EUR 40 € per adult

Enjoy this amazing hiking experience on Le Pouce mountain and have amazing views of the island of Mauritius!

Le Pouce mountain is the third highest mountain in Mauritius with a peak of 812m and is located in the north west of the island between Peter Both and Signal mountain. Le Pouce is also known as the ” Thumb Peak “, due to it’s shape at the top resembling a thumb. You’ll have splendid views of the northern regions of the island together with beautiful views of other small islands of Mauritius like Flat island, Round island and Snake island. Apart from that, you’ll also get to have the most beautiful views of the capital, Port Louis and the west, Moka and also the high grounds of Plaine Wilhems.

Along the trip, you’ll be accompanied by experience and qualified guides who have a passion for nature and sports. This is a unique and enriching experience as you’ll learn about the fauna and flora.

Overview


Duration
  • 3 hours 30 minutes

Start time
  • The starting time is 09:00

Operating days
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

Highlights
  • Hiking Le Pouce Mountain
  • Enjoy the most beautiful views of the Capital
  • Spot small islands of the north of Mauritius
  • Accompanied by experienced and qualified guides

Transportation
  • For an additional fee

Itinerary


Meeting point
  • The starting point is the Commercial center of Helvettia. You will meet the guide and afterwards prepare for the hike
  • Start with a 1 hour climb up to the summit of Le Pouce mountain

Views of the north of the island
  • At the peak, you'll have mesmerizing views of the northern parts of the island as well as small islands of Mauritius, such as Round island, Flat island and snake island
  • You'll also have amazing views of the capital, Port Louis and also the west region of the island as well

Fauna and flora
  • You'll learn about the fauna and flora of Mauritius
  • From the summit, you'll then head back to the starting point while enjoying the scenery at the same time

General Info


Region
  • Central Plateau of Mauritius

Difficulty
  • Easy - medium

Minumum age required
  • 10 years and above

What to bring?
  • Hiking shoes
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Water
  • Caps or hats
  • Spare set of clothes

How it works?


How to book
  1. Fill out the booking form on this page with your specific details and we will email you you within one hour with a personalized quote
  2. You can then review the quote and adjust the itinerary to best match your exact requirements
  3. Confirm your booking by replying back to receive a booking confirmation by email
  4. On the day of tour or activity, your driver will pick you up at your accommodation as specified in your booking
  5. Payment can be made in two ways:
    • On the day of the tour directly to the driver
    • Online via our website by Visa or MasterCard credit card
    • Online via PayPal (in USD only)

Note
  • Our reservation team will be able to answer any question you may have
  • We can fully customize your trips

Travellers' Reviews

4.84.8 out of 5 stars (based on 5 reviews)

Great Walk

April 2, 2019

A hard endurance walk for 2-3 hours, but well worth the superb views at the top. I’ve done this twice now, and hope to walk it again soon.

Antonio

Superbe randonnée

March 22, 2019

Une fois au sommet, la vue sur le port de Port Louis était superbe. Le guide était compétent et sympathique

François

Had a lot of fun, hiking on Le Pouce!

October 2, 2018

I must admit that it was great to hike on Le Pouce mountain. You’ll have such a peaceful environment at the top where you’ll enjoy your time breathing fresh air and relaxing! Will surely do it again.

Samuel