LOCAL RESTAURANT AT KINTAMANI

Kintamani is a village on the western edge of the larger caldera wall of the Mount Batur (Gunung Batur) caldera in Bali, Indonesia. Kintamani Volcano is one of the most popular and favorite tourist attraction in north-east of Bali is home to bewitching nature and six ancient villages along with the prime attraction, the mesmerizing Batur Lake perched aside an active volcano.

The villages of Penelokan, Toya Bungkah, Batur, Kedisan, Abung, Songan and Kintamani symbolize timeless beauty, as they surround the cauldron of the lake. The locals devotedly follow their ancestral traditions, which are handed over from generation to generation. Their lifestyle is however, adapted from the after effects of the eruptions from Mount Batur, which has lashed out its wrath over 24 times since 1800.

There are also a number of villages in the Kintamani area including old Balinese Aga villages situated around Batur Lake and provides the majority of Bali’s irrigation water and is also a local breeding ground for freshwater fish. The fertile Kintamani area is a top producer of fruit and vegetables in Bali. This highland area is at approximately 400 metres above sea level, with cool air condition in the daytime and cold at night. A visit to Kintamani Volcano is a rare opportunity to experience one of Bali’s last remaining active volcanos up close.