3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS SENARU CRATER LAKE & HOT SPRINGS


BOOKING CODE : MHL01


Day 01 Senaru Crater
Pick up early at your hotel, transfer to Rinjani Trek Centre (RTC) in Senaru (601m), meet your describes the route details, local cultural traditions, rubbish management and safety procedures.
The first hours of the trek climb steeply through thick tropical forest rich in flora, bird life and variety of butterflies. Rest stops are taken along the way, and at pos 2 Montong Satas shelter (1,500m).
The night’s camp is made either in the forest at pos 3 Mondokon Lolak (2,000m) after about five hours climb from senaru, or continue the ascent for another couple of hours through grassy meadows Plawangan 1 Senaru crater rim at 2,641m, views across the lake Segara Anak (2,00m) to the summit of Mt. Rinjani. Within the crater, Mt. Baru ( 2,351m) is an active, last erupting dramatically in 1994. On a clear evening the Gili Isles, Bali and Mt. Agung can be seen to the west.

Day 02 Senaru Crater
After breakfast, down to the lake Segara Anak (2,000 m) within the Rinjani crater. The trek route in this point is steep and rocky. Your guide and porters will assist and give you extra attention. Mt. Baru (2,351m) is an island in the lake and an active volcano, last erupting dramatically in 1994. Going down the ridge passing numerous Edelweiss plants Bunga Abadi to the crater rim camp for a well-deserved lunch.
It takes two to three hours down the steep trail to the crater lake and day 2’s camp. The rest of the day is spent relaxing, swimming in the lake and exploring the caves and pilgrimage hot springs, believed to have healing powers.

Day 03 Senaru Crater
After breakfast, descend down the long trail to Senaru village (601 m), through thick tropical forests rich in flora, bird life and a variety of butterflies. You might see orchid and, if lucky, the rare black ebony leaf monkey, known locally as lutung.
Rest stops are taken along the way, with village stories and local legends related by your guide. Features include the Batu Penyesalan stone and banyan tree bunut ngengkang, that looks like someone standing with their legs apart.
After seven hours walk from the rim, (or five hours from Pos 3 Mondokon Lolak), the trek ends at Rinjani Trek Center at the road head in Senaru, where the car is waiting to transfer you to your hotel or to the airport or the harbour.


INCLUDING :


        - Entrance fee to Rinjani National Park

 
        - Licence English Speaking guide

        - Local Porter for camping material

          (no porters carrying guests’ personal luggage are included)
 

        - Full board meal : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


        - Coffee, Tea, hot chocolate


        - Snack & Fresh Fruits


        - All camping equipment : Double size camping tent,

          Mattress, Sleeping bag, Camping chair, Toilet tent, etc.


        - Daily water consumption from safe drinking bottled water.



BOOKING CODE : MHL01