Mauritius is a trendy honeymoon destination and offers some majestic and incredible views of the entire island. Mauritius is visited by many celebrities every year. Due to personalities and a large number of tourists visiting the island, many more luxurious hotels now offer first-class services. If you want to live a king-sized life for a day or two, rent a villa or bungalow and see modern comforts with technology and support.
Mauritius is always associated with beaches, but apart from the coast, there are many other things to see here. In Mauritius, you can see much stunning scenery, many historical sites and even forests which have many types of flowers and other wildlife. For an ideal holiday in Mauritius, try to rent a car and get to know the place better.
Read below some of the must-see places in Mauritius.
Le Morne Brabant is a place located in the South of Mauritius, where you do not find any houses. Rather than houses, you will find the area surrounded by Hotels and Resorts. While staying in any hotel, you will have the opportunity of seeing Le Morne Mountain.
This mountain is a World Heritage site and contains so much history of Mauritius Island. The hill was once the spot, for slaves, to escape from their lords. The place is brimming with beautiful views over the west bank of the island and the southern part of the island.
Black River Gorges National Park
A national park extends more than 6574 hectares of forest and wildlife, covering 3.5% of Mauritius territory and having a variety of ecosystems. This thick forest is home to more than 300 different species of flower plants. Black River Gorges National Park is the only place to find the rarest Pink Pigeon on earth.
The Pink Pigeon is on the verge of extinction. For adventure lovers, a series of long hiking trails await here. Black River Gorges is a perfect spot to give yourself a chance to be carried away by picturesque views of landscapes that include gorges, waterfalls, and peaks.
This place is a little town situated in the district of Savanne. Chamarel attracts a lot of tourists as they get an opportunity to visit some of the excellent places here such as the highest waterfall in Mauritius at 100 meters and the 7-shaded earth. Chamarel Falls is one of the most picturesque waterfalls in the world.
As you reach the viewing point by using stairs you will see the beautiful view of water hitting the pool which is 100 meters below. The ‘Seven Colored Earth’, made up of sand ridges of various colors including reds, tans and purples will surely impress you. This wonder is because of the cooling, at various temperatures, of volcanic rocks which in ridges of different colors.
La Vanille Crocodile Park
The superstar here is no doubt the crocodile, yet you can find many varieties of animals including Goliath Bats, Mammoth Turtles, Monkeys, and many insects. While having a walk-through, you will observe different kinds of Flora and Fauna and even you can learn about the endangered species of this island.
Its collection of insects is one of the world’s most significant private collections of butterfly and different bugs. Also, these bugs and butterfly are a delight to be watching. The central theme for the restaurant present inside the park is the famous Crocodile Curry.
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Pamplemousses Botanical Garden
Also called Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden, covers 60 acres of land and highlights various varieties of palm trees. Special features of the garden included giant Lily Ponds with frogs, Fruit Bat Trees with bats hanging from branches, lakes having big turtles and fishes. The primary function of this garden are the trees planted by some famous personalities like Nelson Mandela and Indira Gandhi
Château de Labourdonnais
At the core of a marvelous estate, the Château de Labourdonnais sets you to relive the nineteenth century Mauritian way of life. Brilliantly reestablished, this grand house, worked in 1859, has recaptured the majority of its unique wonder and gives an impressive background to its guests.
After a visit to the château, you can take a walk in its garden, at that point visit its refinery and taste the Rum locally made at the Rhumerie des Mascareignes. At the Château, you will likewise have the chance to taste conventional Mauritian cooking that will, no doubt, be a unique experience to your taste buds.
Ile Aux Cerfs
An enormous external isle of Mauritius, Iles Aux Cerfs is situated off its East Coast, with terrific white sandy shorelines, palm trees and waters of all shades of blue. It stays one of the primary attractions of the island. There, the image postcard blue tidal pond will make you feel as though you just touched the base of a Treasure Island.
Iles aux Cerfs is the ideal spot to unwind, appreciate a BBQ and have a go at parasailing to have a great airborne perspective on this flawless isle. The island’s primary shoreline gives basic services including cafés serving delectable nourishment. It also has Bernard Lager Golf Course for golf lovers.
La roche qui pleure
This spot is just astounding, eminent, unwinding and motivating. Unusual tide waves slamming against the volcanic cliffs. The breathing sound of the rocks is audible here! Because the stone here is porous so at every ending tide you will hear them breathing. A stunning and sole experience everybody should see and appreciate.
Grand Bassin is an inactive volcano which about 1800 feet above sea level. It is one of the most scary places for the Hindu communities in Mauritius. It is additionally an outstanding spot of intrigue. On the spot, you will have the option to visit a temple devoted to Lord Shiva.
The individuals of the island trust it is loaded up with Holy waters from the River Ganges in India on the event of Maha Shivaratri individuals make journeys from their homes to the lake by walking, conveying religious carts(Kawals) the entire way. There is likewise a tall 108-foot statue of Shiva which carries a uniqueness to this area.
Champ de Mars in Port Louis
Horse race fans could not resist visiting this place. Put on your best outfit and spend your Saturday at the Champ de Mars racecourse. This racecourse is the second oldest racecourse in the world. There you can enjoy the race with canapés and beverages, and who knows, if you are lucky enough you could also win the significant stake. The electric atmosphere will surely make you like this place more than ever whether you follow Horse racing or not.