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Mount Agung vs Mount Batur – Climbing a volcano in Bali might not be an famous outdoor activities before but lately it become of the best outdoor activities you can do while travel to Bali. Although Bali have wide beaches from one coast to another coast, clean waters just waiting to be swum in and still many more. If you have planning travel to Bali or you visit Bali amount of time or stay in Bali for amount of years and did explore beaches, waterfall or Lake in around Bali it an impressive achievement but definitely worth doing if you can explore one or two volcanoes in Bali.
Before climb those volcano, you have to know well few things of each volcanoes such as what the climbing require fitness level, length of time you’re willing to spend your trekking, how is characteristic each volcanoes or other important things about Mount Agung vs Mount Batur . Here bellow our tips for Mount Agung vs Mount Batur which Bali volcanoes you might consider to conquer on.
Mount Agung vs Mount Batur
1. MOUNT AGUNG
For challenging trekking and required physical activity enthusiasts and Adventre Mountain climbers mount Agung won’t disappoint. However, those who active exercises thought of running five kilometers probably won’t enjoy this trekking because this truly though. As you known, Mount Agung is Bali’s highest peak that cans conquer by 4 to 6 hours climb. This is tratovolcano which 3,031 meters above sea level. The routes are also much more difficult and challenging if compares to mount Batur Bali so hiring a local guide is recommended one. There are two main routes to climb up to the summit you might choose as bellow:
A. Via Besakih temple, hike via this route takes about a six to seven hour ascent to the peak 3,031 meter above sea level with the final hour being the most challenging trek. This is the only one route you can reach the highest point of Bali. Ideally start from 10.30 to 11 Pm from starting point and assumed reach the peak before sunrise.
B. Via Pura Pasar Agung, hike via this route takes about a three and half to four hour ascent to the peak 2900 meter above sea level with the final hour being the less challenging trek if compare via Pasar Agung, hike via this route can’t reach until the actual summit, it can until rim of the crater, around 130 meters below the actual summit. Ideally start from 01.30 to 02.00 am from starting point and assumed reach the peak before sunrise.
- Mt. Agung is the volcano suitable for you if: You are a serious and an experienced climber who is willing to conquer the highest peak of Bali and patient during ascent and descent.
- Mt. Agung is the volcano not suitable for you if: You are an impatient and novice climber and not sure want to conquer the highest peak of Bali and complain of about the difficult path.
2. MOUNT BATUR
Mount Batur is probably the most climbed by tourist volcano in the Island, the trek absolutely not a walk in the park but doesn’t take too long to get up to the sunrise point 1,717 meter above sea level. Most climbers said on TripAdvisor take one and half to two hours to the top which is definitely suitable for novice climbers.
Mont Batur is an active volcano and it has the largest crater-lake in Baliwich wide to 2.5 Km and 75 deep. The hike is mostly off road trails and rocky terrain and volcanic sand. Despite small volcano this trek not recommended wear flip flops, sport shoes or sneakers will be okay. Actually not really need a guide but the regulation of government must take a guide to ensuring all climber safety.
Mount Batur Sunrise trekking is popular option but you can do day trekking, sunrise trekking or overnight camping. Ideally get up at the ungodly hour of 2 am to get picked up 2.30 am in around Ubud the start your hike at 3.45 am from Toyabungkah or Pura Jati. At the end of your climb (at the top) you will be rewarded with the view wonderful of sunrise and yummy breakfast that cooked in the volcanic steam includes eggs and hot drink. Most of climber who done Mount Batur Sunrise trekking said that the view of the sunrise is worthwhile, worth wake up early morning and sacrifice your sleep.
- Mount Batur is the volcano suitable for you if: You want climb volcano with easy trail and can done by every physically level and don’t mind sharing your trek with other tourists who feel the same way.
- Mount Batur is the volcano not suitable for you if: You see a two-hour climb not enough, looking for physical challenges, test adrenaline and want avoid hustle and bustle tourists.
That all about Mount Agung vs Mount Batur for your sunrise trekking might this article can help rider to decited which one they want to do, Mount Batur Sunrise trekking or Mount agung Sunrise trekking. Last word, thank you very much.
Rate for Mount Batur Sunrise Trek 55USD/pax minimal 2 paxs
Rate for mount Agung Sunrise Trek 90USD/pax Minimal 2 Pax,
NB: Discount applied for minimum 3 participants