Hiking up Piton Cabris and Les Makes in the Reunion Island
Hiking up Piton Cabris and Les Makes in the Reunion Island
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Beginner
  • Spoken languages
    English, French
  • Duration
    full day
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Discover the unique nature and culture of the island of La Reunion by reaching Les Makes village and climbing the Piton Cabris with a professional mountain leader.

Patrick is a nature enthusiast and he will take you with him on this journey on the heights of the Creole village of Les Makes in the heart of the Reunion Island! This easy hike will allow you to approach the Hauts forest, west of the island, its plants and animal species.

The path leads to an opening in the trees that gives you a magnificent view over the Cirque of Cilaos. Your guide will introduce you to the geological history, the people's settlement and the typical local products. Finally, on your way back through the forest, you will enjoy an incredible panoramic view of the south of the island.

This hike of about 7 kilometers with an altitude difference of 400 metres allows you to approach the environment of the Cirque de Cilaos.

minimum 12 y/o
Cancellation policy: 
flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made
Offer Description

Discover the Hauts forest and the unique view over Cilaos and the south of the island.

You'll meet your Pro for a coffee and a briefing on the activity and the itinerary before setting off.
You'll start your hike in nature to reach some lovely points of view over Dimitile, Petit Serré and the ocean.
You'll climb the Piton Cabris at your own pace and enjoy a picnic in the wild before reaching the village of Les Makes.

Walking time: approximately 4 to 5 hours, 7 kilometres

Activity requirements

Participants must be used to walking in nature.

Included
  • Guide for the day
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Good walking shoes
  • Bottled water & picnic
Meeting point
Car park of Banque Postale in Les Makes, Hauts de St Louis Get directions
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