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Reunion Island

Packages start @ `45000

Duration:

Per Person for 4 Night 5 Days

Holiday Box Type:

Family

Reunion Island.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Price per person for a minimum of 2 passengers (on twin sharing basis)
  • Sightseeing tours as per itinerary
  • Accommodation, meals and breakfast as indicated in the itinerary
  • Transportation with English speaking driver
 
Welcome at the St Denis Roland Garros airport and take transfer in Coach to hotel. Afternoon Free at hotel. Depart for the Reunion Island. Welcome at the St Denis Roland Garros airport and transfer in Coach to hotel. Afternoon Free at hotel. Optional Tour only for hotels in West (with additional cost):At the end of the afternoon, departure for a commented cruise of 1 hour & a Half, with dolphin & whale watching (in season), sailing, and local to admire the sunset colors at sea and on the slopes of the west coast. (Dinner as Optional) & Overnight at hotel.

After the breakfast at the hotel, departure in direction of Saint-Pierre to the Piton de la Fournaise’smassif, considered as one of the most active volcano of the world (three eruptions year). Born thanks to an important eruption at the South East of the island, 400 000 years ago, now it covers a third of the island area. You reach it to climb back to “Plaine des Cafres”, a cattle-breeding area dotted with a large variety of plants.At Bourg Murat, you take the forest path to the Volcano. Along the road, you won’t miss the numerous viewpoints. First « Nez de Boeuf » an exceptional panorama on the « Rivière des Remparts » a huge canyon witness of the firs caldera caused by the Volcano summit falling down. Next, it’s the amazing discovery of the exceptional lunar landscape of the « Plaine des Sables» born too thanks to the second Volcano falling down. The arrival at Pas de Bellecombe, located at 2311 m of altitude, is surprising : its majesty the « Piton de la Fournaise » stands up in the middle of Fouquet enclosure.Continuation to the most beautiful landscape of the Wild South via La Plaine Des Palmistes, which is still an authentic village with magnificent Creole huts. You will cross Le Pont de La Rivière de l’Est, a wonderful work, which it will take you in Sainte Rose.The discoveries continue with the rivers of lava that crossed the national road several times during the past decades (flow lava in 1977 which destroy many villages but miraculously the Piton Sainte Rose church and the lava flow in 1986 which enlarged the island of 30 hectares). Then you will see the lava flow of 2005, a real natural masterpiece, which had the same trails of the lava flow of January 2002 which swallows up the site la Vierge au Parasol (the Virgin with sunshade) before to jump into the ocean. The lava flow of 2004 keeps an original eruption with the appearance of several cones at sea level.Before to go away from the enclosure, last view on the capricious lava flow of 2001, the lava flow of November 2002 without forget the lava flow of April 2007… Continuation through the forest of BasseVallée for the discovery of one of most delicate and mysterious cultures in the area : Vanilla. You will take a forest trail by 4x4 across the rich coloured woods and sugar canes plantation (sensations and emotions guaranties) where you can discover various endemic plants, some medicinal and sacred ones. You will reach a guesthouse, an authentic paradise at the end of the world. You will savour a traditional Creole lunch during which you will sample the area speciality: Palmist.You will leave this enchanter setting to Cap Méchant where the very rough sea never grow tired to throwover-size geysers to the sky. Return to the hotel at the end of the day crossing different south coast cities (Saint-Joseph, Saint Pierre…). (Dinner as Optional) & Overnight at hotel.

After the breakfast at the hotel, departure to the South West.Crossing through Saint-Louis: its factories, its mosque, its Hindu temple and its church. We will leave the RN 1 direction to the mountains. After the crossing of the pretty village of la Rivière Saint-Louis with its traditional Creole huts and its gorgeous gardens “à la Française”, we enter in the Bras de Cilaos Valley where takes place the renowned “400 bends” road! You will marvel at this setting! The site uniqueness eases the ascent apprehension, and the ascent to the hamlets is really comfortable.The narrow tunnels, the majestic and graceful Peter Both, the unusual village of Palmiste Rouge, the dizzy ramparts and the lush summits will make you forget the time. Because time in this landscapes are eternity fragments that nobody wants to count! Here is Cilaos at 1300 meters of altitude on average! Thermal, sporty and farming city, it’s above all the place where exists the highest French wine lands! The Chamonix twin is a heaven. From la Roche Merveilleuse site, we overlook the whole Cirque, and beyond the legend, the spectacular views will exhausted all the superlatives that you could know! After the handcraft, visit of the « Jours de Cilaos »,and the traditional museum “Zaferlontan”. A creole lunch in a magic place and get back to the coast. Return to hotel. (Dinner as Optional) & Overnight at hotel.

After your breakfast, you can opt for helicopter flight of the island (Optional).Four Different flights available, accordingly you can opt for and take transfer (collective) to St Denis Roland Garros airport for departure.

 

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