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15 Crag Terrace, Ballymanaggin, Dublin, D22 YW60, Ireland

Cadwell Road , Henrietta , Plaines Wilhems Mauritius

Adventurous hiking in Mauritius excursions

Starting From €90

Hotel Pick up Exclusive Tours Relaxing Retreat Stunning Scenery

Type: Choice of Sharing or Private
Featured Stops: 3, Le Morne Brabant, Black River Gorges Nature Trail, Seven Waterfalls at Tamarind Falls

Free Cancellation

Duration From 6 to 8 hours

Place South West Mauritius

Language: English, French, German, Italy

  • Entrance Fees Included
  • Guided Tour
  • Meal Included
  • Hotel Pick Up

Highlights

  • Hike at Le Morne Brabant
  • Select and hike at one of the different Black River Gorges trails
  • Hike at Seven Waterfalls at Tamarind Falls
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What to expect

Hiking in Mauritius overview

Le Morne Brabant

 Explore the wonderful Mauritian tourism as a solo tourist. Welcome to Le Morne Brabant, a majestic mountain nestled in the southwest of Mauritius, proudly standing on the peninsula of Le Morne. Our team has been pioneering guides since 2004, leading adventurers from across the globe to conquer this iconic rock. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site since July 6, 2008, it holds historical significance as a sanctuary for runaway slaves who sought refuge, some tragically choosing to leap from its cliffs.

 Le Morne Brabant is renowned for its pristine wilderness, hosting a rich diversity of endemic and narrow-endemic species, including the rare Trochetia Boutoniana, Mauritius’ floral emblem. As you ascend to the Le Morne hike, prepare for some challenging sections where you’ll need to use your hands to navigate safely. But fear not, for the reward awaits at the summit as you complete your Le Morne hike – breathtaking vistas of the west and southwest lagoons, offering a glimpse of the island’s beauty that’ll leave you in awe!

 Black River Gorges Nature Trail

 Black River Mountain Range, is one of the jewels of the Republic of Mauritius! The national park enveloping this majestic range is a haven for nature lovers, boasting nine species of native birds and a dazzling array of over 300 native plants.

As you delve into the heart of the Black River Gorges National Park, you’ll encounter a diverse tapestry of landscapes, from cascading waterfalls to meandering rivers, and dense rainforests to rugged canyons. There are even tranquil picnic areas scattered throughout, perfect for a well-deserved rest amidst the wilderness.

With a network of over 60 kilometers of trails, the park offers something for every hiker, whether you’re a beginner seeking a stroll or a seasoned trekker craving a challenge. From easy paths to more strenuous routes, the options are endless.

But fear not, fellow adventurers who are excited to embrace the amazing experience of hiking in Mauritius! This guide is here to be your compass, guiding you through every step of your journey in the Black River. We’ll cover everything from transportation options to the park, the difficulty levels of various trails, the different routes to explore, essential items to pack for your hike, and important tips to make sure you enjoy tour with safety.

7 cascades Mauritius

The next thrilling adventure is about embarking on a half-day tour to Henrietta village and uncovering the enchanting Tamarind Waterfalls, also known as 7 Cascades. Join a small group and venture into the lush rainforest, where you’ll be greeted by several stunning waterfalls amidst picturesque landscapes.

Once you reach the falls, dive into the refreshing waters for a swim, or summon your inner daredevil and take a leap off the cliffs. And if you’re up for it, indulge in a unique “fish therapy” experience, surrounded by the wonders of nature.

Hiking in Mauritius has never been so thrilling. So, lace up your boots and get ready to explore the beauty of Tamarind Waterfalls, where adventure awaits at every turn! At Mauritius Holidays, we ensure your trip is worth the time, entertainment, and price. Want to know about more Mauritius travel packages? Contact us anytime or send your queries and our representative will get back to you right away.

Itinerary 

Le Morne Hike

Discover the iconic Le Morne Brabant, a towering mountain nestled in the southwest of Mauritius, gracing the Morne peninsula. Being one of the most popular Mauritius excursions, it was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site on July 6, 2008, and holds a poignant history as the sanctuary of Maroon slaves who courageously leaped from its summit to safeguard their freedom from oppression.

