Hiking

Morne Seychellois stand at 910 meters above sea level and is Seychelles highest mountain.The mountain of Morne Seychellois forms the main water catchment areas of Mahe. The altitude range and climatic variations found within the Morne
The early part of the trail  winds through patches of woodland ,open areas,small river valleys and over exposed rocky edges.A small climb brings you to the first main Glacis. The trail then passes alternatively across slopes of granite stretching  massively above and below the path.
The trail start through a decent though a Takamaka forest at this point you get a brief view upward towards the summit of Copolia and eastward towards Ste Anne Island and the east coast of Mahe. There is a further decent as you walk around the head of a small valley. A small river can usually be heard where it emerges from rocks beneath the path.
After the Information point ,the path proceeds steeply upwards to join an old forestry road which was built maunally during the colonial area. The trail then leaves the track to follow a ridge.The stee-est part are equiped with wooden steps,half way along the trail a wooden shelter welcomes you for a brief rest
The trail start at the last human settlement as the trail opens to scrubland and forest,with several opportunities for views over the north west of Mahe, towards Silhouette and North Island and even the east towards Ste Anne marine Park.
The first portion of the trail until Glacis Devos where the wooden shelter is fairly easy and required average phisical strenght. At this point low attitude forest provides some shades and a few endemic plants are visible. Also present are pandanus trees and pitcher plants.
The first portion of the trail passes through the tea plantation as you ascend you has partial view of the surrounding hills and the west coast.