BENANG STOKEL NEW
TO MOUNT RINJANI
Benang Stokel in the village of Aik Berik in Central Lombok is about
27km east of Mataram, a little less than an hourís 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
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.
Farmland, dense forest, pine forest, river and waterfalls.
plenty of water sources.
Type of tour:
Fully organized (combination of adventure, leisure, eco tourism,
Individual or group departures are available upon request.
Our guide will pick you up at hotel lobby at 06.00 AM then
transfer to Benang Stokel, meet your guide and arrange National Park
entry tickets. Your guide gives you briefing describes the route
details, local cultural traditions and what you might see, and
explains rubbish management and safety procedures.
dense forest, the ascent up to the crater rim takes around 8 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. . Lunch served on the way.
Enjoy proud feelings of satisfaction and the amazing
sunrise views across the Wallace Line to Bali, Mt. Agung and Sumbawa.
After breakfast, descend down the long trail to Benang
Stokel through thick tropical forests rich in flora, bird life and a
variety of butterflies. You might see orchid and, if lucky, the rare
black ebony leaf monkey, known locally as lutung.
Rest stop are
taken along the way, After seven hours walk from the rim, the trek
ends at Jebak Gawah where the jeep is waiting to transfer you to the
RINJANI LAKE PACKAGE 03 DAYS
Person in US$
Price included :
- Entrance fees.
- 3 Meals a day ( Mineral water and soft
- Return transport with air conditions
- Experience Guide since 1984
- Tent ,sleeping bag and mattress.
- First Aid
- Alcoholic Beverage
Not Included :
- Tips for porter and guide
- Tours to the waterfalls in Senaru
- Extra Night for Accommodation in
Senaru after trekking.
- Other personal expenses
What to bring :
- Extra film
- Toilet paper
- Hat / cap
- Sun cream.
- Warm Clothing ( fleece ) wind jacket.
- Flash light
- Rain Coat (
during Rain Season Nov-March )
- Windbreaker /
jacket, sweater, gloves, ear cover
- Cameras / video
- Insect repellent
Breakfast: Jeffle, Pancake, Fried Banana,
Fruit Salad, Coffee and Tea
Steam Rice, Fried Potatoes, Fried Noodle, Noodle
Soup, Omelet, Fruit Salad, Snack, Coffee and Tea
Dinner : Nasi
Campur ( mix rice ), Steam Rice, Fried Rice, Fried
Chicken/Omelate, Fruit Salad, TOFU/TEMPE,Snack,
coffee and Tea
- Tent ( 01 Ten
for 02 Person )
- Sleeping Bag
- Air Mattress / Air Bed
- Cooking Equipments
- Disposal Toilet
- Toilet Tent