Welcome to Senaru


Senaru derives its name from sinaru, which means light. As you ascend the hill towards the sky and clouds, you'll see just why this makes sense.


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$87 Day Trips & Excursions

Northern Lombok Day Trip

Our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel at 8am and drive you to Narmada Park where you can see the Replica of Rinjani Mountain which was built by Balinese king Anak Agung in 1727. The replica of Rinjani Mountain used to be the place for the king to meditate in his old age. After visiting Narmada Park you will continue your journey to Sembalun Lawang where you can see Rinjani Mountain very close from this area. Sembalun also known as the main gate for trekking Rinjani Mountain. Along the way to Sembalun you will see a huge rice paddy field and strawberry plantation. Visit the Rinjani National Park office to get a better known about the second highest volcano mountain in Indonesia.From Sembalun you will continue your journey to Bayan to visit the oldest mosque in Lombok. From Bayan you will visit Sendang Gile waterfall which also located in Rinjani National Park area. Sendang Gile waterfall is the biggest waterfall in Lombok and from Sendang Giloe waterfall you will walk through jungle trek and cross a river to visit the second waterfall named Tiu Kelep Waterfall where you can swim in the pool.After visiting both waterfalls you will continue to visit Senaru the traditional village where the mountain tribal live and the civilization of the past century still exist as the part of the nature. After visiting the village, your driver will drive you back to your hotel and on the way back to your hotel you can stop over at Malimbu Cliff where you can stop over to take a picture of 3 Gili islands and Mount Agung Bali if the weather is clear. Arrive in your hotel to end the tour.

$310 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Mt Rinjani Volcano Trekking Tour from Lombok

Upon arrival you will be picked up from Lombok Airport or your local Lombok accommodation, you will then be transferred to your hotel for your first night’s accommodation in Senaru or Sembalun.  You will then be given a briefing on your 3 day trek by your professional guide.Day 1: Sembalun (1100m) – Sembalun crater rim (2639m) Wake up at 7:00am and have breakfast before registering at the Rinjani information center. Your trek starts from Sembalun village at 8:00am. Beginning with a gentle ascent through open grassland. After around 2 hours of walking you will reach position one (1300m), after another 40 mins you will be at position two (1500m). You will continue walking to position three (1800m) and have lunch here. After lunch and a rest, you will head to Sembalun crater rim (2639m). It takes 3 hours including a prolonged steep climb. Camp at the Crater Rim for the night and enjoy the amazing views of the sunset, sunrise and maybe even the Milky Way. Day 2: Sembalun crater rim (2639m) – Summit (3726m) - Segara Anak Lake and Hot Spring (2000m) – Senaru crater rim (2641m) You will be woken up around 2:00am with hot drinks and a light breakfast before you start climbing to the Rinjani Summit at 3:00am. Beginning with a moderate climb, followed by a fairly easy but longer walk. The final approach to the summit involves a steep climb over loose volcanic scree before reaching the summit at 6.00am to enjoy excellent panorama views of Lombok Island, Bali, Sumbawa Island and Segara Anak Lake. You will then descend back down to the Sembalun crater rim in around 2 hours and have breakfast down there before continuing your journey down to the lake and hot springs. The trail down is steep and a bit slippery and takes 2.5 hours to descend. Enjoy a swim in the lake and soak in the hot springs while your porters prepare your lunch.  After lunch climb to the Senaru crater rim (2641m) where you will camp for the night. The Senaru crater rim has the second most spectacular view after the summit where you can see an incredible sunset over Mt. Agung.Day 3: Senaru crater rim (2641m) – Senaru village (601m) Your final day on Mt. Rinjani is a relaxing one. After breakfast you will trek down to Senaru village through the tropical forest. If you are lucky you might see a rare black monkey. It takes around 5 hours to descend and rest stops and lunch will be taken along the way. Upon arrival at the Senaru Village you will be transported to the airport or your accommodation.

$285 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Mt Rinjani Volcano Trekking Tour from Lombok

Upon arrival you will be picked up from Lombok Airport or your local Lombok accommodation, you will then be transferred to your hotel for your first night’s accommodation in Senaru or Sembalun.  You will then be given a briefing for your 2 day trek by your professional guide.Day 1: Sembalun (1100m) – Sembalun Crater Rim (2639m) Wake up at 7:00am and have breakfast before registering at the Rinjani information center. Your trek starts from Sembalun village at 8:00am. Beginning with a gentle ascent through open grassland. After around 2 hours of walking you will reach position one (1300m), after another 40 mins you will be at position two (1500m). You will continue walking to position three (1800m) and have lunch here. After lunch and a rest, you will head to Sembalun crater rim (2639m). It takes 3 hours including a prolonged steep climb. Camp at the Crater Rim for the night and enjoy the amazing views of the sunset, sunrise and maybe even the Milky Way. Day 2: Sembalun Crater Rim (2639m) – Summit 3.726 m – Sembalun village.You will be woken up around 2:00am with hot drinks and a light breakfast before you start climbing to the Rinjani Summit at 3:00am. Beginning with a moderate climb, followed by a fairly easy but longer walk. The final approach to the summit involves a steep climb over loose volcanic scree before reaching the summit at 6.00am to enjoy excellent panorama views of Lombok Island, Bali, Sumbawa Island and Segara Anak Lake. You will descend into the Sembalun crater rim in approximately 2 hours and have breakfast there before continuing down to the Sembalun Village which will take around 5 hours to reach. Upon arrival at the Senaru Village you will be transported to the airport or your accommodation.

