2 Days / 1 Night (TOP)
This program is suitable for those who have less time but really obsessed to go to the summit.
Pick up at 05:00 am from your hotel (Mataram/Senggigi area) drive to Sembalun Lawang will take roughly 3 hours. After having breakfast and some briefing of route details your guide will arrange National park entry ticket in Rinjani Information center office of Sembalun (1156m asl) at the official gate of east Rinjani National Park. The trek will starts with the gentle ascent walking through open savannah where local people mostly use as cattle grazing. Along the trek route you will pass post 1 pemantauan (1300 m asl),Post 2 Tengengean (1500 m asl), Post 3 Pada Balong (1800 m asl). After having rest and lunch, continued the last 3,5 hours steep climb among the pine-like casuarinas species locally known as Cemara to the camp site at east pelawangan Sembalun (2639 m asl) and stay overnight.
At 03:00 AM starts for the toughest three hours trek climb to the summit (3726 m asl). After the struggle with the steep dusty and sandy route you will be rewarded amazing view of Sunrise and surrounding as far as you can see, when you reach the summit of the third highest point in Indonesia you will realize Lombok is a small island with a massive volcano. After satisfied
enjoying view and taking pictures go back down to camp site and having breakfast. After breakfast descend back down to Sembalun where the transport waiting to transfer you back to your hotel