Hallo travelers, are you ready for another vacation in this month? Here let us give you some inspiration for your next experience, Mount Catur or sometimes spelled Catu is a mount with a height of 2.096 meters the fourth-highest mountain in Bali. It lies to the east of Beratan Lake and this is quite popular with climbers, despite the heavy forest that covers it. Mount Catur also called by the name of Mount Catu, but better known by the name of local people is Pucak Mangu.
Local guides will bring you to the top of Mount Catur within 2.5 hours, in case you would like to explore this natural beauty with heavy forest on your own, add additional 30 minutes. In case you are not in a good shape this trek should not be chosen as it is very challenging. The climb begins before dawn at 03.30 pm. It took approximately 3.5 hours to get to the top from the Bedugul access.
The view from the summit, down to Lake Beratan, is simply stunning and you should give yourself enough time to enjoy this wonderful scenery. This mountain shrouded in dense tropical forest and moist soil. The peak shaded with views of three lakes such as Buyan, Tamblingan and Beratan very, very charming. Very beautiful. In addition to beautiful scenery, on top of this mountain there is a temple called Pucak Mangu is still actively visited by Hindus in Bali for prayer. In Catur Mount you also can find a longtail monkey near the Mount Catur area.
Tip for Mount Catur, For climbing Mount Catur you should be at least in an average condition. Untrained hikers can not enjoy the tour as it is challenging. Please don’t forget to bring you own provision, no tourist facilities are located on the summit.