Activities on Lake Kelimutu Flores Tourism – Lake Kelimutu is one of the most popular lakes in Indonesia, this lake has a beauty that can make visitors feel calm and feel its extraordinary beauty.
East Nusa Tenggara has a variety of natural tourism potentials that are not yet known to many people. One of them is Lake Kelimutu. Lake Kelimutu itself is at the top of Mount Kelimutu, Ende Regency, Flores Island.
This lake consists of three lakes that have different water colors. Apart from the beauty of the lake, you will also be presented with a natural panorama of the Kelimutu mountains which are still very beautiful.
Well, for those of you who are planning to visit one of the most beautiful lakes in Indonesia, the following IDN Times summarizes the tourist info for Lake Kelimutu, starting from routes, ticket prices, to tips.
1. Routes and location access
Geographically, Kelimutu Lake is located in the Kelimutu National Park, Ende Regency. To get to Lake Kelimutu, you can start your journey from the center of Ende City.
From Ende City, you can head to the village at the foot of Mount Kelimutu, namely Moni Village. The distance from Moni Village to the gate of the Kelimutu National Park can be reached by walking for about 30 minutes.
Moni Village can also be accessed via Labuan Bajo. From Labuan Bajo, you can choose a bus or mini bus to Maumere, then get off at Moni Village.
2. Ticket prices
Kelimutu National Park is actually a cheap tourist destination. You just have to prepare around IDR 20 thousand for the entrance ticket.
Meanwhile, for foreign tourists, the ticket price is around IDR 150 thousand. What’s more, the manager has accepted non-cash payment instruments, such as credit and debit cards.
3. Facilities and accommodation
Actually there is no accommodation around Lake Kelimutu. However, you don’t need to worry, you can still rent lodging in Moni Village, which is the starting gate to enter Kelimutu National Park.
In Moni Village, many offer accommodation with varying rates. You can still find lodging for around IDR 150 thousand per night.
In addition, you can also rent motorbikes from local residents, if you want to go around enjoying the scenery in Moni Village.
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4. Tips when going to Lake Kelimutu
The right time to visit Kelimutu Lake is before sunrise or sunrise. Lake Kelimutu is known to have the best sunrise panorama in the world.
Before heading to Lake Kelimutu, it is recommended to spend the night in Moni Village. You can start the journey to Lake Kelimutu around 03.30 in the morning.
After descending from Lake Kelimutu, don’t rush home. You can enjoy the natural panorama in Moni Village which is no less charming. This village has views of hills and rice fields with a terracing system.
Furthermore, the beauty of Moni Waterfall that you cannot miss. The location is only about two kilometers from Lake Kelimutu.