Top 5 Must Visit Destinations In Mauritius

mauritius botanical garden

Mauritius has been enticing travelers from various parts of the world to its mystic landscape, which is showered with the choicest blessings of Mother Nature and dotted with the world’s best attractions. One of the best destinations for a family vacation, honeymoon, and an exotic holiday, Mauritius Packages leaves no stone unturned when it comes to a perfect vacation. Let’s check out some of the most famous attractions you must visit during your Mauritius tour:

Mauritius Botanical Garden

Also known as Pamplemousses Garden, the Botanical Garden of Mauritius is a popular tourist attraction located in proximity with Port Louis. Erected in the year 1767 by Pierre Poivre, the Botanical Garden is spread across an area of 37 hectares. It is the oldest botanical garden located in the Southern Hemisphere and thus attracts a lot of crowd. The garden is famous for its more than 85 varieties of palms from Asia, Africa, and Central America, giant water lilies, and spice garden.

Black River Gorges National Park

Sprawled over an area of 6,574 hectares in the mountainous south-western region of Mauritius, Black River Gorges National Park is a famous attractions of Mauritius. The National park was initially built to save the natural vegetation of the island. The Black River Peak is the highest point of the island, which can be reached via a greenery pathway. The Black River Gorges National park comprise dense rainforest, provides home to varied wildlife species like Mauritian flying fox, pink pigeon, kestrel, cuckoo-shrike, parakeet, bulbul, olive white-eye, grey white-eye and Mauritius fody. The national park has two information centers, and also offers facilities for picnic and trekking.

Île aux Cerfs Island

Also heralded as the deer island, the Île aux Cerfs Island is a famous point of interest located near the eastern coast of Mauritius in the district of Flacq. This island is famous for its sun-kissing sandy beaches, beautiful lagoons and numerous activities to enjoy during your Mauritian trip. A visit to Ile Aux Cerfs is one of the best ways to wash away your blues and enjoy a day relaxing beside the beachside and indulge into some water sport activities.

Port Louis

Established in the year 1735 by Mahe de Labourdonnais, a renowned French governor, Port Louis is the capital and main port of Mauritius. The city has established itself as a famous point of interest and attracts a lot of attention. Surrounded by the Port Louis Moka Range, Port Louis is home to many historic and colonial buildings and other illustrious attractions. The Caudan Waterfront, Mauritian Chinatown, old Port Louis theatre, Port Louis Bazaar, Blue Penny Museum, and Mauritius Stamp Museum are the famous attractions located here.

Grand Bassin

Grand Bassin, popularly known as Ganga Talao is a famous lake situated at an altitude of 600 m in a serene mountainous region on the Savanne district. It is a pious attraction for the people of Hindu faith in Mauritius. Every year on Maha Shivratri, a pilgrimage is performed here in honor of Lord Shiva. There is also a temple dedicated to Lord ShivaFeature Articles, Hanuman and goddess Lakshmi located near the Grand Bassin. The 33 m high Mangal Mahadev (Lord Shiva) statue located here is the highest statue in Mauritius. So people travel to Mauritius to enjoy their Mauritius Honeymoon package.

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