Mauritius Tourism Travel Guide 2019

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Located near Madagascar, Africa, Mauritius is the place to be for the holiday of a lifetime. Being arguably one of the richest places in Africa, Mauritius tourism offers picturesque white sand beaches, tropical climate, copious fauna flora and unmatched hospitality. To get the best out of your trip, here’s all you need to know before you customise your Mauritius tour packages!

Mauritius Tourism – What to See

While the list of places to visit is practically endless, here’s a list of top 10 places that must find a place in your Mauritius tour packages:

1. Le Morne

2. Black River Gorges National Park

3. Chamarel

4. La Vanille Crocodile Park

5. Pamplemousses Botanical Garden

6. Chateau de Labourdonnais

7. Ile Aux Cerfs

8. La Roche qui Pleur/ Le Souffleur

9. Grand Bassin

10. Champ de Mars in Port Louis

Mauritius Tourism - Things to do

A typical Mauritius tour packages would boast of the sublime colourful sunrise from the top of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, snorkelling around a desert island, spending peaceful evenings in world-class spa and dining on a romantic beach, all in a day. For adventure junkies, the list is long.

  • Skydive

  • Parasailing

  • Surfing

  • Helicopter ride

  • Walk with lion

  • Horse riding

  • Swim with dolphins

  • Diving

  • Big game fishing

  • Bird watch

  • Snorkelling

  • Island hopping

  • Trekking

  • Street food

  • Nightlife

  • Shopping

  • Cliff diving

  • Rum tasting


Stays to Relish the Best of Hospitality of Mauritius

Mauritius tourism boasts of the best hospitality services in the history of hospitality. With a plethora of options open for every budget, Mauritius offers cheap hostel stays, luxury beach resorts and hotels and plenty of flamboyant villas up for grabs. Make sure to check the services and photos of rooms online before adding one to your Mauritius tour packages.


Mauritius Tourism - General Information & Guidelines


Mauritians commonly speak in English or French, though their native language is creole. To converse with the natives, use simple English and speak slowly.



Mauritian gastronomy is mouth-watering and usually on the spicier side. The cuisine is diverse, thanks to a multicultural population and every dish will have you craving for more! With the countless options for fine dining, make sure to add one of the exquisite dinner experiences in your Mauritius tour packages.


Flight Schedule

The shortest flight from Delhi to Mauritius takes 7 hours and 30 minutes to reach and should cost around Rs25,000.



The Mauritian rupee is the currency of the island (MUR 1= Rs 1.98)


Mauritius Tourism - What to take along

Pack light clothes like shorts and t-shirts for trips. However, if your Mauritius tour packages includes fine dining, some formal eateries require formal clothing. Sunglasses and camera must not be missed.


How to Commute

Rent a car. If you have a valid (national) driving license and you’re above 21, car rentals are really the way to go in Mauritius. Driving a personal vehicle opens a whole new world for you within Mauritius tourism. Adding a chauffeur-driven vehicle to your Mauritius tour packages is also a comfortable option, though it would push your budget a bit.


What to bring back

The most famous of souvenirs to bring back from Mauritius is the Dodo, extinct endemic bird of Mauritius. Other than this, add the Caudan craft market and the central market of Port Louis to your Mauritius tour packages, as the interesting crafts here form important cultural additions to Mauritius tourism. If you can’t think of anything else, a personalised Mauritius T-Shirt can never go wrong.


Total Cost

As of 2019, a week-long stay in Mauritius would cost around Rs80.000 per person, inclusive of flight tickets. The prices may vary based on the itinerary, additional inclusions in the Mauritius tour packages and flight schedules.

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