Mount Rinjani Lombok Tourism

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Mount Rinjani Lombok

Mount Rinjani is a mountain located on the island of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. Mountain which is the second highest volcano in Indonesia with an altitude of 3726 m above sea level and lies in latitude 8 º 25 'latitude and 116 º 28' BT is a favorite for mountain climbers Indonesia for its beautiful scenery. This mountain is part of the Mount Rinjani National Park which has an area of about 41,330 ha and this will be proposed the addition to be 76 000 ha to the west and east.

Administratively, the mountain is located in the territory of three districts: East Lombok, Central Lombok and West Lombok.


Mount Rinjani with the highest point 3726 m above sea level, dominating most of the views of the northern island of Lombok.
In the west there Rinjani caldera cone with an area of ​​approximately 3500 m × 4800 m, extending west to the east you. In this there is Segara Anak caldera (ocean = sea, lake) area of ​​11 million sq m with a depth of 230 m. The water that flows from this lake to form a very beautiful waterfall, flowing through a steep ravine.

In Segara Anak there are many carp and tilapia so often used for fishing. The southern part of this lake called Segara Endut.

On the east side of the caldera there are New Mountain (or Mount Barujari) which has a crater measuring 170m × 200 m with a height of 2296-2376 m above sea level. This small mountain last active / erupted from the date of May 2, 2009 and throughout May, having previously also erupted in 2004.

[2] [3] If the eruption in 2004 no casualties, the 2009 eruption has not directly claimed the lives of 31 people, a flash flood on the crowing (River) Tanggek urging of lava into the Segara Anak. [4] Previously, Mount Barujari ever recorded erupted in 1944 (and establishment), 1966, and 1994. In addition to Mount Barujari there are other craters has erupted, called Mount Group.


Mount Rinjani is located on the island of Lombok, To get to Mount Rinjani, you can use a direct bus from Jakarta to Mataram, after arriving in Mataram you're heading to the village Sembalun or can also use the vehicle to the village Senaru setempat.atau using the flight from Jakarta, Surabaya and Denpasar headed to the airport Selaparang Mataram - Lombok.

Rinjani has panaroma best among the mountains in Indonesia. Each year (June-August) are frequently visited by nature lovers from local residents, students, lovers of nature. Temperatures average around 20 ° C; low as 12 ° C. Strong winds are common at the peak in August. In addition to the peak, the place is frequented Segara Anakan, a lake situated at an altitude of 2.000m above sea level. To reach this location we can climb from the village Senaru or Sembalun Lawang village (two nearest entry point at an altitude of 600m asl and 1.150m above sea level).

Most climbers start climbing from the climbing route and end Sembalun in Senaru, it can save 700m altitude. Sembalun route is rather long but flat, and the weather is hotter because it is through the scorching savannas (cold temperatures, but direct solar radiation burning the skin). cream shading is highly recommended.

From Route Senaru slope without a pause, but soft because of the weather through the forest. Of the two locations takes about 7 hours walking toward the lip ridge at an altitude of 2.641m asl (arriving in Plawangan Senaru or Plawangan Sembalun). In place of this view of the lake, or to the outside is very nice. From Plawangan Senaru (if it rises from the direction of Senaru) down to the lake through a steep wall to a height of 2000 masl), which can be reached in 2 hours. In the lake we can camping, fishing (Carper, Oreochromis mossambicus) are aplenty.

Residents have a tradition of visiting Lombok pups soon to soak in hot tubs and fishing. To reach the top (of the lake) have to walk up the west wall and climb the 700m-high ridge height 1.000m to be taken within two hours of stage 3 and 4 hours. The first stage towards Plawangan Sembalun, the last camp to wait for the morning. Summit attack is usually done at 3 am to find the beautiful moments - sunrise at the top of Rinjani. The journey to the summit quite tolerable; for climbing on the lip of the crater with a margin of safety is mediocre. Terrain of sand, rock, soil. Final height of 200 meters must be taken with great difficulty, because one step forward followed by half a step down (fallen rocks gravel). Create a highlander - this place the most challenging and unpaid preferred because of the rough terrain with beautiful natural scenery. Mount Agung in Bali, Mount Ijen-Merapi in Banyuwangi and Mount Tambora on Sumbawa clearly visible when the weather is nice in the morning. To climb Rinjani unnecessary tools, enough stamina, patience and "passion".

