Mauritius Packages FAQs
A. Indians travelling to Mauritius are granted visa on arrival for a maximum of 60 days. You will be needing to provide the following documents at the immigration counter once you arrive at Seewoosagar Ramgoolam International Airport: a valid passport for six months from the date of travel, return ticket, proof of accommodation, sponsorship letter and enough funds approximately USD 100 a day to sustain yourself during your stay in the country. .
Q. When is the best time to visit Mauritius?
A. A year-round destination, Mauritius can be visited anytime as the temperature remains moderate throughout the year. The best time to visit Mauritius though is from April to June and from September to December. Keep in mind that since it lies in the southern hemisphere, the seasons here are opposite to that in the northern hemisphere.
Q. How much will a honeymoon package to Mauritius cost?
A. The picture-postcard Mauritius plays host to hordes of honeymooners as the bewitching island nation is a perfect destination for nuptial festivities. For the ones looking forward to their wedding, Mauritius has a plethora of spots to pick. Avail up to 25 percent discount on booking the honeymoon suites or rooms and deals on spa and beauty treatments. You can book Mauritius honeymoon tour packages starting at Rs 60,000 including stay, meals, flights and sightseeing.
Q. How long is the flight from India to Mauritius?
A.There are flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore to Port Louis. The duration of Delhi to Mauritius flight is 7 hour 30 minutes. All flights from India to Mauritius arrive at Seewoosagar Ramgoolam Airport which is the main airport for international flights in Mauritius. The major airlines that fly to Mauritius from India are Air Mauritius, Air India, and Emirates.
Q. Can you suggest a few places to visit in Port Louis?
A. Port Louis is a rich tapestry of the historical and cultural warp and weft woven together in vivid threads. The pulsating city has a lot to offer to tourists from museums, churches, sanctuaries, parks to the bustling Central Market. A few suggestions are Place d’Armes, Fort Adelaide, Statue of Mahe de la Bourdonnais, Aapravasi Ghat, Marie Reine de la Paix, Blue Penny Museum and more.
Q. How far is Shanti Maurice hotel from the Port Louis Airport?
A. The luxurious resort and spa hotel Shanti Maurice is situated at a distance of 24 km from Seewoosagar Ramgoolam International Airport in Port Louis. There are taxis and car rentals available at the airport which take about an hour to reach the hotel.
Q. Can I drive in Mauritius?
A. Pass by the powder-white beaches, verdant vegetation, heritage monuments and sundry other vistas of the island of Mauritius. And what better way than a self-drive? There are many car hire services available in Mauritius. Visit the website of Maki car rental service with GPS-enabled cars in their fleet. Besides international tourists can drive in Mauritius with their respective licences for up to 4 weeks which gives you all the more reason to drive.
Q. Which are the cheapest hotels in Mauritius?
A. Mauritian accommodation scene brims with apartments, guesthouses and hostels scattered across the country offering amazing budget options. Take your pick from Le Champ de Mars, La Palmeraie, Coral Azure hotel and Cocotiers Hotel in Port Louis, Auberge de la Montagne in Rodrigues or Chez Vaco in Grand Baie.
Q. Is Mauritius part of Africa?
A. Mauritius is a tiny island nation located southwest of the Indian Ocean. About 2,400 km off the mainland Africa it constitutes the African island nations along with Seychelles and Comoros. It is unlike any other African country in terms of culture and social milieu. The Mauritian capital, Port Louis is the largest city and lies in the main island of Mauritius which includes lagoons sheltered by the third largest coral reef in the world. Tromelin, St Brandon, Chagos, Rodrigues, Agalega are the other islands that make up the country.
Q. Which language do they speak in Mauritius?
A.The Mauritian society reflects the colonial influences blended with cultures and religions of the slaves who settled subsequently. The languages spoken here are diverse and range from Mauritian Creole, French, Mandarin, Hindi, Tamil and of course English. Mauritian Creole is the most widely spoken language in the country.