Mauritius: Private Southwest Day Tour

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Enjoy a private day tour of the southwest region of Mauritius. Visit a volcanic crater, the Grand Bassin Temple, iconic waterfalls, natural colored earth, and enjoy a rum degustation tasting.


  • Enjoy the peaceful view at the Trou aux Cerfs dormant volcano
  • Discover and admire the multiple Colored Earths
  • Visit the Grand Bassin Hindu temple and admire the oldest Shiva statue
  • Enjoy the flora and fauna at Black River Gorges and Alexandra Falls
  • Explore the island's southwest region in a private tour


Discover Mauritius' southern region on a private day tour with pickup and drop-off over the whole island. Admire spectacular views of the Trou aux Cerfs volcanic crater, mountain landscapes, cascading waterfalls, the flora and fauna of the island, the Grand Bassin Hindu Temple, and experience a delicious rum tasting. Start your adventure at your hotel with a convenient pickup service. Depending on the location of your accommodation, you will head to the Trou aux Cerfs crater to see the extinct volcano, now taken over by lush forest. Marvel at indigenous plant species, giant green pines, and be mesmerized by the 360-degree view of the city of Curepipe and the Mountain ranges. Proceed to the Grand Bassin to explore the Hindu Temple which is surrounded by the crater lake. Learn about the Hindu culture in Mauritius in the presence of the Ganga Talao. Continue on to the Black River Gorges viewpoint to admire the scenic and panoramic view of the island's southern landscapes and mountains, coupled with the splendid view of the Alexandra Waterfall. Stop and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant as you savor a 3-course Mauritian meal comprising fresh salads, rice, soups, chicken curry, or fish and vegetables. Enjoy a final stop at the 7 Colored Earths at Chamarel to see the 100-meter drop waterfall, the highest waterfall in Mauritius. Alternatively, visit the Valley des Couleurs at Chamouny to see the 23 Colored Earth, coupled with lots of local activities. Finish your adventure with a drive back to your hotel. IMPORTANT NOTICE AS FROM 16 MARCH 2024 THE ROAD TO GO TO RHUMERIE FACTORY AND THE SEVEN COLOR OF EARTH WILL BE CLOSE. BECAUSE OF ROAD WORK. AS THE ROAD WILL BE CLOSE WE DIVERT ALL THE CLIENT TO 23 COLOR OF EARTH . TILL NEW NOTICE


Hotel pickup and drop-off Private transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle Guide Trou aux Cerfs crater visit Grand Bassin Temple visit Alexandra Fall View Point visit Black River Gorges View Point visit Chamarel Seven Colored Earth Geopark visit or 23 colored Earth at Les Valley Des Couleurs at Chamouny Rhumerie de Chamarel factory visit

Important Information

  • Important notice:The road stabilization works being carried out along the route from Plaine Champagne to the Rhumerie de Chamarel, visits to the facility will be temporarily unavailable from 18th March 2024 until December 2024. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause
  • Rhumerie de Chamarel is closed on Sundays. An alternative will be provided to customers for bookings on Sundays
  • This tour may last between 6 to 8-hours
  • Hotel drop-off at approximately 5:00 PM
  • This tour will be postponed if an inclement weather warning is issued by the national authorities
  • Notifications of special request or changes should be sent 24-hours before the activity
  • Tour rerouting is normally not possible, unless agreed upon prior to the activity
  • Lunch is possible during the tour, with good recommendations

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