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Mauritius City Tour – *All Inclusive

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Duration

Full Day

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Tour

Private

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Languages

en

Overview

If you would like to know more about the local culture, Port Louis is the place to be.
Founded in 1735 during the French colonial period, the city’s foundation was laid and pioneered by then Governor Bertrand Francois Mahé de La Bourdonnais, giving the island its focal point for immigration and commerce. Today, the bustling city retains most if not all of its historic roots and continues to be the hub of government and business.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit the capital city of Port-Louis, meet with the friendly locals and try the delicious streetfoods of Mauritius.
  • Price: 2 Adults € 210 (Private Car)
  • Children age 11 + pay the same price as Adult.
  • Children below 6 years of age enjoy the experience for free.

Itinerary

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Visit - Kwan Tee Pagoda
The Kwan Tee Pagoda is the oldest in the Southern Hemisphere and the oldest on the Island. Its construction and location reflects the principles of spirituality and is an oasis of peace & tranquility though located in the busy capital city of Port-Louis. The pagoda is nestled in a majestic piece of land with beautiful gardens full of coconut trees and a few seasonal fruit trees.
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Explore - Central market of Port-Louis
The market atmosphere will boast a local experience for visitors. It’s a fantastic day out for everyone where over 400 vendors sell all manner of goods and crafts, from organic fruits and vegetables to products from local farmers. Our guide will take you in the labyrinth of alleyways and sidewalks where you can easily pick up a souvenir, treat yourself to some delicious street food and sip on an Alouda at one of the street-side vendors.
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Shop at - Caudan Waterfront
Stroll along the waterfront and take in the view alongside the capital’s harbor, admire artists at work in the beautiful alleys, pop into the arcades and shops and indulge in some shopping for gifts, jewelry or branded clothing for yourself or your loved ones.
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Visit - The Blue Penny Museum
Take a short walk away from Caudan Waterfornt to the other side of the harbor and discover the unique historical tale of how the island and this city’s life all began. The Blue Penny Museum and Appravasi Ghat are internationally recognized as two sites of UNESCO World Heritage Importance and are dedicated to the history of the island and its cultures. In the museum, you will observe and discover preserved artifacts, factual literature and art. But it doesn’t stop there. A special treat, especially for those fond of stamps, are two of the most expensive collective stamps in the world! – The Penny Blue and Penny Red.
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Visit - Aapravasi Ghat
The Appravsi Ghat depicts a historical tale of the first place of landing and depot for immigration controlled by the colonial British government in 1849. It has played a pivotal role in the Mauritian history, as it is from this very instance that the Mauritian population became more diverse than ever. Stroll through the memories area that showcases several historical images and displays that reflect the past history of the Indian immigration.
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Explore - China Town
Let’s take a walk to China Town, a wonderful opportunity to discover more about the Chinese culture that still reflects the past history of Mauritius, with small shops selling groceries and old buildings that represent their impressive history on the island. However, visitors will not see any playful pandas, but they can definitely feast on some tasty local street food as well as several varieties of homemade Chinese cakes.
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Cooking session & Lunch at a Street Vendor's Home
Let’s head over to one of the most famous street vendors’ home to experience a short cooking session on how the traditional Dholl Puri is made. After a brief introduction from the local chef, visitors will have the opportunity to join in, prepare and taste the flatbread that is served together with butter beans curry and a nice Mauritian Rougaille (homemade tomato puree) and chili.
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Visit - Tian Tan Pagoda, Maha Kali Mandhil & Monumental Shrine of Marie Rene De La Paix
The next stops will be short visits to three of the most popular religious sites in Port Louis. The Tian Tan Pagoda, the temple of Maha Kali Mandhil (Hindu), and the Monumental Shrine of Marie Rene De La Paix, which offers wonderful panoramic views of the city.
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Visit - La Citadelle
Rested on a hill, the fort was built in the 19th century as a lookout point against any form of foreign invasion to the island and city of Port Louis. The cannons (decommissioned) have remained to add to the attraction; they make a perfect backdrop for some great photo souvenirs.

Included

  • Traditional Mauritian Lunch
  • Private Transportation
  • All Fees & Taxes
  • Specialized bilingual guide
  • Entry tickets - Blue Penny Museum

Tour's Location

FAQs

Where will be the departure point for this tour?
Unwind Mauritius offers Pick up from any locations in Mauritius :)
You will have the option to update your hotel/Address on the booking page and our chauffeur guide will pick you up from your location on the chosen dates.
What time does this tour starts?
This tour starts at 08:30 am and our guide will meet you in the hotel lobby.
What shall I bring for this tour?
On this tour we will show you some of the most beautiful spots in the capital city of Port Louis. Our tour expert reccommends to wear a pair of casual shoes and to bring:
A camera for some awesome photos souvenir
A pair of sunglasses
A hat and you can use a sun cream as it gets quite hot sometimes in the city.

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