5 must-see places in Mauritius/ Inspiring locations

La roche qui pleure /Le Souffleur

Experience huge waves crashing against the volcanic cliffs. Wonderful views as you walk to the cliffs which is an amazing sole experience.

Grand Bassin

A majestic 108-foot statue of Shiva which brings a touch of uniqueness to that specific location. An extinct volcano, now a lake high up in the mountains about 1800 feet above sea level is the most sacred Hindu place on the island of Mauritius. It is also a well-known place of interest. On the spot you will be able to visit a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The people of the island believe it is filled with holy waters from the River Ganges in India on the occasion of Maha Shivaratree people make pilgrimages from their homes to the lake on foot, carrying religious carts(Kawals) the whole way.

Ile Aux Cerfs

A large outer isle of Mauritius, Iles Aux Cerfs is located off its East Coast, with amazing white sandy beaches, palm trees and waters of all shades of blue. It remains one of the main attractions of the island.

Pamplemousses Botanical Garden

This garden features a number of varieties of magnificent palm trees. One feature of the garden is its giant lily ponds with tadpoles and frogs, fruit bat trees with bats hanging from the branches, lakes with giant turtles and fishes without forgetting the trees planted by famous figures including Nelson Mandela and Indira Ghandi.

Chamarel

This location has the highest waterfall in Mauritius at 100 metres and the 7-coloured earths.. Climbing the stairs to the viewing platform reveals an impressive view as it hits the pool 100 metres below. The ‘Seven Coloured Earth’, made up of sand dunes of different distinct colours including reds, browns and purples will amaze more than one. This phenomenon is due to the cooling, at different temperatures, of volcanic rocks which resulted in dunes of different colours.

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