Mount Agung Sunrise Viewpoint – All The Details

Mount Agung Sunrise Viewpoint – All The Details

The Mount Agung sunrise viewpoint has quickly become insta-famous after going viral online. We checked it out for ourselves and here’s all you need to know.

Mount Agung Sunrise Viewpoint – All The Details

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How To Get To Mount Agung Sunrise Viewpoint
Costs
Our Sunrise At Mount Agung Viewpoint
Where To Stay In Amed

How To Get To Mount Agung Sunrise Viewpoint

Located out East, Mount Agung Viewpoint is around 2 hours from Ubud and 2 and a half hours from Canggu.

The easiest way to find this exact location for sunrise is to head directly to BUKIT CINTA on google maps. That way you won’t be able to miss the beautiful view on your left hand side.

Many people heading to East Bali choose to stay in the small beach town of Amed, which is around 30 minutes from the Mount Agung Viewpoint.

For others thing to do in the area check out our Pura Lempuyang and Tirta Gangga blogs.

Costs

FREEEEE, it’s nature!

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We literally pulled up on the side of the road and walked down

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Taking in the viewsss at Mount Agung

Our Sunrise At Mount Agung Viewpoint

So we set off on scooters from Canggu at 4am on our trip out East, starting with the Mount Agung sunrise viewpoint!

It was pretty a straight forward journey, in fact it was very much one straight road all the way to the destination. We were kitted out with all the essentials – our camera, our tripod and a bunch of bananas!

We arrived a little after 6.15am just in time to catch the sun waking up and sending rays of light onto the peak of the mountain.

Mount Agung stands at 3031 metres tall making it the highest point in Bali. And although we were standing miles away from it, the sheer size of it was still daunting.

There’s not much more to say about the location or the Mount Agung sunrise viewpoint, it’s pretty self explanatory. We’ll let the photos do the talking. Although we did put a caption together for our Instagram post which pretty much sums up our feelings from that morning…

‘You know that feeling when you’re up and exploring at 4am? Everything’s still, everything’s quiet and it feels like the whole world is still sleeping. The air smells like night time and it’s so fresh that it gives you shivers. When the first sun rays peek over the edge of the earth and everything is bathed in foggy, golden light – all you can do is stand there and watch as the earth awakens. It’s at this moment, everything feels so real and all of your problems are forgotten. You soon realise the early wake up was totally worth it. Because for now, it’s just you, your loved one and the sunrise.’

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Mount Agung sunrise viewpoint – An incredible way to start the day

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And back up we go…

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…Ok, 5 more minutes

WHERE TO STAY IN AMED

Luxury – The Griya Villas and Spa – If you’re looking for the top hotel in Amed this comes up top of all the lists.

Mid-Budget – Blue Moon Villas Resort – With a pool overlooking the ocean and a romantic feel this is ideal for a couples trip.

Backpacker – Bali Yogi – For a cheap and cheerful Amed stay Bali Yogi is ideal.

For other places to stay in Amed you can check the latest prices here.

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3 Comments

  1. Lili
    July 1, 2018 / 6:57 am

    Hi. I was trying to find this spot but no luck.
    Can you tell me which way to go from Denpasar? I went on the coast to Bukit Cinta and then trough the mountains. Is it very close to Bukit Cinta or not so much?
    Thanks.

    • July 10, 2018 / 3:41 am

      Ahhh no way! We went the same way and just followed google maps to bukit Cinta. It lead us straight to the viewpoint!

      • Lili
        July 10, 2018 / 3:46 am

        We found it on google maps, but no time to go there again. We’ll find it, for sure.

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