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Bali: Mount Batur Sunrise Trek With Guide and Breakfast

1. Bali: Mount Batur Sunrise Trek With Guide and Breakfast

Following the area pick-up time from your hotel, head to the Kintamani region to hike your way up Mount Batur. This iconic, extremely-active volcano draws many visitors from around the world with its beauty and promise of adventure. From the top, you will experience a scenic sunrise view and the green caldera around the volcano. Witness a thick blanket of darkness be replaced by glistening orange and gold rays, bursting from the silhouette of Mount Agung with the glassy untouched sheen of Lake Batur. As your descent begins, you will explore three younger craters while taking in the amazing volcanic landscape. You have an option to visit a coffee plantation site to enjoy a delicious cup of local Luwak coffee before heading back to your hotel.

Bali: Ubud Rice Terraces, Temples and Volcano Day Trip

2. Bali: Ubud Rice Terraces, Temples and Volcano Day Trip

Venture into the picturesque landscapes of central Bali on a full-day tour of the rice terraces, temples, and active volcano of the island’s scenic center. Enjoy an Indonesian lunch, and more. Following a pickup from your hotel by a driver who will provide outstanding satisfaction, transfer by an air-conditioned car to Batubulan village to see the center of handmade Batik weaving. Continue to the village of Celuk to see gold and silversmiths at work. Next, go to the home of Bali’s wood carving crafts at Mas, and learn how to recognize and work with good wood. Next, transfer to the artists' village of Batuan Ubud, before admiring the wood carvings at Batuan Trinity Temple. Proceed to the holy temple of Sebatu and the holy spring water temple of Gunung Kawi. Enjoy lunch in Kintamani, with panoramic views of Mt. Batur and its lake. Then, visit Tegalalang village to taste some Balinese Luwak coffee and ginger tea. Marvel at the spice gardens and rice terraces before afternoon tea. Finally, go to the Sacred Monkey Forest which serves to protect the Balinese long-tail monkey (aka crab-eating macaques). Wander around the market at Ubud, and see the King’s (Royal) Palace.

Ubud: Jungle Swing Private Tour

3. Ubud: Jungle Swing Private Tour

Journey through Ubud's lush jungle on a full-day guided tour by with lunch. Admire your surroundings on a jungle swing, swim in the Tukad Cepung Waterfall, and explore the rice terraces of Tegallalang. If you choose to join the complete tour, you will start your day by visiting Tukad Cepung waterfall. Admire the stunning sun rays shining straight through the top of the falls, creating natural beams across the canyon. You will also have a chance to swim in the waterfall.  Continue by visiting Pengelipuran Village, known as one of the world's cleanest villages. Take a look at the daily activities inside the homes and imagine how living in such a natural village would feel. You will then visit Kintamani for lunch, and admire the amazing views of Lake Batur and the volcano.  After lunch, you will fly over the jungle and experience incredible views on a jungle swing. Challenge yourself with around 30 meters of string and swing above the valley or jungle. There will be the opportunity for lots of pictures. If you choose to join the jungle swing-only option, you will first visit Tegallalang rice field where you can trek into beautiful rice paddies before you hop on the swing. After that you may have the option to visit the nearby coffee plantation to taste some Balinese Luwak coffee before going back to your hotel.

Ubud: Cycling, Jungle Buggies, and White Water Rafting

4. Ubud: Cycling, Jungle Buggies, and White Water Rafting

Following pick-up from your hotel, the first challenge of this adventurous day in Bali is a mountain biking session. Head off the beaten track and journey through some of Bali’s most scenic highland landscapes. Start your ride near the renowned Mount Batur Volcano, overlooking Kintamani Lake, and cycle through 30km of forest trails, ancient temples, villages, rice fields, and plantations. Take some time to relax, unwind, and enjoy lunch by the pool, which overlooks scenic rice paddies and the edge of the jungle. Next up is your buggy adventure, which begins with a safety briefing, gear fitting, and a test drive with the instructor. Rev up your engine and journey into the jungle on Bali’s first and only purpose-built ATV track. Embrace the intense driving experience and follow the challenging and varied trail. Feel like a rally driver as you test your capabilities on the tough terrain. The last activity of the day is white water rafting. You’ll head to the starting point for registration, outfitting, and a briefing from your guide. Experience over 33 rapids, and head past the incredible river landscapes. Rise to the challenge of the rapids as you ride Bali’s longest white water rafting route. Relax and reflect on your action-packed day with a shower at the facility before you are dropped back at your accommodation.

