La vallée de Takamaka à Saint-Benoît
The Takamaka valley, here is a difficult hike to do in the heights of Saint-Benoît.
You will have the opportunity to take beautiful photos of the viewpoints and the lush vegetation.
The valley of Takamaka in Saint-Benoît
Departure is from the car park at the Belvédère du 16ème km. From the start, a view worthy of the film Jurassic park.
Take the path to the right of the belvedere.
You will cross a forest which is part of the World Heritage of Humanity.
Remember to stay on the marked trail.
Throughout the hike, you will have the opportunity to admire incredible views of the imposing waterfalls.
If you look into the river, it is quite possible that you can see pooch-mouth-roundfish and rainbow trout, introduced in the 1950s.
In addition, with a little luck, you will be able to observe papangues in the sky, which hover in this sector.
The Banana Island, because it was occupied by M Cazal who cultivated bananas, palmist dreams, grapes, darlings and corn.
An experience to live, but be careful to hold the bars well. Continue the trail and turn left at the next intersection.
You arrive at the belvedere. You will have a view of the Takamaka 2 catchment. A kiosk will allow you to take a break and eat a little. This point is also the junction of the track which can take you to the Bébour forest road.