Lion Mountain Half-Day Guided Hike
|08:30 - 12:45
|Offered as Supplement
|Duration might vary according to the participant’s pace.
Half Day Guided Hike at Lion Mountain - Overview
Hiking is one of the best activities you can do during your holidays in Mauritius and our paradise island offers some gorgeous trails to hike with a guaranteed adventure feel! This package will get you to hike on the Lion Mountain for half a day , discovering the natural beauty of the place. For adventurers and nature lovers, this package is for you.
Recognisable by its sphinx-like shape, Lion Mountain offers a challenging, and a rewarding half-day hike with stunning coastal views. The hike includes climbing from the lion's 'back' to finish on the 'head'.
Highlights of the package:
- Hike the Lion Mountain for half a day
- Witness the unique scenery of the valley
- Breathtaking coastal scenery of the turquoise lagoons, as well as the islets and coast
- Discover different species of plants unique to Mauritius or rare species
- With some luck, spot the small, endemic falcon-the Mauritian Kestrel - en endemic bird
The Guided Hike in Mauritius (Lion Mountain) includes:
- 4-5 hours hike up Lion Mountain
- Experienced & friendly guides
- A snack
- Hiking gear
- Optional: Pick up and drop off from any hotel/ place of accommodation anywhere in Mauritius
Transport is available for an additional supplement which will include pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation in Mauritius.
You can choose from a selection of vehicles types:
All drivers speak fluent English and French (Upon special request we can organize drivers who speak additional languages). The drivers, citizens of Mauritius, will be happy to provide you with information about Mauritius and each of its sights.
All drivers are very professional, time efficient and friendly. There is high emphasis on being always on time and providing reliable devoted service to customers.
Vieux Grand Port, South East Coast
|Operational Days :
|07:00 or 08:00
About the 4 - 5 Hours Guided Hike at Lion Mountain
Seize the opportunity to climb Lion Mountain on a 8 km hike with a unique dip in the endemic flora of the valley. Lion Mountain, situated in the South East of the island, shall leave you amazed with the breathtaking scenery of the turquoise lagoons, as well as the islets and coast.
Your hiking activity will start bright and early with a safety briefing by the professional guides. Usual safety measures to be taken are the use of sports shoes which are highly recommended, use of mosquito repellent, a sweater and spare clothes. Since this hiking trip is guided, you will get the chance to learn more about Mauritius with an experienced guide.
Throughout your walk in the forest, you will get to discover different species of plants and other greeneries. The location is abundant with native vegetation, exotic plants, and if you are lucky enough, you might spot the small, endemic falcon-the Mauritian Kestrel.
This hike has steep drops and slopes, which may be challenging for novice hikers. Once at the summit, you will be rewarded with some of the most breathtaking views of the Mauritian islets, the crystal-clear blue lagoons, as well as the tropical birds, Paille en queue, soaring above.
In a nutshell, this can be an amazing opportunity for you to cut off, break away from your daily routine and rejuvenate yourself in the midst of nature.
About Lion Mountain
Lion Mountain is a protruding mountain in the Bambous mountain range. It is visible from Mahebourg and is also very famous for its vegetation and amazing views of the south east. It is one of the mountains across the bay, said to be the only witness left of the ‘Bataille Of Vieux Grand Port.”
The Lion Mountain hike usually starts in the sugarcane fields and then follows through the woods and then ends at the peak. Caution should be exercised during the hike, as some of the places are rocky and quite challenging.
Sun cream & mosquito repellent
|Lion Mountain Half-Day Guided Hike
|Price per Person ( Minimum 3 Persons)