Mount Rinjani expeditions taking 4 days trip to explorer Crater Rim, Summit, crater Lake, cave and Hot spring on fully private guided and organised trekking trip.
Mount Rinjani Summit
Wandering on Segara Anak Lake
Awesome scenery as you ascent and descent the trek trail
This trekking package is designed for real trekker or who has experienced on mountain climbing/trekking. The participants must be at good level of fitness, this package is not recommended for beginners. The trekking start from Sembalun North of Rinjani end in Senaru south of Rinjani. This take 4 days 3 nights trekking trip.
Our guide will pick you up at hotel lobby at 06.00 AM then transfer you to Sembalun. Register at the Rinjani Information Center (RIC) in Sembalun Lawang, meet your guide and arrange National Park entry tickets. Your guide will give you briefing for the route details, about what local culture traditions and what you might to go for and see during the trekking, and will be explained about rubbish management and safety procedures.
The trek starts from Sembalun Lawang with the gentle ascent walking through open grassland used as cattle grazing by local people. Resting at Pos 1 Pemantauan (1,300), after around three hours from Sembalun we reach Pos 2 Tengengean (1,500 m), enjoy the beautiful views of Mt. Rinjani summit (3,726 m). After another hours ascent to Pos 3 Pada Balong (1,800 m), we start the step 3,5 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 (2,700m).
At the late 03:00 AM the summit climb will start and is needed for the hard three-hours climb to the Rinjani summit (3,726 m). Once there, enjoy proud feeling of satisfaction and prise the amazing majestic view of Rinjani and Lombok island from the top of second highest mountain in Indonesia, feel the sensation of sunrise view across the Wallace Line to Bali, Mt. Agung and Sumbawa. After enjoy the spectacular views then down to the campsite, return down the ridge passing numerous edelweiss plants, Bunga Abadi-the endless flower, to the crater rim camp for a well-served breakfast. After breakfast, proceed to go down to the lake.
It takes two to three hours down the steep trail to the crater lake. Enjoy the lake, swimming or exploring the caves and pilgrimage to hot springs that believed to have healing powers by local, while our porters preparing for your lunch. After lunch break, leave the lake and climb for two and half hours up to Plawangan 1 senaru Crater Rim (2,461 m) for the day 2’s camp. Dinner and overnight at crater rim if weather permitted or another hour down to Cemara Lima.
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 stop are taken along the way, with village stories and local legends related by your guide.
Features include the Batu Penyesalan Stone and Banyan Tree Bunut Ngengkang that looks like someone standing with their legs apart. After seven hours walk from the rim, (or five hours from Pos 3 Mondokon Lolak), the trek ends at Rinjani Trek Center at the road head in Senaru, where the car is waiting to transfer you to the airport, Senggigi or Gili Island harbor.
It is well worth getting up early to enjoy the sunrise over the Mt. Rinjani and the crater rim before breakfast and the last day of our journey. It takes about 5-6 hrs trekking to reach Senaru, Enjoy walking under the beautiful jungle canopy, home to the rare black ebony leaf monkey, known locally as Lutung .
Rest stops at Pos 111 (2000m) and Pos11 (1500mt) is welcome relief for tired feet before the hard work winds down and you enter farm land on the outskirts of town in the early afternoon. Your driver will pick you up from Senaru and escorting you back to your Hotel in Senggigi area or The Gili islands late afternoon
Your Hotel in Senggigi / Mataram area
Your Hotel in Senggigi / Mataram area
• Way and return transfer to Rinjani National Park
• Experienced guide and porter on trek
• All Camping Gears (tent, sleeping bag, airbed mattress, toilet tent and all cutlery )
• Full board meal on trek
• Unlimited water consumption on the trek
• National park entrance fee
• International / Domestic airfare
• Personal expenses such as Laundry, alcohol drink, etc
• Items does not mentioned on Itinerary
• Optional tours
• Tips and Gratitude
Most trekkers will carry a small pack or day pack with personal items such as clothes, toiletries and photography gear. Keep the gear to a minimum and don’t take anything up the mountain that you don’t have to! During the trek you will just have to carry your small day pack with essential items such as sunglasses, sunscreen, water etc.
Porters are employed to carry the rest of your gear on the trek. Please keep this to a minimum while on the trek. the following list of items suggested to carry during the Rinjani trek:
• Day pack
• Torch or Flashlight (preferably a head torch)
• Sun block/lotion, hat/cap, sun glasses
• Water bottle
• Personal prescription medications
• Insect repellent
• Water proof jacket
• Recommended to carry for Trekking:
• High sided trek boots with good ankle support
• Small light weight/quick dry towel
• Max 5 T-Shirts
• Max 2 Trek shorts
• Long trek pants/wind proof
• Thermal underwear (polypropylene or wool)
• Personal hygiene products
• Photography gears
• Some cash for tipping the guides and porters are recommended, trekking equipment as a tip also appreciated