Thank you for your interest in this trip. If you want to revisit this page, use the QR-code shown or use the following link: https://www.itravel.com/select/6096-trip-to-maido
One of the most spectacular places in the world
Magnificent panoramic views
Beautiful Creole villages
A paradise for hiking and nature lovers
Over 1,000 km of hiking trails
Get ready to explore one of the most spectacular places in the world, at 2,200 m! The beautifully contrasting landscapes - charming villages, acacia and tamarind forests, and the steep cliffs at Maido’s magical viewpoint - will be etched in your memory for years to come.
Today you will go up to 2,200 m in one of the most spectacular places in the world! Enjoy the changing scenery: charming villages, acacia and tamarind forests and steep cliffs at the magical viewpoint of Maido, which overlooks the Mafate Cauldron and 9,000 acres of pristine wilderness. There are only 700 inhabitants in the entire cauldron, spread over 15 small villages. With more than 1000 km of hiking trails, Mafate is a paradise for hiking and nature enthusiasts. From here you will have a spectacular view of the highest mountains of the Indian Ocean, the Piton des Neiges (the “Snow Peak”).
On the way back, you will stop at a geranium plantation where you will learn how to make perfume. Afterwards, you will visit the local fruit and craft market of St. Paul, where you can find and purchase products from the island.
Duration of the trip: Half day
Minimum number of participants: 4
Date of the trip: Fridays
- Transfer from all hotels located in the west side
- Tour guide