Starting out with a visit of the last operating salt pans in Mauritius, we continue along the tracks of the ancestors and take a look into Martello Tower, a carefully restored mini-fortress built by the British. The road then leads through the hot and dry south west, right up to S. Anne; a famous place for pilgrims who come from far to worship here. Lunch is enjoyed in an authentic restaurant. We then continue to Baie du Cap, where Matthew Flinders’ tragic tale is depicted in a monument We stop to take a look before visiting the UNESCO Heritage Site at the foot of square basalt mountain Le Morne, Mauritius “landmark mountain”. We finally cool off with a swim at Le Morne Beach before heading back.
A Culture Day-Trip is most joyful way to get to know more about Mauritius’s incredibly interesting past! By taking you to the places where history happened, we aim to create your unforgettable memories nourished by the rich past of an island inhabited by many cultures. Keep lots of space on your memory stick, you’ll need it!