Hello travelers! How are you? Are you already too late with work, college, school, or business. Now that’s a sign you need a vacation, guys. This time Traveladdicts will share recommendations regarding climbing Mount Rinjani. Come on, listen!
This mountain with an altitude of 3,736 meters above sea level is located on the island of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. The name of Mount Rinjani itself is taken from the name Dewi Anjani guys, who according to local legend is the ruler of this volcano. Wow, more and more curious, right?
Here you can find various landscapes such as savanna, forest, hills, hot springs, and even lakes. So here are some recommendations for places that you must visit when climbing Mount Rinjani, guys!
1. Segara Anak, the lake in the middle of Mount Rinjani
These guys are the ones that make Mount Rinjani really breathtaking. The lake, which was formed after the eruption of this mountain in 1257, has clear water, and usually local residents or other climbers fish for food. Wow, when you are hungry, you eat fish!
2. Mount Batujari
What makes Mount Rinjani special, guys, in the middle of it there is a lake, now on the top of this lake there is another mountain, it’s cool. So before 1257, Mount Rinjani and Mount Batujari didn’t exist, there was only one mountain, namely Mount Samalas, now in 1257, this mountain erupted violently, guys, the result caused a hole that finally filled with rainwater and finally became a lake On the sides of this hole are two mountains, the first is Mount Rinjani, the other is Mount Batujari.
3. Kalak hot water baths
Wow, after getting tired of climbing, you definitely need to rest right? Now near Segara Anak (about 5-10 minutes of climbing), there are hot springs that you can try. You can soak for a while here while enjoying the natural beauty of Rinjani. Wow, it’s delicious!
4. Padang Savana Sembalun Lawang
You can find a wide expanse of grassland here, guys, for those of you who take the starting point of the climb from Sembalun, you will pass this vast savanna.
5. Rinjani Peak
Of course for climbers, the main goal of climbing the mountain must be the peak, right? Moreover, Mount Rinjani offers a really magical view, guys. For those of you who want to peak, you must be prepared with the fact that Mount Rinjani has a soil structure similar to sand, so it is quite heavy to climb. And if you come here during the dry season, because in the rainy season it can be dangerous, guys. On the way to the top, you can spend the night and see the cool starry night sky, guys.
So what? Do you guys want to climb Mount Rinjani even more? Don’t forget to prepare a camera to capture your moments on this mountain. Climbing the mountain, it’s a good idea to rent a guide from the available climbing packages because your climbing experience will be more meaningful if there is a guide who can explain the story, culture, and natural conditions of Mount Rinjani.
The price of admission to the Mount Rinjani area is fairly cheap, guys for local tourists, only Rp. 5,000 per person for weekdays, and Rp. 7500 per person for holidays. For foreign tourists, IDR 150,000 per person is charged on weekdays and IDR 250,000 for holidays.
Now for online booking for Mount Rinjani, you can go through the following link:
or through an application on the Playstore called eRinjani
During registration, you will be asked to fill in your personal data and date of departure. Now at the entrance to the climb, you must show the ePrint booking code, KTP (identity card), life insurance, and health certificate for verification by the Gunung Rinjani National Park officer.
That’s all for the first article this time from Traveladdicts, now for those of you climbers or those interested in mountains in Indonesia, you really have to check our article about this unique fact on Mount Bromo, guys: