23 August 2017
Discover and visit all of the main tourist sights, attractions and places of interest in the North of Mauritius, including the vibrant capital city of Port Louis and the beautiful Mauritius National Botanical Garden.
Your terrific tour starts with a visit to the capital of Port Louis, Mauritius' largest city and the economic and administrative centre of the island. Take a stroll through the palm-lined Place d'Armes and discover some wonderful French colonial buildings, especially the Government House and the Municipal Theatre. Make the most of your free time and get a real taste of Mauritian city life at The Caudan Waterfront area, which boasts an array of shops, restaurants and bars. Don’t miss the opportunity to haggle at the market for unique holiday souvenirs that have been handcrafted by the locals.
Afterwards, take the direction of Aventure du Sucre for a visit of the old sugar mill, which has been transformed into a modern museum. At the end of your visit, you’ll even have the chance to sample some of the delightful local sugar! After a lunch stop, it’s on to the Mauritius National Botanical Garden, one of north Mauritius’ most visited tourist attractions. Take a stroll through the lush vegetation and discover some fine examples of mahogany trees, rare Latanier palms from Madagascar and the famed giant ‘Victoria Amazonica’ water lilies that can grow up to two feet wide!