Kintamani is the most favorite tourist destinations in Bali with the active volcano of mount Batur and beautiful lake. It is surrounded by the captivating nature and there are six ancient villages around cauldron of Batur Lake which is often conceived by Bali Age Village. The local people from these Bali Age villages own the unique cultures, houses and life style. Kintamani Area is consisted of some Villages those are Kedisan Village , Buahan, Abang, Trunyan, Songan, South Batur, Middle Batur, North Batur, Sukawana and Kintamani Village . The total of resident in these area are about 15 thousand who are mostly working as farmer, merchant, or work at industrial tourism. Kitamani Volcano Tour and Kintamani Volcano Tour Expedition are the most famous sightseeing activities done by tourists in Bali where they will visit this place while enjoy meals and magnificent view.
Kintamani Batur Volcano and Lake
Mount Batur is located at Kintamani and it has erupted about 24 times since year 1800 and still active up to now. Since the mount erupting, it has impacted to the local society life around this mount, like removing altar (Temple), improve or repairing the village and re-arrange the tradition. Lake Batur is the biggest lake in Bali and functioning as irrigation source to all farmers around it and it is also for all Bali society generally. The area has been founded some lodging, hotels and restaurants which are located in Kintamani and Penelokan Village. It is a famous tourist place because this area owns the beautiful panorama and it is encircled by the cold atmosphere.
Kintamani, A Famous Places of Interest in Bali
It is beautifully seen at the day time around 10:00 am until 15:00 pm especially having fine weather where entire the area will be clearly seen. Generally, all tourists who pay a visit to this place will arrive in the day time where they can enjoy the panorama or enjoy the lunch in the local restaurant with lake view. Mostly restaurants at Kintamani generally own very beautiful view where tourist merging into their lunch in this restaurant and meanwhile enjoy the panorama.
It is located in Kintamani sub district, Bangli Regency and about 50 km from Denpasar Town or about 2 hours by car. All roads are generally in good condition to access to this place. The fog will descend and blanket entire area of Kintamani with cold temperature in particular at late afternoon until the whole of night. The most amazing panorama at this place can be seen in the morning time, when the sunrise emerges on the surface of earth precisely on the mount Batur.
Other Bali Places to Visit in Bangli Regency
Bangli Regency is located in north east of Bali Island where the majority of area are situated in the plateau area. There are couple of places recommended to visit since the local government has appointed those places as the tourist destinations. The following places of interest can be visited includes Kintamani, Kehen Temple, Penglipuran Village, Ulun Danu Batur Temple, Bukit Penulisan Temple and Dusun Kuning Waterfall.
- Parking Area
- Public Toilet
- Food Stall
- Entrance Fee – Charge
- Souvenir Shops
- Drinks Stall
Kintamani Batur Volcano MAP
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