Hiking Mt. Rinjani can be done from several official climbing routes such as Sembalun, Senaru and also from the latest Rinjani trek route is Timbanuh village, Pringgasela sub district in East Lombok regency.
Timbanuh Village is the nearest route to climb to Rinjani mountain if you come from Central Lombok Praya Airport or from West Lombok Ferry Port.
Climbing Mount Rinjani through this route will pass through dense forests like the Senaru line, cross the clear river and also will pass through savanna fields full of edelweiss flowers before arriving at Timbanuh Pelawangan.
Climbing through this route can climb to the top of Mount Rinjani to 3450 meters above sea level or commonly called the southern peak and also to the lake Segara Anak and to Mount Baru Jari. Travel time from Timbanuh to pelawangan approximately 7 hours normal journey.
The Timba Nuh route is the latest route which is now available public facilities for mountain climbers such as guard posts in Jati village Timbanuh and a local government homestay, post (selter) in some places until the Timbanuh pelawangan already available.
To stay overnight in Timbanuh village can contact the residents around Guard Post in Dusun Jati village Timba Nuh or stay at Wisma Pemda located not far from the entrance to Mount Rinjani National Park.