|Rinjani Closure Time|
Rinjani Closure Time. Because of anticipated extraordinary climate amongst January and March, the climbing trails on Mount Rinjani in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, will be authoritatively shut until the finish of March.
Park authority will quit climbing exercises in Mt. Rinjani from January 1 until March 31 because of outrageous climate, and furthermore to reestablish the biological system at the Mount Rinjani National Park – TNGR. It will open for recreation center again on April 1.
Precipitation of in the vicinity of 101mm and 400mm is anticipated all through the three-month time frame. The capability of substantial precipitation joined by solid wind could jeopardize guests’ security.
Cautioning signs have been set on the recreation center’s two passageways, in particular Senaru in North Lombok and Sembalun in East Lombok, and additionally key areas like the Lombok International Airport and Senggigi tourism range. The declaration has likewise been spread to all related gatherings, including climbing tourism organizations and the provincial police.
During the closure period, the agency is set to conduct restoration along mountain’s hiking trail and repairs of bridges, toilets and clean water. This closure period is very important to restore the park’s ecosystem, including its flora and wild fauna.
The 3,672-meter mountain is Lombok’s tourism icon and has attracted more and more tourists every year. In all, 30,847 foreigners from 112 countries have reportedly climbed Rinjani’s peak. According to the data from TNGR, this number is an increase from last year, when the figure was around 27,188 foreigners – Over 89,000 tourists had climbed the mountain in total throughout 2016; also an increase compared to 2015, when it reached 68,000.
The data shows that Rinjani is the only national park or mountain in Indonesia with visit figures in which foreign tourists made up more than 40 percent. In terms of total visits, Bromo is more popular with around 1 million tourists per year. But only about 5 percent of that figure was foreigners.
In addition to the beauty of its mountain top, Rinjani is also home to a crater lake shaped like a crescent moon named Segara Anak and a sub-volcano called Mount Barujari.