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Experience - La Réunion

Trip to Salazie

Highlights

  • Magnificent panoramic views - don’t forget your camera!

  • Visit a vanilla plantation

  • Beautiful Creole villages

  • Guided tour at Folio House from the 19th century.

  • Enchanting waterfalls, gardens, and flowers in the Cirque de Salazie basin

Description

Get ready for a lovely day.

About 8 miles north along the Ocean Road, you will find the economic and political heart of the island, St. Denis. You will pass colonial houses dating back to the time of the East India Company. You will continue to the Saint Marie region, where sugar cane fields, vanilla, and lychee plantations. Lush green hills prevail in this enchanting landscape.

Destination

Indian Ocean

  1. La Réunion
  2. Valley basin

You will be picked up at your hotel between 7:30 and 8 AM. About 8 miles north along the Ocean Road, you will find the economic and political heart of the island, St. Denis. Heading further east, you will pass Hindu temples, which are very common in this area due to the widespread presence of Indian people here.

Look forward to visiting a vanilla plantation where you will be shown how fragrant oils are produced. Afterwards, you will drive to the Cirque de Salazie basin, famous for its lush and evergreen vegetation. The journey includes enchanting waterfalls, beautiful gardens, and flowers before you reach your destination at an altitude of about 3,280 ft. Then, you will arrive in the village of Hell-Bourg, known for its charming Creole houses and traditional architecture - don’t forget your camera! A guided tour will take you through the lush green garden of the 19th-century Folio House. Learn about the way of life from that period.

You will arrive back at your hotel around 5:00 PM.

Duration of the trip: All day

Minimum number of participants: 4

Date of the trip: Saturdays at approx. 07:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Including

  • Transfer from all hotels on the west side
  • Typical Creole lunch with drinks
  • Tour guide

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