Mata.co.id – The existence of Lake Kelimutu located in District Kelimutu, Ende District, not only offers the uniqueness of the lake but also the flora and fauna. Not even a little, local and foreign tourists who like to hunt the rising of the morning sun aka sunrise.
The existence of the sunrise is quite unique, making the tourists both local and foreign vying up the Lake Kelimutu Peak in the morning at around 05.00 WITA or even earlier.
The tourists are willing to withstand the chill of the piercing morning air in the bone just to be able to enjoy the majesty of God’s creation from the top of the peak.
The Beauty of Kelimutu National Park
This appears when some time ago or exactly on August 17, 2016, dozens of bicycle tour participants Compass, Flores-Timor, should cut their sleeping hours in the morning just to enjoy the sunrise from the top of Kelimutu.
At that time the clock shows at 04.00 WITA the participants under the command of senior journalist Compass, Janes E Wawa seemed to get ready to the top of Kelimutu.
Kelimutu National Park
Downstream homecoming vehicles, start motorcycles until the car breaks the loneliness in the morning to deliver the entourage to the parking area of Kelimutu National Park.
Upon arrival the parking area of the participants began to climb the area of Kelimutu by foot.
It takes about 10 to 20 minutes to walk to the top of Kelimutu.
The exhausting journey finally paid off after all the participants were at the top of the peak or known as the Kelimutu Tower.
From the top of the tower the visitors can see the existence of three lakes.
Nevertheless, behind the uniqueness of Lake Kelimutu, the lake that often change color also offers a sunrise that is not less fascinating.
Kelimutu National Park
As witnessed Pos Kupang, the visitors of Lake Kelimutu seemed enthusiastic to climb the tower of Kelimutu in order to enjoy the sunrise from the top of Mount Kelimutu.
Sensation offered from the top of Lake Kelimutu is different because the sun coming from the eastern horizon seemed slowly but surely go up and hit the lake.
Momentum is directly utilized by the participants to immortalize using the camera they carry. The visitors both local and foreign tourists seemed busy to capture the existence of sunrise from the top of Kelimutu.
Simon Welan, a tourist seemed very enthusiastic to enjoy the momentum of the rising of the sun from the top of Kelimutu peak. Simon said that seeing the sun from other places is common but if to enjoy from the top of Kelimutu peak a rare momentum must come to Kelimutu.
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For visitors who want to enjoy the sunrise at Kelimutu it is suggested to spend some time to sleep around the area, can be in Moni area or in Waturaka Village because in that place there are dozens of inn or resident’s house which can be rented at relatively affordable price by tourist.
By staying around the area so visitors can find the momentum of the rising of the sun from the top of Kelimutu peak and do not forget to be willing to withstand the cold in the morning.
The most ideal time to enjoy the sunrise from the top of Kelimutu peak is around 05.00 WITA.