Mt Agung Trek via Pasar Agung Temple
Mount Agung Sunrise Trek via Pasar Agung takes 3 to 4 hours hiking up to the summit of Mount Agung in which you go hiking up around 2,000 meters. This route is not so hard compared to the trekking route through Besakih temple. The route through Pasar Agung temple finishes approximately 100 meters below the actual peak of Mount Agung. What is amazing is that the panoramas are excellent in all directions. The same things you can also enjoy as you go down into the actual crater.
The real trekking of this route starts at about 2:00 a.m. in order that you can reach the top of the mountain just in time before dawn. For the complete tour itinerary, you can see below.
The specialty of Mt Agung sunrise Hike through Pasar Agung temple is that you will be able to see the summit of Mount Rinjani in Lombok island more clearly. You will also still be able to see the magificent Batur volcanic crater and the largest caldera lake Batur, Amlapura city, Semarapura city even Gianyar and Denpasar city. It can be said that you will be able to enjoy seeing 50% of Bali island from the summit of Mount Agung.
The beauty of the sunrise from the summit of Mount Agung is surely very magnificent. It seems that you stand above the universe as you can see clouds below the place where you stand.
Another extra benefit of Mount Agung trekking through Pasar Agung temple is that after the trekking you will get extra trip to visit Balinese coffee plantation. Here you can taste “Kopi Luwak” (a kind of coffee produced with the help of civets). Probably, this is the most expensive coffee in the world.
11.30 – 12.00 P.M.: picking up at your hotel, depending on where you stay in Bali.
01:45 A.M.: Arriving at Pasar Agung Temple as the starting spot.
01:45 A.M.: Starting the trekking to the peak and sunrise watching spot.
06:00 A.M.: Arriving at the peak, where you can enjoy witnessing the magnificent panorama and sunrise
07:30 A.M.: Starting to go hiking down
11:00 A.M.: Arriving back at the starting spot and getting on cars.
01:00 P.M.: Returning to go back to your hotel.
Mount Agung Trekking through Pasar Agung Temple Includes:
-Picking up and returning to your hotel by private air conditioned cars
-Experienced English speaking guides
-Entrance Fee to Karangasem Area
-What You ought to Bring during Mount Agung Trekking:
Approximated Pick-Up Time of Mount Agung Sunrise Trekking:
Ubud : 11:40 P.M. Sanur : 12:00 P.M.
Kuta : 11:40 P.M. Nusa Dua : 11:40 P.M.
Legian: 11:40 P.M. Seminyak: 11:40 P.M.
Some Details of Mount Agung Trekking:
Activity Level: High to Extreme.
Hiking Duration: 8 hours (hiking up & down).
Temperature: 6 – 12° Celsius (At the peak)
Mount Agung Trekking Via Pasar Agung Temple Price is USD. 79/Person for Minimum 2 persons.