Surrounded by beautiful sites of Lake Batur the Kintamani travel industry zone is situated in the northeastern part of the Bali island and its area under the Mount Batur caldera. Mount Batur is one of the second most dynamic volcanoes in Bali. Besides the volcano, the visitors enjoy the surreal beauty of Lake Batur, organic farms and coffee farms, hot springs at Truyan along with canoeing, trekking, ATV rides and cycling tours.
While visiting Kintamani, there are the various activities you can indulge yourself into like
Sunrise Volcano Trek to Mount Batur. Early morning trek to Mount Batur cannot be missed if you're visiting Kintamani. No other place can make you witness the beautiful sunrise. The two hours long trek starts at midnight so that the trekkers can reach the peak by the sunrise. It is also considered as a sacred place by Hindus.
A helicopter tour to Kintamani. The landscape of the Kintamani region calls for a bird eye view in a helicopter ride. Going through a beautiful terrain of farms, lakes, and the volcano is enough to take once breath away!
The hot springs of Toya Biungkah is a natural hot spring in Bali which has medicinal healing properties. Surrounded by the beauty of nature, these hot spring pools are the best way to detox and rejuvenate.
You can also opt for a trek to Mount Abang. Mount Abang is known for its gorgeous views and volcanic eruption. The beauty of this mountain is worth sinking in while you visit Kintamani.
To enjoy the best of nature, you can go for ATV rides and cycling tours available at different locations. Cycling tour can be done at Mount Batur area while ATV rides are available at villages like Penelokan, Batur, and Kintamani.
Kintamani can be reached either via Kuta or via Ubud. From Kuta, Kintamani is about two hours away. Taxies, buses, and minibuses are available for transportation.
From Ubud, the journey to Kintamani is of only an hour. Local buses and taxies are available on a daily basis between these two places.
The best time to visit Kintamani is between May 21st to October 28th. The weather and the temperature during this period are appropriate for the tourists. The average temperature of the region lies between 25 to 30 degrees (Celsius) during this period.
If you are worried about where to stay at Kintamani, then that’s not a problem. Kintamani have various resorts and inns from no stars to four stars. You can book a place according to your budget and preferences.
Apart from natural beauty, this region is also rich in cultural and traditional activities. One can enjoy Barong and Keris dance performance (also called Trance Dance), depicting the story of a fight between the good and the evil. Also, if you want to bring home some handicraft items the Celuk Village is just the place for you. Incredible gold and silver handicrafts are available in this area.
On your tour to Bali, you must keep the Kintamani region on the list if you want to explore both the nature and the culture of Bali.