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Things to do: 7 places to watch the BEST SUNRISE in Bali

Well, Bali has so many places/spots for watching sunrise. Like volcano, beach, temple, bridge, buildings etc. But, i just put the best of seven.

So if you’re sunrise lover and wondering where to go, here’s our take on the best that Bali has to offer.

1. AGUNG VOLCANO

Visiting the most active and the highest volcano in Bali, then watching the sunrise is so worth it. This is the most wanted by international tourist / traveler for watching sunrise in Bali.

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Photo source: merdeka.com/Arie Basuki

Not just a sunrise, Agung volcano sunrise has good panorama view.
You can see the other volcano on other island, horizontal sea line, jungle, etc.

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Address: Rendang, Karangasem, Bali.
Best time to watch sunrise: 5.45 am - 6.30 am.
Entrance fee: IDR ?K & IDR ?K (Guide).
Get more info: Agung volcano.

Today the Agung volcano is active. The local authority closed it for any hiking activities.
So, here the alternative volcano that available for hiking and watch the sunrise:

2. BATUR VOLCANO

Visiting the second of the highest volcano in Bali, then watching the sunrise is the other option. This is the most common by international tourist / traveler for watching sunrise in Bali.

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Not just a sunrise, Batur volcano sunrise has good panorama view.
You can see the lake, clouds above the lake, jungle, Mount Abang, etc.

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Mostly the traveler/tourist amazed by it’s beauty. They also enjoy drinking a cup of Bali coffee while watching the sunrise .

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Address: Kintamani, Bangli, Bali.
Best time to watch sunrise: 5.45 am - 6.30 am.
Entrance fee: IDR 100K & IDR 350K (Guide).
Get more info: Batur volcano.
3. SANUR BEACH

Sanur offering nice sunrise, horizontal line and quiet beach. Also it offering calm wave.

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Sanur beach is the first destination that developed by Indonesian government to attract the tourist to come to Bali.

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Even the Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s Prime Minister said that Sanur beach sunrise as “The Morning of the World”.

Address: Sanur, Denpasar Timur, Denpasar, Bali.
Best time to watch sunrise: 5.45 am - 6.30 am.
Entrance fee: Free.
Get more info: Sanur beach.
4. NUSA DUA BEACH

Nusa Dua area offering quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Also it offering nice sunrise.

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SUNRISE ON THE WATERBLOW

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Address: Benoa, Kuta Selatan, Badung, Bali.
Best time to watch sunrise: 5.45 am - 6.30 am.
Entrance fee: Free.
Get more info: Nusa Dua beach.
5. TULAMBEN BEACH

Tulamben beach also offering quiet and peaceful atmosphere.

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The unique black stones along the beach and also it offering nice sunrise.

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Photo source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldismycanvas/5043034457

Address: Tulamben, Kubu, Karangasem, Bali.
Best time to watch sunrise: 5.45 am - 6.30 am.
Entrance fee: Free.
Get more info: Tulamben beach.
6. AMED BEACH

Amed beach also offering quiet and peaceful atmosphere.

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I got nice and dramatic sunrise here.

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Address: Amed, Purwakerti, Karangasem, Bali.
Best time to watch sunrise: 5.45 am - 6.30 am.
Entrance fee: Free.
Get more info: Amed beach.
7. ULUN DANU BERATAN TEMPLE

Visiting the most beautiful temple and iconic in Bali, then watching the sunrise is the best deal in Bali. But, this activity is not common by international tourist / traveler for watching sunrise in Ulun Danu temple.

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Ulun Danu temple offering quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Also it offering the most scenic sunrise in Bali.

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Unfortunately this area often cloudy and even raining. You need more than luck to get the best sunrise in here. Visit it on the dry season (summer) is the best idea.

Address: Candi Kuning, Baturiti, Tabanan, Bali.
Best time to watch sunrise: 5.45 am - 6.30 am.
Entrance fee: IDR 50K.
Get more info: Ulun Danu temple.

*) The gradation color of sunrise start on 5.45 AM.
 

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