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Wae Rebo Village

| West Manggarai Highlands, Ruteng, Flores 86000, Indonesia
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An arduous climb... stay overnight for a complete experience

For a completely local experience, travel like a local i.e get there by public transport. This is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Perfect day trip

We were debating whether to visit Wae Rebo, it seems to be hugely promoted to all tourists... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| West Manggarai Highlands, Ruteng, Flores 86000, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For a completely local experience, travel like a local i.e get there by public transport. This is tedious but extremely cheap. At the junction of the main road to Wae Rebo, catch the “oto kayu” - the local bus is in fact a truck with...More

Thank SwaneeGan
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were debating whether to visit Wae Rebo, it seems to be hugely promoted to all tourists- Indonesians and foreigners and we were concerned about the authenticity. In the end we have decided to visit it as a day trip. Our hotel organized a car...More

Thank Boleslav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took me roughly 1,5 hour up from where the motorcycle dropped me off so not too bad-You can walk the whole way but the first part is fairly boring so ”bite the bullet” and take the mc... First hour is up up up the last...More

Thank AWOL1134
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waerebo Village - Manggarai Regency Beautiful and clean village on the mountain This is one of the villages that must be visited if you are to Flores To reach this village, there are some preparation to be done before traveling such as: 1. Trekking shoes...More

Thank Tetiariawan
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This place is paradise, the local people are so friendly, the food is delicious as well, I really don't know what to say, If you go to Labuan Bajo but you didn't go here, youre not in Labuan Bajo. tip: the kids love candy, you...More

1  Thank Tofrus
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This village is not easy to access, the road condition is a bit chaotic and very tiring. For more "comfort" avoid motorbike & public transportation and prefer a private car. Now they try to convince everyone to take a motorbike from the entrance to the...More

1  Thank Mariane T
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

It was a challenge to get to this village. They surely make everything hard to reach here but it's worth it. Very worth the effort. If you're considering going on a scooter, I suggest you to not to do it. There is about 50km damaged...More

2  Thank mothy16
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We come to this place from Ruteng , stop at Martin's lodge in Dinthor. Had a lunch there before we start the trek to Waerebo. It takes about 2h walk to this beautiful village. The local people are so friendly, sleep with other travelers at...More

1  Thank martineclaire94
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Probably the best remote village stay if you want to avoid mainstream tourist attraction in Flores. Access to the starting point is not easy as the road condition aren't perfect. However the track to the village is well maintained (unless after heavy rain). Villagers are...More

1  Thank sonamandreas
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Wae Rebo was on of the best experiance I did during my journey through Indonesia. It is amazing to see that there are still peopl able to live like this, that they care about the nature and environment and happy with what they have! The...More

Thank Simone S
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Mariane T
13 October 2017|
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Response from Caroline C | Reviewed this property |
No need to book to stay overnight. You can go directly to the village and pay there. IDR 325.000 per person including dinner and breakfast. You can go with or without guide because it's only oneway when you climb the... More
27 September 2017|
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Response from Amitantri | Reviewed this property |
We rent a car for the whole trip.
20 September 2017|
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Response from mimmimargaret | Reviewed this property |
You could. I would recommend staying overnight though, it is pretty interesting and the early morning is stunning in the village. Enjoy!