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The North, a glimpse of the Cultural Heritage of Mauritius

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

This trip goes through Cap-Malheureux, village in the north, dominated by the famous red roofed Church offering a splendid view over Gunner’s Quoin and the northern islands. A drive through Grand-Bay leads to Pamplemousses Botanical Gardens.

Enjoy a traditional lunch at ‘’Sugar World’’, situated on an authentic Sugar Factory turned into a museum which explores the history of sugarcane on the island.

The trip continues to the Blue Penny Museum – which displays the famous Post Office stamps of 1847. The local Port-Louis market is a must for a glimpse of a colourful cross-section of the Mauritian local life.

Don't Forget

  • Mosquito repellent
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sun protection

Highlights

The Samadhi, funeral shrine of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam (Father of the Nation), is found at Pamplemousses Botanical Gardens.

Did You Know?

Sugarcane, which is a primary source of renewable energy, acts as a carbon sink, thanks to its increased capacity to absorb CO2 and restore oxygen.