MOUNT RINJANI TREKKING PROGRAM
The Rinjani trekking program starts from 2 Days / 1 Night up to the 5 Days / 4 Nights (or longer), this will depend on your personal physical fitness. Please advise us which one suits for you and we will send the most suitable itinerary program for you.
DAY 01: Lombok Airport – Sembalun Village
Upon arrival at Lombok airport, our local staff will pick you up at the airport and then you will directly transfer for approximately 3-4 hours to Sembalun village. Sembalum village lies on the eastern slopes of Mount Rinjani. We stay overnight in local guesthouse.
DAY 02: Sembalun – Plawangan Sembalun
After breakfast at the guesthouse, we begin our trek to basecamp III or also called Plawangan Sembalun. We will walk through beautiful savannah of Rinjani and will set the campsite at the crater rim of Plawangan Sembalun. From this campsite, the panoramic views of the crater lake of Segare Anak and Sembalun are spectacular. When the weather is good the sunset view will be breathtaking. We will rest early after dinner as we have a very early start tomorrow.
DAY 03: Plawangan Sembalun - Summit – Segara Anak Lake.
We will wake up at 2 am, and after a snack and hot drink we will start our trek to the summit of Mount Rinjani (3726m). It is a steady ascent to the summit, from the summit we will watch the spectacular sunrise with views across to Bali, Mt Agung and Sumbawa, the crater lake below, and the island of Lombok stretching even further below.
After some rest and taking pictures we return to our campsite for a late breakfast, then continue to the formation of the ‘new volcano” mount of Segara Anak lake (2.010 m asl). Here you have the opportunity for some fishing or you can have a soak in the natural hot springs, which are believed to have healing powers. Our tents will be pitched on its shores for the night.
DAY 04: Lake Segara Anak and Trek to Crater Rim and Forest Camp
This morning has been set aside for a rest day at the Lake. You will have time to spend the morning exploring, relaxing, swimming in the cool waters of the lake or soaking in the hot, natural springs, believed to have healing powers. In the afternoon we will trek and ascend to the Crater Rim of Plawangan Senaru (2640m) and then descend to our overnight camp at Forest Camp (Pos 3). Overnight tents.
DAY 05: Forest Camp – Senaru Village – Airport
This morning we descend down the long trail to Senaru village, passing thick tropical forests rich in flora, bird life and a variety of butterflies. You might see orchids and, if lucky, the rare black ebony leaf monkey, known locally as lutung. Lunch served en route. The trek ends atRinjani Trek Center at the road head in Senaru. From Senaru you will directly transfer to the airport. Please take the flight after 6 pm from Lombok.
ELEVATION GAIN FROM SEMBALUN TO SENARU TREK :
Sembalun Village (1172 m) - Savanna Tengengean Camp (1528 M): 2-3 hours
Savanna Tengengean Camp – Plawangan Sembalun (2627 m): 6 hours
Plawangan Sembalun Camp(2627 m) – Peak of Rinjani (3726 M): 4-5 hours
Plawangan Sembalun Camp (2676 m) – Segara Anak Camp (2006 M): 3-4 hours
Segara Anak Camp (2006 m) – Plawangan Senaru (2624 m): 3 Hours trekking
Plawangan Senaru - Senaru Village (601 m): 6 hrs trekking
Mount Rinjani Trekking Services Included :
All land arrangement starting and end at Lombok Airport
Meals as stated on program proposed
Accommodation as mention at the itinerary
Experienced English speaking Mountain guide
Dome tent, cooking gears
Mattress and Sleeping bag (You can bring your own if you like)
Climb permit & Entrance Fee to the sites
Mountain porter to carry climbing equipment & food provision.
You only carry your personal belonging (water for during the trek and rain coat) in your day pack, while some of your other stuff you do not need during the trek you can leave at guest house and the other stuff you need for trek you can leave to our porters team.