Mauritius is undeniably one of the most aesthetically blessed places in the world and tourists visit here all round the year. Have a look at some of the truly interesting things you can do here before you plan your trip.
Le Morne Brabant
This peninsula is situated on the windward side of Mauritius, the southernmost tip of it. The huge basaltic mountain is hard to miss. People visit here from different parts of the world; there are several interesting activities that you can partake in here, right from rock climbing to hiking. Be it exploring the different caves here or simply lounging around on the spectacular beach, there is much to experience here.
Port Louis, the capital, is the best place to live like a local. If you truly want to experience the essence of Mauritius, you need to get into the skin of it. Right from the nooks and crevices of the city, to the local food joints, art galleries and museums, parks and homes; learn the local language, visit the local markets and get to know everything better.
Black River Gorges National Park
If you love nature, this is going to be true bliss for you. This national park situated on the south-western part of Mauritius, is a brilliant place for hikes and camps. There are several different species of flora and fauna that you will witness here. It’s always better to hire tour guides, who know their way around the region, so that you can have a safe yet adventurous trip. This place is home to the Rusa deer, Mauritius Parakeet, Pink pigeon etc.
Ile Aux Cerfs
One of the must-visits during a visit to Mauritius, Ile aux Cerfs is abode to exotic vegetation, white beaches, golf clubs and resorts, and spas to help you unwind and relax in the lap of nature. You can make a day long trip to this island, indulge in adventure sports, sightseeing or simply relaxing on the beach with your cocktails.
Seven Coloured Earths
These naturally occurring rainbow mountains are beyond fascinating! The Chamerel Plain of the Rivière Noire District is famous across the world for this spectacular phenomenon. Different coloured earth layered over the years due to the rain and other geographical factors has resulted in creating this wonder, attracting tourists from all over.