Mount Rinjani is an active volcano located on the island of Lombok in Indonesia. It is the second-highest volcano in Indonesia with an elevation of 3,726 meters.
Yes, it is generally safe to climb Mount Rinjani. However, it is always best to follow the guidelines and advice of experienced guides and tour operators.
The best time to climb Mount Rinjani is during the dry season which runs from April to October.
The climb is considered to be moderate to challenging. It is a steep trek up to the summit and can take anywhere from 2 to 4 days depending on the route chosen.
Some essential items to bring include hiking boots, warm clothing, a rain jacket, a sleeping bag, and toiletries. Your tour operator may also provide you with a packing list.
Yes, it is mandatory to have a licensed guide to climb Mount Rinjani. This is for your safety and also to help preserve the natural environment.
The cost depends on the tour operator and the duration of the trek. On average, a Mount Rinjani trek can cost between $150 to $300 per person.
The distance of the trek can vary depending on the starting point and route chosen. The trek can range from 21 to 42 kilometers.
Some hiking experience is recommended, but it is not necessary. However, be prepared for a physically demanding activity and a challenging trek.
Camping is allowed on Mount Rinjani, but it is regulated by the government. Camping areas are designated, and hikers must obtain a permit to camp in these areas.