Mauritius Sightseeing - South west tours

Duration: 4 to 8 hours
Destination: Mauritius, Flacq District, Trou d'Eau Douce
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Trou d'Eau Douce
  • E-Voucher
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  • Cancellable

Overview

This is a Private Tour, only for you to go in a private vehicle (including pick up and drop off from anywhere in Mauritius)!
As part of this tour you will visit many interesting and exciting sights in one day:
1) Trou aux Cerfs (Mauritius famous crater)
2) Mare aux Vacoas
3.1) Grand Bassin (the sacred lake and Hindu temple)
3.2) Mangal Mahadev – Shiva Statue
4) Alexandra waterfalls
5) Black River Gorge viewpoint
6) Rhumerie de Chamarel.
6) Chamarel village (including Chamarel waterfall and seven colored earth)
7) Viewpoint of Morne Brabant and l'ile aux Benitiers

The full day private South & Southwest extended tour includes:
Pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation anywhere in Mauritius
Full transportation to all the sites
A personal driver guide to show you around and inform you on each of the sites
All along, you will travel in maximum convenience in an air-conditioned family car / minivan (for bigger groups), with an experienced driver/guide to show you around.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Trou aux Cerfs, Curepipe, Mauritius

Trou aux Cerfs is a dormant volcano located in Curepipe. The volcano has a cone and crater and experts believe that the volcano could become active in the coming thousand years. The Trou aux Cerfs is a popular tourist attraction considering that one can get a 360 degrees view of the Curepine and neighbouring from the crater of the volcano.

Location

Curepipe, Mauritius

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ganga Talao - Grand Bassin, Savanne District, Mauritius

Ganga Talao or the Grand Bassin is an important pilgrimage site. It is a natural lake within an extinct volcano crater. According to a mythological story it is believed that the water here is sourced from the sacred Ganges River in India. Taking a dip in this lake during the Shivratri festival is considered auspicious.

At the northern side of the lake, just a little away from the parking lot you will see a 108 feet tall statue of Lord Shiva, which is the second largest statue in the world. The tallest Lord Shiva statue at 120 feet is in New Delhi.

Religious

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Black River Gorges National Park, Mauritius

Black River Gorges Nature Park and Alexandra Waterfalls - As part of this tour you will also drive through the Black River Gorges Nature Park, where you will stop along the way at the viewpoint of the Black River Gorges nature park and of Alexandra waterfalls.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Rhumerie de Chamarel, Royal Rd, Chamarel, Mauritius

Situated in the South West part of Mauritius, in the heart of a fertile valley lies the Rhumerie de Chamarel which is surrounded by vast sugarcane plantations growing in harmony with the pineapples and other tropical fruits nearby.
Displaying a unique sense of warmth and authenticity, the Rhumerie de Chamarel Distillery welcomes visitors for an all-encompassing tourism experience ranging from a guided visit of the distillery and rum tasting to a tasty meal at L’Alchimiste, its own stylish and creative “A la Carte” restaurant.
Rhumerie de Chamarel was designed to provide a holistic tourism experience to guests. As a visitor of the Rum Distillery you can marvel at its unique design which blends harmoniously with the spectacular surroundings where wood, natural stone and water provide a sense of communion with nature.


Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark, Chamarel, Mauritius

Chamarel is a small village and a major tourist spot located in the south-western region of the country. What makes this place unique and a must-do in every traveller’s guidebook is the seven coloured layers of sand. It is a unique phenomenon that charms and attracts people from far and wide. The road to Chamarel is lined with sugarcane and pineapple plantations leading to a valley. It is a drive straight out of a movie scene.

Once you reach Chamarel, climb up the observation outpost and enjoy incredible views. As far as the eyes can see, there are sand dunes in unbelievable colours; yellow, red, brown, violet, purple, green and even blue. A natural phenomenon that takes your heart away with its sheer beauty.

Buy test tubes filled with seven coloured sands of Chamarel as a souvenir to keep memories of this natural wonder with you always.On your way back, a quick stop at the Chamarel waterfall and rum distilleries is recommended.

Landmark

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation

Exclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Lunch - Lunch is not included in the price, the client can bring their own food or can be recommended by the driver to a nice one if the client wish to.
  • Entry/Admission - Rhumerie de Chamarel
  • Entry/Admission - Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • 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
A request can be made for any specific pick up point. Normally pick up point at a hotel start at its entrance. Pick up starts at 9.00a.m

Airports

  • S. Seewoosagur Ram. Intl Airport, Mahebourg, Mauritius


Ports

  • Port Louis Waterfront by Landscope Mauritius, Port Louis, Mauritius



Departure Time

9:00 AM

Voucher info

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

Duration

4 to 8 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Albert D

Perfect day out with Ridwaan.
Very safe driver that shows the best places and has great knowledge about the different places .
Thanks again
Bert and Larissa

Milena G

10 Feb, 2020

We had a really nice day and saw some important and wonderful places in the south and on the way to it.
Ridwaan was on time, very hostile and helpful. We also had a lot to talk and laugh about during the ride.
He showed us popular places as well as some places he knew would be amazing.
If we have had more time we would liked to do another tour with Ridwaan.
oS we definitely recommend this tour as well as his service! Thanks again to you :)

kingsley n

15 Jan, 2020

A must do for everyone that visits Mauritius, the tour guide is particularly very knowledgable and friendly!

Fouad

Got picked up from the hotel on time the car was neat and driver was friendly. Visited the places as described on the tour description page. Redwan also did great follow up form the beginning till the end and after, he was easily reachable with quick response via whatsapp. I would highly recommend his service.

Jane C

We had such a great day out with Ridwaan as our driver and tour guide. He's very friendly and knowledgeable, and the tour was relaxed and at our own pace. If we'd had more time in Mauritius, we definitely would have booked another tour with him. Highly recommended.

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