4 Day 3 Nights
Mount Rinjani Trekking 4 days 3 nights start via Sembalun village to the summit, lake, hot spring, cave, crater rim Senaru and finish at Senaru village. This program most trekkers choice with the slower pace and suitable for beginner trekkers or who love to spend more time to explore all the nice/secret place on Mount Rinjani.
Mount Rinjani Trekking 4 Days Itinerary:
Arrival day: The Day You Arrive at Lombok Praya Airport , or any others port in Lombok as Lembar/ Bangsal harbor ,Teluk Kodek or maybe from any main object tourist in ( Mataram, Senggigi, Kuta Lombok,3 (Gili Trawangan, Meno, Air) and will pick up by our representative staff, then transfer to your hotel in Senaru. Your trekking guide will give a free briefing and explain the trekking procedure and prepare for your trips. If enough time we’ll guide you through the exercise to Waterfall Sindang Gile and Tiu Kelep Waterfall the day before your trek start.
Wake up at 6:00 am and get breakfast. After that, we’ll drive to sembalun village and register in Rinjani information center.
The trekking starts from sembalun village around 8:00 am. We begin with a gentle ascent through open grassland. After about 2 hours walking, we’ll reach pos 1 (1300m), and another 40 mins to pos 2 (1500m). We will continue walking to pos 3 (1800m) and have lunch there.
After lunch and rest, we’ll head to sembalun crater rim (2639m). It takes 3 hours including a prolonged steep climb. We will camp the night at the crater rim. We can enjoy the awesome views of sunrise and sunset. On a clear day, we will be able to see the Milky Way.
We are awakened around 2:00 am under the cover of darkness with hot drinks and light breakfast. We’ll start heading to Rinjani summit at 3:00 am. We begin with a moderate climb, followed by a fairly easy but long walk. The final approach to the summit involves a steep climb over loose volcanic scree.
Now it’s 6:00 am. We can celebrate our accomplishment with the beautiful sunrise, and panoramic view of Lombok island, Bali island, Sumbawa island and Segara Anak lake.
After that, we’ll descend back down to sembalun crater rim in 2 hours and have breakfast there. We’ll continue our journey down to the lake and hot spring. The trail down is steep and a bit slippery, which takes 2.5 hours to reach. We stop at the lakeside and camp for the second night. Here we can enjoy the lake view, and swim in the lake. The hot spring can soothe away your aches and pains from the trek and are widely known for its natural healing powers.
We’ll leave the lake after lunch and climb up to the senaru crater rim(2641m) for 2.5 hours. Senaru crater rim has the second most spectacular view after the summit. We will enjoy the incredible sunset over mountain Agung in Bali and smoke from the new volcano by the lake. We will camp here for the night.
Our final day in Mt. Rinjani is a relaxing one. After breakfast with the beautiful sunrise, we will trek down to senaru village through the tropical forest. If we are lucky, we might see the rare black monkey. It takes 5 hours down and we will take rests and lunch along the way. The car will bring you to your next destination.