$260 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Lombok to Mt Rinjani 2-Night Beginners Trekking Tour

Your 2-night tour begins with pickup from Lombok Airport or your central Lombok hotel (pickup times are flexible and will be confirmed on booking), and a transfer to your first night’s accommodation in Senaru or Sembalun. On arrival, you will meet your guide and be given a rundown of the tour itinerary, before being left to enjoy your first evening independently. Day 1: Senaru village (601m) - Crater Rim Senaru (2641m) Wake up at 6:30am and have breakfast at your hotel, before walking to the Rinjani Trek Centre (around 10 minutes walk from the hotel) to register. Start your guided trek at 8am and begin by walking through dense tropical rainforest, stopping along the way to admire exotic birds and butterflies. Stop for a break at the Montong Satas shelter (4,921 feet/1,500m) and refuel with a cup of tea with some biscuits, then continue the ascent for another 2 hours up to Mondokan Lolak (6,562 feet/2,000m), where you'll have lunch. After lunch, continue for another 2 hours to the Senaru crater rim (8,665 feet/2,641m). The Senaru crater offers a spectacular viewpoint from which you can watch the sunset over Mt Agung and the rest of Bali. You will camp here for the night. Day 2: Crater Rim Senaru (2641m) - Senaru village (601m) After breakfast and watching the sunrise, leave Mt Rinjani and hike back down to Senaru village through the rainforest, keeping a look out for rare black monkeys. The return trek takes around 5 hours and you will stop for lunch along the way.On return to Senaru Village in the mid afternoon, your tour ends with a transfer to Lombok airport or your hotel.

$25 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transfer: Lombok Airport to Hotel

Upon your arrival at Lombok International Airport, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara and after clearing customs, collect your luggage and walk out towards the exit gate. Your driver will be waiting for you here holding a sign board with your name on it. After being guided to your vehicle, your personal driver will take you to your accommodation.You will have an English speaking driver and will taken to your accommodation in an air conditioned vehicle. Your transfer can take you to your accommodation at any of the following destinations: Mataram, Senggigi, Bangsal, Senaru, Sembalun, Tete Batu, Kuta, Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno.

$399 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

4 Days 3 Nights Waterfall of Lombok

Day 01: Arrival Lombok – SenggigiA warm welcome awaits as you arrive at Lombok’s international airport. You will be greeted by our professional and licensed guide who will escort you to your hotel in Lombok. With fewer tourists and a noticeably different atmosphere, Lombok offers something different compared to the neighbouring island of Bali. Check-in and enjoy the rest of the afternoon at your own leisure.Overnight at Kila Senggigi Beach Lombok Day 02: Senaru Village – Tiu Kelep Waterfall – SembalunBreakfast at the hotel. Scenic drive along the west coast of Lombok with as stop at a traditional Tanjung Market for an opportunity to sample some fresh fruits and snacks. Continue to Akar Akar village in Bayan district to discover the culture of indigenous Sasak in their traditional village. Arrive at Senaru village, proceed to Tiu Kelep and Sendang Gile Waterfall. Lunch at a local restaurant. Continue driving towards your hotel in Sembalun Lawang village, check-in and home-cooked dinner is provided at a local homestay.Overnight at Sembalun Agro Villas Day 03: Panorama Walk – Waterfalls – Monkey Forest – SenggigiEarly breakfast at the hotel. Drive to the starting point, continue with a guided leisure walk that leads you to observe the local farmers harvesting. Learn more about the variety of vegetables and farming techniques until you reach Bamboo Garden. Lunch at a local berugak, return to the hotel and check out. Continue with a drive to Benang Stokel. Arrive at the waterfall Benang Kelambu, nestled below thecanopy of trees. Next to Nipah Beach to see the sunset. Transfer to your hotel in Senggigi.Overnight stay at Kila Senggigi Beach Lombok Day 04: Departure LombokBreakfast at hotel. Check out at the designated time depending on your flight schedule. Transfer to Lombok International Airport for your onward flight to next destination with memories of the waterfalls.