Mount Batur, located less than an hour from north Bangli, is a mall volcano that still active in this island. Created by an eruption of Mount Batur approximately 30,000 years ago. It sets in the hearth of a huge crater 14 km in diameter and 65 meters deep.
The temple of Pura Danu Batur on the rim is dedicated to the Goddess of the Lake. The lake often becomes shrouded in mist but one can catch breathtakingly stunning views from the many vantage points along the rim. Hot springs at the lake’s edge reach temperatures of 57 degrees Celsius while the rest of the lake is somewhat cooler.
Mount Batur is one of Bali actives volcanoes. It’s also a holy site, which the Balinese visit and make offering to on a regular basis. Mt. Batur is beautiful to admire from afar and truly memorable should you choose to undertake the early morning climb to view the sunrise from its peak.
The ascent is not for the faint of heart, however : the so-called path is really a series of lava rock footholds, and the climb begind in the pitch black. Mount Batur Climbing is one of favorite Trekking Adventure in Bali. A good guide is essential, there is a local guide association, the detail of Mount Batur Climbing can find here. After the scramble down the volcano you will be driven to the Hotspring on the edge of Danau Batur that is feed into large pool with warm and cool section, for a leisure dip. Mount Batur is Perfect place to visit when take Bali Tours Package