Source of Mysterious Medieval Eruption Identified

F. Lavigne et al., PNAS Early Edition (2013) Big bang. In 2006, the caldera atop Samalas volcano (top) measured roughly 9 kilometers across and 800 meters deep. After reconstructing the volcanic cone to its pre-eruption shape (bottom),

Deadly 13th-Century Volcano Eruption: Mystery Solved?

One of history’s great disaster mysteries may be solved—the case of the largest volcanic eruption in the last 3,700 years. Nearly 800 years ago, the blast that was recorded, and then forgotten, may also have created a

Rinjani Trekking Map and Route

There are two main entrance to Mt Rinjani National Park: Senaru Village (North Lombok) and Sembalun Village (East Lombok). For those who heading up to summit of Rinjani, Sembalun could be the easier trek entry point. And

Rinjani Trekking Season CLosed

The Mount Rinjani National Park AUthority has closed the Gunung Rinjani volcano to trekking, effective from 10 January 2014. All tourist gateways to Mount Rinjani – including Sembalun, Senaru, Torean, and Timbanuh – are now officially closed.

Rinjani National Geopark

Lombok Island is mostly well known by its’ beautiful and original panorama. It is rarely has a human interference with its’ beauty, so once you have your visit, it will give you an extraordinary experience. Some tourists

Rinjani Trekking Guide and Porter Community

RINJANI TREKKING GUIDE & PORTER COMMUNITY Most of the porter and trekking guide all of them from Senaru Village because they have always been to Rinjani Mountain for religious purpose (mediates, sacrifice, etc) they have great experience

Trek Equipment

OUR TREK EQUIPMENT & FACILITIES In order to give our clients total satisfaction, we committed to serve you with best available trek and camping equipment. Following are list of the major trek and camping equipment that included

Trek to Brings

Before trekking you should prepare Day pack, as personal Day Pack : Torch or Flashlight 1pair champ shoes/trek shoes are good Toiletries Sun block/lotion, hat/cap, sun glasses Spray for muscle/balm Insect repellent Camera, Handy cam (Manual or

Nearest Villages from Rinjani Mount

Sembalun Village Led by Local Guides, this half-day walk explore a Village and Country Side in an ancient Caldera. Located in the foothills of the Spectacular Volcano Mt. Rinjani at 3726 m. It is the second highest

What You Might See in Rinjani National Park?

Over 20 villages surround Mt. Rinjani and there are many routes up the mountain, but the main access is from Senaru in the north and Sembalun Lawang to the east. Gunung Rinjani national park lies within the

What you should to Know ?

The Rinjani trek is a challenging mountain walk and you must be prepared with good equipment, warm and windproof clothing. Rinjani can attract severe storms, lightening and strong winds. When the weather is settled, the sun is