Kintamani and mount Batur

Collectively known as Bali Volcano, Kintamani – Mouth Batur can boast of being the most scenic region of the place and thus, becomes a loved sightseeing option in Bali’s central highlands. The area comprises of two concentric calderas and one Caldera Lake. The Batur Lake serves as the primary attraction and offers the captivating Mount Batur range. A popular stopover when crossing the old Balinese villages around Batur Lake is Penelokan, which is a commendable viewpoint, providing extensive views of the Bali volcano. It feels like a rainbow of colors with the panoramas of dark lava hills and black molten rocks comfortably perched among the lush green vegetation and the turquoise coloured lake. There are various trekking and hiking opportunities in the area observing the sunrise or sunset.

Mount Batur

Mount Batur (Gunung Batur) is an active volcano located at the center of two concentric calderas north west of Mount Agung on the island of Bali, Indonesia. The south east side of the larger 10×13 km caldera contains a caldera lake. The inner 7.5-kilometer-wide caldera, which was formed during emplacement of the Bali (or Ubud) ignimbrite, has been dated at about 23,670 and 28,500 years ago.

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