Mount Batur: Black Lava Cycling Tour w/ Natural Hot Spring

5. Mount Batur: Black Lava Cycling Tour w/ Natural Hot Spring

Head away from the regular tourist itinerary and get off the beaten track on this 2-hour cycling tour through the black lava stones of Mount Batur. Ride for 11 kilometers (almost 7 miles) along a track surrounded by fantastic views of both the ocean and mountains. Experience the altogether different thrill of cycling around this sacred volcano's rim, whether you've already hiked up it or not. Following pickup from your accommodation, enjoy breakfast at a restaurant before the transfer to Bungklambu on the west of the largest lake in Bali, Lake Batur. Pass by the recent volcanic area on the way then hop on to your mountain bike to begin your cycling tour. Ride through rocky black lava left over from past eruptions on the most challenging track that Mount Batur can offer. Follow your local guide through Batur UNESCO Global Geopark, unique for being a “caldera within a caldera”. The two craters present a complete volcanic landscape with walls, cones, geothermal phenomena, a lake, lava flows, and more. Stop at one of the hot springs that fall under this unique terrain to soothe your muscles after the adventure. Next, make your way to Toya Bungkah Village and enjoy the beauty and fresh air of the mountain and the lake. Conclude this journey at a natural hot spring where you can just relax and admire the clear blue water of the spring.

Bali Downhill Cultural Cycling Tour

6. Bali Downhill Cultural Cycling Tour

This is an easy pedaled downhill cycling tour which will bring you closer to a part of Bali that is rarely visited by tourists. More than just a fun cycling day out, it is an experience of cultural exploration, which will help you to understand Balinese culture and admire the truth of the beauty of the island. While cycling you have a chance to visit a local school for charity program, organic farm with free coffee tasting, local priest compound visit and many unique activities are inserted, simple but will definitely leave a deep impression of your Bali holiday experience. Enjoy a hotel pick up and then drive to the hilly Kintamani volcano area of Bali. On your way, you stop off at the local Village School for you to meet and experience a typical rural Bali school. The supplier donates a portion of your tour cost to purchase essential School work items to the children of the School, which will be distributed to the children during your visit. If you like, you can also bring along some extra items to personally give to the children when you visit the School. You then enjoy a light breakfast, whilst admiring the magnificent view of Lake Batur. After breakfast, you cycle downhill from Kintamani to Ubud, which is duration of approx. 3.5 hours cycle. During the cycle, you experience the rural panoramic areas of Bali while your local, trained guide will explain the culture, traditions and realities of Balinese life and culture. You then take a visit to a local family compound where you interact with the locals. There will be a local priest who companies you with a cup of coffee while having a genuine conversation with the guide as the translator. This is a great opportunity to learn about Balinese family and rural life. At the finish point later you all have Balinese lunch in the Padi Organic restaurant in the village of Laplapan, which is surrounded by Rice paddies. Free return transfers to your hotel is then included.

Kuta: Kintamani Culture and Nature Guided Cycling Tour

7. Kuta: Kintamani Culture and Nature Guided Cycling Tour

The tour begins with pickup at your hotel, from where you will drive to the starting point in Abuan Kintamani village. Quick safety standard explanation from the guides before riding the bike. The route is very interesting as it takes us through some villages, gardens, and rice fields around 22 km mostly gentle downhill. On the way, there are several stops that will allow us to learn and see local people's routines in their real life. The first stop is in the Balinese hose where the guide will explain some information about the Balinese compound, the second one is in the palm tree garden to have a coffee break with Balinese cake. The third is in front of the historical Gunung Raung temple in Taro village and the last is in Bresela village, where the most stunning rice field view is located. The tour ends by having lunch in Greenkubu cafe situated in the middle of a rice field.

