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Hiking the highest Peak in Seychelles . The Morne Seychellois Trail. Discover it's mystical beauty and highest view point in Seychelles.

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Highest Peak In Seychelles Morne Seychellois Trail. Location : Mahe Island About the trail : Total Length : 4.6 KM ( Out & Back ) Elevation: 905m Total Duration: 6 - 7 Hours ( Out & Back ) Difficulty: Very Intense Physical Activity This is a very intensive and complicated Trail. Not properly maintained. Attempting this trail demands a certain level of fitness. It mostly a very steep climb in a wet , muddy and slippery terrain. On the summit, the view is not always guaranteed as we are high up in the clouds at times. Some Parts Has Ropes And Ladders. Some Parts Has Rocky Terrains. Some Parts Has Very Steep Climbs. Main Attractions: The country's highest peak, high endemism, Ecology. The trail leads to Seychelles highest peak. The high-difficulty level trail is mostly a steep climb and crosses streams and old cinnamon plantation. It is Home to an array of endemic species. The trail starts with an ascent near a river which supplies a dam further down below and from then on it is a steep climb through the forest. The first viewpoint over the Capital, Victoria will give you time to recuperate. From then on you will continue uphill climbing over granite boulders. Upon reaching the old cinnamon plantation the path becomes gentler. Before reaching the last leg of the climb you will come into a clearing and at your feet you will be able to observe the endemic Begonia and its beautiful white flowers. To reach Seychelles' highest peak demand a final steep climb through the mist forest containing moss-covered trees and then boom! you are at the top with the most amazing view ever! The trail traverses the fine jungle of Seychelles and there is plenty to see along the way, so take your time and be observant as some interesting insects may be hiding beneath a leaf FLORA & FAUNA The forest is primarily made up of endemic plants. As you near closer to the summit, you will notice moss- covered trees. A few of the endemic flora and fauna are listed below: Seychelles Scops Owl (Otus insularis) Pitcher Plant (Nepenthes pervillei) Begonia (Begonia sechellensis) Kapisen (Northia seychellana) Seychelles Pygmie Frog (Sooglossus sechellensis. RECOMMENDATIONS :• Comfortable clothing. Comfortable shoes A Backpack Hat Sunscreen Mosquito repellent Sunglasses Bring essential items as to not overpack as the trail is physically challenged. Water , Juice , Snacks , Not suitable for children or pregnant women. Not Suitable for people with any recent surgery. Not suitable for people with Ophidiophobia and arachnophobia. Not suitable for people with fear of heights. Not suitable for people with any heart problems. Includes : Certified & Licensed Guide Fun and Unforgettable Memories Excludes : Entry Ticket To Access The Trail Pickup And Drop Food & Beverages Hiking Equipments


Includes : Certified & Licensed Hiking Guide Fun and Unforgettable Memories

Important Information

  • Please Bring Bank Card Only To Pay For The Entry Tickets To Access The Trail. No Cash Allowed. The Activity Needs to start In The Morning and not after 12 Noon due to the amount of time it takes to hike back and forth.

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