Amazing Three Color lake Kelimutu 3 days
Mount Kelimutu Trips East Nusa Tenggara designed for visitors who wish to visit the unique three-color lakes of Mount Kelimutu. Mount Kelimutu is located near Moni town in the center of Flores Island.
Kelimutu color lake is one of the famous destination for traveler within 1690 above sea level. It consists of three lakes together of varying colours from each other and also at different times, making them surreal and exciting to be discovered.
Tiwu Ata Mbupu or Lake of Old People is usually blue. It is the westernmost of the three lakes. The Lake for Young Man or Tiwu Nuwa Muri Koo Fai and the Lake for Maidens called Tiwu Ato Polo are separated by a shared crater wall. They are typically green or red in color.
Why Mount Kelimutu ?
The tree-colored lakes of Mount Kelimutu are special for natural occurring phenomenon. Due to the ever-changing colors and the varying colors among themselves, it is beautifully haunting. The local people here consider it as a resting place for the departed souls.
They believed that Mae was a god of the afterlife and those who died will sit by the lakes base on their merits in life. Therefore, it is connected to the names of the lake, when translated meant one for the souls of the people, another for the spirits of young people and lastly for the spirits of soothsayers.
These lakes change color dramatically and unpredictably from blue or green to red or black, making it one of the natural phenomena to be beheld by many. Moreover, the precariously steep road to get there makes it so much more mysterious and mystifying.
Mount Kelimutu Trips itinerary
Day 1, Full-Day
- Pick up at Ende Airport
- Tour of Nduria fruit market
- Tour of Moni Town
- Check in at Eco Lodge Hotel
Day 2, Full-day
- Hotel Eco Lodge
- Early wake up call to ascend Mount Kelimutu for sunrise
- Tour of Wologai traditional village
- Tour of Ende town, check in at Grand Wisata Hotel
Day 3, Half-day
- Grand Wisata Hotel
- Visit to Bung Karno Museum
- Transfer to Ende Airport
Price: US$380/person (minimum of 2 persons)
Price inclusive of:
• Return airport transfer
• 1 night stay at Eco Lodge Hotel
• 1 night stay at Grand Wisata Hotel
• English-speaking guide
• Entrance fee to Mount Kelimutu
• Local guide
• Private car
• Mineral water
• Parking fee
Price does not include:
• Flight ticket
• Meals (lunch and dinner)
• Soft drink
• Tips and personal expenses