MOUNT RINJANI TREKKING
Rinjani Trekking (2Days/1Night )
The Village of Senaru
The Village of senaru Village is located at the base of Mount Rinjani. This mountain, its crater lake, and the surrounding forest are all part of National Park. senaru is but on of the 23 Villages dotted around the mountain considered ”gateways" the trails into the park. Another of these villages is Sembalun Lawang, on Rinjani's eastern slope.
From Senaru, climber traverses dense tropical jungle to reach the Rim of the crater, from where the view of the lake bellow is incredible. at sunset, the sky positively blazes with every color of the rain bow. According to local legend, the history of Senaru is closely related to this crater, because villagers consider the mountain itself as their ancestor.
Day 01: Kuta Lmobok - Senaru - Rim I (Senaru crater)
Early Morning at 05.30am, Drive to Senaru village - take 2 hrs, fetch porter, having breakfast then start the beginning of challenging 7 hrs day. We walk through pristine real rain forest, with tremendous opportunities for viewing wildlife. Camp make on the crater of Senaru (first Rim).
(The way here simple goes straight up and by time you a stagger into base camp 2 in time for lunch (from the Senaru village to base camp 2 take around 3 hrs). You are drenched with sweat, but after hearty bowl of mountain soup prepare by porters, you raring to go again.
Its about 2 hrs we are in base camp 3, than continue to the crater for overnight.
Day 02: Rim I – Senaru Village - Kuta Lombok
Early morning, while you have morning breakfast you can enjoy sunrise, morning view, then at 8 am we start for descent to Senaru village and your transport back to the hotel is ready for driving you. Before 5 p.m. you already in your hotel.
Recommended items to bring:
1. Suitable walking shoes / warm clothing / wind breaker / rain coat
2. Gloves / extra socks / Small towel / hat / tissue paper
3. High energy food (chocolates, nuts, raisins)
4. Headache tablets / lip gloss / deep heat lotion (Sun block) / plasters
5. Torch light / walking stick / waterproof bag for camera
6. 2 or 3 T-shirt / long trouser / short / swim cloth