Tips to Hike The 5 Top Mounts in Bali

Bali is one of the best tourist destinations in the world, many visitor come to Bali to see the beautiful of nature and unique culture. In this Paradise Island there are many places of interest such as Uluwatu, Kuta Beach, Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park, Ubud, and many more. But did you know there are 5 beautiful mounts in Bali that you can hike. Every mounts has its own uniqueness, and we will tell you about the mounts.

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Catur Mount

Catur Mount is the 4th highest mount in Bali with 2096 meters above sea level, located at Petang Village, Badung close from the longest bridge in Bali named ‘Tukad Bangkung’. If the weather is sunny you can see the beautiful Beratan Lake and the mountains in Tabanan Regency. There are two hiking trails, from Petang Village with the rocky stairs trek and from Bedugul with dirt road and forest trek.

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The Unique of this mount there is a Temple named Pucak Mangu at the top of mount, many Balinese people are praying at this Temple when there are big ceremonies. So if you are lucky you can see the beautiful of Bali Island and the unique culture from the Top of Mount.

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Batukaru Mount

Batukaru Mount is the 2nd highest mount in Bali with 2.275 meters above sea level located at Wongaya Gede Village, Penebel, Tabanan Regency. The mount is very beautiful when dry season, you can see the green forest, and the beautiful view from the Top. But this mount is dangerous when the rainy season because the trek to the top will be slick, so it is very dangerous for the hikers.

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To reach the top of mount you need time about 3 until 6 hours, or you can camp at the middle mount and start hiking to the top in the morning, before sunrise. At the foot of the mount there is a Temple named Batukaru Temple, it is hard to can reach the temple, you must bike a motorcycle because the road is broken.

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Abang Mount

Abang mount is the 3rd highest mount in Bali, located at Kintamani between Batur and Agung Mount. The mount is about 2152 meters above sea level and can be reached about 4 hours. So if you want to sea sunrise from the top of Abang Mount you must start hiking at 02.00am.

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There is a small temple at the top of Mount Abang which decorated with the ancient ‘Candi Bentar’. You can see the beautiful sunrise from the top, the amazing view of Mount Batur and the biggest Lake in Bali named Batur Lake.

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Batur Mount

Batur Mount is one of the sacred mountains in Bali located at Batur Village, Kintamani District, close from Batur Lake and Pinggan Village. This mount has been one of the favorite mountains in Bali to hike because the trek is not too difficult and the mount is just 1717 m above sea level, so you can reach at the top about 2 hours.

It took time about 2 hour to get the starting point from Denpasar Town. If you want to see the beautiful sunrise from the top, I recommend you to start hiking at 03.00 am, because the sun will rise at 05.30 am. The hiking trek is very suitable for the beginner because not too difficult and safe for you, this mount can be your first mountain to hike in Bali.

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From the top of Batur Mount you can see the other mountains such as Abang Mount, Agung Mount and Rinjani Mount, the 3rd highest mountain in Indonesia that situated at Lombok Island. The sun will rise from the left side of Rinjani Mount. The orange color of the sun and the blue sky will make the view from this spot look like paradise.

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Agung Mount

Mount Agung is the highest mount in Bali and the holiest mountain that believed as the home of the God, located at Karangasem Regency The Mount is stands 3,142 meters above sea level, can be reached by physically fit hikers about 3 to 4 hours from Pasar Agung Temple starting point and 5 to 7 hours from Besakih Temple starting point.

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If you want to be a challenger adventure tours who thinks that trekking or climbing is spectacular, this trek will be good choice for you. The amazing sunrise from the peak of Mount Agung as you’ve never seen from other places. You can see Mount Rinjani outside of the Bali Island that is located at Lombok island.

That are recommended mounts to hike in Bali when you got holidays, where you just book your trip through a reliable travel agent. I believe your trip will be awesome and great experience.

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