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Mount Kelimutu, Flores

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Admire the vivid hues of the three crater lakes at the summit of Mount Kelimutu, a volcano which last erupted in 1968. Although the exact color of the lakes changes frequently, perhaps due to chemical reactions triggered by volcanic ash, you will most commonly find them blue, green, and red, respectively, as they appear on the 5,000-rupiah bank note. Although the lakes provide the biggest tourist draw, the rugged, forest-clad mountain scenery is spectacular in its own right. Ignore the local tour guides, as the lakes are easy to find from the parking lot and information posters supply plenty of details about them. Arrange your visit to Mount Kelimutu and discover more family-friendly attractions in Ende using our Ende travel itinerary maker.
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  • This place is awesome great sunrise views and the water was so so blue !!! a must do ! Make sure to wrap up warm as it can be cold early morning ...  more »
  • Totally worth getting up at 4am for the short walk up to the summit. Catch a bike up for 50000 and wander down with your new friends. Take food with you. You will get hungry on the walk down.  more »
  • Kelimutu lake is beautiful lake in Moni - Ende. If you plan to visit this lake better in the early morning, where you can see amazing sunrise and beautiful 3 colored lakes that believed by local peopl...  more »