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Mount Kelimutu

Moni Village, Flores, Indonesia
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Ranked #1 of 31 Attractions in Flores
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Volcanos
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

My third visit to Kelimutu and it was third time lucky. Both times previously clouds obscured the view but this time the sun rose on a perfect morning of totally clear skies and beautiful views of this breathtaking landscape. Simply an amazing spectacle and so worth the effort of getting there, not to mention getting up before 4.00 am to... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Breathtaking tri color lake. This is really a must see in Flores (and so far the highlights). We could see only 2 lakes as the third one was covered by clouds but it was just as nice a view. Easy walk up.

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Aalst, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We came from Riung and as it was not to clouded, we decided to go up the mountain in the afternoon instead of choosing for the very early sunrisewalk. It was beautiful! We had clear blue sky at one moment and after 20 minutes fog came over the lakes... very pretty sight + we had the whole top practically for... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We absolutely loved it! We hiked up for sunrise And were lucky that the sky was clear. The lakes were bright blue and black and the view was crystal clear. We hiked around to see the black lake clearly and then park rangers told us we shouldn't be up there....though there was a trail and we followed another group three,... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I visited here for sunrise, which is the norm for most visitors. We left moni at about 4.30am and got a motorbike up to the volcano. It is only a short 20 minute walk to inspiration point from the car park. Make sure you bring warm clothes, as it gets very cold. The three crater lakes were amazing and the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Don't be lazy, get up at four in the morning to catch sunrise. And be nice to the guy who wants to shake your hand and know your name, all he wants to give you is a hot drink for $1 and not a hard time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Go early in the morning and wear some warm clothes. Go all the way to the top of the stairs. It's a few steps and the smell is awful, but totally worth it! The colors are amazing!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This place simply blows your mind. Getting up early and the trek up is so worth it. It is magical to see the colors of the gorgeous lakes. I can imagine why many people jump in. They look absolutely intriguing and tempting :) Here are some tips for your trip 1. The locals will try to sell you the idea... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Just visited the Kelimutu on 29 June 2014, the crater lakes are amazing! Apparently, the lakes change its colours quite often. I am just really glad to catch it when the two lakes which are besides each other is of very different colours. One of them is like Black-Brown with tinge of orange and the other is a bright Green-Blue.... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Depending on the day or time of day, *you may or may not* get to see the lakes because of the thick fog. While most travellers depart early in the morning to see the lakes at sunrise, we went in the afternoon and had a peek at the lakes when the fog cleared for a brief amount of time. It... More

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