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Paradise Cruise to Ile Aux Cerf Island from Trou d'Eau Douce
"Your paradise cruise tour starts at Trou D'eau Douce East of Mauritius. You'll embark on this boat trip visiting visiting Ile aux cerf island and the Grand river South East Waterfall. You'll cruise along the blue lagoon and be able to enjoy the beautiful crystal clear water where you will have the possibil you'll be served lunch. Your lunch includes: Salad Potatoes BBQ Chicken Fish and tropical fruits for dessert. Drinks that are included is water coke
From EUR79.00
 
"Full-Day Catamaran Cruise in Mauritius: Ile aux Cerfs
"Ile aux Cerfs GRSE Waterfall and Snorkeling: Catamaran Cruise in Mauritius""At 9:30am you will embark on a luxury catamaran and set sail towards GRSE waterfalls.You will visit the GRSE waterfall which is amazing. The GRSE waterfall is surrounded by casuarinas rocks and fresh water. After visiting the waterfall you will be brought to Eau bleue for snorkeling a perfect diving site! This is where you will be able to discover the underwater world where there are colorful fishes. Afterwards at around 12:30 or 1pm
From EUR63.00
 
Full-Day 4 Peninsulas Speed Boat Tour from Pointe Jerome
"You are welcomed and briefed by the crew members on arrival. The luxurious speed boat heads towards Blue Bay Marine Park for those who like to snorkel. During the trip you will receive light snacks. At Blue Bay Marine Park the snorkelers will discover the underwater world which comprises of different shapes and colors of fishes different forms of corals and different marine flora.After snorkeling you head towards Ile de la passe and receive a historical briefing about Ile de la Passe delivered by the crew.Afterwards you head towards ile aux phare which is found just next to Ile de la passe. You can explore the island and once again a historical briefing is given by the crew.The next phase is to visit Ile aux Flammants depending on Sea Conditions.&#
From EUR137.00

More Local Customs in Mauritius

You will be offered to eat...

You will be offered to eat with the Rodrigueans at their home. Most of time fresh caughtfish will be the fare. Fish is the main staple of Rodrigues, and there are many type, all very good. The people...
Normb74
Aug 25, 2002

The RAVANE, which is a wooden...

The RAVANE, which is a wooden hoop over which has been stretched a piece of goat skin;The COCO, (Maracas) which represents the percussion; The TRIANGLE, a triangular piece of metal which tinkles when...
Normb74
Aug 25, 2002

Language barriers

Eventhough the official language is English almost everyone speaks mainly French and english if they have to or if they know how to. They also speak the islands own language, and to me (even though I...
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kixon
Mar 02, 2006

MAURICIO - GENTE Y COSTUMBRES

La población de Isla Mauricio es el resultado de una continua inmigración de diferentes razas procedentes de Madagascar, Europa, Africa y Asia. Este hecho ha convertido a Mauricio en un rico e...
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eriel78
May 03, 2007

Cavadee

One of the most distinctive Hindu holidays is the Tamil celebration Thai Poosam Cavadee, which takes place in January or February. This festival honours Muruga or Subramanya, the son of Shiva. The...
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Klod5
Nov 02, 2004

Maha Shivaratree

Maha Shivaratree est une des fêtes auxquelles la communauté hindoue de l’île Maurice témoigne le plus de ferveur. D’après le calendrier lunaire, elle est célébrée le jour sans lune du mois de...
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Klod5
Nov 16, 2004
 
 
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Indu people

Most people in Mauricious come from India. They are very peaceful and friendly. If you visit a temple (there is a very beautiful one at the shores of a lake, usually covered with mist) you should take...
Netraveller
Apr 11, 2005

Indian Festivals...

As Mauritius consists of most indian population, so they do have lot's indian festivals.. almost every month has one festival.They do have Holy Day ( or Holy Festival..? :)) That day everyone will...
sg085
Jul 13, 2004

Definitely an eclectic mixture...

Definitely an eclectic mixture of Indian, European, African, Creole, and Chinese influence. You hear it in the various languages on the island, see it in the different ethnic faces, as well as taste...
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g_beli
Aug 26, 2002

Danse Sega

The Sega, traditional music of the island, is at the time born of the slavery. It is a rhythmic and bewitching music to the sound of the ravanne (big flat tambourine in skin of kid), of the triangle...
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Klod5
Mar 20, 2003

Flacq Market

Flacq is one of the most important villages in Mauritius. The unavoidable meeting point for inhabitants of the eastern region, Flacq has one of the largest open-air markets. Market day is a colourful...
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Exomauritius
Feb 02, 2008

Respect the local culture

Mauritius has a high (52%) hindu population and some of the hindu temples area lso places of tourist attraction.Please take off your shoes while entering the innner area of a temple. The enclosed...
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Anjan123
Jul 05, 2008

Holi Red

Hindus also celebrate Holi, a harvest festival, by throwing coloured powders and water at each other.
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Klod5
Nov 02, 2004

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Mahebourg

The National History Museum is in a colonial building in a large park built 1771 and shows engravings and paintings of Mauritius, old maps and other marine relics, some furnitures and outside a...
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