Facts Elevation: 1,647 m (5,404 ft) Prominence: 48 m Ribu category: Spesial Province: Nusa Tenggara Timur Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Eruptions: 1865, 1938, 1968 Photos Bagging It! Famous for its three exotic coloured lakes, Kelimutu is the most famous natural tourist attraction on the island of Flores, apart from the staggering beauty […]
When people think of volcano attractions in Flores, they probably think of the Kelimutu lakes and perhaps Gunung Egon near Maumere. But perhaps the most impressive volcano on the island is Iya, a small peak at the end of a short peninsula just 15 minutes south by motorbike from the large town of Ende. Whereas Kelimutu has a carpark near the top and cement walkway to the rim, getting to Iya is a little harder and more dangerous than you would think just from looking at it on a map.
If you’re travelling across Flores, the relatively easy hike to the summit of Ebulobo is an excellent reason to stop for a night between Bajawa and Ende. It’s a diversion from the usual tourist trail and you’ll meet friendly villagers and explore a fascinating summit that is a jumble of huge rocks with lots of sulfurous action.
Facts Elevation: 2,417 m (7,930 ft) Prominence: 1,970 m Ribu category: Tinggi Sedang Province: Nusa Tenggara Timur Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: Nuaf Nefomasi Photos Bagging It! Gunung Mutis is the highest peak in the East Nusa Tenggara province. It is situated within a surprising alpine landscape and offers views from Timor Leste to […]
Facts Elevation: 959 m (3,146 ft) Prominence: 743 m Ribu category: Spesial Province: Nusa Tenggara Timur Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Photos Bagging It! This mountain is located on the north eastern corner of Pantar island. The is a village at the base of the mountain and a boat can presumably be chartered […]
Ili Ujolewung is one of the best of the ‘less high’ mountains in Indonesia. Although infrequently climbed, the grassy terrain allows spectacular views across Lembata island, including the smoking volcano, Ili Ape (Lewotolo), to the west. The mountain is no longer active, but an ancient, shallow crater still remains clearly visible at the top. There is also a very old vegetable garden which is passed by the trail, apparently a historical place of retreat during wartime or to avoid capture by slave traders.
Facts Elevation :549 m (1,801 ft) Prominence: 549 m Ribu category: Spesial Province: Nusa Tenggara Timur Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: Molas Bagging It! The small island of Mules is situated just off the southern coast of Flores. The highest peak, presumably known as Gunung Mules, appears as a fantastic steep cliff from many […]
Facts Elevation: 1,821 m (5,974 ft) Prominence: 1,821 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Nusa Tenggara Timur Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Photos Bagging It! This peak is the highest point of Alor island. Practicalities Getting there: Fly to Alor from Kupang. Accommodation: Unknown Permits: Unknown Water sources: Unknown Travel insurance: We recommend […]
Pulau Pura is a small volcano cone island which is sparsely populated and lies between the larger islands of Pantar and Alor. The trail is fairly open for the first third and provides great views of Alor, Pantar and surrounding islands. Once at the top you can walk around the rim and descend into the crater itself.
Facts Elevation: 824 m (2,703 ft) Prominence: 824 m Ribu category: Spesial Province: Nusa Tenggara Timur Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Bagging It! Gunung Ara is the highest point on Komodo island. It takes just over 2 hours to reach the top from the Ranger station at Loh Liang, so allow 5 hours […]