Zistwar Dite – The Tea Story

Duration: 8 hours
Destination: Mauritius, Plaines Wilhems District, Chamarel
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  • 8 hours
  • Chamarel
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Mauritius has been cultivating tea since the french colonial times and even today tea is still being cultivated around various upper lands of the country. True to say that the number of Tea Factories have certainly declined but the plantations have remained. As most societies around the world, tea forms part of an important part of the Mauritian culture. It can be said that the island is self-sufficient in its tea demand. Experience this part of the Mauritian culture!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Le Domaine de Bois Chéri, Bois Cheri Road, Bois Cheri, Mauritius

Le Domaine de Bois Chéri, located on the Highlands from the South of the island to about 500 meters above sea level, offers ideal conditions for the cultivation of tea.

Let's follow the steps of the tea pluckers through the oldest tea plantations in Mauritius and learn the traditional techniques of the picking.


Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Bois Cheri Tea Factory and Tea Museum, Bois Cheri Road, Bois Cheri, Mauritius

Bois Chéri is the first tea plantation in Mauritius dates back to 1892.

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Visiting the Bois Chéri is the second stop in the Mauritian Tea Route (the first stop is the Domaine des Aubineaux).

A guide will lead you through the factory and the tea plantation, offering you to discover the history, stories and tales of the Bois Chéri and the importance of tea productions in Mauritius.

After the guided tour of the tea factory, you will visit the tea production museum learning more about the history of tea in Mauritius.

The Bois Chéri offers a great panoramic view of the south of the island.

Nowadays Bois Chéri produces a new range of flavored teas, green teas and herbal teas. You may taste them during your visit.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bois Cheri, Bois Cheri

Your visit to the Bois Chéri plantation includes

A guided tour of the Bois Cheri tea factory
Visit to the tea museum
Visit to the tea plantation
A tea tasting at the chalet (tea & biscuits)

Duration: 2 hours

Inclusions
  • Breakfast - Typical Mauritian breakfast: Homemade bread, samoussa, cheese, Jam, exotic fruits, butter, and tea biscuits Drink package: Mauritian tea, fruit juice, O Chéri bottled water.
  • Lunch - Welcome cocktail. Starter/Main course/ Dessert
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Le Domaine de Bois Chéri
  • Entry/Admission - Bois Cheri Tea Factory and Tea Museum

Exclusions
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all over the island and not only at the listed hotels. Please do let us have name of your hotel. Also, please give us a call on the eve of the excursion so that we can advise about your exact pick up time.

Ports
Port Louis, Mauritius

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

8 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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