Mount Batur sunrise trekking is a popular hiking activity in Bali, Indonesia, that involves climbing to the summit of Mount Batur, an active volcano, in the early morning to watch the sunrise.
The trek typically begins in the early hours of the morning, with a pickup from your hotel, and a transfer to the base of the mountain. The trek itself takes around 5 hours to complete (2,5 hours hike up and 2,5 hours back down the mountain), depending on your fitness level and pace.
Mount Batur sunrise trekking in Bali is considered moderate in terms of difficulty. It involves a steep ascent to the summit, which can be challenging for those who are not used to hiking. The trek is well maintained, You’ll be accompanied by an experienced guide who will lead you up the mountain and ensure that you are safe throughout the trek. Once you reach the summit, you’ll be rewarded with spectacular views of the surrounding landscape, including the nearby Lake Batur. You’ll watch as the sun rises over the horizon, painting the sky with vibrant colors and casting a golden glow over the landscape.
While admire the sunrise, you’ll enjoy breakfast at the summit while taking in the stunning views. The breakfast is provided and served by your guide and includes hot tea or coffee, bread, fruits, and eggs.
After breakfast, you’ll begin your descent back down the mountain, which takes around 2-3 hours to complete. Once you reach the base of the mountain, you’ll be transported back to your hotel.
The Mount Batur sunrise trekking is an unforgettable experience that combines adventure with natural beauty of Mt. Batur in Bali. It’s a great way to experience the real beauty of Bali and make memories that will last a lifetime.
Itinerary of Mount Batur sunrise trekking tour
2:00am: Pick up from your hotel in Bali (depending on your location)
Mount Batur sunrise trekking tour will begin with an early morning pick up from your hotel in Bali. The pick up time will depend on your location, but typically it will be around 2:00am.
3:30am: Arrival at Mount Batur trekking starting point
After the pick up, you’ll head to the starting point of the trek at Mount Batur. This will take about an hour and a half to two hours, depending on where your hotel is located.
3:45am: Meet your experienced guide and begin the trek
Once you arrive at the starting point, you’ll meet your experienced guide who will lead you up the mountain. Mount Batur sunrise trekking is not overly difficult, but it is steep in some areas and can be challenging for those who are not used to hiking. Your guide will make sure you are safe and comfortable throughout the trek.
5:30am: Reach the summit of Mount Batur and enjoy the breathtaking sunrise view
After about two hours of trekking, you’ll reach the summit of Mount Batur just in time for the sunrise. The view from the summit is breathtaking, with panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, including the nearby Lake Batur.
6:00am: Have breakfast while watching the stunning views
After enjoying the sunrise, you’ll have breakfast which is provided. You can eat while taking in the stunning views from the summit. Breakfast usually includes hot tea or coffee, bread, fruits, and eggs.
7:00am: Descend down the mountain and back to the starting point
After breakfast, you’ll start your descent down the mountain. This will take about two hours as well. The descent is generally easier than the ascent, but you still need to be careful as the trail can be slippery in some areas.
9:30am: Arrive back at your hotel
Once you reach the starting point, you’ll be transported back to your hotel. You’ll arrive back at your hotel around 9:30am, giving you plenty of time to rest and recover from the trek
Minimum booking 2 person