Strange lake, changing colors continuously on the sacred mountain

Coming to Indonesia, you can make a trip to conquer the summit of Kelimutu Mount, where there are 3 unique and strange adjacent lakes with constantly changing and unpredictable colors.
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Kelimutu Mount
Kelimutu Mount
The world owns a series of lakes with many different colors, attracting tourists such as Hiller (Australia), Peyto (Canada), Laguna Colorada (Bolivia) ... In particular, the Kelimutu mountain in Indonesia is one of the highlighting tourist destinations by the appearance of the unique lakes. This place is not only one but three continuous color-changing lakes. Photo: Polarpro.
Kelimutu Mount
From Ende town for about 2 hours, you will reach Kelimutu, the famous volcano located in the center of Flores island. Not the highest volcano in Flores but Kelimutu attracts visitors by the beauty of the strange lakes, vivid colors and randomly changing from blue, green to red ... Photo: Arieftamponek.
Kelimutu Mount
Kelimutu was first discovered in 1915 by Lio Van Such Telen, a Dutchman. The lake has its origins in a crater that had been extinguished since the 1886 eruption. The unique formation has contributed distinctions to this mountain. This place is gradually known by many people, becoming one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Photo: Thibaudhumbert.
Kelimutu Mount
Kelimutu is a destination that proves that size does not affect the beauty of natural wonders that nature creates. The area of 3 lakes reaches more than 1 km2, containing 1,292 m3 of water. The two closest lakes are separated by thin cliffs and are at risk of landslides. The cliff surrounding the lake is 50-150 m above the water. Photo: Theblondeabroad.
Kelimutu Mount
This tourist destination takes its common name Kelimutu, meaning "boiling lake". However, each lake is named differently according to local tradition. Indonesian Travel site said TZH ata Mbupu lake often appears turquoise. The water in T Deer Nuwa Lake Muri Koo Fai is almost green. TZH Ata Polo is a continuously red lake. Photo: Lake Scientist.
Kelimutu Mount
In addition, the lake also changes other colors. A few years ago, the lake was white, turquoise and red. In July 2010, the lake wore different shades of green. In November 2009, the water in lakes was in a state of black, turquoise and brown. Many believe that this is the resting place of the dead souls. Mae, the god of the afterlife, would send the dead to different waters, depending on their merit in life. Photo: Wisata Indonesia Timur.
Kelimutu Mount
The best time to visit is in July or August. Visitors should wake up at 3:30 to catch the beautiful sunrise on Kelimutu Mount. After admiring the 3 colorful lakes in the sunlight, you can walk around the volcano before returning. Alternatively, you can visit Moni, a small village at the foot of Kelimutu mountain to stroll around the rice fields, enjoy the cool climate and convenient services. Photo: Indonesia.

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