Mauritius tour, tailor made

Price
£2760 including UK flights
Duration
14 Days
Type
Tailor made
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The price is inclusive of international flights, accommodation, private guide with a/c car, all entrance fees and meals as stated.
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Description of Mauritius tour, tailor made

Price information

£2760 including UK flights
The price is inclusive of international flights, accommodation, private guide with a/c car, all entrance fees and meals as stated.
Make enquiry

Departure information

This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements

Travel guides

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Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

We love our planet. Our philosophy is that the vacation you take shouldn’t be at the cost of the environment. A commitment to responsible and sustainable tourism is part of our DNA and your vacation will be designed. Our local partners are very well informed about the standards we have set, and we ensure that they closely adhere to them. Our responsible tourism promise aims to ‘create better places for people to live in, and better places to visit’. Our specialist team designs each and every vacation with responsible and ethical tourism approach. We give many opportunities for our clients to ‘real’ experiences. Environment and sustainability is high on our list of concerns. We take pride in the achievement of a healthy balance between environment, local people and YOU, the tourist. To ensure environmental awareness of our clients we provide them with detailed environmental information about places they visit, and how they can help. Visits to nature reserves and national parks are popular among vacationmakers to Mauritius. We give instructions to both our clients and guides on how to minimise impact on environment disturbance to the wildlife., for example visiting Black River Gorges National Park.

During this tour you will visit to one of the worlds oldest gardens The Pamplemousses Gardens.This 60-acre state first belonged to the French governor Labournaiss when he bought a magnificent house in these grounds which he called Chateau Mon Plaisir, an imposing mansion of charming colonial beauty bout wildlife spread awareness of environmental problems, including declining of animal species. When people are aware of these problems, they are tenting to care more about the environment. When visiting protected area, we inform our clients to respect the environment and to ensure minimum impact.

We ensure that the hotels that we choosing for our vacations are doing something good for the environment, from recycling through growing their own fruits and vegetables to using solar power. These practices reduce impact on the environment. Our clients are informed of how they can contribute to protect environment financially or if they would like to get involved in some local projects.

People

We provide more enjoyable experiences for tourists through more meaningful connections with local people, and a greater understanding of local cultural, social and environmental issues. We are a responsible travel company and has confidence in our capacity to operate as one because we do know the country well. We can truly give you detailed advice about the places you want to visit that would be of benefit to locals and to the environment, whilst serving your need to realise your vacation aspirations.

One important area for sustainable tourism that we wish to highlight is food, tea and spices. Tea and spices are often purchased by tourists in and Mauritius taken home as a gift for friends or family. During this tour you will have a chance to visit tea plantations and spice gardens where you can buy the products directly cutting the middleman and giving better income for farmers. You will have a chance to visit various markets, including Flacq Market. Where you can purchase souvenirs.

In Mauritius the sugarcane is the most important plant and you will have an opportunity to visit Sugar World. Visiting this place, you will contribute by purchasing entry tickets and also you can purchase locally made products.

We also inform and advice our clients where they can buy products that have been fairly traded. We encourage our clients to eat at least one meal per day in local restaurants. This is beneficial for both local businesses and for tourists. Local businesses will gain the economic benefits through income and tourist will get unforgettable experience by interacting with local people.

Our promises to support communities in this tour show that we implement responsible tourism wherever is possible in this program.
Enjoy the culinary experience of Mauritius. The Dholl Puri is among the topmost favourite street food in Mauritius. We propose a cooking class for you which will be guided by a chef and his family. After enjoying the cooking class and the Dholl puri, you will proceed to the selling point to see how this delicacy is sold in the Mauritian way to the public.

You will have an opportunity to visit local village where you can purchase craft and art directly from the craft man. You will also have many chances to try delicious, traditional food from small restaurants. Local communities will greatly benefit from the income. Local economy will also benefit as products are grown locally. On this tour you have the option to a stay with a local family. This is a great opportunity to learn about the country.

We inform our clients about local culture, customs, how to behave, and what to wear whilst visiting places so as not to not offend local people and their culture. The income from the ticket sale help to preserve local traditions and culture alive.

We provide a list of places as well as local communities and institutions if you would like to leave donations.

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