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Activities
  • 4 day trek
  • ½ day cycle
Accommodation
  • 8 nights hotel/guesthouse
  • 2 nights camping
Meals
  • 2 Dinners
  • 6 Lunches
  • 10 Breakfasts

11 Days$1690USD

 
 
Trip Code: RCC

Trip highlights


  • Trek to the summit of trek of Mt Batur and enjoy the views
  • Swim, snorkel and relax after your trek on beautiful Gili Island
  • Hike to a spectacular viewpoint over Segara Anak, the crater lake
  • Climb to the undulating caldera rim of the Wild Flower Walk
  • Discover the culture of Lombok
  • Experience a bike trip around Ubud
  • Watch the ever changing scenery as you trek through tropical forests

The small island of Lombok is dominated by the spectacular Mount Rinjani (3726m), Indonesia's second highest volcano, semi active and held in awe by the islanders. Trekking through tropical forest and scenic valleys we appreciate the incredible views. This tour includes time to cycle around Ubud and a scenic trek of Mt Batur. We then travel by boat to the tranquil Gili Islands where we can indulge in some snorkelling or just relax on its beautiful beaches. We complete this exciting journey on Lombok.


Upon arrival today you will be met at the airport with a transfer to your hotel. Your guide will provide a trip briefing and answer any questions you may have. Ubud is Bali’s artistic heart and the center of cultural events. Surrounded by a beautiful landscape it is easy to see where the artists find inspiration. For those wishing to know more about Balinese art, a visit to one of the local museums would be a great way to spend the remainder of the day. Cultural events such as ceremonies, dances and temple festivals occur frequently and you are always very welcome to observe. Ubud has many good restaurants where visitors can savour a wide range from simple Balinese food to sophisticated European dishes. Overnight: Nick’s Pension or similar

Meals:  Nil

This morning after breakfast we'll venture on bikes to explore the area surrounding Ubud. Following small rural roads, bicycles are the perfect way to experience this area. There will be many opportunities to stop along the way to learn about he local customs and lifestyles, your guide will be happy to explain their culture. After a couple of hours riding, you will have the option to ride on for another hour or jump in the vehicle and drive to the lunch spot. A delicious traditional Balinese lunch will be served in a small local restaurant set among the rice-fields. After enjoying lunch and a rest, you will then be driven back to your hotel in Ubud in the late afternoon to enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure. Cycling: 2–3hrs (22km) Overnight: Nick’s Pension or similar

Meals:  B,L

At 08:30 this morning, you will meet your guide from the Widya Guna Foundation in the hotel lobby. Your day will be spent exploring beyond Ubud's town center. The hiking will start from Campuhan Bridge near the famous Caphun ridge walk and then continue to Subak Sok Wayah. Here you will see the life activities behind Ubud cities and the changing life of Ubud communities, meet the farmers, see the their activities at Sari Organic garden. You will have a tea/coffee break at the Sari Organic Garden before continuing on. Then the walk will continue to Subak Juwuk Manis to see other farmer group activities, local village life as well as ancient Hindu temples. We’ll have short breaks along the way to rest and enjoy a fresh coconut. At the end of our hike, we will meet with our driver and vehicle We will drive for lunch to a Balinese family compound, which is also a place for Yayasan Widya Guna foundation. Widya Guna is a place for Balinese children from disadvantaged beginnings, which supports the children in receiving their education when they cannot afford to pay the school costs. Yayasan provides them with food and shelter when they don’t have a family or a home; it assists underprivileged children that need support, such as children with physical and/or mental disabilities and street children - as all children deserve a good education. You will arrive back at your hotel around 3:00pm this afternoon, the evening is at leisure. Trekking: 4-5hrs Overnight: Nick’s Pension or similar

Meals:  B,L

Today you will be picked up in the morning around 6:00am. Your driver will take you to an amazing lookout point so you can witness one of the most beautiful views of Batur while enjoying breakfast. Once we have finished breakfast around 8:00am we begin our trek of Mt Batur. The walk starts of quite flat, walking through plantations such as tomato and onion. Next we start our ascent to the Point through volcanic sand and rock. Once we reach the point you can sit back and relax with a well-earned coffee break with a view of the Batur Lake, the enormous crater and weather depending a view of Lombok in the distance. At your own leisure its time to explore the fumaroles and caves and keep an eye out for the local Monkeys that live inside the largest crater, or if you want you can make it all the way to the summit which will take another 40 minutes uphill through volcanic sand. Our descent can take a bit longer as it is downhill and a little tricky in some places. We will arrive back at the lookout point at around midday where you can enjoy a delicious lunch before returning to your hotel. Trekking: 6-7hrs Overnight: Nick’s Pension or similar

