Rinjani trek to the Summit (recommended for experts)

3 days
T3 trails
Distance: 10 - 15 km per day
500 - 1000 ascent per day

> Reach the summit
> Camp next to the crater rim
> Enjoy the wonderful views from the top

The summit is now open! Join us in this fast ascent to the top of mount Rinjani. This trek to Mount Rinjani’s summit (3726 m) via Sembalun village is recommended for those who are experienced trekkers and are in good shape. Before the trek you will spend the night in Senaru. On the next day we will drive you to Sembalun. The trek starts and finishes from sembalun village. Join us in this fast trek and enjoy the sunset and the unique views for the top of this wonderful mountain!



Pick up – Senaru Village

For your convenience and security, when you arrive to Lombok Island we will pick you up from the airport, harbours and tourist attractions such as in mataram, senggigi, kuta and others. We will then take you to our office in senaru village so you can register and we can take care of other matters such as payment, directions and your preparation for the trek on the next day. We will then drive you to your hotel room in Senaru which we will arrange for you.

You can visit and enjoy the view of popular and amazing “Sindang Gile ” and “Tiu Kelep ” waterfalls if you arrive in Senaru Village at noon.

Senaru Village


Senaru - Sembalun - Sembalun Crater Rim

Duration: 06:47 h
Distance: 13.1 km
Ascent: 1510 m
Descent: 70 m
We will wake up in the morning, have breakfast, and then we will pack all our stuff. Our mountain car will take you to the start point in Sembalun. We will register at the Rinjani Information Centre in Sembalun (1,156 m) before the trek. The trail initially takes us through undulating, open grasslands, as we get deeper into the mountain. We stop at Pos 1 and Pos 2, pausing for rest breaks and snacks. At Pos 3 (1,800 m) we will make a longer break to have lunch. After lunch we will begin the steep climb up to the crater rim. We will camp at Sembalun Crater Rim (2,639 m), where we will have amazing views of the sunset, Lake Segara Anak, the summit of Mount Rinjani and Northern Lombok.

Crater Rim Sembalun


Sembalun Crater Rim - Summit - Sembalun Crater Rim - Sembalun - Transfer to next destination

Duration: 12:30 h
Distance: 21.3 km
Ascent: 1110 m
Descent: 2570 m
We will wake up at 2 am for a light breakfast before we start the challenging three hour trek to the summit (3,726 m). We will arrive in time to see the sunrise, the best time to enjoy the spectacular views. We will then return to our campsite next to the crater rim. There we will stop for a hot breakfast and a short rest before we begin our way down to Sembalun. We will stop for lunch at Pos 2 or 3. We will arrive in Sembalun in the early afternoon, from where you will be driven to your next destination.


  • Accommodation in tents

    During your trek, you will stay in tents. The crew will take care of setting up all camping equipment.

  • Meals

    This trek includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

  • Permits

    The cost of permits to enter the national park during your trek is included in the price.

  • Water

    Enough drinking water will be provided during the trip.

  • Sleeping bag and liners

    Sleeping bags and liners are provided.

  • Pick up and Drop off on Lombok

    At the begining of the trek you will be picked up at Lombok airport, at any harbour such as Lembar Harbour, Teluk Kodek Harbour, Senggigi Harbour, or at any main turistic attraction (Mataram, Senggigi, Kuta Lombok, 3 Gilis) and we will drive you in a private car to your hotel in senaru village. The next day we will drive you to the trek’s starting point. Once you finish the trek, we will drive you back to your hotel or next destination on Lombok.

  • Hotelnight in Senaru

    On the first day, you will stay overnight at a hotel in Senaru.

  • Luggage storage

    During your time in the mountain, you can leave your extra luggage in our office free of charge.


  • Traveling to and from

    This trip does not include costs for transportation (flights, bus travel, etc.) to your destination.

  • Tipping

    Gratuities for the guide are not covered by the trek's price. The amount to tip is at your discretion, yet if you've received excellent service from your guide, considering a generous tip is appreciated.

  • Travel Insurance

    Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. It is important that your travel insurance also covers adventures at a high altitude. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before your trek.

  • Personal expenses

    Personal expenses such as souvenirs, drinks at the bar and other similar expenses are your own responsibility.


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