Excursions / Culture / Colourful South

The South, an insight into the diversity of Mauritian Scenery

FULL DAY *** INCLUDED • Transfer • Guide • Lunch • Entrance Fees

A stop at Trou-Aux-Cerfs, dormant volcanic crater with its 360° panoramic view, starts the day. A drive through the forest of the island’s interior, will take you to ‘Ganga Talao’ sacred lake. Further down the Black River Gorges National Park you will reach a local restaurant with a breathtaking view over the coastline. Continue to Chamarel with its magnificent waterfall and unique 7 coloured Earth, evidence of a Geological phenomenon.

On the return journey, the impressive view is dominated by Le Morne mountain and Ile aux Benitiers.

The Chamarel region is known for its lush vegetation and rainy climate. Bring an umbrella or raincoat, light jumper during local winter period.

Don't Forget

  • Mosquito repellent
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sun protection


Discover the most famous pilgrimage sites in Mauritius and admire the unique seven-coloured earths of Chamarel.

Did You Know?

One of the biggest statues of Shiva in the world is found at the “Ganga Talao” and it is 33 metres high.