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Itinerary
Your 7-hour sightseeing tour of Southwest Mauritius begins with pickup at you lodging. Board a comfortable tour vehicle with your guide and tour group, then set off for your first stop, Floreal. Visit some handcraft workshops, a great place to pick up souvenirs from your trip and see what types of crafts and handmade goods are made on the island. 

Continue to Trou aux Cerf, a massive volcanic crater that measures 656 feet (200m) across and 279 feet (85m) deep. From the edge of the crater, you can see panoramic views of Mare aux Vacoas, Rose Hill and Cureipipe. 

Visit Grand Bassin, home to a Hindu Temple and a surrounding sacred lake. This temple is the destination of the Maha Shivaretr, a yearly pilgrimage. Depart for Black River Gorges Natural Park, where you'll visit the Alexandra Fall and get views over the southern portion of the island. From Glack River Gorges Waterfall, snap photos of views over western Mauritius.

Stop for a rum tasting at the Rhumerie de Chamarel, a distillery that makes Mauritius' native rum, then continue to the nearby Chamarel Waterfall and the 7 Colored Earth, one of the islands most famous sights. 

Finish your 7-hour tour with drop-off back at your hotel.
Locations visited
Trou aux Cerfs
Black River Gorges National Park
Chamarel Waterfall
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Overview
Get to know the southwest of Mauritius on this 7-hour sightseeing tour. With your guide and group visit some of the highlights and landmarks in this corner of the island, including the Seven Colored Earth, the Chamarel Waterfall, the Black River Gorges Waterfall, Grand Bassin and Trou aux cerf, among other destinations. Stop at the Rhumerie de Chamarel Distillery for a taste of Mauritius' native rum and see craftsmen at work in the Floreal craft workshops. Lunch and round-trip transportation from Mauritius hotels are included.
Highlights
  • 7-hour sightseeing tour of southwestern Mauritius
  • Visit highlights such as the 7 Colored Earth, Grand Bassin and taste rums at the Rhumerie de Chamarel
  • Lunch included
  • Round-trip transportation from Mauritius hotels
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Beautiful Scenery

My husband i had a private tour and we both thoroughly enjoyed the time we had experiencing the South West Attractions. Highly Recommended.

Thank leewhi69
Reviewed 5 days ago
South trip on Mauritius

We took this trip using a taxi for a day, which is a good way. It allows to see the majority of the most interesting and beautiful places on Mauritius - if you cannot spend a lot of time on the Island, just choose the...More

Thank Wojciech L
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing Day

South Tour is more fun than North Tour. Had lots of fun traveling around and reaching the highest sea level point of Mauritius. At Vallee Des Couleurs Nature Park had amazing adventures experience of off road quad biking ,zip line and Nepalese bridge along scenic...More

Thank Ankush M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
South west highlights

We had a full day tour booked that ended up being a private tour of the south west island. Despite the wet weather we had a great time. Our guide was so good we booked another private tour for the north. Due to the wet...More

1  Thank Jodie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great trip

This is a great way to see some of the tourist destinations in the south western part of the island. The booking process was easy, communication was good throughout and when our flight was delayed we rescheduled for a day later (via email) without any...More

Thank Dewald F
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Georgina m
3 July 2018|
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Response from AlexisvanDam | Reviewed this property |
As far as I kow pick up and drop off is same, however you can probably ask on the day itself to change. Pickup you can add upon booking. The phone after you booked to confirm.
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Shobell G
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Yes of course pick from Mauritia hotel
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