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PICTURES: Munduk Waterfall Trekking Day Trip, Bali, Indonesia

Munduk Area is very popular for travelers looking for something pristine village. The area is now mostly covered with cloves plantation, beside some rice fields can still be seen here. Munduk is also a good choice if you like walking, there are some waterfalls to explore, some rice fields and also located nearby the twin lake: Lake Buyan and Lake Tamblingan.  There are about 4 waterfalls in Munduk Village. You can choose also as per preferred walking distance you like. En route you will be passing stalls selling various drinks and food and local snacks, ans also Indonesian spices and Luwak Coffee. 

Melanting Waterfall


Labuan Kebo Waterfall, which is operated by locals and it has man made pool from bamboo and stones.

Spices and Luwak Coffee bean

Pictures: Kampung Batik Laweyan, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia

Laweyan has been known for its batik products since the dutch colonial period. There are many batik shops where you can brows for kain or any batik dress or shirts. Some shops have batik painting course where visitors can learn to draw using canting with wax ans also seeing the batik making process, from handpainting to some newest tie and dye method. To book tour and browse batik in Laweyan Solo and some other destinations in Solo , please contact us, Getaway Tours, Indonesia Tour Operator. 




Angseri Hot Spring; Tabanan Bali

Angseri hotspring contains sulfur to enjoy soaking and relax. It is located in the middle of bamboo forest. It takes only about 10 minutes walk from the parking area to the hotspring. This might be a good stop if you visit Ulundanu Temple Lake Bratan. 

There are two pools available and some rooms for private bath. The price of entrance fees  included already for private bath. There is also much stronger water flows for therapeutic propose. 

The green surrounding and the waterfall at the second pool is very nice to take a picture. The location is nice however, if there is pool at the waterfall river, will make this much more inviting.



PICTURES: Mount Batur Summit Hiking 2 Days 1 Night

This is the panorama from the camping site of Mount Batur located at Toya Bungkah. The new camping site is established here, only about 200 meters walk from the village, as new policy from local authority is that camping should be at the foot that Mount Batur remains clean as it is considered holy for locals.

This is the picture of Mount Batur Peak (1777 M) on the sunrise and usually visited by travelers expecting for the sunrise moment here. At the peak, you can feel the natural hot steam will make us feel warm even in the cold weather above. You can walk around the ridges to get better view of the panorama.

The camping ground in Toya Bungkah, one of the camping ground available can be used for more than 6 tents. It has toilet facility, and hiker recommended to do toilet thing here before climbing, as there is no toilet above. If you take camping package, at night can enjoy fire while having dinner.

The path is gravels that it is slippery. Recommended to wear proper hiking shoes, not tennis shoes. And for sunrise hiker must bring headlamp as must depart at 04.00 from camping site. Hiking pole is very helpful.