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Address: | Near Moni Village, Flores, Indonesia

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A truly magical experience

A truly magical experience, getting up at 4am in Moni for the 30 min drive and 20 min walk to the top of Kelimutu before dawn. A small crowd of 30-40 people gathered in the cold... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

A truly magical experience, getting up at 4am in Moni for the 30 min drive and 20 min walk to the top of Kelimutu before dawn. A small crowd of 30-40 people gathered in the cold on the top to see the sunrise over the three lakes of Kelimutu. The pictures aren't lying, the lakes are truly three strongly different... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The hiking track to witness the magnificent view is not hard and relatively easy. Choose your time during the non rainy days to have clearer few with less fog.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

to be amaze after a 30 minutes step-ups the peak of the mountain, awaiting the sun rise glazing after the fogs gone, and mesmerize by the views of the amazing 3 colours volcano-lake by nature. to realize how beautiful Indonesia is, and be blessed to witnessing by our own eyes. a must do before you die.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We took a trip to Ende on Flores especially to explore Kelimuti. We spent our first night in the mountain village of Moni which is the main base on the way to Kelimutu volcano - and it's famous three crater lakes. Getting to Moni is an adventure in itself as the only way in is via a twisty mountain road... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

So,we were sick of getting fat off the Mie goreng and Bintang and decided to walk from our hotel to the top of the mountain. It was a 20k trek all up hill. We walked through the local market and got a slice of Moni life. Up the hill there were some villages and apparently a short cut that we... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Gorgeous sunrise, even though you have to get up quite early to see it (~ 4am). From the parking lot it's ~20 min walk to the viewpoint. Here you can see the sunrise while enjoying some fresh tea or coffee from the local vendors.

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Oud-Zuilen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Wonderful, serene nature with superb views. the 3 lakes are quite special with their different colours.

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Moni village to the Keli-Mutu car parking area is about 15 kilometres, so you will need transport from the village. At the park entrance, you will have to pay RP150,000 per person per day, plus RP5,000 each for your driver or any other local with you, so take plenty of cash. While we appreciate having to pay to enter National... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

We didn't wake up early to catch the sunrise. Leave around 7am. We reached around 8.30 am it was really windy and misty.we waited until 10.30am then we were rewarded with three different hues of milky white, emerald green and dark green. It's worth to wait.just make sure you bring s light jacket it could be really chilly in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Most people know this is a place definitely worth visiting but what I wanted to say was we went later in the day around midday and the view was crystal clear. Drive is long from Ende but manageable. It's just one road so if you never turn you'll find it. Wasn't too busy and the lakes are pretty great to... More 

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Address: | Near Moni Village, Flores, Indonesia
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  East Nusa Tenggara  >  Flores

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