Visit Mount Rinjani

Frequently Asked Questions​

The best time to climb Mount Rinjani is during the dry season, which is typically from April to December.

No, it is not allowed to climb Mount Rinjani without a guide for safety reasons.

Yes, our guide speak English

We recommend booking Mount Rinjani tours in advance to secure your spot. because the climbing quota per day is limited.

Mount Rinjani stands at a height of 3,726 meters (12,224 feet) above sea level.

  1. Trekking Trousers (windproof)
  2. Windproof jacket
  3. Slippers (optional)
  4. Flashlight
  5. Small towels
  6. Trek shoes are good
  7. 2 paces of short
  8. Toiletries
  9. Lotion or Sunblock, hat, sunglasses
  10. Spray for balm/muscle
  11. Camera
  12. Insect repellent
  13. 2/3 paces of T-Shirt
  14. Trekking poles (optional)
  15. Swimming suite (optional)
  16. Binocular (optional)
  17. Fishing gear (optional)
  18. Gerbage plastic can (optional)

you just carry a backpack containing your own clothes and 1 bottle of water. you can also ask help porters and guides if you feel tired on the way.

At 3,726 meters tall, Mount Rinjani is the second highest mountain in Indonesia. The climb to the top may not be easy, but it’s worth it, and is widely regarded as one of the best views in the country. Part of the famous “ring of fire”, this mountain also holds spiritual significance for the local people.

Mount Rinjani is an active volcano on the Indonesian island of Lombok. With an elevation of 3,726m (12,224ft), Mt. Rinjani is one of Southeast Asia’s highest peaks, attracting hikers and alpinists from around the world.

The deposits from this eruption reached a thickness of 6 centimetres (2.4 in) at a 28-kilometre (17 mi) distance. Additional eruptions by either Rinjani or Samalas are dated 11,980 40, 11,940 40, and 6,250 40 BP. Eruptive activity continued until about 500 years before 1257.

On April 1, 2020, the trekking season for Mount Rinjani will reopen and the summit treks will be available again. Although a small part of the crater rim, coming from Senaru, is still under construction, the road to the summit will be cleared.

For most people, climbing Rinjani is a very challenging experience. But anyone with a reasonable level of fitness can reach the rim of the crater and even the top.

Mount Rinjani is located on the island of Lombok, Indonesia.

The duration of the climb depends on the chosen route and individual fitness levels. It usually takes around 2-4 days.

There are no strict age restrictions, but it is recommended for individuals above 10 years old.

The main routes to climb Mount Rinjani are the Senaru route and the Sembalun route.

The climb is considered moderately challenging. It requires a reasonable level of fitness and endurance.

It is highly recommended to hire a guide as they are familiar with the terrain and can ensure your safety.

You need to obtain a trekking permit and pay an entrance fee to the Mount Rinjani National Park.

You can obtain a trekking permit through licensed trekking operators or agencies.

Yes, camping is allowed at designated camping areas along the trekking routes.

Basic toilet facilities are available at certain points along the trek, but it is advisable to bring your own toilet paper and hand sanitizer.

The temperature on Mount Rinjani can vary, but it is generally colder at higher altitudes. It can drop below freezing at night.

There are several water sources along the trekking routes, but it is advisable to bring water purification tablets or a water filter.