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    Tourists Guide To Mauritius & General Information

    Mauritius is an island Country off the East Coast of Africa, and a popular tourist destination famed for it’s sand beaches and tropical oceans. Port Louis is the Capital City of Mauritius.

    An Overview & Informative Guide To Mauritius

    Mauritius is one of the most visited African islands by Tourists annually and has a rich history. Mauritius has also had a few different names, until Dutch Settlers renamed it to what we know it by today.

    What You Need To Know About Mauritius

    There are a few important things to take note of when travelling to Mauritius.

    When Is The Best Time To Visit Mauritius?

    April to June and September to November are the best times to visit Mauritius. You should try to avoid visiting Mauritius during the cyclone season between December and March.

    Do I Need A Visa To Visit Mauritius?

    Depending on what Country you reside in will determine whether or not you need a Visa to visit Mauritius. There are 22 Countries where a Visa is required in order to enter the Country.

    What Should I Pack To Visit Mauritius?

    Depending on what time of year you are travelling to Mauritius will influence what you need to pack. Generally summer clothes, something warmer for early mornings and evenings; sunscreen, forms of identification and a camera should be taken with.

    Do I Need Vaccinations To Visit Mauritius?

    You currently do not need any vaccinations when travelling to Mauritius. You should make sure by asking your Travel Agent a few months prior to your visit.

    Transport & How To Get Around Mauritius?

    Transport is best arranged via a hotel or tour Company with whom you booked your stay. Rental cars, buses and taxis can also be arranged. It is best to check beforehand regarding transportation on the island.

    Attractions and places to go in Mauritius

    Mauritius is well known for it’s beautiful lush greenery and stunning beaches. Mauritius consists of several islands namely Mauritius, Rodrigues, and the twin islands of Agalega. St Brandon is an archipelago consisting of numerous sand banks, shoals and islets.

    Where to go when visiting Mauritius?

    As made mention to above, the stunning beaches with white sands and blue waters are always a great place to start your day, just to get away from all the stresses of life and sit down and relax, these beaches are absolutely stunning and pristine and is recommended to visit, such as the La Preneuse beach. There are many other beautiful wonders of nature to see while in Mauritius, the largest reservoir in Mauritius Mare aux Vacoas, La Venille Reserve, Mauritius Safari and Bird Park, Black River Gorges National Park and lastly the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens are exceptional places of natural interest to make sure to visit.

    Other beautiful and well-known landmarks and places of utmost interest to go and see while in Mauritius are the Pieter Both Mountain in Mauritius, Ganga Talao is a crater lake in the district of Savanne. The Tamarind Falls needs no explanation, as this landmark will most certainly take your breath away. The Volcano in Mauritius called Trou aux Cerfs is a dormant volcano that is well defined and makes for a stunning tourist attraction so be sure to go and see it.

    Religious landmarks in the city such as the Jummah Masjid Mosque in Port Louis dating back around 1850 and hold invaluable significance. There are two main museums to visit in Mauritius namely the Blue Penny Museum and the Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum.

    Outstanding tourist attraction sites like the Eureka Mansion and beautiful marine life of the Mauritius Aquarium will provide sound entertain sites to visit with a lot of interesting things to see for both adults and children.

    How old is the city of Mauritius?

    It was first discovered by the Arabs as well as Europeans acknowledgement around the early 16th Century.

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