Chamarel: Southwest Mauritius Private Guided Day Tour

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Spend a day discovering the breathtaking sights of southwest Mauritius, including Trou aux Cerfs, the Black River, the seven Colored Earths, and more, with your own private tour guide.


  • Taste the local rum at La Rhumerie de Chamarel
  • Take a photo of the stunning seven Colored Earth geological formations
  • Learn unique historical facts from a local guide
  • Marvel at the stunning natural beauty of the Charamel waterfalls
  • Visit a local naval modeling workshop


Explore the surreal beauty and vibrant culture of southwest Mauritius, including a volcanic crater, rum distillery, and hindu temple, while your private local guide details the island's fascinating history and economic development. Begin your day by visiting the summit of the spectacular Trou aux Cerfs crater, where you can then enjoy breathtaking views of the island below, as well as nearby Mount Rempart.  Continue on to a local naval modeling workshop, renowned for designing historic, handmade ship models. Browse the museum's collection, watch as a craftsman carves a new project, or purchase your own souvenir for an original trip memento.  From here, travel to the Tea Plantation where you can see the workers picking the leaves From here, Grand Bassin, a sacred lake nestled around a volcano crater, embellished with a Hindu temple where a famous statue of Shiva resides. Then it's time to visit the Black River for an unforgettable panoramic view, where you can also catch a glimpse of the Black River Gorge. Take a break at La Rhumerie de Chamarel and learn about the local process of distilling and curating Mauritian rum – and taste-test the final product.   End your day by visiting the picturesque Chamarel waterfalls and the surreal Seven Colored Earth geological formation, famous for it's multicolored volcanic rock. 


Private tour guide Entrance to all tour locations Transportation between tour locations Hotel pick-up and drop-off Rum tasting

Important Information

  • Tour is only available in English or French
  • Minors are not allowed to participate in alcohol tastings
  • This activity requires comfortable walking shoes

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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