Mount Rinjani Senaru Crater Rim
Rinjani Hero - 3 days
- Mount Rinjani Senaru Crater Rim
- 3 days / 2 nights
- Max. group: 25 Persons
- Difficulty: Easy
> Accommodation in Senaru
> Camp next to the crater rim
> Enjoy the sunrise from the crater rim
Do you want to experience in Rinjani Mountain without having to climb to the summit? This program is for you. During this trek you will be camping on the edge of Senaru crater with full view of the summit, the lake and the Baru Jari Mountain. You will also have the view of half of the island of Lombok and the three Gilis. You will spend one night camping on the edge of the crater, from where you will be able to watch the sunrise in the morning, between the summits of Mount Rinjani and Mount Sangkareang. You will also be able to enjoy the sunset over the tops of the majestic mountains on the island of Bali. We will follow Senaru route through the jungle. The journey starts from a height of 600 m and will reach 2,641 m. This adventure is perfect for beginners, families and travelers on their honeymoon.
Note: you can arrive at the same day of the trekking, but we recommend you to get to Senaru the day before and spend the night. That way there will be no delays.
What’s the plan?
Arrival day: day you arrive in Lombok /Senaru
We will pick you up from any place in Lombok. During the day you will be able to visit the Senaru waterfalls (Sindang Gile and Tiu Kelep), and visit a Traditional house in Senaru. In the afternoon you will have dinner in Hotel or in my house with my family (19:30 we will pick you up from the hotel to drive you to my house)
07:00 We will drive you to the gate of Rinjani National Park, where you will register before starting the trek.
12:00 Lunch at Post II
16:00 Arrival at RIM I. Here you will watch the spectacular Sunset while the crew sets up the camping equipment and prepares dinner.
07:30 Start to descend back to Senaru Village
11:30 Lunch at Post I Extra
14:00 Arrive at Senaru Village. We will drive you to our office where you will be able to take shower and enjoy some coconut and fruit salad. We will then drive your next destination (within the Lombok Area).
The day you arrive to Lombok you will be picked up by our staff at Lombok Airport or at any of Lombok ports such as Lembar/Bangsal, Teluk Kodek or from any main touristic attraction in Senggigi, Kuta Lombok, 3 (Gilis Trawangan, Meno, Air). We will then drive you to your hotel in Senaru.
√ Guide and porter
You will be accompanied by an experienced, english-speaking guide at all times. Porters will also join you to carry the camping equipment and the food.
Food and water are included while trekking in the mountain. Dinner is also included on arrival day. You can have dinner at the hotel or in Rasnawadi’s house together with his family!
√ Entrance Fees
You will need an Entrance ticket to the Rinjani National Park. This is included in the price of the trek.
On the first day of the trek you will spend the night at a hotel in Senaru. The sencond night you will spend camping next to the crater rim.
√ Camping Equipment
Tent, toilet tent, sleeping bags, mattress, and head lights are included. The guide and porters will take care of setting up the camp for the night.
√ Welcome Drinks
Once in Senaru, you will be driven tou our office where you will meet us and we will enjoy some welcoming drinks.
On your arrival day you can visit:
– Sendag gile waterfall
– Tiu Kelep waterfall
– A traditional house in senaru
– A coffee plantation
The trip to the waterfalls, to a tradional house in Senaru, and the visit to the coffee plantation is only possible if you come 7 hours before the sunset. If you come 1 or 2 hours before the sunset you can only choose 1 trip, either the waterfalls or the traditional house.
√ Rinjani Trekking Certificate
When you complete the trek you will get a Trekking Certificate as proof that you completed the trek.
√ Trekking Poles
Rinjani Hero includes trekking poles that will make your trekking a lot easier.
The flight tickets are not included in the price of this trek. You have to make your way to Lombock Island.
× Accommodation after the trek
1 night Accommodation before the trek is included, in Senaru Village. However, before that and after the trek you have to take care of your own accommodation.
If you need an extra porter you can hire one for USD 22,- / EUR 20,- per porter, per day. Porters can carry max 20 kg.
The tip is not included in the price of the trek. Tipping guides and drivers is common in Indonesia. Try to be generous, they will appreciate it.
× Travel Insurance
Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before you travel.
All personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, loundry, souvenir, and other similar expenses are for your own account.
Trekking equipment such as trekking shoes, rain jacket, long pants and gloves are not included.
Frequently Asked Questions
The best months for a trekking on Mount Rinjani are from April to December. In fact, officially you can only book your trekking for these months. This has everything to do with the fact that Mount Rinjani National Park is closed in the rainy season, which lasts from January to March. Although there are providers who nevertheless have access, we recommend avoiding the mountain in the rainy season.
