From Case Noyale village, a winding road leads
you to one of our major tourist attractions, Chamarel. The undulating
lands are a kaleidescope of colours, ranging from green, purple,
blue, red, yellow, ochre and brown, which geologists believe to
be the result of weathering of volcanic rocks.
enough, the soils are not washed away despite torrential rains and
cyclones. A plausible explanation to this
natural phenomenon reveals that the soils may be rich in volcanic
Samples of the seven coloured earths in test
tubes are sold almost everywhere over the island.
And on the way, do not miss the 100m-high Chamarel
falls! To take great pictures, do not hesitate to climb up to its
viewing platform surrounded by cacti, where you will also find the
engraved names of other lovers who have visited.
there is a small entrance fee. Road is not tarred but accessible easily.