Mauritius South Tour
Start your Journey by
visiting the Hypermarket of Continent of Shopping.
the delights of the south of Mauritius starting with a sight visit at
"trou aux cerfs" huge, natural volcanic crater formed millions of years
ago. then we take you to the mysterious and enchanting "grand bassin" a
sacred lake hidden high in the island's mountain together with the nearby
natural reservoir of mare aux vacoas. afterwards you can travel for the
breathtaking view of the west coast from a viewpoint among the clouds.
also you can admire the chamarel waterfalls.
The principal residential city of Mauritius is situated
in the centre of the Island and is also known as the city of lights. Among
its numerous features are excellent restaurants and shops.
Also situated on high grounds with a
rather cool and humid climate, you can visit the "Trou aux cerfs", a
dormant volcano of 85 meters deep and a width of more than 200 meters
where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the island among the
Situated in the district of Savanna and
very near our largest domestic water reservoir "Mare aux Vacoas", Grand
Bassin is a natural lake occuping the crater of an extinct volcano. Every
year, about 400,000 Hindus dressed in white make a pilgrimage to the
sacred lake, Ganga Talao, to celebrate Maha Shivaratree.
Unique in the world is the
coloured dunes of Chamarel. This fascinating natural phenomenon is of
volcanic origin. In fact this is volcanic powder caused through erosion.
Considered as one of the wonders of our Island, Chamarel village is
composed of various myths and legends where slaves used to hide at
Chamarel is also a dream world for anyone
wanting to find primitive vegetation near the waterfalls, which once
covered the whole Island. The little village of Chamarel is also well
known for its coffee plantations and the palm plantations in its deer
reserve. Chamarel falls are not far away, the water falls into a huge
basin, surrounded by lust greenery.