When arriving at the International airport of Lombok, we will pick you up by private car then drive you to your preferred hotel in Senaru where you will meet your guide whose responsibility is to give you pre-hiking information regarding the trekking procedures.
ITINERARY: Start from Senaru Village (601 masl), end in Sembalun Village (1.150 masl).
DAY 1 : RTC Senaru Village Pos 1 (601 masl) – Pos 2 (1.500 masl) – Pos 3 (2000 masl) – Senaru Crater Rim (2.641 masl)
after having breakfast at 06.30, our driver will drive you to Rinjani Trekking Information (RTC) to register. You will start walking uphill through the concrete paths for about 30 minutes in order to reach the main gate of Mount. Rinjani National Park. On the way you uphill you can certainly see the coffee plantations are growing gigantic. In the main gate, you can take a break for a few minutes. Going a couple metres into the gate, you will be welcomed by the tropical rainforest. Along the way, you will see and hear a variety of large trees, animal sounds. Walking for 1 hour, you will reach pos 1 (915 masl). After that, it requires 2 minutes to reach pos 2 (1.500 masl) in where you can rest and lie down to recharge your energy while waiting for your guide and porters preparing for your lunch. When waiting, you will enjoy your soft drinks, choco biscuits and fresh fruits in the middle of tropical rainforest with the monkeys jumping around. After eating lunch, you will continue your walk for about 2 hours to get to pos 3 (2.000 masl). Along the way, you will discover the thorny local strawberries growing. In pos 3 which is the border between the tropical rainforest and the hills. You will the hike up the hills that lead to the basecamp, it normally takes 2 hours to get up there. From Senaru Crater Rim (2.641 masl) in where will camp you can see the painstakingly scenic views like the idyllic sunset over the gilis, the majestic Mount. Agung in Bali, and the sea-like lake view. In the night, you will see the sparkling stars overhead.
DAY 2: Senaru Crater Rim (2.641masl) – Segara Anak Lake (2000 masl) – Hot Springs
After enjoying the sunrise, breakfast, and take pictures of the landscape on the edge of the lake. You will go down to Segara Anak Lake and Hot Springs by walking for 2 hours. This route is quite steep and slippery which initially looks like the paths are perched on the cliffs. After 2 hours descending, you will be dazzled by the extremely beautiful of the lake which is surrounded by the mountain range. On the lakeshore, you will also have your lunch before soaking your body in the hot springs. It only takes 5 minutes to reach the hot springs from the lakeshore. In the hot springs, you will be spoiled with the distinctive aroma of sulfur. Other than that, the sulfur contained in the hot springs is believed to be terapheutic and good for your skin. After having a relaxing moment, you can still enjoy the scenic panorama around you while waiting for the sun to set. Before the night falls, you will be served with delicious food for your dinner. After that, your guide will give you some information about how the trek for tomorrow be like. In the end, you will spend a night on the lakeshore.
DAY 3 : Segara Anak Lake (2000 masl) – Sembalun Crater Rim (2.629 masl)
Having breakfast while enjoying the beauty of Segara Anak Lake where you can take a walk on its lakeshore while inhaling the fresh air in the morning. After that, you will continue your journey to Sembalun Crater Rim which ideally takes about 3 hours of ascending. The paths are moderately steep but fairly gentle. When arriving at an elavation of 2.629 masl, you will see the landscape of Sembalun village with the scattered thin clouds over it. In addition, the peak of Mount. Rinjani can clearly be seen.
Eating your lunch and dinner with those spectacular views is worth it. However, you are highly required to sleep earlier before a long day ahead of you tomorrow.
DAY 4 : Sembalun Crater Rim (2.639m) – Summit/Top (3.726m) – Sembalun Village (1.150m) Pusuk/Mataram Or Senggigi
You will wake up at 02.00 am and get some tea and biscuits for your supper. At 02.30 am, you will start climbing up to the summit (3726 masl) which approximately takes 3 to 4 hours. The first stage is a moderate ascent of 2 hours walk, While the second stage is fairly easy like a long pebbled path. the last stage is highly steep and difficult. From the summit, you could see all the island of lombok like a landscape, Segara Anak Lake, Sumbawa and Bali. after sunrise you will climb down to the Sembalun Crater Rim and have some hot ginger tea or coffee and breakfast like toasts, fried bananas with grated cheese on it. After having breakfast, you will leave Sembalun Crater Rim and continue walking straight down to Sembalun village which normally takes 4 to 5 hours. Throughout the hike of descending, you will be charmed by the savanna like a landscape. When arriving in Sembalun village, our driver will pick you up then drive you to your next destination.
- Tranportation (pick up and transfer)
- Trekking Guide and porters
- Foods and drinks
- Tent, toilet tent, sleeping bags and mattresses
- A night accommodation/hotel in senaru/ Senggigi before the trek
- Entrance fee for Rinjani National Park IDR 150K per pax.
Price Excluding :
- Airplane ticket
- Flashlight/head torch
- Trekking shoes
- Trekking jacket
- Long pants/trousers
- Extra porter (22$/day)
- Tips for guide and porters
What to be prepared by you:
- Trekking Trousers (windproof)
- Windproof jacket
- Flip flops (optional)
- Small towels
- Trekking shoes or running shoes
- Body lotion or Sunblock, hat, sunglasses
- Tiger balm
- Insect repellent
- 2/3 pieces of T-Shirts
- Trekking poles (optional)
- Swimming suite (optional)
- Binocular (optional)
- Fishing gear (optional)