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Mauritius is a tiny, picturesque island in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa. The nation is a multilingual, multiethnic society with Dutch, French and British colonial influences apparent everywhere you look from food, to architecture and even the odd variant of Creole spoken by the people. One of the smallest countries by size, Mauritius is blessed with white sandy beaches, crustal blue lagoons, rolling hills and some of the largest coral reefs in the world. Its divine natural beauty draws travelers from all over the world and makes Mauritius packages a favourite holiday pick. The island offers a mouthwatering fusion of Africa, Asia and Europe making for a delightful Mauritius honeymoon package. Honeymooners can enjoy the luxurious environs of exclusive resorts and the earthy vibe of Mauritian bazaars selling fresh fruit and trinkets as well as the rugged interiors of the island with its rugged peaks, grasslands and colourful flowers.
Here’s a glimpse of our popular Mauritius holiday packages and all the information you need pick the right Mauritius tour package for you.
Best time to visit Mauritius
Mauritius is blessed with warm, sunny days through most of the year owing to its tropical climate. To enjoy palm fringed beaches, balmy afternoons and fresh catch head to Mauritius between the months of May and December when the weather is at its driest. We advise against vacationing on the island in the winter months unless you prefer holidays with torrential rain and cyclones.
How to reach Mauritius
The primary airport in Mauritius is the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport,
located a short distance from the capital, Port Louis
. The airport is connected to all the major cities of the world including Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Dubai
. Some of the airlines serving the airport include Air India, Air Mauritius, Emirates, Lufthansa, Kenya Airways and Air Seychelles.
What to eat in Mauritius
Mauritian cuisine is a delightful mix of island flavours with Indian and Chinese influences. On your tropical retreat in Mauritius be sure to try street fare like gateau piment, mine frite, and dhol puri. Also worth a taste is the Mauritian take on biryani, fried rice and of course the legendary rougaille.
Places to Visit in Mauritius
We suggest beginning your Mauritius packages at the capital Port Louis with its fascinating mix of temples, mosques, churches and pagodas. Visit landmarks such as Apravasi Ghat
, a World Heritage Site which saw the arrival of indentured labourers from India to Mauritius, the Champs de Mars racecourse, Stamp Museum and St Louis Cathedral
. China Town is also worth a visit if you’re in the mood for an authentic Chinese meal
or maybe some traditional Chinese medicine. For a taste of the Mauritian high life, make Le Caudan Waterfront
a part of your Mauritius honeymoon package. Once home to warehouses, magazines, and the Indian Ocean’s first observatory; the place has reinvented itself as a waterfront mall with art galleries, cafes, a museum, a marina, cinemas, casinos and shops. Caudan Waterfront
is the perfect place to people watch and breathe in the bustle of Port Louis.
Port Louis Natural History Museum
, housed in a colonial building, is known across the world for its dodo. The flightless Mauritian bird that was hunted to extinction in the 17th century
has been reconstructed and preserved in the museum along with scores of other rare species. A visit to the museum is essential for Mauritius packages with kids
While you are in the north of the island on your Mauritius honeymoon package, spend the evening at Grand Bay. A magnet for couples and young people, it’s a wonderful place to spend a night on the town. With tons for bars, clubs and speakeasies, Grand Bay is well worth a visit. Another spot that finds its way on most Mauritius packages is Pereybere
. Voted the World’s Most Beautiful Beach, Pereybere trips
are marked with glass bottom boat rides, mangrove forest visits, water skiing, tubing and sunbathing. It’s also a great launching pad for amateur divers. Visit Triolet, the longest village in Mauritius, to see the biggest Hindu temple in the country. The Maheswarnath temple, first built in 1819, is dedicated to the Gods Shiva, Krishna, Vishnu, Muruga, Brahma and Ganesh