Citadelle from Cap Haitian

Citadelle from Cap Haitian

Citadelle Adventure Tour

Citadelle from Cap Haitian

Citadelle from Cap Haitian

Welcome to the eighth wonder of the world, the Citadelle Laferriere is a must see when you are in Haiti .We invite you to explore the largest fortress of its kind in the Western Hemisphere; The fortification sitting majestically 900 metters above the sea level , absolutely bristling with 350 cannons and mortars, perched high atop Laferriere hill overlooking the bay of Cap-Haitian. The Citadelle was built between1805-1820 by King Henry Christophe, the slave who became king, with the sole purpose of defending the new nation against French invasion. It is classified as a World Heritage by UNESCO.

The historic tour starts when our proficient Tour Guide pick you up in your Hotel in a 4x4 car, to transport you to the City of Milot where you make the first stop to visit the ruins of the Sans Souci Palace, the Residence of King Henry Christophe. Then you will be drive to the parking car of the Citadelle. The road is paved by limestone; the access to the fortress can be done by walking up to top for 30 minutes or by horseback riding.

You will pass villages and breathtaking views of the countryside, our historic guide will also explain the story behind this majestic fortification, and you will also visit the artillery Museum with the unique concentration of 18 Th century bronze cannon in the continent.

Going down from la Citadelle, a delicious Haitian style lunch is waiting for you at a cultural restaurant located in Milot, where you will also enjoy the Haitian folklore and Tambour show while eating. After Lunch you will be drive back to Cap Haitian for a small visit before going back to the Hotel.

The excursion starts at 8:30 am from your hotel and finish about 3 pm.

Don’t forget to wear Sunblock and a hat. You can also buy a typical Haitian hat at the artisan market to protect you from the sun.

The Tour Includes:

  • Comfortable transportation from your hotel to La Citadelle
  • Proficient historic tour guide
  • Citadelle and Sans Souci Palace entry fees
  • Horseback ride to the top
  • Lunch at the tasteful typical Haitian cultural Center
  • Bottle of water


    Price per person $160
    Special price per person for group $110
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63, rue 16 E,
Cap-Haitien, Haïti
Telephone: +001 509-38 12 3232

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Telephone: +1 829-943-3424

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