Full Day Guided Tea Route Mauritius: Including Lunch

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

Overview

Get ready to discover the process of tea manufacturing, with a guide you will learn about the harvested tea leaves and the tea factory whilst understanding the different steps of production. You may then continue with a tea tasting in the chalet, 'Le chalet du Domaine de Bois Chéri' overlooking the domaine and 'Le lac des Cygnes du Domaine de Bois Chéri', a truly unmissable experience! The lake is surrounded by the first tea plantations with tea plants of at least 125 years old. 

You will then learn about the process of sugar manufacturing which will be explained by your guide with the opportunity of tasting local rums by the first producer of agricultural rums made of sugarcane juice in Mauritius. A local lunch will be served on the veranda of 'Saint Aubin' a colonial house turned into a restaurant with a magnificent garden view. Also part of your visit is 'La Vanille Réserve des Mascareignes' park with unforgettable walks among rare reptiles and endemic plants.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Le Domaine des Aubineaux, Royal Road, Forest-Side, Curepipe, Mauritius

A guide to walk you through Le Domaine des Aubineaux (Colonial house of the late 19th century)

Visit of a colonial mansion-museum built in 1872

Tour across the 'Le Parc du Domaine des Aubineaux'

La maison des Essences

Les Ecuries du Domaine ds Aubineaux

Le Domaine des Aubineaux's shop

Duration: 1 hour

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

A guided tour of the factory

Visit of the Domaine de Bois Chéri museum

Visit to the tea plantations

Tea tasting at Le Chalet du Domaine de Bois Chéri

Boutiques

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: La Plantation de Saint Aubin, St Aubin, Riviere des Anguilles, Mauritius

A guided tour of Le Grenier du Domaine de St Aubin

Visit of the nursery of Anthurium flowers, vanilla house & rum distillery

A threecourse lunch menu

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: La Vanille Nature Park, Riviere des Anguilles, Mauritius

Set in a tropical rain forest, with exotic palm trees, fresh springs and local fauna and flora. La Vanille Crocodile Park also showcases a wide variety of lizards, snakes, tortoise, monkey, deer, rabbits, bats and wild pig, with descriptive notes on the fences. Different insects and colourful butterflies are displayed in a special room. A guided path in an open enclosure brings you closer to the giant tortoises in their natural habitat.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
  • Local taxes
  • Lunch - 3-course lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Tea Tasting
  • Rhum Tasting
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Le Domaine des Aubineaux
  • Entry/Admission - Bois Cheri Tea Factory and Tea Museum
  • Entry/Admission - La Plantation de Saint Aubin
  • Entry/Admission - La Vanille Nature Park

Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Departure Point

Your hotel/any accommodation in Mauritius


Departure Time

9:00 AM


Return Details

To your hotel/ any accommodation in 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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