Mount rinjani 2 day itinerary to senaru crater rim best sunset camp

Welcome to our guide to the Mount Rinjani 2D1N Senaru Crater Rim adventure. If you are looking for an unforgettable experience that will take you through stunning landscapes and offer breathtaking views, then this trekking journey is for you. Mount Rinjani, located in Lombok, Indonesia, is the second-highest volcanic peak in the country, offering an unparalleled adventure for those who are up for the challenge.

The 2D1N Senaru Crater Rim trek is a popular choice among adventure seekers, as it allows you to experience the beauty of the volcano’s landscapes and scenery in a relatively short period. During the trek, you will hike through dense forests, explore stunning waterfalls, and enjoy the stunning vistas that the area has to offer.

Rinjani trekking 2 day via Senaru trekking route is the oldest trail that lead to best Rinjani Crater rim, was first opened by the elders of the local community with the blessing of the indigenous community who inhabited the village of Senaru.

What is rinjani 2 day 1 night trekking and what might to see to experience 

The 2-day, 1-night trek to Senaru Crater Rim is a challenging yet rewarding adventure. It allows travelers to experience the dramatic landscapes and beautiful scenery of Gunung Rinjani National Park in a short 2 day 1 night timeframe. This trek is achievable for most fitness levels but still represents a genuine challenge requiring some endurance and determination.

For those with limited time, the 2-day, 1-night trek to the Crater Rim via Senaru is a perfect choice. In this article, we’ll take you on a virtual journey through this remarkable experience.

Trekking to the Senaru Crater Rim is another popular activity for visitors to Mount Rinjani, and it can be done as part of a 2-day, 1-night trip. The trek to the Senaru Crater Rim is less challenging than the trek to the summit of the mountain, and typically takes about 6 hours to complete. The Senaru Crater Rim offers beautiful views of the surrounding landscape and the crater lake below, and is a popular spot for camping and taking in the scenery. As with any trek on Mount Rinjani, it is important to be properly prepared and to hire a local guide who is familiar with the route and the conditions on the mountain.

All about Mount Rinjani 2 day hiking to crater rim and what make unique

  • The highest place in Lombok to enjoy the sunset with a warm drink. We are not camping at the top of Rinjani (3,726 meters above sea level) which is terrible, but we are sitting at 2,639 meters above sea level. It’s the best place to watch the sunset. If you like the orange color hanging in the sky and the reflection of the sea when the sun sets, don’t stress yourself trying to find a place for it. The Rinjani 2-day 1-night trekking route via Senaru is the best option for sunset lovers.
  • The situation in the camping area is relatively quiet and quiet compared to the camping spots in Rinjani Crater Rim at Senaru is quieter, quieter and cleaner.Why is it quiet, it doesn’t mean that this place is not liked by climbers, but we are grateful that this place is protected from crowds, most of the climbers take the east route and get off the torean route
  • The Unique Flora and Fauna at Mount Rinjani >> The unique flora and fauna found in the Mount Rinjani region add to the overall experience of the trek. The flora includes a variety of trees such as Adenium, Wild Orchids, and Cemara trees while the fauna consists of wild boars, bird species, and monkeys. These species add life to the surroundings and help us appreciate the beauty of the natural environment.
    Overall, Mount Rinjani is the ultimate paradise for trekkers who are willing to embark on a challenging journey and experience nature’s wonders. Its majestic beauty and unique landscapes will leave us with an unforgettable experience, and a deeper appreciation for the natural world.
  • Complete view
    As I said above, you can see the vast Segara Anak Lake with an active volcano emitting smoke in the middle, on the banks of the lake surrounded by mountains that are as strong as a mountain within a mountain.Beautiful sunset views in the afternoon if it’s a clear day, besides that you can see the shadows of the Bali mountains in the distance. Not only that, if you want to see the sunrise, you can climb to the top of Mount Sangkareang, which is only 1 hour hiking up from the base camp.


