Full day tour scenic south
Curepipe – Grand Bassin – Plaine Champagne – Chamarel – Casela
From your residence, travel past the suburb of Floreal and drive towards Curepipe, one of the island’s main cities. As you reach the highest point in town, admire the panoramic view of the anthracite grey mountain chains, then step down to see Trou aux Cerfs crater, a dormant volcano covered with lush vegetation.
Next stop is the sacred lake of Grand-Bassin, a significant place of worship for Hindus in Mauritius. Further South, discover the spectacular Black River Gorges tucked in tropical greenery. Ascend a beautiful winding road offering a sumptuous view on the southern coast and Le Morne Peninsula.
Arrive at La Rhumerie de Chamarel, a local rum distillery where you will be revealed all the secrets of fabrication and where you’ll get to taste different rums. Before proceeding to the final steps of the tour, enjoy a delicious local meal in Chamarel.
After lunch, see the spectacular colored earths of Chamarel, composed of seven different colours ranging from orange to ochre. Lay eyes also on the Chamarel Falls which peaks at 823 meters.
Finally your tour ends with a visit of Casela Nature & Leisure Park where you will see birds and animal species sourced from around the globe all regrouped in a wildlife park of 14 hectares.