Welcome to Sam's Lombok Adventures, where the beauty of Mount Rinjani awaits your exploration! I'm Sam, your guide to an exhilarating 3-day, 2-night journey through the stunning landscapes of Lombok.

Overview: Embark on an unforgettable trekking adventure to conquer the pride of Lombok – Mount Rinjani, Indonesia's second-highest volcano. Over the course of three days, we'll traverse through Sembalun Village, the Rinjani Summit, the Crater Lake, the tranquil Hot Springs, and Senaru Village, immersing ourselves in the breathtaking scenery and rich cultural heritage along the way..

Who Is This Trek For?
  • Adventure Enthusiasts: If you're seeking a challenging trek through stunning landscapes, this adventure is tailor-made for you.
  • Nature Lovers: Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Rinjani, from lush forests to a pristine crater lake.
  • Experienced Trekkers: Ideal for those with prior hiking experience and good fitness levels, as it includes demanding ascents and descents.

Difficulty Level: Moderate to Challenging: Suitable for participants with a good fitness level and the ability to hike for extended periods at high altitudes.

Trek Key Points and Highlights: Day 1: Sembalun Village to Base Camp
  • Morning: Meet your guide and porters at your hotel in Senaru village and driving to Sembalun 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.
Day 2: Summit, Crater Lake, and Ascent to Senaru Base Camp
  • 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 Crater Lake (Segara Anak).
  • Crater Lake Lunch: Have lunch by the serene Crater Lake, surrounded by stunning natural beauty.
  • Afternoon Trek: Continue your descent towards Senaru Rinjani Base Camp.
  • Evening: Arrive at Senaru Base Camp, where you'll set up camp for the night.
Day 3: Crater Rim, Lush Forest, and Senaru Village
  • Morning: Hike up to the Crater Rim for panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.
  • Descend: Trek down through lush tropical rainforests to Senaru Village.
  • Afternoon: Arrive in Senaru Village, where your memorable Rinjani trek concludes.
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: Crater Rim – The Peak of Rinjani (Summit) – The Lake&Hot Spring – Senaru Crater Rim

  • Wake up at 1:45 AM for an early morning summit climb.
  • Enjoy breakfast with hot tea or coffee before starting the challenging 3.5-4hour ascent.
  • Reach the summit at 06-8 AM, witnessing incredible panoramic views.
  • Descend back to the crater rim, taking about 2 hours.
  • Have breakfast and rest on the basecamp before descending to explore Segara Anak Lake and the hot spring creek.
  • Spend the afternoon at the lake, have lunch, and relax for around 1.30hours
  • Continue ascent up Senaru Crater rim or the second base camp (3 hours) and set up a camp for the second night.

Note : Climbing up Mount Rinjani from the basecamp to the top is 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 finishing around 6:00-8:00 AM.

After summiting Mount Rinjani and back down to the crater rim, the journey continues with a descent to Danau Segara Anak and the Hot Springs (2,004m), which takes approximately 2.5 hours from the basecamp. There, hikers can enjoy a well-deserved break, indulging in lunch and relaxation at the lakeside while rejuvenating in the hot springs. On the second day, climbers may feel a bit weary after the challenging ascent to the peak of Mount Rinjani. However, after descending to the lake for 2.5 hours, they will then proceed to climb up to Pelawangan Senaru, the second crater rim or basecamp which stands at an elevation of 2,641 meters.

Day 3: Senaru Crater Rim to Senaru Village :
  • Morning: Wake up early to savor your final breakfast on the Senaru Crater Rim, enjoying the magnificent sunrise views.
  • Packing Up: Break camp and prepare for the journey back.
  • Descent to Senaru Village: Begin your descent from Senaru Crater Rim towards Senaru Village.
  • Forest Trail: Hike through lush rainforests, taking in the sights and sounds of this vibrant ecosystem.
  • Brief Stops: Pause at Pos 3 and Pos 2 for short breaks and to recharge.
  • Lunch at Pos 1: Enjoy a well-deserved lunch at Pos 1, where you can refuel for the remainder of the trek.
  • Return to Senaru: Continue your descent and arrive back to Senaru Village, where your trek began.
  • Program Conclusion: After arriving back in Senaru Village, your Mount Rinjani trekking adventure comes to an end.

Note: On the third day of your Mount Rinjani trek, you'll finish the climb. After breakfast, you'll hike down following the trail to Senaru Village, where your driver will be waiting to take you to your next destination in Lombok. During the descent, you'll take breaks and have lunch at certain points along the way, usually provided by the porters at Pos 1, about 400 meters from where our driver waits. The downhill journey usually takes about 6 hours, so you'll likely arrive at Senaru Village around 01:00 PM. Along the trail to Senaru Village, you'll walk beneath towering trees, surrounded by lush greenery, feeling the cool breeze. You may encounter wildlife like black monkeys and hear the beautiful songs of birds, adding to the natural beauty of the trek.

Inclusions :
  • 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).
What to Bring:
  • Passport/identification
  • Travel insurance
  • Cash (for tips, souvenirs, etc.)
  • Lightweight rain jacket/poncho
  • Sunscreen and hat
  • Insect repellent
  • Portable charger/power bank
  • Personal first aid kit
  • A positive attitude and a sense of adventure!
  • As you prepare for this incredible journey with Sam's Lombok Adventures, we want to ensure you have all the essentials for a safe and enjoyable trekking experience. If you find yourself missing any of the following items:
  • Comfortable trekking clothes (moisture-wicking, quick-drying)
  • Sturdy hiking boots
  • Sleeping bag (comfortable for low temperatures)
  • Backpack
  • Water bottles/hydration system
  • Snacks/energy bars
  • Personal toiletries and medication
  • Headlamp/flashlight
  • Camera/phone for capturing memories

Please don't hesitate to reach out to me. We can discuss your needs and make arrangements to provide any necessary equipment or guidance. Your comfort and safety are our top priorities, and we're here to ensure you have everything you need for an unforgettable adventure. Join us on this epic 3-day adventure to conquer Mount Rinjani, experience its diverse landscapes, and create lasting memories in the heart of Lombok's natural beauty.

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