Danau kelimutu NTT

Danau kelimutu NTT
The lake is located at the top of Mount Flores Flores at an altitude of 1690 above sea level and is administratively located in the Village Pemo, District Flores, Ende, East Nusa Southeast. About 65 kilometers (km) east of the town of Ende, who can be reached by four wheel drive about two hours.
Danau kelimutu NTT

Flores lake known as Lake of Three Colors because it has three different colors, namely red, blue, and white. Even so, the colors are always changing over time. While Flores is a combination word of "keli" meaning mountain and the word "quality" which means to boil and set as a national park since February 26, 1992.

Lake or Tiwu Flores in the top three sections corresponding to the color - the color that is in the lake. Blue lake or "Tiwu Nuwa Muri Koo Fai" is a gathering place for the souls of young people who have died. Lake of the red or "Tiwu Ata Polo" is a gathering place for the souls of the dead and as long as he lived always commit a crime / magick. While the lake is white or "Tiwu Mbupu Ata" is a gathering place for the souls of parents who have died.

Lake KelimutuLuas third lake about 1,051,000 square meters with a volume of 1292 million cubic meters of water. Boundary between the lake was a narrow stone walls prone to landslides. This wall is very steep with 70-degree angle. Lake wall height ranges from 50 to 150 meters.

To get to Lake Flores, we can through the village of Moni is located just below Mount Flores. Here there are around 20 homestays run by people with a tariff of Rp 25,000-Rp 50,000 per night and cottages owned by the government-cost Rp 75,000-Rp 85,000.

From the village of Moni Flores to the top there are two choices, that is by motorcycle taxi with a tariff of Rp 100 thousand, or a car with a tariff of Rp 300 thousand, a distance of 13 km.

Flores region surrounded by forest with rare flora in the region of Flores. There are pine, fir, redwood and edelweiss. While the fauna such as deer, wild boar, partridge and eagles.