Mauritius North Tour (Private Tour)
|Operating Days||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday|
|Activity Time||09:00 - 17:00|
|Transportation||Included in price|
|Comment||As this is a private trip, we can customize the tour route and times as per your preferences|
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Mauritius North Tour (Private Tour) - Overview
Mauritius Attractions brings you the opportunity to discover the Northern part of Mauritius and its many sights. This is a private tour so you get a private vehicle which includes both pick up and drop off. Discover the renowned SSR botanical gardens Mauritius is famous for, the famed Caudan waterfront, the capital city of the island, go on a fun and educational tour of a sugar estate and many more!
To be noted that you may buy many gifts for your close ones during the tour, since you will stop at a few places where you can shop for souvenirs and other items. The Northern part of Mauritius is a delight for tourists as you will enjoy all the lovely attractions to the fullest. It is buzzing with life and a real gem aligning historical sites and modern facilities.
Highlights of the Mauritius North Tour (Private Tour):
- Full Day Tour (8 hours) of Key Sites in the North of Mauritius
- Pick up and drop off from any hotel or place of accommodation in Mauritius
- Discover one of the oldest botanical gardens in the southern hemisphere
- Visit the iconic city of Mauritius - Port Louis, for a historical and cultural journey
- Shop at the best shopping spots for souvenirs and artisanal products
- Optional - Enjoy a delicious lunch (choice of 3 menus to choose from)
Mauritius North Tour (Private Tour) includes:
- Mauritius National Botanical garden
- Visit and tour of the Sugar estate & Museum at L’Aventure Du Sucre
- Visit of the city of Port Louis – The Capital of Mauritius
- Port Louis’ waterfront area including Caudan Shopping complex
- Port Louis main market
- Port Louis craft market
- Fort Adelaide Port Louis (aka La Citadelle)
- Private transport with driver throughout the day
- Pick up and drop off from any hotel/ place of accommodation anywhere in Mauritius
- Lunch is optional (at a supplement)
Transport is included in this package and includes pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation anywhere in Mauritius
You can choose from a selection of vehicles types:
All drivers speak fluent English and French (Upon special request we can organize drivers who speak additional languages).
All drivers are very professional, time efficient and friendly. There is high emphasis on being always on time and providing reliable devoted service to customers.
Your Hotel / Place of accommodation anywhere in Mauritius
|Duration:||The duration of the private North tour is 8 hours|
|This private tour is offered everyday except on Sundays & Public Holidays|
|Departure time:||9:00 from your hotel / place of accommodation|
|Return time:||17:00 back to your hotel / place of accommodation|
- Pick Up from your place of accommodation at 09.00 A.M.
- Visit of Mauritius National Botanical Garden
- Visit of Sugar estate and Museum
- Optional: Enjoy a sumptuous lunch at Le Fangourin, the restaurant at L’Aventure Du Sucre Sugar Estate.
- Visit and Tour of Port Louis
- Visit of Port Louis Waterfront
- Visit of Le Caudan Waterfront shopping complex
- Visit of The craft market
- Visit of Port Louis central market
- Visit of Fort Adelaide (also known as La Citadelle)
- Drop off at your place of accommodation at 05.00 P.M.
About the Private Tour in the North of Mauritius
Get ready to explore the most amazing sites in the north of the island. From the city of Port-Louis, where battles were fought in the past and where the first developments were done under French and British occupation to the SSR Botanical Garden where endemic plants can be spotted, this tour offers a full trip along memory lane brushed with some scenic nature views.
Visit the SSR Botanical Garden: The botanical garden is home to an incredible variety of tropical plants, many of them indigenous. The Botanical Garden is one of the most visited sights in Mauritius. It was first opened as a private garden by the French governor of Mauritius nearly 300 years ago. The botanical garden stretches over endless acres of land and it can take you more than a week to cover the whole garden. The Botanical Garden is populated with more than 650 varieties of plants among which are the famous Baobabs, the palmier bouteille, the ineluctable giant water lilies, dozens of medicinal plants, 85 different varieties of palms, a big spice garden and many more.
