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360 views across the whole of Mauritius!

Amazing hike up Le Pouce mountain, and definitely worth the effort! It's not a long hike, and for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SWest2016
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Great views, highly recommended

We were a group of three, and we started from the village of St Pierre. Just ask locals for... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing hike up Le Pouce mountain, and definitely worth the effort! It's not a long hike, and for the most part not particularly challenging - we walked up and down this mountain in about 3 hours, with quite a long rest at the top to...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We were a group of three, and we started from the village of St Pierre. Just ask locals for directions, don't waste time with GPS. Throughout the hike you will get nice views, and on top you will have a 360 degree view on Port...More

Thank 10dede
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Went there with a groupe of 25 people. It took us about 3.5 hrs to walk from one side to another with a 30min break near the top. It is not the highest mountain but at The top peak you can have a 360 degree...More

Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is not an easy hike as you get higher up the mountain and I do not recommend to got on a rainy or post-rainy day. It tends to get quite slippery so make sure you get some relatively good boots or shoes that has...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

I'm a Filipino, I am currently residing at Curepipe Mauritius for a month now. Last February 17, 2018, i went to Le Pouce on an impulse. I travelled to Port Louis via bus and from there walked to the feet of the mountain. It was...More

Thank Anjo M
Reviewed 7 February 2018

An amazing experience to be on the top of Le Pouce Mountain Mauritius Le Pouce (English: “The Thumb”) is the third highest mountain in Mauritius, at 812 meters (2664 feet). Only Piton de la Petite Rivière Noire (828 m) and Pieter Both (820 m) are...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Very busy place, not advisable for very small children or toddlers. Interesting market with everything from fresh fish, dried fish, clothes, fruit andd veg, etc. Lots of locals around.

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Well worth the climb even on a hot day in december! Take lots of water and some good supportive shoes. Some areas are much harder than others. Some areas are flat grassy and easy, others are rocky and quite difficult especially when you get to...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Le Pouce is the third highest mountain in Mauritius, at 812 meters. we have enjoyed walking on the mountain, just for one and half hour, and it's safe, no need to be guided , just try

Thank sunbeachtour
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

The mountain is raw, with some manmade trails, generally easy to follow, though there are some times you come to a fork and might not be which one to go with. There are no signboards, and towards the top where it’s steeper, you might have...More

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