Guadeloupe National Park, Basse-Terre

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A UNESCO biosphere reserve, Guadeloupe National Park encompasses tropical rainforests, lush coastal forests, waterfalls, and mangroves. Explore numerous hiking trails varying in difficulty and length, or climb to the top of an active volcano, which rises to a height of 1,467 m (4812 ft). The reserve shelters around 800 different trees and flowers (including 100 types of orchids) and numerous birds and mammal species. Admire the picturesque landscape from behind the wheel, driving along the 25 km (16 mi) long Traversee road. Before you set off, it's a good idea to pick up an official brochure at the Guadeloupe tourism office. Use our Basse-Terre trip planner to visit Guadeloupe National Park on your trip to Basse-Terre, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Very nice visit even if it was in the tropical rain. The 63 road that takes us there is beautiful...
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  • Trail marked "tres facile" (very easy) was NOT. Hiking shoes covered in muck, made sucking sounds when trying to lift your feet. After several falls into dirt and trips on branches, we turned around a...  more »
  • Peaceful without distractions. A must see.
  • A splendor that deserves.. Pity for the Soufrière became difficult to access since an earthquake in 2004 but would she be so beautiful? If + accessible!!
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