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Mauritius offers a combination of culinary delights, historical wonders, beautiful beaches and a diverse mixture of culture and heritage.
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six nights accommodation, meals as per itinerary, return airport transfers and sightseeing
Culture & Heritage
Mauritius is an exotic island. The cosmopolitan blend of French, British, Indian, Chinese and Creole cultures creates a country rich in diversity. Apart from the beautiful beaches and your resort’s water sports and activities, Mauritius offers a number of sightseeing opportunities, which delve into the country’s interesting history, unique mix of cultures and heritage, mouth-watering cuisine and scenic beauty.
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Glimpse the Mauritian way of life by visiting local markets, historic monuments and the bustling capital of Port Louis.
Spend a day sailing along the historic coast of Mahebourg to the South East Grand River Waterfalls and Ile aux Cerfs.
Discover the history and importance of tea in Mauritian life. Visit a tea plantation and view the tea-making process.
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Upon arrival in Mauritius you will be met at the airport and transferred
to Le Meridien Ile Maurice, your accommodation for the next six nights. Le Meridien Ile
Maurice sits along the edge of one kilometre of sparkling ivory sand on the north west
coast of Mauritius in the bay of Pointe aux Piments. Its lush tropical gardens create the
perfect atmosphere for a romantic holiday or serene getaway. (D)
Today you’ll catch a glimpse of the way of life of the rainbow nation
of Mauritius. Venture to Port Louis, the laidback capital with its buzzing business
centre, crowded and colourful local market, its historic monuments and diverse places
of worship and the modern shopping centre of the Caudan Waterfront. After your
busy visit to Port Louis, enjoy a breath of fresh air at the Royal Botanical Gardens of
Pamplemousses, one of the most famous gardens in the world. (B)(L)(D)
This morning, board the catamaran of Croisiere Turquoise at Pointe
Jerome and spend the day sailing along the historical coast of Mahebourg towards the
South East Grand River waterfalls and Ile aux Cerfs. (B)(L)(D)
Discover Mauritius from a different angle on a spectacular helicopter
trip which will take you soaring above the ivory beaches, turquoise reefs and green
landscapes of the island. (B)(D)
Your excursion today will allow you to discover the history and
importance of tea in Mauritian life. Visit the impressive and splendid colonial mansion of
Les Aubineaux, the home of a tea-estate owner. After a drive through tea-plantations,
observe the tea making process at the factory of Bois Cheri and sample the different
flavours of tea at the chalet. Enjoy lunch at St Aubin in an elegant and colonial
environment. Glimpse the anthurium greenhouse, the Vanilla House and the Rum-House.
Finish the day with the breathtaking sights of Gris-Gris and La Roche qui Pleure, which
translates to “The Mourning Rock”. (B)(L)(D)
Today is completely yours to spend at leisure at your resort. (B)(D)
Transfer to the airport for your flight home. (B)
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