There is one more natural tourist destination in Lombok were well liked among connoisseurs of the trip, the Mount Rinjani, Lombok. Charm Lombok island famous as a region with baharinya tourist destinations such as Gili Trawangan, Senggigi Beach, and Kuta Lombok also exist on the allure of Mount Rinjani challenging and presents a beautifully charming landscape of height. Is not easily conquered Mount Rinjani because you have to climb more than 4 kilometers, not to mention passing through the barrier during the ascent.
If you wish to travel to Mount Rinjani, should not just try. You have to have guts enough, adequate physical condition, as well as some basic knowledge of mountaineering. Mount Rinjani Lombok is located in the northern part of the island of Lombok, is the highest mountain in West Nusa Tenggara Province with a height of up to 3,726 meters above sea level. Mount Rinjani is also the third highest mountain in Indonesia.
According to a local story that develops, Mount Rinjani is the palace of the queen who became the dwelling place of the genie named Dewi Anjani. Dewi Anjani is the daughter of a king and queen named Datu Mr. Mas goddess who supposedly ruled a small kingdom on the island of Lombok.
Exoticism Mount Rinjani Lombok
Regardless whether or not the mythical Mount Rinjani Lombok, tourist attractions pride of the people of West Nusa Tenggara this store natural charm of the exotic and fascinating. Many interesting points that you can encounter on Mount Rinjani, starting from the crater, lakes, hot springs, caves, waterfalls, holes eruption, caldera panorama, peak, until the new lava flows.
A number of tourist spot of Mount Rinjani and a favorite among tourists, namely Tetebatu, Senaru, and Sembalun with exotic natural beauty of the mountains. There is one spot that is not less attractive in the Mount Rinjani, Lombok, namely Segare Child, a natural lake formed by the eruption of Mount Rinjani in the past. Segare means the sea, thus Segare Children can be interpreted as a sea of small children from Mount Rinjani.
By the local community, this lake is often referred to as the sea because the lake water is clear blue sea water like a native. Children Segare lakes are at an altitude of 2,800 meters and has various types of fish, such as fish harper, tilapia, until fish Mas.
Again according to local beliefs, supposedly Lake Kids Segare believed to cure various diseases. In fact, this place was once commonly used as the location of worship or ritual to get the science or magic objects.
ak away from Lake Segare Son, you can find a small mountain called Mount Baru or New Mountain. Not many people dare to conquer the summit of Mount Baru is because until now the volcano continues to emit gas.
Flora & Fauna Mount Rinjani in Lombok
Not only offers the charm of an exotic panorama, Mount Rinjani Lombok also presents the beauty of the flora and fauna. At an altitude of 1,000 meters to 2,000 meters in the south and west of the mountain, you can find a number of rare plants in the lowlands. These plants are Dysoxylum sp, Ficus Superba, and Pterospermum.
If you go up again until at an altitude of 2000 to 3000 meters, you will find plants Pine Mountain (Casuarina junghuhniana). Above an altitude of over 3,000 meters, not many plants that live in addition to the grass and flowers Edelweiss (Anaphalis javanica). If you switch the view to the east, you will see Acacia trees that grow there.
Mount Rinjani in Lombok, there are more than 109 species of birds. Some of these include many bird species found in Australia. There are also species of monkeys, deer, porcupines and originating from Bali. If you visit Pelawangan Sembalun, you will encounter species of long-tailed monkeys who like to disturb climbers. Flock of long-tailed monkeys usually have damaging tents climbers, and stealing food in the tent. Long-tailed monkey is known to be very smart and brave.
Because it saves a lot of the unique and exotic natural charm, Mount Rinjani Lombok frequently act as a trekking by the climbers who love a challenge and adventure. Every day, there are dozens of good climbers coming from the local area, outside the island, until the overseas adventure to make the climb.
But it is also important to note that despite its charm and beauty, Mount Rinjani, Lombok is also included one of the six most dangerous mountain in Indonesia. This is because the mountain still holds many mysteries yet unknown. Not infrequently, the sunny weather tba suddenly changed for the worse and may cause climbers lost, and shortly found dead.
These things of course is not a barrier for those who have prepared themselves as well as possible to travel to Mount Rinjani Lombok.
Travel route to Mount Rinjani
There are two ways to get to the location of Mount Rinjani Lombok, namely by land and air, depending on where you start the trip.
If you start the journey from Banyuwangi, you must go to Gilimanuk Bali by using the ferry cost of Rp 8 thousand per person. From the port of Gilimanuk, proceed to Terminal Ubung Denpasar by using buses cost of Rp 35 thousand (approximately 3 hours drive). Ubung from the terminal, followed again to Terminal Mandalika Mataram costs Rp 25 thousand. Mandalika of the terminal, then riding a diversified market Elf towards Aikmel costs around Rp 20 thousand. In this market, you can buy the logistics needs in preparation for the climb to Mount Rinjani.