Denpasar: Mount Batur Sunrise Trek & Natural Hot Spring Tour

8. Denpasar: Mount Batur Sunrise Trek & Natural Hot Spring Tour

Mount Batur Sunrise trek & Natural hot spring is one of the popular tours in Bali. Besides enjoying the beauty of the sunrise at the top, you can also relax in a natural hot spring. The driver will pick you up at your hotel at 02:00 am, get ready for an unforgettable experience at the top of Mount Batur, enjoy the sunrise, guided by an experienced local guide who will explain about the area. enjoy breakfast at the peak, don't forget to take your beautiful pictures at the peak, after enjoying the beauty of the peak, get ready to go down while enjoying the beautiful panorama of Mount Batur, continue the journey to the Natural Hot Springs is a favorite stop for all types of adventurers from the Kintamani area to tourists and health seekers. You can swim and unwind, relax before returning to the hotel. on the way to the hotel stop at Coffee Platantion you can taste a variety of local coffee with various flavors.

Kintamani: Sunrise Yoga, Meditation, Earth & Water Rituals

9. Kintamani: Sunrise Yoga, Meditation, Earth & Water Rituals

Experience the magic of Bali with a morning spiritual experience. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from accommodations in Ubud, Kintamani, Kuta, Seminyak, Canggu, Jimbaran, Nusa Dua, Candi Dasa, Kerobokan, or Sanur. Drive to Kintamani near Mount Batur.  The elements of earth, wind, fire, air, and spirit come together in this area, creating an aura of healing. Meet your guide, an experienced Balinese priestess. Take a nourishing walk through the stunning woodlands near Mt. Abang which surround a volcanic crater basin. Reconnect with your inner peace during yoga and meditation. Take a part in an earth ritual in which you will give back to mother nature and create a compassionate relationship with the environment. Afterward, enjoy a healthy breakfast as you take in a gorgeous view of Mount Batur. End your journey with a water cleansing ceremony at one of Tampaksiring’s ancient temples. This cleansing ritual is performed in order to purify your body mind and soul. Connect with your emotions and intuition through the element of water. Gain a deeper understanding of Bali and yourself.

Bali: Mount Batur Mountain Biking Adventure with Lunch

10. Bali: Mount Batur Mountain Biking Adventure with Lunch

Challenge yourself to an adventurous day in Bali on this mountain cycling activity. Enjoy a good workout while on vacation, and get to see a different side of the island at the same time. Embark on a journey off the beaten track, through some of Bali’s most scenic highland landscapes. Start your ride near the renowned Mount Batur Volcano, overlooking Kintamani Lake, and cycle through 30kms of forest trails, ancient temples, villages, rice fields, and plantations.  Everything you need will be provided, from modern mountain bikes to a complete set of protective equipment, so you can have a worry-free time. After the bike ride, enjoy a lunch with your fellow bikers to regain your strength before heading home.

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What people are saying about Kintamani

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 1,588 reviews

Timmy made our experience exceptional! He provided us with so much information about the Balinese Culture. He also took so many picture of us in the moment which made for amazing memories. We couldn’t recommend this tour and especially Timmy enough. We had the best day of our lives.

Great tour, special thanks to our guide, Joe and his warm hospitality for making our first trip to Bali so fruitful! the tour is well-paced with helpful explanations from Joe. really enjoyed the rice plantation and the lunch with the view of the volcano - views are awesome!!

It was a really good trip with our guide Pakis, he was very kind and helpful, we could adjust our trip depending on our interests. He brought us to the nicest place, we fully recommend this trip !

Most amazing trip! Loved the monkey forest and rice terraces! Would highly recommend. Antik was great and took so many photos of my friend and I and he was a great tour guide!

Amazing experience. Yoga instruction is also very nice and provided us with a never to forget experience. High recommend to anyone visiting Bali.