Do you make it to your destinations as planned? Often this depends on the unpredictable weather in the mountains. However, it can also depend on your own physical condition.
Mount Rinjani is principally for everyone, but some physical condition can make trekking lot easier and more enjoyable. One sure way to get fit for trekking and hiking in Indonesia is to, you could have guessed it: hike more. Do you like walking, have you done trekking at an altitude before and do you sport twice a week on average? With a little extra training, you’ll soon be ready for this beautiful trekking in Lombok Island.
Another good idea is to walk a lot of stairs. This will especially help for the first day, when you conquer 1500 meters of elevation. Make sure you are well prepared. This is important for your safety, but also for that of your team. Make sure you start six months in advance with an hour’s hike twice a week.
It is normal to tip porters, guides and chefs. Opinions on how many are divided. We recommend reserving an amount of IDR 200K for porters. A guide will often get a little more and will expect about IDR 300K. Converted this is an amount of approximately USD 20. Be generous. It will be appreciated.
The treks always include entrance to Mount Rinjani National Park. This means that permits are also inclusive. The fee for permits consists of 13% for the National Park, 62% for the Rinjani Ecotourism Program and 25% for the maintenance of the trails.
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.
– 1 pair champ shoes/trek shoes
– Personal medication
– Sun block/lotion, hat/cap, sun glasses
– Spray for muscle pain/balm
– Insect repellent
– Camera, Handy Cam and batteries
– Small towel
– 2-4 cotton T-shirts
– Long trek pants/wind proof
– Windproof Jacket
– Warmm jacket
– 2 pcs. of shorts
– Sandals (optional)
– Swimming Suite (optional)
– Binocular (optional)
– Extra trail snack (we supply fruits)
– Garbage Plastic bag
Food provided during the trek
• Appetizers: Fried bananas, pop corn, spring rolls
• Food: Nasi Campur special, Chicken Curry, Chicken Soup, Nasi Goreng, Mie Goreng, Burgers, sandwic, omelet, spaghetti, Scramble eggs, and others
• Fruit: Apple , orange, pineapple ,banana, mango, watermelon and other
• Drinks: 3 big botle Mineral water per person, and soft Drinks
• Hot Drinks: coffee, tea , lemon tea, ginger tea, luak coffee
The day of your arrival in Lombok you will spend the night at a hotel in Senaru. We will take care of all the arrangements and will drive you there. On the second night you will camp next to Senaru Crater Rim. The guide and porters will take care of setting up the camp for the night. You don’t have to worry about anyhting, we will take care of it all.
Rinjani Hero works with the following hotels/homestay in Senaru:
– Pondok Indah
– Achita Bayan Home Stay
– Gunung baru Homestay
– Sinar Rinjani(Standard Room)
– Rinjani Trails homestay
Rinjani Hero is here to help you plan your best holiday trip by providing various professional services from our team. We have the equipment, reliable local guides and local porters who are experienced trekkers, part of the Rinjani Hero big family. Moreover, we offer our clients interesting and varied options. Every trekking program we offer has a bonus and we explain everything to you before you start your trekking trip to Mt. Rinjani. We offer you various touristic attractions in Senaru and getting to know the local community. Join us and experience nature at it’s best!
Safety is of the outmost importance to us. That is why this is an area in which we simply do not compromise when it comes to keeping the cost of our trekkings low. Our guides have been selected on the basis of their technical competence, proven safety performance, impeccable judgment, friendly attitude and ability to provide useful and expert instructions.
How To Book
How does it work?
On Bookatrekking.com you can find and compare the adventures of your dreams. Is this trekking adventure your match? In that case you can proceed to booking. At Bookatrekking.com you make a deposit of 15% of the total amount. You pay the remaining amount on location prior to the trek directly to the trekking company.
Bookatrekking.com uses only the safest payment methods. Once your booking has been received, your place is reserved, your place is safe and you can look forward to your chosen trekking.
After you have made your booking, you will receive an e-mail confirmation with all necessary information and the contact details of the trekking company. If you have any questions or if you want to clarify something, you can obtain information directly from the right person. Of course, you can also always ask us your question. Send us an e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org
The trekking company will also receive your details and can therefore always contact you and provide you with extra information.
You wish you didn’t have to, but there is no other way: You find yourself having to cancel your plans. In this case, you lose your deposit, but since you haven’t paid the large sum yet, you at least save that. Please do let us know if you cannot make it. A no-show can be a small disaster for your trekking provider, who did its best to block your dates. View our complete cancellation policy here.
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