14 Things To Do In Mauritius To Enjoy The Paradise In 14 Days
10:16 31 July 2019
Mauritius, a beautiful island in the Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of Africa is packed with stunning blue water, amazing white sand beaches, UNESCO Heritage Sites, mountains and much more. Here are just a few amazing attractions in Mauritius to make your trip a never forgetting experience.
- Visit Port Louis
Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius is largest city of the country, is so much happening place that you will love to spend a couple of days here. For instance, start from the picturesque central market and find exotic foods, arts, souvenirs, local spices and products, locally grown fruits and vegetables. Port Louis is famous for cheap clothing, some imported from China and Indian, while some made locally, these clothing are a great value. Here locals also come to shop curry, teas and other stuff. You can also enjoy the Theatre and wonderful traditions and cultures in Mauritius.
- Deep Sea Fishing
You can find many species of large fishes, including yellow tuna, black marlin, sharks, barracuda, and many more in the surrounding sea. Every year, The Marlin World Cup is held, where fishers break several world records including blue shark, Mako Shark, Becune, Bonito, and white tuna. Most hotels offer fishing kayaks and boats.
- Visit Caudan Waterfront
In Port Louis, Caudan Waterfront is the best lover point and shopping center. There you can enjoy a Kiddyland, foods, street entertainers and museums like The Stamp Museum, Natural History Museum, and Blue Penny Museum.
- China Town
In Port Louis, China Townhouses many restaurants, shops, with unique Chinese flavor and tradition. Medical Pharmacies in China Town include modern medicines as well as traditional Chinese remedies.
- Visit Ile Aux Aigrettes
An Islet in the southern part of Mauritius, Ile aux Aigrettes is made of an old calcareous coral roof covered with soil and sand. It’s famous because of the plants that aren’t found anywhere in the world. In 1965 it was known as a nature reserve. Some rarest birds like pink pigeon and kestrel and animals like Green Gecko Phelsuma and Aldabra giant tortoise can also be spotted here.
- Night Out At Grand Bay
With great bars, discos, shopping, and restaurants, Grand Bay is the best place for a fun-filled night out. La Cuvette Beach is the best place to relax and therefore, the real tourist attraction.
- Scuba Diving In Blue Bay Marine Park
With crystal clear water, Blue Bay Marine Park is located in Southeast of Mauritius. Nearby restaurant and airport that are within walking distance make it very convenient. You can enjoy sailing, surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, and sunbath with a tropical drink. There are 50 plus rare species of coral, in a network of reefs which breaks the waves for protection. Several species of fishes makes diving and snorkeling an amazing experience. Over the Marine Park is Ile des Deux Cocos, another islet you should never miss.
- Visit to Aapravasi Ghat & Le Morne Landscape
These two heritage sites are must-see places. Aapravasi Ghat was for Indian indentured Slaves in the 19th century, following the ending of slavery in the 18th century.
- Visit Champs De Mars
It’s the oldest horse racing site in Southern Hemisphere. Nearby site includes Pamplemousses, the best botanical garden.
- Enjoy Nature At Casela Wildlife Park & Yemen Reserve
Casela Park is packed with 140 plus birds species from 5 continents, deer, tortoises, tigers, lions, monkey, fish ponds and the like. Yemen Reserve is another reserves nearby.
- Domaine Des Grand Bois & Domaine Du Chasseurhas
Lush vegetation and endangered birds found in Anse Jonchee Hills as well as panoramic sea view, delicious seafood or venison at local restaurants make, this place an enjoyable experience.
- Triolet Shivala Temple In Triolet Village
This Hindu Temple is at Triolet, the longest village. It was built in 1819, this one is the biggest temple and devoted to Gods Krishna, Shiva, Murugan, Vishnu, Ganesha, and Brahma.
- Shopping At Flacq Village Market
Located in the east, Flacq is the meeting point for several inhabitants and the largest open-air market in Mauritius.
- Chamarel’s Amazing Landscape
This undulating landscape is packed with unusual colored soils with red, yellow, green and blue shades, which is believed to be as a result of erosion of volcanic ashes. Nearby waterfalls rise from the moors to showcase ample of native plants. Also, stop in the Chamarel Village to enjoy local cuisine and sunset.
Conclusion – Things to Do in Mauritius
Overall, Mauritius is one of the best countries. You can have many things to do in Mauritius. Anything you like you can have here. So be ready for the most relaxing trip you can have on this planet earth.