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Mount Batur

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Hikers will enjoy climbing this volcano, and the rewards of the views into the crater and of the crystal clear waters of Lake Batur. (Note: visibility may be limited during the rainy season, Dec.-March.)
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Batur Caldera | Desa Batur, Kintamani 80652, Indonesia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 November 2007

Mountain hiking isn't easy especially to Mount Batur which stands at 1717m above sea level. That means, a hiker would have to expect 2km of walking up to the crater and another 2km down. Based on my experience, Mt Batur hiking is not for the...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 February 2013

According to our guidebooks you can do this without a guide, because it is a 1 ½ to 2-hour ascent, on a highly visible way. All tour and travel operators offer this climb, but only to see the sunrise. Then of course with a guide,...More

65  Thank Julian S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very prominent volcano site in Bali. It had been active in recent past. One can either enjoy the view of vast dark lava fields and gigantic 1700 m tall Mt.Batur from a place called Kintamani or can hike to the top. I enjoyed my trip...More

Thank Dileep K
Reviewed 5 days ago

I joined an organised trip as part of a mixed group of 6 people who were a nice bunch from different parts of the world. I negotiated a price with one of the tour agents in Ubud for 350K IDR the day before. Pick up...More

Thank JohnP72
Reviewed 6 days ago

We are fit and experienced hikers in our early sixties but still found this climb quite challenging and the toughest we've done. It's a short hike in terms of time of around two hours but the steepness and the extremely rocky surface makes it quite...More

Thank Frederick P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had lunch at a restaurant & then walked up to get the views, had a local guide so fairly easy. Good views although it was a bit hazy.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did the sunrise trek, left Ubud at 1.30 am, breakfast about 1 hour later with lot of other trekkers, about 45 mins later we met our guide at Mt Batur who was excellent we were given a flashlight to start our 2 hour trek. Walk...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mt. Batur trekking is a great alternative activity to chilling by the beach and it also help burning off the extra calories on indulging on delicious Balinese food and gelato. The hike was between easy to medium (we took the “tougher & steeper” route yet...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we'd a lunch with a view of the mount. I really enjoyed the view though the lunch was so so. If u'r not a trekking person must visit this place to have lunch with the view. you'll really enjoy this.

Thank 351tamannaj
Reviewed 1 week ago

did this trip in the late afternoon...take something warm as the temperature drops dramatically from about 3pm and can get quite cold..complete contrast temperature from sea level...enjoyable viewing...hawkers up here are persistent and can become a nuisance as they will not take no for an...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I got up at 1am to experience the Mt Batur volcano at sunrise. The trip from Seminyak took a couple of hours and can not be avoided. There were lots of people doing the walk. We arrived at the car park, met...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s an active volcano that doesn’t feel active As there is nothing active about it no ash or smoke. Without it it’s just a small mountain although didn’t do the trek as was with my toddler but the view was good from the restaurants opposite...More

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Healthy F
18 October 2018|
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Response from G7192HFwilliama | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry for the late reply. You can bring shorts when you are at the top and the sun is out. But in the climb during night you should definetly have a hoodie,windproof jacket and long pants of some sort
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Pontus R
28 August 2018|
Response from Jero S |
Hi Pontus, we are provided pick up and drop off around Bali. Just contact us balitrekkingservice com or whatsapp +6282 145 551 551 Best Regard Jero
Paul G
27 August 2018|
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Hi Paul, we are provided pick up and drop off around Bali. Just contact us balitrekkingservice com or whatsapp +6282 145 551 551 Best Regard Jero