In case you are planning on mountain climbing to the pinnacle of Mount Batur, you may see a very stunning view of the crater and the lovely dawn on Mount Batur. The mountain of Bali has 3 volcanic craters, specifically crater Batur I, Batur II and Batur III. Mount Batur has a widespread Caldera, which amounted to 13.8 x 10 kilometers and is one of the most important and maximum stunning Caldera in the international.
|Mount Volcano Batur Kintamani|
Lake Batur is the largest lake on the island of Bali. Lake Batur is located on the slopes of Mount Batur which is an ancient caldera formed by the thunder of Mount Batur erupted thousands of years ago. Lake Batur forms a Crescent Moon with blue color under normal conditions. Because of the uniqueness of place, UNESCO establishes this place as Global Geopark Network. Lake Batur is located at an altitude of about 1050 meters above sea level cause the cold weather during the day and cooler at night, about 21 degrees Celsius. The surface area of the Lake is around 16 square kilometers and a depth of about 60 meters. This very natural lake water because it comes from rainwater and seepage of water from existing forests in the mountains. Water from the Lake Batur is currently still used for farming and irrigation for the surrounding communities.
Activities that can be conducted at Lake Batur, among others, the rounds use the gondola or a boat supplied by local people. In addition, you can also circle around the Lake Batur is using a boat, and you can also do fishing in this Lake. The Lake also provides rental of fishing tools. To view the beautiful Sunrise you can do activities to climbing Mount Batur and Mount Batur trekking as well. Trekking & Hiking in Mount Batur is one of the most popular activities for visitors.
|Toya Bungkah Village Bali (source flikr.com)|
The largest village is on the banks of Lake Batur is the village of Toya Bungkah. Toya Bungkah is a starting point for tourists who will climb to the top of Mount Batur. The village also has several hot springs are channeled to the outdoor public baths. Surrounding communities believe that these hot springs can cure various diseases of the skin.
If you want to see the beauty of Lake Batur in Kintamani Bali as a whole, you can go to the village of Penelokan. The village is situated on a higher plain than at Lake Batur Kintamani, so very lovely views of the Lake and mount Batur which stands foursquare can be seen clearly with a holistic view.
Lake Batur Accommodation
facilities around the Mount Batur and Lake Batur are also quite adequate. There are lots of hotels or homestay cheap to luxury can be found easily in this area, particularly in the region of Kintamani Bali. At Lake Batur also there are many restaurants serving typical regional food Bali or Western food. And you can enjoy the natural beauty of Mount Batur and Lake Batur from the restaurant that you visit.
|Floating Restaurants of Batur Lake (source flikr.com)|
How to get to Batur Lake
Mountain and Lake Batur is located approximately 65 kilometers from the city of Denpasar. From Ngurah Rai airport, this place can be reached in less than 2 hours drive through Gianyar. In case you are from Singaraja, the access to this place to pass the village of Kubutambahan with a travel time of approximately 1.5 hours.
To go to the location of Lake Batur Kintamani can be done with various types of transport. The easiest way, of course, is to utilize the services of existing travel agent in Bali Island. While if you want to go there independently, you can use the services of a rental car or motorcycle. To rent a car, the cost ranges between Rp 400.000 to 500.000 ($40-$50) a day and to rent a motorcycle, rent rates more or less Rp 100.000 ($10) a day.
Simply a pleasant reminder to word visitors must usually exercise warning while touring to the Lake Batur Kintamani is because the road to the Lake Batur pretty winding and it's miles a path complete of climbs.