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Very interesting walk

The mountain is really interesting. The different colours in the 3 lakes are stunning. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Blenheim, New Zealand
Sunrise essential

Stayed in nearby moni for this trip. Ordered a taxi to take us to the start of the walk, torch is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
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“hot coffee” (6 reviews)
| Moni, Flores, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The mountain is really interesting. The different colours in the 3 lakes are stunning. The physical landforms are awesome. A really interesting walk. The climb (via steps) to the top is not difficult. The hawkers along the trail are not pushy and in keeping with...More

Thank timetravel1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in nearby moni for this trip. Ordered a taxi to take us to the start of the walk, torch is essential for the climb up. The climb is not a problem, 2 of our group have issues with knees and had no issues. Arriving...More

1  Thank Canarytraveller72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the 0400 wakeup to watch the sun rise over Kelimutu! The walk isn't too strenuous, there are stairs most of the way. We took torches but the way was quite well lit (a recent addition according to our guide) It was quite cold but...More

2  Thank Rhiannon177
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

wake up early morning never been so worthy like ive been here. the weather was so cold..so u better bring ur warm jacket and trouser. hiking on top to see the most wonderful sun rising was a grateful thing

Thank Patricia N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It takes a little effort to experience the beauty of Mother Nature. Sure it is a bit cold but you can buy hot coffee or tea at the view point. The view is amazing when sun rises over the edge. Stay a little longer to...More

Thank jwijk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving at 4am to catch sunrise in Kelimutu and it takes about 30 minutes from our hostel in Moni area. This area already get a concern from local government because the path to the lake is really good and cemented. We have to walk through...More

Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a bit hard to reach - most people come on motorbikes or with private drivers, we chose the second option - but definitely worth to see if you are on Flores. We didn't care about coming for the sunrise and we did well, because...More

Thank katzschen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view of the lakes are great, their colours are kinda similar right know. Ojek /car (4 passengers) there is 50K one way. The entrance ticket is way too expensive (150K - weekdays, 225K - sunday!!!, while locals pay only 7,5K). Try to avoid going...More

Thank Katarzyna W
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

You have to get up early and wear warm cloths, but the experience is worth it! Fantastic sun rise over 3 beautiful lakes!

1  Thank heidivdz
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We decided to try for a day time visit instead of the standard dawn one! Visual observation that it wasn't too clowdy and off we went! We were rewarded by no crowds and perfect views. Definitely something to consider as an option.

Thank 987carita
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Kim C
29 March 2017|
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Response from Charlesadventure | Reviewed this property |
You can easy stay at Hotel silverin Bajawa and ask for the staff to looking for transport and guide to go there.
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Eleni G
21 March 2017|
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Response from Tienti R | Reviewed this property |
Komodo or Rinca Island located at Labuan Bajo, while mount kelimutu located in Ende. So either you want to do a road trip or took a flight. You can spend 2-4 days exploring Labuan Bajo (live onboard). There are many agents... More
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Response from MajraHlavac | Reviewed this property |
Would be tight, you must have a driver ready and leave from there around 8:30 at the latest, the sunrise is around 5am, so doable. Often landslides on the way to Ende so check right before you go as that can easily add... More