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Le Pouce

Port Louis, Port Louis, Mauritius
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Great hike

This is not an easy hike as you get higher up the mountain and I do not recommend to got on a rainy... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fahad-Quentin B
Solo Hike to Le Pouce from Port Louis to Moka

I'm a Filipino, I am currently residing at Curepipe Mauritius for a month now. Last February 17... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Anjo M
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Reviewed yesterday

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
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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
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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

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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

Thank ongtingyong
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Le Pouce mountain is not too difficult to climb if you have a good physique. The routes is not dangerous, only need to be careful when almost climbing to the top. You need to have good shoes, water, sunscreen, and sports clothes. You can come...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Nice walk in nature with great views, sometimes 360°! Even in summer, the heat wasn't that bad as this mountain is well situated for the soft nice breeze.

1  Thank Laurent L
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

There are two ways to go up the mountain - from the north Port Louis, or south Moka. We drove down from the north so we took the north route. Apparently it is a harder option as it takes longer time and less people go...More

1  Thank Nikki Y
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