Kintamani is a highland area in the north of East Bali and is considered to be one of the most popular tourist destinations in Bali with the active volcano of mount Batur and beautiful lake. It is surrounded by the captivating nature and there are six ancient villages around cauldron of Batur Lake which is often conceived by Bali Age Village. The local people from these Bali Age villages claim their own unique culture, houses and life style. Kintamani Area is consists of Kedisan Village , Buahan, Abang, Trunyan, Songan, South Batur, Middle Batur, North Batur, Sukawana and Kintamani Village . The residents of this are mainly farmers, merchants, or persons involved in tourist industry. This are offers dramatic views of the active volcano Mount Batur and serene Lake Batur. The gifts of nature can be experienced while you enjoy a relaxing holiday at one of the Ubud Villas such as Alila Ubud Bali which will surely be a treat for yourself.
High in the mountains of Bali, the temperature is usually about 15 degrees cooler than down on the coast. Often cloudy and drizzly weather is experienced. Therefore it is advisable to wear a sweater or jacket during the day time and you will be compelled to wrap yourself after sunset. Apart from the renowned lake and the volcano, Kintamani is home to Pura Ulun Danu Batur, one of Bali’s key nine directional temples.
The Balinese people are very traditional and therefore tourists who visit Kintamani should be cautious of the fact that they do not walk on their farm lands, enter their temples in suitable attire and behave with respect and women should cover their legs to the knees. The little respect shown towards their culture and traditions makes a great impression in the hearts of these people.
Shehera Fioni is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Catalina Forbes. Her content is based on many thrilling escapades offered to travellers across the world.