Trekking on Flores Island
Flores Island is a long, narrow mountainous island stretching over 350 kilometers along a jagged and irregular coastline. It features a rugged and dramatic landscape with majestic volcanoes and mountain lakes. The area is also home to a rich diversity of flora and fauna. There are good Trekking paths in many parts of Flores island and also snorkeling and diving locations along the island’s north coast, notably at Maumere and Riung. Komodo and Rinca are two desolate islands located between Flores and Sumbawa, home to the legendary Komodo dragon. There we can do Trekking to discover the Komodo Dragon.
When you decide to explore Flores Island, it is necessary to be in a good Physical condition. Because there is no acces to certain places, so, you need to do trekking to get into some Famous Places such as Wae Rebo, spiderweb Ricefield and Kelimutu.
Trekking to Wae Rebo Flores Indonesia
Wae Rebo is a village in Flores that still maintain a traditional cone-shaped house while preserving its traditional heritage. Wae Rebo Village Trekking is a journey to discover the unique circular cone-shaped housing called Mbaru Niang at Waerebo Village in district Manggarai on Flores island, East nusa Tenggara to experience the daily lives in an authentic Manggaraian village nestled in an isolated mountain scenery.
Trekking to Wae Rebo is approximately 3-hours. Wae Rebo is the last authentic traditional Manggarai village located about 1,100 meters above sea level, some 108 kilometres from labuan Bajo. It is nestled in the middle of panoramic mountains and the dense Todo forest that is rich with vegetation. To get to Wae Rebo Village, a challenging 7 kilometers trek uphill for adventurous and physically fit, the path can get quite slippery after the rain. During the trek you’ll be rewarded with amazing views of the sea below and perfectly triangular Mount Inerie, as well as diverse jungle foliage and frequent sightings of tropical butterflies, birds and monkeys.
Trekking to Kelimutu 3 Color Lakes Flores Indonesia
Koanara village, in the Wolowaru sub-district is closest to Mt Kelimutu, and is about 66 km from the town of Ende, or 83 km from Maumere. Moni is the closest small town, lying at the foot of Mt Kelimutu. It is the gate to Lake Kelimutu. The distance between Moni and Kelimutu is 15 km.
To get to Kelimutu Lake, you have to walk around 30 minutes from the parking. It is quiet easy steps to reach the monument on the top, where you can enjoy Sunrise over the Kelimutu Lakes.