Rinjani trek distance

Mount Rinjani Trek Distance – How Far to Walk Through the Entire Trek?

MOUNT RINJANI TREK DISTANCE – This is a short description of  how far you will walk in Rinjani. If you take a full Rinjani trekking package option that go to the entire destination either starting from Sembalun village or Senaru village will be the same. Below is how far trek (distance) Rinjani has.

Rinjani Trek Distance in KM

Sample route: Starting from Senaru village ends at Sembalun village all the way including summit:

Senaru Village 0 KM
Jebag Gawah 1.5 KM
Pos 1 2.5 KM
Pos Extra 3.8 KM
Pos 2 4.9 KM
Pos 3 7.4 KM
Cemara Lima 8.7 KM
Senaru Crater Rim 9.2 KM
Segara Anak Lake 12 KM
Hot Springs 12.3 KM
Sembalun Crater Rim 14.5 KM
Rinjani Summit 17 KM
Sembalun Crater Rim 19.5 KM
RIC Sembalun 27.5KM

Rinjani trek distance

Senaru – Crater Rim Campsite Distance

This trek starts from Rinjani gate Senaru (600 masl) through dense forest vegetation with ground track along the 8.5 km and next 2 km will cross rocky hill with views of the savanna in along the way to Plawangan (rim) Senaru.

At  campsite, when you reaching Plawangan Senaru (2600 masl) you will enjoy the stunning panorama of Lake segara anak and Summit of Rinjani in the distance.

Rinjani Rim Senaru – Caldera – Pelawangan Sembalun Distance

The following route is down the hills into steeply rock boulders with ground track ground interspersed pine vegetation along the 2 km to Lake Segara Anak.

From Lake Segara Anak (2000 masl) towards Plawangan Sembalun (2600 masl) you will enjoy walking at the edge of  the Lake with a track stones and you will be presented with a beautiful view of the light reflection along the 3 km hills while crossing the weed and grass with a land track. Boulder rock and incline steep is along the way 1 km ahead of Plawangan Sembalun.

Reaching Plawangan Sembalun (rim) campsite, you will see a wonderful landscapes facing lakes, Mount Rinjani peak and Sembalun village’s surrounded hills.

Pelawangan Sembalun – Rinjani Summit – Pelawangan Sembalun Distance

The most difficult part of Rinjani is 5 km away back and forth to the top of Rinjani (3726 masl), starting with solid sand track with the tilt angle of gentle incline ramps, then passes through a thick and depth smooth sand track, changed to solid sand track and gravel. The last 2 km towards the Summit, around above elevation 3400masl you will be challenged to climb the top Rinjani with mixed between sand and gravel track that is quite deep to submerge your step (approx. 15 cm). This part of the racetrack will be tougher especially if the wind was blustery and foggy.

In the morning when reaching and standing at the dense sandy rock plate about 4 x 12 square meters at the top of Rinjani you can see magnificent and beautiful panorama of Rinjani region, you will be able to see clearly the views of Lake Segara Anak and the incline black yellow and red path you are recently going through. And you will be able to see Bali’s highest mountain Gunung Agung (3142 masl).

The route will bring you down from the Summit back to Plawangan Sembalun campsite, and you will be faced with a challenge as well as the sensation like skiing above the snow. The tracks that you are going through very narrow between 2 m to 4 m and on the left and right side is deep ravine.

Pelawangan Rinjani Sembalun Distance Sembalun Village

Rinjani trek distance

Upon Plawangan Sembalun regions you heading to Pos 2 (1500 masl) you down the hill with moderate dense of pine vegetation and you will be treated to panoramic views of the hills of the beautiful savannas colored golden yellowish. From The Pos 2 then you have to go further to Sembalun village to complete the trek.

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