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Geting to Lombok Island

Lombok is accessible both by sea and air from most of the nearest domestic entry points such as Bali, Jakarta and Surabaya, and international entry points such as Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. Airport Domestic Departure Tax is Rp. 20.000/person and International Departure Tax is Rp. 75.000/person. Make sure you prepare exact local currency change before departing. However, please note that the airport tax may vary from one to another. For your further reference on the carriers, please read the following:
 ROUTES    CARRIER    REMARK
 Jakarta – Mataram VV    Garuda Indonesia Airlines    Daily, Direct Flight
 Jakarta – Surabaya – Mataram VV    Lion Air, Batavia Air, Wing Air    Daily Flights
 Denpasar – Mataram VV    Merpati, Trigana, IAT, WINGS Air    Daily, A few times a day
 Singapore – Mataram VV    Silk Air    Three Flights Weekly
 Kuala Lumpur – Mataram VV    Merpati Airline

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Rinjani Rim Trekking

RINJANI RIM TREKKING PROGRAM
Tour Name    : Rinjani Rim Trek
Theme           : Adventure & Nature
Duration        : 2D / 1N
Services        : Return Transfer, Tent, Sleeping Bed, Porter.
This program provides you the shortest duration to explore the magnificent Rinjani. You can enjoy most of the views from the rim, “including two suns” (if tent is set on the rim); sunset and sunrise. While on the way to the rim, the typical flora and fauna features of tropical rain forest are waiting to be discovered. You may encounter birds, various types of butterflies, gray monkeys, and occasionally the endangered species of black ebony, and deers. Beside, you may also see orchids and other kinds of flowers and trees.
Day 01
Hotel – Senaru (601m) Starting Point / Post I
You will be picked up at your hotel at about 6 AM (presumably you stay in Senggigi) and be transferred to Senaru. As soon as you arrive at Senaru at about 8 AM, light and quick breakfast will be served before starting the noteworthy adventure.
Senaru – Post III (2000m)
During the early hours, you will walk through thick forested trails. Several necessary stops can be made at any times. After walking and enjoying the features for 3 hours, you will be arrive at Post II for a longer break as lunch will be cooked and served here. After enough post lunch break, the journey proceeds to Post III for 2 hours. Tent will most likely be set here for overnight. Nevertheless, based on your preference and weather permission, tent can possibly be set on the crater rim.
Day 2
Scenario A (tent is set at Post III) / Post III – Rim (2641m) – Senaru
Early in the morning, you’ll be woken up by light food and hot coffee or tea for breakfast before start walking up to the rim about 2 hours to enjoy the marvelous sunrise. After enjoying the sunrise and the outstanding views of Segara Anak Lake (2000m), the summit (3726m), and the surrounding areas in the distance, you will descend back to Senaru for totally 7 hours easier walk.
Scenario B (tent is set at Rim) / Rim – Senaru
Wake up in the morning as the dawn breaks, enjoy the sun rise accompanied by a cup of hot drink to warm up and light food. After enjoying the sunrise and the outstanding views of Segara Anak Lake and the summit, you will descend back to Senaru for totally 7 hours easier walk. This trekking adventure ends at about 4 PM at where it was started, Senaru. Drive back to the hotel.

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Rinjani Summit Trekking

Tour Name     : Rinjani Summit Trek
Theme           : Adventure & Nature
Duration         : 3D / 3N Rinjani Tour Package
Services         : Porter, Guide, Trekking Equipment

This program will lift you up to the highest point in Lombok, the majestic Rinjani. The adventure starts at Sembalun point, as it is much closer to the summit compared to Senaru. The trail is dominated by savanna, giving you the sense of being on a giant green emerald. En-route, you may encounter some domestic animal wandering around in the meadow. However, the walk can be very hot as there is hardly any forested trail. So prepare your hat and sun cream.
Day 1
Hotel – Sembalun (strating point / Post I) – Rim
You will be picked up at your hotel at about 6 AM (presumably you stay in Senggigi) and be transferred to Semabalun. As soon as you arrive at Semabalun at about 9.30 AM, light and quick breakfast will be served before starting the noteworthy adventure.
After walking a few hours, you will take a quite long break and lunch at Post II. The hike will be continued to the rim. Tent will be set here for over night.

