The lush volcanic hillsides of Mount Batur and Mount Abang surround the crystal-clear—and bitter cold—waters of quiet Lake Batur. Travelers can spend their morning soaking up sun and scenic views along the shores of this chilly lake that was formed by an ancient eruption. Hop a boat across the river to Temple of the Dead, or spend the afternoon canoeing in the placid waters of the lake. Avid hikers can navigate the trails of Mount Batur and enjoy epic views of the countryside from the volcano’s peak, while cyclists can tour the black lava fields by bike. 

Practical Info

The lake is accessible by taking Jalan Nusantara to Jalan Raya Penelokan in a hired car or motorbike. The latter tends to make negotiating the rough roads easier. Travelers can also ride on tourist shuttles between southern Bali and Lovina, which makes a stop in Kintamani. 

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Bali Highlights Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Reviews

Head to the mountains of Kintamani to view the volcano of Mt Batur and its beautiful surroundings. You’ll get to know some of Bali’s best cultural sites and ...  Read more

Location: Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.99

Private Tour: Bali Cultural Heritage Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

On this private tour, discover the cultural heritage and natural beauty of Bali, a tropical paradise that offers endless unique sights. With your guide, visit ...  Read more

Location: Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $43.99

Bali Kintamani Volcano, Ubud and Barong Dance Full-Day Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 78 Reviews

The perfect introduction to Bali's fascinating culture and handicrafts, picturesque rice paddy fields, traditional villages and a spectacular lake and ...  Read more

Location: Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $54.00

9-Day Best of Bali Tour: Ubud, Sidemen, Mt Batur, Lovina and Bedugul

Experience the best of Bali, an exquisite Indonesian island filled with charming villages, smoldering volcanoes, verdant fields and colorful reefs. Journey for ...  Read more

Location: Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 9 days, 8 nights

From USD $1,050.00

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