Lake Ranamese

Ruteng, Indonesia

Lake Ranamese


One of the things you can see while visiting the town of Ruteng, East Nusa Tenggara Province is a beautiful lake named Lake Ranamese. The lake is located on the main street of Borong - Ruteng. Lake Ruteng has an area of about five acres and is located at an altitude of about 1200 meters above sea level and has a depth of about 43 meters.

The lake is in the category of the volcanic lake. The lake was formerly a crater that has a steep beach. Residents around the lake are also often called as Lake Kelimutu Kecil. This lake is also one of the mainstay tourism of Ruteng.

Ranamese Lake has beautiful scenery, fresh air and perfect for a picnic with family. In this lake you can go around the lake using a small boat which can be hired from local people. Additionally, for those who like fishing, it’s ok to carry fishing equipment, who knows you get a lot of fish in this lake.

Winds around the lake are breeze, very suitable for those who want a quiet atmosphere away from the frenetic city. Uniquely, in the vicinity of Lake Ranamese there grow Katsuba flowers. Katsuba flower usually only grows in countries with four seasons and only blooms in the winter. It won’t be hurt to stop by and enjoy the beauty of Lake Ranamese when you visit Ruteng City.

Transport options transport

Lake Ranamese is located on the main road between the city of Ruteng and Borong. From Ruteng town, this lake can be reached by private vehicle or rental vehicle. The distance is about 15 km from the city of Ruteng.

The Lake Ranamese was posted in Nature in Ruteng


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Ruteng Travel Guide

Ruteng is a developed city located in Flores Island. Ruteng is located exactly on the bottom of Mount Anak Ranaka and has an interesting and beautiful tourism potential. Citizens of Ruteng are dominated by Manggarai tribe known for their hospitality but a bit shy for their custom outfit, sarung hitam (black sarong). This surrounded by paddy fields city is known for mild and calm atmosphere suitable for vacation. Ruteng is also known as Kota Seribu Gereja (the city of thousand churches) for there are many churches in Ruteng. And also “Negeri Di Atas Awan” (the city above the cloud) for the location is on highlands.

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