The trek route start from East Entrance, SEMBALUN LAWANG and finish on the North, SENARU VILLAGE. The trek covering Sembalun Crater Rim (2639m), Mount Rinjani’s summit (3,726 m), Segara Anak Lake (2000m), Hot Springs, and Senaru Crater Rim (2641m). This is most adventure trek on Mount Rinjani applicable for advanced trekker and beginner.
DAY 01: SENGGIGI - SEMBALUN VILLAGE - SEMBALUN CRATER RIM, SLEEP IN TENT
After registration at Rinjani Information Centre (RIC) in Sembalun Lawang, start the trek with gentle ascent walking through open grassland to Pos 1 Pemantauan (1,300m) about 1,5 hours, take some rest than onto Pos 2 Tengengean (1,500 m) about 1 hour. Take some break than continue to Pos 3 Pada Balong (1,800 m), another break and get lunch here.
After lunch continue the trek up to Sembalun Crater Rim (2,639m), the trek trail harder and take about 3,5 hours to reach the camp site at Plawangan II, Sembalun crater rim (2,639 m). some of the points are very steep, about 40 - 60 degrees elevation.
Reach the camp site around 5pm, set up the tent and enjoy the views of the crater rim.
Dinner served at the camp site.
DAY 02 : SEMBALUN CRATER RIM - RINJANI SUMMIT - SEGARA ANAK LAKE
Start the trek at 02:30 AM for the summit of Mount Rinjani (3,726 m), its walk on volcanic screen. The trek trail very hard, lost sand. Temperature at summit between -3 until 5 degrees. Once there, enjoy proud feelings of satisfaction achievment and the amazing sunrise views across the Wallace Line to Bali, Mt. Agung and Sumbawa. After one hour stay at the summit than descend back to the campsite. Rest and enjoy breakfast
After breakfast proceed to go down to the lake (Segara Anak Lake, 2000m). It takes two to three hours walk down through the steep and rocky trail to the lake.
The rest of the day is spend relaxing at the lake and go into the hot springs to get natural massage, by local people believe it to have healing powers.
Camp and overnight by the lake
DAY 03: SEGARA ANAK LAKE - SENARU CRATER RIM, SLEEP IN TENT
Leave the lake after lunch, trek to Senaru Crater Rim (2,461 m) for the last night camp.
Set up the tent and enjoy the views around, lake views from the other side and amazing sunset.
Dinner and rest at the campsite
DAY 04: SENARU CRATER RIM - SENARU VILLAGE
After breakfast, break the tent and descend To Senaru village (601 m), along the trek trails sheltered by thick tropical forest with rich of 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 stops are taken along the way. Lunch served en route.
The trek ends infront of Rinjani Trek Center at Senaru village, than with a car drop you off to your hotel
- Return transportation to/from trek point
- Entrance fee to Rinjani National Park
- Trekking Guide
- Porters to carry logistic and trek equipment
- Full board meals; breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee or tea, hot chocolate, snacks, fresh fruits
- Camping equipment; tent, mattress, sleeping bags, cooking gears, first aid kit.
- Drinking water from safety bottled water (1 person get 2 bottle 1,5 liters a day)
- Inbound Travel Insurance
- Trekking Certificate
- Accommodation before and after the trek
- Personal expenses, tip to guide, porter and driver