You can’t really appreciate and understand the Mauritian culture without immersing yourself in its rich and hectic history. Some places such as l’Aventure du Sucre offer a complete immersion in the history of the island, a fun and interactive trip during which you will learn how the history of sugar cane and slavery played their part in creating the Mauritius of today. Close to it, is the famous Botanic Garden of Pamplemousses, one of the most ancient district of the island, where you will walk along the beautiful paths enjoying the rich botanical collection around 25 hectares of luxury vegetation. If you are looking for the most authentic experiences MyMoris invites you to discover and feel the heart of Mauritian culture and history. They propose uniques visit and walks throughout the Capital, such as a culinary exploration of Port Louis by foot and a historical exploration of the trades, old warehouses and colonial houses, where you will also meet some of the local artisans who continue their traditions.
Must do’s are the vist of Chateau de Labourdonnais in the North of the island, where you may buy locals products such as fruits paste and rhum. The Tea Route in Bois Chéri and The Rhumerie of Chamarel in the South east of the island propose a guided tour and rhum tasting on site. The two UNESCO world heritage Sites – Aapravasi Ghat and Le Morne – are well worth visiting such as the Vieux Grand Port historical route which houses several historical monuments including the Dutch landing site.
The Smart Girls of Smart Villas Mauritius will guide you during your stay and in your various excursions full of emotions and Mauritian historical images.