The Sasak Warriors community fundraising program is a grassroots initiative established by Rinjani Dawn Adventures in the wake of the 2018 Lombok earthquakes. The program provided support to villagers in Senaru and a few other locations, helping them to rebuild their homes and providing assistance with food and water. In 2023, Rinjani Dawn Adventures is expanding the Sasak Warriors program to
The Mandalika tourism development area on the Indonesian island of Lombok is set to become a major tourist destination. With its beautiful beaches, lush jungle and stunning Mount Rinjani volcano, Lombok is a paradise waiting to be discovered. In addition, the new Moto GP track in Mandalika is sure to draw tourists from all over the world. This blog post
After extensive meetings between the Mount Rinjani National Park authority (TNGR) and local government officials, a health protocol and management plan has been agreed to allow for the safe re-opening and management of Mount Rinjani trekking in the post COVID-19 world. The new regulations are listed below. Mount Rinjani COVID-19 Regulations 2020 The below list outlines official regulations relating to Mount Rinjani
Mount Rinjani National Park on the Indonesian island of Lombok draws thousands of visitors each year, and for good reason. It is famed for its stunning scenery, and is of cultural and geological importance. Many visitors come to climb Rinjani’s 3726m / 12,224ft summit, whilst others content themselves with experiencing the forests and waterfalls of the lowlands. Mount Rinjani was
The official Mount Rinjani Trekking Guide. Climbing a mountain can be intimidating, especially if it is in a different country where people speak a different language! We wrote the Mount Rinjani Trekking Guide to share years of experience safely guiding people up and down one of South East Asia's most coveted summits. Mount Rinjani is Indonesia’s second highest volcano, boasting
Mount Rinjani is a summit that draws thousands of outdoor enthusiasts to Lombok's shores every year. Usually climbed in two or three days, the 12,224 ft peak usually leaves trekkers tired but smiling! For more details about how to climb this iconic volcano, please check out our Mount Rinjani Guide. Many people coming to climb Mount Rinjani travel from popular Lombok
TNGR, the Mount Rinjani National Park Authority, have recently announced that due to a formal request from officials in Sembalun village, access to Mount Rinjani from Sembalun will no longer be possible on Fridays. People will be allowed to finish a Rinjani trek on the holy day (Jum'at), but not depart. 38 days will be effected due to the restrictions
Mt Rinjani 2019 Trekking Information Mount Rinjani, the 12,224ft / 3726m volcano that dominates Lombok’s skyline is usually open for trekking between April and January (it’s generally closed for the monsoon months of January, February & March). During the season people climb to the summit of Mount Rinjani via two approved routes, one starting in Senaru and one in Sembalun. Climbing
God knows where the morning went – I think a large proportion of it was spent trying to do something on the Internet. The Internet connection is still marginal at best, making even the simple task of opening and replying to emails painstaking. By lunchtime the battle with the World Wide Web was taking its toll on my sanity –
It’s a winding road, the one from Senaru to Sembalun. I wouldn’t say is dangerous, but you definitely have to keep your wits about you – it’s narrow in parts, and there’s often random road works with non-existent warning signs on the approach. Cars and small trucks can take up 80% of the road, which makes cornering a bit of
I came to Mataram for some shopping. Stupidly I forgot most of the shops are shut on Sunday. As I’d never been to Narmada Park, I decided to hop in a cab and take a look. A very brief history! Situated roughly 10km from Mataram in the village of Lembuak, West Lombok, Narmada Park is the legacy of a King. King Anak
Lombok Adventure Travel Blog
The Lombok Adventure Travel Blog contains insider tips for exploring Lombok and climbing Mount Rinjani. In this section you will find fitness and equipment advice, a Mount Rinjani packing guide, travel and accommodation recommendations, and much more. The blog is complimented by out YouTube channel, where we show our latest adventure footage, as well as our Facebook and Instagram channels.
Mount Rinjani Trekking Articles
We have a very informative section about Mount Rinjani on a dedicated page here. Our blog articles include up-to-date information about Gunung Rinjani National Park, special events / offers, and general mountaineering advice
Mountain Fitness & Training Tips
We have a website page and playlist on our YouTube channel dedicated to our Rinjani Fitness Guide, so this part of the blog is mainly concerned with training ideas, nutrition and mountain skills. Angus, the owner of Rinjani Dawn Adventures, has a passion for health and fitness, in particular trail-running. So you’ll find the odd post or two on these topics here.
Recommended Lombok Hotels, Villas & Guesthouses
Although we’re based in the north of Lombok, we’ve been travelling around the island for many years now, so thought we’d start sharing some accommodation recommendations. Very soon you will find some blog posts about some of our favourite places to stay and restaurants to eat at.