Liwu Legur Waterfall
Liwu Legur is a beautiful waterfall located in a forest near Hale Village. For those who loves adventure and active travelers you can hike that is perfect spot for young-spirited. The hike to Liwu Legur waterfall through amazing scenery as well as the option of rock climbing make Liwu Legur the perfect combination for enjoying nature and getting your adventure. While climbing the rocks; walking up and down the hills and big-sized stones; and getting wet in the river is part of the Liwu Legur waterfall experience.
To start hike in Liwu Legur waterfall takes the two-hour hike from Hale Village early in the morning, it is best to stay there overnight and enjoy some relaxing hours of sleep in a villager’s home.The hike starts with a walk down the village path past the farms. At the end of the walkable path, where you can already get a glimpse of the beautiful waterfall, you will have to climb down a rock face with a rope which you should already have prepared for the trip. This challenge is worth taking on because of the stunning view of distant Liwu Legur waterfall, charmingly nestled in nature is waiting for you. Even from here, you can already feel its majestic, magnetic energy.
After one hour of walking past savannah landscapes and descending into the forest, you will come across a river filled with big rocks and freshwater shrimps swimming through the clear, cool water. Following the river, you will finally arrive at the site of Liwu Legur Waterfall. After the arduous walking, climbing and rock hopping, it feels like heaven to jump into one of the pools. You may choose to relax a little longer in the freshness of the water, or proceed to the next challenge of rock climbing. This done, the return trip to Hale is even more exciting if you choose a different route.
In Liwu Legur waterfall the facility is still limited, you had better bring along your own supply of food and water. A local guide will be indispensable for finding your way to the waterfall and back. Climbing equipment should be brought along to master the terrain.
Liwu Legur waterfall can reach from Maumere to Hale Village is very pleasant. As there are a number of beautiful places worth stopping, it is recommended to leave Maumere early in the morning. Watu Cruz Beach near Ipir Village, or Doreng Beach near Doreng village, are some of the spots that you should not miss. Hale Village, the starting point for the hike to Liwu Legur, is located about 57km from Maumere. It takes approximately four hours for experienced drivers by motorbike. The country road is generally in good condition, but the part between Ili to Wolokoli Village needs serious improvement. Please ride slowly and carefully on these winding and often steep roads, especially during or after rainfalls.