Rinjani trek to the Summit (recommended for experts)

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

> Reach the summit
> Camp next to the crater rim
> Enjoy the wonderful views from the top

The summit is now open! Join us in this fast ascent to the top of mount Rinjani. This trek to Mount Rinjani’s summit (3726 m) via Sembalun village is recommended for those who are experienced trekkers and are in good shape. Before the trek you will spend the night in Senaru. On the next day we will drive you to Sembalun. The trek starts and finishes from sembalun village. Join us in this fast trek and enjoy the sunset and the unique views for the top of this wonderful mountain!



Arrival Senaru Village

Our driver will pick you up from your location on Lombok Island and take you to the scenic village of Senaru, where you will spend the night

Senaru Village

Senaru Village

Senaru village - Sembalun village - Crater rim sembalun

Duration: 06:46 h
Distance: 13.1 km
Ascent: 1510 m
Descent: 60 m
The expedition to Rinjani National Park will commence early with a 6 am wake-up followed by breakfast at 6:30 am. After a quick pack-up, a mountain car will transport you to Sembalun Village, a 45-minute journey. Upon arrival around 8 am, we'll check in at the Rinjani National Park Office for tickets before setting out on our trek. The day's journey will cover roughly 8-9 hours, with stops at various POS (shelters) for breaks and meals. The stops include Pos 1 for a short break, Pos 2 for a 2-hour lunch and rest, and brief halts at Pos 3 and Pos 4. Each pause offers a unique view of Rinjani's landscapes, with refreshments and snacks provided. The day culminates with a challenging climb, leading us to the scenic Sembalun crater rim by 5:30 pm. Here, as the sun sets, tents will be set up for the night, followed by a hearty dinner. As darkness envelops the landscape, trekkers can unwind and rejuvenate, gearing up for the next day's early summit trek.

Crater Rim Sembalun

Crater Rim Sembalun

Sembalun Crater Rim - Summit - Sembalun Crater Rim - Sembalun - Transfer to next destination

Duration: 12:30 h
Distance: 21.3 km
Ascent: 1110 m
Descent: 2570 m
We will wake up at 2 am for a light breakfast before we start the challenging three hour trek to the summit (3,726 m). We will arrive in time to see the sunrise, the best time to enjoy the spectacular views. We will then return to our campsite next to the crater rim. There we will stop for a hot breakfast and a short rest before we begin our way down to Sembalun. We will stop for lunch at Pos 2 or 3. We will arrive in Sembalun in the early afternoon, from where you will be driven to your next destination.


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hotelnight in Senaru

    On the first day, you will stay overnight at a hotel in Senaru.

  • 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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This trek is operated by
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