Guadeloupe from East to West

Go for a new adventure in Guadeloupe's island! Hike on a volcano, kayak in the mangrove, explore the lagoon and the coral reef, discover the Rhum road and lay out on the most idyllic beaches!

Collection,
12 Days
from 1399 €

Map

DAY BY DAY

DAY
1

Pointe-à-Pitre - Saint-François

Pick Up your Rental Car at the Airport

At your arrival at the airport in Pointe-à-Pitre, a rental car of category A (SUZUKI SWIFT or similar) will be at your disposal for the length of 12 days. Thus, you can move freely and comfortably around the island. On the day of departure you will drop off the vehicle at the airport.

The charges for optional accessory are to be paid on-site. Additional driver: 20 € per driver; GPS-navigation system: 6 € per day.

Night in a Ecolodge in Saint François

DAY
2

Saint-François - Îlet Caret

Suggestion : Cruise to the island of Caret and visit of the mangrove

Departure from the marina of Saint-Francois, towards the island of Caret, located 65 nautical kilometers from Saint-François. The island takes its name from hawksbill turtles also called "Karet" or "Carette" who have made their nest. The island Caret seduces by its charm: white sand and shallow clear water. You will discover a wide variety of aquatic species. Location and time management: 8h from Saint Francis. Place and time of end of support: around 18:00 back St. Francis.

Duration: 10h00

Night in a Ecolodge in Saint François

DAY
3

Saint-François

Suggestion: Hike in Pointe du Château and kayak in the mangrove

Our guide will pick you up at your accommodation and take you on board to a trip in direction of Grande-Terre (the Eastern part of Guadeloupe’s two main islands). The spectacular beaches and the untouched lagoons are the ideal spot to relax, soothe the soul and enjoy a beach picnic.

After this peaceful moment, you will have gathered enough strength and energy for a hike to Pointe des Châteaux, where you will go aboard a kayak and paddle through the dense vegetation of the mangroves (3 hours).

Location and time management: at 9:30 am at the hotel (around Gosier and St. Anne).

Place and time of end of support: at 18:30 at the hotel (around Gosier and St. Anne).

Includes: guide, meal (3 dishes + aperitif, 1/4 wine, water and coffee), kayak rental

Duration: 9 hours.

Night in a Ecolodge in Saint François

DAY
4

Saint-François

Suggestion : Diving in the lagoon of Saint-François

The lagoon of Saint-François is a very good diving site for beginners. The divers will be surrounded by a multitude of tropical fish and corals. Most diving sites are located at 10-30 minutes by boat, the diving sites of « La Désirade » are located a little further.

Night in a Ecolodge in Saint François

DAY
5

Pointe-à-Pitre - Saint-François

Suggestion : Visit of Pointe-à-Pitre

Use your Free Day for a Stroll through Pointe-à-Pitre and Visit the Museum. The history of Pointe-à-Pitre is marked by hurricanes, fires and earthquakes. Its architecture is characterized by Creole Colonial Style. The rare manor houses in the old town are currently being restored.

A must-see sight is the Musée Schoelcher, built in the 19th, with its rich collection of antic sculptures. But if you really want to immerse yourself in the Creole ambiance, you will browse the colorful markets with their mouthwatering fruit and vegetable stands, as well as medicinal herbs, love potions, devotional objects, wickerwork and many other odds and ends.

Night in a Ecolodge in Saint François

DAY
6

Saint-François - Îles de la Petite-Terre

Suggestion: Discover the Archipelago of Petite-Terre and its Iguanas

Cruise aboard a catamaran (with skipper) to the natural reserve of the Archipelago of Petite-Terre. On board, your captain will turn into a cook and whip up a delicious lunch based on grilled fish. Once ashore, you will advance into the heart of the island looking for the famous iguanas. The lagoon with its crystal clear water is the perfect spot for a dive into the water!

Duration: 8 hours.

Night in a Ecolodge in Saint François

DAY
7

Le Gosier - Chute du Carbet - Deshaies

Suggestion : Trip through Basse-Terre

Visit the must-see highlights of Basse-Terre. You will stop in Sainte-Marie (the landing place of Christopher Columbus) and the Hindu temple of Changy. Through the lush tropical nature (on an easy hiking path), you will reach the impressing waterfalls of Chutes de Carbet.

Before lunch rest in a family restaurant of Côte au vent serving home-cooked Creole dishes, you will cross the noble Allée Dumanoir lined with royal palms. You will spend the afternoon with the visit of the Parc Floral of Valombreuse in Petit-Bourg, situated at the heart of the rain forest.

Duration: 8 Std.

Night in a beautiful location (gite charme) in Deshaies

DAY
8

Deshaies

Suggestion : Botanic Garden in Deshaies

Nature in all its splendor. From the beginning of your visit, you can admire a magnificent collection of water lilies.

Take a walk through the splendid fauna of the botanic garden, which reaches a surface of 7 hectares in the heart of the island and whose plant kingdom reflects the colourful carribean variety.

Night in a beautiful location (gite charme) in Deshaies

DAY
9

volcan La Grande Soufrière - Deshaies

Suggestion: Free visit to the the Volcano « Volcan de la Soufrière »

Enjoy your day in Guadeloupe to climb the volcano « Volcan de la Soufrière » culminating at nearly 1460m height. Once on the summit you will have the opportunity to admire the beautiful landscapes of the island.

Night in a beautiful location (gite charme) in Deshaies

DAY
10

Bouillante - Deshaies

Suggestion: Canyoning and Hike in Basse-Terre

In Basse-Terre, you will have great fun on an aquatic hike with jumps and slides. But things will get really exciting after a thirty-minute hike through the rain forest when you reach the canyon…

Duration: 5 hours.

Night in a beautiful location (gite charme) in Deshaies

DAY
11

Îles des Saintes - Deshaies

Suggestion : Trip to the Îles des Saintes

At the port of Basse-Terre, you will go aboard in direction of the Îles Saintes, an archipelago of volcanic origin. Discover the natural and cultural riches of these islands: the natural reserve of Grand-Îlet and Morne Morel, the vestiges of the sick bay and the Fort Joséphine on the Îlet à Cabrit.

On the Île de Terre-de-Haut, you will visit the lighthouse, the house in shape of a lean bow and the chapel; on the Île de la Terre-de-Bas, you will pass by the vestiges of the pottery of Grand-Baie, the church Saint-Nicolas, the lookout and the idyllic ponds Etangs du morne Abymes.

Duration: 10 hours.

Night in a beautiful location (gite charme) in Deshaies

DAY
12

Pointe-à-Pitre

Back to the Airport to return your rental car at the airport station.