Although Mount Agung in Karangasem, Bali, spewed lava during its latest eruption on Monday night, the other parts of the island are still safe to visit.
At the time of writing, Ngurah Rai International Airport remains open. However, if you are worried that the airport is closed, fret not, as tempo.co has compiled three ways to visit the Island of the Gods without flying.
Trains are among the alternative methods of transportation. When compared with buses or car, the train journey is shorter, making it more convenient for travelers.
Travelers from Jakarta can choose between the Jakarta-Surabaya-Banyuwangi or Jakarta-Yogyakarta-Banyuwangi routes.
Those who want to go directly to Bali can opt to take a bus from Pulo Gebang bus station in East Jakarta.
Pahala Kencana, Kramat Djati Jakarta, Lorena and Safari Dharma Raya are among the bus companies that offer a Jakarta-Bali route. Priced at Rp 500,000 per person, the journey usually takes more than 25 hours.
Both bus and train passengers will need to cross the Bali Strait using a ferry.
Travelers can take a ferry from Ketapang Port in Banyuwangi to Gilimanuk Port on Bali’s western shores. The service is available 24 hours a day and costs Rp 6,500 per person.