TOUR CODE: TRK07 ( Rinjani Trekking 3d/2n Top Program Via Sembalun )
Mount Rinjani trek 3 days 2 nights summit program is offers for advanced trekkers or for the person who has very good level of fitness. The trek trail very long covering open grass land and forestry trail. Sembalun crater rim, Savana view, Rinjani Summit, Segara Anak lake and Senaru crater rim views.
Trek start from Sembalun Village and finish at Senaru Village
Transfers in Lombok for all programs can be from the airport, Senggigi or gili.
Early morning pick up from your hotel and transfer to Sembalun starting point on the other side of Rinjani Mountain. After breakfast at 9.00 am the trek starts from Sembalun lawang, It begins as a relatively gentle walk through open grassland to POS 01 (2 hours). Here we stop for 15 minutes and then after a further 3 hours walks we will reach POS 02 where we also have a 15 minutes stop. We then continue up to POS 03 (2.5 hours) where we stop for lunch. After lunch we walk up to Sembalun crater rim 2700 m. We should arrive there at 5.30 pm in time for a great sunset over mount Agung on Bali. We stay over night here and dinner is served at 19.30 pm.
Wake up and start early at 2.30 am. It takes 3 hours of hard walking to reach top of Rinjani ( 3726 m), You must be prepared for cold temperatures ( 0 degrees Celsius ) and a steep sandy and rocky trek ( 55 degrees angle ). The first hour is very frustrating and you will find you slide down much of the time, but the second and third hours are a little bit easier. Once you are there, you will feel immensely proud of your achievement and have the satisfaction of amazing views of the lake and all round the mountain, the new volcano, Sumbawa Island in the east and gili and Bali Island on the west site of Lombok. Depending on the weather you may have 30 minutes here for photographs etc. After that we walk down back to the camp, have breakfast at 9.00 am.
After breakfast we walk down to he lake side ( 2000 m ). The route is steep and rocky and you have to be careful and pay extra attention. Your guide is there to assist you. The walk going down to the lake side will take 3 hours. The path is adorned by edelweiss plants. The rest of the day is spent on the lake side relaxing, swimming in the lake or going on a pilgrimage to the hot spring (which is believed to have healing powers). Lunch is served at 13.00 pm. In the Afternoon at 15.00 pm we leave the lake side for Senaru crater rim. This will take us 3,5 hours walk, and we arrive there at 18.00 pm,. We stay over night here and dinner is served at 19.30 pm.
Wake early at 5.45 am to see the great sunrise at dawn. You will look out over the top of Rinjani, lake Segara Anak, the volcano in the middle of the lake ( which last erupted dramatically in 1994 ) , gili, and mount Agung on Bali on the west part of the island Lombok. After breakfast at 8.00 am we walk down back to Senaru village through open grassland and then back in the shade of the thick tropical rain forest past POS 03 and than past POS 02. We will stop at POS 01 for lunch. After lunch we walk gently down to Senaru point. Here you will have time to shower in the waterfall before your transfer back to Senggigi or your next destination.
The package included :
- Return transfer
- Trekking gear ( tent, sleeping bag, mats, light, walking stick )
- 3 meals/ day, coffee, tea , snack
- Mineral water 3 liters/day / person
- Rinjani national park entrance fee.
WHAT TO BRING :
- 4 T-sirts
- Swim suit
- 1 long pant
- 1 short pant
- Warm jacket
- Mountain / good runner shoes
- Mosquito spray
- Sun block
WHAT TO KNOW :
- The trek route is from 40 – 55 degree angle.
- Temperature from 0 degrees Celcius – 15 degrees Celcius