The North Tour Mauritius
Mauritius North Sightseeing Tours
With each step in Mauritius, you will discover something new, spectacular, and for every traveller, the tropical island has something unique to offer. So if you are planning to visit somewhere that gives you a place to relax as well as the vibe of the old (colonial history) with new and also fantastic cuisine, flora and fauna, Mauritius should be your next holiday destination. While in Mauritius do not miss the Mauritius Private North Sightseeing Tours.
Why Mauritius Private North Sightseeing Tours?
The Mauritius Private North Sightseeing Tours allows you to discover a place of varied nature, that ranges from Botanical garden to visiting the capital city of Mauritius and the Caudan Shopping complex. You can also get to know the colonial history of sugar cane farming at the Sugar estate and museum. The North Tours of Mauritius offers something for every tourist.
The first thing that comes to one’s mind among the locals when the north is mentioned, it is the Grand Bay. But that’s not the only thing that you will visit during this Mauritius Private North Sightseeing Tours operated by Taxi Services in Mauritius. The sightseeing tour will include visits to the following places:
- Capital City of Mauritius, Port Louis
- The Caudan Waterfront
- Citadel Fort
- China Town & Port Louis Bazaar
- Pamplemousses Botanical Garden
- Grand Bay
- Cap Malheureux (Red Church)
- L’Aventure du Sucre Sugar Museum
- Chateau de Labourdonnais
During the tour, you can also enjoy short walks along the narrow streets located at the back of the main road.
Though the tour does not include lunch packages, North Mauritius has a wide range of restaurants that you can select from to enjoy a local meal or international cuisine.
Some other details about the tour are as follows:
- The tour is for about 8 hours
- The price is from €74
- Group size of 4 people
There are many tours and travel operators who offer Mauritius Private North Sightseeing Tours, but what sets us, Taxi Service In Mauritius apart from the rest is that our driver is your tour guide too. They are professional, friendly and efficient drivers, fluent in English and French who will give you all the information about each of the sites that you stop during the private sightseeing.
Additionally, our driver can also recommend you the restaurants and the food joints for your lunch and snacks as per your preference for cuisine. You can also stop the car at any food place of your liking to enjoy the cuisine.
For Mauritius Private North Sightseeing Tours you can hire from a wide choice of vehicles like SUVs, Saloon cars and executive cars. We ensure that all of them are comfortable for you, as our service is customer-oriented.
Taxi Service in Mauritius runs one of the largest fleets on the island. With us, you can get a round trip for sightseeing from your accommodation anywhere in Mauritius.
Now when you are planning a, your vacation to Mauritius do remember to contact us for the Mauritius Private North Sightseeing Tours to learn about the fascinating colonial history of the place along with the sustainable development of the island. This is one place where you can witness the ideal marriage between the past and the present cultures.
Include / Exclude
Pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation anywhere in Mauritius
Full transportation to all the sights
A personal driver guide to show you around and inform you on each of the sights
Entry Tickets fees to places such as the sugar museum & the chateau labourdonnais, approximately Rs 1000(€25) in total per adult. Contact us for additional information.
Lunch not included in the fees - Your driver/guide can suggest a restaurant based on your taste, or feel free to request a stop at any restaurant of your choice along the way! Either way, you will have the final word, of course.
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE NORTH TOUR Port Louis
It is the largest city that is said to represent Mauritius itself as this magnificent city is the perfect example of this multiculturalism country. Port Louis was founded in 1735 by a French governor, Mahé de Labourdonnais. The harbour; surrounded by the Moka mountain range; is the only harbour in Mauritius. Port Louis is a city that has kept the evidence of the French era alive in the form of French colonial buildings, especially the Government House (18thcentury) and the Municipal Theatre. There are two Cathedrals, Anglican and Catholic, a Mosque, a Chinese Casino, a fine Supreme Court, some 18th century Barracks, a Natural History Museum. Port Louis is definitely a must place to see and visit during your stay in Mauritius.
Caudan waterfront; found in the city of Port Louis; was given its name after a famous person known as Jean Dominique Michel de Caudan. The peninsula called Le Caudan was created around a fosil coral islet, hosting a powder magazine, an astronomic and meteorological observatory, quays, warehouses and various small enterprises over the last 250 years. The daily routine of this popular harbor followed the pace of the sugar industry until the creation of the Bulk Sugar Terminal in 1980. From these 150 years of millions of sugar bags transiting by boat, train or trucks, carried by hundreds of hands, only a few old walls still stand today to resonate with the soul…
Several popular spots of Le Caudan Waterfront bear a strong historical significance. The first meteorological observatory of the Indian Ocean now hosts the Food Court. The building hosting the Blue Penny Museum was the former Docks office.
