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Overview

See Lombok from a different perspective with an epic four-day trek up Mount Rinjani. Hike through Sasak villages, gaze upon magical volcanic lakes, swim in natural hot springs and explore miles of untamed jungle before capping off this Indonesia adventure tour at Gili Air’s tropical beaches.

Trip Highlights

Trekking Lombok Rinjani Volcano Summit

Watch sunrise from Mt Rinjani’s summit

After a night camping on the slopes of Mount Rinjani, wake early to trek to the volcanic rim for sunrise.

Explore Segara Anak Lake

Trek down to Rinjani’s spectacular crater lake, spending a night there and visiting nearby hot springs and caves.

Relax on Gili Air

After the four-day trek, travel to tiny Gili Air for two days of relaxing on the island’s tropical beaches.

Itinerary

1

Arrival Lombok/Senggigi – Sembalun

Transfer from Lombok airport to Sembalun (158km): 4 hours

Arrive in Lombok Praya International Airport and, after meeting with the guide and driver, receive a private transfer to Sembalun Village situated at the foot of the Mount Rinjani.

The trekking guide will collect the luggage in the morning for storage at the base camp before departing for the trek. The luggage will be transferred to the finishing point in Senaru on the last trekking day.

Lunch is at leisure.

Dinner and overnight in Sembalun.

Important note: Please prepare a light backpack that for the trek.

2

Sembalun Panorama Walk

Trekking distance: 4-5 hours Difficulty: easy to medium

This early morning, proceed to the slope of Rinjani Mountain to begin the adventure.

Led by local guides, take an easy half-day walk exploring the foothills of spectacular Rinjani Volcano (3700 metres high).

Starting near the border of Gunung Rinjani National Park, the route follows old pathways through shady bamboo groves and village gardens before entering a wide, open landscape of rice terraces and palms. Following a winding irrigation channel arrive at the lush rainforest of the famous Sendang Gile Waterfall Reserve. It’s located 600 metres above sea level with 300 metres of cascading water making Sendang Gile the tallest waterfall in Lombok.

Continue to Senaru Traditional Village, where mountain tribes life and civilisation of past century still exist as a part of nature. 

Each turn of the track offers new vistas as finally Rinjani — the sacred mountain of the Sasak people — emerges majestically above rice terraces and rainforest. Late lunch will be provided at a local restaurant after the trek.

In the afternoon, be transferred to the hotel.

3

Trek to Mt Rinjani - Timbanuh to Pelawangan Timba Nuh

Transfer Sembalun to Timba Nuh: 45km (1 hour 30 minutes) Trekking: 8 hours. uphill +1923 meters Difficulty: Hard

This morning, start the trek at 08:00 from Timba Nuh, one of the  starting points of Mt Rinjani.

Begin the trek to Mount Rinjani at the National Park office in Timba Nuh village at 600m above sea level. Here, register for the entrance ticket. The guide will explain in detail the trek route and safety procedures.

After the registration, begin the climb. Rest stops will be taken along the way and at a resting post of 2 1,700m above sea level, stop for lunch. After lunch, continue the ascent for another couple of hours through the jungle to Post 3, at 2,100 m above sea level there are breathtaking views across to the island of Sumbawa (East of Lombok).

After enjoying a rest here, continue for a couple of hours through grassy meadows to Plawangan Timba Nuh, the crater rim at 2,693m altitude. Below observe the amazing sunset with the backdrop of Segara Anak Lake and the active new volcano, Mount Baru Jari, which last erupted in 1994.

Back down to the camping ground, tuck-in to some dinner, enjoy the impressive beauty of the landscape, and spend the night camping in the wilderness.

4

Trek to Mt Rinjani – Pelawangan – Timba Nuh – Gili Air

Trekking Pelawangan Timba Nuh – Timba Nuh: 6 hours, downhill -1700meters Difficulty: Medium Transfer Timba Nuh – Senggigi (88 km): 2 hours 30 minutes

Enjoy sunrise from the camping ground while sipping on coffee or tea and taking pictures of the beautiful scenery. 

Breakfast is specially prepared by the team. Enjoy the meal while taking some time to rest and admire the view of the crater before starting the descent on the same way up.

Stop en route for lunch with the team of local guides and porters.

Arrive at the Timba Nuh finish point and be greeted by the driver with a refreshing cold towel and water.

Say goodbye to trekking and the porter team and be transferred in a private vehicle to the harbour for a boat transfer to Gili Air.

Upon arrival, be transferred to the hotel in tropical paradise and enjoy the rest of the evening soaking up the island’s scenic ambience.

Dinner at leisure on Gili Air.

Overnight in Gili Air

5

Leisure Day in Gili Air

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the resort and, after a challenging few days of trekking, spend the rest of the day at leisure. Stroll along the stunning white-sand beaches of the island, go snorkelling in pristine waters, or simply kick back and relax at the hotel while sipping coconut juice and soaking up the sun.

Lunch and dinner at leisure.

Overnight in Gili Air.

6

Leisure Day in Gili Air

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the resort and, after a challenging few days of trekking, spend the rest of the day at leisure. Stroll along the stunning white-sand beaches of the island, go snorkelling in pristine waters, or simply kick back and relax at the hotel while sipping coconut juice and soaking up the sun.

Lunch and dinner at leisure.

Overnight in Gili Air.

7

Gili Air – Departure

Transfer by Speed boat from Bali to Lombok: 2 hours 30 mins

Breakfast at the hotel before check-out

Departure time is dependent on the flight schedule.

Be transferred by boat to Lombok and by private vehicle to the airport.

Note: Recommended flight from Mataram to Singapore: MI 127 (19.25-22.00). 

Optional: Transfer by speed boat from Gili Air to Bali

It’s possible to transfer back to Bali by speed boat directly from Gili Air with a join-in drop off at the selected hotel in South Bali

Important Information

Our services include:

  • Luggage transfer
  • English Speaking certified Adventure Guide
  • Plenty of water per person per trekking day
  • Snacks and local fruits
  • Additional local guide for 11-15 pax
  • Private air conditioned vehicle during the transfer
  • 1 first aid kit per guide
  • Sightseeing tickets and zone entrance fees where mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner)
  • Accommodation as listed above.
  • Flight reconfirmations
  • Trekking permit and conservation fees
  • Supporting teams of porters during each climbing with overnight for porterages, camp setting and meals preparation
  • Nights in camping as mention in itinerary, camping equipment provided (tent, sleeping bag, mattress and flash light)

Our services don’t include:

  • Visa arrangement
  • International and domestic flights.
  • Soft drinks, or beverages beyond water – we can add this into costs at agents request
  • Beverage and alcoholic drinks at mealtimes
  • Meals other than mentioned above
  • Tips
  • Energy drinks or powders, performance bars, or performance gels (Gatorade, Powerbars, Gu, Isostar, etc)
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenditure (laundry, telephone etc.)
  • Credit card/bank transfer fees
  • Any other services not clearly mentioned in the itinerary and in the inclusive portion
  • Supplement for other language speaking guides

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