The volcano is still subsist today as Balinese all over the island who still bear in mind the superb eruption of 1917 will endure witness. It claimed thousands of lives and destroyed hundreds of temples. Old people might tell you this was “the year when the world shook” Other eruptions have taken place since,compulsion the local population to be relocated, along with several of their temples including one of the main Bali temples, Pura Ulun Danu. At the onset inside the huge crater, this temple has been relocated to the top of the cam overlooking it. Here it now offers a fabulous view of Mount Batur.
Going down to the caldera, in the southeast direction, you will be driven (through a way which be arranged of stone of mountain along its both side) to Toya Bungkah village. A small nice village at the edging of the Lake Batur. There are many restaurants and accommodations in this place as well as a place to hire equipments for water sports activities such as fishing, skiing, parasailing, and so on. A small library for public owned by the most Indonesian artist, that is Sutan Takdir Alisahbana, also available here. This village is become a starting point for mountain climbers before climbing Batur Mount.
The mountainous territory around Kintamani, centering on the marvelous volcanic caldera of Mt Batur with its deep crater lake and bubbling hot springs, is coarse with a high and wild beauty. Terrific mountain air and groggy views in all directions, as well as several important temples, are what makes Kintamani one of the most captivating stops on the Bali tourist itinerary.Mount Batur is admittedly just a small volcano, but its setting is in the heart of a huge crater 14km in diameter. adjacent to the volcano is the large crescent-shaped Batur Lake, all surrounded by the high walls of the crater filly. The sheer size of the crater juggle up images of the giant eruption of the original Mount Batur that happen tens of thousands years ago.
A cold mountain area which is always recondite by fogs before 8.00 am and after 5.00 am. For years this region has been an important asset for Bali’s tourism industry because of its fascinating view. This 58 kms distance from Denpasar City will greeting you with its nice view set up by mountains range, valley, caldera, lake Batur and familiar and hospitality citizen. That is Panelokan, the first village you will find before reaching the center part of Kintamani district, about 4 kms to the north of Penelokan.