Mauritius is a small , cultural island located in the Indian Ocean. On its east is Madagascar, Reunion to the northeast and Seychelles to southeast. It is a year around destination for people who visit here for its pristine blue water beaches, beautiful lagoons, lavish resorts and abundant natural wildlife. Mauritius has been quite popular among the honeymooners for a long time owing to a number of posh beach resorts and laid back atmosphere. The main island of Mauritius is surrounded by several coral reefs and sandy beaches. Among the few best places to visit in Mauritius includes Black River Gorges National Park, Chamarel Waterfall, Le Pouche, Central Market, Belle Marre Beach, Ganga Talao to name a few. Come, experience the blue waters and beautiful diversity of Mauritius with us.
Best time to visit Mauritius
The ideal best time to visit Mauritius is from May to December, when the weather is cool, dry and sunny. This perfect summer weather is ideal for visitors to explore Mauritius at its best.
How to get there
- Air– The fastest way to reach Mauritius is by flight. It has several connecting flights from many cities in India that includes Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, etc. The main airport in Mauritius is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport which is well connected to most of the domestic and international destinations.
- Sea– If you are someone who prefers to travel by sea, then it is a viable option for Mauritius. There are normal and luxurious cruises to Mauritius which take around a week or two to reach.
If you are travelling to Mauritius from India, there are 2 ports from where you can catch a cruise.
I. Mumbai Port
II. Chennai Port.
Listed below are a few of the key attractions in Mauritius that you should not miss.
- Black River Gorges National Park– One of the most beautiful national parks in Mauritius offering rich flora and fauna.
Chamarel Waterfall- Experience this 100m high fall cascading down surrounded by lush greenery.
- Le Pouche– A unique hike offering mesmerizing views of the lush landscape around.
Central Market- Dating back to when Mauritius was under colonial rule, this market is one of the must visit attractions when you are here.
- Belle Marre– White sand beach leading you into a warm sea which is dazzling blue and crystal clear.
- Le Morne Brabant– This UNESCO Heritage site depicts the world symbol of fight of the slaves for survival.