Discover the incredible Island of Mauritius with Tours Booking, we guide you through a large range of sightseeing tours on the island. We suggest the best places to visit in all the regions of Mauritius which includes tours to the main touristic sights, Sea tours, land tours, Nature tours, Prestige and many more. You will discover the most popular Mauritian tours and visit many highlights in one day. Tours Booking offer the best, cheapest, easiest and most time efficient way to explore Mauritius.
The succession of fragrances and the contrast of multitude of colours enrich this outing which alternates between the past and the present! Your trip starts with the visit of the Domaine des Aubineaux, colonial house of the late 19th century, where you will be immersed in the history and discover the antique furniture dating back to "Compagnie des Indes" (17th century).
You will drive through Bois Chéri, the first tea plantations of Mauritius in the village of Bois Chéri, where you can discover the process of tea manufacturing.
The Sugar Estate, Saint Aubin, in the South is another stop on the Tea Route. The process of sugar manufacturing will be explained with the opportunity of tasting rum and a lunch will be provided at Saint Aubin Restaurant.
The next visit will be at La Vanille Réserve des Mascareignes, which is home to various species of animals, reptiles and plants is set in a beautiful rain forested valley with natural freshwater springs, full of prawns and fish.
Discover the wonders of the tropical Northern part of Mauritius with its charming aspects, laden with history; cultural and scenic views. Starting with a visit of the busy city of Port Louis after which you will stop at the Kaylasson Multicolored Tamil Temple. We will then take you to one of the famous attraction of the island, the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, known worlwide for its large collection of indigenous and exotic plants, including the giant Victoria Amazonica water lilies and Talipot palm trees. A local traditional lunch will be served at Tante Athalie Table D'Hote(Optional Lunch) , situated in the heart of a 19th century family property in an open-sided building, reminiscent of a garage with a collection of vintage cars, with its tin roof and artifacts from a previous era.
After the lunch drive to the Cap Malheureux village via Grand Bay. You will have photostop at the very well known village chapel with its red roof, offering a magnificent view on the Gunner's Quoin and other islands in the surroundings.
The itinerary towards the heart of the island and the South will enchant you. The contrast of multitude of colours and scents will remain engraved in your memory forever! Discover the charm of inland Mauritius with the visit of the Mauritius Glass Gallery, Hands of Fame, a unique exhibition of international and celebrities handcasts in receycle glass and where you can have your own hand casted in glass. You will then have a photostop at Trou aux Cerfs, the extinct volcanic crater, where you will have a paromanic view of the towns of Mauritius.
Your next stop will be the Sacred Lake of Grand Bassin, one of the most ancient pilgrim destinations of the Hindus. You will then drive through the Black River Gorges, endemic fauna and flora with a photostop at the paromanic viewpoint of the Gorges.
After an exceptional culinary experience at Varangue sur Morne Restaurant, your next unforgettable stop will be at the Chamarel Waterfalls and its spectacular 7 Colors Earth, a unique natural wonder.
Discover the authentic facet of Port Louis, a pleasantly surprising and vivacious city!
Without the administrative and military genius of Mahé de Labourdonnais, Mauritius would not have become what it is today. Born in Saint-Malo on 11 February, 1699, was appointed General Governor of Isle de France in November 1734. He founded Port Louis, which later became the Island’s capital.
Developing a great activity, it transformed the island and revived the economy.
The excursion takes you along to discover the capital of Mauritius through all its developments, of the time of the French, the English and the Indian workers until the independence in 1968.
You will visit La Citadelle(Fort Adelaine), Port-Louis Central Market, Caudan Waterfront Shopping Mall, Government House, Port-Louis Cathedral & Threatre, China Town and Aapravasi Ghat.
Visit the Ile Aux Aigrettes (Mauritius wildlife sanctuary) home to the rare pink pigeon and indigenous vegetation, learn about the conservation project then enjoy a stop at the National History Museum.
Have a lunch at Falaise Rouge Restaurant a typical Mauritian seafood restaurant which delights the taste buds and brings out an epicurean touch essential to a successful holiday.(Optional)
After lunch, you will discover the village of Mahebourg the main village of the Grand Port District. You will have time to enjoy all its greatness. Mahebourg used to be the Island naval port under the Dutch era, nowadays its a quiet fisherman village known for its regatas and warmth of its people.
You will also have an unforgettable walk around La Vanille Reserve des Mascareignes, you will stroll through luxuriant greenery where banana trees, palm trees and giant bamboos provide shade for the crocodiles and the giant tortoises.
Mauritius would not be the same without the greatest love story of all times!
We take you on a journey back to the time of Paul & Virginie, starting at the village of Creve Coeur, passing through Long Mountain, the foot of Pieter Both, pineapple plantations in Les Mariannes to admire a panoramic view of La Nicoliere and the northern islands before reaching the famous Pamplemousses Botanical Graden, with its giant Victoria Amazonica water lilies and Talipot palm trees. You will explore Poudre D'Or, where the statue of Paul and Virginie can be found and will even be able to take home either the beautiful book of Paul & Virginie Story or a printed resume of the story.
The excursion ends at Tante Athalie the best-known table d'hôte in the area where you will enjoy a typical Creole meal. (Optional Lunch) The garden is filled with vintage cars and enjoys a peaceful atmosphere.
Plunge into the fabulous past and magnificent present of the island!
The Traditional Tour offers a unique opportunity to travel back in time and explore the secrets of Mauritius from its early days. This tour crafts all the secrets of Mauritius through an interactive and revealing journey in the past. The island is rich in history and has so much to discover, embark on this amazing journey and craft some awesome memories.
