Kintamani Volcano Bali Tour is considered to be one of the excellent day trips on the island to visit Kintamani. Kintamani is a village perfectly located in the northern region of the island of Bali, it is famously referred to as a viewpoint to encounter an awesome view of the Lake Batur (the main lake of Bali, Indonesia) and also the one of Bali's active volcano, the Mount Batur (Indonesian: Gunung Batur).
Kintamani Tour is likewise recognized as Bali Volcano Tour, it is essentially one of the most selected one-day tour in Bali for either locals and foreigners.
Kintamani volcano or commonly called Mount Batur, which has an altitude of 1,717 m (5,633 feet), is a powerful volcano in Bali island along with the Agung volcano that is roughly 19 km from the Batur volcano.
In 1804 was the very first noted of the Mount Batur's eruption. It is an eminent tourist site and the must-visit destination for sunrise treks on the whole highlands of Bali island.
The marvelous scenery of the volcanic caldera of Batur is one among the primary attractions of the captivating mountain range.
|Tour Package||Kintamani Volcano Bali Tour|
|Tour Duration||10 - 11 hours (Full Day Tour)|
|Tour Itinerary||1. Barong & Keris Dance
2. Celuk Village
3. Goa Gajah Temple
4. Tirta Empul Temple
6. Luwak Coffee Plantations
7. Gunung Kawi Temple
|Tour Price||IDR 550,000 /vehicle|
|Vehicle Capacity||Maximum 6 persons|
|Pick Up Time||8.00 - 8.30 AM|
|Pick Up Location Covered||Seminyak, Canggu, Legian,
Sanur, Denpasar, Ubud,
Nusa Dua, Jimbaran, Kuta,
Benoa Harbor, Airport.
Please contact us for pick-up in other places in Bali.
|Price Included||1. English Speaking Driver
3. Parking Fees
4. Toll Fees
|Price NOT Included||1. Entrance Fees /Tickets
3. Personal Expenses or shopping
|The tour is private (NOT a sharing tour)|
|The price listed is per vehicle (NOT per person)|
|The booking requires to be made at least 1 day earlier|
Kintamani Volcano Bali Day Tour Itinerary
Below is the Kintamani tour itinerary for an entire day from 10 hours to 11 hours with the selection to visit the best points of interest from Balitourify.com.
Bear in mind that the full day trip to Kintamani Volcano is a private tour, which is only you (your family or your companions) and our tour driver.
The Kintamani Volcano Bali Tour Itinerary is flexible, it means you can change/add/skip the places based on your interest as long as it in one direction to the main spot and the time availability.
Take a look at our half-day tour programs in Bali for various more itineraries that are offered in a half-day whenever you are planning to do a short-day tour only.
1. Batubulan Village: To See The Barong & Keris Dance Performance
The first destination for a day trip to the Kintamani volcano in Bali is the town of Batubulan to enjoy the Barong & Keris Balinese dance show.
The village of Batubulan in Gianyar is known for the stone carving center in Bali, Indonesia, it is frequently known as the place for the Barong dance show, a show played by local villagers every day for tourists.
|Barong Dance Performance|
The Balinese Barong and the Kris dance is just one among the most emblematic dance dramas on the island. It is also another narrative dance that narrates a fight between the good and the bad. This dance is a traditional illustration of the Balinese way of representing mythology, which makes myth and history merge into one reality.
The "Barong" is a creature and a lion-like character in the Balinese mythological beliefs. He is surely the king of spirits, superior to the ranks of good, and the adversary of the "Rangda", the ruler of demons and the mother of most of the guardians of the spirit.
The struggles between Rangda and Barong are demonstrated in the general performance of the Barong dance to symbolize the endless battle between the bad and the good or the right and wrong.
2. Celuk Village: To Visit Bali's Gold & Silver Works
Celuk is the next place to visit in the number of daily excursions of a Bali Kintamani volcano. The Celuk Town lies in Ubud's southern part, in Gianyar regency, near to the famous Sukawati art markets.
|Gold & Silver Works|
Bali is home to the many craft vocations, from sculpture to engraving, painting and making masks. Among these many skills is the production of jewelry. This classy art of making fashionable jewelry is located in Celuk Village, home of the gold & the silver masters in Bali island.
