Moni is a small village located at the foot of Mount Kelimutu, Koanara Village – Kelimutu District – Ende Regency – Flores – East Nusa Tenggara (NTT). Usually before visiting Kelimutu Lake in Kelimutu National Park (TNK) tourists will spend the night here. There are many acoomodation, restaurant and tourist information in Moni. Luxury lodge that is Kelimutu Crater Ecolodge and small Lodge that is scattered along the road. Room rates offered start from IDR 150,000 – IDR 1,000,000. From Maumere the journey to Moni will take around 2.5 to 3 hours. There are many public transportation to Moni. Not only from Maumere, tourists can also access Moni from Ende City, the trip will be shorter if accessed from Ende around 1.5 – 2 hours drive. The temperature in Moni is quite cool so you are advised to bring a jacket.
In the afternoon with the motorbike or car rented, you can took an afternoon walk around Moni Village. There is one interesting place that can be visited at that time, namely Moni Waterfall. The location is not far from, Just walk 5 minutes, you arrived at the waterfall. The waterfall is beautiful, with quite heavy water discharge even though it’s in the dry season. Below the waterfall is a natural pool where we can swim or just play water.