The mountains of Bali are the end of the string of volcanoes
that make up the ring of fire, stretching all the way from
the Asian continent to Sumatera to Java. They are mostly
on the northern part of Bali.
Mount Merbuk, Mount Mus, Mount Mesehe, and Mount Patas
Situated on the western side of Bali, inside the West
Bali National Park.
In the center of the island. On its slope you can find
the Great Garden of Bali (Kebun Raya).
Near Mount Pohen, and on its foot lies Lake Bratan. The
resort area Bedugul is on the shore of Lake Bratan. It also
houses the temple Ulundanu. Gitgit, famous for its waterfall,
is located just slightly north of Mount Catur.
Mount Batukau is slightly south of Mount Pohen, and it houses
the temple of Batukau.
Its old crater is now known as Lake Batur. The resort area
of Kintamani is located on the foot of Mount Batur. From
there you can cross Lake Batur to reach the village of Trunyan,
where the Old Bali (Bali Aga) people live.
On the eastern most part of Bali, Mount Bali is near the
sacred spring of Tirtagangga.
The most revered and the highest peak in Bali, Mount
Agung stands tall at over 3100 meters. The Balinese consider
Mount Agung to be the center of the world. All temples in
Bali point towards Mount Agung. On its slope, the Mother
Temple of Besakih, with its uncountable steps, solemnly
wait for the arrival of the gods and the goddesses, for
when they step down from heaven, they come to Besakih by
way of Mount Agung.