Recommended camping spots in Kintamani: As we already know, the island of Bali has many beautiful natural tourist attractions. There are so many choices of places and tourist activities that nature lovers can visit. Because there are so many choices, of course, if your vacation time is only short, maybe this will make you confused in choosing.
So in this article, we will discuss several camping spots that we recommend if you are on holiday in Kintamani. Kintamani is a tourist attraction located in the Bangli district, of Bali, and is one of the most popular natural tourist destinations in Bali. Kintamani offers truly stunning natural beauty.
4 Recommended Camping Places in Kintamani, Bali
Of course, a visit to Kintamani will not be complete if you just pass by or stop at the cafe or restaurant. You can also use camping in Kintamani as a suitable alternative to fill your holiday time on the island of Bali. Since 2020, camping in Kintamani has become a favorite tourist attraction, and every week, many people go camping in various places in Kintamani. The most basic reason is that Kintamani can present a different atmosphere when compared to camping in other places in Bali.
There are many ways to enjoy the charm and natural beauty of Kintamani that you can try. Some of them include climbing a mountain, having a buffet lunch in Penelokan, visiting a cafe in Kintamani, and the last one is camping or camping at various existing camping spots. Here are some popular camping spots in Kintamani that we recommend for you:
- Camping at the top of Mount Abang
Mount Abang is the highest peak of the Batur caldera. Apart from that, this mountain is also the third-highest mountain after Mount Agung and Batukaru. The height of Mount Abang is 2152 meters above sea level and is located in the middle between Mount Batur and Mount Agung. Mount Abang is also often referred to as Bukit Abang. Most of this mountain area is wet forest dominated by pine trees.
Mount Abang is currently one of the most popular mountains among tourists who like mountain climbing. From the top of this mountain, you can see natural views that are so beautiful and enchanting. This beautiful view will be able to relieve your tiredness after climbing for approximately 3 hours. If you want to climb to see the sunrise, we recommend starting the climb at 2 a.m. If you are lucky, you can see a beautiful sunrise with a thin mist surrounding the peak area.
So what if you are too lazy to get up too early, or maybe a little afraid to climb in the dark? If so, it would be better for you to camp at the top of Mount Abang. At the top of this mountain, there is enough land that is spacious and safe for you to pitch your tent.
- Camping at the top of Mount Batur
Apart from Mount Abang, on Mount Batur, you can also do this camping activity. To reach the peak of Mount Batur (1717 meters above sea level), tourists will first climb for approximately 2 hours. In terms of camping options on Mount Batur, there are many places you can use to set up a tent. If you are looking for the most spacious location, we recommend setting up a tent near the main crater of this mountain.
Can you camp at the top? The answer is yes! We have a special place that you can rent if you want to camp at the top of Mount Batur, and we also provide a Mount Batur sunrise trekking price package for Mount Batur sunrise trekking. One thing you need to pay attention to if you want to camp at the peak is the weather conditions and wind pressure. You can pitch a tent right at the top, but the wind here is sometimes very strong. Therefore, if you want to camp at the peak, we recommend that you use the services of a local guide. They will show you the best camping spots, which are certainly safe for spending the night. Apart from that, local guides or porters will accompany you during the tour.
From the top of Mount Batur, tourists can see views of Mount Agung and Mount Abang, as well as Lake Batur. Not only that, even in the morning, if the sky is clear, you can also see the peak of Mount Rinjani. The charming view of the sunrise will also make your camping atmosphere even more memorable.
- Camping on Trunyan Hill
This camping spot is located on Trunyan Hill, which is located in Trunyan Village, Kintamani. The view from the top of this hill promises a very beautiful natural panorama. This camping site is very suitable for you to camp. To reach the top of Trunyan Hill, you will climb in less than an hour. The average climber takes about 45 minutes to reach the peak.
The natural beauty that you can see when you arrive at the peak is the Tulamben Sea, the peak of Mount Rinjani, the peak of Lempuyang Temple, the peak of Mount Abang, the lake, and Mount Batur. Apart from that, your eyes will also be pampered with the charm of the villages around the Batur caldera. The villages are Abang village, Buahan village, Kedisan village, and Batur village.
- Camping Spot Plate
For most tourists who have visited, this place is better known as Bukit Cinta. Bukit Cinta, which is located in Pinggan village, is quite popular on social media. The natural panorama around this camping site is very captivating. Apart from the camping area, there is also a platform here for you to take photos with the backdrop of Mount Batur behind it and the Songan village at the bottom.
Tourists usually camp here to hunt for the beauty of the sunrise the next day. In the morning, you can see the beauty of the sunrise with silhouette nuances against the backdrop of three mountains. The mountains that are not visible from this hill are Mount Batur, Mount Abang, and Mount Agung. Apart from that, you can also see the view of Songan village, which looks beautiful and green from the top of this hill.
Often, a thin mist comes and surrounds this place in the morning. This will make you feel like you are in a land above the clouds. The mist appears and looks like thin cotton; this is what adds to the beauty of the morning view from the camping site on Cinta Hill or Pinggan Hill!
How much is the rental price for a camping site in Kintamani?
Rental prices and camping packages from the four places above are relatively cheap and in line with what you will get. Of course, we will adjust the package price according to the facilities you need while camping. Apart from that, prices are also adjusted to the number of participants in one booking group. If you want your experience to be more exciting, we suggest inviting some friends and family to take part.
The estimated cost of a camping package in Kintamani ranges from IDR 200,000 to IDR 1,000,000 for each tent required. Prices also vary depending on the camping site you choose. For more complete information, please contact us via: