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Mount Rinjani Trekking and Gili Island Tour

Fully organized 10 Days trekking trip to Mount Rinjani and get leisure in Gili Island after the trip

Trip Highlights

  • Mount Rinjani Summit
  • Segara Anak Lake
  • Gili Islands
  • Lombok Traditional Village

Trip Descriptions

The small island of Lombok is dominated by the spectacular Mount Rinjani (3726m), Indonesia’s second highest volcano, semi active and held in awe by the islanders who regularly ascend the steep trail to the crater rim. We follow in their footsteps completing an introductory trek and wandering the crater to appreciate the bright emerald green waters of Lake Segara Anak. We then travel by boat to the tranquil Gili Islands where we can indulge in some snorkelling or just relax on its beautiful beaches. We complete this exciting journey with a fascinating cultural tour on Lombok including the traditional weaving in Sukarara, the Pura Kalasa temple in Narmada known as Mt. Rinjani Replica’s, Mataram and the beautiful beach at the Mandalika.

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Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Lombok International Airport – Senggigi Hotel Check In

On arrival into Lombok international Airport, you will be met in the arrival hall by our staff and transferred to your accommodation at Senggigi Beach.

Day 2: Transfer To Sembalun Lawang

This morning will be at leisure. You will meet your guide late morning for a pre trip briefing before departing for the 2 – 3 hour drive to Sembalun Lawang. Lombok is dominated by Mount Rinjani, Indonesia’s 2nd highest volcano, and Sembalun Lawang, lies on its eastern slopes. Overnight in a local guesthouse.

Day 3: Trek Sembalun Lawang to Camp Pelawangan II

After breakfast, we begin our trek through open grassland to Pos II Tengengean at 1500m. After a further one hour ascent, we commence our steep climb to our camp on the crater rim at Plawangan II (2639m). Walking approx 6-8 hours.

Day 4: Summit Mount Rinjani – Descent To Segara Anak Lake

After an early morning wake-up call at around 3am, we will begin our hike to the summit of Mount Rinjani (3726m). We leave at this time to make sure we arrive at the top before sunrise, not only to experience this spectacular sight but also to have the best chance of getting clear views. It is a 3 hour steady ascent to the summit. From the summit we will watch the spectacular sunrise with views across to Bali, Mt Agung and Sumbawa, the crater lake below, and the island of Lombok stretching far below. We return to our camp for a late breakfast and continue our descent to Lake Segara Anak within the crater rim below (2000m). Walking 6-7 hours.

Day 5 : Rest Day At Segara Anak Lake

Today has been set aside for a rest day around the Lake. You will have ample time to spend the day exploring, relaxing, swimming in the cool waters of the lake or soaking in the hot, natural springs, believed to have healing powers.

Day 6: To crater rim and Descend to Senaru

After breakfast, we ascend to the crater rim at Plawangan 1 (2461m). This is a great place to enjoy the views of the lake from the other side. We then descend the long trail to Senaru Village (601m). We descend through thick tropical forests rich in flora and bird and butterfly life. On the descent, if lucky, you may spot the rare black monkey, known locally as lutung. We arrive at Senaru Village in the late afternoon and spend overnight at a local guesthouse in Senaru Village. Walking time 8-9 hours

Day 7: Transfer to Gili Air Island

This morning we drive from Senaru to Bangsal and transfer to Gili Air by boat. A short walk to our accommodation, then the afternoon at leisure to soak in the ambiance of this lovely little island. Gili Air is one of the three coral-fringed islands located off the northwest coast of Lombok, and known collectively as the ‘Gilis’. They all have superb white sandy beaches, clear water, brilliantly colored fish and accessible snorkeling and diving.

Day 8 : Gili Air Island

Today is at leisure on Gili Air Island. Gili Air is the idyllic white sand island that can easily be walked around in just a few of hours. For the active there are optional activities of diving and snorkeling or you may just wish to find a cozy hammock, relax and watch local life go by.

Day 9: Cultural and Beaches Tour

This morning we will transfer back to the main island and spend the day taking in the sights of Lombok. Lombok is a really diverse island, and during the day we will visit Sukarara, where we will see the various styles of weaving and textiles found on Lombok; the Pura Kalasa temple in Narmada; Mataram and the beautiful beach of the Mandalika area. Return to Senggigi.

Day 10 : Senggigi – Airport

Following breakfast the trip concludes. Transfers to the airport will be arranged for your outbound flights. Trip Conclude

Pick Up

Lombok International Airport

Drop Off

Lombok International Airport


  • Airport pick up and transfer
  • Way and return transfer to Rinjani National Park
  • Full AC Car on Tour
  • Experienced guide and porter on trek
  • All trekking equipment (tent, sleeping bag, airbed mattress, toilet tent and all cutlery )
  • Full board meals During the trekk
  • Unlimited water consumption on the trek
  • National park entrance fee
  • Experienced English Speaking driver and guide
  • Private Boat Charter to Gili Islands
  • Accommodation before and after trek
  • All Snorkeling Gears


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What To Bring

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! During the trek you will just have to carry your small day pack with essential items such as sunglasses, sunscreen, water etc. Porters are employed to carry the rest of your gear on the trek. Please keep this to a minimum while on the trek. the following list of items suggested to carry during the Rinjani trek:

Essential Items:

  • Day pack
  • Torch or Flashlight (preferably a head torch)
  • Sun block/lotion, hat/cap, sun glasses
  • Water bottle
  • Personal prescription medications
  • Insect repellent
  • Water proof jacket
  • Recommended to carry for Trekking:
  • High sided trek boots with good ankle support
  • Small light weight/quick dry towel
  • Max 5 T-Shirts
  • Max 2 Trek shorts
  • Long trek pants/wind proof
  • Thermal underwear (polypropylene or wool)
  • Personal hygiene products
  • Photography gears
  • Some cash for tipping the guides and porters are recommended, trekking equipment as a tip also appreciated

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