Mount Batur 1717 m raised up from the centre of dramatic volcanic caldera appears popular traveller’s destination since decades ago, particularly to watch the sunrise. Morning Dawn before the sun rising up across the Pacific Ocean is the traveller’s dream to be on the top in the morning, more during the international holidays, high season.
Both westerners and local travellers are stormed over the top every morning, unless hundreds of travellers are enjoying the freezing morning, waiting for sunrise, steaming eggs from the heated volcanic clusters and holes. The Spectacularity of surrounding mountains including Mount Rinjani in Lombok island, Sunrise, Lake and Ocean appear to be great panoramic stunning views. The steaming clusters scattered around the top with smoky holes are great views.
HOW TO GET THERE AND WHAT TO PREPARE
Various options are offered in any tourist villages. I Ketut Mada is one of these trip organisers. He offers to pick up and drop at your property somewhere around Bali depending on your inquiries. Picking up in Kuta, Nusa Dua, Canggu, etc.
You should be prepared around 01:30 to get to the base start at 03:30. At 03:30, he and his partners in Serongga sub-village are ready to lead you up to the top with breakfast ingredients: eggs, pieces of bread, bananas are prepared. The trip from the base start to the top takes about an hour and a half. Once you are on top, the dawn from the East is appearing the colour of the red sky before the sun rising up.
Since you are waiting for the sun, he will you to the heated volcanic clusters. Every hole is appearing smoke raised from underneath, eggs, bananas are cookable in the steaming holes. A slight breakfast is served with tens of silver-coloured monkeys.
HOT SPRING in the bottom of the caldera on the lake edges are scattered provided in few locations in various styles, prices are depending on the facility, Ketut can show you the reasonable one according to your request. Ketut has a lot of knowledge of mountains. His professionalism, hospitality seem more entrusted than others.
His contact is mobile Whatsapp: +6281933030871