Meals:  B,L

Today you will be transferred to Padang Bai and take the fast boat to Lombok. Upon arrival in Lombok, you will be transferred to Sembalun. Sembalun is one of the two key gateway villages to Mount Rinjani. However, there is a lot more to this area as it boasts an abundance of natural beauty, towering mountains rising either side of patchwork rice paddy valleys. Overnight: Nusantara or similar

Meals:  B

In the early morning you’ll have to register yourself at the Rinjani Information Centre (RIC) in Sembalun Lawang (1,156m). Here you will visit the Volcanology Center to check the seismograph, learn about the volcano, how the caldera and lake Segara Anak were formed and its patterns of eruption. Afterwards the RIC there will be a briefing describing the route details, safety procedures, rubbish management, the local traditions and the things you might see along the way. The trek starts with a gently ascending walk through open grassland used by cattle to graze. After about 3 hours we reach Pos 2 Tengengean (1,500m) from where you can enjoy magnificent views upon Rinjani’s summit. We start a steep 3.5 hour climb towards the campside on the crater rim. Along the way you will see pine-like Casuarina’s, wild pigs and maybe even macaque monkeys. Trekking: 8-9hrs / approx 10.5kms Overnight: Tented camp

Meals:  B,L,D

An early morning start is necessary for the exhausting three hour climb to the summit (3,726m). Once there, you will hopefully see an amazing sunrise. Around 6.30am we return to the crater rim for a well deserved breakfast. After a rest we will begin our descent to the crater lake, where the rest of the day is spent relaxing and swimming. There is plenty of time to explore the hot springs, which are said to have healing powers. Tonight you camp by the lakeside. Trekking: 11-12hrs Overnight: Tented camp

Meals:  B,L,D

After breakfast, we start a three-hour steep climb to Plawangan 1 Senaru crater rim (2,461m). You will find edelweiss along the path and enjoy the view of the lake from the other side. From the crater rim you will have amazing views over Bali and over the Segara Anak. We start the descend to Senaru village through grassland and tropical rainforest. After about seven hours from the rim, the trek ends at the Rinjani Trekking Centre in Senaru. Upon arrival in Senaru the driver is waiting for you and drop you to the harbour (approx 2hrs/87km drive) where you will board by local boat to Gili Air (30-45mins). Trekking duration: 5-6hrs / approx 9kms Overnight: Royal Singosari Villa Karang or similar

Meals:  B,L

You have a day of free time at your leisure. Enjoy the peaceful, sun-drenched beaches of this tropical paradise or opt for the refreshing swimming pool of the hotel. Overnight: Royal Singosari Villa Karang or similar

Meals:  B

You have a day of free time at your leisure. Enjoy the peaceful, sun-drenched beaches of this tropical paradise or opt for the refreshing swimming pool of the hotel. Overnight: Royal Singosari Villa Karang or similar

Meals:  B

Following breakfast this morning, you will be transferred to Teluk Kodek and continue to Lombok International Airport where the trip concludes.

Meals:  B


Inclusions

  • 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 2 dinners
  • Airport transfers (day 1 and 11 only)
  • Comfortable accommodation on a twin share basis
  • Fully supported camping while trekking - tents, sleeping mats, sleeping bags and cooking equipment
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees as listed in itinerary
  • Expert local bilingual driver
  • Medical kit
  • Boat transfers where required

  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, postage, alcoholic beverages
  • International flights
  • Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
  • Sightseeing and entry fees not listed in the itinerary or listed as optional
  • Visa fees
  • Departure taxes
  • Tips and gratitudes

Accommodation


Departure dates

Departs daily from April to mid January

* Guaranteed status denotes minimum trip numbers have been met, however the trips operation will be subject to there being no COVID-19 restrictions or other government travel advisories. Please contact us for further information.


Notes

NB:
Trekking during Idul Fitri 1-2 May requires a supplement, ask us for details.

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Total Priceper person from

$1690USD

Options & Supplements*
  • Bali, Rinjani Climb & Gili Islands Single SupplementUSD$270
*Prices listed are per person

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