8 Volcanoes to explore in East Nusa Tenggara
The southernmost province of Indonesia, East Nusa Tenggara houses the most well-known attractions including Labuan Bajo, Komodo National Park, and Mount Kelimutu.
Inierie is a stratovolcano located in the south-central part of the island of Flores, Indonesia, overlooking the Savu Sea. It is the highest volcano on the island. The volcano looms over the little town of Bajawa and is very impressive. The upper slopes are bare without any vegetation. The volcano is not active but there is reports of smoke emerging from the crater in June 1911. It is now one of the trekking attractions in Indonesia.
Kelimutu is a volcano, close to the small town of Moni in central Flores island in Indonesia. The volcano is around 50 km to the east of Ende, Indonesia, the capital of Ende regency in East Nusa Tenggara province. The mountain has three volcanic crater lakes that differ in color. it is now one the beautiful tourist attraction in this province.
Mount Egon is a stratovolcano located in the southeastern part of the island of Flores, Indonesia in the area of Maumere bay. A landslide during the eruption on 29 January 2004 forced 6,000 people to evacuate the area. Activity of Gunung Egon on 15 April 2008 forced thousands of people to evacuate. Quakes and fumes from the volcano have been occurring since November 2010, designating Egon as one of 11 volcanoes in Indonesia on the highest level alert.
Iya is a stratovolcano located in the south-central part of the island of Flores, Indonesia, south of the city of Ende. It is one of the beautiful trekking destination in Indonesia and it attracts a lot of tourists every year.
Mount Sirung is an active volcano complex volcano located on Pantar Island in the Alor archipelago of the eastern Indonesian province of Nusa Tenggara Timor. The crater rim can be reached by an easy hike from the village of Kakamauta. Inside the crater is a large sulphurous crater lake and several active steam vents. The last major eruption occurred 1970, and regular gas and clastic eruptions have occurred since 2004. A small eruption beginning May 12, 2012 triggered an evacuation of an area wit
Paluweh, also known as Rokatenda, is a stratovolcano that forms the small island of Palu'e, north of Flores Island in Sikka Regency in the province of East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. While the volcano rises about 3,000 m above the seafloor, its cone rises just 875 metres above sea level and is the highest point on the island. it is one of the beautiful tourist attraction in Indonesia.
Solor is a volcanic island located off the eastern tip of Flores island in the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia, in the Solor Archipelago. The island supports a small population that has been whaling for hundreds of years. They speak the languages of Adonara and Lamaholot. There are at least five volcanoes on this island which measures only 40 kilometres by 6 kilometres . The island's area is 217.8 square kilometres.