The Ultimate Mount Rinjani Trek Guide: 4 Days, 3 Nights!

The Ultimate Mount Rinjani Trek Guide: 4 Days, 3 Nights!

Mount Rinjani Trekking 4-day, 3-night trip to Mount Rinjani is a popular option for those interested in hiking and climbing the volcano. The trip typically begins with a drive from the city of Sembalun to the starting point for the hike, which is located at an elevation of 1,150 meters (3,773 feet) above sea level. From there, hikers will begin the ascent up the mountain, passing through a variety of different landscapes, including forests, grasslands, and sandy slopes. Along the way, they will have the opportunity to see stunning views of the surrounding area and take in the fresh mountain air.

This trekking will suit hikers who enjoy:
  • peace and quiet situation on mountain
  • open landscapes and big views from the top
  • Soak in natural Hot spring
  • Swim at Segara Anak Lake
  • Amazing view with green valley and river from camping spot

All about Rinjani mountain

According to the Indonesian Volcanology site, Mount Rinjani is the third highest mountain after Puncak Jaya Wijaya and Mount Kerinci in Java, with a landscape that invites many tourists to want to climb Rinjani. And in fact the number of climbers for the 2022 period is increasing.

Mount rinjani 4 day 3 night

Volcano which is located at an altitude of 2000 meters is surrounded by a crater filled with water of lake Segara Anak, a few dozen meters from the side of the lake facing north there are several hot water pools that come out of active rock, on the east side of the mountain slopes are dominated by weeds and the other side is heavy overgrown by forest with medium canopy cover.

Rinjani Trekking 4 day 3 night-Difficulty of the hike

To discover Mount Rinjani is bodily demanding, the steep climb makes mountaineering very excessive on all sides, with a whole distance of 33 km. in summer season the terrain is dry and slippery at some points, as properly as in the wet season muddy roads are regularly determined alongside the way up and down the mountain.

Warning: the trekking route through torean is quite narrow, be careful on hiking and always watch on where you step on it.

rinjani via torean

Rinjani 4d3n The route overview

The route throughout Rinjani is very complex, starting from the ground, sandy and rocky so you have to prepare trekking equipment especially shoes, shoes have a very important role for the success of your trekking. The journey will start from the east route, which is precisely in Sembalun village and end on the west side in torean village

rinjani 4 day 3 night

Rinjani 4d3n – What to wear and what to bring during trekking

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

Other pro tips

Make sure you choose a good trekking organizer, because they definitely have a team such as expert guides and porters for your comfort and safety during climbing, Rinjaniism is one of them if you intend to use our services, then we will make sure you will be with the best team to climb Rinjani , a team called black cobra is ready to accompany you during the climb.


Trekking Rinjani 4 Day 3 Night itinerary

Day 1. Pick up at your arrival point

Our driver will pick you up at Lombok International Airport or any other area in Lombok, transfer direct to Senaru Village. From airport will take about 3 hours to get to Senaru Village. Check in at Home Stay. If still enough time you can have a Senaru waterfall tour. Senaru’s best known attraction is the Sendang Gila waterfall which attracts many thousands of Indonesian and foreign visitors annually.

Located at about 600m above sea level, the waterfall is an easy 20 minutes’ walk down a graded trail and steps from Senaru Village, a pleasant alternative return route winds along the edge of the steep valley, following the irrigation canal. For the more adventurous, Senaru’s “second waterfall” Tiu Kelep is another hour’s walk upriver from Sendang Gila. The scramble over rocks through the tropical forest is rewarded by the beauty of the waterfall and a swim in its deep pool.

(NOTE: Waterfall Tour is not included)

Day 2 Hiking up

Our driver will pick you up at hotel lobby at 07.00 AM (After Breakfast then transfer to Sembalun Village. Before start trekking, you are mandatory to do final registration and scan the barcode of your Trekking Pass at Rinjani National Park Registration Office in Sembalun Lawang (1,156 m). Please make sure you already have the trekking pass, you can ask our staff or download from your dashboard; prepare your passport for verification too.

The trek at sembalun will start with the gentle ascend walking through the village, farm area and the open grassland (Savanna) used as cattle grazing by local people. You can see and enjoy the hills of Sembalun and the body of rinjani while your walking.

ATTENTION: Walking through open grassland, sun heat will rise the temperature quickly; please use sunblock and hat. Walking will be more comfortable using short than long pant.

About 2 hours from the gate, you will arrive at Post I (Rest area – Pemantauan – 1.300 masl). Less than another one hour, you will arrive at Post II (Lunch Point – Tengengean – 1.800 masl); here you will enjoy the view while having the lunch.

Post III (Rest area – Padabalong – 1.800 masl) will be about 1,5 hours walk from Post II. and need other 3 -3.5 Hours walking trough steep trail inside the cemara (pine-Casuarinas species) forest before arrive at Pelawangan (Crater Rim Sembalun) Camp area (2.639 masl). Expecting to arrive before sunset; you can enjoy sunset with a cup of coffee or tea while crew preparing your dinner.

After dinner, you can have nice sleep; reload energy for early morning (2 am) walk up before summit attack the next day.

Day 3 Summit attack, visiting hot spring and camp on edge of lake

You have to be ready at 2 am for the summit attack. It’s taken 3-3,5 Hours to climb Summit of Mt. Rinjani (3726 m). Once you get there, enjoy proud feelings of satisfaction and the amazing sunrise views across the Wallace Line to Bali, Mt. Agung and Sumbawa Island. Taking photograph about 1 hours and back descend down for for 2 hours to the camp area.

Return down the ridge passing numerous edelweiss plants (Bunga Abadi) to the camp for a well-deserved breakfast.

After breakfast you will start descend down to Segara Anak Lake. It’s taken about 2-3 Hours to the lake. you will enjoy the view of the valley and the great Mt. Sangkareang on west of Rinjani National Park. Once you get there; Porter will be preparing your lunch while guide will take you to the Hot Spring Water. Swimming and soak your body at hot springs, believed to have healing powers. Nature relaxation to bring your power and mood back for the next trip.
Lunch will be at Lake side about 12:00-13:00. Enjoy lake with the great view of active volcano (Mt. Baru) in the middle of the lake while having lunch. 

Overnight at Segara anak lake, we continue the journey next day

Day 4 Leave Lake to tontinue camp at propok valley

After having a lunch proceed to descent to provok valley distance approximately 3.5 KM on the track estimate about 3.5 hours you will be amaze with attracting landscape by green valley combine with hill and riveralong the way to the camp.

overnight at Provok Camp spot.

Day 5 Descend down to torean Village

After breakfast start descend down to torean village (601 m) for 9 km in 4 hour descent through jungle, Rest stop are taken along the way, on normal condition, lunch will be preparing on Post 1 Extra,  the trek ends at Office in Senaru, where the car is waiting to transfer you to your next destination.


  • This itinerary is a rough guide and the actual time and distance may vary depending on factors such as weather, trail conditions, and individual pace.
  • It is important to be well-prepared and properly equipped for this trek, including necessary permits, proper footwear, clothing, and camping gear.
  • Its important also to consider your own physical fitness, and to consider hiring a guide to help with the trek.

Rinjani four day trekking packages price

Rinjani 4 day trekking package rate in USD
Group Size Price/PAX
2 PAX 365 $
4 PAX 340 $
6 PAX 330 $
8 PAX 310$
10 – UP PAX 295 $

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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