Bali Backpacker's Guidelines

PENELOKAN VIEW POINT – A Panorama of Batur Volcano, Caldera and the Lake

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS VIEW POINT?

AWESOME VIEW
Truly beautiful Batur volcano and the lake view.
Tropical rain forest surround this place.

AWESOME ATMOSPHERE
It’s located in the beautiful highland and on the natural valley.
Fresh air and wide open space.

NEAR TRUNYAN
a place must to stop if you visit Kintamani.
Only an hour from Ubud.

NEAR OTHER DESTINATION
It’s near to other destination such as Geopark museum, Batur volcano, Batur lake, Trunyan cemetery.
You can also visit Kintamani hot spring.

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DESCRIPTION:

Penelokan view point  is a the best view point to watch both Batur volcano and the lake. It’s also a best place to watch sunrise. On this view point you can see the crater and the caldera of Batur volcano.

BATUR LAKE VIEW

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BATUR VOLCANO VIEW

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WHEN THE BEST TIME TO VISIT IT?

OPENING HOURS:
Anytime.

SUNRISE:
6.15 AM – 6.20 AM

*) Gradation of color start on 5.45 AM.

SUNSET:
6.15 PM – 6.20 PM

*) Gradation of color start on 5.45 PM.

PENELOKAN SUNRISE

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HOW MUCH THE ENTRANCE FEE?

GOVERNMENT TAX (Retribusi):
IDR 30K

*) It applied on the day time only. On the night time, no ticketing man on the ticket window.

PENELOKAN ENTRANCE FEE:
FREE

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WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Village (Desa): Central Batur
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Kintamani
Regency (Kabupaten): Bangli
Province (Provinsi): Bali

DISTANCE:
About 53 km northeast of Denpasar or 1 hour and 45 minutes.
About 32 km northeast of Ubud or 1 hours.
About 64 km northeast of Kuta beach or 2 hours.
About 68 km northeast of Ngurah Rai airport or 2 hour.

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE LOCATION?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is no public transport to get there.

*) For backpacker i recommend you to rent a scooter to reach this view point and use google maps as your navigator.

**) There is no car parking area in the Penelokan, better you put your car in the Batur Geopark museum or in the cafe nearby.

BATUR VOLCANO VIEW WITH UNIQUE CLOUDS

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OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your smartphone.

RESTROOM/TOILET:
Some restroom and toilet.

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
Some shop selling snacks and souvenirs.

BATUR VOLCANO, BATUR LAKE & Mt ABANG

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FAVORITE PHOTO SPOT

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*) Penelokan view point is the best spot to see the Batur volcano and the lake. It’s a short stop point to enjoy the the view and to make some nice pictures.

PENELOKAN SUNRISE

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*) Update info: On my last visit, this place was under renovation and it still closed to any visitor. But, i jumped the fence to go to inside area. Well, today it looks more pretty actually.

WATCH PENELOKAN VIEW POINT FROM THE VIDEO:

SOME  ‘SEE & DO’ NEAR PENELOKAN VIEW POINT:

You can combine to visit these places when you visit this view point:

1. Batur Geopark museum (230 meter or 3 minutes walking)
2. Batur volcano.
3. Batur lake.
4. Trunyan cemetery.
5. Kintamani hot spring (Toya Devasya & Batur Natural)
6. Kintamani Eco Bike coffee shop.
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You can also check our recommended itinerary here: Day 4 itinerary.

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