Kintamani and Mount Batur
The area of northeastern Bali at the Mount Batur caldera, and which encompasses Penelokan, Toya Bungkah, Batur, Kedisan, Abung, Songan and Kintamani villages, is known widely as just Kintamani. Kintamani, Batur and Penelokan villages sit on the rim of the huge Batur caldera about 1,500m above sea level and offer dramatic views of the active volcano Mount Batur and serene Lake Batur (Bali Must See Places). Toyo Bungkah village is down at the lake edge.
As well as the lake and the volcano, Kintamani is home to Pura Ulun Danu Batur, one of Bali’s key nine directional temples.
Mount Batur volcano is a Bali Must See Places and one of the sacred mountains according to Hindu beliefs. Mount Batur is located in Batur village. Mount Batur Bali is an active volcano that draws tourists in with both beauty and promise of Bali Adventure Tours. The best way to explore Mount Batur is to sign up for mountain trekking. The trekking takes around 2 hours for a medium fit person. Good shoes are necessary and layer up clothing as it gets cold at sunrise.
Home to a thousand animal and 100 species of animal Bali Safri is entertainment, fun and educational. You can also see the Komodo dragon, Orangutan and the Bali Mynah bird that are now endangered species.
Begin your Safari Journey with a Safari Tram to enjoy a private safari adventure with a 4×4 Jeep or choose the Elephant Back Safari package and interact with your favorite animals. Indulge in the wildest fine dining experience surrounded by lions, meerkats, and porcupines at the Tsavo Lion restaurant and unwind with the spectacular shows of Bali Agung at our state-of-the-art theater or splash around with family and friends at our Water Park and Fun Zone.
Do check there night safari.
The Ubud Monkey Forest lies within the village of Padangtegal. There are 700 monkeys with 186 species of tree, which are in 12.5 hectares of forest. The monkeys are divided into 5 groups: in front of the main temple, Michelin, eastern, central, and cemeteries. Each group consists of 100 – 120 monkeys.
The forests also have three temples. Pura Dalem Agung, this is the main temple, Pura Beji Temple, and Pura Prajapati.
At Pura Dalem they worship Lord Shiva who is `The Recycler or “The Transformer”. At the Pura Beji temple, people worship to the God (Hyang Widhi) in personification as the goddess Ganga. In the Pura Prajapati temple, Hindus worship to the God (Hyang Widhi) in personification as Prajapati.
The Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, in conjunction with Udayana University in Denpasar, has identified 115 separate species of trees.
The holy trees are used in various Balinese spiritual practices. Examples include the Majegan, which is used exclusively for the building of shrines; or the Berigin, whose leaves are used in cremation ceremonies.
Of special significance is the Pule Bandak, a tree that embodies the spirit of the forest, and is used in the making of powerful masks. These masks are only used inside the temple, and the trees are not killed to make them. An auspicious day is chosen and the Priest asks permission of the tree spirit to cut a small piece of its wood. The spirit thus remains embodied in the mask.
Entry fee: Adult: IDR. 50.000 Children: IDR. 40.000