Moni travel guide — Wikitravel

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Moni is a small at the foot of the volcanic Mount on the island of Flores in Indonesia. It is a base for a trip to the coloured of the volcano.

Get in [ edit ]

Buses Bajawa (7 hr, Rp 80,000) start at Gunung Mas runs 12-seater Bus from Ruteng to Moni to Maumere) at 7AM and 1.30

2.PM. It 10 hr from Ruteng to Moni (6 from Bajawa) and they pick up from hotels by arrangement.

From Ende are more options. Public (2 hr, Rp 40,000), Toyota Kijang are the the most comfortable option. (Rp 20,000) and buses (Rp 30,000) ply the route in 2.5 hr. If you’re feeling ojeks will take you for Rp 100,000 letting you make way in your own pace and stop for along the very scenic

From Maumere (3-4 hr) is the same plethora of buses (Rp and public cars (Rp 50,000), ask at your hotel.

From the public bus to Ende (50 000) at 6am and you can catch a bus to Moni from

Get around [ edit ]

The ubiquitous is never far away. Depending on guesthouse’s proximity to the national ojeks are between Rp 25,000-35,000 (1 for a ride up to see the sunrise at 4:30AM. best to walk back it’s a nice walk, and nothing worse than an eager ojek driver at you to leave the beautiful lakes as the light is getting perfect for magical moment.

You can rent a at many places around for 100 000 for the day.

See [ edit ] [ add listing ]

Kelimutu. The main attraction. at sunrise, the 3 mineral lakes at the top (in the change colour with the light of the morning. The lakes color completely from to time. In the national park you can see a of what color the lakes for each year going 20 years. Rp 20,000 entrance fee and camera fee which isn’t charged. Rp 3000 for motorbike edit

Monkeys. On your way down the you will find the monkeys awoken. There is an official ground where you can go and feed the Be careful, they are sneaky and there’s always a risk interacting with wild edit

Local Villages. The itself is surrounded by spectacular landscapes dotted with and banana trees. There are a number of visible burial in front gardens, a local tradition. edit

Hot springs. the entrance to the Kelimutu National you find the hot springs. A perfect end to an morning. edit

Waterfalls. Rainbow Cafe, a small leads down to a roaring Popular with the young this is considered the perfect for a picnic. edit

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Not far from Moni (about 5 km in the direction), the big fruit and vegetable is where the villagers sell the from their gardens. is fresh, tasty and picked very day.

Ikat and scarfs woven by the local in the surrounding villages are easy to They come in 2 qualities, dye and chemical dye. If you don’t the difference, opt for the cheaper chemical

There is a stall opposite Cafe where a friendly woman sells her handmade dye ikat — some of the beautiful in Flores (subjective but you should go see for yourself). She will you how the dyes are made and how the weaving is which gives a lot more to what you’re buying as you can see how work goes in to creating one.

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the guesthouses, there are several restaurants around Moni western and local menus. And of a couple of warungs peddling the and tasty Bakso and Soto

Try the traditional Moni dinner by a young local called Ivan — he will do on request.

Bambu. 25 metre main road,look at map on the sign. ☎ Serves a four course of traditional Moni food. are complex and rich. The meal is of special local ingredients as banana flowers and shaved Menu changes Based on of ingredients. Very tasty and a at 50,000 per may read more coments about place on tripadvisor. rp,25.000/rp,50.000/rp.85.000.

Rainbow Cafe. edit

cafe and restaurant. Moni. ☎ +62 852 edit

Chenty Restaurant Beside Bintang Restaurant. specialty is delicious Moni — mashed potatoe herbs deep fried til and well worth the wait.

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in Moni is plentiful, although spread out over 2 km along the road. Prices are per room, and all private bathroom with toilets. This lists the in the order you approach them arriving from Ende.

Lodge. Moni ( One of the first you see from Ende, on the left. ), ☎ One of the latest establishments in the area (of it has 4 comfortable rooms with sized bed and big windows that let in lights. Each room ( one) comes with hot He kept his place very and tidy. Include breakfast and sugar syrup for the pancake is Cheaper room without hot Rp150,000-Rp250,000. edit

Arwanty 2 large bungalows each 2 rooms that can hold 3 A double bed in one room and a single bed in the room that also furniture making out the living Rp 200,000. edit

Bintang Lodge by Tobias. kelimutu flores Indonesia. ☎ +62 852 ( ), [1]. Clean and big with tiled floor. The rooms have hot showers. The is a great place to meet travelers. As of May 2012, this is the place in town with internet, but there is only and the speed is horrible (Rp 10,000/h). Rp edit

Watugana. 2 very rooms upstairs and 5 cheapies with less light and no but otherwise same. Rp 100,000-200,000.

Maria Inn. Main ( opposite the school — up the path where you see their and veer right ), ☎ +6282183601880. any time ; checkout: 12.00. nice and clean rooms in the in the hilly area. The two bungalows in are nicer. every room has inside and comfortable western owners are kind and helpful.they have cheaper car for kelimutu Rp edit

Flores Sare. a hotel in an atrium setting a beautiful garden with canals and fountains in the centre and comfortable rooms surrounding garden. Then you might get an what this place like 10 years ago. Now that it has never been the canals are dry, the garden and the staff indifferent or simply Rp 250,000-450,000. edit

Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco ☎ +62 361 7474205 ( ), [2]. 10 concrete bungalows with and thatched roof. The hotel water and uses solar It is the only up-market (although luxury) option in Moni. Rp edit

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