Getting Mount Rinjani Lombok
If you choose Mount Rinjani as a travel destination, here are some things you need to know to get to the Mount Rinjani area.
The places that are the main access if you want to climb Mount Rinjani are Senaru village and Sembalun village. This place offers many places to stay before the hike begins.
There are regular flights from Denpasar Bali, Jakarta, and Surabaya and from Singapore to Lombok International airport.
From Lombok international airport the trip will continue by car to Senaru village about 3 hours and 3 hours 40 minutes to Sembalun village.
By Slow Ferry.
If you would visit Rinjani by slow ferry, the main port in Bali you should visit is Padang Bai harbor to reach Lombok harbor ( Lembar harbor ). It will take 4-6 hours to sail from Bali to Lombok harbor. For a low budget this is an alternative option to getting Lombok island.
Ferry service departs every hour and operates for 24 hours. Continue the trip by car to Senaru village approximately 2 hours 30 minutes and 3 hours 20 minutes to Sembalun village.
By Fast boat
Another option if you would visit Rinjani is taking a fast boat from Bali island. There are lots fast boat run everyday from Padang Bali harbor to Lombok island ( Bangsal harbor or Senggigi harbour )
It takes 2 hours from Padang Bai Bali to reach Bangsal harbor Lombok. Continue your trip to Senaru for 2 hours drive and 2 hours 30 minutes to Sembalun.