ENVIRONMENTAL CARE CODE
These guidelines help minimize the
impact of your visit on the natural environment and also on other
visitors. Help to keep the park unspoiled for future visitors.
rubbish: litters is
unattractive, harmful to wildlife, and can increase. Plan your trip
to minimize rubbish by not taking bottles and cans. Rinjani has a
“pack it in –pack it out” policy, so be sure to carry out of the
pack whatever you carry in.
Keep to the
track: by keeping to the
trail, you avoid trampling undergrowth and risking getting lost in
care : when camping,
camping, leave no trace of your visit.
Keep streams and lake
clean : wash well away from
the water source by talking water in a container.
detergent are harmful to the creatures that live in the streams alike, drain used water into the ground.
waste : in areas without
toilet facilities, bury your toilet waste in a shallow hole well
away from waterways, tracts, campsites and shelter. Take care with
fires. Portable fuel stoves are less harmful to the environment and
are more efficient than fires. If you must use a fire, keep it small
and make sure that the fire is out before leaving by dousing it with
water and checking the ashes.
Respect cultural and
natural heritage: help
protect the spiritual and historical significance of Mt . Rinjani by
respecting our local culture. Conserve wildlife and plants of the
national park by not removing anything.
visitors : walk quietly
trough the forest so that you do not disturb the wildlife that you
and others have come to see.
visit : enjoy your visit and
before leaving the area take one last look - will the next visitor
know that you have been here?
local guide license, make sure that he has a valid Indonesian
Guide License. Never go without a local experienced guide.
equipment i.e tents, sleeping bags, mattress. Due to uncertain
weather, make sure that your tent is non-liking or waterproof.
Most local trek organizer use very common "basic and old tents".
Pay a little more extra for a better handling and comfort is
worth. Book your trek through a well organized trek organizer.
Make sure you are equipped with the most advanced equipment.
have several shelter in each stop point (commonly known as pos).
Some of them equipped with toilet, but not well-maintained, dirty.
A toilet tent can be useful when camping in open air.
the environment clean and nature. Rinjani trek is more than simply
visit the area, some trek trails are very steep and dangerous, but
the views and panorama is worth to be explored.
book an organized trekking package, check with your agent in
details, what's includes and what's not included in the package.
Quality of service and facilities provided are important because
the facilities in Rinjani National park is not the same as
facilities you can find in well developed countries.
you have enough drinking water and logistics. Be sure to stay fit
before, during and after the trek.