Mount Rinjani Sembalun Crater Rim and Summit Hike 2D/1N

Welcome to Sam's Lombok Adventures, where the beauty of Mount Rinjani awaits your exploration! I'm Sam, your guide to an exhilarating 2-day, 1-night journey through the stunning landscapes of Lombok.

Trek Overview: Embark on a thrilling 2-day, 1-night journey to conquer the majestic Mount Rinjani, traversing through lush rainforests, open grasslands, and steep ascents to reach the Sembalun Crater Rim and summit. This challenging trek promises breathtaking views and unforgettable experiences amidst the natural beauty of Lombok.

Who the Trek is For> This trek is ideal for adventure enthusiasts seeking a memorable hiking experience in the stunning landscapes of Mount Rinjani. It's suitable for those with prior hiking experience and a good fitness level, ready to tackle steep ascents and challenging terrain.

Difficulty Level: Moderate to challenging, this trek requires endurance and determination to navigate through varying landscapes and ascend to the summit. Participants should be prepared for long hours of hiking and changes in altitude.

Trek Key Points and Highlights: Day 1: Sembalun Village to Base Camp
  • Morning: Meet me or the team (your guide and porters) at your hotel in Senaru village and driving to Sembalun (45 minutes driving) and begin the trek to Rinjani's base camp (Sembalun Rinjani Crater Rim). Trail Highlights: Pass through open savannah fields and enjoy panoramic views. Night: Camp at the base camp beneath a starry sky.
  • Trail Highlights: Pass through open savannah fields and enjoy panoramic views.
  • Night: Camp at the base camp beneath a starry sky.
Day 2: Summit, Descent back to the base camp and towards Sembalun Village
  • Early Morning: Wake up before dawn and begin the challenging ascent to the summit.
  • Summit Sunrise: Reach the summit (3,726 meters) in time to witness an awe-inspiring sunrise over Lombok.
  • Descent: After enjoying the summit views, trek down to the Base Camp and have breakfast
  • Morning Trek: Continue your descent towards Sembalun Village.
  • Afternoon: Arri
Complete Itinerary: Day 0: Arrival Day
  • Waiting for Your Arrival: We'll eagerly await your arrival at the confirmed location in any places around Lombok island. (Harbors, Airport or some points in Lombok)
  • Transfer to Senaru: I or my team will then take you to the accommodation in Senaru Village where you stay a night to have a rest and get more explanation about the tour.
  • Check-In: Upon your arrival at the hotel, you'll complete the necessary payment and check-in to your accommodation.
  • Explore Senaru Village and Waterfalls: I or my experienced tour guide will accompany you on a leisurely exploration of Senaru village or the amazing waterfalls (conditional).
  • Evening Briefing: I will meet you and provide a detailed explanation of the hiking plan you've chosen.
Day 1: Senaru – Sembalun Village – Mt. Rinjani Sembalun Crater Rim (Base Camp)
  • Wake up at 6:00 AM and have breakfast at the hotel in Senaru.
  • At 7:00 AM, our driver will transfer you to Sembalun village (1,150m).
  • We will handle park registration and entrance fees in Sembalun (Rinjani National Park Office).
  • Start your trek with a 2.5-hour walk through open savanna with fantastic views of Mount Rinjani.
  • Lunch at Pos 2 (Tengengan, 1,500m).
  • Trek for about 3.5 hours to reach Sembalun Crater Rim or the base camp (2,639m).
  • Enjoy a great sunset and set up camp for the night, followed by dinner.

Note : On the first day, hikers will commence their journey from an altitude of 1,150 meters to 2,630 meters, ascending a total elevation of 1,480 meters. The trek will take approximately 7-9 hours, which includes breaks and lunch at designated posts along the climbing route

Day 2: Summit - Descend - Return to Sembalun
  • Early Morning Start: Wake up before dawn (01.45am) for a pre-breakfast and prepare for the summit climb (from 2.639 to 3.726m).
  • Summit Ascent: Embark on a challenging 3-hour climb to the summit, guided by experienced guides.
  • Sunrise Spectacle: Witness a stunning sunrise from the summit, soaking in panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.
  • Descent and Breakfast: Descend back to base camp for breakfast before beginning the descent towards Sembalun village.
  • Return Journey: Hike through the Sembalun valley savannah, taking short breaks and enjoying lunch along the way. Lunch time usually take by Pos 2.
  • Transportation: Return to Sembalun village, where transportation will be arranged to take you back to your accommodation or onward destination on Lombok.

Note : Climbing up Mount Rinjani Summit (the highest point) from the basecamp to the top is a bit tough, especially because you have to walk in the dark. The path is dusty, rocky, and a bit steep. The hardest part is the last 500 meters before reaching the peak. The path is full of gravel, making it slippery. It feels like taking two steps forward and one step back. This climb usually takes about 3-4 hours, starting at 2:00 AM and reaching summit around 6:00 AM.

  • Transportation before and after trekking (from/to pick-up points such as the airport, ports, or current hotel location on Lombok).
  • One-night accommodation in Senaru or Sembalun before the trek.
  • Entrance fee for Rinjani National Park and trekking insurance.
  • Local English-speaking guide and porters.
  • Trekking equipment (tents, toilet tents, mattress, mountain chair, trekking pole, glove, flashlight, pillow, or any requested gear).
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek.
  • Extra snacks, meals, and water (Bear Bintang on request).
  • Small bag packing.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Jacket.
  • Extra porters for personal belongings.
  • Guide and porter tipping.

For any inquiries or questions regarding this Mount Rinjani Sembalun Crater Rim and Summit Trekking Two Days and One Night package, please don't hesitate to contact us through our provided email address or phone number on this website.

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