L’Aventure Du Sucre Sugar estate & Museum: The Sugar estate and Museum located at the North West of Mauritius stretches over 5000 square meters. In the estate you will discover the key part of sugar in the history of Mauritius. You will also learn about local tales and stories on the sugar industry in Mauritius and its importance. As part of the sugar estate tour you can see a selection of videos and films on many sugar related subjects. Also, you will have the opportunity to shop at the on-site boutique.
Be sure not to miss this great opportunity to enjoy the discovery and purchase unique-local made special sugars, and also the very famous locally made Mauritian rum!
Visit and Tour of Port Louis. Enjoy a visit to Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius. Port Louis is Mauritius' largest city and the economic and administrative center of the island. Right off the main square you can stroll beside the palm-lined Place d'Armes. You can see some wonderful French colonial buildings, especially the Government House and the Municipal Theater. You will have free time to visit Port Louis Waterfront and the Le Caudan Waterfront shopping complex. The bustling Port Louis Waterfront offers exciting shopping and entertainment venues intermingled with world-class hotels and restaurants overlooking the Port Louis Harbor. The waterfront area has become an essential site of the tourism and cultural life in Mauritius.
The craft market in particular is a hive of activity with wonderful ambiance where you are sure to find a lot of souvenirs for the family back home.
Another place to visit is the Port Louis central market – the market is a fun place to visit and the ideal place to find many locally made products, textiles, Mauritian spices, fruits and many souvenirs for very cheap prices. In your free time you can stroll the city streets and see several sightseeing attractions such as: The Anglican and Catholic cathedrals, the main city Mosque, Chinatown, the Supreme Court house, the 18th century Barracks and the Natural History Museum (free entry).
Fort Adelaide (also known as La Citadelle) was built in a very strategic location on higher lands of Port Louis at 240 feet above sea level. The construction of Fort Adelaide started in 1832 and completed after almost ten years. Fort Adelaide offers a vast panoramic views of Port-Louis and its harbour. The British built this fortress in fear of a civil war from the remaining French settlers on the island and also for the purpose of guarding the harbor against enemy attacks. A ride uphill to Fort Adelaide, guarantees breathtaking views of Port Louis and of the mountain range surrounding Port Louis.
As part of this tour, you can opt to enjoy a delicious lunch and a unique dining experience at the beautiful Fangourin restaurant situated inside L’Aventure du Sucre sugar estate. With its perfectly preserved vegetation, its picturesque pond with lush greenery and geese, the restaurant offers a stress free environment conducive to relaxation. The Fangourin cuisine is inspired from unique flavors while maintaining a rich Mauritian culinary heritage. The restaurant quickly became renowned thanks to its unique setting and colorful and gourmet cuisine.
You have the freedom to choose from 3 possible set menus:
The Transportation prices are Per Vehicle (and not per person). You can choose the vehicle type according to the number of passengers in your group.
|Private Daily Tour in a family Car (for up to 4 people):||79 Euro|
|Private Daily Tour in a 6 Seater vehicle (for up to 6 people):||89 Euro|
|Private Daily Tour in a Minivan (up to 12 people):||115 Euro|
The above transportation prices are per vehicle and not per person
Entry Tickets Packages (includes entry tickets to all the sights as part of this tour):
|Price per Adult:||23 Euro|
|Price per Child (ages 4-12):||15 Euro|
|Price per Baby (ages 0-3):||Free of charge|
The prices of the entry tickets packages are special discounted prices.
Total Tour Price Per Person: Private Transportation and Entry Tickets to all the sights
|Number of Participants||Total Price||Price Per Person|
|2 Adults||125 Euro||63 Euro|
|4 Adults||171 Euro||43 Euro|
|6 Adults||227 Euro||38 Euro|
|12 Adults||385 Euro||32 Euro|
|2 Adults + 2 Children||155 Euro||39 Euro|
|Menu A:||29 Euro /person|
|Menu B:||29 Euro /person|
|Menu C:||29 Euro /person|
|Children Menu:||8 Euro /child|
Very good advice given by our driver at each location.
Special regards for the driver. He was an excellent guide. His knowledge about the tour was very good, and he had an excellent sense of humor as well.