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Mount Egon

Maumere, Flores, Indonesia
+62 823-4104-0587
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Impressive hike

In the hotel we were told that it's better to do the hike with a guide, but in fact, you don't need... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fabienne P
,
Bern, Switzerland
via mobile
Best hike in the Maumere area

Getting down the steep upper part is a bit tricky, and I saw younger people using a stick. Contrary... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2016
KualaKapuas
,
Tubingen, Germany
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“crater rim” (3 reviews)
“trail starts” (2 reviews)
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Maumere, Flores, Indonesia
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+62 823-4104-0587
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the hotel we were told that it's better to do the hike with a guide, but in fact, you don't need one as there is just one trail up to Mount Egon. Also, other than most reviews say, we easily found the trailhead: after...More

Thank Fabienne P
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Getting down the steep upper part is a bit tricky, and I saw younger people using a stick. Contrary to what they make you believe, you do not need a guide. The track is absolutely clear, the only problem is to find the trail head,...More

Thank KualaKapuas
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Make sure you wear appropriate hiking shoes. Bring at least 2-3 liter water per person and clothes to change because it can be quite cold when you reach the top ( you will definitely sweat a lot on the way up)

Thank Fabian S
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Climbed this in a small group recently, you need transport (motorbikes best) to take you along terribly rutted roads to the trailhead, and someone really needs to show u where it starts. About 1-1.5 hours up through nice forest before it opens up a bit...More

1  Thank almondy23
Reviewed 3 May 2016

I have climbed this mountain a few times, and this time didn’t get to the top, because one of our group had a fall, and we had to take her down as she had suffered a concussion. So. The message is, don’t underestimate this small...More

4  Thank ricky_indo
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I heard about the trek by accident, in one of tge Flores tourist addds, liked the photos, did some research, and decided to climb it whe I get to Maumere from Moni, on my way to Larantuka. Met another traveller who was up for joinning,...More

2  Thank Haggai B
Reviewed 4 June 2015

A day trip from Maumere, beautiful and easy hike to the volcano. Easy to find a good guide in the villages on the way.

Thank Diana_Mangalagiu
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

I climbed mt egon in May. The weather was good and had some nice views from the top. It took me 2 hours to reach the top and another 2 hours to get down. The walking time depends on your physical condition and on where...More

4  Thank Stephan v
Reviewed 5 September 2014

We climbed Mt Egon on 4 September. We are aged 61 and 68 and fit, but only because of walking/trekking and not by working out at a gym or any other activity. The climb was one of our hardest due to the loose gravel and...More

10  Thank KHandKF
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Mount Egon Mount Egon is situated in Sikka District of Flores Island, it’s situated about 1 hour from Maumere, the capital of Sikka district. You can rent a car or motorcycle to go to the mountain because there are no public transportation to go to...More

7  Thank Fransiska T
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Boleslav
Hello, we would like to climb Mount Egon. Can you advise on how to find the start of the trail? thank you
9 February 2017|
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Response from KualaKapuas | Reviewed this property |
1) The driver knows (even when he tells you otherwise) 2) Use Open STreet maps. Trail is clearly marked, and it's accurate to the meter
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