Rim Package 2Days/1Night

(SenaruVillage,SenaruCraterRim)

 

DAY 1:

07.00am Registration at the Rinjani Trek Center (RTC) 601mand and breifing describes the route details, explains rubbish management and safety procedures.Thefirsthourofthetrekclimbsteadilythroughthicktropicalforestsrichinflora,bird

lifeandvarietyofbutterflies.Wemightseeorchids,thelong-tailedgreymacaquemonkeyandiflucky,therareblackebonyleafmonkeyknownlocallyasLutung.

Rusadeerareforestdwellersareoccasionallyseenalongthetrektrail.Thesmallerbarkingdeeror

Kijanghasanalarmcallwithadistinctdog-likebark.ReststopsaretakenalongthewayandinPos2MontongSatasshelter(1.500m)where

villagestoriesandlocallegendsarerelatedbyyourguide.FeaturesincludebanyantreeBunut

NgengkangthatlookslikesomeonestandingwiththeirlegsapartandtheBatuPenyesalanstone.

Dependingonyourpreferenceandweatherconditions,thenight’scampismadeeitherintheforestatPos3MondokanLolak(2.000m)afteraboutfivehoursclimbfromSenaruorcontinuetheascentforanothercoupleofhoursthroughgrassymeadowstoPlawanganSenarucraterrimat2.641m.FromthecraterrimaresweepingviewsacrossthelakeSegaraAnak(2.000m)tothesummitfoMt.Rinjani.Withinthecrater,newconevolcanoofGunungBaru(2.351m)isanactive,lasteruptingdramaticallyin1994.OnacleareveningtheGiliIsles,BaliandMt.Agungcanbeseentothewest.Wecanenjoyingthesunsetandthencampovernighthere.

 

DAY 2:

SunriseatthePlawanganSenarucraterrimismemorabledayandafter enjoy the spectacular views, continue to descend down the long trail to Senaru Village (601 m), throught firstgrasslandthenbackintotheshadeof 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. Lunch  and rest stops are taken along the way. After seven hours walk from the rim or five hours from Pos 3 Mondokan Lolak, the trek ends at the road head in Senaru Village.