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Full Day Tour

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

Arabic, English

Overview

PAMPLEMOUSSES GARDEN:

Ticket Entrance :

Adult Rs 200

The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanic Garden (sometimes shortened to the SSR Botanic Garden ), commonly known as the Pamplemousses Botanic Garden, is a popular tourist attraction in Pamplemousses, near Port Louis, Mauritius, and the oldest botanical garden in the Southern Hemisphere. Famous for its long pond of giant water lilies ( Victoria amazonica ), the garden was first constructed by Pierre Poivre (1719 – 1786) in 1770, and it covers an area of around 37 hectares (91 acres).

SUGAR MUSEUM:

Prices :

Adult Rs 425

Kid Rs 200

 

The Sugar Museum in Mauritius is one of the most important places in the history of the island country. A visit to the Sugar Museum in Mauritius will help tourists understand how important sugar has been in the history of the country. Tourists can get the unique experience of seeing decades-old machines that were used to extract sugar from sugarcane. There is a botanical garden outside the building and some traveling exhibitions are on display in the sugar museum. Sugar Museum is considered of great importance as it is said that sugar plantation has helped a lot in boosting up Mauritius’s economy. L’Aventure du Sucre helps the guests know about the economic, historical and cultural importance of sugar production in Mauritius.

HISTORY OF SUGAR MUSEUM:

The Sugar Museum in Mauritius is also known as the also known as L’Aventure du Sucre. It is located in the small village of Pamplemousses at the north of the country. The museum is filled with numerous big machinery, vacuum pans, evaporators, cylinders, blenders, and turbines.

The tour to the Sugar Museum takes tourists through an old sugar mill called the  Beau Plan Sugar Estate that has been transformed into a modern museum. The tour to the Sugar Museum starts from the facade of the factory building and goes through the process of production of sugar. This factory was used until the year 1970. This tour will nourish one’s knowledge and will help know the importance of sugar production in the development of Mauritius’s economy. 

The Sugar Museum is for people of all ages. There are two “mascots” to tell children about the history of sugar. The mascots are the mynah bird and the mongoose. They are the most widely found animals on the island. These mascots provide entertainment, ask questions and organize quizzes for children. The museum is open seven days a week and is open from 9 am to 7 pm. The Sugar Museum in Mauritius is for children, lovers of history, and adults looking for some adventure.

L’AVENTURE DU SUCRE TOUR:

The tour to the Sugar Museum takes tourists through an old sugar mill called the  Beau Plan Sugar Estate that has been transformed into a modern museum. The tour to the Sugar Museum starts from the facade of the factory building and goes through the process of production of sugar. This factory was used until the year 1970. The sugar museum is in the Pamplemousses village which is a remote village well known for its botanical gardens like Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden and historical botanical garden. On the L’Aventure du Sucre Tour, one gets to know about the history of sugar plantation in Mauritius and how the manufacturing of sugar helped in boosting up Mauritius’s economy. The total duration of this tour is 2 hours in which guests are welcomed to taste different types of sugar and also the Mauritius rum.

CAP MALHEUREUX:

This small village has a real paradisiac setting with its beach and its fishermen moving about. The area is made of a few private villas and shelters a marine cemetery, a Hindu temple and the famous red-roofed Chapel of Notre-Dame Auxiliatrice, which is found on many postcards and on all tourists’ guides.

 Red Church:

One of the most renowned churches in Mauritius is the Notre Dame Auxiliatrice Chapel, a Roman Catholic Church famous for its vivid red roof against the bright turquoise sea and azure sky.

Located ten minutes from Grand Bay is the small fishing village of Cap Malheureux. It translates to “Unfortunate/Unhappy Cape”, due to the numerous ships, which floundered there in the past.

The Notre Dame Auxiliatrice Church is famous for its lovely red roof, which attracts many curious passers-by and offers a picturesque background for worthy snapshots. This simple chapel was founded in 1938 and is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It is situated ideally at the very northern point of Mauritius, offering breathtaking views of the five northern islets, including Coin de Mire (Gunner’s Quoin).

This Roman Catholic Church draws in a lot of visitors as well as worshippers. On Sunday mornings, many tourists can be found joining the mass. The church, as well as the beach behind the church is a popular spot for newlyweds to have their pictures taken- so it is not uncommon to run into couples here. The beach behind allows you to soak up the sun and enjoy the view, while the kids can play in the white sand and discover aquatic life in the rock pools. Fishermen are also frequently docking, with a fresh catch.

COIN DE MIRE ISLAND:

Coin de Mire is one of the most recognizable elements of the landscape in the North of Mauritius. The island is also one of the best snorkelling and birdwatching sites in the region. As our boat cruises by, take a look at the island’s well preserved rock formations, beautifully sculpted by the skilled hands of Mother Nature. They’re a clear sign of the island’s volcanic origin. Take a break from the tropical heat. Jump into the sea and enjoy a moment of refreshment. How about snorkelling? The crystal clear water will keep no secrets from you, even though it’s about 5 meters deep here. A true snorkeler’s paradise!

Take a look around and enjoy the view. The colours are really as vivid as they seem. Share a bite with the fish. A tiny piece of bread is enough to encourage dozens of them to come close enough for a really nice photo. Share a drink with other guests, watching as the waves stroke the rocky coast of the island. Spend a relaxing moment with your loved ones in the peaceful surrondings of the island’s beautiful coastline. There’s nothing like spending time surrounded by the nature’s finest works of art, so come to Coin de Mire and let the island mesmerize you!

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