For the more enjoyable and relaxing trek, this option is suggested.
Accommodation prior to trek is included on this package. This route start from East Entrance (SEMBALUN), finish at North (SENARU), includes Mt. Rinjani’s summit (3,726 m), Segara Anak Lake (crater), visit to Hot Springs, and Crater Rim Base camp.
After your booking is confirmed and you provide us with your arrival details including flight number, boat embarkation time, then we will send our car to pick you up and transfer you to your hotel.
Day 1. Airport – Senggigi, Overnight in the hotel
Our guide will meet and greet you at the airport then transfer you to the hotel, assist the check in and give you a short briefing about the trek and answer any questions you may have regarding the trek, including what do's and what dont's, relax and free program.
Day 2. Senggigi – Sembalun – Crater Rim, overnight in tent
Pick up at 5.30am in your hotel and transfer to the trek point at Sembalun Village about 3 hours drive. Register at the Rinjani Information Centre (RIC) in Sembalun Lawang, meet your Mountain guide and porters. After soft briefing the trek start with gentle ascent walking through open grassland to Pos 1 Pemantauan (1,300m), rest and enjoy the summit views of Mt. Rinjani from here. After rest onto Pos 2 Tengengean (1,500 m) about 1 hour walk up from Pos 1 Pemantuan than on another 1,5 hours to Pos 3 Pada Balong (1,800 m) for lunch break. Reach this point around 1 pm.
After lunch continue the trek up to Sembalun Crater Rim (2,639m), this is the 3,5 hours 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). Set up the tent and enjoy the views of the crater rim. Dinner served at the camp site, rest and preparing your self to early wake up for the trek to the Summit on the following day.
Day 3. Crater Rim – Rinjani Summit – Segara Anak Lake, overnight in tent
Wake up early morning to start the trek at 03:00 AM 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. Stay at the summit 30 minutes to 1 hour to enjoy the views around and than going down to the campsite Sembalun crater rim through same route.
After breakfast, proceed to go down to the lake (Segara Anak Lake, 2000m). It takes two to three hours walk down through the steep and rocky trail to the lake. The rest of the day is spent relaxing, swimming in the lake and exploring the caves and pilgrimage hot springs, believed to have healing powers. Camp and overnight by the lake
Day 4. Segara Anak Lake – Senaru Crater Rim, overnight in the tent
Leave the lake after lunch, climb for two and half hours up to Plawangan 1 Senaru Crater Rim (2,461 m) for the last night camp.
Set up the tent and enjoy the views around and the lake from the other side, relax, explore and await the sunset.
If the wind is cold, you may prefer to descend one hour to Cemara Lima and camp in the more sheltered forest.
Day 5. Senaru Crater Rim – Senaru Village – Senggigi/Airport
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 stops are taken along the way. Lunch served en route. Walk down from the rim, the trek ends at Rinjani Trek Center at the road head in Senaru, where the car is waiting to transfer you to the airport or Senggigi. End of program
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