Mount Agung Sunrise Trekking (The Highest Volcano in Bali)
Let’s experience the best sunrise view from the top of Mount Agung rises up over 3,000 meters above sea level. The peak of Agung volcano is the tallest point on the island of Bali. There are two common hiking routes up the mountain, which you will need to choose between.
Mount Agung Hike via Besakih Temple (from the West)
The most challenging route for hiking up Mount Agung but the view of Mount Agung in the morning sunlight made the journey worth it. Whichever route you take hiking Mt Agung is a tough climb so participant should be in good physical condition and experienced hikers. You’ll be hiking through the dense jungle of Besakih. As you climb through the forest you’ll need to use your hands from time to time to pull yourself up. Once you leave the forest behind you the volcano becomes very rocky. The hike starts at about 11.00 PM from base point and expected to arrive at 05.45 AM to the highest summit. As you get close to the peak before the sunrise you can see the whole of Bali below you lit up. When the sunrises the view becomes really amazing where you can look straight down over the caldera of Mt. Agung. We also provide breakfast and hot tea/coffee at the top of Mount Agung to keep your energy.
Mount Agung Hike via Pasar Agung Temple (from the South)
This is easier route that recommended for less experienced hikers, 3-4 hour hike for good level of fitness. It’s not as challenging as the Besakih Temple route. Via Pasar Agung route you won’t be able to reach the actual summit. The hike ends about 100 meters below the actual summit, but the views are still excellent in all directions. The trek starts at 1,700 meters above sea level and ends at Mount Agung crater rim, which is 2,866 meters above sea level. From this route then you will start the hike at around 2:00am.
- Hotel transfer pickup and drop off
- English speaking private local guide
- Mineral water
- Breakfast and hot tea/coffee at the summit
- Head flash light and walking stick
What to use/bring
- Comfortable and good grip hiking shoes
- Warm jacket
- Sun screen
Price (Minimum 2 person booking required)
Via Besakih Temple (Long Route) 70USD/person
Via Pasar Agung (Short Route) 60 USD/person