4 Nights – Reunion Islanda
DAY 1: ST DENIS IN REUNION ISLAND TOUR PACKAGES – ST GILLES
Welcome at Roland Garros airport by Mille Tours team and an english speaking guide. Transfer to the West coast and HOTEL(AS PER CHOICE OF CATEGORY) located in Saint Gilles Les Bains. Welcome and check-in. Lunch on the beach in front of the lagoon. Continuation for Saint Leu, a fisherman village and visit of Kelonia, a turtle study center. Back to the hotel and departure end of afternoon in tuk tuk to the port of Saint Gilles for a sunset cruise with aperitif on board (1h30). Back to the hotel. Dinner and night in HOTEL.
DAY 2: CIRQUE OF SALAZIE
Departure to the North. The main road, circulation. As soon as you will cover the 13 kilometres of the famous coastal road to Saint Denis, you will discover its old Creole houses dating to the East India Trade Company period.At the edge of the East, the colourful architecture of Hindu temples delights your eyes. The visit of”La Maison Folio” is affecting trip to the past, a past where top hats and swallow tailed orbited around thermal baths and danced during unforgettable governor’s balls. Back to the hotel around 5.00 pm.Overnight at hotel.
DAY 3: VOLCANO
The cold morning air will be quickly transform by the natural warm of volcanic sites.The West’s roads reveal a seaside where calm coasts are punctuated by abruptcliffs until Saint-Pierre. Here begin the ascent to Plaine des Cafres plateaus and tola Grande Ferme. Heathers, gentians, villages, pastures, cows, forests will be thesetting until “Nez de Bœuf”!at 2 070 m. At this place it stretches a puzzling valley. The gaping hole of Commerson crater has as many rocks as question marks. Thisamphitheatre loved by geologists, announced the amazing discoveries first fruits.After a hearty mountain lunch, you will go from basaltic natural structures to thefuturistic architecture of the City of Volcano. Back to the coast and the city of Saint Pierre to visit “La saga du Rhum”, oldestfamily distillery, still in activity today. Back to the hotel around 5.00 pm.Overnight at hotel.
DAY 4: MAIDO’S PEAK AND SAINT DENIS
An exceptional ascent rate! On 27 km, you will be from the sea level to 2200 m of Altitude! The landscape changes as one goes along the ascent: villages, acaciasforest, geranium fields, typical forest of tamarinds and finally the edge of MafateCirque. On the way back, stopover in a geranium essence oil producer for a discovery ofCreole customs linked at free living besides the essence oil’s typical aroma.On Friday only, Saint Paul’s market is a rich summary of Indian Ocean products.A stop over will be provided on Friday. Continuation to Saint Denis to discover the sea front “Barachois” and the mainstreet with all the historic creole houses “La rue de Paris”.Lunch time in Saint Denis.Shopping time in the main shopping street of Saint Denis and the craft market.Back to the hotel around 5.00 pm.Overnight at hotel.
DAY 5: SAINT DENIS
Departure for the airport depending on the flight schedule.