is an outdoor activity which consists of walking in natural environments, often in mountainous or other scenic terrain. It is such a popular activity that there are numerous hiking organizations worldwide.
Studies have confirmed the health benefits of different types of hiking, including losing excess weight, decreasing hypertension, and improving mental health.
Our experienced, English speaking guides will enlighten you with their knowledge of local mythology and point out the local flora (fruit and spice trees) and explain their role in Balinese society.
Our trek begins with a descent to the Elephant Cave temple complex (a number of ancient temples and reliefs dating from the Majopahit era (13th century).
Trekking along the banks of large river, gurgling below, we pass through lush jungle area, a variety of fruit trees (local plantations) and pass numerous hidden temples and hermit sanctuaries (truly a photographers dream), whilst enjoying the sounds and sights of nature at its best.
After sunrise and making an offering and prayer on the summit of this holy mountain we enjoy a well deserved breakfast before beginning our descent.
This trek is a relatively easy climb and is suitable for most persons and children.
It is one of the most attractive volcanoes in Indonesia and one of the easiest to climb.
The word hiking is understood in all English-speaking countries, but there are differences in usage. Batur (1717 meters) and experience the awesome beauty of an active volcano.
Trekking in the cool, early morning darkness (torches, hiking sticks and wet weather gear supplied, if needed), we begin the one to two hour ascent (not difficult) to arrive in time to witness a glorious sunrise and experience the stunning morning views of the surrounding crater and lake.
Trekking first through jungle (where you can see wildlife on the return journey) we pass the tree line and trek up the lava flows of the 1963 eruption enjoying the spectacular night views of Bali (the lights are amazing).
After sunrise and making an offering and prayer on the summit of this holy mountain we enjoy a well deserved breakfast before beginning our descent. Agung, Bali’s holiest and tallest mountain (3142 meters) takes four to five hours (eight - ten hours for the return journey).