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 snorkeling or just relax on its beautiful beaches. We complete this exciting

journey on Lombok.

Day 1: Arrive into Bali, Indonesia

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 savor a wide range from simple Balinese food to

sophisticated European dishes. Overnight: Nick’s Pension or similar

Day 2: Ubud by Bike

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

Day 3: Hike with the Widya Guna Foundation


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

Day 4: Trek Mount Batur

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

Day 5: Boat to Lombok, transfer to Sembalun

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

Day 6: Trek Rinjani, to crater rim (8-9 hrs)

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

Day 7: Trek to Rinjani summit 3,726m (11-12hrs)

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

Day 8: Descend to Senaru (5-6hrs), boat to Gili Air

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

Day 9: At leisure on Gili Islands

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

Day 10: At leisure on Gili Islands

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

Day 11: To Lombok, trip concludes

End Point

Labuhan Lombok,


Following breakfast this morning, you will be transferred to Teluk Kodek and continue to Lombok

International Airport where the trip concludes.

What’s Included

  • Accommodation

Comfortable accommodation on a twin share basis

Fully supported camping while trekking - tents, sleeping mats, sleeping bags and cooking



  • Guide

Expert bilingual driver/guide

  • Meals

10 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 2 dinners

  • Transport

Airport transfers (day 1 and 11 only)

Private air-conditioned vehicle

Boat transfers where required

  • Others

Sightseeing and entrance fees as listed in itinerary

Expert local bilingual driver

Medical kit



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