It is now one of the most popular shopping and leisure spot in the capital as it offers a wide variety of local and international branded shops and it also has casinos, cinema halls, restaurants among others.
It is a fort found on the top of a hill called Petite Montagne at an altitude of around 100 meters. It was designed by the Colonel Cunningham and the Indian and African slaves contributed in its construction. Also known as Fort Adelaide after the wife of William IV dating the British rule, it is located at a strategic point with a clear view on the harbor and the city as it’s purpose was to inform the British army of any approaching enemy. It is now a national monument offering stunning views.
Port Louis Bazaar & Chinatown
Port Louis city is dominated by the Citadelle (old fort) that is situated atop Port-Louis mountain range. Tourists can never get enough of Port Louis as the city has plenty to offer in terms of enriching cultural experience. The Chinatown has a bewitching atmosphere and where the Chinese culture still breathes. Spicy aromas drift out through the small restaurants, engulfing the whole area, thus lending it a mystic aura. The Chinatown is home to the Jummah Mosque that was built in 1853 and has intricate fabulous teak doors and decorations. Tourists also visit Chinatown to pay their respects to the Père Laval’s shrine that is believed to have healing powers.
Pamplemousses Botanical Garden
The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden (sometimes shortened to the SSR Botanical Garden), commonly known as the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, is a favourite tourist attraction in Pamplemousses, near Port Louis, Mauritius, and the oldest botanical garden in the Southern Hemisphere. Famous for its long pond of giant water lilies (Victoria amazonica), the garden was first constructed by Pierre Poivre (1719 – 1786) in 1770, and it covers an area of around 37 hectares. It is known for its spice garden and unique collection of 85 varieties of palms from Central America, Asia, Africa and the islands around the Indian Ocean.
Grand Bay, (or Grand Baie) is a seaside village and large tourist beach in the district of Rivière du Rempart. Grand Bay was once called De Bogt Zonder Eyndt (Bay without End) by the Dutch in 17th century, and it is easy to understand why while visiting the village. Today, the resort town of Grand Bay is the most popular holiday destination in Mauritius because of its white sandy beaches, sunny climate and is also known to be a trendy place for youngsters because of the vibrant night life. Grand Bay offers a wide range of entertainment like restaurant beaches, pubs, casinos and nightclubs fitting those who want to have fun and an unforgettable experience.
Cap Malheureux Red Church
The church can be easily spotted with its red, shiny and attractive roof. It is a located in a fishing village located at the northern tip of Mauritius. The name means “cape unlucky” due to the number of shipwrecks over the years. You enjoy an unbelievable and breathtaking view when looking out over the tranquil turquoise waters to the magnificent island of Coin De Mire. A location worth visiting due to its stunning views that beckon to be captured, in time, in memory, to share with your friends back home. Don’t forget to take your camera.
L’Aventure du Sucre Sugar Museum
Once considered as at par with gold, silk and Indian spices, sugar has enjoyed an extraordinary existence, leaving a deep impression on the history and identity of Mauritius. Travelling through the museum, visitors learn about the profoundly entwined history of sugar and Mauritius, how it has all led to the consonant, smiling and multicultural society it is today.
Chateau de Labourdonnais
Château de Labourdonnais, found at the heart of a magnificent natural estate, invites you to indulge in the nineteenth century Mauritian lifestyle… This grand mansion, built in 1859, was beautifully restored to regain all of its original splendour. You will revisit the island’s history through a tour full of surprises.
“A château in a natural setting” takes you to a exceptional journey at the heart of the colonial era to the discover activities that are still carried on in sugar plantations. All the while the estate gardens reveal the flourishing tropical vegetation…
“A château in a natural setting” is today a landmark of local heritage, with its unmatched colonial architecture in Mauritius and with its treasures of flora and fauna.
Taxiserviceinauritius is dedicated to provide the best service for a comfortable, affordable and efficient airport transfer, catamaran and tour services. Our service is of quality and at a competitive price. We operate one of the island’s largest fleet and offer our customer a wide choice of vehicles from Saloon cars, SUVs and executive cars for your comfort. All our drivers and vehicles hold valid and registered licences by the Republic of Mauritius. Our drivers are professional, efficient and friendly. We ensure that our service is customer-oriented and of highest standard for you to enjoy your activities and tours during your stay in Mauritius to the max.
About our drivers:
- All our drivers speak fluent English and French
- Our drivers are Mauritians and will be happy to provide you with information about Mauritius and each of its sights.
- All drivers are very professional, time efficient and friendly.
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