Day 1 - 1 Aug 2019
Content: We boarded a 11 hour Emirates Airlines flight from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, Mauritius. Flight was comfortable with pleasing staff. Arirport was very clean, modern and had all aminities that a quality airport should have.
Content: Rented a car and took a short drive and checked-in to hotel. It was located near to airport, staff was very courteous and helpful, rooms were clean and spacious. Staff being very professional. Enjoyed the stay completely.
Content: Spent our day relaxing at our room after a long journey. In the evening exporing the street on foot we reached a restaurant near airport where we had our dinner. We ordered Sandwich and french fries, nice food with a revised special menu everyday.
Day 2 - 2 Aug 2019
Content: After breakfast took a 1 hour drive to Ile aux cerfs leisure island. It is a picturesque island known for its white sandy beaches, its turquoise lagoons and for the wide range of restaurants. It also offers many water sports and land activities.
Content: Had lunch at a Indian restaurant located on the island itself. Here we ordered traditional Indian cuisine, food was amazing, price was affordable and service was impeccable. Best place to visit for authentic taste of India.
Content: Ile aux Cerfs beach known for its sandy beaches, beautiful lagoon and big selection of activities and facilities. We did snorkeling which was fun, place was not crowded, later we returned back to our hotel.
Day 3 - 3 Aug 2019
Content: We had a luscious breakfast, and took a 30 min drive to Curepipe town, where we visited a local Souvenir manufacturer shop and saw wide range of handcrafted wooden ships for which the town is known for. The decor is quiet attracting, craftsmen are very professional, so its a best place to buy ship models as souvenir.
Content: Trou aux Cerfs also known as Murr's Volcano. The volcanic crater with a lake in the middle which is easily accessible and very well maintained. There are fitness machine and benches available for all age. Place is good for a jog.
Content: La Vallee Des Couleurs Nature Park known for landscape with 23 colors, here we did some activities like zip line and quad biking. There were lovely hidden waterfalls and suspension bridge to pass through. very well maintained national park and staff is also very welcoming but felt like lack of information provided. Later after exploring national park for 4 hours we returned back to our hotel.
Day 3 - 3 Aug 2019
Content: Returned back from Curepipe and had dinner, they offered us Al a carte menu. Food was delicious and restaurant was quiet and well managed, staff was polite and always ready to serve you better.
Day 4 - 4 Aug 2019
Content: Started our morning heading towards the capital city of Mauritius which is Port Louis. Citadel Fort Adelaide was our first destination for today, it is also known as citadel fort, the views of harbour and entire city is phenomenal. Good place for old military fortifications lovers.
Content: Later after visiting the fort we took a short walk to Marie Reine De La Paix also known as Virgin Mary which is a open church constructed on the slope of Signal Mountain, climbing the slope can need courage but after reaching on the peak we were rewarded with the most splendid view ever.
Content: Had lunch at the food court in the shoping mall. There were 2 food court, we ordered pizza from pizza hut which was delicious and toppings were perfect. Price was affordable but ambiance seems to be old fashioned.
Content: In the evening we visited Le Caudan Waterfront also known as Caudan Waterfront, which is a shopping mall located on the marina. Located in the heart of the city, great warm ambiance. Lots of clothing stores all around. Casino is the best place to spend evening in.
Day 5 - 5 Aug 2019
Content: Visited a restaurant 20 min away from the hotel in Plaine Magnien. Ambiance was very cozy and welcoming, taste of authentic Thai curry, staff is very friendly. If you are fond of fond of sea food this place is for you grilled fish is amazing.
Day 5 - 5 Aug 2019
Content: As it was our leisure day, we choose to relax and enjoy the amenities. Enjoyed the evening at a bar side pool and a small spa session.
Day 6 - 6 Aug 2019
Content: In the morning with a lot of energy we headed towards SkyDive Austral Mauritius which was 1 hour drive from hotel. We were very excited for ski diving, the view from thousands of feet from sea level was breathtaking. Instructor was very knowledgable and polite, he asked us about our return flight details, if we have flight within 24 hours this activity is not allowed keeping safety in mind. Mauritius is a place worth sky diving.
Day 6 - 6 Aug 2019
Content: Before Having a long drive to Casela World of Adventures, we had our lunch at a local restaurant. Good small restaurant with ancient decor and traditional food, service was okay but the food was great and affordable.
Content: With a 1 hour drive reached our last destination for the day which was Casela World of Adventures, It is a amusement park which offers safari tours, camel rides & zip-lining. It was a guided tour where we saw waterfalls and many animals. The best activity i personally loved was walking with the Lion.
Day 7 - 7 Aug 2019
Content: As it was our free day, we took a 20 min drive from hotel and reached Mahebourg where we had a 30 min learning session, after that crew took us in the deep sea where we had a 1 hour dive, water was crystal clear loved to see the hidden beauty under the water which is not worth missing.
Content: Walking further after a lovely dive had our lunch at a local sea food restaurant. Ordered Poisson a lindienne with coconut milk and rice. Ambiance was good. They served us in banana leaves loved the garnishing, staff was always ready to help, portion was adequate. Must visit place for sea food and especially fish.
Day 8 - 8 Aug 2019
Content: In the afternoon we took a short drive to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport from where we boarded Air Seychelles flight to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport. Check-in was smooth and flight was extremely comfortable.