Rows and rows of gold and the silver workshops can be seen all the way through the region, a market sector that prospered in the mid-seventies. Since then, artists have only improved their tasks, working with exotic details in their craft, growing their reputation as silver masters in Bali.
Here we could take a look at the artisans who create the silver jewelry that made by hand.
3. Goa Gajah Temple: To Visit Bali Elephant Cave Temple
The third place to visit in the itinerary of the Kintamani Tour is the Temple of Goa Gajah. It is found in Bedulu Village, Gianyar, around 5 km from the city of Ubud. The Elephant Cave temple was constructed in the ninth century and was offered as a sanctuary.
|Goa Gajah Temple|
The origins of the cave are uncertain; a folklore tells that it was created from the nail of the legendary giant Kebo Iwa. However, by examining the style, the sanctuary dates back perhaps to the eleventh century.
The complex features of each Hindu & Buddhist figures as the cave has Lingam and Yoni, the icon of Shiva along with the Ganesha's statue, while beside the river there are carved objects of stupas and also chattra, images of Buddhism.
On the facade of the cave, there exists a relief of several threatening creatures and demons carved into the rocks at the cave entry. The main appearance was once viewed as an elephant, for that reason the nickname is Elephant Cave.
The site is cited in Desawarnana, the Javanese poem composed in 1365. A vast bathing area of the location was not dug until the 1950s. These apparently have been created to defend against evil spirits.
A Dutch archaeologists rediscovered the cave in 1923, but until 1954 the fountains and the pond were not found.
4. Tirta Empul Temple: To Visit A Holy Spring Temple
The next place to explore on the Kintamani Bali day trip itinerary is Tirta Empul Temple. It is a Hindu water temple located around the Tampaksiring area in Bali island.
The temple of Tirta Empul was discovered around a big water source In 962 AD, during the dynasty of Warmadewa (X-XIV centuries). The name of the temple comes from the underground water source called "Tirta Empul".
|Tirta Empul Temple|
The temple consists of a spring that provides clean and fresh water continuously. The Spring is also the source of Pakerisan river. The temple courtyard contains a shower facility with 2 pools and 30 fountains where Balinese Hindus will visit for ritual purification. Tirta Empul signifies Holy Spring in Balinese.
On a hill facing the temple, a presidential palace was built for the visit of President Soekarno in 1954. The palace of Tampak Siring is currently a place for a meeting for honorary guests of the president.
5. Buffet Lunch in a Restaurant at Kintamani
The next place to visit in the Kintamani volcano itinerary is Penelokan Village, which is located in the Kintamani region in Bangli Regency. Kintamani is a mountainous area of northeastern Bali in the Mount Batur's caldera.
|Lunch with an awesome sight|
Here we will have lunch in a restaurant while experiencing the exotic view of Batur volcano with the cool and fresh mountain air.
Kintamani is situated on the side of the large Batur caldera, around 1,500 MASL (Meters above sea level), it offers breathtaking views of the Lake Batur and Mount Batur which is undoubtedly characterized as the most climbed mountain in Bali island.
6. Coffee Plantation: To Visit The Famous Luwak Coffee Plantations
The following spot to visit in the Kintamani tour program is the coffee plantations located in Tampaksiring-Kintamani's main street.
Have you heard about "Luwak Coffee"? it is probably one of the world's best coffees. Luwak Coffee or Civet Coffee (Indonesian: Kopi Luwak), which means the coffee that made up of partly absorbed coffee cherries, swallowed and discharged as feces by the Asian palm civets.
|Luwak Coffee Plantation|
The palm civet of Asia (Paradoxurus Hermaphroditus) is the mini viverrid that has native habitats in South Asia and also in Southeast Asia. For those who really love caffeine, then let's stop here to see how Luwak coffee processing works in a conventional way, but cleaning has remained a priority.
In addition to coffee, you can even try a variety of herbal teas for free!
