Located within the Morne Seychellois National Park, Morne Blanc is quite the iconic mountain on Mahé, with its sheer cliff face. Starting above the Tea Tavern at the edge of the Tea Plantation at Sans Soucis, the plants are gradually replaced by a lush cinnamon forest with botanical specimens such as the two types of local Vacoa trees, the parasol and marron (wild).
As you continue along, depending on the season, you will also come across exotic fruit trees, such as the delicious jackfruit and jamalac (rose apple) trees. Further up the trail of moss covered rocks and trees and fern-covered forest floor, endemic birds such as the Seychelles Bulbul and Sunbirds. Finally, you will emerge on the viewing platform that will reward your efforts with magnificent views of the southern and western sides of Mahé.
Length: 1.2 km
Intensity: Medium to High
Change in Altitude: 667 m
Departure Point: Tea Plantation
Actual Walking Time: 1 hr 30 mins one way
• Panoramic view
One bottled water
What's Not Included
Alcoholic & Non-Alcoholic beverages
TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Not allowed for infants under 2 years
Not recommended for the physically challenged.
Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
What To Expect
Tea Tavern Glacis Nature trail.. This nature trail is short (20-30minutes) and easily accessible from the road between Victoria and Port Glaud. The path start just above the Tea Factory and is not far from the Morne blanc Nature trail and the Mission heritage site. The trail present a wonderful opportunity to view natural vegetation growing with little competition from introduced species, as it is part of a habitat restoration site in the Morne seychellois National Park. There are magnificent views to the West and South of Mahe Island.
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