Ready for Rinjani Mountain. When arriving. At the International airport of Lombok. We will pick you up by private car. Then drive you to your preferred hotel in Senaru. Where you will meet your guide. Whose responsibility to give you Pre-Hiking information. Regarding the trekking procedures.
Start Your Trekking to Rinjani
After having breakfast at 06.30. Our driver will drive you to Rinjani Trekking Information (RTC) to register. You will start walking uphill. Through the concrete paths for about 30 minutes. In order to reach the main gate of Mount Rinjani National Park. On the way you uphill. You can certainly see the coffee plantations. Are growing gigantic.
In the main gate. You can take a break for a few minutes. Going a couple metres into the gate. You will be welcomed by the tropical rainforest. Along the way. You will see and hear a variety of large trees and animal sounds. Walking for 1 hour. You will reach pos 1 (915 masl). After that, it requires 2 minutes to reach pos 2 (1.500 masl) in where you can rest and lie down, to recharge your energy while waiting for your guide and porters preparing for your lunch.
When waiting. You will enjoy your soft drinks, choco biscuits and fresh fruits. In the middle of tropical rainforest. With the monkeys jumping around. After eating lunch. You will continue your walk for about 2 hours to get to pos 3 (2.000 masl). Along the way. You will discover the thorny local strawberries growing. In pos 3. Which is the border between the tropical rainforest. And the hills.
You will hike up the hills. That lead to the basecamp. It normally takes 2 hours to get up there. From Senaru Crater Rim (2.641 masl). In where will camp you can see the painstakingly scenic views. Like the idyllic sunset over the gilis, the majestic Mount Agung in Bali. And the sea-like lake view. In the night. You will see the sparkling stars overhead.
After having breakfast. While enjoying the sunrise, and taking some pictures of your last day. In a piece of heaven on Earth beautiful. You will walk at 08.00 or 09.00 am down to Senaru village. Which normally takes 5 to 6 hours. When arriving at pos 2 at 12:00 am. You will have your lunch. After having lunch. You will walk staright down to Senaru village which only takes 2 and half hours. At the end of your trek. Our driver will take you to your next destination.
- Tranportation (pick up and transfer)
- Hotel 1 night before the trek
- Trekking guide & Porters
- Foods and drinking (Deluxe/Standard)
- Tent, toilet tent, sleeping bags and mattresses
- Camping table and chair (Deluxe)
- Entrance fee for the national park & insurance
- Free dinner before trekking at Hotel (Deluxe)
- First aid kit
- Luggage storage available at hotel
- Ticket airplan
- Trekking jacket
- Head lamp
- Trekking shoes
- Small bag pack
- Long pants
- Extra porter for own luggage (22$/day)
- Tips for guide and porters
What to be prepared by you:
- Trekking Trousers (windproof)
- Windproof jacket
- Flip flops (optional)
- Small towels
- Trekking shoes or running shoes
- Body lotion or Sunblock, hat, sunglasses
- Tiger balm
- Insect repellent
- 2/3 pieces of T-Shirts
- Trekking poles (optional)
- Swimming suite (optional)
- Binocular (optional)
- Fishing gear (optional)