Mount rinjani 2 day sunset view

How To Get Experince Rinjani 2 day 1 night on  Best Crater Rim of Mount Rinjani

Day 1: Getting Started

If you are already in Indonesia, please visit Lombok Island, and once you are in Lombok you can contact us via contact representative on Number +6283166547475 and we will pick you up at the location where you are in the Lombok area.

Your adventure begins in the village of Senaru, a charming gateway to the Rinjani National Park. Senaru is located on the northern slope of Mount Rinjani. You’ll meet your guide and porters here, who will be your companions and support throughout the trek.

It is highly recommended to book Accommodation located in Senaru before day hike to avoid a long journey on the day of the hike. You can rest and get to meet and acquaint yourself with the guide directly. In addition to serving as the gateway to the trek, in the village, you can explore tourist attractions such as the Sindang Gila waterfall and Tiu Kelep waterfall, both of which are sourced from Mount Rinjani.

If you don’t know where is Senaru this google map will guide you to find precisely

Day 2: trekking from senaru gate to crater rim

The first part of the trek takes you through lush rainforests filled with exotic flora and fauna and may even encounter macaque monkeys. The Senaru route offers a gentle ascent, allowing you to acclimate to the altitude gradually for 6 hour.

Camp for the night is set at Plawangan Senaru, the Crater Rim. As you reach the campsite, be prepared for a chilly evening, as temperatures drop at this altitude. However, the view of the Segara Anak Lake, active volcano and the distant island of Bali beneath the starlit sky makes it all worth it. You are not descent to lake, the lake is far beneath your site.

Senaru crater rim also offers best spot for sunset experience, im clear day

There another tour option that you can considering to get experience as this tour that are full day trekking to crater rim and climbing to setampol summit 3100 meters above sea level.

Day 3 Back to senaru

If you hike up is mandatory to hike back down , after breakfast at base camp, Descending back to Senaru as previous route, you’ll pack your belongings and begin your trek back to Senaru village. The return journey allows you to appreciate the incredible biodiversity of the rainforest once more. The turn back also 5 hours descent

Difficulty of the hike Rinjani 2D1N to Sangkareang crater rim

The hike to base camp is moderate to difficult one but you’ll be able to do it if you have at least an average level of fitness.

Can be climbed by novice climbers, because it is not a tiring path as to the top.

If you ask whether climbing to the top of Rinjani is difficult? Yes, 1000% difficult, I have been climbing to the top for 7 years and have climbed it hundreds of times, one honest word is very tiring, therefore I suggest if you want to climb to Rinjani to see the complete view of rinjani without having to bother and hike for 3 days, these hiking option is the best

The hike on first day takes between 4 to 6 hours depending on your pace. 4 hours walk under shade of jungle and last 2 hours climbing open grassy hill. Some part are quite steep so go slow and be sure of your footing especially when you make the return trip downhill which can quite slippery. The hike is about 7,5km in length round trip.

 Make sure not tu rush or push yourself too hard as the quick elevation to 600 meters can put a bit of strain on your body as it needs more time to adjust.

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Rinjani 2D1N to Crater rim-The route Overview

The hike up to sangkareang basecamp begins on dirt trail only in rain season, in summer walk on this path is nice, because to many shades from three to protect you. The trail is quite step at some points such as from post to post two. It is uphill the whole way.
Lunch break is usually done at post 2 (1500m), this position is very strategic for a break because the check point is half way from the total distance, you don’t have to worry about what to eat, can cook or not, what kind of food will be served, take it easy most of the porters are trained to cook safely and hygienic of course.

On grassy hill you can see clear view of, and take some beautiful photo of it, on this section it quite hard than jungle section, because you walk on sandy path and it slippery if you step on not right step, mostly average time around two hours hike up to base camp.


What to wear – Rinjani 2 day 1 night to Sangkareang crater rim

While it can get pretty cold in night time, you’ll start to feel hot as you hike, so layers of light clothing your best option.

You’ll need light layers that you can remove and carry with easy because you don’t want to be carrying around a heavy winter jacket and not end up needing it.

