Balisunrisetrekkingtours.com – Now that you are planning to go to Bali, you may have an intention to visit Mount Batur as one of the destinations on the list. If most tourists will love to have a local guide with them, you may want something different by doing Mount Batur trekking without guide. But, is it possible? The answer is nothing impossible.
However, before you go trekking, it is better for you to learn everything you need to know about trekking Mount Batur without a guide.
1. Best time to do Mount Batur trekking
The first thing is to understand the best time to go trekking to Mount Batur. Actually, it is not impossible for you to go anytime you like. However, there are some seasons when you can get better view of the sunrise and overall view. It is recommended for you to go on May through July because it is not raining season in Bali. As long as it is not raining, you will be able to witness such amazing view here.
2. Things to prepare
Second, you need to know what you will need to prepare and bring with you. If you are planning on camping, you must bring tent and enough foods or snacks to eat on the summit. However, if you are not planning to do a camping, you can simply wear hiking jacket, long pants and hiking shoes. Don’t forget to carry a camera with you too because Mount Batur trekking without guide or with guide will be complete if you bring a camera with you.
3. Don’t forget safety gear too
In addition to things that you need to wear and bring, you should not forget to carry safety gear and also first aid kit if you want to do Mount Batur trekking. If you are planning to hunt for sunrise, it will be better for you to bring flashlight with you especially if you start the trekking in the early morning.
Nevertheless, in the recent update, it is said that any tourist is not possible to hike on Mount Batur without any licensed guide. It is because there has been many accidents like tourists got injured by mudslide, falling and more. As a result it is better and more recommended to climb or hike the mountain with a licensed guide.
In some cases, if you do not know the way or direction to the summit of the mountain and you ask someone around there, there is possibility that you will be directed to the wrong direction. So, it is very safe to have an experienced guide with you to avoid bad accidents to happen. You can also get many more benefits by do the trekking with local guide.
For instance, you can get a light breakfast on the package. You can have the guide to help you making a cup of coffee or boiled egg as your breakfast menu. The price of the package is only $55 to $75 too, so it is much better to go with them instead of doing Mount Batur trekking without guide that only cause problem. That’s all.