Excursions / Nature / Hug with Nature

Mauritius, a treasure trove of endemic fauna and flora; saved from extinction.

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

Visit this sanctuary of rare Ebony trees, habitat for endangered birds like the Kestrel, Echo Parakeet, and Pink Pigeon with an Eco-Ranger, and plant an endemic sapling or sow seeds.

At “Kaz’alala”, nestled amidst a carved-stone historical cottage, enjoy a traditional-Mauritian cuisine, made of fresh local products.

The day continues to the World of Seashells, a museum whose objective is to sensitize people on the importance of seashells in the food chain and preservation of the marine eco-system.

The next stop is at a recycling plant to learn how used glass bottles are recycled for construction companies and local artisans, supporting the local economy.

Then meet with Francesca in her workshop, where bio-degradable palm plates are made. Some local restaurants have started to collaborate with her to promote sustainable products.

Don't Forget

  • Suncream
  • Sun protection equipment
  • Comfortable shoes

Highlights

Join the “Save the planet” afforestation program of Ebony Forest; and plant an endemic sapling or sow an endemic seed.

Did You Know?

The Black Ebony - the rarest of all, can take up to 200 years to reach a height of 9 metres.