MOUNT RINJANI INFORMATION
SEMBALUN ( East Trek Route )
SENARU ( West Trek Route )
Trekking to Summit Rinjani 4 days 3 nights
The itinerary for this classic trek is similar to option 2 but it does include 1 night accommodation. This option start from Senaru and finish in Sembalun. Highlights are , Mt.Rinjani Summit 3726 m, asl. Segara Anak lake, Crater Rim, Hot Spring and Caves.
Fully organizer : Combination of adventure, Leisure, eco tourism, safety.
We can customize any date based on request with minimum 2 persons in each group. There are two type of service to choose, Deluxe or Budget Service.
Day 1. Hotel - Lenk Rinjani office at Senaru - Crater Rim Senaru - Overnight
Our guide will pick you up at hotel lobby at 05.00 AM then transfer to Senaru.having breakfast,meet guide,porter and briefing time after that Register at the Rinjani National park in Senaru (601m) early in the morning, local cultural traditions and what you might see, and lists rubbish management and safety procedures. The first hours of the trek climb steeply through thick tropical forests rice in flora, bird life and a variety of butterflies. You might see orchid and, if lucky, the rare black ebony leaf monkey, known locally as Lutung. Rest stops are taken along the way, and at Pos 2 Montong satas shelter (1,500m). Village stories and local legends are related by your guide. Features include the banyan tree Bunut Ngengkang that looks like someone standing with their legs apart, and the Batu P enyesalan stone. Depending on your preference and weather conditions, the night’s camp is made either in the forest at pos 3 Mondokon Lolak (2,000m) after about five hours climb from Senaru, or continue the ascent for another couple of hours through grassy meadows to Pelawangan 1 Senaru crater rim at 2,641m from the crater rim are sweeping views across the lake Segara Anak (2,000m) to the summit of Mt. Rinjani. On a clear evening the Gili isles, Bali and Mt. Agung can be seen to the west. Camp - Dinner - Overnight
Day 2. Crater Rim Senaru - Segara Anak Lake - Overnight
After breakfast, down to the lake Segara Anak (2,000 m) within the Rinjani crater. The trek route in this point is steep and rocky. Your guide and porters will assist and give you extra attention. Mt. Baru (2,351m) is an island in the lake and an active volcano, last erupting dramatically in 1994. Going down the ridge passing numerous Edelweiss plants Bunga Abadi to the crater rim camp for a well-deserved lunch. It takes two to three hours down the steep trail to the crater lake and day 2’s camp. The rest of the day is spent relaxing, swimming in the lake and exploring the caves and pilgrimage hot springs, believed to have healing powers.
Day 3. Segara Anak Lake - Sembalun Crater Rim - Overnight
Leave the lake and climb for three hours up to Plawangan Sembalun. Lunch served on the way. Rest and prepare yourself for an early morning three-hours hard climb to the summit (3,726 m). Dinner - Camp (Stay overnight) at Plawangan Sembalun.
Day 4. Sembalun Crater Rim - Summit - Sembalun village - Hotel
After a well prepared breakfast, with the gentle ascent walking amidst the pine-like Casuarinas species locally known as Cemara, perhaps seeing evidence of wild pigs and the long-tailed grey macaque monkeys. Resting at Pos 3 Pada Balong (1,800 m), enjoy a lunch break here. We reach Pos 2 Tengengean (1,500 m) to enjoy the beautiful views of Mt. Rinjani summit (3,726 m). Gentle walk continue through open grassland used as cattle grazing by local people to the Resting shelter at Pos 1 Pemantauan (1,300). The trek ends at Rinjani natonal park at sembalun at the road head in Sembalun Lawang, where the car is waiting to drop back to office at senaru for relaxing after that transfer you to the hotel in Senggigi or mataram.
- Pick up & transfer service on arrival
- Transfer to start trekking point
- Transfer back from trek end point to Airport or Mataram area
- Entrance fee to Rinjani National Park
- Mountain Guide
- Porters from local people to carry logistic and trek equipments (Not include to carry your personal belongings)
- Full board meals; breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee or tea, hot chocolate, snacks, fresh fruits
- Camping equipment; tent, mattress, sleeping bags, cooking gears, first aid kit.
- Drinking water from safety bottled water (1 person get 2 bottle 1,5 liters a day)
- Accommodation before and after the trek
- Personal expenses, tip to guide, porter and driver
What to bring/wear:
- Torch or Flashlight
- Spray for muscle/balm
- Insect repellent
- Camera, Handy cam (Manual or Digital)
- Small towel
- 1 T-shirt
- Long trek pants/wind proof
- Windproof Jacket
- Trek stick/lekki
- Rain coat