Touristic guide

English, French, German

Duration 8 hours

Pick up service

Pick up from your hotel in Mauritius.

A hotel representative will contact you to inform you of your pick-up time.

Explore the southwest coast of Mauritius on an eight-hour excursion.

Discover the Chamarel waterfalls, the Terres des Sept Couleurs, the Rhumerie de Chamarel, the Grand Bassin lake, Trou-aux-Cerfs and the ship model factory.


Your experience

Strong points

  • Explore the southwest of Mauritius, less known to tourists

  • Admire the picturesque landscape during the journey to the Chamarel Falls

  • Contemplate the Seven Colored Lands and the park's giant turtles

  • Taste local rum at the Rhumerie de Chamarel

  • Enjoy a delicious gourmet lunch

  • Visit the sacred lake of Grand Bassin

  • Admire the 360-degree views of the island from Trou-aux-Cerfs

  • Discover the impressive works of the ship model factory.


Full description

Go on an eight-hour excursion and discover the wild landscapes of the southwest of Mauritius.

Admire superb sites including the Terres des Sept Couleurs in Chamarel and the new Macondé bridge.

Follow winding roads to the southwest coast of Mauritius and stop at Macondé Bridge for panoramic views of the bay.

Continue to the village of Chamarel and admire the 90-meter-high falls as well as the astonishing Terres des Sept Couleurs, a natural phenomenon produced by the decomposition of basalt lava with clay creating vivid shades of red, brown, purple , green, blue and yellow.

Visit the Rhumerie de Chamarel and discover the different stages in the production of local rum before tasting the finished product! Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.

Then take the road for a short trip to the Black River gorges which are home to flora and fauna endemic to the island.

Then explore the sacred lake of Grand Bassin, the most important place of worship for Mauritian Hindus.

Finally, stop at the Trou-aux-Cerfs volcanic crater and admire the panoramic views of almost the entire island.

To end this excursion, go to a ship model factory in Curepipe.

You will discover that the craftsmen are masters in the art of replica and miniaturization.


Find out more


  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel or at the place of your stay in Mauritius

  • transport to all sites

  • personal guide (French, English or German)

  • Entrance fees to all sites

  • rum tasting and visit to the Rhumerie de Chamarel

  • lunch

Not included

  • drinks with lunch




Tel. +230 5 934 32 44

Referenced by the Mauritius Tourism Authority

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