Mauritius is an outstanding tourist destination. Its exceptional geographical location makes the paradise ideal for different tours ranging from historical to adventurous and everything in between. Understandably, therefore, packages fall into various categories such as extreme adventures, sightseeing tour, trekking tours, water sports and sea activities, hiking and much more. So, identify the one that best suits you, and after that proceed to an unforgettable trip. The fact that the packages for the different Mauritius tours vary means that irrespective of the size of your budget you will find your perfect tour deal. Below is an overview of the tours and sea activities that vacation tour companies in Mauritius offer.
A) Tour Activities
Ile aux Cerfs tour
Ile Aux Cerfs, which in English translates to Deer Island, is located in Flacq District near the East Coast. This popular tourist attraction covers approximately 100 hectares and while currently, the deer are no more, it is home to some of the planet’s gorgeous beaches.
Tourist attractions here include beautiful lagoons and sandy beaches. That is why most visitors frequent the island for swimming, Snorkelling, and many other water sports on the clear waters. The place additionally boasts of many world-class hotels and restaurants with high-tech golf courses among many other irresistible amenities.
Other than beautiful beaches, Mauritius is home to the jaw-dropping geographical phenomenon that is not found anywhere else on the planet. One such feature is the Seven-Colored Earth of Chamarel (a fenced area having multicolored dunes in 7 different colors). The colors are violet, brown, green, red, blue, purple and yellow. Words can’t describe this extremely curious phenomenon entirely; visit the Terres de 7 Couleurs, as it is locally known, to understand what tourist all over the world consider it an exceptionally unique geographical formation.
Tea route tour
This tour involves strolling down Bois Cheri tea plantation, an exotic garden guaranteed to awaken all your sense. The trip will enable you to discover tea, rum, essential oils, and vanilla making process. A skilled guide is available to take you through history as they give you tales of the sites. The tour, therefore, takes you back several years to the time when previous generations first introduced the plant cultivated and developed it into the current world-class status. Since its inception in 1892, the plantation (which coves 250 ha) has gone through many transformations. Your tour will even allow you to taste some of the delicious varieties.
Want to know more about the country’s fascinating past? Take a historical trip to some of the oldest plants and urban centers. One such city is Port Louise Market, Mauritius Capital. Here you will learn everything about its history and heritage. The town is presently the largest and serves as the economic and administrative centers. Adventure de Sucre, a visit to an ancient plant, will give you the history of sugarcane on the island. Having been a colony, tales on the work natives put into the sugar cane growing and processing (to the current status where it provides electricity) is undoubtedly fascinating.
The title North Tour to locals invokes a visit to the Grand Bay, one of the most excellent places to travel to in the paradise thanks to its sustained development. There are, nonetheless, many other places in the northern region including beguiling beaches and discreet hideaways. If you love nature, make a date with Mauritius National Botanical Garden which has various tropical indigenous plants. It is arguably among the most popular attractions on the island. Head over to Caudan Waterfront for a sneak-peek into the commercial ad economic side of the country.
Being a tropical paradise, with the lushest vegetation (that cover the island and the coastline) and blue waters surrounding it, the country has something special for lovers of hiking. Make your first trip to Black River Gorges in South West Coast. The National Park gets many visitors keen to hike, take photographs of the beautiful topography, flora, and fauna and conduct research. While trekking on the field station, you will come across wild pigs, privets and Chinese guava
The route to Tamarind Falls, one of the most mesmerizing sites in the island, goes through the tranquil forest that creates perfect settings for adventure. Situated on the cliff of Black River, the attraction provides spectacular sights of South West Coast. The surrounding vegetation features indigenous fauna and flora. The trip, therefore, accords you an opportunity to hypnotize on the seven waterfalls and natural pools. You can choose to take a walk on the open basalt rock neighboring the water or inside the forest.
B) Watersports and Sea activities
Among the many watersports and seas, activities include deep sea fishing, kite surfing, diving and sea kart. The first is not only exciting but also does not require previous experience. Kite Surfing, on the other hand, allows you to come pretty close to a World Heritage site, enabling you to take interesting photos of the kite lagoon. Places like the shallow-flat Le Morne situated off the south-west coast create perfect grounds for beginners to learn the basics of kite surfing. As for seasoned surfers, there are many enthralling places to hone your skills during your vacation. Scuba diving, yet another exciting water activity, takes you to the world of breathtaking, multi-colored marine life and beautiful coral reefs. Sea kart gives you a thrilling adventure with the speed.
Vacation tour companies in Mauritius play a crucial role in the tourism sector on the island. They relieve you of the hassle of planning and deciding among the many tourist activities to take part in during your holiday. Choose among the above tours for a memorable experience on the paradise. The island has beautiful natural features, captivating sites, varied indigenous flora, and fauna as well as colorful aquatic life guaranteed to make your vacation enjoyable.