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Piton de la Fournaise
Volcano hike with your experienced guide!
The little Formica Léo surrounds the volcano.
The winding roads lead you to the Plaine des Sables.
Unforgettable volcano landscape around the Piton de la Fournaise.
The moon-like landscape will take your breath away.
Hike around the unique and active volcano Piton de la Fournaise
From the last collapsed crater, past lava fields, and around bizarre rock formations, explore up to the peak of the gigantic volcano
Route du Volcan gives you countless opportunities for extraordinary pictures
Spectacular view over the La Plaine des Sable
Accompanied by an experienced guide
Are you ready for a once in a lifetime hike to Piton de la Fournaise? During this up-close experience with the fascinating volcano, hike over the solidified lava, over bizarre rock formations, and along daunting craters.
Experience a once in a lifetime opportunity and discover one of the most active volcanos of the Indian Ocean, the Piton de la Fournaise. The most recent full eruption occurred in 2007, and its traces are still visible today. The explosion caused approx—140 million cubic meters to flow into the sea and expanded the La Réunion island by 0.45 sqm. The most recent eruption was in June 2014! With an experienced guide, trek along the craters and listen to them unveil the secrets of this natural phenomenon.
During your drive to the meeting point, Route du Volcan, coast along mixed woodlands and through bizarre, vast landscapes. Stop at breathtaking viewpoints for memorable pictures or a moment of tranquility. At the end of the road, you will suddenly have a remarkable view of La Plaine des Sables, the plateau surrounding the volcano.
Once you complete the drive, your hike begins at the most recently collapsed crater of the volcano, the Pen Fouquet. Hike down paths that cross the solidified lava of the last years and admire the active crater, Piton de la Fournaise.
With your guide, you will learn new things about the natural world we are lucky to call our home!
Duration of the trip: Full day
Date of the trip: Approx. 06:00 AM - 05:00 PM, depending on your guide