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Waerebo Primitive and Traditional Village of Manggarai

Waerebo Primitive and Traditional Village of Manggarai

Impressive panorama with vast mountainous surrounding dominated by cool temperature will be among the feeling for those who visit the village. It is located at 1200 meters above the sea level with refreshing atmosphere which requiring challenging efforts of trekking to the village though the densely populated forest. Often portrayed by its traditional Manggaraian house […]

July 28 2012 | Posted in Flores Tourism, Ruteng, Wae Rebo Primitive Village | Read More »

Poco Ranaka Soft Mountain Trekking in Ruteng Flores

Poco Ranaka Soft Mountain Trekking in Ruteng Flores

Poco Ranaka is part of a volcanic chain in the centre of Manggarai. The volcano is still very active. In 1987, a lava dome started growing on its flank, which was aptly named Anak Ranaka – child of Ranaka. Today, Poco Ranaka is an integrated part of Taman Wisata Alam Ruteng, which aims to promote […]

April 18 2012 | Posted in Flores Tourism, Ranaka Mountain Trekking, Ruteng | Read More »

Liang Bua Cave of Flores Hobbits Found in Manggarai of Flores Island Indonesia

Liang Bua Cave of Flores Hobbits Found in Manggarai of Flores Island Indonesia

Liang Bua Ancient Cave of Flores Hobbits Found: Liang Bua is a natural cave where the archeologists excavate fossil later named as Homo Floresiensis – who believed to be a missing link – which sought by the scientist for long. There are stalactites and stalagmites in the cave. In olden days, the cave used to […]

November 6 2011 | Posted in Flores Tourism, Liang Bua Ancient Cave, Ruteng | Read More »

Cunca Rede Waterfall – Unexplore Waterfall in Manggarai of Flores Island

Cunca Rede Waterfall – Unexplore Waterfall in Manggarai of Flores Island

If you happen to be in central Flores do not miss to stop at Cunca Rede Waterfall. Situated in Sano Lokom village, Borong sub-disctrict, East Manggarai district, this approximately 30 meters high waterfall flowing fresh spring water and offers you spectacular view that will refresh your soul. This place can be reached by 2 hours […]

October 30 2011 | Posted in Cunca Rede Waterfall, Flores Tourism, Ruteng | Read More »

Places of Interest to visit around Ruteng of West Manggarai Flores

Places of Interest to visit around Ruteng of West Manggarai Flores

Compang village of Todo “A compang is a stone altar usually found in the yards of traditional homes of the Manggarai community.  The Compang is the center of traditional ceremonies, among which is  the penti, a ceremony to thank God for a bountiful harvest.  Water buffalos and cows are tied to this Compang to be […]

September 16 2010 | Posted in Flores Tourism, Ruteng | Read More »

Todo Village – The most unique traditional village in Manggaraian Area of Flores

Todo Village – The most unique traditional village in Manggaraian Area of Flores

TODO VILLAGE About an hour before Ruteng, but off the main road towards the south, is the village of Todo. It’s a traditional village where a traditional house can be seen. If you are lucky, the old village men will give you some explanation about the old Manggarai traditions. A compang is a stone altar […]

August 13 2010 | Posted in Flores Island, Todo Village | Read More »

Ruteng – Welcome Mountains in Flores Island Indonesia

Ruteng – Welcome Mountains in Flores Island Indonesia

RUTENG-FLORES HINTERLAND Ruteng is the capital of the district Manggarai, which is by far the biggest of Flores; it consists of almost one third of the island. The capital is located at the food of a high mountain range and forms the center of a complicated network of valleys, which together make the biggest rice-producing […]

August 12 2010 | Posted in Flores Island, Ruteng | Read More »


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