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Mount Egon

Maumere, Flores, Indonesia
+62 823-4104-0587
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Amazing contact with nature.

Great place to hike if you love nature. It is not crowded at all, actually quite lonely, I only saw... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jrmxino
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Mexico City, Mexico
nice trip

Very easy to miss the path from road if you walk there without a guide. Going up is not very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert B
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Wroclaw, Poland
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“crater rim” (5 reviews)
“loose rocks” (3 reviews)
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Maumere, Flores, Indonesia
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+62 823-4104-0587
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"crater rim"
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"active volcano"
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"bring enough"
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"tree line"
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"nice hike"
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"trail starts"
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"tough climb"
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"hiking shoes"
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"maumere bay"
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"the main road"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to hike if you love nature. It is not crowded at all, actually quite lonely, I only saw two more tourists. This is great because you have nature all for yourself and the volcano stays very very clean, virtually garbage free. I went...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very easy to miss the path from road if you walk there without a guide. Going up is not very difficult but you better take good shoes for climbing. It is hot and walking up takes around 2 hours. Views are good. Really nice walk.

Thank Robert B
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Had a great fun with a groups, ensure you bring plenty of water and proper shoes except local they get into used to it without shoes.

Thank Agoesto
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Great Hike, clear path marked with stone piles, don't need guide. Cost for Ojet from Sunset Cottages 65,000IDR (£4). I tipped him more due to heavy rain on the way back. He will drop you & pick you up at arranged time. The trail foot...More

Thank brianwB3302KO
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Gunung Egon is a nice dormant volcano. The trail goes through a forest at first then climbs above the tree line and affords lovely views over the sea and surrounding islands. It took us 1.5 hours going up and down. There are several steam vents...More

Thank Boleslav
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

We decided to get an early start as we hate climbing in the heat. We arrived at the start of the track at 6:00am. We had organised a driver (through our resort in Maumere) and a guide ( a must if you want to get...More

Thank hutchamdc
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I am 54 years old , not well fit person , have done easy hiking occasionally . I done hiking to mount egon just before to equator. Miss by 200 meter . 😞 I have a English speaking guild which is experience in mount egon...More

Thank Josco W
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Was in Maumere in Aug 2017 and from the roads along Maumere Bay, you can already see the summit/top crater rim which is 1706m asl. How to get to the summit: You can rent a car to pick you up and send you to the...More

1  Thank BoobooChann
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

In the hotel we were told that it's better to do the hike with a guide, but in fact, you don't need one as there is just one trail up to Mount Egon. Also, other than most reviews say, we easily found the trailhead: after...More

2  Thank Fabienne P
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

Getting down the steep upper part is a bit tricky, and I saw younger people using a stick. Contrary to what they make you believe, you do not need a guide. The track is absolutely clear, the only problem is to find the trail head,...More

Thank KualaKapuas
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Boleslav
8 February 2017|
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Response from KualaKapuas | Reviewed this property |
1) The driver knows (even when he tells you otherwise) 2) Use Open STreet maps. Trail is clearly marked, and it's accurate to the meter
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