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Mt Ramelau

Santuariu Inan Santa Ramelau, Maubisse, East Timor
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Good trail and nice views!

It was a little hard to arrange from out of the country. I found Timor Adventures on the internet... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
rvoliver
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Battle Ground, Washington
Good in rain and cloud: Mt Ramilau, East Timor

We came to climb Ramilau in June. Unfortunately it was wet but we still had a great time. The 6km... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2016
Stanthorpe
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Queensland
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Santuariu Inan Santa Ramelau, Maubisse, East Timor
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

It was a little hard to arrange from out of the country. I found Timor Adventures on the internet, but when first contacted, they declined to arrange it because "the roads are too bad". But I couldn't find anyone else, the vehicle chartering company didn't...More

2  Thank rvoliver
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

We came to climb Ramilau in June. Unfortunately it was wet but we still had a great time. The 6km climb up is easy, even for unfit 54 year old me, as long as I go slow. Despite this being the tropics, in June it...More

1  Thank Stanthorpe
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We went there during weekend, we stayed at Hatu Builico Pousada. At 3AM we started to climb, to catch sunrise moment. It was rainy season (not recommended durong this!). On top of the mountain, it was cloudy, so we can't see the sunrise clearly. But...More

Thank Raditz K
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

I started climbing from Pousada Alecrim about 3AM. Without any guide, or any map, I went into the darkness alone. If you go there, you better ask at least where the entrance is leading to the Rotunda prior your climb. At least for that you...More

2  Thank SupremoBonifacio
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Reviewed 17 September 2014

Yesterday I climbed Mt Ramelau, the highest mountain in East Timor. To get there you need to hire a driver and car as the roads are quite treacherous and unless you are an experienced +++ 4 WD driver in difficult conditions, then I would get...More

3  Thank Sue E
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Reviewed 19 February 2014 via mobile

I made the mistake of coming to East Timor to climb this mountain. Many places tell you up front that it is not possible to do what you want to do in a specific season. Unfortunately my travel company did not say anything and I...More

5  Thank Repsaw
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

I have to agree with the previous reviewer. We climbed up together and her description is a very accurate reflection of our experience. I guess what we really did not expect was to be able to see shooting stars, for our first times, and also...More

2  Thank Kenni-chin
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

The sunrise from the top of Mt Ramelau is simply amazing! Trekking to the top was a bit tough as we were an hour late (overslept :D) and we had to take the toughest route so that we could get to the top before sunrise....More

2  Thank gsohjlskldmfds
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