This itinerary is a great add on when visiting Mauritius / Rodrigues / Mayotte/  Madagascar… it is guided so you don’t have to do anything except enjoy the island. Time to relax… explore.

D. 1 ARRIVAL AT THE AIRPORT, MEET AND GREET BY YOUR GUIDE AND IMMEDIATE DEPARTURE TO SALAZIE, THE GREENEST “CIRCUS” OF THE ISLAND AND SURROUNDED BY WATERFALLS , BANANA TREES AND WATERCRESS PLANTATIONS, BEFORE REACHING HELLBOURG, CHARMING OLD CREOLE VILLAGE. LUNCH AT FAMOUS PLACE LE RELAIS DES CIMES TO ENJOY SPECIALITIES OF THE ISLAND. ON THE WAY DOWN WE WILL STOP IN ST-ANDRÉ TO VISIT A VANILLA PLANTATION. OVERNIGHT AT DIANA DEA LODGE (4*) IN STE-ANNE,OVERLOOKING THE COAST.

D.2 EARLY MORNING, AFTER BREAKFAST, YOU WILL DRIVE TO THE VOLCANO . IN ‘LA PLAINE DES CAFRES’ THE ROAD TAKES YOU UP TO THE ‘PITON DE LA FOURNAISE’, SHORT STOP AT ‘LE NEZ DE BOEUF’, LUNAR LIKE ‘PLAINE DES SABLES’ AND ‘PAS DE BELLECOMBE’. IT’S WORTH TO WALK TO THE SMALL CRATER ‘FORMICA LÉO’, INSIDE THE VOLCANO (1 HOUR WALK). THEN YOU WILL DRIVE BACK TO LA PLAINE DES CAFRES FOR LUNCH. IN THE AFTERNOON, VISIT OF ‘LA MAISON DU VOLCAN’, OCCASION TO GET FIRST HAND KNOWLEDGE ON. VOLCANOES AND ITS ERUPTIONS (VIDEOS, ANIMATED ILLUSTRATIONS…). DRIVE TO CILAOS. OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL TSILAOSA (4*) IN CILAOS.

D.3 AFTER BREAKFAST, YOU WILL DISCOVER THE CIRQUE OF CILAOS : SURROUNDED BY THE HIGHEST
MOUNTAIN OF THE ISLAND, CILAOS IS FAMOUS FOR ITS HOT SPRINGS, ITS HAND-MADE EMBROIDERY, ITS WINE MAKING AND FOR ALL ITS ACTIVITIES. A SHORT WALK UP TO ‘LA ROCHE MERVEILLEUSE’ WILL OFFER YOU A LOOK OUT OVER THE CIRQUE. AFTER LUNCH AT LE VIEUX CEP ,WE WILL DRIVE BACK TO THE WEST COST. CHECK IN AT THE CHARMING HOTEL BOUCAN CANOT FOR SOME REST , SITUATED ON THE SEA SIDE. OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL BOUCAN CANOT (4*)

D. 4 EARLY MORNING, AFTER BREAKFAST, WE WILL DRIVE TO THE PITON MAÏDO (UP TO 2000M) TO ENJOY A WONDERFUL VIEW OVER THE CIRQUE OF MAFATE (SURROUNDING BY HIGH MOUNTAINS, YOU MIGHT ONLY REACH THE VALLEY BY FOOT OR HELICOPTER). ON THE WAY DOWN, YOU CAN VISIT THE VILLÈLE MUSEUM (OLD HOUSE FROM LAST CENTURY) BEFORE GOING ON TO ST-DENIS FOR A SHORT VISIT (ACCORDING TO THE FLIGHT SCHEDULE) OF THE TOWN. AFTER LUNCH, DRIVE TO THE AIRPORT, ASSISTANCE WITH CHECK IN AND DEPARTURE.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 3 NIGHTS ON HB , SUBJECT TO HOTEL AVAILABILITY
  • 4 LUNCHES , INCLUSIVE OF DRINKS
  • ENTRANCE FEES TO MUSEUM AS SHOWN
  • MEET AND GREET AND ASSISTANCE DURING THE WHOLE STAY
  • AN ENGLISH, GERMAN OR SPANISH SPEAKING DRIVER / GUIDE DURING 4 DAYS , WITH A/C CAR

ZAR26 238 PER PERSON SHARING (Valid for travel in Low season **FEB to SEP** – subject to availability, currency and airport tax fluctuations at the time of enquiry/booking. Peak season surcharges will apply )

PACKAGE EXCLUDES:

  • Any items of a personal Nature
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals not mentioned / included
  • Nightly Tourist tax which is payable directly at each hotel – approx EUR0.80 pp/pn
  • Optional Excursions
  • Tips, Drinks, Taxi fares etc.

 

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