Mount Rinjani Trek Centre Information

Welcome to Mount Rinjani Trek Centre website, providing information the Mount Rinjani National Park and all related trekking activities, prepare the Rinjani Trekking packages with complete facilities, reasonable prices and supported by professional and experienced the Local Senaru Trekking organizer, guides and porters.

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As the Indonesian second highest volcano at 3.726m, it is hardly surprising that trekking tours to the magnificent Mount Rinjani summit and the Segara Anak Lake are in demand. Mount Rinjani trek offers sweeping most spectacular views of Bali and Sumbawa islands and the Segara Anak lake with new volcano Gunung Baru Jari. You have two routes to choose from on one of our Trekking packages : Rinjani Trekking via Senaru or Sembalun, each offering something different, unique and challenge.

Mount Rinjani National Park

The park covers an area of 41,330 ha on the northern part of Lombok. Named after Indonesia’s second highest volcanic peak outside of West Papua, the peak of Gunung Rinjani (3,726m) dominates the landscape. Within the crater is the spectacular Segara Anak lake and the still-active volcano Gunung Baru (2,363m). It is surrounded by a further 66,000 ha of Protection Forest and covers the four administrative district of West, East, north and Central Lombok. The park ecosystem is in the transitional zone between Asia and Australia (Wallace zone). Average rainfall is about 3,000 mm annually. Gunung Rinjani is rich in a variety of flora, fauna and vegetation types. On the south western side of the mountain is the most eastern extent of primary rainforest in Nusa Tenggara. This gives way to monsoon forest and drier climate in the east, and savannah in the north east. Notable flora includes the everlasting edelweiss flower (Anopheles viscid), tiger orchid (Vanda sp.), alang-alang grass (Imperata cylindrical), cemara trees (Casuarinas trifoliate and Casuarinas occidental).

Mt. Rinjani, one of the over 40 National Parks throughout Indonesia, was established in 1997. It is valued and protected for its spiritual as well as natural values, and is worshipped by thousands of Balinese as well as Sasak pilgrims. Hot springs near the crater lake are sought after for their healing powers. Over 20 villages surround Rinjani and there are many routes up the mountain, but the main access is from Senaru in the north and Sembalun Lawang to the east. The challenging three-day Rinjani Trek route from Senaru to the crater rim (Plawangan), down to the stunning crater lake then on to Sembalun, is considered one of the best treks in South East Asia. Those heading for the summit usually prefer to start in Sembalun.

The village of Senaru and Sembalun is the main gateway to Gunung Rinjani National Park, the most popular start point for the three day Rinjani Trekking up Indonesia’s second highest volcanic peak (3,726m). For the people of Lombok, Sasak and Balinese alike, the volcano is revered as a sacred place and the abode of gods. Within the spectacular crater, the Segara Anak Lake is the destination of many pilgrims who place offerings in the water and bathe away disease in the nearby hot springs. Developed with New Zealand Government assistance since 1999, the Rinjani Trek Centre embodies under one roof (satu atap) the unique partnership of the National Park, tourism industry and local communities that has been forged to manage and protect the Rinjani mountain environment.

The Rinjani mountain is the second highest peak active volcano in Indonesia and absolutely a challenging mountain walk and you must be prepared with good equipment, warm and windproof clothing if you want to make adventure trekking to the summit of rinjani mountain 3726 m. Trekking to Rinjani mountain lombok Indonesia can attract severe storms, lightening and strong winds. When the weather is settled, the sun is intense and the nights frosty. Parts of the trail are steep and slippery.

Beware of bad weather and risks of exposure to the wet and cold (hypothermia). If caught in an electrical storm, take shelter and avoid prominent ridges. Beware of snakes, and stinging insects and plants. Leeches can be a nuisance in the wet season.

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The best time to hike Mt Rinjani

Mount Rinjani is near the equator so it’s not really affected by the seasons. There are two seasons, Rainy season December – March where paths can be slippery and Dry season April – November the best time to go. The other thing to bear in mind is you’ll be heading to the summit in the early morning, so you will reach the summit at sunrise time, when the amazing view from the sunrise.

Why with Rinjani Trek Centre?

1. We’ve taken over 250 travelers up Mount Rinjani every year.
2. We organize everything : trekking equipment, foods and drinks, guide, porter, transportation, accommodation, including park fees which are included in the price.
3. You’re in safe hands, Rinjani Trek Centre a local Senaru Trekking company and all our team of guides and porters were born and grew up in Mount Rinjani National Park area certainly know better.
4. You can pre enquiry to contact us via phone or email for information Rinjani trekking guide to help you to preparation your planing to trekking Rinjani.
5. Each trek is fully supported by a team of Local porters and Guide with experienced and licensed. All trekking equipment, foods and water will be carried by the porters, you only carry your own with small day pack.
6. We’ve been running Mount Rinjani Trekking Organizer for over 20 years.

Please contact us for more information and thank you for visiting our website.
Rinjani Trek Centre
Jalan Pariwisata Senaru Bayan North Lombok
West Nusa Tenggara – Indonesia 83354
Mobile1: (+62) 081 907 411 211
Mobile2: (+62) 085 238 048 926
E-maIL : rinjanitrekcentre@gmail.com