Rinjani Trekking To Crater Rim

Trip Highlights

  • Watching the ever-changing scenery as you ascend and descend Mount Rinjani
  • Mount Rinjani Sunrise, with a spectacular view of Segara Anak Lake
  • Gili islands, Bali’s Mount Agung stretching far below
  • The Crater Rim Senaru located on 2726 above sea level


Mount Rinjani Trekking to Crater Rim is good for Family or Beginner Trekkers.

This trekking trip route recommended to those who have a short time, beginner trekkers, and family. Trekking to Mount Rinjani’s crater Rim gives you an amazing experience. Your climbing starts from Senaru and Ending in Senaru, West slope of Mount Rinjani National Park, this route shows a spectacular view of Segara Anak Lake and mount Baru Jari which is located on the volcano crater.

This gentle trek is good for beginners, or families with children (minimum 9 years old). Tour can leave on any day except weather conditions do not permit. Mount Rinjani’s crater Rim trek can do in 2 Days 1 night.

The trip package is a fully organized combination of adventure, leisure, ecotourism, and safety. We organized the Rinjani trekking trip for individual and at small group maximum of 10 persons to maximize service and safety for all participants, also we provide you comfortable trekking gears for your convenience trekking trip. See our own trekking gears (what you see is what you get).

Rinjani Pre Treks Preparation
We highly recommended you have an travel insurance and exercise before the trip start, at least you do walk 5 kilometers in a day at home, or joint with the fitness center at your home.

Guide & Porters
We hire only professional mountain guide and porters from the nearest villages in the area of Rinjani National Park who has pass the guiding and handling test and hold a valid guide license. Adventure Lombok Tour Company is keen to develop the Eco Tourism Concept, giving as much as benefit to the local community to improve their standard of living.

About the Trek
You will encounter steep ascents and descents on a fairly good system of tracks whilst on the trek. A good level of fitness is required. Please contact us if you would like some suggestions in relation to pre-trip training or if you are concerned about your fitness level.

All meals will be prepared by your guide and porters on open fires and fuel stoves. Your porters will exhibit super human strength in getting all your camping gear up the mountain and is a constant source of amazement to trekkers! Expect traditional Indonesian style rice-based meals. The meals are excellent relative to what you might expect on a typical western style commercial trek. The staff takes great pride in their cooking skills and presentation of your meal. Any offers to help are welcome but not expected.

All your camping gear is supplied but if you want to take your own light weight sleeping bag or sleeping mat that’s fine. This can be arranged at your pre-trip briefing in Senggigi Beach [our office]. Most trekkers will carry a small pack or day pack with personal items such as clothes, toiletries, and photography gear. Keep the gear to a minimum and don’t take anything up the mountain that you don’t have to!

Trip Itinerary

Day 1. Hotel – Base Camp I, II & III – Senaru Crater Rim

Pick up from your hotel at 6 am, by Air Conditioned vehicle to Senaru (601m), arriving at Senaru village at 8 am we`ll give you a quick light breakfast. After register at the park ranger office then at 8.45 am we start to walk. The first hours of the trek climb steadily through thick tropical forest rich in flora, birdlife, and variety of butterflies. You might see orchid, the long-tailed grey macaque monkey Kera and, if lucky, the rare black ebony leaf monkey, known locally as lutung. Rusa ( deer ) are forest dwellers that are occasionally seen along the trek trail. The smaller barking deer or Kijang has an alarm call with a distinct dog-like bark. Rest stops are taken along the way and in pos 2 Montong Satas shelter (1,500 m) where village stories and local legends are related by your guide. Features include the banyan tree Bunut Ngengkang that looks like someone standing with their legs apart and the Batu Penyesalan stone. Depending on your preference and weather conditions, the night’s camps are made either in the forest at post 3 Mondokan Lolak (2000 m) after about five hours climb from Senaru, or continue the ascent for another couple of hours through grassy meadows to Pelawangan 1 Senaru crater rim at 2641 m. from the crater rim are sweeping views across the lake Segara Anak lake (2000 m) to the summit of Mt.Rinjani. within the crater, Mt Baru (2,351 m) is an active, last erupting dramatically in 1994.on a clear evening the Gili Isles, Bali, and Mt.Agung can be seen to the west.

Day 2. Senaru Crater Rim – Base Cam III-II & I- Senaru – Senggigi / Gili Island harbor

Sunrise at the crater rim is memorable on your day 2, enjoyed after a pre-dawn two hours climb for those camping at Pos 3 Mondokan Lolak. After enjoying the view., descend down the trail down to Senaru village through first grassland then back into the shade of the tropical forest. After about seven hours from the rim, the trek ends at Rinjani Trek Centre at the road head in Senaru and transfer back to your hotel by our private car.

What To Bring During The Trip

During the trek, you will just have to carry your small day pack with essential items such as sunglasses, sunscreen, water(provided by us), T-Shirt, Warm cloth, etc. Porters are employed to carry the rest of your gear on the trek. Please keep this to a minimum while on the trek. For more information about Items to carry

  • Medical Kit
  • The comfortable Well located Camping area
  • Expert Bilingual Local Guide and porter
  • Entrance fee USD 17 / person
  • 2 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 Dinner, snack, fruits, and unlimited drinking water.
  • Round Trip Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tents, Air bed / Sleeping mats, sleeping bags, cooking equipment while camping. see our camping gears


  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, postage, alcoholic beverages, etc
  • Meals before and after the trek
  • Domestic and international flights
  • Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
  • Visa fee
  • Departure Taxes
  • Tips and Gratitudes