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Vacation Style Holiday TypeDiscovery, Family, Guided Tours, History
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Large Group
Places you will visit:
- Tea Factory & Saint Aubin Rhumerie
- Gris Gris
- La Vanille Nature Park
Entry tickets cost as follows:
➊ La Vanille Nature Park- 500 MUR PER ADULT / 270 MUR PER CHILD (3 to 12 yrs)
➋ Tea Factory- 525 MUR PER ADULT / 250 MUR PER CHILD (3 to 12 yrs)
➌ Saint Aubin Rhumerie- 525 MUR PER ADULT / 250 MUR PER CHILD (3 to 12 yrs)
We can handle your tickets. Contact us for more information.
For more information, please go to FAQs & Reviews.
- Pick up and drop off from any hotel/place of accommodation anywhere in Mauritius
- Full transportation to all the places
- A personal driver guide
- A free water bottle is provided
- Entry tickets and activities fees are not included in the transportation price.
- Lunch is not included in the fees. You can ask our driver for a resto based on your taste and he can suggest you one. Feel free to request any resto of your choice along the way. You will always have the final word, of course!
Tea Route: Tea Factory & Saint Aubin Rhumerie
The Tea Route or the Tea Factory is a gastronomic and cultural route, aiming to show different facets of a colonial and traditional Mauritius. You will start with a guided visit to The Bois Cheri Tea Factory. It is the first and biggest tea producer in Mauritius. It has been operating since 1892. You will discover the history of tea while visiting the tea production museum. The factory produces a large variety of flavoured teas, green teas and herbal teas. After the factory tour, you will carry on and go to the Chalet, where you will discover and taste the teas. The next step is the Saint Aubin house and its Rhumerie. It was built in 1819 and it was home to several managers of the sugar estate. It is also where you will visit the Vanilla house and learn about the cultivation of the plant. You will visit the Rum house and this is where the fun begins! You will taste different kind of rums and sugar cane juice. It is definitely a well worth visit.
Gris Gris is an interesting natural sight when the waves crash against the shoreline with ferocious intensity. You can stand above the rugged cliffs and might even feel spray from below. The winds are often so high that any nearby trees grow with a bent angle. The wind and the waves- the perfect blend of these two make this place just awesome. The sound of the waves and the winds will stay in your sub conscious for long…
La Vanille Nature Park
La Vanille Nature Park is an idyllic and stunning park of lush tropical vegetation covering 5 hectares. Enjoy the unforgettable experience of walking amongst the largest group of captive-bred giant Aldabra tortoises in the world. The park has more than 1000 tortoises in the park, in addition to 2000 Nile Crocodiles as well as a variety of other animals such as monkeys, iguanas, bats, deer, geckos, eels, wild boar and more… You can also visit the Insectarium with more than 23,000 specimens, an aquarium and fossil museum. A petting farm and pony rides are now available.
* The crocodiles feeding is done everyday.
Duration of the visit: 2-3 hours
The excursion is available daily and lasts for about 8 hours
You can choose to leave your place of accommodation between 8.30 – 10.00. Want to leave earlier or later? Contact us.
Our drivers/guides speak English, French, Creole, and Hindi. For other languages, contact us.
Pay directly to the driver in MUR, EUR or USD or pay online securely using PayPal.
- You can now pay with PayPal using your credit card even if you do not have a PayPal account.
Yes. The baby seat is free for customers who require it. To add it to your selection, please click on “more options” when you are checking out. Then you can tick on the baby seat checkbox.
No. We provide private tours only. The vehicle will be exclusively yours for the whole day.
Your driver will pick you up at your provided place of accommodation.
You will receive your driver’s contact details via email the day you book for the activity. In case, you are having trouble finding your driver, you can simply call him or our office.
All of our vehicles are fully licensed and insured by the local authorities. They all carry a PSV license. They are new and well maintained.