Mount Egon, Maumere

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#11 of 20 in Parks in Flores
Mount Egon is a stratovolcano located in the southeastern part of the island of Flores, Indonesia in the area of Maumere bay. A landslide during the eruption on 29 January 2004 forced 6,000 people to evacuate the area. Activity of Gunung Egon on 15 April 2008 forced thousands of people to evacuate. Quakes and fumes from the volcano have been occurring since November 2010, designating Egon as one of 11 volcanoes in Indonesia on the highest level alert.
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  • August 9, 2017
    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 ...  more »
  • July 7, 2017
    3: climb through the forest and then on the volcano. A little sports but doable. A bit slippery descent because of the rocks. Cold wind at the top. Some smell of suffers and a bit of smoke at the top. Nice view of the coast, the sea and the Islands almost deserted in front where you can do snorkeling.
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  • June 13, 2017
    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 ...  more »
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  • August 1, 2017
    Ego ng
  • February 24, 2017
    Nice tracking....
  • March 23, 2017
    My country
  • April 1, 2017
    Great for a great hike! No luck for us, we were in the clouds. Otherwise, really nice hiking and amazing view during the ascent and descent. Not very technical, accessible for all
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  • April 26, 2017
    One of the active volcanoes do kab. Sikka
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