Rinjani at a Glance
Mount Rinjani or locally known as Gunung Rinjani is an active volcano in Lombok, Indonesia. It has become more and more popular among locals and international travelers alike, which is not surprising considering the incredible nature that it hosts, the amazing views, and the challenging but most rewarding trekking routes.
To the Balinese, Rinjani is one of three sacred mountains, along with Bali’s Mount Agung and Java’s Mount Bromo. The local tribe people (Sasaks) ascend throughout the year around the full moon. The Balinese are also tossing gold and jewelry into the lake in a ceremony called Pekelan, before they slog their way towards the sacred summit.
How to Getting to Mount Rinjani
It is relatively easy to reach the island of Lombok, as transportation options are plenty.
By Air: the island is served by its own airport, Lombok International Airport, which you can fly to from domestic or international destinations.
By Sea: you can reach Lombok by taking a 2 hour fast boat from the more popular Bali, or ferries and speed boats from other islands in Indonesia.