Arrival Day: Pick up → Senaru Village
Arrival in Lombok airport or harbour as Lembar Harbour, Teluk Kodek Harbour, Senggigi Harbour or any main object tourist among (Mataram, Senggigi, Kuta Lombok, 3 Gilis) and than will pick up you by our private car then bring you to your hotel in senaru village,is the place for recoment before the trek and is the place you will meet with your guide and porters then we will explane about your trip procedure and prepare for your trip.
Note: Waterfall Sindang Gile and Tiu Kelep is the popularly waterfall in Indonesia you can see if you arrive at noon and free leisure.
Day 1 → Senaru Village → Sembalun Village → Sembalun Crater Rim
Wake up at 6.30 am, breakfast at 7 am, and then packing. Our mountain car already will bring you to the start point at RTC (Rinjani Trekking Centre) Senaru. Only 10 minute drive from your hotel. Registration and than start to climb.
The first 50 minutes we walk in the open views and green plant of coffee, chocolate, bamboos and many other of the plant belong to the local people in Senaru can be seen. Then we reach on “the gate of the jungle” or named “JEBAG GAWAH” then we take short break about 10-15 minute.
For first day we will walk about 8-9 hours (include break and lunch) in the jungle, where we will shadowing by the sun, walk in the humid temperatures and we will pass any pos/shelter (where the place for break and make a lunch).
Pos 1 Senaru (915 m)
Walking time about 40-50 minute from Jebag Gawah
You can rest here or continue.
Pos extra Senaru (1.165 m)
Walking time about 1 hour from Pos 1
Take a rest here about 10-15 minutes for get some water, biscuit, and fruit from your guide. And than continue to the next pos.
Pos 2 Senaru (1.500 m)
Walking time about 1 hours from pos extra
We stop here for make a lunch about 1-2 hours. Porter and guide cooking, before your lunch ready, your guide and porter served hot tea, coffee or hot milk and some soft drink in the same time you can see the forest view. After finish lunch, we continue to the next pos.
Pos 3 Senaru (2000 m)
Walking time about 2 hours from Pos 2
Take a break here about 10-15 minutes for drink some water and we already out from the jungle and then we walk in the savana hills with open view, the trail quite steeps but beautiful scenery until Senaru crater rim.
Pos 4 Cemara Lima (2.480 m)
Walking time about 1,5 hours from Pos 3
Rest here about 10-15 minute for drink some water and some biscuit from your guide and enjoing the view of savana hill, and then continue to the Senaru creater rim.
Senaru creater rim(2.641 m)
Walking time about 25 minute from pos 4 Cemara Lima
Reach here than you will find a great moment of your life from Senaru crater rim view of
- spectacular sunset over 3 Gilis and Agung Mountain Bali.
- smoke that trought out hole from the new volcano in the middle of the lake.
- peak of Rinjani Mountain 3726 m.
- best sleep under the stars.
Your guide and porter set up a tent and prepare for dinner. After sunset then have a dinner than sleep. Good night and have a nice dream…!
Day 2: Senaru Crater Rim → Lake and Hot Spring → Sembalun Crater Rim
After breakfast and enjoying the sunrise, we will go down to Segara Anak lake 2008 m. Walking time approximately 2 hours, this route is quite steep down and slippery, then you have to be careful don’t try to go head and far please wait instruction from your trekking guide and stay close with him or the porters. Ask help to hold your hand just incase and make sure that your step on the right way, a long they way down the beautiful scenery in front of you more down and more exciting to taken the picture of the baby of the volcano as if just front of. Finally after 2 hours down from the crater Rim, then you will arrive at the lake than you can do full relaxing as swimming on the lake, swimming in the hot springs and than have a lunch.
After lunch and rest,than we continoue to heading Sembalun crater rim, walking time is about 3 hours. 1 hour easier and than 2 hours steep climbing. Reach at creater rim than we set up the tent and than enjoy a great sunset with lovely dinner. After dinner, we have to sleep earlier, keep your energy, because we will wake up early at midnight for climb to the summit.
Day 3: Sembalun Crater Rim → Summit → Sembalun Village → Senaru Village (by mountain car) → Next Destination
Wake up at 2.30 am and than before we start, your guide and porter served a light breakfast as hot bread with jam or chocolate and hot tea or coffee for your energy climb to the summit. It,s time to go..!
There are 3 stage to arrive on the summit. First stage is a moderate climb with sand, little bit dificult about 1 hours climb. Second stage is easier but prolonged trek about 1,5 hours. The last stage or named letter E. Here is very steep and difficult. There are many many loose stones, small rocks and gravels, as you take two steps forward and you will slip one step back, about 1 hour prolonged steep. And congratulations….!
Enjoy proud feelings of satisfaction and be amaze of sunrise view. From the summit you can see all arround of Lombok Island, you can see Agung Mountain Bali, Tambora mountain sumbawa. After sunrise and take picture, you have to back down to the tent for get breakfast and little rest and than we will return back to Sembalun village. About 5 or 6 hours going down (include break and lunch on the way).
Arrive at Sembalun village, our mountain car already waiting for us for bring us to Senaru village to pick up rest of your luggage and than our private car will drop off you to the next destination (Gilis, Senggigi, Mataram, Kuta Lombok or airport).
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