Hiking to Black River Peak in Mauritius
About the Activity:Spend a scenic day away from the beach crowds at this stunning expanse of rain forest on Mauritius. Trek, swim, picnic and indulge in sightseeing in abundant nature.Get to Black River Gorges National Park in 40 minutes by car or taxi from the nearby villages of Tamarin and Black River.The highest and surprisingly the easiest mountain to hike up in Mauritius, a 90 minutes hike brings you to the top of that small peak. Enjoy the walk along the ridge, up and down between the endemic trees, exotic plants and Chinese guava bushes.This hike offers beautiful views over Chamarel in the St Denis Valley, the hills above the Coloured earth, Le Morne mountain and Ile aux Benitiers island on the south-west coast. Get excited to know the last part of the trail which is very rugged and rough terrains so ropes will be carried to help you up. Then trail back down the hill following the same track with an option of ending the hike on the road leading to Chamarel and 7 Coloured earths.