3 DAYS– 2 NIGHTS (Summit program)
07.00am. Registration in Rinjani Information Center (RIC) 1051m and start the trek to Pos 1 (Pemantauan) 1300m, walking time is about 2 hours. We take a rest here for 5 minutes at Pos 1 (Ppemantauan) and then continue to Pos 2 (Tengengean) 1500m walking time about 1 hour. We take a rest here for 5 minutes at Pos 2 (Tengengean), and then continue to Pos 3 (Pada Balong ) 1800m walking time is about 1 hour. We rest here for 2 hours at Pos 3,have lunch, and a hot drink – (tea, coffee, hot chocolate or lemon tea ). After lunch and a rest, we continue to Sembalun Crater Rim (Pelawangan Sembalun) 2639m, walking time 3 hours including a prolonged steep climb. We will camp the night at Sembalun Crater Rim, and from here enjoy the incredible view. As the sun sets, you can see Segara Anak Lake, Sembalun Village, the summit of Mt. Rinjani and all the way to Mt. Agung in Bali.
02.00am wake up and have a light breakfast. 03.00amStart the trek to the Rinjani Summit (3726m) Walking time about 3 hours and 40 minutes. The 1st stage is a moderate climb for 120 Minutes, the 2nd stage is a fairly easy but long trek. The last hour is very steep and difficult(there are many loose stones, and as you take two steps forward you will slip one step back).
From the Summit, you can see all of Lombok Island, Bali, Sumbawa and Segara Anak Lake. After sunrise we will go down to the Sembalun Crater Rim and have a hot breakfast. After breakfast and a rest, we will continue down to Segara Anak Lake (2000m) walking time about 3 hours. We will have lunch in the lake area and then go to the Hotsprings for a relaxing natural hot spa, walking time only 10 minutes from the lake.
After a Rest Continue to trek to Senaru Crater Rim ( Pelawangan Sembalun) 2641m walking time about 2 hours, From Senaru Crater Rim you have a sensational view of the lake and Mount Rinjani. We will stay overnight at the Senaru Crater Rim.
After Breakfast go down from the Senaru Crater Rim total walking time 7 hours. The majority of the route is through rainforest. This Trekking program finishes in Senaru Village.