Experience Bali at first light on this sunrise hike and hot springs experience on Mt. Batur.
An active volcano with a last eruption in living memory, Mt. Batur is a constant reminder of Bali’s tectonic past. A natural landmark that inspires spirituality and gives birth to the land’s fertile farming, what Batur takes with one hand it gives with the other. Experience its majesty from the crater rim on this hike & hot springs adventure.
This activity is run & operated from Gianyar in the Bangli Regency of Bali – hiking to Mt. Batur summit at 1, 717m with views over Danu Batur Lake and the Caldera Mountain Range. Access to the neighbouring Toya Devasya Natural Hot Springs is also included in the itinerary.
Meet your guide at the activity base for this hike and hot springs experience on Mt. Batur. An active volcano with the last eruption in living memory (2000 to be exact), this guided tour starts before sunset with a transfer to the base of the volcano and a summit trek by torchlight. Reaching the summit in time for sunrise, experiencing a picnic breakfast boiled on geothermal heat from the steaming crater and amazing sunrise views! Hike back down the volcano – learning more about the natural history and local folklore of the area. For those looking to extend the experience, you have the option of entry to Toya Devasya Natural Hot Springs, the perfect place to kick back and relax – enjoying panoramic views of Batur in the background. On your way back to your hotel, you will stop at a neighbouring plantation for a freshly brewed cup of coffee – what a way to start your day!
Summiting Mt. Batur is considered a demanding hike on uneven terrain. A steep incline lit by head torches, it is suitable for children +10 years old. Due to the altitude and lack of sunlight, warm layers, a hat and light jacket is recommended.