RINJANI FUN TREKKING is an authentic and reliable Mount Rinjani trekking organizer established by experienced hiking Rinjani guides. All of our Mt Rinjani Trek team members are familiar with nature of Mount Rinjani National Park and all having grown up in the Mount Rinjani Lombok Indonesia.
We strive to instill respect for this sacred mountain area and we take pride in doing our part to preserve its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage.
Mount Rinjani National Park
The Mount Rinjani National park is popular for mountain hiking, trekking and represents an important nature reserve and water catchement area. The park is officially 41,330 hectares within the park boundaries and includes a further 66,000 hectares of protected forest outside. The mountain and its satellites form the Mount Rinjani National Park (Taman Nasional Gunung Rinjani). In 2008, the Indonesian government proposed to UNESCO that Mount Rinjani be one of the world’s official geoparks. If this was approved by UNESCO, Mount Rinjani would become the first such geological park in Indonesia.
Mount Rinjani has obtained the World Legacy Award from Conservation International and Traveller (2004), and was a finalist for Tourism for Tomorrow Awards (2005 and 2008) from the World Travel Tourism Council (WTTC).
Mount Rinjani Lombok or Gunung Rinjani is an active volcano in Indonesia on the island of Lombok. Administratively the mountain is in the Regency of North Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara Indonesian It rises to 3,726 metres (12,224 ft), making it the second highest volcano in Indonesia.
On the top of the volcano is a 6-by-8.5-kilometre caldera, which is filled partially by the crater lake known as Segara Anak or Anak Laut (Child of the Sea) due to blue color of water lake as Laut (Sea). This lake is approximately 2,000 metres (6,600 ft) above sea level and estimated to be about 200 metres (660 ft) deep, the caldera also contains hot springs. Sasak tribe and Hindu people assume the lake and the mount are sacred and some religion activities are occasionally done in the two areas.
Best Time Hiking Rinjani Mountain
Rinjani is best trekking during the April-November dry season. The trekking trails are generally closed during the rainy season. In recent years the early months of the ‘dry season’ have become more prone to rain and you should be prepared to encounter heavy rain and low visibility with slippery tracks underfoot at any time, particularly in the afternoon.
It gets very cold on the mountain above 2,000 m and nears freezing at the summit. Warm clothing is an absolute must.
Favorite Mount Rinjani Trek program for beginner.
- Mount Rinjani Trekking 2 Days 1 Night via Senaru to crater rim Senaru, Volcano views and ending at Senaru village.
- Rinjani Lombok Hiking 4 days 3 nights to Crater rim Sembalun, Summit, lake, hot spring, Crater rim Senaru, and finish at Senaru village.
The program above is suitable for beginner trekkers.
Mount Rinjani Trekking Ascent Routes
Serious trekkers should explore the options of staying on the mountain for 3 nights or more with a planned trek that takes in the crater rim, down to the lake shore, the absolute summit and more. Such treks normally start in either Senaru or Sembalun however in the last couple of years some other routes have opened including the Benang Stokel, Timbanuh and Torean routes. read more
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