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Mount Agung Sunrise Hiking Via Besakih Temple

Welcome to an extraordinary adventure that will take you to the rooftop of Bali – Mount Agung! Our Mount Agung Sunrise Hiking Tour via the Besakih Route offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness the sunrise from Bali’s highest peak. Immerse yourself in the spiritual significance and natural splendor of this iconic volcano. Let’s delve into the details of this remarkable journey that promises a sunrise experience like no other.

Mount Agung, standing at a majestic 3,142 meters above sea level, is the highest volcano on the island of Bali and holds deep spiritual significance for the Balinese people. The Besakih Route, also known as the Mother Temple Route, is a less-traveled path to the summit, offering a unique and awe-inspiring way to experience the magic of Mount Agung at sunrise.

Your adventure begins in the early hours of the morning as you are picked up from your accommodation and transported to the starting point near the revered Besakih Temple. Here, you’ll meet your knowledgeable local guide who will lead you on this spiritual and physical journey.

The Besakih Route is known for its rugged and challenging terrain, making it ideal for experienced hikers and adventure seekers. The trail takes you through lush forests, volcanic rocks, and steep ascents, offering an exhilarating experience that will test your limits. Your guide will share the spiritual significance of the area, providing insight into the Balinese Hindu culture.

As you near the summit, the spiritual energy of the volcano becomes palpable. The final stretch of the climb is demanding, but the view that awaits you is beyond compare. Arriving at the peak just before sunrise, you’ll witness a breathtaking spectacle as the sun casts its first rays over the horizon. The panoramic view of the island, surrounded by clouds, is simply awe-inspiring.

As the sun rises, the landscape is bathed in warm hues of orange and gold. The serenity of the moment, combined with the spiritual aura of Mount Agung, creates an unforgettable experience. Take time to capture the beauty with your camera or simply meditate in the tranquil atmosphere.

After the sunrise, you’ll begin your descent, retracing your steps along the Besakih Route. This gives you the opportunity to appreciate the changing landscapes and perhaps visit the sacred Besakih Temple on your way down. Your tour concludes with a sense of accomplishment and a newfound appreciation for Bali’s natural beauty and culture.


Tour Itinerary

  • 08.30 – 09.30 PM: Pick up at your hotel (exact time may vary depending on your location).
  • 10.30 PM: Arrival at starting point of Mount Agung. 
  • 11.00 PM: Start hike.
  • 06.00 AM: Reach the summit of Mt. Agung 3142 Meters
  • 06.00 – 7.00 AM: Enjoy the all directions view and sunrise from the top of Mount Agung
  • 7.00 AM: Start hike down.
  • 11.00 AM: Arrived back to the starting point.
  • 11.00 – 12.00 PM: Drive back to your Hotel.
  • Private Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Experienced trekking guide
  • Breakfast box, Bottled water
  • Flashlights/Torch and Hiking stick
  • Hand gloves and plastic raincoat
  • All entrance ticket
  • Sturdy hiking boots
  • Warm clothing (temperatures can drop significantly at the summit)
  • A small backpack
  • Sufficient water and energy snacks
  • Camera or smartphone
  • A sense of adventure and respect for the spiritual significance of the area
  • This is long hike recommended for experience hiker, if you beginner can go to the shorter route or do camping/overnight hike.
  • Times and attractions usually can be customized to fit your request (just let us know) Times above are subject to change due to local conditions
  • Hotel Pickup is included from the following areas: Seminyak, Kuta, Legian, Uluwatu, Jimbaran, Sanur, Nusa Dua, Denpasar, up to central Canggu & up to central Ubud. If outside of these areas, we still offer pick up for an additional charge.

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