Holidays in Gunung Rinjani National Park

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Climb to the top of one of the Rim of Fire’s great volcanoes, visit friendly mountain villages and soak in hot springs at Lombok’s premier national park.

Gunung Rinjani National Park is home to Indonesia’s second highest volcano, Mount Rinjani. Visible from most parts of Lombok, the mountain rises 3,726 metres (12,224 feet) above sea level. Part of the “Ring of Fire”, the horseshoe-shaped belt of volcanoes around the edges of the Pacific Ocean, Gunung Rinjani has a deep spiritual significance for the local population as a place where their gods reside.

Challenge yourself with a trek up this active volcano. There are several routes to the top, but the main access points are from the village of Senaru in the north or from Sembalun in the east. These strenuous hikes require a good level of fitness and involve overnight camping on the mountainside.

Journey ever upwards through dense rain forests to Lake Segara Anak at 600 metres (1,968 feet) below the crater rim. This large body of water contains a volcanic cone that was formed from eruptions in the mid-1990s. Although you can tackle the mountain independently, the park recommends hiring a guide or signing up for an organised trek.

The chance to conquer an ancient volcanic peak isn’t the park’s only attraction. There are more than 41,000 hectares (102,000 acres) of wild landscape to explore. Go on an escorted hike through the park’s forests and visit some of the villages that surround the mountain. As you travel through the scenic landscape look for deer, wild pigs and the rare ebony leaf monkey.

Visit the Air Terjun Sendang Gila waterfall and cool off in the freshwater pool, then explore the stillness within the caves of Goa Susu, Goa Payung and Goa Manik. Afterwards, revive your spirits in the park’s hot springs.

Stop at the park’s two visitor centres to get maps and information, to hire guides and porters and to book walks. One visitor centre is located at the trailhead at the top of Senaru village, and the other is at Sembalun Lawang village.

Gunung Rinjani National Park is situated in the north of the island, a 2.5-hour drive from Mataram and 3-hour drive from Senggigi.

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Mr.DIN Rinjani Trails Hotel
Mr.DIN Rinjani Trails Hotel
3 out of 5
Jln Pariwisata Senaru Bayan, Bayan, Lombok
The price is AU$14 per night from 27 Oct. to 27 Oct.
Situated in Bayan, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Sindang Gila Waterfall and Sendang Gile and Tiu Kelep Waterfall. Gunung Rinjani National Park and Oldest ...
2.5/5 (4 reviews)
Old and tired
"We booked for three nights to walk the hills around Rinjani only stayed one then left. The rooms are old and cramped, we had ants in the bed and got no sleep due to dogs fighting and the sound of the road. The toilet seats are broken and water supply variable, I got a hot shower my wife didn’t. We ..."

Reviewed on 23 Apr. 2018

Mr.DIN Rinjani Trails Hotel
Rinjani Lodge
Rinjani Lodge
3 out of 5
Jl Pariwisata, Senaru, Bayan, Lombok
The price is AU$70 per night from 25 Oct. to 25 Oct.
Situated in Bayan, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Sindang Gila Waterfall and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Sendang Gile and Tiu Kelep Waterfall. Oldest Mosque in ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (43 reviews)
"The view was stunning the pool incredible and the room was lovely. The staff were so friendly and welcoming and we had a lovely stay."

Reviewed on 28 Dec. 2019

Rinjani Lodge
Pondok Guru Bakti Cottages
Pondok Guru Bakti Cottages
2.5 out of 5
Jalan Pariwisata Senaru, North of Lombok, Bayan, West Nusa Tenggara
Situated in Bayan, this guesthouse is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Sindang Gila Waterfall and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Sendang Gile and Tiu Kelep Waterfall. Oldest Mosque ...
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Mr.DIN Rinjani Trails Hotel
Mr.DIN Rinjani Trails Hotel
3 out of 5
Jln Pariwisata Senaru Bayan, Bayan, Lombok
The price is AU$14 per night from 27 Oct. to 27 Oct.
Mr.DIN Rinjani Trails Hotel
Rinjani Lodge
Rinjani Lodge
3 out of 5
Jl Pariwisata, Senaru, Bayan, Lombok
The price is AU$70 per night from 25 Oct. to 25 Oct.
Rinjani Lodge
Pondok Guru Bakti Cottages
Pondok Guru Bakti Cottages
2.5 out of 5
Jalan Pariwisata Senaru, North of Lombok, Bayan, West Nusa Tenggara
Pondok Guru Bakti Cottages
Angin Mamiri Rinjani Cottages And Resto
Angin Mamiri Rinjani Cottages And Resto
2.5 out of 5
Jl. Pariwisata, Senaru, Bayan, KLU, Bayan, Nusa Tenggara Barat
The price is AU$17 per night from 31 Oct. to 31 Oct.
Angin Mamiri Rinjani Cottages And Resto
Senaru Lodge
Senaru Lodge
2.5 out of 5
Jalan Pariwisata, Senaru Village, Bayan District, Bayan
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Restu By View Hotel
Restu By View Hotel
3 out of 5
Jalan Pariwisata, Senaru, Bayan, West Nusa Tenggara
Restu By View Hotel
RedDoorz near Senaru Rinjani
RedDoorz near Senaru Rinjani
2 out of 5
Jl. Pariwisata, Bayan, Kab. Lombok Utara, Bayan, Lombok
RedDoorz near Senaru Rinjani
Bukit Senaru Homestay
Bukit Senaru Homestay
Jalan Pariwisata Senaru, Bayan, North, Lombok, Bayan, West Nusa Tenggara
The price is AU$16 per night from 29 Oct. to 29 Oct.
Bukit Senaru Homestay
Bukit Senaru Homestay
Bukit Senaru Homestay
2 out of 5
Jalan Pariwisata Senaru, Bayan, North, Lombok, Bayan, West Nusa Tenggara
Bukit Senaru Homestay
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