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Le Pouce

Port Louis, Port Louis, Mauritius
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Le Pouce mountain hiking on a summer day

Le Pouce mountain is not too difficult to climb if you have a good physique. The routes is not... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Nice hike

Nice walk in nature with great views, sometimes 360°! Even in summer, the heat wasn't that bad as... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Laurent L
Quatre Bornes, Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius
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“nice walk” (2 reviews)
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Port Louis, Port Louis, Mauritius
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Le Pouce mountain is not too difficult to climb if you have a good physique. The routes is not dangerous, only need to be careful when almost climbing to the top. You need to have good shoes, water, sunscreen, and sports clothes. You can come...More

1  Thank jayabhujun26
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Nice walk in nature with great views, sometimes 360°! Even in summer, the heat wasn't that bad as this mountain is well situated for the soft nice breeze.

1  Thank Laurent L
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

There are two ways to go up the mountain - from the north Port Louis, or south Moka. We drove down from the north so we took the north route. Apparently it is a harder option as it takes longer time and less people go...More

1  Thank Nikki Y
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Currently spending my last few hours at La Suffren hotel and thought I would finish this trip with a review. The hotel is ideally situated if working within Port Louis and more catered for buisness travellers than holiday makers. The rooms are comfortable, clean with...More

Thank Rossc1978
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Brilliant climb I loved it. If you like the great outdoors, hiking, walking and are physically fit than this is one challenge you cannot say no to! Exhilarating ... loved it! Views are spectacular. Take a backpack with plenty of water and something light and...More

Thank Hello T
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Start from port louis, the trek is about 3500 meters. The path gives you feel of a real natural mountain climb, as you'll find the bushes and plants overgrown and sometimes you'll have to make way for yourself. I'd recommend to start early in the...More

Thank Rajkamal B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Thumbs up for those who make it up the green slopes and enjoy breathtaking views over the Island. Bring water, wear good shoes and never try the last slipery bit on a rainy day!

Thank Birgitta H
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The name means thumb, because the peak looks like a thumb up. You can immerse yourself through a hike starting from Port Louis and finishing in Moka or simply gaze a it's beautiful greenry from a distance.

1  Thank aerosid
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We hiked this mountain 3 times and reckon the best route was from the other side of the mountain and the Port Louis side. Its a great hike.

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 7 November 2016

As the most recognisable 'thumb shaped' peak behind Port Loius it looked like a good place to take a hike . The trail head was a little tricky to find but having done so we set off along a litter strewn path along a track...More

Thank zenonSydney
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