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Mauritius is a tropical paradise boasting of breath-taking natural riches that will leave you speechless. The turquoise blue waters, opulent green forests and beautiful lagoons, make it a perfect getaway to rejuvenate in the lap of nature. The island nation of Mauritius consists of several islands. Mauritius Island is the main cultural centre of the country, Rodrigues is a volcanic island surrounded by spectacular coral reefs, and the outer islands of Agaléga and St. Brandon are known for abundant flora and fauna. Mauritius has been able to preserve its rich biodiversity, having saved several species from extinction.\r\n\r\nThe vivacious culture of Mauritius is equally fascinating. Hospitality is an integral part of the culture and the people will leave no stone unturned to make you feel like a royal. Pamper yourself at world-class spas and boost your adrenaline with adventure-filled sports. The scrumptious Mauritian cuisine is like no other. It is an interesting fusion of Chinese, Indian and French culinary styles. Mauritius offers you with the best of man-made and natural tourist attractions such as Black River Gorges National Park, Mare aux Vacoas, La Preneuse, Eureka House and Jummah Masjid.

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Must Know Facts

  • Best time to visit mauritius Mauritius boasts of an enjoyable weather throughout the year. The winter months of June to September are the b...Read More
  • How to reach mauritius Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Port Louis is the major international airport in Mauritius,...Read More
  • Transport In mauritius Mauritius has an efficient bus system with more than 220 bus lines. The service is provided by companies such ...Read More
  • People of mauritius The republic of Mauritius has a population of 1,261,208, with the highest population density in Africa. The pe...Read More
  • Languages of mauritius English and French are the predominant languages in Mauritius and most of the people are fluent in both. As th...Read More
  • History of mauritius The first humans to arrive in Mauritius were Arab sailors during the Middle Ages. However, another theory stat...Read More
  • Culture of mauritius The culture of Mauritius is a remarkable blend of several other cultures that contributed to its history, refl...Read More
  • Weather of mauritius Mauritius has a tropical climate with two major seasons- the summer season and the winter season. The summers ...Read More
  • Map of mauritius Mauritius is an island nation located in the Indian Ocean near Madagascar, off the south-eastern coast of Afri...Read More

Best Places to visit in mauritius

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Ganga Talao

Ganga Talao

Water Bodies

Spend approx 2 hours

For all the Hindus who are on a trip to the beautiful country of ...
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Downtown Port Louis

Downtown Port Louis

Landmark

Spend approx 7 hours

If you are someone who loves cosmopolitan culture and the city li...
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La Cuvette Beach

La Cuvette Beach

Beach

Spend approx 3 hours

Mauritius being an island nation has a host of beaches here that ...
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Casela Nature Park

Casela Nature Park

Gardens-Woods

Spend approx 3 hours

For someone who is a nature and wildlife lover, one of the best p...
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La Chaumiere Masala

La Chaumiere Masala

Restaurant

Cost for Two - MUR 800

If your tastebuds have been craving for some Indian-ness, somethi...
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Escale Creole

Escale Creole

Restaurant

Cost for Two - MUR 1200

If you consider yourself to be a foodie who is out on the search ...
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Maison Eureka

Maison Eureka

Restaurant

Cost for Two - MUR 1000

If you are a history buff and would like to dine at a place that ...
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Domaine Anna

Domaine Anna

Restaurant

Cost for Two - MUR 1000

One of the best places to eat at in Mauritius, Domaine Anna has s...
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55 Lounge Club

55 Lounge Club

Bars

Cost for Two - MUR 1200 onwards

If what you fancy on your trip to Mauritius is to party in style,...
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Kenzi Bar

Kenzi Bar

Bars

Cost for Two - MUR 1500

To get a flavour of the wild side of Mauritius nightlife, the bes...
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C Beach Club

C Beach Club

Pubs

Cost for Two - MUR 2500

C Beach Club is everything you would expect from a fancy nightclu...
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Big Willy's

Big Willy's

Pubs

Cost for Two - MUR 1200

Though there are quite a few options to enjoy the nightlife of Ma...
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mauritius island Travel Guide , mauritius

Mauritius is a dream come true destination for most tourists owing to its pristine beaches with crystal clear waters and the beautiful mountainous regions with lush green forests. Mauritius having a tropical climate can be visited anytime of the year except Monsoon as then you won’t be able to enjoy the tour in the rains and also some activities are restricted during those times. It is always better to check the weather conditions few days before the trip so you can plan accordingly. The population here is of mixed ethnic groups with settlers from various countries calling Mauritius their home. Hence, the food available here is also fusion which will make you feel more at home!

