Kelimutu Lake




Kelimutu Lake is the three colored lakes on the crater of Kelimutu volcano in Flores, East Nusa Tenggara. It is exactly at Pemo village, Ende regency. These 3 lakes also call Danau Tiga Warna by local which means thee colored lakes. Basically, the most common color is red, white and blue. But the colors have been changing at any time it will.

According to the local people, the words Kelimutu are coming from the word Keli and Mutu. Keli means mountain, while Mutu means boiling. Each lake color has its own meaning regarding the Local. The red color is regarding the dead people's spirit who has sins during their life. Blue is regarding the young people's spirit and white is regarding the oldest spirit. 

The local natives believe that when the color change. They will come up and give offerings to the spirit of real people. They believe that they will get lucky in their life.

Getting to Kelimutu Lake

The Volcano is at altitude 5.377feet or 1.639mand. And wide of the area is 1.051.000m.

Here are the ways to get there:

  • Flight from Bali or Jakarta to Ende or Maumere.
  • Bus from Labuan Bajo to Ende
  • Pelni, big ship from Bali to Ende, 2 times a month.

All you need to do is book your Flores tour from Labuan Bajo or Maumere. Find the best budget for your Flores Explore. Our professional tour guide always loves to accompany you along the way to your destination.

Things you can expect

The best thing you can do is having the sunrise. You will need to do soft trekking for 45 minutes to the top. You can also visit some traditional villages, beaches, and many more.

We also offer customized tour packages which are more flexible. You will need to choose the places to visit then we can arrange them for you. Explore Flores and Komodo are the best adventure you can do in Indonesia.

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