A journey between sea and land, between luxury and desert: Mauritius, wild nature and mixture of numerous cultures and traditions. Dubai, pomp, astronomical architecture and … desert. Take advantage of this circuit to mix your desire for relaxation with the desire to discover “impossible” skyscrapers and exaggerated pomp. Start relaxing on the charming white beaches of Mont Cho.
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This travel idea is fully customizable
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 in Trou aux Biches
Arrival in Mauritius, transfer to Le Sakoa Boutik Hotel where you will stay for 7 nights. Meeting with the briefing assistant and information about the stay. Free afternoon/evening.
Day 2: Relax on the beach
A day dedicated to pure relaxation basking in the sun on the beach. Take advantage of fresh fruit served under your umbrella or do business by buying souvenirs from local street vendors.
Day 3: Fit in VTT
After a good breakfast, transfer to the east coast to “Le Domaine de l’Etoile” for a mountain bike excursion where fresh air and birdsong welcome cyclists who are passionate about nature.
Possibility to choose different circuits depending on your physical form. Stop for lunch at a typical Mauritian restaurant where a Creole buffet will be served.
In the afternoon stop at the Belle Mare beach to relax and recover from the fatigue of the tour! I’m going back to the hotel.
Day 4: A day of flavours and authentic Mauritian fragrances.
Partenza dall’hotel in direzione di Mahebourg per raggiungere il “Biscottificio Rault” impresa familiare in cui da 140 anni la ricetta dei loro biscotti di manioca è rimasta invariata. Dal 1870 questi particolari biscotti sono entrati a far parte del mercato locale e nel 1908 furono premiati con la medaglia d’argento presso l’Esibizione anglo-francese a Londra. Durante la visita scoprirete la storia, le macchine dell’epoca ancora in uso e le vicissitudini che la famiglia Rault ha dovuto superare per continuare la produzione di questo delizioso prodotto. Degustazione di diversi tipi di biscotti, accompagnati da succhi di frutta e tè.A seguito della visita, partenza in direzione del mercato di Mahebourg in cui i colori di frutti tropicali e le spezie inebrieranno l’aria. Possibilità di degustazione di prodotti tipici locali come samoussa, dholl puri, gateaux piments … Passeggiata sul lungo mare per una pausa fotografica e verso mezzogiorno trasferimento presso il ristornate della casa coloniale “Le Jardin de Beau Vallon” per scoprire un piatto tipicamente mauriziano “farata e i suoi 7 curry”. Rientro in hotel nel pomeriggio.
Day 5: Shopping in Grand Baie
There is no vacation without shopping!
Go to Grand Baie, one of the most touristic cities, where you can find typical local Mauritian products (pashminas, teas, models of handmade sailboats, decorated shells …) and the most famous international brands (Hugo Boss, Armani, Gucci …). Lose yourself in the different shops of the “Sunset Boulevard” or at the new centre “La Croisette”. We advise you to linger in the small local kiosks to taste far, gateaux piments, samoussa or to sip a good sugar cane juice. I’m going back to the hotel.
Day 6: The northern beaches
Set off to discover the most beautiful and renowned beaches of the north coast. In this area of the island, there are several renowned places: we, therefore, recommend visiting, also by bus (it will be an adventure!) Or by taxi, the beach of Mont Choisy, Grand Baie and Pereybere until you reach Cap Malheureux its typical little church with a red roof located by the sea. Don’t forget your camera to capture breathtaking landscapes. Return to the hotel free.
Day 7: Pamper yourself at the island of 2 Cocchi
Ideal time to pamper yourself today!
Departure from the hotel in the morning and arrival at the Blue Bay landing stage where a speedboat will allow you to reach the marvelousisland of 2 coconut trees . On the island you can choose to snorkel in the transparent waters of the marine nature reserve or a tour on the glass bottom boat. Enjoy this idyllic moment also taking advantage of the VIP catering service on the “all inclusive” beach. Seafood and … rum are the order of the day! Return to the hotel in the late afternoon.
Day 8: See you soon Mauritius!
Free day at your leisure.
Check-out from the hotel and transfer to the airport according to your flight schedule to Dubai.
Day 9: Between ancient and modern Dubai
Arrival in Dubai and transfer by minibus to the Citymax Al Barsha hotel where you will stay for 3 nights. Meeting with the local assistant for the briefing and information related to the stay in Dubai.
In the afternoon departure on an excursion with a guide speaking the Italian language for the visit of the city. This fascinating half-day tour offers an overview of the history of Dubai passing among royal palaces, visiting historic buildings with their ancient wind towers, crossing the Dubai Creek with the traditional Abra (water taxi) and exploring the colourful souks of the city.
Return to the hotel in the evening.
Day 10: 4×4 in the desert dunes
Free morning to visit Dubai at your leisure. In the afternoon departure by 4×4 to reach Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. The mysterious desert is the ideal place for a magical and unforgettable evening. Leaving behind the hustle and bustle of the city, trained safari guides will be at the wheel of 4×4 vehicles for an exciting journey on the sand dunes in the deep heart of the reserve. Dinner under the stars at the Bedouin-style camp where grilled meats, fresh salads, delicious desserts and drinks will be served, all accompanied by beautiful belly dance. Return to the hotel late in the evening.