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Le Pouce In Mauritius
Written by Kajani Shivam on May 29, 2020 Share on

Le Pouce Mountain in Mauritius

Mesmerizing blue turquoise beaches, Wildlife, Hiking, Romantic getaways, Fabulous landscapes, ever wanted to view all these at its best? Then you must have definitely heard of Mauritius. Mauritius, one of the popular destinations is crowded with tourist every year. Like I mentioned the tourist are attracted since you find the best in everything available over Mauritius. You will have your own reasons to love this Island. You will eventually love this island when you get to know more about every place and everything it has to offer for its visitors. One such place which you should be knowing is Le Pouce Mountain in Mauritius. It is loved for its mesmerizing views and gives a breathtaking hiking experience.

Love Hiking? Then, Le Pouce in Mauritius should be an addition in your hiking list. Continue reading to know more about the third highest mountain in Mauritius.

Le Pouce in Mauritius
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Best views from Le Pouce in Mauritius

Le Pouce in Mauritius which has a height of 812 meters is the third highest mountain in entire Mauritius. Better heights, better views, agreed? Well, you will agree once you reach the top of Le Pouce. Le Pouce located near the Island’s capital Port Louis offers some splendid views. Once you reach the peak, you will be able to have a look at an amazing 360-degree view of Mauritius. You can get the coolest views of Port Louis, Moka, the high grounds of Plain Wilhems and a lot more. There are much enough views to capture from the peak!

Also Read: Must Visit Places in Mauritius for First Time Travelers

Le Pouce in Mauritius
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Troopers Tips and Facts 💡 

Charles Darwin has ascended Le Pouce mountain on 2nd May 1836 as per his Journal.

Hiking at Le Pouce in Mauritius

As already mentioned, hiking is one of the best things to do in Le Pouce in Mauritius. Hiking here is quite popular for its mesmerizing views. You can start the hike from Petit Verger, located in Le Pouce near the Saint Pierre village near the Moka region. The hike starts from the beautiful sugarcane fields and enters the forest path. And, on your way, never forget to pause for a while and take a refreshing view.

  • Difficulty Level: Easy to Medium
  • Distance: 4.3km
  • Duration: Approximately 2-3 Hours
  • Elevation: 812m (2,664ft)

If you are planning to hike, make sure you carry the required things in your backpack. Ensure you wear a comfortable pair of hike shoes, carry a sunscreen, water bottle and a small first aid kit.

Le Pouce in Mauritius
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Troopers Tips and Facts 💡 

Le Pouce is also known as The thumb mountain. It was named as The thumb because of its Thumb-shaped peak.

Best time to visit

You can visit Le Pouce in Mauritius during the hours of daylight. Hiking will be allowed by the authorities as per the weather conditions. It is better you don’t visit during the months of December to April where rain might be a spoilsport. Though Mauritius is good to travel all around the year, it’s better that you consider the external factors and choose the best time to travel Mauritius.

Mauritius is a lot more than you can imagine. Get the best views of nature with amazing hiking experience. Nature and adventure are the best pairs to make your vacation a splendid one. Le Pouce in Mauritius is all about Nature and adventure by hiking. Never miss witnessing the fascinating view from Le Pouce in Mauritius. You will have your own stories to share about the beautiful visit once you are back from this wonder. Reach out to Pickyourtrail to plan for an amazing trip to Mauritius with our Mauritius Tour Packages. Let’s hike it together!

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