Rana Mese Lake is one of the favorite tourist attractions in East Manggarai Regency. It is a Natural Tourism Park, managed by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry of Manggarai Regency. Rana Mese Lake located in Golo Loni Village, Rana Mese District. The area of this lake reaches 5 hectares, with a depth of about 43 meters.
Surrounded by dense tropical forest and green as far as the eyes can see, this place is truly serene. Rana Mese Lake has many interesting things that you can enjoy. Not only the beautiful of the lakes and its natural landscapes, you will also find very interesting rare flora and fauna.
Entering the gate of this tourist area, you will be greeted by the cool and beautiful nature that is very preserved. As the weather in this area is so cold, don’t forget to always wear a jacket when you come.
Arriving at the gate, you can park your vehicle in the parking lot that has been provided. Then go to the guard post to buy an entrance ticket. Ticket prices are very cheep, only IDR 15 K for foreign tourists and IDR 10 K for local tourists.
After buying a ticket, the adventure began. Starting with passing hundreds of steps to the lake. Beautiful nature and splashing waterfalls accompany your steps to the amazing scenery that awaits you. Your fatigue Will be paid off completely!
This place offers several exciting activities that you can do, such as fishing, trekking, swimming in waterfalls, learning about nature conservation, and of course adding a photo gallery.
Access to Rana Mese Lake
Access to this lake is very easy, as its location is on the edge of Jalan Trans Flores. From Labuan Bajo, it can be reached in about 5 hours by car, or about 4 hours by motorcycle.
Meanwhile, for those of you who come from Maumere, Ende, and Bajawa, it can be taken about 9 hours from Maumere, 7 hours from Ende, and 4 hours from Bajawa.
For those of you who come from far and need lodging to stay overnight, don’t worry because this place provides accommodation facilities in the form of a homestay at a price of IDR 200 K per night.