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The best trek we’ve ever done October 7, 2005

Filed under: Pictures,Travelling — ambar @ 5:27 pm


We reached Mt.Rinjani’s peak after 4hours summit attack at monday morning. It was gorgeous! Previously we had 10 hours trekking from Sembalun Lawang to the camp just below the mountain. Monday afternoon, after 2hours rest we move on to the camp by Segara Anak lake. We had a good rest and managed to gain our strength for another day’s trekking. On Tuesday at 6am we set off to Plawangan a favorite place for viewing the crater rim. At about mid day we reached Plawangan and had our last lunch at post III. An hour rest then we set off into the last stage of trekking, about 8km to Senaru which took 4hours with gentle slope. Finnaly we arrived Senaru at 3:30pm. This was the best trekking I’ve ever done. Only 3D/2N for about 26km plus the summit was very rewarding


My experiment with GPS did not seem succesful. We had problem with battery supply, e-Trex couldn’t pick any signal on the last stage due forest density. We had arranged taxi to pick us up at Senaru and take us to Mangsit -5km outside Senggigi where we found a place to stay. I am now sitting in backyard of Nusa Bunga with direct view to the beach. Today we are going to Gili Trawangan from Bangsal Harbour. Oh yeah with aching legs off course !


ambar on top

It was just a breathtaking panorama ! You can see more pictures in Photobox.

 

One Response to “The best trek we’ve ever done”

  1. LSC Says:

    Hi,

    are you interested to trek in Ladakh -himalayas region.

    my name is Florence fr Perez co. We liaise with a local travel agency to organise trekking trips in Ladakh, Northern India -also part of the himalayas region.

    the cost – depend on the package, trekking places and duration.
    For a trip range from 9 to 13 days
    without airticket – range fr sin$750 to sin$1100 –

    with airticket – range from Sin$1750 to sin$2100.

    We also cater special trip to each groups . example winter trek in Dec/Feb.

    here is our website :http://www.himalayas-ladakh-trip.blogspot.com

    Fr
    Florence–>


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