Cities in Flores

Flores

Flores

On the eastern part of Sumbawa and the western part of Lembata and the Alor Archipelago is Flores. There are several notable cities and interesting places and destinations beyond Flores that worth seeing. For example the famous three-colored lake called Kelimutu and much mentioned Komodo National Park. First to be mentioned is the Labuanbajo is a busy city where you can get to Rinca Island. You can go to the nearby Sereya island for some snorkeling and diving. Watch those flying fox bats at Kalong island in the evening is one of the must do to be listed in your itinerary.

Ende

The second city is Ende in Flores. Whether you want to go to Sumba or Kupang, you should visit it. Ende is one of the biggest city in Flores, it has a hospital and university, most of the young people living there are with good English skills, mostly there lives the middle-class. In Ende, you must visit the old house which is the Bung Karno Museum now. There is a holy mountain called Kelimutu with three crater lakes, all of different colors. Rewa Rangga is for those who likes prehistoric site and you can find a village called Nuabosi about 8 km from Ende. The Lake inhabited by holy ales is Tiwu Sora and it is near wolotolo village. Wutu weti near Nggel is a stone bearing an imprint of a man sitting on a boat. It seemed he is tartar from his headdress. You should also check out the Nua Kepi where Japanese scientist found many calm in there. Last but not least, Ndota Keli Lima where you can see a tomb with some passed down myths about fertility. Other must see in Ende are: Tanah Ka, Lasugolo, Mutubasa, Buu Bei, Fila Ria Beach, Mozic Stones, Mari Longa, Mezbab and stone monument, the Hollow Stone, Ae Wau, Ae Petu, Tolo Rose and Watu Api. There are black sand beaches, colorful stones and markets to explore as well.

Maumere

Moni

Moni

This is a place for watersports like diving, snorkeling, and jetskiing. Some thrill seeking people also go there to try the Banana boat ride. Riung is mainly a diving and snorkeling center. Moni is where you must see the Mount Kelmutu and its beautiful sunrise. There are Monkeys, local villages, hot springs and waterfalls to see. Other parts of Ende includes the Bajawa, Ruteng, Kelimutu, Kalong Island, Kanawa and Seraya Island.

 

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