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Mount Rinjani Lombok

Mount Rinjani is a mountain located in Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara – Indonesia, one of the most Popular Volcanoes in Asia. With an elevation of 3726 above sea level, Mount Rinjani becomes the second-highest volcano in Indonesia and becomes the most favorite mountain for local and foreign climbers Because it has a beautiful View which dominates the view of the whole of Lombok Island. The uniqueness of Mount Rinjani because it has a lake and a volcano in the middle of the crater which is a view of a masterpiece that is very amazing. Climbing Mount Rinjani Climbing activities to Mount Rinjani open only 9 months in each year, starting from April 1 to December 31 and closed from January 1 to March 31. closure due to the rainy season during the month and also for the restoration of natural habitats in Rinjani National Park area. The best month to climb Mount Rinjani is from May to September because the weather in that month is very balanced, although sometimes there is bad weather such as thick fog, heavy rain, and strong winds, sometimes we can’t predict the weather in the mountains because the weather changes in Rinjani sometimes change quickly.

Rinjani Summit 3726m

The summit rises through the clouds at 3.726 meters above the sea level. Reach the summit is the main goal of almost adventurers and natural fanatics since it becomes the sequence no 1 with the most amazing scenery. It is best to reach the summit before the sunrise so that your exhausted climbing will be rewarded by a spectacular view of sunrise over the clouds. The Crater Lake is laid below, the water delicate turquoise in the early morning light. From this part, the whole part of Lombok island can be seen.

Segara Anak Lake

The Crater Lake also known as Segara Anak Lake (small ocean) due to the color of its water as blue as the sea partially fills the 6-by-8.5-kilometer caldera which is surrounded by beautiful crater rim. The water that flows from this lake becomes a stunning waterfall, flowing through steep cliffs. The lake is on over 2,000 meters above the sea level and span across an area of 11 square kilometers and reaches depths up to 230 meters. It is a sharp descent to the lake of about 600 meters from the crater rim. Inside the lake sits Mount Barujari, a “baby volcano” which is still active until now. The first erupted in 1994 and last erupted in 2016. This volcano is like a wick that always smokes out on the volcanic crater hole. Since the volcano is still active, it is recommended for the climbers to always be vigilant and follow instructions from a local guide and Rinjani National Part. There is a direct relationship between volcanic activity and the lake’s high temperature. The cone supplies hot water into Segara Anak. The surface water of the lake is unusually warm for such heights, at about 20-22 degrees Celsius—well above the mountain’s “room temperature,” which is about 14-15 degrees Celsius.

Hot Springs Water

A hot spring is located only 5 minutes walk from the crater lake at height 2000 masl and become the main objective of the climbers after climbing to the top. The hot spring has an extraordinary warmth that comes from the volcano with the heat degree 20-35°C. The hot spring is trusted by local people especially the Sasak tribe is able to heal various diseases such as skin disease, rheumatism and so forth. Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy the warmth of this hot springs, because It is really relaxing bathing in the waters after hard climbing.

Crater Rim Sembalun 2639

Crater Rim Sembalun is located in the eastern part of the crater of Mount Rinjani with an altitude of 2639 meters above sea level, which is directly adjacent to the peak of Mount Rinjani. Named “Sembalun Crater Rim/Pelawangan Sembalun” because this region belongs to Sembalun Village, the most amazing thing to see here is a very clean, cool and healthy springs, and the only source of water that comes out at an altitude of 2600 meter above sea level. Over the years, thousands of people take the water for drinks and cooking, but it never dries. The source of this spring is very important for all climbers because with the existence of this spring the climbers don’t need to bring water from the bottom for drinking and cooking. From the edge of Sembalun crater rim, you can enjoy the view of the beauty of Mount Rinjani such as the summit, Segara Anak Lake, hills and spectacular sunrise view in the morning. Therefore for those of you who don’t have the energy to climb to the top, you don’t need to be discouraged because from here you can also see the full view of Mount Rinjani.

Crater Rim Senaru 2641m

Crater Rim Senaru is located on the edge of the northern Rinjani crater, with an altitude of 2641 meters above sea level. Named “Senaru Crater Rim/Pelawangan Senaru” because it belongs to Senaru village which is become the main route to climb Mount Rinjani. The Edge of Senaru crater is the most popular place after the summit because it is a strategic place to enjoy the whole view of the beauty of Rinjani such as a lake, an active volcano and also the summit. Here you will be presented with an incredible sunset view which is accompanied by a wide flat fog and green hills, like a land over the clouds. Edge of Senaru crater can be an alternative trek for beginner climbers because the track is relatively easy compared with the track to the top.

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