On the way, you will see signs guiding you along the Galbas trail.
Vanilla is an orchid that likes shaded, cool and humid environments. Growing it is tricky and time-consuming. Since there are no pollinating insects in the archipelago, pollination is carried out by hand.
Please note: intersection towards the Trois Cornes Fall (Sofaïa). Continue to the right and begin the descent along the Galbas trail.
West Indian mahogany
Go up the slope on the earth steps, turn right, then follow the crest as far as the forest path. Turn right again to return to the starting point.
Don't begin the hike after 3 pm, since night falls quickly in the undergrowth.
In this natural setting, you should be particularly careful and alert, since Guadeloupe is subject to natural risks. It is vital to act in a responsible way, so that everyone can enjoy the hike!
Please note: unsupervised car park.
Access and parking
In Sainte-Rose: head for the La Boucan section, at the roundabout leave the N2 and head for the "Bis" section. When you get to the crossroads, turn left towards the Domaine de Séverin and the Cadet section.
Turn left to go round the Domaine de Séverin; follow the road, then the forest path as far as the sign for the start of the trail.
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