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Mount Kelimutu

| Moni, Flores, Indonesia
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Take your chance and go for the sunrise!!!

I flew to Ende from Labuan Bajo with Garuda Indonesia at 9:25 am. There's another flight with Wings... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pekanbaru, Indonesia
via mobile
Go late morning.

Had it with Lonely Planet advising to go here at sunrise. Got warned by locals and other tourists... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adelaide, Australia
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| Moni, Flores, Indonesia

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I flew to Ende from Labuan Bajo with Garuda Indonesia at 9:25 am. There's another flight with Wings Air in the afternoon but I heard it was delayed for about 2 hours. If you don't wanna get to Moni too late, take the morning flight....More

Thank mothy16
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had it with Lonely Planet advising to go here at sunrise. Got warned by locals and other tourists it's often fogged in and not possible to see. We ignored that advice, got there at 5 am and then waited 3 hours in the wind and...More

Thank cdmm58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It takes about 20 minutes walk to the top of Mt Kalimutu, the views was amazing once we visited this place but it was a bit cloudy day. We saw three different lake. We enjoyed the view and the fresh air but a bit dissapointed...More

Thank martineclaire94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you want to book a trip to the kelimutu it is almost always in the morning. I would suggest to go later during the day. It is mostly cloudy during the morning and you have to share the mountain with other people. During the...More

Thank Kris H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful National Park. You need to leave Moni at 4 am latest to see the sunrise as it takes you at least 45min by car and then another 15min walk to the viewpoint. If you're fit, walk down back to Moni and visit a local...More

Thank sonamandreas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the parking place at 4.30 am with a motorbike and we climbed kelimutu for sunrise. Amazing experience. We had a nice walk on the way back to Moni going through the Pemo village.

Thank Matteo A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole expedition of getting up to Kelimutu really makes it that much more beautiful when you finally get there. We came from Moni and got a motorbike each up to the top (which is highly recommended if you want to save money). It's a...More

Thank stephaniepalmface90
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 16 September 2017 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

2  Thank Canarytraveller72
Reviewed 5 September 2017

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
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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
22 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