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Written by Nigilesh on May 26, 2020 Share on

8 Top Best Things To Do In Kintamani In Bali in 2023

Kintamani is a beautiful village in Bali, situated in the northern part of Bali, exactly to the west of Gunung Batur. This being one of the most beautiful places in Indonesia, attracts a large number of tourists every year. A visit to Kintamani can make your vacation very interesting and fun and worth every penny spent. Kintamani boasts a splendid view and atmosphere. It’s not just about the scenery, there are other adventurous things as well you can try out. You’ll be able to get a pretty picture of what you can do in Kintamani, as I take you through the list of things to do in Kintamani. 

Top 8 Things to Do in Kintamani

  • Sunrise Trek To Mount Batur
  • Kintamani Village trip
  • ATV Ride
  • Toya Bungkah Hot Spring
  • Luwak Coffee Farm
  • Trunyan Village
  • Ulun Danu Batur Temple
  • Organic Farms in Kintamani

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1. Sunrise Trek To Mount Batur :

Sunrise from Mount Batur
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Trek to Mount Batur is one of the most exciting activities and top things to do in Kintamani. It is also one activity that travellers around the world will often look forward to. This is the place where you can witness the brightest smile of Sun. Marvellous magnificence can be experienced from the stature of 717 meters. During the uphill, you’ll be able to witness the sky turning colours which are so pleasing to the eye. Once you are at the peak, you’ll be surprised to see a beautiful lake, called Danau Batur, which is often less spoken about.

2. Kintamani Village trip: 

The travellers who really want the real taste of the countryside cannot miss the Kintamani village tour. People can experience Barong and Keris Dance performance, which is a traditional Balinese dance on a story of fighting the good and the evil, an amazing experience to have on the Kintamani Village trip. The Batuan village is also famous for its traditional paintings. Apart from that, the Celuk village famous for the process of making traditional gold and silver art. There are many Hindu temples and other sites as well.

3. ATV Ride:

An adrenaline-pumping ride on an ATV is definitely one of the top things to do in Kintamani on your Bali trip. ATV is a motorized quad bike, specially designed to withstand the wear and tear that happens when off-roading is done. The ride starts from villages to rice terrace fields, the mountains and the sea beaches. In the ride, you’ll come across main sights with the likes of holy spring temple, Tirta Empul, which has beautiful architecture as well as scenic surroundings.

4. Toya Bungkah Hot Spring:

How adventurous can your vacation be if you can take a peaceful bath in the hot springs? Toya Biungkah is a natural hot spring in Bali. It is believed to have some medicinal healing powers. And the scenic beauty of this place is close to heavenly as it overlooks the Mount and Lake Batur area. Breathe in the clean air as you enjoy tranquillity, soaked in the hot spring that will detox your body and soothe your mind. There are three swimming pools in this region, each of 15m in area. The high sulphur content in the water helps cure several diseases. making it one of the top things to do in Kintamani 

5. Luwak Coffee Farm:

Luwak Coffee
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Koi Luwak is regarded as the most expensive coffee in the world. And, not just that, it is made from the coffee bean ingested faeces of the island cat. By visiting one of the farms in Kintamani, you can learn about the eccentric coffee production. If you are wondering on what makes this flavourful coffee the most expensive one, and apparently a favourite among coffee lovers, you should definitely give it a try as it is one of the best things to do in Kintamani. Get a chance to taste from the best of coffee while you visit this amazing Luwak Civet Coffee Farm. Civet espresso and Coffee Luwak are the most famous ones in Kintamani. Witness the entire process of espresso right from the seed until the coffee powder is prepared. 

The whole natural process of coffee making will astonish you. One can learn about this whole process at the same time interact with the locals and the techniques which are used to get a proper understanding. Sip in that delicious fresh cup of coffee and don’t forget to take a few back home. You’ll be longing for that aroma once you leave the place.

6. Trunyan Village

Trunyan Village
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If at all you are looking for a traditional essence on your trip, then check out Trunyan Village. This is a place where the evidence of the rites and rituals are embedded. This village rests on the foot of Mt. Abang, and is engulfed by the eastern shore of Lake Batur. The Native people in this village are often referred to as Bali Aga (mountain Balinese), which refers to a conservative way of life with ancient traditions and cultures. Once you step foot, the first thing you wanna do is to try out the local food and also take your time to savour the folk culture of this place. An extremely convenient way of living is followed by these individuals and families. This is one of the top things to do in Kintamani and is one attraction of its own kind, that won’t cease to treat you with a soul-filling experience!

7. Ulun Danu Batur Temple:

Pura Ulun Danu Temple
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Ulun Danu Batur Temple is a unique Balinese temple that is built on a lake. It has one of the complex design among the temples in Bali. The Dewi Batari Ulun Danu, the goddess of waterways and the lake is worshipped in this temple. In 1926, The villagers decided to move this temple from Lake Batur to the current location. And villagers with the cooperation of the Netherlands Colony Government moved together with the temple and the village.

8. Organic Farms in Kintamani: 

The uniqueness about Kintamani is that you can find scenic landscapes even in ordinary terrains. The Kintamani is completely obsessed with these organic farms. The Organic farms and their products are rich in nutritious value that it gets from the volcanic soil. If you take a tour you can see a variety of fruit and vegetables that are pure and also the process of keeping them away from the chemicals as the other parts of the world do. Kintamani stands out as one of the most amazing places in Bali. With the rich volcanic soil, Kintamani is well-known for its oranges and espresso beans.

Kintamani is one hub of a place, that has so many things to offer to the travellers. Unlike other mountains, this doesn’t stop with just a trip to the peak. You can indulge yourself with Bali’s flawless and untamed landscapes. You sure will not forget this till you forget about your Bali vacation. Heading to Pickyourtrail is the best way to start off an itinerary from the scratch with your choice of activities, hotels and what not? Do check the Bali trip packages too!


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