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Romance in a mix of adventure and strong emotions. Pamper yourself on the coral beaches of Mauritius, discover its secrets and its flavours… Go for a free discovery of the island of La Réunion with its breathtaking landscapes and endless adventures. crystalline and active volcanoes are the order of the day.

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This itinerary was imagined by our local agent with only one idea in mind: to inspire you. Each element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from the duration to the type of accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival at Pointes-aux-piments

Arrival in Mauritius, transfer to Pointes-aux-Piments at Le Meridien Hotel where you will stay for 7 nights. Meeting with the briefing assistant and information about the stay. Free afternoon/evening. 

– Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2: Pampering at the hotel

After a long and tiring journey, let yourself be pampered by the staff of your hotel with a few drinks of fresh fruit or an energizing massage at the Spa. Free day at your leisure. 

– Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: A blast from the past

Departure to the Castle de Labourdonnais. Visit of this magnificent and ancient property. 

Continue on to the Pamplemousses botanical garden, the most important garden in the southern hemisphere. Continuation towards Port Louis, where we will follow the historical traces with the visit to the fort of the Citadel on the hills of the Capital, crossing Place d’Armes, admiring the Hotel de la Ville and the typical structures of Port Louis. The route continues towards the Tien Than and Marie Reine de la Paix pagodas, a very important place for the Christian population. 

Free lunch. Stop to visit the central market: souvenirs, fruit and vegetables, after having crossed the Caudan Waterfront doing some shopping. Return to the hotel in the afternoon. 

– Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: The colours of the catamaran sunset

What could be better than going out to sea at sunset to admire the island of Mauritius in all its beauty ?! In the late afternoon, you will board a catamaran for a convivial ride out to sea from the north to the west coast of the island to take advantage of the magnificent colours of the sunset. You will be accompanied on board by a Mauritian aperitif with tasty appetizers and cocktails. 

– Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5: Free day

It is not possible to travel without doing good shopping! Free day for shopping, leisure and/or rest. 

– Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6: Cycling in Mauritius

This walk can be considered a tribute to the sugar industry whose imprint is clearly visible in the landscapes and history of the island. In fact, the walk that starts at the Museum of L’Aventure du Sucre takes us through the many paths of sugar cane fields to the magnificent Mauricia domain and the majestic avenue of ancient trees. Our tour continues, always through the fields, taking a short break to admire a splendid view of the “Le Pouce” and Pieter Both mountain chain, as well as the northern islands. Let’s take the road towards the abandoned factory Mount, then towards the house colonial town of Villebague, former home of Mahe La Bourdonnais for a picnic in the gardens. On the way back we walk along the beautiful Lemon River, before regaining strength around a delicious tea at home that will give us a warm welcome. We then begin a short walk in the historic district of Pamplemousses (Church of San Francesco, presbytery, ancient cemetery, slave pool or the inevitable Botanical Garden). The day ends with Sugar Adventure, where a visit to the museum is highly recommended. these walks, human encounters and cultural exchanges are made in all simplicity, often around typically Mauritian culinary specialities.

– Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7: The colours of the South

Departure for our “Island Tour” with a guide speaking the Italian language. Arrival in Grand Bassin at the sacred lake and at the most renowned Hindu Temple on the island. Transfer to Bois Cheri where you will visit the tea factory, its museum and time to relax at the chalet inside the plantations for a tasting of the different types of flavoured local tea. Stop at the observation point of “Gorges de la Rivière Noire”, the island’s national park for photographs of the beautiful landscape. Arrival at the Rumar of Chamarel, visit tasting of the various types of rum and lunch at the gastronomic restaurant of the rumours. After lunch, continue to Chamarel with its waterfalls and the geological phenomenon of the land of seven colours. Return to the hotel. 

– Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8: Goodbye Mauritius and … welcome to La Réunion!

Free day at your leisure. 

Check-out from the hotel and transfer to the airport according to your flight schedule to La Réunion. 

Arrival at St. Denis airport, meeting with the rent a car staff to recover your vehicle and … off for a new adventure! 

Arrival in St Leu at the Ilhoa hotel where you will stay for 3 nights. Free evening. 

– Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9: Adventure in the living waters

What’s better than an early morning kayaking adventure? After breakfast at the hotel, departure towards the east coast of the island. Arrival in St Benoit, meeting for briefing and preparation of the material for Kayaking. Activities reserved for sports enthusiasts and thrill-seekers, this activity will allow you to descend waterfalls from 1 to 3 meters high. No special sports training is needed, just love the adventure! Free lunch. Returning from St Benoit, we recommend following the coastal road south to admire the different landscapes and reach the south coast between Bois Blanc and Tremblet where you can closely observe the remains of the last lava flows coming down from the Piton de la Fournaise reaching the sea. Possibility to visit the lava tunnels.

I’m going back to the hotel. Evening at your leisure. 

– Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10: Sunset on the fly

After a good breakfast, take advantage of a discovery tour. Starting from your hotel, follow the coastal road heading towards the interior of the island until you reach Piton Maido, an observation point at 2,190 meters above sea level. Admire the wonderful panorama of the Cirques de Mafate, St Lazies and Cilaos. After this fabulous stop, head to the north / west coast for a dip at the beach of St Gilles Les Bains. And … to end your evening with a touch of romance, go before sunset to Eperon, where a helicopter will wait for you to fly over the north-west coast of la Réunion (the beach of Boucan Canot, the port of St Gilles and the lagoon de l’Ermitage). Do not miss !!! Return to the hotel free evening. 

– Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11: End of the program

Breakfast at the hotel and according to your flight schedule, check-out from the hotel and transfer to the airport with your rental car. 

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