La Soufriere Volcano, Parc National

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Visit the highest point on the island, the summit of La Soufriere Volcano, an active volcano. Challenge yourself and hike to the summit, where you'll be rewarded with breathtaking ocean and island views from a height of 1,234 m (4,049 ft). During the approximate 2-hour hike, you'll pass through rainforest, montane thicket, and cloud forest before you reach the ash-strewn crater with an active lava dome at its center. From here, choose to walk around the active dome via a steep rope-assisted path (which takes about 2 hours) further across the island to the village of Richmond, or hike back down. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Parc National holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the La Soufriere Volcano and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This was a great 1/2 day hike. Took my fiance and I about 3 hours up and down. We got to the parking area at 8 am and got the last spot that wasn't along the side of the road. The road up to the parki...  more »
  • Predict 4 h! Warm clothing and clothing do not fear the humidity because in high c is wet! We have not had a clear time at the top, but it's still worth the detour! Predict right shoe! Preferably go in the morning because the path n is not wide and not pleasant if you come across too many people! No need to guide!
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  • Stories, history, outside the box, one view, when it's nice, sulphur, sulphur fumes, the soufriere, wonderful extraordinary... An excellent barefoot... guide that tells you a great little restaurant. Great day, I recommend to all
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