TRADITION AND CASAVA

Chute du Carbet

Visit the Basse Terre Island.

kassaverie en Guadeloupe, Kassav, galette de maniocAfter crossing the “Salted river” Bridge, you will  ride along the Atlantic Coast and discover the butterfly’s 2nd wing and its  luxuriant vegetation.  The first stop will be in a Kassaverie : transformation place of the manioc root  into flour. Among others, the flour is used to make « kassave », a little round  manioc sandwich filled with crystallized coco nuts. Around the huge cauldrons, lit  by the fire, you will see the fabrication of those elastic cakes.
By a winding road, at the bottom of the volcano « La Soufrière », you will reach  the tropical forest and penetrate in the 7th French National Park.

A path, originally opened up with a machete, will lead you through an intense  vegetation to the Carbet Waterfalls (110 meter high). The 2nd waterfall can be  reach in 1 hour walk (return included) by an easy path.

Then, you will pass by the sumptuous Dumanoir Alley, a majestic line of royal palm  trees.

Back to the hotel before noon.

carte_guadeloupe1NB : Allow walking shoes and raincoat.