One of Mauritius’s most distinctive peaks, Lion Mountain (480m) resembles a reclining, regal feline, with a little stretch of the imagination, and offers great views over the southeast. If you want to tackle the easy but rewarding two-hour return climb, book with recommended operator Vertical World (5251 1107,, who bring the area alive with local history and legends.

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