Set foot on this sacred ground, nestled within private land, and behold the pristine beauty of one of the island’s most immaculately preserved mountains. As you ascend on one of the best tours of hiking in Mauritius, marvel at the astonishing diversity and density of endemic species, including the exceedingly rare Trochetia Boutonania, proudly representing our nation as the floral emblem.

But Le Morne Brabant is more than just a mountain – it’s a living testament to resilience, courage, and the indomitable spirit of those who sought refuge amidst its rugged slopes.

Black River Gorges Nature Trail Hiking

Next stop is the Black River Gorges, a treasure trove for those enthusiasts hiking in Mauritius, it offers a plethora of trails to explore the rich biodiversity and stunning landscapes of Mauritius.

One of the easier trails is the Trochetia Trail, a 2-kilometre hike taking around 45 minutes, leading to Trochetia Waterfall with its scenic river views. For those seeking a moderate challenge, the 6.6-kilometer Black River Peak trail is ideal. It culminates in panoramic views of the bay and iconic landmarks like La Morne Brabant and La Tourelle du Tamarin. Adventurers can tackle the Parakeet Trail, an 8-kilometer one-way journey from Black River Visitor Centre to Plaine Champagne, offering a glimpse into the heart of the national park.

If waterfall views are your goal, Alexandra Falls and Cascade 500 Pieds offer moderate-strenuous hikes with rewarding vistas. For a shorter experience of hiking in Mauritius, Mont Cocotte’s 4-kilometre trail provides easy-to-moderate terrain leading to stunning viewpoints. Experienced hikers can tackle the Macchabee Forest Loop Trail, a moderate-level 8-kilometre trek through lush forest and past Mare aux Joncs Waterfall.

The Mare Longue Loop Trail offers a longer adventure, covering 12 kilometers of moderate terrain through Macchabee forest and Mare Longue Reservoir. For breathtaking panoramas, Plateau Remousse Viewpoint offers easy-moderate 45-minute hiking in Mauritius experience, while Piton Savanne provides a stunning vista of the southern coast on its 6-kilometre route. For the ultimate challenge, the Brise Fer Mountain trail spans 14 kilometers of moderate terrain, while the Mare Longue Loop Trail covers 12 kilometers, requiring a good level of fitness.

Finally, the Mare aux Joncs Waterfall lower section trail offers a 6-kilometer moderate-level hike, rewarding with views of the cascading waterfall. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned hiker, the Black River Gorges has a trail waiting for you to discover its natural wonders.

Hiking in Mauritius to Tamarind Falls

The last hiking in Mauritius adventure is with a certified local guide at the meeting point, where you’ll receive a briefing before heading to the breathtaking Tamarind Falls. You will explore the cascading beauty of these falls, starting with the impressive 40-meter first waterfall, with the sightseeing of three more waterfalls unfolding progressively. Dive into adventure with swimming, supervised cliff jumping, and indulging in fish therapy. Take a break to savor local delicacies and seasonal fruits, and even taste sugarcane. This thrilling excursion spans three hours of unforgettable exploration and fun.

What’s included

  • Guided tour
  • Entrance fee and tax
  • Transportation
  • Lunch

 

Meeting point

 The pickup and drop-off will be from your hotel/villa/resort is included in the tour.

 

Cancellation Policy 

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

Booking Fee 

Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

Location

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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this tour suitable for all couples?

Yes, this tour is perfect for couples of all ages, whether on a honeymoon or just seeking a romantic getaway.

What should we bring?

Comfortable shoes, a camera, sunscreen, and a hat are recommended for your comfort and enjoyment.

How long will we spend at each stop?

Each stop is thoughtfully timed to offer a fulfilling experience, typically lasting around 1 to 1.5 hours.

Are there any age restrictions for this tour?

The tour is primarily designed for adults. For specific age-related queries, feel free to contact us.

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Our family’s excursion tour with Mauritius Holidays was simply unforgettable. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly, making every site we visited come alive with stories and facts. The tour was well-organized, ensuring we saw all the must-visit spots without feeling rushed. A truly fantastic experience!

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Our honeymoon arranged by Mauritius Holidays was the epitome of romance and luxury. The private villa overlooking the ocean was breathtaking, and the tailored romantic excursions made us feel like we were in our own paradise. It was the perfect start to our marriage.

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