Réunion: Weekly Piton de la Fournaise Volcano Hike in French
- Duration: 5 hours
La Reunion is endowed with 210 km of coastline. This experience will allow you to get a panoramic view of the island, whilst flying in a latest-generation helicopter. For your scenic helicopter flight, you have the option to decide between two locations to depart from. The itinerary will vary depending on the departure location you choose. If you choose to depart from the St Gilles heliport, you will fly over the Mafate and Salazie Cirques and dive into the astonishing Trou de Fer to see its 300 metre-peaks covered with waterfalls. The journey will end with an overflight of the west coast lagoon. If you depart from St Pierre airport, you will embark on a flight toward the centre of the island for a panoramic view over the famous Cirques of Cilaos and Mafate. The journey ends with the overflight of St Pierre's lagoon.
Discover Mafate on a guided 4x4 ride and hike with a professional mountain leader, and enjoy an active adventure complete with breathtaking views. Begin your tour with an exciting 30-minute ride in a 4x4 in the bed of the Rivière des Galets. Arrive at the trail and start your ascent to the Cayenne Islet. Cross a footbridge and marvel at the stunning panoramic view over a canyon. Stop for a refreshing break at the next basin below. Enjoy a picnic lunch surrounded by a fantastic natural setting. The hike lasts for about 5-6 hours and is 7.5 miles long. In cyclone season, the track to Cayenne Islet might be closed. In this event, you will enter the Cirque de Mafate through the Col des Boeufs from the Cirque of Salazie to discover Marla or La Nouvelle Islet. This group tour is conducted only in French.
Enjoy an exceptional getaway in the heart of the forest of Etang Salé main forest Netherlands downwind of Reunion. Segway commands to the "all-terrain", you will experience a unique and unforgettable experience in comfort. Hit the slopes of black sands, slalom between Lataniers, Chocas, Tamarind, and Eucalyptus in full communion with nature. Enjoy the beautiful views of the sand dunes, savannas, wild beaches, ponds, and the ocean. Take in these landscapes that come up along your journey that will end with cocktail flavors colored reflections on the shore of the setting sun.
Meet your guide and start the trip by driving into the Bélouve Forest. Immerse yourself in this breathtaking green kingdom. At the end of the road, arrive at the stunning viewpoint in Salazie, located on the edge of the cliff. Start the hike here, heading into the Bélouve Forest. Walk along gravel roads, dirt paths, and wood tracks. Arrive at a clearing which opens upon the majestic Trou de Fer waterfall. Discover the wonderful nature of the area on a once-a-week tour guided in French.
Join a 2-hour Segway tour to discover the colonial charm of the southern capital. Re-live the time of the founding of the Year First River neighborhood, exploring the warehouses and wharves built for the trade of coffee. Discover the history of the port of Saint-Pierre, and tour around the bourgeois villas built in a neo-classical style. Then head to the city center to see the buildings constructed during the prosperous sugar trading period in the nineteenth century.
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Maybe not for everyone... long way, no easy ground. But a lot of good and interesting informations. Thanks !