Trekking, or climbing the mountain, is a one of a very exciting activity, especially when you are in Bali. This kind of activity will make you closer with nature. In Bali, there are mmay trekking track that you may try. All of the tracks is offering a great natural view of panorama.
From many of those trekking track, maybe trekking to Mount Agung could be the best one. Mount Agung is the highest mountain in Bali. The high is 3.031 meter from the sea level. The mountain location is in Karangasem Regency, east Bali. The Balinese society believe that the mountain is sacred. So, this is a holy mountain. However, Mount Agung that was lastly erupted in 1963 is open for public to be trekked.
Mount Agung has a big and deep crater. Sometime, the mountain produced smoke and steam water. From Besakih Temple, this mountain look like a sharp cone. From the top of Mount Batur, we can see the top of mount Rinjani, located in Lombok island, the island near Bali island, which is also great for holiday.
To reach mount Agung for trekking, thera are 3 pathway that you can do:
- south, from Selat via Sangkan Kuasa
- sout east, from Budakeling via Nangka
- west, is a common trekking way used by the trekker. This point is starting in Besakih Temple.