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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  • Arrivez tôt pour pouvoir stationner en haut, sinon vous devrez stationner en pente et impossible d'y faire demi-tour pour repartir et stationner de sorte a pouvoir partir de face. Nous sommes arrivé a...  more »
  • La balade est conforme à ce qui est annoncée : sportive. Elle reste cependant faisable même si vous êtes "peu sportif", à condition de s'équiper correctement, notamment en chaussure et en coupe vent !...  more »
  • This was a nice hike up to the La Soufriere volcano. It gets quite intense in the end, so do not try to survive with flipflops or sandals... Also a light jacket would have been a good idea because of ...  more »