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Kelimutu National Park


Kelimutu National Park is the One of the many interesting objects visited in the National Park is Kelimutu Three Color Lakes. The lake is actually a Kelimutu crater located in Flores, East Nusa Tenggara. Lake Of Three Colors show unique natural phenomenon, so never entered in a row nominated wonders of the world. Lake of Three Colors or also known as Lake Flores consists of 3 separate crater-shaped lake is located on the right side and the left. Lake on the left is commonly known as Ata Tiwu Mbupu.

Trust the local community as a stopover spirits parents. On the right, there are two lakes are separated thin cliff, which is commonly called Nuwa Muri Tiwu Ko’o Fai and Tiwu Ata Polo. Tiwu Nuwa Muri Ko’o Fai spirits believed to be the abode of young people, while Tiwu Ata Polo is believed to be the abode of the spirits of evil men. The third lake its color can vary according to the weather, mineral content, as well as the influence of moss and rocks in the crater. The color can be green, moss green, blue, brown, black, white and red. For local residents, the color change has significance.

The best time to visit the Lake of Three Colors is morning. Visitors usually stay in the village of Moni while waiting for the morning. Early morning, they just went to the lake. Wooden cottage in the village of Moni is located at the foot of Mount Kelimutu can be a choice place to sleep. Alternatively, you can also choose a home stay owned by local residents were also more scattered in the village of Moni. The fog is usually blanketing the lake began to noon until late afternoon , so the view is so obstructed , it is not advisable to visit the Lake of Three Colors at the time of the day or evening. It took about 45 minutes to reach the site of the village of Moni Kelimutu with renting vehicles from locals or travel agent which is widely available in the village. The scenery along the road to the location’s beautiful.

The entrance fee to the Flores Lake area is very cheap. So, you have a limited fixed costs can enjoy the charm of Lake Flores and the surrounding panorama. The entrance to the lake shore in the form is steps and cobblestone walking distance. The trip will not be too tiring, because the atmosphere of the pleasant natural surroundings. It took about 20 minutes to get right on the edge of the lake is not so pronounced.

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