New Trails Gate Aik Berik

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Mount Rinjani National Park officially CLOSED at Senaru, Sembalun, Torean nd Timbanuh Gates from January 01 till March 31, 2017 due to Landslides, Floods & Eco System Recovery and will open again on April 01, 2017. Please email us at: info@rinjaninationalpark.com for further information….

Benang Stokel in the village of Aik Berik in Central Lombok is about 27km east of Mataram, a little less than an hour’s drive. Locally Benang Stokel is well-known for its 2 waterfalls, the Benang Kelambu waterfall and the likewise named Benang Stokel waterfall from which the trekking up to Rinjani starts.

The waterfall and starting point for this track can be reached in about 30 minutes by jeep. Trekking through dense forest, the ascent up to the crater rim takes around 6 hours. From here, the descent to the crater lake is about 3 hours. This track offers lots of variety, with the famed Tiara Dewi Anjani waterfall as one of its highlights, and with some luck one might encounter a herd of deer.

This track is especially favored by those looking for a completely different angle of approach to Rinjani. For centuries this route has been used by hunters and fishermen looking for their prey in the dense forest and crater lake.

This track offers no opportunities for a climb up to the summit of Rinjani, except if you plan to bring along a rubber boat to paddle across the crater lake to the Sembalun side of the lake. Should one wish to do so our team can accommodate one.

Characteristics
Farmland, dense forest, pine forest, river and waterfalls.

Level
Advanced, experienced

Type
moderate/extreme/full adventure

Water
plenty of water sources.

Summit Attack
No

Type of tour:
Fully organized (combination of adventure, leisure, eco tourism, safety).
Individual or group departures are available upon request.