6D/5N GUNUNG RINJANI (3,726 m)
SENARU - PLAWANGAN CRATER RIM - SEGARA ANAK LAKE -
PLAWANGAN SEMBALUN - SUMMIT
DAY 1 : SINGAPORE > MATARAM AIRPORT-LOMBOK > SENARU
Check in 2 hours before your flight departure. FLY SIN – LOMBOK. Upon arrival, you will driven 2 hours to Senaru Village. This is where you will spend you first night in Lombok. Have a quick lunch before doing a short trek to tje nearby waterfalls. Return for Dinner and rest early for an early start tomorrow! O/N in PONDOK INDAH HOTEL SENARU.
DAY 2 : SENARU > MONTONG SATAS (1,500 m) > MOMDOKAN LOLAK - PLAWANGAN CRATER RIM (2,641 m)
Wake Up early for the transfer to the RINJANI TREK CENTRE (RTC), where you will register your climb. This is where you will meet your guides and porters, and some registration administrations will be cleared. The RTC Staff briefing explains the route details, local cultural traditions and what you might see, and list rubbish management and safety procedures. The first hours of the Trek Climb steeply through thick Tropical Forest Rich in Flora, Bird Life and a Variety of Butterflies. If lucky, you might even chance upon the rest Black Ebony Leaf Monkey, known locally is Lutung. Rest stops are taken along the way , and at post 2 Montong Satas Shelter (1,500 m). Village stories and local legends are related by your guide. Features include the Banyan tree Bunut Ngengkang that looks like someone standing with their legs apart, and the Batu Penyesalan Stone. Depending on your preference and weather conditions, the rights camp is made either in the forest at post 3 Mondokon Lolak (2,000 m) after about five hours climb from Senaru, or you continue the ascent for another couple of hours through grassy meadows to Plawangan I Senaru Crater Rim at 2,641 m. at the Crater Rim, you will be meet with sweeping views across the Lake Segara Anak (2,000 m) all the way to the Summit of Mt. Rinjani. Sunset here is awesome. Within the Crater, you will see Gunung Baru (2,351 m) – still an active Volcano, its last eruption being in 1994. on a clear evening, the Gili islands, neighboring Bali and Gunung Agung can be seen to the West. O/N in Tents (B.L.D.).
DAY 3 : PLAWANGAN CRATER RIM (2,641 m) > SEGARA ANAK
After Breakfast, you move down to the Lake Segara Anak (2,000 m) within the Rinjani Crater. Return down through 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 your campsite for the night. The rest of the day is spent Relaxing, Swimming in the Lake and Exploring the Caves and Hot Springs, believe to have healing powers. O/N in Tents (B.L.D.).
DAY 4 : SEGARA ANAK (2,000 m) > PLAWAGAN SEMBALUN (2,639 m)
After Breakfast, leave the Lake and Climb for three hours up to Plawangan Sembalun. O/N in Tents (B.L.D.)
DAY 5 : PLAWAGAN SEMBALUN (2,639 m) > SUMMIT (3,726 m) > SEMBALUN LAWANG > SENARU
You begin your summit attempt at 03.00 am. It will b a hard 3 hours climb to the Summit of MOUNT RINJANI (3,726 m). You are climbing on Volcanic screen slopes, for every two steps taken, you slide down one. Be cautious. But once you arrive at the Summit, you know it was a well worth 3 hours exertions! The rewards of awesome Sunrise await you there. After spending sometime at the Summit, you proceed down the Mountain to Sembalun Lawang where your transport awaits to send you to send you back to SENARU. O/N in PONDOK INDAH HOTEL SENARU (B.L.).
DAY 6 : SENARU > MATARAM AIRPORT > SINGAPORE
At 08.45 am, you will be trasferred to the airport for the return flight home to SINGAPORE. Fly LOMBOK - SINGAPORE. HOME.