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La Soufriere Volcano

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Address: Parc National, Guadeloupe
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The highest mountain in the lesser Antilles is also a volcano and an...

The highest mountain in the lesser Antilles is also a volcano and an important landmark of Guadeloupe's landscape.

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La Soufriere Volcano Hiking Tour
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Awesome Hike!

This is an awesome hike, and even though you might doubt it as you trek up the steep rocky trail it is well worth it for the beautiful views. Getting here is a bit of an... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an awesome hike, and even though you might doubt it as you trek up the steep rocky trail it is well worth it for the beautiful views. Getting here is a bit of an adventure itself, the road is narrow and twisty and cars go both ways and have to squeeze around each other, other parked cars and... More 

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Lindsay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First of all there are two parking "lots". The one right at the start of the actual climb has been closed for awhile because of the damaged road. You cant drive up there anymore. Maybe one day they will repair the roads..so much easier. Now you have to park at the Bains Chauds which is small. So you either get... More 

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Jackson Heights, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I would consider myself an amateur hiker and would say this is one of the toughest hikes I've done. I recommend this hike for those who are physically fit and can handle breathing in high altitudes. It's a challenging hike due to the windy conditions, fog, slippery trail and tough visibility at times.

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Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice hike up to the La Soufriere volcano. It gets quite intense in the end, so do not try to survive with flipflops or sandals... Also a light jacket would have been a good idea because of the raining and the furious wind at the top of the mountain. You don't have to be a professional climber,... More 

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5 Thank Joose S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Driving to the park is half the challenge, we made it in a small automatic but we could easily tell the car was struggling, on the other hand the roads are very narrow and only allow enough room for one Car in either direction at times. The hike is strenuous and i recommend bringing a windbreaker and good hiking shoes.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hike up this volcano and it was a work out but oh so beautiful! No tour guide, just you following the rough path upwards

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the park as part of our Soufriere city excursion. They told us the bath in sulfur would get us 10 years younger. Although that was not the case, we really enjoyed the experience!

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Earlier today my 14 years-old son and I climbed all the way to the summit of the volcanoe 'la Soufrière' under difficult conditions (cold, windy and foggy), but the experience was worthwhile.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is a great day for a family with kids that are not completely dependent on you. But come prepared. First, parking around 10-11am can be very competitive. Best to either get an early start, or arrive just before noon as the early crowd is starting to leave. The volcano walk is spectacular and not too challenging even for the... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

These days you can drive up La Grande Soufrière to 950m. Next to the parking at Les Bains Jaunes there is a simple thermal bath, actually a lukewarm pool. The trail between Les Bains Jaunes and the now abandoned parking Savane à Mulets at 1142m, was build by navy soldiers in 18eighties. It is the last remaining old trail and... More 

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