Uncover the Hidden Gems of Mauritius: A 9-Day Itinerary

Author: Nidhi Sood on Jan 19,2023

From picturesque villages, beautiful beaches, and historical sites to its lush gardens, marine parks, and world heritage sites, the tour offers the opportunity to explore the best of Mauritius and promises an unforgettable experience full of luxury and adventure. 

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Paradise

Arrive at a luxury resort upon arrival at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport. You will be greeted by your private guide and be transferred to your luxury resort in the north of the island. The drive will take approximately 1 hour and allow you to catch a glimpse of the island's lush greenery and vibrant culture of Mauritius. Spend the evening at leisure. 

Day 2: Discover the North

Start your journey by visiting the picturesque village of Grand Bay, known for its vibrant atmosphere and delicious seafood. Take time to wander the streets, shop, and indulge in local specialties. After lunch, you will visit Cap Malheureux, a small fishing village famous for its red-roofed church and beautiful beach. Wander along the sandy shores of Cap Malheureux and take in the fantastic views of the Indian Ocean. Afterward, immerse yourself in the lush beauty of Pamplemousses Garden, home to a wide variety of tropical plants and trees, including giant water lilies and many species of birds. After a day of exploring the natural wonders, head back to the resort for a delicious dinner.

Day 3: Rejuvenate and Relax

Today is all about relaxation and rejuvenation. After breakfast, spend the day at the resort's spa, where you can indulge in various treatments such as massages, facials, and body wraps. Allow yourself to be pampered by experienced therapists and leave feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. You can also take the time to enjoy the resort's facilities, such as swimming pools, tennis courts, and golf courses. End the day with a delicious lunch and dinner at the resort.

Day 4: Discover the South

After breakfast, you will travel to discover the island's south. The drive will take approximately 2 hours, during which you will see the island's diverse landscapes, including sugarcane fields and mountains. Your first stop will be the historic town of Mahbourg, known for its colonial architecture and naval museum. Stroll through the streets and learn about the island's rich history. Next, you will visit Blue Bay, a marine park and popular snorkeling spot. Dive into the pristine waters of Blue Bay and uncover a world of vibrant marine life. From colorful fish to fascinating coral reefs, this spot offers a snorkeling and swimming experience like no other. After a day of exploring the underwater world, head back to the resort for a delicious dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 5: Island Hopping

Take a boat trip to the beautiful Ile aux Cerfs. The island offers water activities like parasailing, jet skiing, and kite surfing. Get your adrenaline pumping with an exclusive adventure of sea-trekking, a unique underwater walking experience, where you will walk on the ocean floor, explore the coral reef and come face-to-face with the colorful fishes. After an exciting day, indulge in a delicious lunch on the island and return to the resort in the evening for dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 6: Explore the East

Start your day with breakfast at the resort before heading out to discover the island's east. The drive will take approximately 1.5 hours. Your first stop will be the Natural Reserve of Ile aux Aigles, home to various bird species. Take a walk through the reserve and spot different species of birds. Next, visit Trou d'Argent Beach, known for its clear waters and coral reefs. This is a perfect spot for swimming, snorkeling, or lounging on the white sandy beach. The Trou d'Argent Beach is a tropical oasis surrounded by lush greenery and crystal-clear waters, making it the perfect place to unwind and soak up the sun. After a relaxing day, head back to the resort for a delicious dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 7: World Heritage Adventure

After breakfast, you will head to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Le Morne, a mountain with rich cultural and historical significance. Take a guided hike to the top of the hill and enjoy breathtaking views of the island. Once you reach the summit, enjoy a picnic lunch at the foot of the mountain. After lunch, return to the resort for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 8: Walk with the lions at Casela World of Adventures

Embark on an adventure like no other as you enter the magical world of Casela World of Adventures, home to an array of exotic animals and thrilling activities that will take your breath away. Strap on your helmet, go on a quad bike safari, and spot zebras, ostriches, impalas, and kudus. Feel the adrenaline rush as you ride on a camel and fly down the island's longest ziplines. Climb the Via Ferrata before clipping into the canyon swing, tour the park on a Segway and join the staff on a stroll through fields full of cheetahs, lions, and tigers. With so much to do and see, this is a day you'll never forget. 

Day 9: Farewell to Paradise

Sadly, it's time to bid farewell to this beautiful island. After breakfast, get a private transfer to the airport for your flight back home. But the memories of this luxury Mauritius itinerary will stay with you forever. The island's stunning landscapes, rich culture, and warm hospitality will always hold a special place in your heart.

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