Day 2
Sembalun Rim – Summit
The trek to the top begins as early as 3 AM to enjoy the sunrise but to stay away from strong ice cold wind and haze. To say the least, the trek is rather more difficult because of the volcanic pebbles that scattered on the trail. Nevertheless, the beauties of the sun and the moon during right time are awesome. Reaching the top by the sunrise at 6 AM and stay there for 1 hour to enjoy it and the rest of the magnificence. Back to the base camp
Sembalun Rim – Lake – Senaru Rim
After breakfast, leave the rim for the lake. Arrive at the lakeside around midday, laze around the lakeside or pay a visit to the near by hot spring and plunge yourself into it to get cured, as the local believe it so. After recharging your energy at the hot spring, the journey continues to trek up to Senaru rim. Sunset is gorgeous from this point. Tent will be set here for overnight.
Day 3
Rim – Senaru
After breakfast, leave the rim for Senaru. On the way, experience the typical flora and fauna, features of tropical rain forest. You may encounter birds, various types of butterflies, gray monkeys, and occasionally the endangered species of black ebonies, and deers. Beside, you may also see orchids and other kinds of flowers and trees. Be at Senaru at afternoon and drive back to hotel.

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About Lombok Island

LOMBOK ISLAND or PULAU LOMBOK in BAHASA – The New Paradise Island Of Eastern Indonesia, lies just 25 minutes by plane east of her celebrated sister island–Bali, Lombok Island offers a various charming unspoiled natural beauties that makes it often described as Bali in the past. Starting from the awesome volcano peak for hard trekking to the underwater sea world for diving or snorkeling, from the pristine white sandy beaches for sun bathing and swimming to the good breaks for world-class surfing, and from the scenic drive inland for day-trippers to the breathtaking hike for soft trekking. Lombok Island also has a range of fine handy crafts either wooden or earthen ones. They are crafted at exported quality and are sold at local negotiable price. Lombok’s sea breaded pearls are also getting more popular among tourists to bring home as valuable charms gift or souvenir.
Aside from all of the aforementioned beauties, Lombok has unique colorful culture and traditions as well. We might say “ YOU MIGHT SEE BALI in LOMBOK but not LOMBOK in BALI”. Gandrung – a social dance about love and courtship – and stick fighting dances – trial of both magical and physical strength in one-to-one contest – for instance, are among the most popular tourist’s attractions often shown at big hotels in Senggigi or Kuta Lombok. However, some of Lombok’s cultural shows are often performed incidentally, if not regularly, to celebrate important days, for example the Independence Day and the province of West Nusa Tenggara anniversary, and those aforementioned are no exception. Traditional and locally recognized law (ADAT) is still an underlying path of life and common practice; predominantly the traditions related to birth, circumcision, courtship and marriage.
Lombok has a various range of accommodation from the modest ones at very low rate for back packers to five stars rated hotel for those who are in search for more comfort and luxury. Most of the hotels are mainly based in Senggigi, the most developed tourism area in Lombok. Senggigi is situated just 20 minutes driving from the SELAPARANG LOMBOK airport. In addition, quite a few hotels set further north around Sire Beach, and many more selection based on the budget on the luring 3 Gili Islands. Drive on to South Lombok, Kuta Beach is now become more popular among investors and visitors following the first brick laying on the international airport nearby LOMBOK BARU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. There is a bunch of simple accommodation at very cheap price despite the slow moving development in the area. There are also a number of good air-conditioned hotels one of which is 4 star-rated international chains, Novotel Coralia Kuta South Lombok.