7. Gunung Kawi Temple: To Visit The Archaeological Sites
The last destination to be visited in the Kintamani Volcano tour program is the Gunung Kawi temple. It is a temple and the funerary complex from 11th-century found in the Tampaksiring region of Bali, Indonesia, which extends on both sides (West and East) of the river of Pakerisan.
|Gunung Kawi Temple|
10 forms of stone temples carved on several strong fields as high as seven meters (23 feet) from a solid cliff surface. This kind of funeral monuments is actually devoted entirely to the King of Udayana dynasty, King Anak Wungsu, and his cherished queens.
In the eastern area, there are 5 temples made to the King Udayana, Queen Mahendradatta and his sons Airlangga, Marakata and Anak Wungsu. The temples of the western part are set aside for king's minor queens or to the king's concubines.
F.A.Q About The Kintamani Volcano Bali Tour
The following are the numerous frequently asked questions about the Bali Kintamani tours offer, please connect with us for more information.
What's included in the Kintamani Volcano Bali tour?
It includes an air-conditioned vehicle, driver who speaks English, parking fees, petrol, and tolls.
What is actually NOT included in the Kintamani Volcano Day Trip?
It does not include food (lunch), personal expenses (purchases, etc.), tickets to visit tourist spots and Balinese dance performances.
What to bring on a trip?
You can use simple casual wear, bring along a bottle of drinking water with you to prevent dehydration (the island of Bali has high humidity), sunscreen to avoid skin burns (Bali is hot), sunglasses, cash (for lunch, entry tickets or shopping), medicine (if in treatment), camera/smartphone.
How much is the ticket to see the Balinese Barong dance show?
IDR 100,000 /person is the price of the ticket to see the dance show of Barong (updated 2018), you are able to pay it directly on the location.
Any specific rule, manners or dress code to get into the Balinese Hindu temple?
Yes, all the temples of Bali are sacred, to respect the temple's sanctity we need to follow various restrictions. The common things are just like using the sash and Balinese sarong (usually can be rented in the place but normally it's already included with the ticket price), cover the upper part of your own body (dress yourself in simple clothes, wear at the top that on average covering your shoulders), you must not enter any temple in Bali while you are in the menstrual cycle (for women).
We apologize for the inconvenience, however, here are some general rules for visitors when doing the temple touring in Bali island.
What kind of meals is available for lunch at the Kintamani restaurant?
Most restaurants in Kintamani offer buffet lunches with a variety of menus (mainly Indonesian food). We will get you to a standard and good one while enjoying the panoramic sights of the Batur volcano and Batur lake at Kintamani Bali.
How much is the fee for entering the temple of Gunung Kawi?
IDR 15,000 /person is the fee for entrance the Gunung Kawi temple (valid for 2018, the price may change with no prior notice).
How much is the entrance ticket to visit the Tirta Empul water temple?
IDR 15,000 per person is the ticket price to visit the Tirtha Empul Temple (valid for 2018, the price might change with no prior notice).
How much is the entrance ticket for visiting the temple of Goa Gajah (The Elephant Cave Temple)?
IDR 15,000 /person is the fee for entrance the Goa Gajah temple (valid for 2018, the ticket price may change with no prior notice).
How much is the admission fee to visit Kintamani?
IDR 35,000 /person is the admission fee to enter Kintamani tourist area (valid for 2018, the ticket price may change with no prior notice).
I am interested to do the Kintamani Volcano Bali Tour, how do I book?
Just send us an email or you can fill out the form on our booking page to book the tour to Kintamani volcano or any other tours and activities by mentioning the identification published in each tour package on our site (for example, KVT - 01 is the ID for Kintamani Volcano Bali one-day tour) and you must book at least one day in advance.
How can I pay for the Kintamani volcano tour and how much money does it cost?
At this time, we accept payment in cash, the price is 550,000 IDR (Indonesian Rupiah), you can pay instantly to our driver who accompanies you on this tour. We will convert the price based on the daily exchange rate if you wish to pay in another currency. Please note that the price of the trip to Kintamani volcano is per vehicle (it is NOT per person).