This two days trek takes You to the highest point of the islands heart. Hike up an active volcano, spend the night at the Sembalun crater rim base camp and enjoy a magnificent sunrise at the top at 3.726 m. The starting and finishing point for this trek is the village of Sembalun, east of Mount Rinjani. This tour is suitable for average and experienced hikers as well as for beginners and children with a good physique.
The first day starts with an early breakfast at your accommodation from where You will be picked up. The pick up time is 6:30 in Senaru and 7:00 in Sembalun. We will first take You to the National Geopark office in Sembalun to register.
The journey starts at an open grassland of the Sembalun valley and continues through a variety of rainforest and open terrain. If You are lucky You might come across some macaques curious about the strangers passing through their homelands.
A few short breaks and about 3 hours of trekking later You will reach Post 2 where lunch will be served. After lunch You will start the steeper part of the ascend with wide views over the Sembalun valley.
You will reach the Sembalun crater rim base camp after another 4 hours of trekking. There Your porters will be waiting at an already built up campsite. You will enjoy Your well deserved and freshly cooked dinner while watching the sun set over Mount Rinjani with an amazing view over the crater and the lake.
Rest and prepare yourself for the upcoming and very challenging hike to the summit after a short night sleeping in tents. You will get up at 01:30am having a small pre breakfast. You can leave all of you equipment at the base camp and only bring a flashlight, camera, water and snacks with You.
Your guide will lead You during the 3 hour climb to the summit. Three steps up and two steps down, annoyed, sleepy and cold You will wish You were back in bed. But that is out of question, stay patient and strong. You will make it! Your guide will be there to motivate and help you wherever he can.
Once you have reached the top of Mount Rinjani, take Your time to feel the inner satisfaction and pride while watching the beautiful sunrise. Hug your guide and everyone who is crossing Your way. Take as many pictures as You can. Just enjoy it and take it all in before starting the descend back down to the campsite where You will be served breakfast.
The hike down takes about 1,5 hours. After breakfast You will continue down the 6 hour descent through the savannah of the Sembalun valley including a few shorter breaks and a lunch break. Once back in Sembalun village we will take You back to Your accommodation or to Your next destination on the island of Lombok.
This tour packages price include :
- Transportation before/after trekking from/to the pick up point such as The Airport, all ports, (Lembar, Kayangan, Bangsal harbor) or from your current hotel location on Lombok (Senggigi, Mataram, Kuta, etc).
- Staying a night before trekking at the accommodation in Senaru/Sembalun.
- The entrance fee of Rinjani National Park and trekking insurance.
- Local English speaking guide and porters.
- All trekking gears needed (Tents, toilet tents, mattress, mountain chair, trekking pole, glove, flash light, pillow or any on your request).
- Breakfast, Lunch and dinner during the trek.
- Extra snacks, meals and water (Bear bintang on request).
This tour packages price exclude :
- Small bag packing.
- Trekking shoes.
- Extra porters for your own stuffs.
- Guide and porters tipping.
If you have any questions or inquiries related to this tour packages Mount Rinjani Sembalun Crater rim and Summit Trekking Two Days and One Night, please feel free to contact us through our email address or the number available from this website.