D1: Arr + City tour
(Crater Lake & Hot Springs)
Price per person :
Trekking to the peak of the active volcano, Mt. Rinjani, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara located just about 30 minutes flight from Bali.
Mt Rinjani is one of the largest mountains in Indonesia. On a clear day you can see breathtaking views from the summit. There is a crater lake, Segara Anak and a natural hot spring there. The trek usually takes about three days.
At 3,726 m, Rinjani is the second highest volcano in Indonesia, second only to Mount Kerinci on Sumatra, and it dominates the landscape of the relatively small island of Lombok.
Within its huge 50 km² caldera sits the crater lake Segara Anak (Child of the Sea). Eruptions within the caldera have formed a new small cone called appropriately enough, Gunung Baru (New Mountain).
The mountain and its satellites form the Mount Rinjani National Park (Taman Nasional Gunung Rinjani) – officially 41,000 hectares within the park boundaries and a further 66,000 hectares of protected forest outside.
This program is designed specially for real trekker (advanced).
Participant/s must be at good level of fitness and have several mountain climbs experiences. Not recommended for beginners. This trek start from Senaru, and end in Senaru.
Type of tour:
Fully organized (combination of adventure, leisure, eco tourism, safety).
Individual or group departures are available upon request.
Senaru, Crater Rim, Segara Anak Lake (crater), Caves, Hot Springs.
- Return pick up & transfer with Full AC Coach
- Entrance fee to Rinjani National Park
- English Speaking Guide + Local porters
- Full board meals; breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee or tea, hot chocolate, snacks, fresh fruits
- All camping equipment; double size camping tent, mattress/airbed, sleeping bags, dinning tent, portable toilet, etc
- Daily water consumption from safe drinking bottled water
PICK UP TIME SENGGIGI AREA : 06.00 AM
Note : Not recommended doing the trekking from February, March and April
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING
Below are list of items you should carry during the trek program. All Items to be packed in a small backpack no more than 5 Kg`s. So you should travel light! Do not carry unnecessary items.
– Torch or Flashlight
– Sun block/lotion, hat/cap, sun glasses
– Spray for muscle/balm
– Insect repellent
– Camera, Handy cam (Manual or Digital)
– Extra rolls film for manual camera or fully charged extra battery for digital
– Small towel
– 2/3 pcs of T-Shirts
– Long trek pants/wind proof
– Windproof Jacket
– 2 pcs of shorts
– Trek stick/leaky (optional)
The rest of the equipments
Food & beverages, cooking utensils, tents, sleeping bags, guide and porters, etc are provided by AweNk Organizer.
– Your luggage can be storage at our Lodge in Senaru during the trek program.
– Bring only what you need, the rest leave them in our Lodge in Senaru.
– Some cash for tipping the guide and porters is recommended. Never bring a lot of cash
on the trek.
3D2N TOUR ITINERARY:
Pick up early at your hotel, transfer to Rinjani Trek Centre (RTC) in Senaru (601m), meet your describes the route details, local cultural traditions, rubbish management and safety procedures.
The first hours of the trek climb steeply through thick tropical forest rich in flora, bird life and variety of butterflies. Rest stops are taken along the way, and at pos 2 Montong Satas shelter ( 1,500m ).
The night’s camp is made either in the forest at pos 3 Mondokon Lolak (2,000m) after about five hours climb from senaru, or continue the ascent for another couple of hours through grassy meadows Plawangan 1 Senaru crater rim at 2,641m, views across the lake Segara Anak (2,00m) to the summit of Mt. Rinjani. Within the crater, Mt. Baru ( 2,351m) is an active, last erupting dramatically in 1994. On a clear evening the Gili Isles, Bali and Mt. Agung can be seen to the west.
After breakfast, down to the lake Segara Anak (2,000 m) within the Rinjani crater. The trek route in this point is steep and rocky. Your guide and porters will assist and give you extra attention. Mt. Baru (2,351m) is an island in the lake and an active volcano, last erupting dramatically in 1994. Going down the ridge passing numerous Edelweiss plants Bunga Abadi to the crater rim camp for a well-deserved lunch. It takes two to three hours down the steep trail to the crater lake and day 2’s camp. The rest of the day is spent relaxing, swimming in the lake and exploring the caves and pilgrimage hot springs, believed to have healing powers.
After breakfast, descend down the long trail to Senaru village (601 m), through thick tropical forests rich in 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 stop are taken along the way, with village stories and local legends related by your guide. Features include the Batu Penyesalan stone and banyan tree bunut ngengkang that looks like someone standing with their legs apart. After seven hours walk from the rim, (or five hours from Pos 3 Mondokon Lolak), the trek ends at Rinjani Trek Center at the road head in Senaru, where the car is waiting to transfer you to the airport or Senggigi.