Rinjani Trekking Information
Rinjani is located in one of the paradise island on earth, Lombok, next to the more famous Bali Island. Rinjani is one of the must-climbed mountains in the country, since it provides spectacular places to be explored. It rises at height 3.726 meters above the sea level and makes it the second high volcano in Indonesia. Administratively, Rinjani is in North Lombok regency, but it lies dominating the landscape of the small island of Lombok.
What You Might to See?
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 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.
2. Crater Lake, Segara Anak
The Crater Lake also known as Segara Anak Lake (small ocean) due to the color of its water as blue as the sea partially fill the 6-by-8.5-kilometre 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 which always smoke out on the volcanic crater hole. Since the volcano is still active, it is recommended for the climbers to always be vigilant and follow instruction from local guide and Rinjani National Part.
There is 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.
3. Hot Spring
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 which comes from the volcano with the heat degree 20-35°C.
The hot spring is trusted by local people especially 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.
4. Sembalun Crater Rim
Crater Rim Sembalun is located in the eastern part of the crater of Mount Rinjani with an altitude 2639 meter 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 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.
5. Senaru Crater Rim
Crater Rim Senaru is located on the edge of the northern Rinjani crater, with an altitude of 2641 meter 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 lake, 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.
How Do You Climb Mount Rinjani?
Trekking Mount Rinjani is not something light and easy, you have to prepare all the equipments such as tents, mattresses, sleeping bags and so on as well as food and drinks along your climbing.
But for those of you who do not want to bother to bring and prepare everything, you can order trekking agency or trekking organizer which will arrange your climbing program to Mount Rinjani.
HERMAN TREKKER is a licensed trek organizer and have more than 10 years experience in managing a quality hike adventure to Mount Rinjani for domestic and international climbers. Our teams are professional trekking guides and porters to show you the wonders of Mount Rinjani with an excellent quality and standard trekking services and flexible itinerary. The followings are our special offers for you:
- Transportation to pick you up and drop you off in all region of Lombok, such as Airport, Harbor, etc.
- Hotel a night before start hiking
- Experienced guides with a good command in English
- Local porter to carry you trekking equipments
- Good quality trekking equipments, such as tent, foam matt,sleeping bag,toilet tent, mountain chair, and cooking gears.
- Fresh food and drinking water for your energy needs
You only bring your own things in a small backpack.
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