Southwest Mauritius Day Trip: Chamarel Waterfall, Trou Aux Cerfs, And Seven Coloured Earth - Port Louis

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    North: 7:20am West: 7:15am South: 8am Southwest: 8:30am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in the north, east, west or south of Mauritius
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Experience the unspoiled nature of southwest Mauritius on this day trip from your island hotel. With an expert guide, travel to the verdant Rivire Noire District, where high mountain peaks, volcanic formations and nature reserves dominate. Visit towering Chamarel Waterfall and the striking Seven Coloured Earth dunes, sample rum at a local distillery, and savor a 3-course Mauritius lunch. Visit the ancient Trou aux Cerfs crater, boasting sweeping island views and finish the tour at the Ship Model Factory in Floreal. Numbers are limited to 15 on this small-group tour, ensuring a more personalized experience.

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Your day starts with pickup from your hotel on the north, east, west or south side of the island. Enjoy the scenery and learn about the areas flora, fauna and history from your guide as you drive along the west coast to the Rivire Noire District. Pass through Le Morne, La Prairie and Macond before curving back into the mountains to the picturesque village of Chamarel.

Visit Chamarel Waterfall, the tallest waterfall in Mauritius that plunges more than 328 feet (100 meters) against a scenic backdrop of forests and mountains. Continue to the Seven Coloured Earth, a striking geological formation created by volcanic rocks that cooled at different temperatures. Admire the exposed hillsides glowing with red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple and yellow colors.

Next, head to La Rhumerie de Chamarel distillery to sample local rum. Follow your tasting with a delicious, traditional 3-course lunch served with Chamarel coffee and water at a local restaurant.

After lunch, continue up to a high plateau and reach a viewpoint over Black River Gorges National Park. Listen as your guide points out the variety of flora and fauna thriving below.

In the district of Savanne, visit the secluded Grand Bassin lake, an important place of worship for Mauritian Hindus. Continue on to the Trou aux Cerfs, a huge volcanic crater formed millions of years ago. From here youll enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the island before you head to see the Shop of Ship Model.

The art of ship modeling was brought to Mauritius by various sailors who visited this island. Le Ports eye for detail and quality has many customers visiting them from around the world. Their craftsmen are adept in the art of miniaturization and the techniques of replica work. At times it requires more than six months for a craftsman to produce a particular model. They also create half models and replicas.

Your tour concludes with a drop-off at your hotel in the evening.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Entrance fees
  • Rum samples (over 18yrs only)
  • Lunch with Chamarel coffee

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking