In the North West of Bali, is a Caldera where life seems ever so calm and beautiful. The Caldera is home to Batur, and active volcano and the Batur Lake. One the Western shore of the lake is a beautiful touristy village Toya Bungkah. Many tourist flock to the Kintamni region to do the sun rise trek in Batur, which lasts around three hours.
For those staying in places such as Kuta , this is a great way to escape the standard things to do in Kuta , such as lie on the beach. For those seeking a top notch accommodation in Kuta there are plenty of places to stay and would probably be the best place to find such type of accommodation. One of the highly recommended choices among visitors is the Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort. The resort sits on the coast and offers unmatched views of the ocean at the same time providing comfortable stylish accommodation. For those wanting to visit mount Batur and experience luxurious accommodation Kuta will be a wise call.
According to Hindu mythology the Mount Batur is believed to be sacred. Around 1212m above sea level the mountain can be an amazing place to enjoy some of the most panoramic views that Bali has to offer. Toya Bungkah which lies beside the Lake is popular for its hot springs, and the black sand beach. It is also known as the resort village around Kintamani region. Some of the popular tourist activities in the Toya Bungkah are fishing, dips in the Lake, walks along the shore or just the simple pleasure of sitting back and enjoying what the nature has to offer around here.
The mount Batur has been active in the past however officials close the trek if there is an expected eruption.
Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+