3-day trek to Rinjani Summit

Duration: 3 days
Trails: T3 trails
Distance: 10 - 15 km per day
Ascent per day: 500 - 1000 m ascent per day

> Swim at the Waterfall Tiu Kelep’s deep pool
> Camp next to the crater rim
> Trek through the tropical forest and its unique flora

This is a 3-Day tour to Rinjani Mountain. This package is designed for experienced trekkers, but beginners can also complete it. On this package, you will visit: the Crater RIM Sembalun, Mount Rinjani’s Summit, the Lake Segara Anak, the Hot Springs, the Crater RIM Senaru & the Tropical Forest.

With this package, we will pick you up in the morning (around 4 am, depending on you hotel location). This means that you have to be in Lombok at least the day before the trek. On request we can also pick you up at Gili island ( on the same day) or in Bali Island (the day before the trek) at an additional cost.

*This trek is available from April 1st to December 31st due to climatic reasons.



Your Hotel – Senaru Village – Sembalun Village – Crater RIM Sembalun Base Camp

Duration: 06:47 h
Distance: 13.1 km
Ascent: 1510 m
Descent: 70 m

Our driver will pick you up at your hotel lobby around 04.00-04:30 AM for a transfer directly to Senaru village. Here is the check-in at our office, breakfast is served and you will meet the guide and crew for the trekking briefing. After breakfast we will drive to Sembalun Village (1,156 m) Rinjani National Park Registration office; here is registration and check with your online TREKKING PASS.

The trek starts from Sembalun Lawang with a gentle ascend through open grassland used as cattle grazing by local people. After about three hours from Sembalun we reach Pos 2 Tengengean (1,500 m). From there you can enjoy the beautiful views of Mt. Rinjani summit (3,726 m) while eating your lunch.

After another 1,5 hour ascend you reach Pos 3 Pada Balong (1,800 m) for a small break. From there it takes 3,5 hours to your final destination for this day, Crater RIM Sembalum Base Camp. Along the way you will be walking through a steep trail inside the Cemara forrest, perhaps seeing evidence of wild pigs and the long-tailed grey macaque monkeys, before reaching the camp! The crew will set up all necessary gear here (tent, sleeping bag, mattress, pillow and toilet tent) and preparing your dinner. Get enough rest, because the next day starts early!

Crater Rim Sembalun

Crater Rim Sembalun

Crater Rim Sembalun - Summit - Segara Anak Lake - Hotsprings - Crater Rim Senaru

Duration: 11:22 h
Distance: 14.4 km
Ascent: 1610 m
Descent: 1660 m

Be ready for concurring the summit at 2AM! In 3.5 hours you will reach the top of Rinjani (3726m) and if the weather is good you can enjoy a beautiful sunrise on the summit. Once you get there, enjoy proud feelings of satisfaction and the amazing sunrise views across the Wallace Line to Bali, Mt. Agung and Sumbawa Island. After spending time on the top (approximately 1 hour) descend down to the camp area for a well-deserved breakfast!

After breakfast you will start the descend down to Segara Anak Lake (2,000 m) within the Rinjani crater. It takes two to three hours down the steep trail to the crater lake. Mt. Baru Jari is an island in the lake and an active volcano, last erupting dramatically in 1994 followed by small eruption on 2004, 2015 and 2016.

Enjoy the lake, swimming and pilgrimage hot springs, believed to have healing powers, while the crew preparing for your lunch. Lunch will be at Lake side about 12:00-13:00. About 14:00, you will leave Lake area and ascend up to Crater Rim Senaru. This way to camp area will take about 3-4 hours, if fast enough you will enjoy the sunset with a great view over the lake. Expecting to arrive at Crater Rim Senaru Camp area by 17:00-18:00, You will have some free time while the crew will prepare your dinner.

Crater Rim Senaru

Crater Rim Senaru

Crater Rim Senaru - Senaru tropical forest - Senaru village - Your next destination

Duration: 05:05 h
Distance: 11.1 km
Ascent: 30 m
Descent: 2100 m
After breakfast you descend down to Senaru village (601 m). Halfway through the route there is a lunch waiting for you at Pos 1. After six hours walk from the crater rim, the trek ends at Rinjani Trekking Center Office in Senaru, where the car is waiting to transfer you to your next destination. Trip Done!


  • Accommodation in tents

    During your trek, you will stay in tents. The crew will take care of setting up all camping equipment.

  • Meals

    This trek includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

  • Permits

    The cost of permits to enter the national park during your trek is included in the price.

  • Porters

    Porters will be there to assist with carrying all camping and other necessary equipment during your trek.

  • Water

    Enough drinking water will be provided during the trip.

  • Sleeping bag and liners

    Sleeping bags and liners are provided.

  • Pick up and Drop off on Lombok

    At the begining of the trek you will be picked up at Lombok airport, at any harbour such as Lembar Harbour, Teluk Kodek Harbour, Senggigi Harbour, or at any main turistic attraction (Mataram, Senggigi, Kuta Lombok, 3 Gilis) and we will drive you in a private car to your hotel in senaru village. The next day we will drive you to the trek’s starting point. Once you finish the trek, we will drive you back to your hotel or next destination on Lombok.

  • Luggage storage

    During your time in the mountain, you can leave your extra luggage in our office free of charge.


  • Traveling to and from

    This trip does not include costs for transportation (flights, bus travel, etc.) to your destination.

  • Tipping

    Gratuities for the guide are not covered by the trek's price. The amount to tip is at your discretion, yet if you've received excellent service from your guide, considering a generous tip is appreciated.

  • Travel Insurance

    Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. It is important that your travel insurance also covers adventures at a high altitude. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before your trek.

  • Personal expenses

    Personal expenses such as souvenirs, drinks at the bar and other similar expenses are your own responsibility.


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