Mauritius: Private 8-Hour Tour of the South West

Product ID: 98925
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Discover the scenic beauty of the southwest of Mauritius on an 8-hour private tour. Stroll around the volcanic crater of Trou aux Cerfs and visit the sacred lake of the Grand Bassin and Ganga Talao temple complex.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live guide
English, French

Pick-up service

Pick-up from your hotel.
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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  • Stroll around the dormant volcano of Trou aux Cerfs
  • Drive by the largest reservoir of Mauritius and through the Black River Gorges National Park
  • Feed the giant tortoises at Seven Coloured Earths
  • Benefit from the services of a licensed driver and time to explore at your own pace
Full description
Benefit from hotel pick-up and the chance to explore the attractions of southwest Mauritius at your own pace. Get a 360 degree view from the top of the dormant volcano of Trou aux Cerfs and stroll around the crater.

Continue to the large reservoir of Mare-aux-Vacoas on the way to the crater lake of the Grand Bassin. Visit the Hindu temples around the lake and soak up the peace and quiet of the surroundings. Get back to nature in the Black River Gorges, where various hikes provide close-up views of the endemic flora and fauna. 

Feed the giant tortoises at the Seven Coloured Earths in Chamarel and see the cascades of Chamarel Falls.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Services of a fully licensed driver
  • Transportation by air-conditioned taxi, minibus or coach
  • Parking fees
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fee to Chamarel (MUR 200/€5 per adult and MUR 100/€2.50 per child)
  • Lunch or snacks
  • Gratuities (optional)

When you get there

Know before you go
• This tour lasts up to 8 hours with the option to choose how much time you spend at each attraction. Depending on your group's speed you may not have time to see all the listed attractions. There will be time for lunch, but please note that the cost is not included
• Please note that the Grand Bassin may not be accessible during the Mahashivaratree festival, which takes place over a few days each year in February or March. Chamarel may be closed during certain public holidays

From US$ 139.51 Per group up to 4