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Rinjani Mountain National Park is challenging mountain, the following below is what should to know before starting the trek activities:

Rinjani Trek Centre: The centre is located at the trail head above Senaru Traditional village, it offers and display visitors Trek information, The National park and the Register office for the trekkers.

Park Fees: Fees are paid at the Rinjani Trek Centre. They contribute to protection, maintenance and management of the National Park, Rinjani Trek route, Village attractions and visitor facilities.

Guide and Porters: Trained and licensed Guide and porters are available arrange by the www.lombok-tourism.com cooperation with Senaru Village Community Association (Desa Adat).

Warning: The Rinjani Trek is a challenging mountain walk and windproof clothing. Rinjani can attract severe storms, lightening and and strong winds. When the weather is settled, the sun is intense and the night frosty. Parts of the trail are steep and slippery. Beware of bad weather and risk of exposure to the wet and cold (hypothermia). Id caught in an electrical storm, take shelter and avoid prominent ridges. beware of snakes, and stinging insects and plants. Leeches can be nuisance in the wet season.

Volcanic Hazards: Although Mt. Rinjani has not erupted in recorded history, Mt. Baru (2,352m) in crater lake is an active volcano. It last erupted dramatically in 1994. Check the notice boards for recent hazards, and take advice from park staff and Guide.

Spring Water: Fresh springs are feature of the trek and determine campsites. Your guides knows where these are. During the dry season (July – September) some springs completely disappear. Park staff and Guides constantly monitor these water sources to determine their abundance.

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Three days Rinjani trekking package for those who has climbing experience in several mountain, this Rinjani tour package are recommended and not for beginner. This package need good level of fitness and ability to walk long distance.

Day 1
Rinjani Trekking

Our staff / 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).

Day 2

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.

Day 3

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 or Senggigi

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

Frequently asked Questions

How long do we walk every day when climbing the mountain ?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.


Three days Rinjani trekking package for those who has climbing experience in several mountain, this Rinjani tour package are recommended and not for beginner. This package need good level of fitness and ability to walk long distance.

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Price From USD$1,400 USD$1,200/person
Total $ 1,200 USD

Trip Facts

  • shuttle bus
  • 4-5
  • 3500m
  • Korean Style
  • Camping