Wonderful panoramic view of Piton de la Fournaise and Formica Leo. Incredible experience but wake up before sunrise and get here early in the morning to see the volcano without clouds.
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We walked there within 2 hours, same with return. It is longer than expected - all reviews said its easy trek, but do not be fooled - easy but long! I have seen people attempting to walk it in flip flops, with no water or...More
This is definitely a must see when visiting Reunion Island. It is amazing to see how the volcano has changed the landscape. Please note that you need to be at the top by 8:30 as the clouds will come rolling in later in the morning....More
As a rule of thumb,always go early. We started our hike at 6am, it was sunny but by 8am, mist and clouds rolled in. I was quite disappointed but just kept on going. Finally we got to the crater and it was clear! We could...More
We walked to the top of the piton (about 2.5 hours) to get a view of the Dolomieu crater. What a view into the volcano but also of the scenery around! We were lucky, blue sky and plenty of sun were present. Highly recommended.
High on the list of 'must-dos' on Reunion Island, but you do need to be prepared. Set out as early as possible to maximise your chances of good weather and minimise your time walking in the hottest part of the day (we were staying on...More
If you have only one day to see the famous Reunion volcano, then make a full day, 6 hours return, hiking to the top of the crater. You need to start early because the sun is very hot after 11 am, so we would recommend...More