The entire trip can be achieved in the course of three days and two nights, or if you want to see two other objects: Cave Milk and New Finger mountain (Mount Rinjani child with a new crater in the middle of the lake) need an additional two-day trip. Logistical preparation is necessary, but fortunately everything can be obtained in a nearby village. Tent, sleeping bag, eating utensils, food and what is needed (including radio communications) can be rented from the homestay, homestay in the village Senaru mushroomed.


Mount Rinjani is located in the north of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, which is the third highest volcano in Indonesia that is included in the seven sumit Indonesia. Altitude of the peak of Mount Rinjani is only surpassed by the Carstensz Pyramid in Papua and Mount Kerinci in Sumatra.

Mount Rinjani is not only known by the citizens of Indonesia, but also known by foreign tourists. Every year thousands of registered foreign and domestic tourist who climbed the mountain altitude is 3726 m above sea level.


Mount Rinjani is renowned as one of the mountain in Indonesia with the landscape and stunning beauty. During the journey, you'll pass through tropical forests that once in a while you will be able to see the apparition of wild monkeys on the roadside. Vegetable plantation and green canyon scenery inhabited by traditional Sasak tribe stretched. With the charm of this kind, Mount Rinjani is the target of adventure lovers in the wild, both domestic and foreign climbers.

Some locations / attractions to visit:

1.Puncak Mount Rinjani mountain climbing, camping and enjoy the natural panorama of the island of Lombok.

2.Danau Segara Anak, Sebau and Mount New

Segara Anak lake (2008 m asl) where the water smelled of sulfur, the temperature differs from one place to another. Lake area is approximately 1,100 acres, a depth of between 160-230 meters. In the middle of this lake appears a new volcanic mountain that is still active and growing of the call with the New Mount fingers.

New Mountain finger is the name of the new mountain that appears in the midst of the child immediately. And people - people around him believe that the new mountain Rinjani mountain is the center and therefore when a new volcanic eruption would not harm people unless chili eruptions from Mount Rinjani summit. People say that in 1994 a new volcanic eruption caused by the anger of the spirits who are building something because the stones that erupted were not placed properly at the foot of the mountain of new.

3. Cave

There are three of the most famous caves such as cave milk, paying cave, and cave beads. Goa milk is the ideal place for meditation place. People with dirty minds and evil will have difficulty with sendirnya enter this cave in which this cave has a narrow entrance, but only people who are clean who could easily enter. Didalan cave water dripping from the tip of the rock which looks like a nipple, so people say the water in the cave it was very different. Inside the cave was hot milk and lots of smoke that looks like smoke kitchen to be the ones to call it steam or hot house, and also people sometimes call it the place to rentogent / laser beam.

Strawberry 4.Local tanamanm this type grow along the road to Rinjani, thorny plants like roses and red fruits aseperti strawwbery sediokit sweet and sour taste and is also good to eat when the climbers felt hunger or thirst.

5. Otakkokoq and Yellow Flower. Hot water bath that smells of sulfur for the treatment of (a skin) and waterfalls.

6. Cultural attractions outside the Park include; War Topat Ciwaratri in December and in January in Mataram.
The best visiting season: August / December each year.

How to reach the location:

Mataram - Selong - Sambelia - Sembalun Lawang (140 miles) about 4.5 hours by car. When you walk to the lake takes time for 9 hours (25 miles). Mataram - Bayan - Senaru (82 miles) around 2.5 hours, walking to the lake for 9 hours (25 miles). Mataram - Bayan - Torean (85 miles) around 2.5 hours, walking to the lake for 7.5 hours. Mataram - Masbagik - Kutaradja - Tetebatu (60 miles) around 1.5 hours, walking into Otakkokoq for 30 minutes.

Appointed Minister of Forestry, 40,000 hectares wide No.448/Kpts-II/90 SK Defined: Minister of Forestry, SK No.280/Kpts-II/1997 Area: 41,330 hectares Location: Regency. West Lombok, East Lombok and East Lombok, Prop. West Nusa Tenggara Average Rainfall: 2,000 mm / year Altitude: 550-3726 m asl Geographical location: 8 ° 18 '- 8
· 33 'S, 116 ° 18' - 116 ° 32 'E

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