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Address: | Near Moni Village, Flores, Indonesia

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Must see in Flores

Beautiful National Park. It involves a long drive up steep roads, but the lakes are absolutely gorgeous and the views of the surround area are amazing. It is incredibly peaceful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
tedzeppelin
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful National Park. It involves a long drive up steep roads, but the lakes are absolutely gorgeous and the views of the surround area are amazing. It is incredibly peaceful at the top. The entrance fee is a bit steep for foreigners, but it is worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we startet from moni at 1:30 in the night. we were allmost on the top of the volcano at 4:30. enjoyed the beautyfull sunrise around 5:45 to 6:30. also possible to get a taxi up and down for 100 each person.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first stop on our tour of Moni and the nearby area and the highlight of the whole area. There are three lakes on top of the mountain, each a different colour - it was really remarkable to see two so close to other, yet look so different. As beautiful as the sunrise was, it's not the most... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Moni, the nearest village so that we can start at 4am to catch up the sun rise. The gate to the peak open at 4.30am, so we are about right when we arrive there. Walking up the hill is easy as there is stairs. It was cold and windy but the moment when the sun rise is... More 

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Lamorlaye, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderfull if you are lucky like me, when the weather is good, no clouds, the sunrise on the Kelimutu is wonderfull , the sun on the 3 colored lakes is wonderfull

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views. You must be lucky to see three different coloured lakes. Not worthy if you are not travelling around Flores.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, don't be fooled by the pictures, you can not see all 3 lakes at one time. However, this does not take away from its beauty! Traveling to West Flores is worth the time to visity Mount Kelimutu and its three crater lakes. It is extremely accessible. My wife had injured her feet earlier in travels and we were still... More 

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Singapore City, null, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kelimutu is not difficult at all to go to and offers breathtaking views of a charming sunrise slowly illuminating the lakes. Its best to leave your hotel at 4 and drive there, and then walk just a few minutes up. There are coffee and snacks sold by some local women at the viewpoint. The entrance fees are too pricey in... More 

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a special place, but the lakes are not really different colors. It costs 10 euro per person to enter the lakes, but there is a way to hike up and miss the gate to get in for free. It takes about 3.5 hours to hike up from Moni and you should use maps.me to follow the path.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 o'clock in the morning wake up. Walk to the mountain isn't so hard. We are average skilled hikers. Use your flashlight of your mobile phone because it is dark climbing up. After around 30 min you'll reach the top. Wait for sunset and enjoy the beautifull colours of the volcanolake. There 3 in total. When we where there it... More 

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