This program of Trekking Rinjani 3 Days and 2 Nights is designed for the real trekkers and should be in really good shape of level fitness. The target of this program is Sembalun villagen (1000mdpl), Sembalun Crater rim(2639mdpl), Rinjani Summit(3726), The lake and hot spring(2000mdpl), Senaru Crater rim(2641mdpl) and finish in Senaru village(500mdpl).
The detail itinerary:
Arrival day: We will pick you up from any destination places in lombok such as from Senggigi, Kuta, Gilies, Mataram or another places of your current destination, and we will drive you to Senaru village where our company Rony Adventure Office located. If we arrive in Senaru before 04.00pm at noon, we may go to see the amazing waterfalls Sendang gile and Tiu Kelep waterfalls.
Sendang Gile waterfall in Senaru that can be visited at the arrival day
Tiu kelep waterfall in Senaru village
Staying a night before the trek at one of accommodations prepared by our team in Senaru bungalows or lodges. Meet and get more explanation from our guide about the trip.
Day 01: ⇒ Senaru village (601m) – Sembalunvillage (1100m) – Sembalun crater rim (2639m)
In the morning about 07.00am, your guide will pick you up at the lodges. After having breakfast and get good preparation, we drive you from Senaru to Sembalun village. It’s about one hour away to the office of Rinjani Information Center (RIC). There your guide register and arrange your enterance fee.
Sembalun Base →Register at Rinjani Information Center
After everything’s good, begin the trip to climb the mountain through open grassland. At the first 2 hours walking in quiet savana open views, reaching Pos 1 (1300m), take break a moment than continue walking up to the next Pos 2 (1500m) in 40 minutes, there you get a lunch that has been prepared by your porter (our ground men).
The first hours walking up from the base to sembalun crater rim
Take a break at pos 1 (1300mdpl) after one hours walking
Having a lunch in pos 2 (1500mdpl) after 40 minutes walking from pos 1 (1300mdpl)
After lunch and rest, we will continue walking to pos 3 (1800m). we’ll head to Sembalun crater rim (2639m). It takes 3 hours including a prolonged steep climb. Camping a night on the crater rim. Enjoy the awesome views of sunrise and sunset. On a clear day, we will be able to see the Milky Way.
Start climbing the steep path to crater rim from pos 3
Camping a night on Sembalun Crater rim (2639m)
Enjoy Sunset and have a dinner time on the crater rim (2639)
Day 2 : ⇒ Rinjani trekking ⇒ Sembalun crater rim (2639m) – Summit (3726m) – Sembalun village (1100m)
Wake up around 2:00am under the cover of darkness with hot drinks and light breakfast. We’ll start heading to Rinjani summit at 3:00am. We begin with a moderate climb, followed by a fairly easy but longer walk. The last path to summit involves a steep climb over loose volcanic scree.
At about 6:00am, reaching the highest top of mount rinjani. Celebrate our accomplishment with the beautiful sunrise, and panoramic view of lombok Island, Bali island, Sumbawa Island and segara anak lake.
The trekking trail to Rinjani Summit
Enjoy the view of the sunrise from mount rinjani summit (3726mdpl)
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 it. We stop at the lakeside for taking a rest. 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. Our porters will prepare lunch for us.
Swimming on the lake while enjoying the view of the volcano(2000mdpl)
Having the natural massage on the hot spring near from the lake before getting a lunch
After having a lunch break, we’ll leave the lake and to climb up to Senaru crater rim (2641m) for 3 hours– our campsite for the second night. Senaru crater rim has the second most spectacular view after the summit. We will be able to watch and enjoy the incredible sunset over mountain Agung in Bali and smoke from the new volcano by the lake.
Enjoy the sunset from Senaru crater rim (2642mdpl)
Day 3 : ⇒ Rinjani trek 3 days, Senaru crater rim (2641m) – Senaru village (601m)
Our final day in Mt. Rinjani is a relaxing one. After breakfast with the beautiful sunrise, we will trek down to Senaru village through tropical forest with various of animals such as birds, butterflies and monkeys. It takes 5 hours down and we will take rests and along the way.
Feeding the monkeys on trail down to senaru village
We will have a lunch near the gate that has been cooked and prepared by the porters. our car is waiting and drive you to your next destination in Lombok. Say good bye to the guide and porters,, and Have a nice holiday!
Rinjani trekking price including :
- Pick up from any places in lombok and drop off Transfer to Senaru – Sembalun – Senggigi or next destination (within Lombok Island)
- A night accommodation in Senaru village before the trek
- Expert Trekking Guide
- Experienced Porters
- Mineral Water, Tea/Coffee, hot Chocolate, Soft Drinks, Snacks
- Meals for the whole treks (3 meals a day)
- Tent for 2 Pax/Tent
- Sleeping bag
- Toilet tent
- Entrance Tickets and Donation for Rinjani National park
- Panorama walk in Senaru to the amazing water falls
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Frequently Asking Questions
how fit do i need to do this trek?
This program of Mount rinjani trekking package 3 days and 2 nights starting point Sembalun village and finish Senaru is design for those who are in great level of fitness. It's not recommended for the beginners and children. This trip is a kind of physical and challenge trip as you will explore all the sides of the mountain with a little rest. However if you are not a sporty type still have an option to do this trek with a more relax and enjoyable with the same route and experience, you may choose Mount rinjani trekking 4 days starting Sembalun base finish in Senaru village.
Why i should start this trek through sembalun village?
Well. Climbing mount rinjani start via Sembalun village will bring you closer to conquer Summit or the highest top of rinjani, while start from Senaru village will spend much more time or days to climb up the Summit
I start the trek via sembalun village but why i should stay a night before in senaru?
Our company Rony Adventure Mount Rinjani Trekking is located in Senaru villge. We organize the itinerary of the trip and prepare the equipment, transportation, foods and all the other gears of the camping equipment in our own office. Welcoming you at our office in Senaru will allow you to see the amazing waterfalls as well.
how far is sembalun from senaru?
At the first day doing mount rinjani trekking sembalun crater rim begin by driving a car from Senaru (our office) to Sembalun village which is take 1 hours driving to start the trek.
How long do walk during this trek?
For those who are in great physical shape, normally walking at the first day from Sembalun starting point to Rinjani Sembalun Crater rim 8-9 hours (with short break and lunch). While at 02am, ascend up to the top of rinjani from sembalun crater rim taken 3 hours and 1.5 hours descending down to the rim(Normal). second day, down to Lake and hot spring 2.5 hours and and hike to senaru crater rim 3 hours (total 5.5 hours + 1.5 hours lunch and rest in the lake area? while descend down to Senaru crater rim will take 5 hours at third day.
So, we can say that for the normal situation, mount rinjani trekking will take spend 9 hours in the firs day, 11 hours at the second day (up and down summit, lake, and senaru crater rim with rest time) and 5 hours the last day
what is the highest altitude of this trek?
There are four main target in this trek, Rinjani Senaru crater rim (2739m), Mount rinjani Summit (3.726m), Mount rinjani lake (2000m) and Rinjani Senaru crater rim (2741m)
is it necessary to hire a guide/travel agency to do this trek?
Not really. It depends on you. If you want, Mount Rinjani trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season. It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Lombok? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.
Be safe and enjoy your mountain rinjani trek with Rony Adventure