The only in night you need a warm cloth

Don’t worry about night cold we will prepare your camp with good tent, sleeping pad, and bag

And we suggest you to bring some bug spray, if you are want stay calm

Preparing yourself for downhill on day 2

Downhill from base camp to exit point it take 6 hours also from same trail on first day, enjoy your trip and make sure your knee in good condition, because in many case we meet, many trekker complaining going down much harder then going up.

Pro tips and information

One of the most important tips you should follow if you want to do the sangkareang tour, the hike is a pretty steep incline, which will take you a further 2641m, rest a day before do this hike by stay around accommodation around senaru village.

You should also make sure you take plenty of water with you and drink it regularly to stay hydrate.

Pro tips and information

One of the most important tips you should follow if you want to do the sangkareang tour, the hike is a pretty steep incline, which will take you a further 2641m, rest a day before do this hike by stay around accommodation around senaru village.

You should also make sure you take plenty of water with you and drink it regularly to stay hydrate.


Trekking Rinjani 2 Day 1 Night itinerary

Day 1. Arrival

The driver we have ordered will pick you up at the location where you are around Lombok island and deliver to the hotel where you book around Senaru or Sembalun village, we suggest you stay at Senaru because it will be easier for us to organize your trekking needs, meet with the guide and provide an short explanation  about climbing to rinjani

Day 2 Hiking up

Don’t miss your breakfast, because climbing on the first day requires more energy to consume body and soul, especially the soul because on the first day you need energy to connect with the rather difficult terrain of Mount Rinjani.

prepare yourself because our team will pick you up around 7.30 am and continue the journey to the starting point in Senaru village for 15 minutes using a pickup truck,

when you arrive at Senaru gate because of this recent policy implemented by the national park visitors must check their health before climbing, but don’t worry because only blood pressure is checked, then the check-in process is at the Mount Rinjani National Park office.

climbing usually at an altitude of 600 meters for 4-5 hours climbing shady hills inside jungle, and 2 hours climbing sandy hill, make sure you bring a hat or protection from the sun, such as sunblock cream is highly recommended. if you do well, you can arrive at the base camp around 4 pm, from here you can rest in the tent, and see the view of the mountain towards the peak, watch amazing sunset and wide landscape of Segara Anak crater lake.

your first night at this place, while the team (guide and porter) will prepare dinner, and provide the necessary information.

Day 3 descent to Senaru Village

yey.. we will go home

The second day is the end of the climb, you will go down the mountain through the hills and rain forest for 5 hours, make sure you have breakfast because not always climbing down is easy. in some cases sometimes people are more difficult to go down than up.

when you arrive at senaru village, our driver will pick you up at the final gate of mount rinjani national park and ready to take you to your next destination. now is the time to say goodbye to the guide and porter team, if you want to thank them then this is the right moment, like giving a tip, for example.

Thank you for visiting our website, and I hope you are interested in climbing to Rinjani to support the economy of local people who work as guides and porters.

Rinjani Two day trekking through Senaru packages price

Rinjani 2 day trekking package rate in USD
Group Size Price/PAX
2 PAX 150 $
4 PAX 140 $
6 PAX 130 $
8 PAX 120$
10 – UP PAX 100 $


What’s included in Rinjani Package Price

1. Rinjani guide, that speaks English to show you the way, help you if you needed and arrange everything during journey
2. Porter to carry all the food and equipment all the way on mountain
3. Tent
4. Mattress and sleeping bag
5. Drinking water
6. 3x hot meals per day on the mountain (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
7. Hot drink (tea and coffee)
8. Cooking equipment carried by porter to cook all the food
9. Toilet and tent for the group
10. Land transportation to and from your initial location in Lombok
11. Entrance fee for the Rinjani National Park (RTC)
12. Trek insurance

What not included in rinjani trekking package price

1. Tips to the guide and porters
2. Trekking shoes, pants and jacket
3. Head lamp
4. Other personal expenses

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