Take a guided hike to the top of the Piton des Neiges and climb the highest peak on Reunion Island!
The Piton des Neiges is located in the Reunion Island National Park, in the heart of the volcanic island. Its unspoilt natural setting awaits you! Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Piton des Neiges is the volcano that gave birth to Reunion Island. Climbing it is a must for hiking enthusiasts! When you climb the Piton des Neiges, also known as the roof of the Indian Ocean, you'll be able to admire numerous viewpoints over the cirque of Cilaos. Hiking this dormant volcano is also an opportunity to admire an exceptional 360° panorama of Reunion Island.
For this sporty hike in Reunion Island, you'll meet your guide at the meeting point at 7 a.m. for a briefing on the hike to the Piton des Neiges and the day's conditions. Then you're off for a day of adventure ascending the roof of the Indian Ocean !
Accompanied by a local guide who knows all there is to know about ascending the Piton des Neiges, you'll be in safe hands as you enjoy your hike in Reunion Island. It's generally cold on the trail, so you'll need to be equipped. Accessible to children aged 12 and over, the ascent of Piton des Neiges is a challenging 15.5km hike, which takes around 8 hours to complete. The hike is known for its steep gradients, with the most strenuous part being the steps. The highest point of your guided hike to the summit of Piton des Neiges is 3,070 metres. Once you've reached this height, you'll be rewarded with a breathtaking view of Reunion Island! In addition to the spectacular views offered by the hike, you'll be able to take advantage of your guide's explanations and anecdotes to learn more about this mythical volcano.
Climbing the Piton des Neiges is the ultimate hike on Reunion Island! Don't hesitate, book your guided hike to the Piton des Neiges and spend an unforgettable day in the Cirque of Cilaos!
Minimum altitude: 1380m / Maximum altitude: 3070m.
You need to be sporty and in good physical condition to participate in this hike.
This activity is weather-dependent. If the weather does not allow for the activity to take place, we will contact you to reschedule or receive a full refund.