This 3 Days Rinjani trekking package are designed for real trekker or who has several time climbing mountain experiences. The participants must be at good level of fitness, this package are not recommended for beginners. The Rinjani trekking start from Sembalun North of Rinjani end up in Senaru south of Rinjani Volacano. You will explorer the Rinjani Summit, Segara anak lake, Rinjani Crater Rims.
The trekking package type are fully organised: leisure, safety, adventure and echo tourism. Individual and group booking are available upon request.
Hotel pick up – expert bilingual guide – Porters – 3 meals during the trek – sightseeing as mentioned on itinerary and entrance fee of US$ 25 – camping gears (double size tent, sleeping bag, pillow, air bed) – unlimited drinking water from safe bottle – snacks and fruits – medical kit – private air conditioned vehicle
Pickup : At your Hotel in Senggigi or Mataram Area, other locations will be extra charge accordinglly.
Drop Off : Your Hotel / Accommodation, or ferry Pier To Northern Coast Gili Islands
Things To Bring
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 During The Trek:
- High sided trek boots with good ankle support
- Small light weight/quick dry towel
- Max 4 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 guide and porters is recommended, trekking equipment as a tip also appreciated
Our guide will pick you up at hotel lobby at 06.00 AM then transfer to Sembalun. Register the Rinjani Information Center (RIC) in Sembalun Lawang (1,156 m), meet your guide and arrange National Park entry tickets. Your guide gives you briefing describes the route details, local cultural traditions and what you might see, and explains 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 about three hours from Sembalun we reach Pos 2 Tengengean (1,500 m) enjoying 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 (2,639 m).
At 03:00 AM starts is necessary 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, after enjoying the spectacular views down to the campsite. Return down the ridge passing numerous edelweiss plants Bunga Abadi to the crater rim camp for a well-deserved 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 hot springs, believed to have healing powers, 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.