For a spectacular 360 degrees of Port Louis and the north, climb the thumb and “thumb” to 812m (2664 m). It is a simple two-hour climb from the village of Little Orchard (near Saint-Pierre), and lasts for 2 hours to get in Port Louis.
1st January New Year’s Day 2nd January 12th March Independence Day 1st May Labour Day 1st November All Saints Day 25th December Christmas Day Variable holidays Good Friday Easter Monday plus religious festivals of various population groups and the dates vary from year to year including: Thaipoosam Cavadee (Jan/Feb); Chinese Spring Festival (Jan/Feb); Maha Shivaratree [...]
The spectacular mountain outcrops, the fire suddenly in the otherwise flat landscape, as you south along the west coast of Mauritius is home to the head of one of the most successful for tourism in the country. Flic en Flac, the experience of this is the biggest building boom anywhere on the island, Grand Bay [...]
North Mahebourg, along the coast of the main road at the foot of Lion Mountain and the Mountain region Bamboos. This area was the first in the early 17th Century Dutch in the populous and losing one of the first parts of the country to its ebony indigenous sugar industry booming. However, the dense forest, [...]