are equally covered in cloud.
Walk PathRoute to Mount Agung
The climb to the summit of this mountain could begin the ascent of three lines :
- Line south of the Strait through Sangkan power.
- Line southeast, from Budakeling through Jackfruit
- Strip the southwest, a climbing route commonly used by hikers, from Pura Besakih.
To respect local beliefs, it is advisable for the climbers to not bring foods made from beef because the area is very sacred mountain.
Trekking to Mount Batur
Mount Batur is located in Bangli district. With a height of about 1717 meters above sea level, and classified as an active volcano. Located in the northwest of Mount Agung, the mountain has a caldera measuring 13.8 x 10 km and is one of the largest and most beautiful in the world. Bund caldera has a height ranging from 1267 meters to 2152 meters. In the first caldera caldera formed second circular with a diameter of approximately seven kilometers.
Mount Batur has erupted repeatedly. Since 1804, Mount Batur has erupted 26 times. The most devastating eruption occurred on 21 september 1926. The eruption of Mount Batur that makes hot lava flow hoard village Ulun Batur and Lake Batur. The last eruption occurred in 2000.
Ascent to Mount Batur promises exquisite charm when you arrive at the summit before sunrise. At that time, you will witness the natural beauty of Bali are watered in the morning light. But the spread of Batur Fund, from the same point you can see Mount Agung towering majestically, even Mount Rinjani on the island of Lombok.
Starting point climbing Mount Batur is usually in front of the Pura Jati, Toya Bungkah Kintamani. Usually, the first step will start at around 04.00 am. with normal speed step, a trip to the top will be spending time over two hours.
If doing trekking with a travel agency, for one-time trip, you’ll be charged around Rp550000 per person. The price includes transfers from and to the hotel, tour guide, lighting during ascent, fruit, mineral water, hot water admission object and use the bathing facilities, lunch, and donations to the local community.
There are also packages that offer to stay with Rp750000 price per person. That price includes transfers from and to the hotel, welcome drink, dinner, snacks, soft drinks, guides, lighting during ascent, mineral water, a standard room for two people, breakfast, fruit, hot objects admission and bathing facilities, lunch and a donation to the local community.