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Trekking Mt Rinjani and visitng Gili

Posted by DShan on 12/5/2011 at 08:42

Hi, just wondering if anyone has done the trek up Mt Rinjani and can recommend any good trekking companies? Or can I book with guesthouses in Lombok? Planning to trek Mt Rinjani early June (I'm going alone, but hoping to find people to trek together with), but not sure if there are cheaper alternatives out there. The ones I've asked go for USD175 per pax for a 3D2N trek.
Also, any good recommendations on guesthouses to stay the night before the trek? Going on a budget trip, so hopefully to find something that is cheap.
Also thinking of dropping by Gili either before or after the trek for a couple of days. What is the cheapest way to get across to Gili island and any accomo to recommend? Hoping to find a place with more travellers (backpackers)

#1 DShan has been a member since 9/7/2006. Posts: 17

Posted by eik362 on 6/6/2012 at 23:38

Hi there! Just wondering if you ended up trekking Mt Rinjani? I'm really interested to climb it sometime in June/July.

#2 eik362 has been a member since 10/4/2012. Location: Australia. Posts: 8

Posted by DShan on 10/6/2012 at 06:13

Nope i didn't. But please let me know if you managed to do so and share your experiences and how u went about booking it.


#3 DShan has been a member since 9/7/2006. Posts: 17

Posted by marktraveler on 25/8/2012 at 09:18

I just did the amazing 3 days 2 nights rinjani trip / trekking. beautiful view and the guides were very helpful. the service i had was excellent. I can defenately recommend to do the track with lombok rinjani trekking by hardy kruger! good fun and a good price. especially if you call of contact him directly! I've known hardy for about a week and he has good humor and likes to play tabeltennis. please challange hem ;-)..

i got his number if you want of use his website to take a look

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enjoy your holyday

greets mark from holland

#4 marktraveler has been a member since 25/8/2012. Posts: 1

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