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Domaine - Eureka Tours

Domaine - Eureka Tours Packages
Country: Mauritius
City: Port Louis
Duration: 8 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Full Day Tours

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This tour offers a unique opportunity to go back in time and discover the secrets of Mauritius from its very early days
Will it not be nice to unveil all the secrets of Mauritius while traveling in the past and acquire valuable information about Mauritius?
As part of this tour you will follow the footsteps of Mauritius first settlers and find the answers to key questions such as:
•    How the Island was first discovered?
•    Why and who named it Mauritius?
•    Why it is possible to find so many cultures and ethnics groups on this small island?
•    And how it has developed to the unique paradise Island it is today.
This is a Private Tour, only for you to go in a private vehicle (including pick up and drop off from anywhere in Mauritius)!
As part of this tour you will visit many interesting and exciting sights in one day:
•    Sugar Estate Museum
•    Visit of Port Louis – The capital of Mauritius
•    Domaine les Pailles
•    Eureka house
The full day private Heritage Tour (History Tour) & includes:
•    Lunch at one of Domaine les Pailles restaurants
•    Pick up and drop off from any hotel/ place of accommodation anywhere in Mauritius.
•    Full Transportation to all the sights
•    A personal driver guide to show you around and inform you one each of the sight.
•    All along, you will travel in maximum convenience in an air- conditioned family car/ minivan (for bigger groups), with an experienced driver guide to show you around.
The Mauritius Heritage Tour – Tour Itinerary:
Sugar estate and Museum. The Sugar estate and Museum located at the North West of Mauritius stretches over 5000 square meters. In the estate you will discover the profound effect and the key part of sugar in the history and identity of Mauritius. You will also hear local sugar tales and stories on sugar in Mauritius and on its importance. As part of the sugar estate tour you can see a selection of panorama videos and films on many sugar related subjects. Also, you will have the opportunity to shop at the estate’s boutique.
Be sure not to miss this great opportunity to enjoy the tastes and purchase unique-local made special sugars, and also the very famous local made Mauritian rum!
Visit and Tour of Port Louis. Enjoy a visit of Port Louis the capital of Mauritius. Port Louis is the Mauritius' largest city and the economic and administrative center of the island.
Port- Louis offers a glimpse of how Mauritius was years back with its stone pavement and very old buildings which relates History.
Right off the main square you can stroll besides the palm-lined Place d'Armes. You can see some wonderful French colonial buildings, especially the Government House and theMunicipal Theater. You will have free time to visit the Mauritius History Museum and the center of Port Louis
As part of the visit of Port Louis, you will also visit the Fort Adelaide (also known as La Citadelle) was built in a very strategic location on higher lands of Port Louis at 240 feet above sea level. The construction of Fort Adelaide started on 1832 and completed after almost ten years. Fort Adelaide offers a vast panorama on Port-Louis and its harbour. The British built this fortress in fear of a civil war from the remaining French settlers on the island and also for the purpose of guarding the harbor against enemy attacks. A ride uphill to Fort Adelaide, guarantee breathtaking view of Port Louis andof the mountain range surrounding Port Louis.
Domaine Des Pailles. Only 10 minutes from Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius, lies Domaine Les Pailles, a cluster of varied gastronomic cultures blended with series of leisure and historical activities.
At the Domaine Les Pailles you will have a unique guided journey discovering the past of Mauritius from its very early days as the Isle de France.
As part of this mythical journey you will have a guided tour of the domaine including:
•    The 18th century ox driven Sugar Mill which still produces the tropical cane sugar.
•    The 1758 Queen Distillery where still today the estate distil the Domaine Les Pailles Rum.
•    Ride on the gracious train Lady Alice through the Estate.
•    Travel in a true colonial style on the Domaine Horse Carriages.
•    Visit the magnificent Spice Garden where you will smell the and learn on the spices.
•    Enjoy breathtaking views of the tropical forest lying on the estate mountains full of history and legends.
•    Taste selection of quality Rhums, all produced at the domaine
•    Delicious lunch at one of the 4 restaurants of the Domaine Les Pailles
Eureka – Eureka Creole House. Eureka House is a unique Creole house built in 1830 located by the river of Moka. It is an elegant Créole residence originally owned by British and French aristocrats in the 19th century, the Eureka Mansion and its grounds provide an intriguing glimpse into colonial life. The house is filled with antiques and photos of the period. The house also has a magnificent garden surrounded by waterfalls of the Moka River. Eureka House is reputed to be one of the largest houses on the island, with 109 doors and windows.
The Eureka house was restored and opened to the public as a museum in 1986. The house is constructed largely of wood and surrounded by a long, shady veranda. The extensive grounds consist of a curious mix of natural Mauritian plant life, including mango trees and palms, a waterfall and an English-style garden. The museum has areas dedicated to music, art, antique maps, Chinese and Indian house wares and quirky contraptions like a colonial-era shower. You will have a tour of the house and its beautiful gardens.


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