Nature trail - Morne Blanc (Mahe)


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Duration: 4 hours

Departs: seychelles, seychelles

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

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

HIGHLIGHTS:
• Panoramic view


What's Included

Expert Guide

One bottled water

What's Not Included

Alcoholic & Non-Alcoholic beverages


Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • 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

Cancellation Policy

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.

• Admission Ticket Free


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