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Things to see and do

Climbing Gunung Batur
Best from Toya Bungkah

Gunung Batur is the second, with a summit over 1,700m above sea level and 700m above the surrounding landscape. It is possible to climb Gunung Batur from a variety of locations within the greater caldera area. The two most popular starting locations are Kedisan and Toya Bungkah, with Toya Bungkah having more accommodation and a slightly more relaxed feel. It is forbidden to climb the ... Read more about Climbing Gunung Batur .


The cemetery of the married people is the main reason that people visit Trunyan, but it is separated from the main village by dense, impenetrable jungle, so the only way to visit the cemetery is by chartering a boat. The most popular place to charter a speed boat from is Kedisan at the far southwestern edge of the lake and in fact many local people you encounter will recommend this as it is a ... Read more about Trunyan .

Hot Springs

Both places are very modern, well-cleaned, have several different bathing pools and have cafes serving food. There are pavilions for relaxing, views to the lake, plenty of kids splashing about and a general local swimming pool atmosphere. In fact, the hot spring at Toya Devasya has a swimming pool of almost Olympian size, but it's much cooler than the other springs precisely because of its ... Read more about Hot Springs .

Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Gunung Batur? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Indonesia.

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