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First of all I need to say we came from cold Europe and were not used to the hot weather yet, this made the trip so difficult for us :) Also we underestimated the trip back, which was mostly up the hill. Luckily there were...More
If in Cilaos make sure to thake this hike. It is mentioned in all guides and really one of a kind. You will have to wade through water up to your hip to get into the Chapel but it is breathtaking in there. The path...More
prior to go, ask about the level of the river. take additionnal small shoes to walk in the river. when you arrive aside the cave, stay well on the left side, to find the path. afterward you will penetrate into the cave which is like...More
The walk to and from La Chapelle offers a view of some beautiful scenario. Then initial walk from Cilaos town is all down hill through beautiful forest. Crisscrossing a small stream several times as you go. After the initial descent there is a sharp climb...More
Hiking La Chapelle is really amazing. Especially when the Mountain tops of Cilaos are in the clouds you still get good weather down at La Chapelle.
It's a fair hike of about 2 hours to get there (mostly downhill). The way back is a litle...More