After visiting Mauritius, Mark Twain once famously said, “Mauritius was made first, then heaven was copied from it”. After visiting Mauritius, you would feel, that if Mark Twain had not said that, these words would have been yours. Republic of Mauritius is considered to be among the most beautiful and most visited countries in the African continent. Apart from the natural beauty of Mauritius, another thing that will strike you instantly will be the welcoming nature of the Mauritian people.Situated off the southeast coast of African mainland, Mauritius is nearly 900 km east of the island of Madagascar. This tropical paradise covers an area of nearly 1,864 sq km in Indian Ocean and is covered with some excellent lagoons, coral reefs and golden beaches. Along with Mauritius Island, islands of St. Brandon, Rodrigues and the Agalega Islands are also a part of Republic of Mauritius.
Anyways, there are plenty more words that you can use to describe Mauritius as the beauty of the country invariably makes its every guest a poet. The crystal clear lagoons and white sandy beaches not only give tourists to see the wonders of nature but also options for many adventure activities like scuba diving, snorkeling and surfing. A big part of this island nation is mountainous thus creating opportunity for trekking and challenging biking.
The culture here bears influence of Indian, Chinese and European cultures. You will be amazed to know the number of festivals of different religions that are celebrated here. Christmas, Cavadee, Chinese New Year, Père Laval, Diwali, Mahashivratri and many others festivals are integral part of Mauritian culture.
Port Louis is the capital city of Mauritius and is situated on the western side of the country. One can see a lot of history of Mauritius through the many historical buildings that are situated here. Other important cities of Mauritius are Grand Bay, Bel Air, and Rose-Belle
Day 1: Departure from Delhi
Departure from Delhi at airport at 0520 Hours by Flight MK 745 to Mauritius. Arrival at Mauritius at 1120 Hours. Meet & greet at the Airport by the Representative & Transfer to the Hotel. Enjoy your Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 2: Mauritius – North Tour
After breakfast proceed for Port Louis / view of the Citadel / Champ de Mars / Government House / Harbour / Shopping in the Local market. Drive through the City centre to reach “Caudan Waterfront” a commercial Landmark of Shops, Restaurants, Craft market, etc. Then proceed to Pamplemousses Botanical Garden which has a large collection of indigenous & exotic Plants & Trees. Visit Mascareignes duty free shop and back to Hotel at 04:00 pm. Enjoy your Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 3: Day Free for Leisure OR take Optional Tour
Day Free after Breakfast. (Optional Tour) Blue Safari – Sub Scooter / Submarine is a unique Adventure where you go 35 m depths to discover the magic of the Marine Life in total security (not included in package). Please carry Swimming Suits and Towels. Enjoy your Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 4: Ile Aux Cerfs (East Tour)
After breakfast leave for Full day excursion on Ile Aux Cerfs Island, a speed boat will take you to an ideal place for sea lovers, which offers crystal clear sea water, fine golden sand and sparkling sunshine all fringed by “Filao” trees. Return back to hotel at 05:00 pm and enjoy the dinner (optional – not included in package). Undersea walk / Para Sailing / Tube / Photo / Waterfalls. Tips: Please carry Swimming Suits, Towel & Sun Cream Lotion. Packed Lunch to be carried on Island. Enjoy your Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 5: South Tour
After breakfast, drive to Curepipe to the spectacular crater “Trou aux Cerfs” where one enjoys the extensive view of the Island / few minutes away there is floreal a destination which includes a textile museum/ shopping centers / café / 12 duty free boutiques / Ship model factory-shops. Stop for a meal in the peaceful atmosphere in a Restaurant. Then you come to discover the unspoilt beauty of the forest where flows a sacred lake, the “Grand Bassin” (Ganga Talao) a place for pilgrimage .Enjoy the magnificent view of Black River Gorge on the way to Chamarel, the place where the 7 colored is found. Return back to hotel at 05:00 pm. Enjoy your Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 6: Day Free for Leisure OR take Optional Tour
Excursion on Catamaran Cruise – Dolphin Watch, Lunch and transportation (not included in the package). Enjoy your Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 7: Departure
After Breakfast, Free for your Leisure Activity. At night, transfer to the International Airport Sir Seewoosagar Ramgoolam with Sweet Memories to & for night flight to Delhi by MK 744 at 18:40 Hours at night & reach Delhi at 03:40 Hours, the Next day.
Above Itinerary is Indicative (Subject to change)
Time may be changed by Local Tour Operator.