Mount Rinjani National Park is a representative mountain with a unique type of rain forest ecosystem. This national park is characterized with low to high mountains but it also has savannah in Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia. Because of that, one of the biggest mountain in eastern Indonesia becomes suitable as a tourism spot that deserves a visitation from those of outdoor enthusiasts. Some interesting sites to visit are: Danau Segara Anak, Sebau, Gunung Baru, Otakkokoq, Kembang Kuning, and several attractions such as Topat war that took place in December and Cirawatri war in January.
The mountain is located at Lombok Island, Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia. The mountain is second highest volcano in Indonesia, located precisely at 8 ° 25 ‘latitude and 116 º 28’ east longitude. This is one that became a favorite of mountain climbers due to its natural beauty.
The mountain is opened for 24 hours.
Completely free, but visitors might have to pay the entrance fee and other fees according to regulations. There is a touring package, costing in as much IDR 2,500,000/person (about $ 260) for climbing the mountain for 4 Days and 3 Nights.
Street Direction to Location
Here are several routes to be taken. If you take the car, you can take the 4,5 hours ride from Mataram to Sembalun Lawang by passing Selong and Sambelia along the way. This route is approximately 140 km. When you walk to the lake, you are going to spend 9 hours to take the 25 km distance. The route from Mataram to Senaru is about 82 km and you can visit Bayan too. You will reach the national park in 2,5 hours. If you want some adventure, you can walk for the 25 km distance to reach the lake. The route from Mataram to Torean by passing Bayan is 85 km in total. You will need approximately 2.5 hours to reach Torean and another 7,5 hours to reach the lake. The 60 km route from Mataram as the starting point, passing Masbagik and then Kutaraja, and Tetebatu as the final destination requires about 1.5 hours, and then another 30 minutes for you to walk to Otakkokoq.
Do n Don’ts
Prohibition to speak dirty words, or say the words that show concern or complaint. In addition, the husband and wife are prohibited from having sexual intercourse while in Mount Rinjani. Also, Do not pick Edelweiss that thrives around the mountain.