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Address: | Near Moni Village, Flores, Indonesia

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Gorgeous sunrise and colorful lakes

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... read more

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

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 NEW

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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Got up at 3.45am (urk). Up to the parking area by Ojek (40 mins). Walk to the top (approx 30 mins - 'older' traveller with dodgy hip). No clouds.Glorious experience of sun rise over the three lakes - all different equally lovely colours. Ride back down the mountain wa breathtaking. My Ojek free-wheeled for a good part of the descent... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

The park was worth a visit, especially at sunrise. Though, this review is intended to warn travellers of an aggressive con artist, liar and thief operating a "restaurant" and guest house in Moni. AVOID BAMBOO/BAMBU RESTAURANT AND MARIA INN AT ALL COSTS!. This curly haired short man called Iwan (Ivan) is a con artist of the highest degree. He walks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Actually only two lakes that are really connected and they change colors depend on the condition of the earth (I think that's what the natives said). The third one is across the other two and it's the only one that's safe to get closer but not allowed by the law. Come here early in the morning before the fog comes... More 

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Sidoarjo, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

They have 3 craters that changing colours occasionally. Best time to come 4 am in the morning before the sunrise and hike a little bit around 300 stairs perhaps Best time to come is april - september. If u wanna come here u can contact ardy at 085781286161 to help u with your plan

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valencia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

If you visit Flores, this is a must. We were really lucky and we could see the 3 lakes and the change of colours. There is no need of guide to do it of you have car or bike as it is well indicated from Moni town. The walk up is short and easy. It worth to go early to... More 

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

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