Batur Volcano is an active Volcano in Bali Island Indonesia located in the midle of Batur caldera beside the Batur lake directly. This Volcano is unique, surrounded by one of the biggest caldera in the world. The elevation also varies from 1300 – 2000 m. Similar like Bromo volcano with its sea of sand, this caldera was made from an ancient volcano that explode two times almost 30,000 and 20,000 years ago. Leaving some of its body that become Batur Caldera as we know nowadays. It has three crater. Those are Batur I, II, and III.
The explotion in the past also create a lake in the middle, it has a crescent moon formation. Making it a very beautiful scenery to enjoy. Batur volcano and it’s uniqueness made the government turned it into the first geopark in Indonesia on 2012.
The spot for sunrise in this volcano has 1700 m elevation from the sea level. Making it a perfect spot for sunrise. What is popular from this place is that you will have a golden sunrise in this area. Making it worth to visit. Waking up early in the morning and going uphill The Batur Volcano, your strugle will be rewarded by glistening orange and golden rays of the sun. While the sun rise, you will feel very high as you see the clouds bellow it. Making it like we are above the sky. With fresh air and hot coffee or tea, we believe it will be a magical way to start the day. And it is best to come here when it is not the wet season as the cloud will close the sunrise.
To go to the top of the Batur Volcano, normally, it will need 2-3 hours by trekking. Also 2 hours to go down plus the time you spend there to enjoy the sunrise. The starting time from your hotel will be depends on the location of your hotel. From Nusa Dua and Jimbaran we need to start from 01.00 AM, from Seminyak and Kuta will need to be ready at 01.30 AM, from Sanur will be at 02.00 AM, and 02.30 from Ubud. Beside preparing your body, we will start early in the morning, so please bring thick Jacket, trousers, socks, and gloves to cover yourself as we will got a windy enviroment normally. The temperature here is normal compared to most winter in the European country. However, combined with the wind, it will make the temperature feels like freezing on certain months. Please bring also spare clothes if necesarry. Normally, around 08.00 – 08.30 you will be already down the Volcano.
For aditional info, this place also located near Trunyan village in the Kintamani district. People who live in this village is believed to be the most original Bali ethnic alive. They also still hold their culture very dear. One example is the way the treat the dead body which is different with any other Balinese culture with their “Ngaben” (cremation) ritual. In this village, the dead body is not cremated. Do you have any interest to visit Batur Volcano and the other area around it? You can contact us.
Pick up time according to hotel area
|NUSA DUA, JIMBARAN||01:00 – 01:15|
|KUTA, SEMINYAK||01:30 – 01:45|
|SANUR||02:00 – 02:15|
|UBUD||02:30 – 02:45|
PS: If your hotel is located in the different place in Bali, you can comunicate it with us. Contact us if you are interested.
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