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Mount Kelimutu

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Nice morning trip, beautiful views

TThis is the only reason to get to Moni. We were in the rainy season, so we gor some morning rain and there were clouds, but nevertheless the sunrise was beautiful and the clouds... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
zipzie
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Surabaya
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Surabaya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

TThis is the only reason to get to Moni. We were in the rainy season, so we gor some morning rain and there were clouds, but nevertheless the sunrise was beautiful and the clouds drifting into the lakes have their attraction to. Do't skip this in any weather conditions, but bring a torch and a raincoat, tea is available at... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's worth waking up at 4:am for a 20 min drive to the car park followed by a 15 min walk to the summit. A beautiful sense of serenity that is a must do while in Moni.

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Thank Matt19641964
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the time to get to Moni from Ende (windy road). We didn't care too much for the sunrise (really, they are all much the same) so we left Moni at 5am but most importantly it is better to go up when the sun is higher to see the true colours of the water. We found the unauthorised view... More 

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Bandung, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We start tracking at 4AM, the temperature was not really cold but the wind was quite strong. The track was easy and beyond my expectation, I thought it would be hard and tiring. We reach the top at 5AM and it still dark so we just sat together to warmer ourself. When the sky brighter, we can see the three... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kelimutu national park is a brilliant walk with a rewarding view. It is about 15 kilometres from town. I recommend you get a lift up and then walk down. The walk takes about 3 hours. Matilda Day, age 9

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

One of the easiest Volcanoes to climb that I know of. Brilliant roads and infrastructure. Park fees a little stiff though.

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2 Thank CrisandShamo
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

We stayed the night at Moni, which is a must so you can go upto the mount early in the morning. Watching the sunrise must be amazing however we were there around 5.00 and the sun was already up :( there was around 30 people so there was space to sit peacefully and appreciate the moment. The walk up is... More 

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Tubingen, Germany
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

No doubt Kelimutu is a beautiful place, at a level with Bromo or Semeru. And the surrounding is well maintained, no litter and no agressive sales. Why only two stars: I hate the habit of the Indonesian goverment to charge foreigners 30 times as much as locals. Tourist coming by bus will probably not notice. Think of having to pay... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Got up very early to see the sun come up and all seemed on target at 5.30 then the clouds appeared. it was still an amazing place to be in and with the light we saw what a stunning place this was.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Visited mt kelimutu in the morning and afternoon. In the morning, it was foggy and we could not catch the sunrise. We went again in the afternoon. (Do note that your ticket entitles you multiple entry into the lake for the day, so we went the 2nd time in the afternoon). In fact, the afternoon view is clearer and there... More 

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