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95% Level of Satisfaction Based on 4 reviews
Location South West
Operating Hours 09:00 - 16:30
Operating Days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Duration 1 hrs
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Location
South West
Operating Hours
09:00 - 16:30
Operating Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Duration
1 hrs
Activity Time
Flexible
Transportation
Offered as Supplement

from 12€

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Overview & Highlights
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Visit & Tour Rhumerie de Chamarel Distillery Overview

The Rhumerie de Chamarel Distillery

Enjoy discovering the Rhumerie de Chamarel. Set in a charming chalet, exhibiting tropical and traditional vibes, The Rhumerie de Chamarel Distillery will have you learn all you need to know about Rum making on paradise island. You will get to enjoy a boozily delicious rum tasting session, discovering the different flavours of rum the distillery manufactures.

Mauritius Attractions offers you to enjoy a visit to the Rhumerie de Chamarel and having a guided tour with one of the experienced guides who will take you behind the scenes to provide a detailed explanation of the rum making process while you visit the distillery. This activity lets you choose from 2 options. You can enjoy a quaint visit and rum tasting or you can choose the second option which would enable you to have a delicious lunch as well as a visit and rum tasting.

Highlights of this site:

  • Enjoy a the warmth and authenticity of the Rhumerie de Chamarel Distillery
  • Experience a guided visit of the distillery
  • Enjoy a delicious and boozy rum tasting session
  • Discover the exclusive Rum making process with sugar cane
  • Get the opportunity to try the selection of the agricultural Rums produced by the distillery
  • Optional Exquisite lunch at the Restaurant

What's Included
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The Visit includes:

  • Visit of the Rhumerie de Chamarel Distillery
  • Guided Tour of Rhumerie de Chamarel
  • The Sugar Cane Spirit Shop
  • Rum tasting
  • Optional: Lunch at the L’Alchimiste restaurant

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Meeting Point & Times
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Meeting Point:

Chamarel, South Region

Start & End times:
Start & End times: 09:00 - 16:30
Duration: The visit will be for approximately for  1 hour, the guided tour last for approximately 30-40 minutes 
  The tour is offered every day except Sunday

 


Full Description
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About the Visit & Tour of the Rhumerie de Chamarel Distillery

Rhumerie de Chamarel was designed to provide a holistic tourism experience to guests. As a visitor of the Rum Distillery you can marvel at its unique design which blends harmoniously with the spectacular surroundings where wood, natural stone and water provide a sense of communion with nature.

The standard package would get you to enjoy a visit of the distillery and rum tasting. Should you want to take this experience a notch up the culinary ladder, you can go for the optional lunch at the restaurant to feast on some local dishes made from the freshest ingredients.

Guided Tour of Rhumerie de Chamarel

Mauritius Attractions offers you to enjoy a visit to the Rhumerie de Chamarel and have a guided tour with one of the experienced guides who will take you behind the scenes to provide a detailed explanation of the rum making process while you visit the distillery.

As part of the tour of the Rum Distillery, you will discover the exclusive Rum making process where all the sugar cane plants are carefully selected and grown at the domain. At maturity, the sugarcane plants are carefully handpicked and rapidly transported for further selection in order to obtain the purest juice extracts. Their unique fermentation techniques ensure the finest aromas and enhance their specific flavors.

For your maximum convenience the Rhumerie de Chamarel distillery tour is done in either English or French at the duration of the tour is of about 30 to 40 minutes.

Rum tasting

One of the highlights of the distillery’s guided tour is definitely the Rum tasting. At the end of the tour, unique rum tastings are offered where one can try the selection of the agricultural Rums produced by the distillery. As opposed to the traditional rum produced by the distillation of molasses, the agricultural rum is obtained by distilling pure cane juice, a process which gives it its specific aromas and flavors.

As part of the rum tasting you will be invited to sample a selection of rums such as the: White Rum, Coeur de Chauffe, Chamarel Liquors, Exotic- Flavoured Rums and the Old Rum.

About the Rum of Rhumerie de Chamarel

The highlight of the whole process for the rum making at Rhumerie de Chamarel is to ensure a High Quality “Eco-Friendly” agricultural Rum. From the growing, harvest, fermentation and sophisticated distilling process, all is done so that the distillery can pride itself on the quality of its rum, achieved by distilling the fresh, fermented cane juice rather than that obtained from molasses.

Aligned with the concept of sustainable development, the distillery puts emphasis on its environmental efforts on recycling – ‘nothing goes to waste’ approach. Indeed, the bagasse, the fibrous residue remaining after juice extraction is collected and turned into energy, the industrial fumes are cleared before being released into the air, the ashes are spread in the fields to act as fertilizers and the steam retrieved from the process is used to water the gardens.

In addition to the visit of the Rum Distillery, you can also enjoy visiting

  • The Sugar Cane Spirit Shop - an opportunity to buy authentic and elegant products such as local Rum produced at the distillery, as well as typical Mauritian Crafts, jewels and exclusive line of clothes created by the Rhumerie.
  • Restaurant L’Alchimiste - a unique cuisine, prepared with local products sourced from the estate itself. Surrounded by a tropical luxuriant flora, overlooking the plantations and mountains, here you can relish the perfect subtle cuisine with exotic delicacies such as palm heart or dishes featuring deer and wild pig, enhanced with fine wines imported from France and the main continents.

Food & Beverages
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L’Alchimiste Restaurant - Lunch Menu

As part of this visit to the Rhumerie de Chamarel, we offer you to enjoy a delicious 3-course a la carte lunch and a unique dining experience at the beautiful L’Alchimiste restaurant. L’Alchimiste specializes in a unique cuisine, prepared with local products sourced from the estate itself.

Your lunch includes :

  • Chamarel Ti-Punch
  • Starter
  • Any main course and
  • Dessert
  • Coffee, ½ water and 1 Drink per person

You can choose a starter, main course and dessert from the A la Carte menu detailed here below:


Comments & Notes
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  • Children (up to 12 years old) have to be accompanied by their parents and rum tasting is not included

Prices
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Option 1: Visit + Rum Tasting Only  
Price per Adult 12 Euros
Price per Child (5-12) 6 Euros

 

Option 2: Visit + Rum Tasting + Lunch  
Price per Adult 38 Euros
Price per Child (5-12) 19 Euros

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(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.

Reviews
95% Level of Satisfaction Based on 4 reviews

| reviewed by Elsabe Pienaar – South Africa | December 14, 2019
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Nice outing!


| reviewed by Morison Julie – Seychelles | August 15, 2019
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They made necessary arrangements very fast. Their availability and could even help you locate the landmark or site of the planned activity.


| reviewed by David Schydlitsch – United Kingdom | July 30, 2017

Easy to book and quick response


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