Lake Batur Kintamani is one of Bali's natural charms.

Lake Batur Kintamani
Located on the eastern side of Java Island, Bali is Indonesia's prima donna of tourism which is well known around the world. Besides famous for its natural beauty, especially the beach, Bali is also famous for its unique and interesting arts and culture.

Bali as a complete tourist destination and integrated has a lot of interesting sights, what are the attractions in Bali that must be visited? 

Lake Batur Kintamani is one of Bali's natural charms. Located on Bali's 2nd highest mountain, Lake Batur Kintamani has a cool air and a breathtaking view. 

Lake Batur Kintamani is the largest lake in Bali that many tourists visit because it offers a view that is second to none in Bali.

Cheap Hotel In With Lake Batur View

Staying in the highlands is a most memorable experience where we will get the coolness of a very beautiful mountain area. Wake up in the morning you've been greeted by a charming view of the lake batur, what else plus a cup of warm coffee will surely add to your enjoyment in the tour. Here I recommend some hotels close to the attractions of Lake Batur and of course the cheap and quality, namely:

  • The Ayu kintamani Villa
  • Batur Mountain View
  • Lakeview Hotel and Restaurant
By clicking the link above, you will be redirected to the hotel's online booking site. You can look around the facility and compare it there. In addition you can determine for yourself how long you stay at once know the amount of money to be paid. Easy is not it?

Legend of Lake Batur and Mount Batur

Folklore comes from Bali - is a story that tells about a giant that is content to eat human beings. This Indonesian folklore includes the origin of Lake Batur and Mount Batur. Therefore this folklore is very popular in Bali because it reminds us of the occurrence of Lake and Mount Batur which while being a mistaken one natural tourism in Bali. There are many folklore originating from Bali which is quite popularly mistaken as the only Kebo Iwa folklore.

The dry season has arrived and the famine began to hit the island of Bali. One by one the community barns began to empty. The staple food is getting hard to come by, many people are starving and trying to find food sources in various regions. At that time on the island of Bali lived a very fierce giant, his name Kebo Iwa. When the dry season like this Kebo Iwa often rampaging because of starvation. If you are hungry Kebo Iwa can eat anything he met. Lots of livestock community made his meals. Not only that if the rampage he includes can chase the citizens and if caught Kebo Iwa immediately eat it alive.

All the villagers became anxious but they could not do anything about it. Because they can not fight the ability Kebo Iwa. The giant became so fierce prey on cattle and humans. Then the village head gathered the people and looked for ways to kill Kebo Iwa. After further discussion they found the way that people can pretend to need Kebo Iwa to rebuild the houses and temples of worship area that has been destroyed Kebo Iwa. In return the village chief promised to provide a lot of food to Kebo Iwa so he would not starve again.

Hearing a great reward Kebo Iwa began to love, after which he immediately rebuild the houses and temples that have been damaged. Within a few days the place to stay and temple back up. Meanwhile, the people gathered a lot of lime. Kebo Iwa began to wonder at the chalk and asked the people. For what purposes they will collect lime that is so much to mountainous. Residents say they crave to make Kebo Iwa a great place to live. Kebo Iwa began to be satisfied because ever since he really crave a house.

After the residence and the temple was completed, Kebo Iwa then began digging wells. Because there is no further tools Kebo Iwa use into his two hands to dig the soil. Over time the well that in the dig Kebo Iwa so deep. Kebo Iwa includes using the well as a rest area. If during the day Kebo Iwa sleep in the wells digalinya. One day while Kebo Iwa was sleeping deeply in the well, the village chief immediately gathered his citizens on the edge of the well then ordered the residents to pelt Kebo Iwa with lime.

At first Kebo Iwa was not aware of the danger. But after the chalk that was pelted by the people already up to his nose Kebo Iwa woke up and struggled to overheat. Seeing that the community was incessantly closing the well. Kebo Iwa subsequently drowned by the water mixed with lime and create heat that blister the skin. Kebo Iwa is buried in a well that he dug himself. Over time the overflowing well water turned into a lake that is now called Lake Batur. And the pile of dug soil comes from a well into a mountain named after Mount Batur.

The Balinese People's Story about Kebo Iwa is a Balinese folktale that tells about the history of Lake Batur and Mount Batur in Bali. Two tourist sites are very beautiful and become the object of tourist visits in the country and abroad. 

Accommodation To Lake Batur Kintamani

Lake batur is located in kintamani, if you from Singaraja city center go straight to this lake of batur you will pass road of batur mountain pass by kubutambahan village. From singaraja approximately you will cover a distance of about 58 kilometers with a distance of about 1.5 hours journey. 

And if you from traveling on the beach lovina it will travel about 71 Kilometers with travel time about 2 hours. But if you are from the city of Denpasar it will travel distance of 64 Kilometers with travel time about 1.5 hours.

Location of Lake Batur

Lake Batur is located in the province of Bali, precisely located in the district. Kintamani, North Penelokan Village. When departing from Denpasar, the distance traveled approximately 64 km or about 2 hours drive. However, when departing from Singaraja, the distance traveled approximately 58 km or about 1.5 hours drive.

The route to the location of the lake is quite twisted turns, as in the mountains in general. In addition, the line is also always filled by motorists so it is very crowded, especially in the holiday season.

How? Interested in the exoticism of Lake Batur Kintamani? Invite your family and relatives to "have a lot of fun" in one of the flagship tours on the Island of the Gods.