Day 1 → AIRPORT - PONDOK SENARU COTTAGES( D )
Pick up at Lombok (LOP) airport, transfer directly to Pondok Senaru Cottages or similar accommodation. Settle in to our cottages and relax and begin introductions to DDQ material and sleep in the cozy cottages.
Day 2 → SENGGIGI - SEMBALUN - SEMBALUN RIM. ( B.L.D )
After breakfast, leave your Lodge and directly transfer via a 2.5 hour drive to Sembalun Lawang, the official beginning of the hike. Enjoy the spectacular grasslands at the start of the hike and the 7 hours of trekking up to Sembalun Crater Rim. We will be camping at Campsite 1 at Sembalun Rim and spending some time at night to continue the DDQ content and further our refections on our dreams.
Day 3 → SEMBALUN RIM - RINJANI SUMMIT - LAKE - HOT SPRING ( B.L.D )
Early morning departure from our campsite at 3:00am to catch the sunrise on Mount Rinjani. We will climb several ridges for 3 hours until reaching the true Rinjani summit. This spectacular view across the Gilis islands, Bali, Lombok and Sumbawa will surely inspire you and make all the challenging effort worthwhile.
Then we will walk back down to the lake for another 3 hours where we will take a break and have a second breakfast. In the mid-morning we will visit Rinjani Hot Spring and spend the rest of the afternoon at the lakeside Campsite 2 relaxing and engaging in some journal time and teaching.
Day 4 → REST DAY AT THE LAKE AND SENARU RIM
Today we will take a break from our hard last few days of trekking. We will have a relaxing morning at the lake campsite and take in the view while engaging in some more of the DDQ material on our values. After lunch, leave your camp site at the lake to take a short 2 hour walk up to Senaru Rim. This is another spectacular view of Mount Rinjani from a totally different angle and one of the highlights of the entire trip. Camp at Campsite 3 at Senaru Rim.
Day 5 → SENARU RIM - SENGGIGI ( B.L )
After breakfast, walk down through the Rinjani rain forest amidst the singing of birds to arrive in Senaru village in the afternoon. Directly transfer to Senggigi and overnight at Batu Bolong Eco-Cottages. We will conclude our official course content with a final dinner and a debrief. At this dinner we will make declarations about our purpose and the mental discoveries we have made along this life changing journey.
Day 6 → SENGGIGI - LOMBOK SASAK TOURS - LOMBOK AIRPORT ( B.L )
Depending when the flights depart on this sixth day we may have time to visit some or all of the following sites in the morning : Lombok Local Market, Banyumulek Pottery Village, Sukarare Traditional Hand Weaving Village, Sade and the Rambitan Sasak Village. We will have lunch and make sure you are transferred for your flight out of Lombok (LOP) airport 1.5 hours before your late afternoon or night flight.
NOTE: If it is desired an extra day can be added to the trip for relaxation at the beach and/or more time for shopping and learning about local handicrafts.