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Mount Egon

Maumere, Flores, Indonesia
+62 823-4104-0587
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Tough climb up and ever tougher down, but worth it!

We decided to get an early start as we hate climbing in the heat. We arrived at the start of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hutchamdc
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Brisbane, Australia
Worth the effort

I am 54 years old , not well fit person , have done easy hiking occasionally . I done hiking to... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Josco W
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Hong kong
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“crater rim” (4 reviews)
“loose rocks” (3 reviews)
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Maumere, Flores, Indonesia
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+62 823-4104-0587
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Make sure you wear appropriate hiking shoes. Bring at least 2-3 liter water per person and clothes to change because it can be quite cold when you reach the top ( you will definitely sweat a lot on the way up)

1  Thank Fabian S
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Climbed this in a small group recently, you need transport (motorbikes best) to take you along terribly rutted roads to the trailhead, and someone really needs to show u where it starts. About 1-1.5 hours up through nice forest before it opens up a bit...More

1  Thank almondy23
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I have climbed this mountain a few times, and this time didn’t get to the top, because one of our group had a fall, and we had to take her down as she had suffered a concussion. So. The message is, don’t underestimate this small...More

4  Thank ricky_indo
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I heard about the trek by accident, in one of tge Flores tourist addds, liked the photos, did some research, and decided to climb it whe I get to Maumere from Moni, on my way to Larantuka. Met another traveller who was up for joinning,...More

2  Thank Haggai B
Reviewed 4 June 2015

A day trip from Maumere, beautiful and easy hike to the volcano. Easy to find a good guide in the villages on the way.

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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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