Short Trek: 4 hours (8-10 hours including drive)
The Short Trekking starts at Pasar Agung starting point. The trekking takes in total at least 10 hours: 4 hours to go up, 2 hours at the summit and 4 hours to go down. This counts for people with experience. For beginners, it usually takes at least 2 hours longer for up and an additional 2 hours to go down. It is important to be prepared with the necessary equipment. The right jacket will protect you from the cold.
Pick up is at 10.00 pm at your accommodation. The way to go to the starting point of Pasar Agung from Seminyak/Kerobokan takes about 2.5 – 3 hours, passing through empty streets in the night . There are 2 ways, passing Sayan Ubud or Tegallalang Ubud, depending on the situation. The way to back to Seminyak/Kerobokan the day after takes 3 – 4 hours. You will be back in Seminyak/Kerobokan at approximately 3 pm the day after.
Long Trek: 8 hours (16 – 18 hours including drive)
The Long Trekking starts at Besakih mother temple. The length of the long trekking is 16 hours in total: 7 hours to go up, 2 hours rest on the summit and 7 hours to go back down. This counts for people who have experience. For beginners, it is recommended to take the short trekking. However, we welcome you to try, our professional guide will gladly assist you. Be prepared with the right trekking shoes, you will pass a lot of narrow tracks which require good quality soles.
What is the advantage of choosing The Long Trek? You will see a lot more and experience a lot more too.
Pick up at 8.00 pm at your accommodation in Seminyak/Kerobokan. The way to go to the start point of Besakih Mother Temple takes about 2.5 – 3 hours. And the way back takes 3 – 4 hours, because the streets are always busy during the day.
What to bring?
- Solid shoes
- T-Shirt (to change to after sweating)
- Jacket / rain jacket
- Warm clothes (it is cold at the peak)
- Drinking water (min. 2 litres)
- Chocolate (short-term energy)
- Food such as bread (long-term energy)
- Torch (tip: if you don’t have a torch just install a torch app on your smartphone)
- Good level of physical fitness
- Cash to tip the guide(s)