Costa Rica Traverse

The trip was wonderful, thanks! The local operator, Coast to Coast, were very well organised and especially Danny, the lead guide, was the best guide I have ever seen in action. It was a privilege to be guided by such a well-rounded and versatile person - from navigating and motivating the group, to cooking (delicious food) and patching up blisters. And always with a smile on his face.

I am already planning my next trip with World Expeditions - rafting on the Franklin River in Tasmania.

Nick | South Africa

Réunion Island Trek Adventure

Réunion is part of the Mascarene islands; a small archipelago of volcanic islands in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa. Unlike its closest neighbour Mauritius, with its beautiful beaches, Réunion cannot boast the same, but what it lacks at sea level it more than makes up for in its wildly dramatic mountainous interior. The volcanic mountains and gorges offer a spate of trekking possibilities so if you have enjoyed Nepal or New Zealand, you will also enjoy Réunion, which has similar high quality trekking but with a tropical twist. This trek consists of two major cirques, Cilaos and Mafate, with an opportunity to ascend the highest peak on the island - Le Piton des Neiges at 3070 metres, and to explore one of the most accessible and active volcanoes in the world - Le Piton de la Fournaise. Our trekking route reveals a virtually undisturbed wilderness with sunken peaks and scarps surrounded by steep lush walls of vines, figs and palms with a cluster of mountains that rise to almost 3100 metres. With some luck we should spot parrots, white-tailed tropic birds, panther and chameleon completing this superb back to nature experience.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join St Denis, transfer to Hell-Bourg
DAY 2 Transfer to Le Col des Boeufs and commence trek in Cirque of Mafate
DAY 3 Trek to Cilaos Village
DAY 4 Trek to base of Le Piton des Neiges (2479m)
DAY 5 Climb Le Piton des Neiges (3070m)
DAY 6 To La Saline Les Bains (West Coast )
DAY 7 Volcano trekking on Piton de la Fournaise (2354m)
DAY 8 Free day in La Saline les Bains
DAY 9 Transfer to St Denis airport, trip concludes

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Trip Code: MAN
Trip Grading: Introductory to Moderate
Duration:  9 days
Activities:  Trekking
Next Trip:  01 January 1970
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