Mauritius and The Reunion Island
- Sightseeing as mentioned
- Price per person for a minimum of 2 passengers (on twin sharing basis)
- Accommodation, meals and breakfast as indicated in the itinerary
- Transportation with English speaking driver
Day 1 : Mauritius
Arrive at Mauritius, where you will be meeting to our agent and will be transfer to the Hotel. Check in and take rest at hotel. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 : North Island Tour
After breakfast drive to Port Louis for a visit of the capital via the Citadel & its surrounding area. View the Champ de Mars race course, inaugurated in 1812 it the oldest horse-racing club in the Southern Hemisphere, and one of the oldest in the world. Afterwards drive to Le Caudan Waterfront, with some 170 shops it is a must shopping stop. You will come across a very wide range of products from sports equipment to jewellery and watches, including books & magazines, body care, known brands in swimming and beach gear as well as plenty of gift possibilities & famous international brands. Back to hotel at evening. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Day free
Have your morning breakfast at the hotel. Full day free, explore the beautiful island on your own. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 : South Island Tour
After breakfast, drive to Curepipe. Visit the ship making factory. Shopping at the duty free shops in Floreal. View the scenic town of Curepipe & its surroundings from the extinct crater of Trou aux Cerfs. Afternoon drive through the nature park of Black River & Plaine Champagne to Chamarel village. Stop at Grand Bassin (Ganga Talao) sacred lake dedicated to Lord Shiva view the stunning 108 feet statue of “Mangal Mahadev”. Visit Chamarel The unusual 7 colored earth created by volcanic rocks that cooled at different temperatures, the earths form beautiful patterns of color in the exposed hillsides. View the startlingly beautiful Chamarel waterfalls which emerge from the moors and primeval vegetation. The water tumble from a height of about 83 meters.Back to hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 : Ile Aux Cerfs Island
After breakfast, drive to Trou d’Eau douce for the speedboat transfer to Ile aux Cerfs. The islet with the most beautiful beach and the clearest turquoise water. Free on island. Return back to Trou d’Eau Douce by speedboat. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 : Day free
Morning breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the full day at leisure. You can explore the beautiful island on your own or just relax and chill out at the beach. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
Day 7 : Departure to Reunion Island
Depart for the Reunion Island. Welcome at the St Denis Roland Garros airport and transfer in Coach to hotel. Afternoon Free at hotel.Optional Tour only for hotels in West (with additional cost): At the end of the afternoon, departure for a commented cruise of 1 hour & a Half, with dolphin & whale watching (in season), sailing, and local to admire the sunset colors at sea and on the slopes of the west coast.(Dinner as Optional) & overnight at hotel.
Day 8 : Volcano Tour
After the breakfast at the hotel, departure in direction of Saint-Pierre to the Piton de la Fournaise’smassif, considered as one of the most active volcano of the world (three eruptions year). Born thanks to an important eruption at the South East of the island, 400 000 years ago, now it covers a third of the island area. You reach it to climb back to “Plaine des Cafres”, a cattle-breeding area dotted with a large variety of plants. At Bourg Murat, you take the forest path to the Volcano. Along the road, you won’t miss the numerous viewpoints. First « Nez de Boeuf » an exceptional panorama on the « Rivière des Remparts » a huge canyon witness of the firs caldera caused by the Volcano summit falling down. Next, it’s the amazing discovery of the exceptional lunar landscape of the « Plaine des Sables» born too thanks to the second Volcano falling down. The arrival at Pas de Bellecombe, located at 2311 m of altitude, is surprising : its majesty the « Piton de la Fournaise » stands up in the middle of Fouquet enclosure.Continuation to the most beautiful landscape of the Wild South via La Plaine Des Palmistes, which is still an authentic village with magnificent Creole huts. You will cross Le Pont de La Rivière de l’Est, a wonderful work, which it will take you in Sainte Rose.The discoveries continue with the rivers of lava that crossed the national road several times during the past decades (flow lava in 1977 which destroy many villages but miraculously the Piton Sainte Rose church and the lava flow in 1986 which enlarged the island of 30 hectares). Then you will see the lava flow of 2005, a real natural masterpiece, which had the same trails of the lava flow of January 2002 which swallows up the site la Vierge au Parasol (the Virgin with sunshade) before to jump into the ocean. The lava flow of 2004 keeps an original eruption with the appearance of several cones at sea level. Before to go away from the enclosure, last view on the capricious lava flow of 2001, the lava flow of November 2002 without forget the lava flow of April 2007… Continuation through the forest of BasseVallée for the discovery of one of most delicate and mysterious cultures in the area : Vanilla. You will take a forest trail by 4x4 across the rich coloured woods and sugar canes plantation (sensations and emotions guaranties) where you can discover various endemic plants, some medicinal and sacred ones. You will reach a guesthouse, an authentic paradise at the end of the world. You will savour a traditional Creole lunch during which you will sample the area speciality: Palmist.You will leave this enchanter setting to Cap Méchant where the very rough sea never grow tired to throwover-size geysers to the sky. Return to the hotel at the end of the day crossing different south coast cities (Saint-Joseph, Saint Pierre…) (Dinner as Optional) & overnight at hotel.
Day 9 : Departure
After your breakfast, you can opt for helicopter flight of the island (Optional). Four Different flights available. According to the flight, transfer (collective) to St Denis Roland Garros Airport.
Per Person for 8 Night 9 Day