Pick up point - Senaru Village

Leaving from senggigi at 5.00 am, drive further to Senaru and have breakfast.
At 08.00 depart for trekking to post 2. We need about 4 hours and we will have lunch in post 2. From post 2 we go further on to Pelawangan (Senaru) about 8 hours. Have dinner and stay overnight here.

Post 2 - Senaru - Senggigi

Have breakfast and get ready. At 07.00 leaving to post 2 and we need about 3,5 hours and have lunch here. From post 2 we go further on to Senaru we need about 3,5 hours. Senaru and back to Senggigi about 2,5 hours.

The trail from Senaru to the rim is shade and passing the jungle. A lot of trees root that we need to pass by. The hardest point about 1 hours before rim.


Location Senaru, Lombok Utara
Natural Surroundings Natural Surroundings Village Village

What To Bring?

  • Trekking Cloth
  • Long and Short Pants
  • Trekking Shoes
  • Shocks
  • Jacket
  • Hand Gloves
  • Flash and Head Light
  • Hat
  • Sun Screen
  • Rain Coat
  • Changing Cloth
  • Stick
  • Personal Medicine and needs.

The different of Route between Sembalun Lawang and Senaru

Why Sembalun Lawang :

  1. Trekking point is harder because it is more steeply, hotter (less
  2. shade), and dusty
  3. View point on the way : open view of villages and savana
  4. View point at the rim camp area : apart of the lake view, the new volcano can not be seen clearly
  5. View point at the crater : we couldn't see the pick of Mt Rinjani
  6. temperature at camp area : lower thansenaru(colder)
  7. benefit : we could reach the pick of the mountain on the second day

Why Senaru:

  1. trekking point : rain forest. About 1 hour reach the rim, we will pass the most difficult point (walk through the magma stone and sand dune)
  2. best view point for seeing open view of lake, new volcano from the foot
  3. till the pick,and marvelous sunset.
  4. Needs more energy to reach the pick