Mount Agung

Price:

  • IDR 1.400.000/person

Schedule:

  • Pick-up in Kuta, Seminyak, or Nusa Dua at 6pm, or Ubud at 7pm
  • Start trekking from Besakih at 10pm
  • Arrive at summit at 5am
  • Enjoy breakfast over sunrise
  • Descend mountain, and arrive at bottom at 1pm
  • Drop-off at Ubud, Kuta, Seminyak, Nusa Dua or Ubud

Included:

  • Pick-up/drop-off from Ubud, Kuta, Seminyak, or Nusa Dua
  • Local guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Permission fee
  • Breakfast at summit
  • Photos (soft copy)

What to bring:

  • Comfortable hiking shoes already worn in
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Flashlight (headlamps are ideal)
  • Medicine if needed (altitude, headaches)
  • Sufficient food, drinks and vitamins (note: beef is prohibited)

One of the most incredible treks on Bali is Mount Agung. Its highest peak is 3,031 meters above sea level. From the summit, you have a breathtaking panorama of Bali, Mount Batur, Mount Rinjani (Lombok) and other mountains in East Java. It’s a favorite choice among travelers due to its incredible scenery and physical challenge.

There are several paths to reach Mount Agung’s summit: Besakih, Pura Pasar Agung, and Budakeling. The highest path is Besakih, which brings us to the highest peak.

It’s important a guide accompanies you on your trek. Particularly during night treks (for sunrise) as the volcanic trail can become quite cavernous. The guide ensures your safety, as well as helps with any struggles along the way.

The best time to climb Mount Agung is dry season, May to October. It takes roughly 6-7 hours to reach the summit and 4-5 hours to descend (Besakih trail). For those who prefer daytime trekking, you can choose a mid-day start, camp, and proceed in the morning for sunrise.

Because Mount Agung is considered sacred in the Hindu community, trekking may temporarily close due to local ceremonies. Please check in advance.

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