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Tourism in Flores

Tourism in Flores Located east of Sumbawa and Komodo and west of Lembata and the Alor Archipelago, Flores offers many great tourist destinations. The most famous tourist destination in Flores is Kelimutu; three coloured lakes in the district of Ende and close to the town of Moni. These crater lakes are in the caldera of a volcano and have highly acidic water as a result of a volcanic gas source in the caldera. These coloured lakes change colors on an irregular basis, depending on the oxidation state of the lake from bright red through green and blue.

Flores offers good snorkeling and diving locations along its north coast such as Maumere and Riung. However, due to the destructive practice of local fishermen using bombs to fish, and locals selling shells to tourists, combined with the after effects of a devastating tsunami in 1992, the reefs have slowly been destroyed.

Labuanbajo, a town on the northwestern tip of Flores serves as a base for tourists, from where they can visit Komodo and Rinca Island. Labuanbajo also attracts scuba divers, as whale sharks inhabit the waters around Labuanbajo. Flores also has great culture, you can visit Luba and Bena villages to see traditional houses in Flores. Larantuka, on the isle's eastern end, is known for its Holy Week festivals.

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Lake kelimutu

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Lake kelimutu

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Flores Diving

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Komodo Island

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Rinca Island




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The Beauty of Kelimutu
Situated close to the town of Moni in central Flores Island of Indonesia, Kelimutu is a volcano that has three summit crater lakes of varying colors. Tiwu Ata Mbupu (Lake of Old People) is usually blue and is the westernmost of the three lakes. The other two lakes, Tiwu Nuwa Muri Koo Fai (Lake of Young Men and Maidens) and Tiwu Ata Polo (Bewitched or Enchanted Lake) are separated by a shared crater..

Culture of Flores
Flores island is inhabited by 1.8 million people that can be divided into five culutural groups they are Manggarai, Ngada, Ende and Lio, Sikkanese and Lamaholot. The people of western part of Flores are more Malay in physic and people from the other parts of Flores are more Melanesia.

There are many languages spoken on the island of Flores, all of them belonging to the Austronesian family. In..

What to do in Komodo National Park
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Stay Safe in Komodo National Park
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Komodo National Park
Komodo National Park is located between the islands of Sumbawa and Flores, comprises of three major islands: Komodo, Rinca and Padar, as well as numerous smaller islands, with total area more than 1,800 km2. Komodo National Park, home to the Komodo Dragon, also known as the Komodo Monitor, is identified by WWF and Conservation International as a global conservation priority area. The park also provides..



 

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