This programme is designed specially for real trekker (advanced). Participants must be at good level of fitness and have several mountain climbs experiences, its very challenge for every trekker and this trek start from Senaru village, ending in Sembalun village, lets do it with us
Arrival day: We will pick up you from any hotel or harbor in lombok ( airport Lombok, kuta Lombok hotel or bangsal harbor if you are coming from three island ( gili trawangan, gili meno, gili air ) by private car ,Then we will drive you to where is the good place to stay overnight at Senaru Village. apter that you will meet with your guide and give you small brefing to batter prepare for your trip.
Tour Itinerary : Rinjani Trek 3D/2N Crater Rim Like Summit
1stDay:1 Walk up at 60.00 am and get breakfest. after that, we,ll for 10, minutes to Registration at the Rinjani Trekking Centre Senaru village (601). Our trekking tour we will be walking in the open views and green plantations of coffee trees, bamboo, and a many others plants that belongs to the local peoples in Senaru. After 30 minutes of walking we reach the gate of the tropical rain forest, short break for 10-15minute.
Then we will continue our trek through the jungle where we will be protected by the jungle trees from the burning sun. Walking in the jungle can be humid and the temperatures will rise but it will protect us from the sunshine. Along the way up we will find many big trees, the sound of various animals. Such as black/brown monkey can be seen and heard.
Approximately after three hours of walking, we will reach pos 2 (1.500m). It is called pos MONTONG SATAS. There we can have a break and lay down to recover our energy, while waiting for our guide and porters to prepare snacks for us. Drinks, crackers and fresh fruits (banana, pineapple) will be served here.
Its time to go now! We are still in the middle of the tropical rain forest. To get to pos 3 we need about 2 hours and during the trips we will find and see the local strawberry fields growing along the way up ( June, July, August it season). Two hours approximately we pass pos 2 then we arrive at pos3(2.000m) which is called MONDOKAN LOKAK. Here our porters and guides cooks for lunch us , also frest fruits and biscuits snack will be serve here. Be aware! This is the habitat of the brown monkeys. They are interested of your foods and belongings. They might be trying to steal your small backpack. So make sure you don’t leave it far away from you.
After abt 1,5 hours rest here, we will continue to CRATER RIM (2.641m). The first 25 minute we pass the Mondokan Lokak, then out from the tropical rainforest to the Savana on the hills, with open views. Then the trail becomes quite stony and steep, but the beautiful scenery of the Senaru village will make it up for you. After this we will be taking a break in a spot called CEMARA LIMA. Then we go further to Pelawangan 1 Senaru Crater Rim (2.641m). It takes about one hour to get there. Here we camp overnight with dinner cooked by our porters. You will experience great moments of your life from Senaru Rim views:
• Spectacular sunset over the 3 Glis and mountain Agung in Bali
• Sun rise from next to the valley of mt. Sanggka Reyang
• Smoke that throughout hole of New volcano in the middle of Lake segara Anak
• Peak of Rinjani mountain 3.726m
• Best sleep under the star
2stDay: Senaru Creater Rim (2.641m)-Segara Anak Lake (2008m)–Hot Springs-Sembalun Crater Rim (2.639m).
After breakfast and enjoying the sunrise, we will go down to Segara Anak lake 2008 m. Walking there takes approximately 2 hours. This route is quite steep down and slippery, there you have to be careful. Don’t try to go ahead and far. Please wait instructions from your trekking guide and stay close with him or the porters. Ask help to hold your hand just in case and make sure that your step is on the right way.
Along they way down the beautiful scenery in front of you is getting more steep and more exciting to take the pictures of the baby volcano as it is just front of you. Finally after 2 hours down from the crater Rim, you will arrive at the lake. The place where you can get fully relaxed. Hot springs are just next to the lake (10 minutes walk away), where you can soak in, heal your skin and enjoy the medicinal effects of the natural hot spa. Have lunch by the lake and rest. In the afternoon we go up to Crater Rim where we can set up the tent for our second night and enjoy the great sunset from this point, including your lovely dinner.
3stDay: Sembalun Crater Rim (2.639M)-Summit/Top (3.726M)-Sembalun Village (1.O51m).
We will wake up at 02:30 am usually and have a light breakfast, this way we ensure that we won’t miss the spectacular sunrise. At 03:00 am we start the trek for heading to the Rinjani summit (3672 m). Walking there takes about 3 hrs and 30 minutes. The 1st stage is a moderate climb for 2 hours, while the 2nd stage is a fairly easy but long trek. The last hour is very steep and difficult (there are many loose stones, and as you take two steps forward, you will slip one step back).
From the Summit of Mount Rinjani, you can see all of Lombok island, Bali, Mountain Tambora in Sumbawa and Segara Anak lake. After sunrise we will go down to the Sembalun crater rim and have breakfast. After breakfast and a rest, we will continue to go down to Sembalun village. Walking time there is about 4-5 hours. We will have some lunch on the pos 3 or 2 and will arrive in Sembalun village(1.150m) at noon. Our car will be waiting here to bring us back to Senaru village with your luggage and possible transfers to your next destination (Gilis, Senggigi or Mataram).
- Transport (pick up and Return )
- A night accommodation in Senaru before the trek
- Trekking guide and porters who will carry the cooking gear and camping equipment
- Food and drinking water on the trek (3 liter mineral water a day/person)
- Tent, toilet tent and paper, sleeping bags and sponge mattress, pillow, chair
- Entrance fee for the National Park
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