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Le Pouce

Port Louis, Port Louis, Mauritius
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Solo Hike to Le Pouce from Port Louis to Moka

I'm a Filipino, I am currently residing at Curepipe Mauritius for a month now. Last February 17... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Anjo M
HIKING ABOVE THE CLOUDS

An amazing experience to be on the top of Le Pouce Mountain Mauritius Le Pouce (English: “The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
FocusPhotography-MUR
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"highest mountain"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I'm a Filipino, I am currently residing at Curepipe Mauritius for a month now. Last February 17, 2018, i went to Le Pouce on an impulse. I travelled to Port Louis via bus and from there walked to the feet of the mountain. It was...More

Thank Anjo M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing experience to be on the top of Le Pouce Mountain Mauritius Le Pouce (English: “The Thumb”) is the third highest mountain in Mauritius, at 812 meters (2664 feet). Only Piton de la Petite Rivière Noire (828 m) and Pieter Both (820 m) are...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Very busy place, not advisable for very small children or toddlers. Interesting market with everything from fresh fish, dried fish, clothes, fruit andd veg, etc. Lots of locals around.

Thank Roshram
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Well worth the climb even on a hot day in december! Take lots of water and some good supportive shoes. Some areas are much harder than others. Some areas are flat grassy and easy, others are rocky and quite difficult especially when you get to...More

Thank Laura M
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Le Pouce is the third highest mountain in Mauritius, at 812 meters. we have enjoyed walking on the mountain, just for one and half hour, and it's safe, no need to be guided , just try

Thank sunbeachtour
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

The mountain is raw, with some manmade trails, generally easy to follow, though there are some times you come to a fork and might not be which one to go with. There are no signboards, and towards the top where it’s steeper, you might have...More

Thank ongtingyong
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

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

1  Thank jayabhujun26
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Nice walk in nature with great views, sometimes 360°! Even in summer, the heat wasn't that bad as this mountain is well situated for the soft nice breeze.

1  Thank Laurent L
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Nikki Y
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Rossc1978
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Iwaege
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