Private Craft Tour: Tea Factory - Rhumerie - Diamond Museum - Ship Model Factory

Duration: 8 hours
Destination: Mauritius, Savanne District, Chamarel
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  • 8 hours
  • Chamarel
  • E-Voucher
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  • Cancellable

Overview

On this 8-hour private craft tour you’ll start the day by visiting the Bois Cheri tea factory, plantation and museum. Next, you'll have the chance to visit the St. Aubin Rhumerie, Colonial Mansion, and Vanilla and Anthurium Plantation as well as sample some delicious, local rums. Discover the art of miniature and model ship building, and explore the diamond museum as well. End the day by admiring the rugged scenery of big, powerful waves crashing on the stunning cliffs at Gris Gris.

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

You will have the opportunity to discover the tea plantation of Bois Cheri. It’s no doubt the most popular tea in Mauritius; just the smell of the wonderful vanilla-infused black tea brings back fond memories for all Mauritians. You will have the opportunity to choose whether you would like a guided visit of the factory and tea plantation, a visit of the tea production museum, a tea tasting, or all three (which is our recommendation!).

Duration: 3 hours

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

St. Aubin Rhumerie uses both the artisanal and traditional distillery techniques to make its award-winning rum. You will have the opportunity to visit the factory and learn about the rum-making process, and sampling the delicious varieties of rum that they offer. You can also visit the beautiful historical colonial house and the vanilla and anthurium flower plantations.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Le Port Ship Model, Vacoas, Mauritius

Le Port Model Ship Building Workshop:
Mauritius is well known for its artisanal ships that are expertly hand-crafted by talented artisans. People fly to Mauritius from all over the world to admire and purchase these unique and beautiful works of art. You will have the opportunity to visit a traditional workshop and learn about the art of model ship-building. If you would like to purchase one as a souvenir of your trip, you will be able to choose from the many unique models on display.
Diamond Museum:
Discover how diamonds are expertly cut by local artisans and learn about the process of manufacturing diamonds from beginning to end. You will be able to see the experts at work and view their creations on display at the museum.

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Gris Gris Beach, South Coast, Souillac, Mauritius

While most of Mauritius is surrounded by coral reefs, giving us the calm lagoon the island is famous for, the southern part of the island is where there is a break in the reef. At Gris Gris, you will be able to admire the rugged scenery of big, powerful waves crashing on the stunning cliffs. A few metres away, you will see La Roche qui Pleure, a natural rock formation that resembles a person crying when the waves hit it.

Inclusions
  • Services of a fully licensed, qualified driver
  • Air-conditioned and insured taxi, minibus or coach
  • Private transfer for your group to and from your hotel
  • Waiting time
  • Parking Fees
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees

Exclusions
  • Entrance fees to the different attractions.
  • Lunch or snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Bois Cheri Tea Factory and Tea Museum
  • Entry/Admission - La Plantation de Saint Aubin
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • This tour lasts up to 8 hours, and you will be able to choose how long you spend at each attraction. Depending on your group’s speed, you may not have time to see all the listed attractions. You will be able to stop for lunch but the price of the lunch is not included
  • Some attractions may be closed on Sundays and certain public holidays
  • Fees are not collected for the attractions, so this gives you the possibility to skip the ones that don’t interest you and spend more time at the ones that do
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up at all hotels, B&Bs, apartments on the island. Please let us know which hotel, B&B or apartment you're staying at. Note that the driver will pick you up at 9am.


Departure Time

9:00 AM

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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