Mount Agung trekking is one of the toughest, but most rewarding hikes in Bali. The Mount Agung trek is normally done for sunrise. There are two routes to the top of the volcano. The short hike takes between 4-5 hours, the long hike takes 7-8 hours and takes you to the absolute peak of Agung, Bali. Depending on which route you choose you will start the climb at 11 pm or 2 am. This is the best time of the day to climb. The temperature is cool and fresh. As you climb Mt Batur volcano you will see the twinkling lights of the whole of Bali below you. As the sun comes up over the horizon you will get a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside.
The Mount Agung Trekking Tour offers spectacular views of Bali. It is a private tour and you can be picked up from Kuta, Depasar, Ubud or one of the surrounding villages. You will be picked up from your hotel and drop you back off after the climb. Trekking Agung Volcano is difficult and you need to be fit to do the long climb. A minimum of two participants are needed for climbing Mount Agung. The Mount Agung Tour includes transport, an experienced guide and breakfast. Review the table below for more information about the Mount Agung trek before making a booking.
Rp 900,000 for Car Rental: Optional
– Drive to Besakih.
– Sign in at the base camp.
– Arrive at the summit for sunrise.
– Trek back to the car park.
– Drop off back at your hotel.
– Professional guide to lead the trek.
– Breakfast/ packed lunch (served during the climb).
– Waterproof coat and/ or windbreaker.
– A headlamp if you have one (a torch is provided).
– Additional mineral water.
– Snack or energy bar.
- The beauty of sunrise over Bali from the peak of Mt Agung Volcano.
- View of Mount Batur caldera from the top of Mount Agung.
- The feeling of satisfaction when you finally finish the hike.
What to Expect
You will be picked up from your hotel by the driver and driven to the region of Gianyar where Mount Agung is located. It’s an easy drive to Gianyar for the start of the Mt. Agung Trekking Tour. After signing in at the Mount Agung Guide Association building you will be driven to the start point.
There are two routes for climbing Mount Agung Volcano. The first route is the shorter and takes 4-5 hours. This route takes you to the rim of the crater. The second route is longer and is a 7-8 hours trek. Climbing Mt Agung this way takes you to the absolute summit of the volcano. This is a harder climb, but the views are better and you will meet less people at the top. If you do the shorter climb you will start the climb at 1 am. For the longer route you will start climbing Mount Agung at 11 pm.
Both routes are steep and it is a lot harder trek than Mount Batur. An experienced guide will lead you up the volcano. Just before you reach the summit the guide will make you tea or coffee to keep you warm. From the top of Mount Agung Volcano you have an almost panoramic view of the surrounding countryside. You can see into the crater and directly over Mount Batur and the caldera. After relaxing at the peak you climb back down to the base of the volcano. the end of the Mount Agung Trekking Tour the driver will drop you back at your hotel.
Hiking Merapi Volcano is tough, but it’s worth it for the beautiful views you’ll see from the peak of the volcano as the sun rises over the horizon. If you love the outdoors then you will really enjoy trekking Merapi. An all inclusive Mt Batur Trekking package can be arranged through Discover Your Indonesia. Fill in the form below to make a booking.