Mauritius, an Indian Ocean island nation, is known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs. The mountainous interior includes Black River Gorges National Park, with rainforests, waterfalls, hiking trails and wildlife like the flying fox. Capital Port Louis has sites such as the Champs de Mars horse track, Eureka plantation house and 18th-century Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens.
The known history of Mauritius begins with its discovery by Arabs, followed by Europeans and its appearance on maps in the early 16th century. Mauritius was successively colonized by the Dutch, the French and the British, and became independent in 1968.
Day 1: Arrive in Mauritius
on arrival, you will be met by our representative and transferred from the airport to the hotel. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Ile Aux Cerfs tour by speed boat
After breakfast, leave in a coach for a full Day excursion to Ile aux Cerfs, an emerald lagoon on the east coast. From the jetty take a speed boat to reach the island. The Day is free for you to indulge in beach and water sports activities at your own cost. Return to the hotel in the evening. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: North Island Tour
After breakfast, depart for a full Day North Island tour on which you will visit the capital city - Port Louis, as well as Place d' Arms with its French colonial buildings, the eventful Champ de Mars racecourse, the exotic Caudan Waterfront and the mall. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4 : South Island Tour
After breakfast, depart for a full Day South Island tour, on which you will visit Trou aux Cerfs - the crater of an extinct volcano, as well as Grand Bassin - a natural lake at the base of volcanic crater and a pilgrimage place for Hindus, and Chamarel (Coloured Earth) with its vibrant hues and waterfall. Also included in the Day's itinerary is the city of Curepipe where you can pick up some souvenirs. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5: Depart Mauritius
After breakfast, Transfer to the airport to board your return flight