Monday, November 15, 2010

Kintamani, Enchantment of Mount and Batur Lake

In the mountainous areas around Kintamani, there is Mount Batur with a deep crater lake and natural hot springs that exist in Toyabungkah. The cool mountain air with views to all directions, as beautiful with the existence of several important temples, which have made Kintamani become one of the places that do not forgotten the Bali tourist agenda.
Mount Batur is one of a small volcano, but its location was in the midst of a large crater diameter of 14 km. In addition, Mount Batur adjacent to the crescent-shaped Lake Batur surrounded by high walls of the crater edge. Size steepness of the crater will make you imagine the massive eruption of Mount Batur which happened ten thousand years ago.

BaliGunung Kintamani Batur is still active today as Balinese people who still remember the explosion that occurred in the 1917 eruption which has taken thousands of lives and destroyed hundreds of houses Batur Old Village at the bottom of the caldera of Batur. Following that people who are still alive finally fled to the village of Batur is now (Kalangayar, which means a new place.) Pura Batur Ulundanu previously also located at the base of the caldera on the south side of Mount Batur also moved into place now.
Enchantment has to offer here more to the tourism landscape. Natural scenery is a combination view of Lake Batur and Mount Batur which stands in the middle of the caldera make this area become one of the most favorite tourist destination in Bali
If you have more time and like adventure or photography, it helps you stay in the area around Mount Batur to make the climb and then the next day or the caldera of Mount Batur Batur to the east of Mount Batur while enjoying the beautiful sunrise coming out from behind Mount Rinjani in Lombok.
Kintamani Sightseeing can be achieved approximately 2 hours drive from Denpasar or Kuta. You can also pass when you inging trip to Lovina.

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