MOUNT RINJANI INFORMATION
SEMBALUN ( East Trek Route )
SENARU ( West Trek Route )
Trekking to Summit Rinjani 5 days 4 nights
For the more enjoyable and relaxing trek, this option ( Trekking summit 5 days 4 nights ) is suggested.
Accommodation prior to trek is included on this package. This route start from East Entrance ( SEMBALUN ) , finish at North (SENARU), includes Mt. Rinjani’s summit (3,726 m), Segara Anak Lake (crater), visit to Hot Springs, and Crater Rim Base camp. Contact us for further information of this trekking package.
Individual or group departures are available upon request. Rinjani Trek requires you to have a good level of fitness and ability to walk long distance. Person with mountain sickness or height phobia are not allowed to join this tour. 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. Airport – Senggigi, Overnight in the hotel
Our guide will meet and greet you at the airport then transfer you to the hotel, assist the check in and give you a short briefing about the trek and answer any questions you may have regarding the trek. Free program prior to the trek to give you enough time to rest for freshen up. (Lunch and Dinner does not includes)
Day 2. hotel –Lenk Rinjani office - Sembalun – Crater Rim, overnight in tent
Pick up at 5.00 am in your hotel and transfer to Office at Senaru, having breakfast meet the guide, porters and breifing time.
1 hour drop to Sembalun and then Register at the Rinjani National Park in Sembalun Lawang, start with gentle ascent walking through open grassland to Pos 1 Pemantauan (1,300m), rest and enjoy the summit views of Mt. Rinjani from here. After rest onto Pos 2 Tengengean (1,500 m) about 1 hour walk up from Pos 1 Pemantuan than on another 1,5 hours to Pos 3 Pada Balong (1,800 m) for lunch break. Reach this point around 1 pm.
After lunch continue the trek up to Sembalun Crater Rim (2,639m), this is the 3,5 hours climb amidst the pine-like Casuarinas species locally known as Cemara, perhaps seeing evidence of wild pigs and the long-tailed grey macaque monkeys to the camp site at Plawangan II Sembalun crater rim (2,639 m).
Reach the camp site around 5pm, set up the tent and enjoy the views of the crater rim.
Dinner served at the camp site, rest and preparing your self to early wake up for the trek to the Summit on the following day.
Day 3. Crater Rim – Rinjani Summit – Segara Anak Lake, overnight in tent
Wake up early morning to start the trek at 03:00 AM for the hard three hours climb to the summit (3,726 m) on volcanic screen. Once there, enjoy proud feelings of satisfaction and the amazing sunrise views across the Wallace Line to Bali, Mt. Agung and Sumbawa. Stay at the summit 30 minutes to 1 hour to enjoy the views around and than going down to the campsite Sembalun crater rim through same route. After breakfast, proceed to go down to the lake (Segara Anak Lake, 2000m). It takes two to three hours walk down through the steep and rocky trail to the lake. 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. Camp and overnight by the lake.
Day 4. Segara Anak Lake – Senaru Crater Rim, overnight in the tent
Leave the lake after lunch, climb for two and half hours up to Plawangan 1 Senaru Crater Rim (2,461 m) for the last night camp. Set up the tent and enjoy the views around and the lake from the other side, relax, explore and await the sunset. If the wind is cold, you may prefer to descend one hour to Cemara Lima and camp in the more sheltered forest.
Day 5. Senaru Crater Rim – Senaru Village – Senggigi/Airport
After breakfast, descend down the long trail to Senaru village (601 m), through thick tropical forests rich 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. Lunch served en route.
After seven hours walk from the rim, the trek ends at Rinjani National Park at senaru and back to office for relax time and than car is waiting to transfer you to the airport or Senggigi or Mataram End of program.
- 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