Frangipanier Standard Package Self Drive 8D/7N
DAY 1 : ST-DENIS - ST-GILLES
Welcome at Roland Garros airport. Take the western directly to St-Gilles-les-Bains. Overnight at St-Gilles-les-Bains.
DAY 2 : ST-GILLES - CILAOS
On route to the South stopover in St-Leu to visit the sea turtles study center: Kelonia and the Mascarin botanical academy. You can also stop at Trou du Souffleur with its geysers - like waves hitting on the shores as well as black sandy beaches of Etang-Sale. Follow the direction to Cilaos Village via St-Louis. Located in front of the highest summits of the island, Cilaos offers an unforgettable show. Overnight in Cilaos.
DAY 3 : CILAOS - ST-PIERRE
Whilst in Cilaos visit the la Roche Merveilleuse view point, the house of the Embroidery and the wine cellar, the Zafer Lontan museum. There is also lots of hiking trails to persue. On route to St Pierre visit the charming village of l'Entre-Deux . Overnight in St-Pierre.
DAY 4 : VOLCAN - ST-PIERRE
Start your day with a Stop at Nez de Boeuf view point, then take the direction to Piton de la Fournaise Valcano. Stop at Commerson crater, going through La Plaine des Sables and discover Dolomieu crater at Pas de Bellecombe. There are also a few hiking trails there. You can also visit the la Maison du Volcan at Bourg Murat, stop at the belvedere of Grand basin on your way back to St-Pierre. Overnight in St-Pierre.
DAY 5 : ST-PIERRE- SALAZIE
On route to the south-east and east coast of the island you will pass through the traces of past lava flows from past eruptions. Continue on to St-Philippe to discover the Spices and Perfumes garden, followed by Le Cap Mechant. Stop at the fishermen marine of Anse des Cascades as well at St Rose and St Anne churches. Discover of the green east coast at the following view points : Rivière des Roches, Bassin de la Paix la Mer, Takamaka. Finally take the direction to the charming village of Hell-Bourg, classified as the most beautiful village of France. Overnight in Hell -Bourg.
DAY 6 : SALAZIE - ST-GILLES
Whilst in Hell-Bourg visit la Maison Folio then take the road to Grand Ilet before going back to the west coast. Pass la Vanilleraie in St Suzanne . In St-Denis, visit le Barachois, Paris's street and its big colonial houses, the state's garden and the big market. Overnight in St-Gilles-les-Bains.
DAY 7 : ST-GILLES
Today visit the Piton Mado where you will experience unforgettable views of Mafate circus. Meet with a geranium farmer at la Petite France . Every Friday there is a market in St Paul's which is not to be missed! Overnight in St-Gilles-les-Bains.
DAY 8 : ST-GILLES - ST DENIS
Departure for the airport depending on your flight details.