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94% Level of Satisfaction Based on 3 reviews
Location South
Operating Hours 09:00 - 14:00
Operating Days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Duration 1 hrs 30 mins
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment The Bois Cheri estate is open Everyday but the tea factory is closed on Sunday and Public Holidays.
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Overview & Highlights
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Visit & Tour of Bois Chéri - Overview

Enjoy a beautiful visit to Bois Chéri, the biggest tea producer in Mauritius.

Bois Chéri is the first tea plantation in Mauritius and dates back to 1892. Visiting the Bois Chéri Estate is one of the main sites of the Mauritian Tea Route. This is the spot where tea-lovers will get to learn how tea is cultivated, picked and packaged.

You will travel back in history throughout this visit and get a surprising feeling of tranquility. This visit is a must if you are fond of history and tea, ofcourse.

Highlights of this site:

  • Explore the making of local tea Mauritius at the Bois Cheri tea factory
  • Discover the history, stories and tales of the Bois Chéri and the importance of tea productions in Mauritius
  • Learn more about the history of tea in Mauritius during the visit
  • Catch a glimpse of the great panoramic view of the south of the island from Bois Chéri
  • Get to taste different ranges of tea produced by Bois Chéri

What's Included
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What’s Included:

  • Visit & Tour of Bois Chéri - Inclusions
  • A guided tour of the Bois Cheri tea factory
  • Visit to the tea museum
  • Visit to the tea plantation
  • A tea tasting at the chalet (tea & biscuits)

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Transportation & Driver Details
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Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation in Mauritius.

Car Capacities

You can choose from a selection of vehicles types:

Family Car - Up to 4 passengers
6 Seater vehicle - Up to 6 passengers
Minivan - Up to 10 passengers
About the Drivers

All drivers speak fluent English and French (Upon special request we can organize drivers who speak additional languages). The drivers, citizens of Mauritius, will be happy to provide you with information about Mauritius and each of its sights.

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.


Meeting Point & Times
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Meeting Point:

Bois Cheri, South Region 

Start & End times:
Domaine de Bois Chéri  
Operating days : Monday - Saturday (including public holidays)
Operating hours : Monday - Friday 09:00 - 14:00

 

 

Bois Chéri Tea Factory  
Operating hours: Monday - Friday 09.00 - 14.00 & Saturday 09.00 - 11.00 (closed on Sundays & public holidays)
Duration:  The visit can last for approximately 1 - 2  hours
Note: On Wednesdays Only - Tea Factory is operational for tea production 09.00 - 11:00 (see comments)

 


Full Description
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About the Visit & Tour of Bois Chéri

Enjoy a beautiful visit of a tea estate and learn while strolling around about the history of the tea industry on the island. You will also discover the art of tea making and get to taste the purely Mauritian tea towards the end of your visit.

A guide will lead you through the factory and the tea plantation, offering you to discover the history, stories and tales of the Bois Chéri and the importance of tea productions in Mauritius.

After the guided tour of the tea factory, you will visit the tea production museum learning more about the history of tea in Mauritius.

Nowadays Bois Chéri produces a new range of flavored teas, green teas and herbal teas. You may taste them during your visit. Get ready to be amazed by the richness and freshness of the flavours you are about to taste.

The Bois Chéri offers a great panoramic view of the south of the island. Get your camera ready and you would want to take a piece of this marvellous view with you back home.


Comments & Notes
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Note: There will be no money refund or rescheduling in case clients miss out on the tea production at the Bois Cheri Tea Factory.

  • The Bois Cheri Tea Factory is open from Monday to Saturday but operates on Wednesdays only.
  • All guides and clients have access to the first floor of the factory only

Prices
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Visit & Tour of Bois Cheri  
Price per Adult  15 Euros
Price per Child (ages 5-12): 9 Euros
Price per Baby (ages 0-4): Free of charge

 


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When choosing this order option, you will be asked to enter your preferred date for going on the activity as part of the order process. This option will entitle you to reserve and guarantee your place for this activity on a specific preferred time and date that suit you most. Please note that in case you order any activity which takes more than 1 day, the preferred date represents the date on which you would like to start the activity.

(Valid for 3 months)

By ordering an Open Voucher you will be able to choose your preferred date for this activity during a later stage (when you already have full knowledge of the schedule for your trip) and not during the order process. This way you benefit maximum flexibility regarding the date of the desired activity. The open voucher can be used to go on this specific activity during a period of 3 months from the date of its purchase. To learn more about the option of an open voucher, please read our Order & Payment Methods page.

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94% Level of Satisfaction Based on 3 reviews

| reviewed by Ben Roke – Netherlands | November 11, 2019
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| reviewed by Von Wilcke – Germany | August 15, 2019

| reviewed by Christine Ganser – Long Beach Hotel | March 29, 2017
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