Go behind the scenes of our colourful island capital, as we offer privileged access to the city’s points of cultural interest, exceptional private spaces, impressive views, and inspiring local characters.
Discover the hidden corners and celebrated icons of Port Louis during this 3-hour ‘off the beaten path’ walking tour. Your knowledgeable private guide will enlighten you on the history and traditions of every area as you explore the streets and old workshops of the city, THE Central Market, Citadel & Museums . You’ll also have the chance to taste some local delights, showcasing the diverse Creole, Indian, Chinese, and African culinary influences.Let the history of ‘Old Port Louis’ come to life on this 3-hour walking and boat tour around the city’s harbour. As well as exploring the storied streets and taking in the port from the unique perspective of the water, you’ll enjoy an exclusive private tour of the Aapravasi Ghat Museum, a testament to half a million indentured labourers who were processed there between 1849 and 1923, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and archaeological wonder.
L’Aventure du Sucre Museum
The adventure of sugar is more than one simple museum. The inventor of this place wanted to pay homage to the thousands of “small hands” which worked in the sugar industry and which worked so that Mauritius becomes what it became today.A free and proud country of its roots. Dream with reality, it will have taken many years of research and effort to create this museum of 5.000 m2! A museum turned towards the future which tells us the past.You will discover then the history of Maurice since his first inhabitants, the company of the Indies, slavery, the corsairs, the art of living colonial and the beautiful sweetened history of Plane Beautiful. To as note, as you can be restored on the spot, at the restaurant “Fangourin”, within a green and flowered framework. A considered place with Maurice for his very good creole kitchen.
Pamplemousses Botanical Garden
It is an extraordinary garden, a haven of peace of 25 hectares, located at a few kilometers in the north of the Port-Louis capital. This garden conceals priceless botanical treasures: tree with spice, ebony, teak, mahogany tree, balsa, canes with sugar, mango tree, mangoustan, date palm, muscadier….
Forest of scent where mix cinnamon, the clove, camphor, the ginger or the four spices. Basin of giant water lilies, whose flowers are successively of three colors: white the morning, pinks in the course of the day, violet the evening before being closed again definitively. Gone of Cabbage trees or Talipot palm trees which flower at the end of sixty years with their gigantic flower flower of five meters.
Forest of giant bamboos (some reach more than 15 m height!) The Grapefruit garden invites to the buccolic ballade, with the meditation. Which bohnor to walk among these trees centenaries, of humer this mixture of spices, to stroll in these beautiful shaded alleys, to listen to the lapping of fish in the basins and the slappings of the giant bamboos…