Have you heard the chirping of little birds at the dawn? Creole is a sweet language spoken by the Mauritians that sounds like the chirping of birds. With its breathtaking landscape and beautiful temples Mauritius is the ideal tourist destination. Mauritius was formed as a result of a volcanic activity. The same volcanic activity of Murr’s volcano that had given rise to the 2 million years old crater. The top of the embankment Curepipe is one of the best places to check out this crater and demarcate its cone from the crater. According to scientists, despite being dormant for so many years now, a volcanic eruption can take place anytime in the next thousand years which makes it an even more exciting volcano.
Abseil at Chamarel Falls
If you are an adventurous traveler , then abseiling in the picturesque Chamarel falls will get your adrenaline pumping. Chamarel falls is formed from St. Dennis river. Chamarel waterfall is encircled by the vegetation of Black River Gorges and has a surreal view above it that is about 95 meters high. You can abseil from this point and drop straight into the pool with a single drop. Even if you can’t gather the courage to take the plunge down the waterfall, watching people do it will get your heart racing.
Mauritius boasts of some of the most beautiful beaches and romantic cruises. Embark on a catamaran cruise and discover the gems of Mauritius. You can book a sunset or a dinner cruise to experience the glittering sea as the sun sets across the horizon. A cruise along the west coast will let you to watch the dolphins play while if you book a cruise along the east coast then you can visit the Ile aux Cerfs Island. You can also enjoy snorkeling and swimming in the calm waters during your cruise.
Terres de seven Couleurs
Lying in between the Black River and Morne Point, Terres de seven Couleurs or the seven colored earth in the Chamarel plain is an amazing geological formation that will capture your imagination.
Located in a private domain , the land of seven colors of Chamarel has seven different colors of the earth. These colors oscillate between ocher, purple, red and brown. This is a natural phenomenon that occurs owing to the presence of volcanic ash that contains mineral oxides of various colors laid bare by erosion for centuries.
Trou Aux Cerfs
Visit the 100 meters deep dormant volcanic crater that is enclosed by a vast area of pine trees and indigenous plantations. Trou Aux Cerfs has remained dormant for 700,000 years and is a fascinating tourist spot. The crater has a circumference of about 1 kilometer. The view of the crater lake sitting in between the picturesque landscape from the top is magical. Trou Aux Cerf has a jogging park where most locals spend time jogging and socializing. There is also a radar station to monitor and warn about the cyclones.
The Grand Bay village
Once known as a fishing village , today the Grand Bay village is a seaside village located in the district of Riviere du Rempart that has every imaginable amenity under the sun. Grand Baie village , as it is known locally, boasts of the beautiful sandy beaches, the best restaurants, world class shopping centers , a famed nightlife and a host of leisure activities to keep you busy.
The Ganga Talao, also known as the Grand Bassin is a crater lake that is believed to be sacred for the Hindu pilgrims and tourists. You can experience great tranquility and peace in this place among the temples and the serene landscape. Ganga Talao also houses the statue of Lord Shiva that is popularly known by the name of Mangal Mahadev. It is the third tallest statue of Lord Shiva in the world.