Batur Volcano and Lake Batur Kintamani Bali

For those of you who love adventure activities, sightseeing in Mount Batur is a perfect choice. You can imagine, the attractions located in the Kintamani Bali offers natural scenery that is truly amazing.  Mount Batur Volcano Caldera located in the Kintamani Bangli Regency, Bali is located at an altitude of 1000 to 2172 meters above sea level. This area has a cold weather with an average temperature of between 15 to 20 degrees Celsius. The appeal of this place is the crater, Caldera, and Lake Batur.  Mount Batur volcano erupted several times.  Mount Batur volcano eruption was first recorded in 1804, and the last one was in 2000.

Lake Batur

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 beautiful 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 critical and maximum stunning Caldera in the international.
Mount Batur volcano Kintamani Bali
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 creates a Crescent Moon with blue color under standard conditions. Because of the uniqueness of place, UNESCO establishes this position 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 much 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. Also, 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.


The largest village is on the banks of Lake Batur is the town 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 beautiful views of the Lake and Mount Batur which stand foursquare can be seen clearly with a comprehensive vision.

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 quickly in this area, particularly in the region of Kintamani Bali. At Lake Batur also many restaurants are 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.

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 location to pass the village of Kubutambahan with a travel time of approximately 1.5 hours.

To go to the site 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 vehicle, 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.

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