Sembalun is the main route and fastest trek to climb the peak of Mount Rinjani and Lake Segara Anak, starting from Sembalun is the best choice for you to reach the summit of Rinjani 3,726 meters before continue to the lake Segara Anak.
The journey can continue down to Segara Anak lake and back to Sembalun or up to Plawangan Senaru and down to Senaru.
From Segara Anak lake, you can also go straight down to Torean village in North Lombok.
The journey starts from the trekking gate at Sembalun 1200 masl to post III 1800 masl, the track is relatively not too heavy, many tracks are flat and not too uphill.
From Post-III the track is more challenging, known as the hill of regret to Plawangan Sembalun (summit campsite) which is 2,639 meters above sea level.
|4.||Post-III||Plawangan Sembalun||3 hours|
|5.||Plawangan Sembalun||Summit||3 hours|
|6.||Summit||Plawangan Sembalun||1,5 hours|
|7.||Plawangan Sembalun||Lake||2-3 hours|
|8.||Lake||Plawangan Senaru||2-3 hours|
|9.||Plawangan Senaru||Senaru||5-6 hours|
Trek program options from Sembalun village:
One day trek to summit Rinjani
2 Days / 1 Night to the top of Rinjani back to Sembalun
3 Days / 2 Nights to the top, Lake, Senaru Rim and finish at Senaru
4 Days / 3 Nights to the top, Lake, Senaru Rim and finish at Senaru village
4 Days / 3 Nights to the top, lake, Cave, Plawangn Torean and finish at Torean.
One Day to the top of Mount Rinjani:
This is specifically for experienced climbers and has the excellent physical ability, able to walk up and down for 12 hours, starting from Sembalun usually midnight at 00.00 and immediately to Plawangan Sembalun, Top Rinjani 3726m and back to Sembalun.
Trekking 2 days 1 night to Plawangan Sembalun and Rinjani peak
Program 2 days 1 night to Plawangan Sembalun and Rinjani peak for you who have excellent physical abilities and are able to walk every day for 9 hours. Start from Sembalun village 1,100 meters, go straight to the field at an altitude of 2,639 meters above sea level, and camping here.
On the second day at 3.00 am start the climb to the Rinjani peak then returned to the campsite on Plawangan Sembalun then straight down to the Sembalun village.
Climbing Rinjani 3 days 2 nights Summit, Lake and Plawangan Senaru
This is the most chosen by climbers from abroad because visit all tourist attractions on Mount Rinjani within 3 days.
Start from Sembalun village, go straight to Sembalun crater rim, second-day climb to the top, descend to the lake, and visit the hot water. Camp by the lakeside or directly hike to Senaru crater rim and overnight. The third day straight down to Senaru village.
This requires an excellent physique to be able to walk up and down 3 days with an average per day of about 8.5 hours.
Trekking Mount Rinjani 4 days 3 nights Summit, lake, and Plawangan Senaru
This program is most popular because it visits all tourist attractions on Mount Rinjani and with a travel time of 4 days you can enjoy the beauty of Mount Rinjani.
In this program, you will spend the night at the Plawangan Sembalun, lake, Senaru Crater Rim, and then descend to Senaru village with an average walking time of 6 hours per day, and this tour is suitable for beginner climbers.
Trekking 4 days 3 nights, Summit, Lake, Hot Springs, Cave, and Plawangan Torean
This program is a new program that provides many challenges and more experiences compared to other programs because besides you climbing to the top of Rinjani, bathing in hot water you will pass a lot of Caves and waterfalls along the way down from the Lake to Torean.