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Mount Kelimutu

Address: | Near Moni Village, Flores, Indonesia
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Ranked #2 of 32 Attractions in Flores
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Volcanos, Nature & Parks
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Type: Volcanos, Nature & Parks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Great view, and an easy walk up from the parking to the view point...I was lucky with clear sunny skies, as now (January) is rainy season Be aware of the high entrance fee for foreigners, 150.000 to on weekdays, 225.000 rp on weekends! Compare it with the entrance fee for Indonesians, a mere 5.000 rp!?

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Mount Kelimutu is a place worth visiting, I've seen a lot of lakes but not like these ones. There's 3 altogether, 2 next to each other separated by a small wall and another one on the other side of the walk, so it's not possible to take a picture of all 3 unless your in a helicopter. The entry for... More 

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Labuanbajo, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Certainly it is the most important site of Flores , you have to get up at 4 in the morning to see the sunrise but it's beautiful , never seen something so ..

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Lagos, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We started off from the village at 4am sharp and then took the 2km hike up to the mountain in the dark. If your not used to the morning chill take a light jacket. Also water and comfortable walking shoes. We made it in time for the sunrise which was incredible. From the top you can see all three lakes.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Kelimutu is probably the main attraction on an island that is jam packed with some of the most magnificent scenery in Asia. Flores is blessed with beautiful beaches, fantastic mountains, grand volcanoes and friendly people. Kelimutu is the pinnacle of tourism on Flores. Magnificent at any time of day, the best option is to be on the summit for sunrise,... More 

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Jakarta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Always wanted to go here before, but the airline cost is pretty expensive. After i saw the sunrise, it paid off. Priceless! Went here in the end of May 2014. Better go on summer (June-Augt), or prepare to get dissapointed because of the fog.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Mount Kelimutu is considered one of the highlights of any visit to Flores. For one, there is a rugged beauty to the mountainous landscape surrounding this 1,639m high volcano, which last erupted in 1968, and which continues to spew sulfur dioxide laden plumes. And there are the three lakes formed within craters at its summit, each not only with a... More 

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Banjarmasin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Maybe, Kelimutu Lake is the best lake view i've ever seen.. really cool, nature and quite place..i start at early morning from the hotel, and i found a great sunrise at the top of Mount Kelimutu. It was amazing sunrise. regard

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed Mt. Kelimutu and the crater lakes, however, it is a long way (and fairly expensive) to get to so you have to weigh that up. We were glad we did it as the lakes really were beautiful. We went at 3pm when the sun was out so the colours looked great. If you don't feel like doing... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Probably one of the best sunrises I've got to see. There is an entrance fee, so prepare some cash, approx. Rp.300,000. The walk was moderately easy as it took us only 20-30 minutes to reach the peak. The only problem was that it was dark and the steps were uneven that slowed us down, other than that, you could actually... More 

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