This island placed in the Indian Ocean offers variety of water sports activities for all age groups depending on the level of adrenaline rush you are looking for. You can choose to enjoy a calm catamaran ride on the water surface or dive deep into the sea for snorkelling, submarine rides, deep sea diving, etc which are very famous here. You can also choose to fly high in the sky with parasailing and sky diving which gives you an aerial view of this magnificent island.

When you look at a Map of Mauritius, the tourist spots are majorly divided into North and South regions. Let us have a look at what we can do in this island with a guided tour of Mauritius.

A tour of North Mauritius

When we speak of Mauritius, and especially the North side of the city, the foremost place which pops to mind is the Grand Bay which has now become a primary tourist attraction for tourists visiting Mauritius because of the constant developments happening in this region. You can definitely find this destination on any Mauritius travel guide that you pick. Some of the major attractions in this region are Sugar estate and Museum, Port Louis Waterfront, Main market and craft market, National Botanical garden, Fort Adelaide, the red roof chapel and the Maheswarnath Mandir.

A tour of South Mauritius

South Mauritius is synonymous with pristine beaches, charming quaint villages and unscathed nature which has been preserved through the years. There are leisure parks here in this region which can be enjoyed by families holidaying on Mauritius tour packages. These parks are fun and entertaining for all age groups. Do not miss touring this region if you are vacationing with kids as this will give you and your families an unforgettable experience. Some of the places to visit in Mauritius South region are Chamarel village and waterfalls, Casela Nature Park, Seven coloured earth and Morne Brabant viewpoint.

A brief about Casela Nature Park is necessary because of the amazing adventures that you and your family can have there. It is nature and adventure park with a brilliant view. Just like Hollywood Studios or any other entertainment parks, there are four thematic zones in Casela Nature park namely Mountain, Water, Nature and Safari. There is also a Learning and discovery hub.

Here is a brief of activities available in each zone in the park;

● Mountain Kingdom: Wall climbing, Zip lining and Canyoning
● Water Kingdom: Artificial river, lagoons, wave pools & Toboggans.
● Nature Kingdome: Animal shows, canopy park and bird park
● Safari Kingdom: Interaction with giraffes, elephants and other animals, exclusive are for cat family, Photo safaris.
● Learning and discovery centre: Learn the history of Mauritius through 3D maps, 4D cinema experiences.

Heritage Tour of Mauritius

You can learn a lot about the history and heritage of Mauritius through a guided tour of Mauritius with a fun and interactive journey to its past. You will be visiting areas of early inhabitants of this island where you will find answers to the plethora of questions running on your mind such as who discovered the island, and why is it named Mauritius, history behind the origin of so many ethnic groups and cultures on such a small island, and many such questions! Some of the places that you will visit on this heritage tour are Port Louis (Capital of Mauritius), Eureka house, Aapravasi Ghat, Sugar museum and factory and the Mauritius glass gallery.

Shopping in Mauritius

Mauritius being known as a Paradise is also a paradise for shopaholics. This small island is recognised world-wide in the shopping fraternity for manufacturing textiles of superior quality, Diamonds and unique designer jewelleries, handicrafts such as wooden arts, artificial flowers, etc. You will return with a good shopping experience having bought products which are value for money. Here are some of the best places to shop that Mauritius has to be offer. There are many malls, markets, street shopping and local handicraft shops in the island such as Poncini Jewellery, Historic Marines boat factory, Port Louis, Mauritius glass gallery, Goodlands village and Grand bay centre.

Segway your way into the Safari Park

Segways are the most trending modes of sightseeing on a tour. Mauritius being a tourist destination is definitely not lagging behind in this trend. Check out any Mauritius tour guide and you will find a Segway trip in the Yemen nature reserve which gives you an experience of a real safari because this reserve is home to exotic fauna such as wild boars, java Deers, mongoose, Macaque monkeys, ostriches, zebras, fruit bats and African antelopes and exotic flora such as cassias, ebony, pink pepper, tamarind and may others. It is almost like visiting the African Savannah safari. You can ride around the reserve on the Segway with a trained guide giving you an interesting safari experience. Some of activities that are available at the park are Walking with the lions, Quad biking, Interaction with the big cats and Rhinos and Canoeing on the Papayes river and zip-lining.

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