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Mauritius: Private tour of the South west

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What to Expect
Our full day tour starts at 09.00am from you hotel and ends up at 17.00 back to the hotel. We start from the ship model factory which is a free visit, to make you experience the authentic artisanal works. The second site is the volcano of trou aux cerfs which is a dormant on with a well defined cone and crater ( no entrance fee ).We continue our way to the biggest artificial lake which is a water reservoir known as Mare aux vacoas.The next location is the sacred lake ( Grand Bassin ) also considered by many devotees to be an extension of the sacred Ganges river in india. Next stop is Alexandra Falls which sits 700m above sea level with a beautiful panoramic view of the southern part of Mauritius with the next stop to Black River Gorges where you have an amazing collection of indeginous plants and birds ( free visit ). Optional you have also the Chamarel rhum factory and the Curious cornerwhich is an optical illusion house. Then we will move to the chamarel 7 colored earth which geologist belive to be the result of weathering of volcanic rocks.The last stop wil be the Benitier viewpoint where you have a spectatular view on the south west costal villages.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up can be done either from apartments or points of interest.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
  • Baby seat.
  • Free Wifi.
  • Driver Guide.
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Had a very pleasant tour of the main sites in the south west including the model ship factory, Chamarel seven coloured sands and black river gorges National Park. Our guide Paw was very informative and patient with us when we wanted to spend more time at certain sites, and also
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We had exellent toure. Bamboo have amazing knowledge about Mauritius history, nature and he is very friendly. I do recomend Sam Tours for everyone who is visiting Mauritius its definetly worth the price . Thank You Bamboo and Sam Thurs for amazing time.
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Response from SamToursMaurice, Owner at Mauritius: Private tour of the South west
Responded 12 Sep 2019
Hello , Thanks a lot for your precious review and glad to know that you liked Bamboo..lol Baboo..very simple and not been travelling as some those who has seen the world but baboo has ground to earth as everyone. Thanks again and hope you will come back. Sam
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Sam and his friendly team welcome all of us in airport on time making us feel secure, guided us through out 12 night of my family stay in mauritius making everything easire. Few hielghts, Sam is one of the few well experienced travel fasilitator, friendly staff, all comfortable
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Response from SamToursMaurice, Owner at Mauritius: Private tour of the South west
Responded 4 Sep 2019
Hello my bro,,, Big coincidence of life .. hope and thanks a lot for having trusted us and was really nice for having met your family ..it was really enjoyable for the kids too .thanks for the gifts and hope you will come back..otherwise see you in dubai next time. Thanks , Sam
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Sam tours services are excellent in terms of price, safety and on time availability. All the staff members are very much friendly and supportive. Keep it up guys, will see you once again in future
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Response from SamToursMaurice, Owner at Mauritius: Private tour of the South west
Responded 3 Sep 2019
Hello and thanks for your valued review and its of really great help you made for us ...The only thing was really the trust you had to put in us then we did our best .. We are really proud to be part of your memorable holiday in Mauritius... Thanking you, Sam
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I toured the SW of Mauritius yesterday and I have nothing but praise for how it was organized. The taxi arrived at the time promised, it was a very clean Toyota SUV. The driver (Raj) was knowledgeable about the sites I visited, and was easy to engage in conversation through out
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  • Duration: 5h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Italian
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