Mauritius is an island country in the Indian Ocean, very popular for its beaches, reefs, lagoons and more. Air Mauritius has direct flights to Mauritius from Mumbai, which makes it a one stop flight for most of us to reach this dream destination. Another big plus is that Indians do not need prior visa to go to Mauritius as Mauritius gives Visa on Arrival to Indian passport holders.
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Mauritius holiday package usually covers all key attractions visitors should not miss. Some of the popular attractions are
1. Ganga Talao or Grand Bassin- A popular pilgrimage site with a natural lake in a volcanic crate type structure. This lake is believed to have an Indian connection, with its water believed to be sourced from the river Ganga that flows in northern India.
2. UNESCO World Heritage site Le Morne: Le Morne is an extremely scenic location with historical importance.
3. Rochester Waterfalls: One of the most scenic waterfalls in Mauritius- not to be missed. Here is where the Savanne River drops off lava rocks. The drop is about 10 meters and the location is also famous for diving and other adventure activities.
4. Chamarel village: This village is very popular with tourists as it has sands of different textures. Incredible views, sugarcane and pineapple plantations on the way makes this more memorable. Visitors can take home colourfull vials of sand as a souvenir.
Besides these, Mauritius offers a good number of beautiful beaches, parks & gardens and landscapes to keep visitors busy for weeks. You can try golfing, visit museums, tea factories and do much more in Mauritius. The Mauritius tourism portal has more details. So what are you waiting for? When are you visiting Mauritius?