You made it! Looking deep into the caldera of Mount Rinjani
Passing through rolling grasslands on the very lower slopes of Mount Rinjani
This is where the climbing starts to get harder.
Camping here for the night.... just above the cloud line
A narrow edge... volcano caldera to one side, and the steep slope up which you climbed to the other
Crater Lake is over 200 metres deep... you can swim and fish here!
Steep volcanic scree and ash make the climb hard, but the summit is within sight
When you feel that you can't make it, your mountain guide will offer encouragement and show you the way
Camping alongside the lake is an amazing experience
With sunrise coming, you can see the awesome shadow of Rinjani off into the distance
A new caldera is forming within Mount Rinjani... still active today!
This is the hardest section of the climb... just 300 metres to go!
The 360 degree panorama is just beautiful
You are so high you can see clouds forming around the Crater Rim far below you
That ridge is what you have just walked across to get to the summit
Having made it to the summit, it is back to the Crater Rim camp site for a full breakfast
Spectacular views back to the camp site perched on the Crater Rim of Mount Rinjani
The most recent eruption of Mount Rinjani reshaped the entire caldera
2D 1N Crater Rim trek departing & returning Senaru village
This trek is suitable for beginner trekkers with reasonable fitness.
Rinjani Trekking Summit 2 days 1 night package start from Senaru to the Crater Rim, and then returning to Senaru Village. SCHEDULEArrival day: Guests are picked up at their preferred location on Lombok and transferred to the hotel in Senaru where they will stay overnight. That evening, your Trek Coordinator will visit to discuss the coming day’s events and planned schedule, which allows guests to know what is required. Day 1: Wake up at 6:30 and take breakfast. After breakfast, we we take a leisurely 10 minute walk to the Rinjani Information Centre where we register for the trek.Trekking starts from the village of Senaru around 8:00 am and commences with a walk through dense tropical rainforest, full of local bird-life, flora and a huge variety of butterflies. After about 2 hours of walking, we will reach Post 1, at an altitude of approximately 1300 metres, and after a short break and rest, a further 40 minutes brings us to to Post 2 (1500 metres). By now, the trail is becoming steeper and the natural vegetation is beginning to thin as we climb higher and higher. We follow the trail on until we reach Post 3 where we will stop for a long rest and lunch, which will be created by your porters in readiness for your arrival at this location.After lunch we continue climbing for a further 3 hours, stopping when you need to rest, and then continuing right on up to Senaru Crater Rim (2,639 metres). This is a prolonged climb across broken rock and scree slopes to Crater Rim, so always take your time, resting as you need to… there is no rush…. slow and steady.Day 2:After a leisurely breakfast and with a beautiful sunrise, we begin the descent down through the cloud and then through the tree-line into Senaru village. If we are lucky, the rare Black Monkey will be amongst the jungle to welcome us back to the village. This final descent takes approximately 5 hours from Crater RimOn CompletionOnce you have completed your trek and returned to Senaru, you will hold a short debrief to discuss your trek with your Trek Coordinator and Mountain Guide.If you should wish to provide a small tip to the porters or mountain guide for their service, they will be very appreciative (this is certainly not compulsory)Your private transfer vehicle will then load your luggage and all possessions and transfer you to your chosen destination on Lombok.Hint: If your next destination is the Gili Islands, we are happy to make all necessary arrangements for a private speedboat to take you there. Simply notify us when making your trek reservation. The cost of this boat transfer is not included in the cost of your trek.Trek package includes…1. Licensed and Experienced :•Mountain Guide•Local Porters to transport all camping equipment2. One night’s accommodation before the trek at Senaru Village3. All camping equipments:•Accommodation tent•Sleeping bags•Bed Mattress•Cooking equipment•Toilet tent•Pillow4. All meals ( 3 meals per day)5. National Park Gunung Rinjani entrance fee ( IDR 150.000 per person ).6. Transport pick up from Airport, Mataram, Senggigi and Bangsal Harbour to Senaru or Sembalun and returnOptional Inclusions..Additional Porter…If you would prefer not to carry a backpack of your personal gear, we can arrange an additional porter at the cost of US$35.00 per day for a maximum of 10kg per pack. You must supply the pack in a form ready to be carried by the porter.Premium Service…We also offer a premium service which includes such luxuries as tables and chairs, local beer, upgraded food options to suit your tastes and dietary requirements, or any other luxury you would like. Please enquire with us for this additional service.What you should bring with you…•Day pack•Torch or head lamp•Trekking shoes•Toiletries•Insect repellent•Sun block/lotion, hat/cap, sun glasses•Spray for muscle/balm•Camera, Handy cam (Manual or Digital)•Small towel•2/3 pieces of T-Shirts•Long trek pants/wind proof•Wind-proof Jacket•2 pieces of shorts•Trekking stick (optional)•Sandals (optional)•Swimming Suite (optional)•Binocular (optional)•Extra trail snack (we supply fruits,biscuits )•Plastic garbage bag