Saturday, April 28, 2012

About Mount Rinjani

Mount Rinjani is a mountain located in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara.
The mountain is the second highest volcano in Indonesia with an elevation of 3.726 m above sea level and is located at latitude 8º25' LS and 116º28' BT is a favorite for mountain climbers Indonesia because of the beauty of the landscape. This mountain is a part of Mount Rinjani National Park has an area of about 41.330 ha and this will be proposed additions so that it becomes 76.000 ha to the West and the East. Administratively it lies within the three counties: East Lombok, Lombok, Lombok and Central Western.

Indeed the climb to the top of Mount Rinjani is not easy but its worth it if you've reached the peak and enjoy one of the most beautiful sights is amazing. It is thought that the name Rinjani derived from the "old Javanese" that ' God '.
Summit of Mount Rinjani 3726 meter altitude
Summit of Mount Rinjani 3726 meter altitude
Temperatures average around 20°c; the lowest 12°c. High wind at the top always takes place in the month of August. In addition to the Summit, a place frequently visited is "Lake Segara Anak", a lake is located at an altitude of 2,000 m above sea level. To reach this location we can hike from the village of Sembalun Lawang or Senaru village (the two closest entry points deep at an altitude of above sea level and 1,150 m above sea level).

Around the slopes of Mount Rinjani is dense jungle surrounded by incredible beauty. In the area of Mount Crescent shaped lakes namely Lake Segara Anak extraordinaire is about 6 km at its widest point side by side with. The Lake has a sulfur is located 600 m below the slopes of the crater. The water up from the Lake is the volcano's new "New Mountain" which is a result of the eruption in 1990.
Plawangan Sembalun 2639 meter altitude
Plawangan Sembalun 2639 meter altitude
Lake Segara Anak is a spiritual shrine by Balinese who came here in each year and hold a ceremony called "Pekelem" where the jewels placed in the Lake as an offering to the spirit of the mountain. Communities in Lombok said "Wetu Three" also considers the Lake as a sacred place and they come here to pray performed the ceremony in the one time a year.

Most climbers begin the ascent route from Sembalun Lawang and end ascent in Senaru village, because it could save 700 m altitude. Sembalun Lawang route but rather long flat, and the weather was hotter because through the savannas are hot (the temperature is cold but the Sun's radiation directly burn your skin). Lowlands is highly recommended.
Sembalun Lawang
Sembalun Lawang
From Senaru village Route climbs without pause, but soft because of the weather through the forest. From both locations it takes about 7 hours by foot towards the lips the ridge at an altitude of 2.641 m above sea level (arrival in Plawangan Senaru and Plawangan Sembalun). In place of this view towards the Lake, as well as outwards so good. Of Plawangan Senaru (if rising from the direction of Senaru) down to the Lake via a steep wall to a height of 2,000 m) which can be reached in 2 hours. On the Lake we can camping, fishing (Carper, Oreochromis Mossambicus). Lombok's residents have a tradition of visiting the Lake Segara Anak" for soaking in a pool of hot water and fishing.
Sembalun Lawang
Sembalun Lawang
Mount Rinjani National Park which lies with an area of 41.330 ha and transition zones inside the Wallacea Line. Where's the flora and fauna of the tropical Southeast Asia met with flora and fauna Australia. The National Park was established in 1997 and is one of the 40 national parks in Indonesia.

For climbers, the track route that lasted 3 Rinjani days include trekking from Senaru to the slopes of the crater, Crater Lake and then continues down to Sembalun Lawang is considered one of the best in Southeast Asia exploration. The true trekkers usually pass on the way to the top of the volcano. The volcano can be reached from Sembalun Lawang and spend 4 days which ended in Senaru.
Plawangan Sembalun
Plawangan Sembalun
To ensure that local people benefit from tourism income then Tracks the official partnership managed by the Rinjani National Park that is representative of the community and the public and private sector industries of tourism to Lombok. The community runs the coordination of exploration Corporation Rinjani Trek Centre (RTC) in Senaru and Rinjani Information Center (RIC) in Sembalun Lawang.

To reach the Summit (from the direction of the Lake) has to walk up the wall to the West as high as 700 m and up the ridge as high as 1,000 m in 2 stages taken 3 hours and 4 hours. The first stage towards Plawangan Sembalun, the last camp to wait for morning. Summit attack won’t to do at 3 am to find a moment of wonderful-sunrise on the Summit of Rinjani. The journey to the Summit is passable; because the lip of the crater's career in the margin of safety that fit with the mediocre. The terrain of sand, stone, soil. 200 meters altitude last should go with difficulty, because it is one step forward, followed by a half-step down (gravel rocks crashed). Highlander-this place made the most challenging and well liked because it weighs field paid off with a beautiful landscape. Mount Agung in Bali, Mount Ijen – Merapi Banyuwangi and mount Tambora on Sumbawa was palpable when the weather is nice in the morning. To climb Rinjani is not necessary tools, enough stamina and patience
Plawangan Sembalun 2639 meter altitude of Mount Rinjani
Plawangan Sembalun 2639 meter altitude of Mount Rinjani
Income from tourism and entry ticket used for conservation, management, and help the National Park with track maintenance, thus the Rinjani National Park can be well maintained. This Management Model is a unique management in Indonesia and is considered as an example of the practice of Eco-tourism in Indonesia.

The whole trip can be achieved in the program three days two nights, or if you want to see the other two objects: the cave and the Mountain Milk New Finger (son of Mount Rinjani with vent in the middle of the Lake) need additional time two day trip. Preparation of logistics we already provide, and everything can help you. Tent, sleeping bag, food equipment, foodstuffs

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