Explore the basalt badlands of Mt. Batur on this MTB lava tour.
A Mars-like landscape awaits on this MTB tour of the Mt. Batur lava fields. Showcasing the scars left by the 1843 and 1963 eruptions, ride out of the saddle as you explore the rolling lava tubes and knife’s edge single tracks carved into the landscape – washing off the black, basalt dirt in the neighbouring hot springs.
Mount Batur is an active volcano north-west of Mount Agung in the Bangli Regency, Bali. A sacred summit with a steaming crater, this tour visits Kintamani, Bungklambu, Pure Jati Temple & Batur Natural Hot Springs. Transfer time from Denpasar is approximately 2 hours.
Meet your guide at your hotel for this MTB tour of the Mt. Batur lava fields. Exploring parts of the landscape inaccessible by any other form of transport, this is a scenic tour with a difference – dodging pumiced boulders and blackened craters as you ride. A downhill adventure that starts in the rural village of Bungklambu, cycle past the volcanic caldera of Batur Lake and learn more about the risks and rewards of life on an active volcano - appreciating the natural rhythm of the landscape and the evergreen fields nourished by ancient eruptions. Gliding through Kedisan Village and Pure Jati Temple, stop to explore the lava caves and weathered terrain that makes this area so special – enjoying some technical single tracks and sloping bends that lead to Batur Hot Springs. Clean up in the warm waters of this geothermal attraction and enjoy a traditional Balinese buffet in the shadow of mighty Mt. Batur. After an afternoon of rest and relaxation, your guide will take you back to your hotel where the adventure will end.
Suitable for adventurous beginners, this guided MTB tour travels across the Kintamani region on rough, unpredictable and volcanic terrain. Full suspension bike hire & protection are included, please dress appropriately in closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing.