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Le Pouce mountain is not too difficult to climb if you have a good physique. The routes is not dangerous, only need to be careful when almost climbing to the top. You need to have good shoes, water, sunscreen, and sports clothes. You can come...More
There are two ways to go up the mountain - from the north Port Louis, or south Moka. We drove down from the north so we took the north route. Apparently it is a harder option as it takes longer time and less people go...More
Currently spending my last few hours at La Suffren hotel and thought I would finish this trip with a review.
The hotel is ideally situated if working within Port Louis and more catered for buisness travellers than holiday makers.
The rooms are comfortable, clean with...More
Brilliant climb I loved it.
If you like the great outdoors, hiking, walking and are physically fit than this is one challenge you cannot say no to! Exhilarating ... loved it! Views are spectacular. Take a backpack with plenty of water and something light and...More
Start from port louis, the trek is about 3500 meters. The path gives you feel of a real natural mountain climb, as you'll find the bushes and plants overgrown and sometimes you'll have to make way for yourself. I'd recommend to start early in the...More
The name means thumb, because the peak looks like a thumb up.
You can immerse yourself through a hike starting from Port Louis and finishing in Moka or simply gaze a it's beautiful greenry from a distance.
As the most recognisable 'thumb shaped' peak behind Port Loius it looked like a good place to take a hike . The trail head was a little tricky to find but having done so we set off along a litter strewn path along a track...More