5 Best Tourist Places In Mauritius That You Should Not Miss

By on February 22, 2016

Undoubtedly, Mauritius is one of the most beautiful tropical islands in the world. This island consists of innumerable tourist attractions. It features some of the best natural beaches, mountains and tropical forests making it an awesome place for the tourists.

Weather and beach comfort, calming sea conditions and friendliness of local people make Mauritius one of the best tourist destinations throughout the world.

5 Best Tourist Places In Mauritius

Some of the best tourist places in Mauritius, which are worth visiting on a trip to this island, are as follows:

Grand Baie

Best Tourist Places In Mauritius - Grand Baie

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This is one of the most important and the best tourist places in Mauritius. It is the best place for people who are fond of shopping and the ones who like to spend quality time as leisure time. It is basically a tourist village located on the seaside offering a large beach for the tourists. The place is popular for the enchanting quality of emeralds found here.

Black River Gorges National Park

Best Tourist Places In Mauritius - Black River Gorges National Park

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This park is spread over an area of 6,574 hectares and is located in the hilly south-western region of Mauritius. This is the largest protected forest of Mauritius, which is a home 300 species of plants, many animals and birds. This place also holds one of the best hiking trails of Mauritius, which lengths about 31 miles.

SSR Botanical Garden

Best Tourist Places In Mauritius - SSR Botanical Garden

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The SSR Botanical Garden is also called Pamplemousses Garden. The other name for this garden is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden and it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mauritius. This garden lies very close to Port Louis and it is one of the oldest gardens in this island.

Chamarel Village

Best Tourist Places In Mauritius - Chamarel

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This village features a dune consisting of seven varied colors. These dunes are called “Seven Colored Earth”. These dunes are quite popular among the tourists because of their uniqueness. Chamarel Village is visited by a large number of tourists every year because of the dunes found at this village.

Blue Penny Museum

Best Tourist Places In Mauritius - Blue Penny Museum

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Blue Penny Museum is one of the popular tourist places in Mauritius, which is also the best museum of the Port Louis. This art and history museum showcases prestigious collection, which depicts the historical and cultural diversity of Mauritius.

The Blue Penny and Red Penny, which are the post office stamps issued in 1847, are the prides of this museum. In this the display, you can view various old maritime maps, painting, sculptures, engravings, old documents related to Mauritius.

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