TREK SEMBALUN LAWANG ROUTE
The gate of the summit of Mount Rinjani ( 3726m asl )
Sembalun lies in the district of Aikmel, about 92 kilometers
from mataram. sembalun has beautiful scenery. The name of
sembalun comes from the word sembah and Wulun, and means "to
worship the King".
Lawang: Sembalun Lawang is set in an ancient and fertile
caldera to the east of Mt. Rinjani, the preferred access
route for summiteers. The rich soil produces high quality
market garden crops, including the famous garlic and rice,
staple of local farmers. Seismic activity is monitored daily
at the government Rinjani Volcano logy Centre.
The beautiful valley of Sembalun is also known for its hill
walks, recently restored traditional village, active
cultural performers and local weavers.
Also enquire about the local walks: the Sembalun Lawang
Village Walk, to experience the scenic beauty of the village
and the Sembalun Wildflowers Walk, a two day one night hike
to see the wildflowers at Propok in Gunung Rinjani National
The Trekking Route:
Sembalun Trek, is the path traveled by visitors,
especially by the fans trekking. Route is a gateway
Sembalun Lawang – pelawangan Sembalun takes 7 hrs and to
peak rinjani takes 3,5 hours from Plawangan.
This point is very dramatic and impressive tourist trail
you go through a savanna and desert ridge winding with a
gap on the left and right channels. This route is not
too steep, but because the field is dominated by savanna
make your trip sweating by the heat of the sun that
stung, but it will go away when you made was struck by
the beauty of desert scenery and vast forests along the
valleys and green east of Mount Rinjani, even your eyes
will be spoiled by the beauty of the strait Alas and
Sumbawa Island in the distance.
Climbing to the peak is generally done at 2.30 o’clock
AM, from pelawangan sembalun to Puncak Rinjani take
around 3 – 4 hours, this meant that to enjoy the sunrise
(Sunrise) from the summit of Mount Rinjani, After
arriving at the summit of Rinjani you can rest a moment
while enjoying the panorama of nature and pride to
ourselves has been set foot on one Indonesia horizon,
and will engender awe of God’s creation.
I. Sembalun Route 3
Day 01: Senggigi – Sembalun – sembalun crater
Early morning ( at 05.30 am) drive to sembalun village,
and then start for the beginning of 7 hrs challenging
days. We walk through pristine rain forest, with
tremendous opportunities for viewing wildlife. Camp make
on the second Rim (the crater of sembalun).
Day 02: Rim II – Summit - Lake – Crater Senaru ( Rim I )
Summit season beginning at 3 o’clock in the morning. We
climb several ridges for 3hrs until reaching the true
Rinjani summit. The view across the gilis, bali, lombok
and sumbawa are spectacular. Then along down to the lake
– it take 3 hrs.
After arrive in the lake, we will spending and having
sauna in hot natural water spring for refill our energy
(temperature around 50 degrees) (lunch will prepare by
porter awhile you have sauna). About 3o'clock afternoon,
we start climb up to the rim (crater of senaru) and
Day 03: Rim I – Senaru - Senggigi
Having breakfast in the morning and enjoy sunrise by
special mountain jaffle or pancake, then we taking back
to the senaru village. Around 12 noon you will be ready
at senaru village, and then around 3.00pm you will be
arriving at your hotel in senggigi.
II. Sembalun Route 4
days/ 3 night
Day 01: Senggigi – Sembalun Village – Second rim (
Sembalun crater )
Early morning at 05.30 am drive to sembalun village ( it
take around 3 hrs), and then start for the beginning of
7 hrs challenging days. We walk through the savannah,
with tremendous opportunities for viewing wildlife.
Lunch in the route (base Camp III), Camp make on the
second Rim (Sembalun Crater).
Day 02: Second rim ( Sembalun crater ) – Summit - Lake (
Segara Anak )
From the crater, early morning (about 03.00 am) commence
the climb with Guide Team ascend the Summit of Mt.
Rinjani (3.726m a.s.l.), it takes about 3 hours. After
the obligatory photographs and enjoy the spectacular
panorama descend to crater (the camp). After having
lunch, going down to Segara Anak Lake, it takes about
3-4 hours. Then overnight around lake. (You may have
fishing in the Lake).
Day 03: Lake – First rim ( Senaru crater )
After breakfast, enjoy the beautiful panorama in Segara
Today we will spend relaxing in the near by hot spring
pool and exploring to the steaming milk caves ( lunch
will prepare by porter awhile you have sauna). about
3o'clock afternoon, we start climb up to first rim (
crater of senaru) and overnight here.
Day 4: First rim ( senaru crater) – Senaru Village -
Having breakfast in the morning and enjoy sunrise by
special mountain jaffle or pancake or scramble egg with
toast then we taking back to the senaru village. Around
12 noon you will be ready at senaru village, and then
around 3.00pm you will be arriving at your hotel in
senggigi or Airport for your
It is recommended that all trekkers should have
themselves medically checked before attempting any high altitude
trek. If you have a history of suffering from the following
ailments, it is highly recommended that you should refrain from
trekking to a high altitude.
Hypertension, Arthritis, Heart Disease, Severe Anemia, Peptic
Ulcers, Epileptic Fits, Obesity (overweight). Chronic Asthma,
Muscular Cramps, Hepatitis (Jaundice); or any other disease,
which may hamper the trekker.