Mount Batur Kintamani Bali
Kintamani is one of the prime tourism destinations in Bali. Kintamani is located about one and half hours drive from the Ngurah Rai International Airport. With its Batur Mount, Abang Mount, Lake Batur, Penelokan. Kintamani is a cool, fresh retreat, bring warm clothes, as it’s cold at night (1,500 meters above sea level).
“Kintamani is the most favorite tourist destinations in Bali with the active volcano of mount Batur and beautiful lake. Kintamani 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.
Mount Batur (Gunung Batur) is an active volcano located at the center of two concentric calderas north west of Mount Agung, Bali, Indonesia. The south east side of the larger 10×13 km caldera contains a caldera lake. The inner 7.5-kilometer-wide caldera.
The SE wall of the inner caldera lies beneath Lake Batur; Batur cone has been constructed within the inner caldera to a height above the outer caldera rim. The Batur stratovolcano has produced vents over much of the inner caldera, but a NE-SW fissure system has localized the Batur I, II, and III craters along the summit ridge.
Historical eruptions have been characterized by mild-to-moderate explosive activity sometimes accompanied by lava emission. Basaltic lava flows from both summit and flank vents have reached the caldera floor and the shores of Lake Batur in historical time. The caldera contains an active, 700-metre-tall stratovolcano rising above the surface of Lake Batur. The first historically documented eruption of Batur was in 1804, and it has been frequently active since then.
The caldera is populated and includes the two main villages of Kedisan and Toya Bungkah. The locals largely rely on agriculture for income but tourism has become increasingly popular due to the relatively straightforward trek to the summit of the central crater.
The lake, Danau Batur, is the largest crater lake on the island of Bali and is a good source of fish. In March 2010 a Swedish tourist, a 25-year-old man, whose name was not revealed by police, slipped and fell 490 feet into the crater of Mount Batur to his death.
Toyabungkah itself is a village located in the edge of Lake Batur. Puri Bening Hayato and Lakeview Hotel & Restaurant is one of the most representative accommodations in this area. Some water sports activities could be done in Kintamani area such as diving, fishing, skiing. Climbing and trekking may be other alternatives of yours.
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