Visit & Tour of Bois Cheri
|Operating Hours||09:00 - 14:00|
|Operating Days||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday|
|Duration||1 hrs 30 mins|
|Transportation||Offered as Supplement|
|Comment||The Bois Cheri estate is open Everyday but the tea factory is closed on Sunday and Public Holidays.|
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
- 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)
Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation 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). 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.
Bois Cheri, South Region
|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)|
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.
|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|