MY MORIS : A DIFFERENT WAY TO VISIT MAURITIUS

Publish on August 6, 2019

My Moris is an adventure born of a shared passion for the history, cultural diversity and heritage of Mauritius.

The cultural discovery activities immerse you in history, religions, languages – no less than 14 languages spoken on our island -, crafts, and cuisines of our fascinating country.

My Moris takes you exploring and understanding this inner world, touching this vibrant and endearing heart.
They value the preservation of traditional know-how and trades, with the aim of contributing to innovative tourism that is aware of and respectful of local culture and the environment. Going to meet the people of our beautiful country, buy directly from local producers, support local cultural initiatives, all our activities actively contribute to the local economy and perpetuate endangered trades.

Their experiences in the field of historical and anthropological research, as well as in social development projects, bring them a unique perspective on the Mauritian society. To offer a quality experience, they also work with the best experts in the academic field, and in the field of heritage protection. And so they create rich itineraries and immersions, which nourish the mind but also the heart. It is this look, imbued with nuance and generosity, that comes alive in their cultural experiences.

A variety of tours are offered, all equally exciting.

STORIES & CUISINES OF PORT-LOUIS
An unprecedented visit, walking in the capital, which combines an exploration of the cosmopolitan heritage, with many stops tasting the tasty street food of Port Louis.

INITIATION TO SPIRITUALITY & INDIAN CUISINE
They tell you the story of the Indians who came to work in the sugar cane fields on the island, and open wide the doors of a Hindu temple, before taking you to an unusual and strange place: a restaurant nestled in a temple !

TREASURE HUNT IN THE CITY
The time of a captivating family walk, Port Louis is turned into a giant playground, suitable for young and old.

THE HARBOUR OF PORT LOUIS
Together, you will explore, on foot and by boat, the fascinating history of the neighborhood around the quays of Port-Louis.

THE SWEET LIFE OF POUDRE D’OR
On foot and by bicycle, you will stroll through the streets of this fishing village and planters and go to meet the villagers, while visiting various places of worship.

LIFE IN AN OLD SUGAR PLANTATION
You will ride your bicycle through the village of Saint Antoine: its sugar factory, the labourers’ living quarters, and finally the majestic colonial house of the estate where a gourmet lunch will wait for you.

GOURMET RECIPES FROM ROSEMONDE
A colorful visit to the bazaar, the weekly market, followed by a cooking class (and lunch!) to introduce you to the secrets of Mauritian cuisine.

INITIATION TO THE MAURITIAN MUSIC : RAVANNE & SEGA
Discover the history and evolution of the typical sega and its emblematic musical instrument, the ravanne, with Daniella Bastien, a talented poetess and a master player of Ravanne.

LEARNING TRADITIONAL WEAVING TECHNIQUES
In a friendly atmosphere, learn the basics of weaving the vacoas, this leaf of a beautiful bright green, and create an object to take home.

OLD TRADES
An introduction to typography at the City Press print shop in Port Louis, a timeless and extraordinary place.

INITIATION TO THE MUSICAL UNIVERSE OF GEET GAWAI
This musical tradition is only animated by women at Hindu weddings. Attend a rehearsal and discover the ancestral traditions inherited from northern India.