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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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Made it to the top...with a 7 and 10 year old.

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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California, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hike to the summit of La Soufriere starts out warm, with beautiful views along the way. As one approaches the summit, the trail gets steeper, occasionally requiring some climbing over rocks. Near the summit, the view disappears and a strong wind swirls cold fog around the peak. A concrete bunker nearby provides shelter for stranded hikers.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The volcano is a well-known attraction so arrive early in order to get the limited formal parking space at the foot of the volcano near the Bains Jauns. By 800 AM the parking is full and you have to park down the road wherever there is space available. Once parked, the climb up the volcano is pretty moderate for seasoned... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It´s good to start quite early in the morning - both beacuse of sun and parking place where you start your way up. Although we didn´t have a nice view on top because of clouds we had it along the way up. Good to have a wind jacket with you, it´s guite windy on the top. Beautiful experience to see... More 

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Pointe-Noire, Guadeloupe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Really worth while the effort, but best start really early and well equipped - it might pour on the way. Great views along the way.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

what a view when you get to the top!! and have a nice bath on your return in the thermal bath. tricky to go when the weather isn;t bad, but it's still a fun thing to do.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Very beautiful natural experience. Hiking to the top may take 3 to 4hours. swim in the natural hot tub !!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I love hiking, I wouldn't say I'm a professional though. I'm in my late 20s and I found this hike to be a bit challenging at times, but I don't mind it. Some parts are pretty steep, but I loved it. The flora on the volcano are just totally different that the rest of the island. The top was good,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

we drove around the site.smelly as expected but nothing spectacular.seen better volcanoes in europe and Japan did not try the ash bath experience so hard to say,if it was worth the messiness of it all! would have preferred the bathing in sulphur springs in Diamond water falls

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