As part of the traditional tour you will visit many interesting and attractive sights in one day:
Sugar Museum and Factory
The capital of Mauritius: Port Louis
Aapravasi Ghat Trust Fund
Lunch at the restaurant of Eureka House (Optional)
This tour in its own is a very unique and special experience!
A visit to Mauritius is about simplicity, nature and getting back to basics, and any stay here is inevitably enhanced by encounters with the supremely friendly and happy local residents. To understand the soul of Mauritius there is nothing better than to meet its inhabitants and to know their culinary traditions. Explore the traditional way of life in Mauritius and live like a local during your stay.
The tour includes:
First stop is at the market of Port -Louis with its local and colorful display of fruits, vegetables and spices.
Followed by a short walk in the capital to indulge in the hustling and bustling of the city.
Then drive to Rose-Hill, one of the mostly populated town, Lutchmee a typical Hindu housewife will share with you the secrets of the inevitable dholl puri, an Indian pancake.
Lunch will be served at a Mauritian Family at Phoenix, the traditional meal of Hindu marriage served on banana leaves with 7 different dishes.
The last stop will be a spiritual break in a Tamil temple in Rose Hill before finishing the day with a stop nearby in the town folkloric center to discover the old shops and some shopping possible.
Discover Mauritius in another way, feel the wonders and all kind of taste mix together in our island.
The day starts at the city of Port Louis. The first stop will be at Fort Adelaide, with splendid view over the town and harbor followed by the Central market with its shouting merchants, it’s intriguing array of all kinds of aromas and the colorful displays of large varieties of tropical fruits and vegetables. You will have to find and buy ingredients for the cooking. A short walk away is the Caudan Waterfront, a modern and elegant shopping centre, where the group will be free of shopping .
Leave Port Louis for Eureka Colonial House in Moka, for a culinary discovery where you will have to prepare a meal according to the specific recipe under the supervision of a chef. Discover the Mauritian/Creole cuisine; rich in history and flavours and one of the most exotic in the world.
Visit Eureka House a unique Creole house built in 1830 located by the river of Moka. It is an elegant Créole residence originally owned by British and French aristocrats in the 19th century. It is reputed to be one of the largest houses on the island, with 109 doors and windows.
There you will enjoy the opportunity to know how to cook 'Mauritian style', the cultural richness that makes this island so unique, with some of the best Mauritian chef who will be happy to reveal a few of their best kept culinary secrets and share a traditional cooked meal. An unforgettable encounter! An authentic Mauritian lunch will then be served under the veranda of Eureka.
Mauritius features a unique fauna and flora; many of its plants and animals exist only there and nowhere else in this world. Nowadays Mauritius is positioning itself as an eco-tourism destination with many attractions and activities, we make you discover the most amazing green spots of the island.
From Ile aux Aigrettes to Ebony Forest, you will discover a large variety of endemic plant and animal species and learn more about the history of the island. The Ecotourism Tour is perfect for nature lovers as visitors will experience the breathtaking panorama, craggy mountains, and beautiful fauna and flora of Mauritius. Walk across the Black River Gorges to encounter splendid sceneries, enjoy a delicious lunch at Le Takamaka Restaurant and look out for attractive tropical plants and birds while hiking at the Ebony Forest.
Be the master of your day and discover Mauritius at your own pace. Get personalised attention and the opportunity to ask questions of your dedicated guide on this 8-hour private tour of Mauritius.
Book a private chauffeur driven comfortable car for the day and enjoy a more personalised experience. Tailor made your itinerary and chose among the various activities around Mauritius, everything is set according to your requirements and wishes. You have the possibility to combine any type of attraction at your convenience.
All drivers speak fluent English and French, all citizens of Mauritius, very friendly and always happy to provide you with information about Mauritius and each of its sights. They will drive you to any places of interest in any regions of Mauritius - South, West, North or East, everything is set as per your preferred list of sites and places of interest. You will travel in total comfort in an air-conditioned standard car, family car or minivan (for groups), with an experienced driver to show you around.
Duration of the full day tour: 8-9 hours (flexible)
Experience a chic full day shopping experience in Mauritius; discover Shopping Villages, Malls and Markets in Coastal villages and Cities in an air-conditioned vehicle. Discover a wide array of local and international retail brand stores in the convenience of a modern mall or some local markets.
The focus of the shopping tour is to enjoy the great shopping opportunities Mauritius has to offer as a shopping paradise. From textile and jewellery to handcrafts, or many other desired shopping items, you will probably find what you are looking for at very attractive prices. Enjoy a lunch at your convenience at your own cost in any of the shopping malls or market. You will travel in maximum convenience in an air-conditioned comfortable car, family car or minivan (for bigger groups), with an experienced driver/guide to show you around.
China Town remains one of the most authentic places in Mauritius, full of history and mystery. Embark with us on a discovery voyage during a guided tour through the streets of China Town and experience the unique fusion of Sino-Mauritian flavours.
There you'll take in the rich mercantile life of the Chinese community, busy Chinese restaurants and grocery stores, and streets echoing with the unmistakable clatter of mah-jong tiles. Walking along those streets will made you jump into a different world altogether, with dust, different smells, busy people, different commercial goods than the usual, never seen before spices, and some restaurants with authentic Chinese menus. The streets in China Town are extremely busy on weekdays and you can expect to find second hand and used spare parts, plastic toys, Chinese paintings, clothes, books and medicines in the same shop!
You’ll get the opportunity to taste numerous chinesse delicacies ranging from delicious duck to traditional Chinese sweets and tea, during this tour. Moreover you will have a walk around the streets and enjoy a variety of Sino-Mauritian food tasting ranging from typical street food to other various restaurants around the town.