Development of Natural Tourism Master Plan for Gunung Rinjani National Park

Development of Natural Tourism Master Plan for Gunung Rinjani National Park

The purpose of the activity is to develop Taman Nasional Gunung Rinjani Natural Tourism Master Plan that includes comprehensive and integrated guidance for Gunung Rinjani National Park by referring to the principles of natural conservation and natural tourism. After the Lombok earthquake in August 2018 there was severe damage to tourism activities on Mount Rinjani. There have been many changes due to this disaster, both physical nature and infrastructure, so it is necessary to restructure tourism activities there. Responding to these changes while at the same time supporting the realization of the vision and mission of Mount Rinjani National Park as well as answering strategic issues and the dynamics of the challenges of implementing natural tourism in this national park such as waste management, visitor management, institutional capacity of local tourism actors and disaster risk mitigation, it is necessary to revise the previous Nature Tourism Master Plan.

Project Component

(1) Identify of primary data on environment and natural tourism at NP Gunung Rinjani;
(2) Natural tourism development concept, basic consideration for development, and comprehensive analysis;
(3) Policies, strategies, and programs for the development of natural tourism at NP Gunung Rinjani, including concerning the problem of visitor management, waste management and natural disaster mitigation.

Location

It was implemented at Gunung Rinjani National Park-Lombok.  This park has the most popular trekking mountain  for foreign tourists – reach 39.569 trekkers in 2017- and one of most known mountain to climb for Indonesian nature lovers. Besides its popularity for tourism, Mount Rinjani also has important function to provide freshwater supply for the Lombok Island as well as sheltering for Lombok’s Biodiversity.

Output

Achievements :
(1) The Development of Master Plan for Natural Tourism at Gunung Rinjani National Park 2019-2024
(2) Disseminated Master Plan for Natural Tourism at Gunung Rinjani National Park 2019-2024 to tourism stakeholders

Donor & Partners

The project was funded by Bureau of Gunung Rinjani National Park

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