Lake Batur, the largest lake in Bali, is another major highlight of the region. It is located in the caldera of the ancient Mount Batur volcano and provides a serene backdrop to the entire area. Visitors can take boat rides on the lake or visit nearby hot springs for a relaxing experience.
The Kintamani area is also renowned for its agricultural practices, especially coffee plantations. The fertile volcanic soil in the region is ideal for growing high-quality coffee beans. Visitors can tour these plantations, learn about the coffee-making process, and taste some of the locally produced coffee.
Besides its natural attractions, Kintamani also offers cultural experiences. The region is home to traditional Balinese villages where visitors can witness the daily life and cultural practices of the locals. You can explore the traditional art and craft workshops, watch traditional dance performances, and enjoy the warm hospitality of the people.
For those seeking tranquility and natural beauty away from the bustling tourist areas of Bali, Kintamani is an excellent destination to consider. It offers a unique opportunity to experience the island's stunning landscapes, immerse in Balinese culture, and enjoy some of the best views and outdoor activities Bali has to offer.
How to Get There
Kintamani can run through Payangan or from Denpasar through the Sangeh monkey forest, Plaga, and Lampu, arriving to the north of Kintamani. Bemos to Kintamani is available from Ubud via Sakah (notable for its huge "Baby" statue). They also run via Tampaksiring and Bangli. From Denpasar, bemos leave for Kintamani from the Batubulan terminal until late afternoon.
Nearby Tourist Attractions
- Lake Batur
- Mount Batur
- Nature Toya Devasya Hot Spring water
- Mapa Lake View Bungalow
- The Ayu Kintamani Villa
- Bali Sunrise Villas & Restaurant.