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Pas de Bellecombe

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Very impressive place to visit with changing landscapes along the road leading to that place. You... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
Port Louis District
The No 1 place to visit when you are in Reunion...

It is a long drive to get there , but 3 hr from St Denis is well worth what awaits you.I believe... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Port Louis, Africa
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Very impressive place to visit with changing landscapes along the road leading to that place. You will come across farms rearing cattles, a landscape as if you just landed on planet Mars (Plaine des Sables), ....

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Unique landscape and amazing vistas - get here early and take into account the last 6 km of the road being pretty bad. When I say early, I suggest 3 am or so. Bring a flashlight and also a phone with google maps downloaded if...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We stopped here to take hot coffee before going on a hike to Volcano Fornaise. Free parking, big enough to find place all the time. Bathrooms. Possibility to buy some sandwiches but it is better to buy food in Bourg Murat, I think. They have...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank RebeccaFerrant
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The road up the location is very nice with many sightseeing points. Les plain des sables is an incredible place.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank cristiang848
Reviewed 6 October 2017

It's 24 km from the town. The first 18 km is an excellent road but the last 6 km is atrocious. The viewpoint is interesting but there are far better volcanoes (and viewpoints) in Asia, Europe and the Pacific.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank amp-qld
Reviewed 17 April 2017

yes you can have a nice treck in this beautifull place in patrimoine universel unesco protected area

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Patvat1
Reviewed 12 April 2017

It is a long drive to get there , but 3 hr from St Denis is well worth what awaits you.I believe the view onto the Valey is something that is beyond description,pictures cant describe it nor words, it just has to be seen...another factor...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank zorzeNo
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The mother Earth blessed us! This is one unique place of its kind, the place where one can feel that our home, the Earth is alive! Take your time and enjoy every single second!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Mitrache F
Reviewed 23 June 2016

That place is breath taking. There you stand in the crisp air, facing one of the most active vulcanoes in the world. You've passed an incredible plain, feeling like you're on the moon (the Plain of Sands). The Pas de Bellecombe offers a great overview...More

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank Marie N
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Pas de Bellecombe is a mountain pass and vista point overlooking Enclos Fouqué. It is situated over the caldera rim cliffs, at a 2311 m elevation, and offers a good point of view over the northeast part of the caldera, including a small crater called...More

Date of experience: February 2015
4  Thank liptak-de
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2 August 2015|
Response from mike t |
As a Msian too, I googled n found out that if we use our biometric passport, no need visa. Unverified till I go on 6th Nov 2016. Lol.