Holiday Tours in Mauritius

Friday, July 9, 2010

Mauritius - Paradise of Charm and Wellness
So far away, yet so much at home

holiday toursMauritius is an island in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. It is situated 1200 miles off the coast of Africa in the middle of the Indian Ocean. The combination of colors, cultures and tastes makes Mauritius so charming that it will make your holiday tour just unforgettable. A unique sort of luxury and refinement will uplift your soul. The island offers an essential beauty that will force you to return to its shores again and again. Mauritius was named after Dutch Prince Maurice Van Nassau. The island is located on latitude 20º south of the equator and longitude 57.5º east. English is the official language of Mauritius. French and Creole are commonly used with a population of 1.2 million, the literacy rate hovers around 90%.

Clear warm waters and white beaches make Mauritius more beautiful to visit. The sea is famous for water sports. In the evenings, with a view on the sunset, the trendy bars, restaurants and clubs are just an amazing experience. To make your holiday tour more exciting you can experience the natural undersea life by diving with trained and expertise divers and for this all you need is a swim suit. Deep sea fishing, scuba diving and water seeing are few more choices to cherish yourself in the water. Not only water sports but golf here is also one of the famous sports. Most of the golf courses here are mind blowing. Infact, Mauritius was the third country where golf was played after UK and India. Gymkhana Golf Club is the oldest golf club in the Southern Hemisphere.

holiday toursMauritius is not just about sun, sea and sand. There is so much to experience inside the island, in the midst of its lush vegetation. Replete with lush forest, wild waterfalls, unique wildlife, Moonscape Mountains and palm-fringed beaches, Mauritius is the dream tourists spot and perfect for an ideal holiday tour. Mark Twain liked Mauritius so much and was so impressed that he quoted "Mauritius was made first, and then heaven was copied from it", and anyone who has experienced the holiday tour in the island would no doubt agree with him.

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The temperature on the coastal areas varies between 22°C in winter and 34°C in summer. The sea temperature varies between 22°C and 27°C. In the central part of the island, the maximum daytime temperature varies from about 19°C in August to about 26°C in February. The western and northern regions are warmer and relatively drier than the East and the South. Summer months are wet and humid, lasting between November and May, while the dry winter starts from June and lasts till September. The region is prone to cyclonic activity and Mauritius has seen some major cyclones in the last century.

Culture :
Mauritius is a blend of diverse cultures and religions. The population consists of Hindus, Creole, Chinese, Muslims and Europeans.

The monetary unit is the Mauritian Rupee (Rs.) which is divided into 100 cents (cs). At the latest exchange rate, one Euro is worth around Rs. 30.

The duration of the Mauritius tour packages differs depending upon the number of destinations covered. As there is so much to see here, you are advised to go for the tours that last for at least 6- 7 days. To enjoy all the major destinations and relax at some of the luxurious beach resorts, you should opt for the longer tours that can last up to 15 or more days.

The Mauritius tours cover all the major sites of the island in a systematic format. The tourist attractions in Mauritius covered by these tour packages include all the major scenic spots, museums, religious places, and protected forests. Some of the tourist spots covered by the tours include – Port Louis, L’Aventure du Sucre, Ganga Talao - Grand Bassin, Black River Gorges, Balaclava Ruins, The Labourdonnais Orchards, The Triolet Shivala, Martello Towers, Domaine du Chasseur, and Ile aux Aigrettes.

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Language Spoken:
Most people in Mauritius are bilingual and are equally fluent in English and French. Creole and French are the main languages in the everyday environment and several oriental languages are also spoken.

Visa & Entry:
A visitor must carry a valid passport and a return or onward ticket. A visitor’s visa is normally granted for a period of two weeks to one month upon arrival, to almost all holders of a valid passport, with one or two exceptions. Visitors are strongly recommended to contact the Passport and Immigration Office in Mauritius or the nearest Mauritian Embassy or Consulate. The visa can be extended upon request at the Passport and Immigration Office, Sterling House, 11-19 Lislet Geoffroy Street, Port-Louis, Tel : (230) 210-9312 to 210-9317 Fax (230)210-9322.


Salt Team July 9, 2010 at 2:05 AM  

Great... so bful and clean

nabendu July 9, 2010 at 2:45 AM  

Nice post.........fell in love with bikini babes.....would love to frolcking on the beach with them......looking forward to more spicy stuff like that.......

location espagne July 25, 2010 at 9:46 PM  

Thanks for the posting...Mauritius is truly a heaven on earth...nice pics....villa en espagne

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