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					                                    MAURITIUS
                                    MAURITIUS ISLANDS
                                    The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius is a perfect place to find sun, sea and sand. But it
                                    has much more to offer, too, including diving, fishing, sightseeing, shopping and lots of
                                    exploring.



Package is quoted in US Dollars per person in a double room and includes:
 Airline Ticket with Qatar Airways, on H Class, ALL taxes inclusive
 05 nights’ accommodation at the hotel of your choice
 Half Board basis: Breakfast and Dinner (exclusive of Caviar)
 Reward Yourself and benefit from “Intertravel Sun Card”. The Loyalty Card Program includes but NOT limited to:
    Islets facilities & water sports benefits
    10% reduction on Health & Beauty services at the Aura Spa, Sugar Beach Hotel
    Starting from 10% discounts on shopping experience
    Cross-billing facilities. Please contact us for details.
 The list of Hotels/Packages is NOT Exhaustive. For other alternative Hotels and Tours, please contact us.
 Intertravel Concierge Services: For Country Profile and Tour Details, kindly contact us.

Important Notices: Please note that Airline & Hotel Fares may change without any prior notice due to:
1). Class Availability - 2). Exchange Rate Fluctuations - 3). Fuel Surcharges/Taxes due to Increases in Oil Prices.


Hotel Name        Room TypeHigh Season   Low Season    Mid Season
                           20Feb – 30Apr
                                         01May – 15Jul 16Jul – 30Sep
                           01Oct – 23Dec
Le Touessrok Deluxe         $ 3,940       $ 2,910       $ 3,055
Le Touessrok Junior Suite* $ 4,180        $ 3,005       $ 3,195
La Pirogue   Standard       $ 2,695       $ 2,480       $ 2,550
Sugar Beach Standard        $ 2,790       $ 2,550       $ 2,620
Long Beach   Standard Sea $ 2,910         $ 2,670       $ 2,740
*Le Touseerok, Junior Suite (Hibiscus & Frangipani)




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                                                MAURITIUS Fact File:
                                                Mauritius is situated in the Indian Ocean, approximately 2400 Km off
                                                the South East Coast of Africa. The island, which is of volcanic origin,
                                                covers an area of 1,865 km2 or 720 square miles. Coral reefs surround
                                                most of the coast. The average temperature during the day is 25° C.

                                                Fact File
                                                Capital         Port Louis
                                                Area            1,860 Km2
                                                Population      1.1 Million
                                                Language        English
                                                Currency        Mauritian Rupee (1 US$ = 28.25 MUR)
                                                Time GMT        +4 Hours
                                                Tel Codes       00 230
                                                Electricity     220V or 125V, 50 Hz

Good buys: The best things to buy are model ships, clothing, Indian fabrics, footwear, basket work, embroidery.
Local dishes: Local restaurants serve Creole cuisine as well as more simple food, including grilled fish and meat.


ONE & ONLY LE TOUESSROK
Trou d'eau Douce, Flacq (www.oneandonlyletouessrok.com). Cabaret performances are great for spotting Celebs.
Givenchy Spa is an opportunity which shouldn't be missed. Guests also have access to two private islands: Ile aux
Cerfs, inhabited by water sports enthusiasts, and Ilot Mangénie.


WHAT TO SEE

                                PORT LOUIS (Administrative Capital)
                                …high-rising towers compete with buildings from the colonial times. Port-Louis is quiet
                                after business hours and on week-ends, except when the Champs-de-Mars hosts the
                                very popular horse races.



                                CUREPIPE stretches diagonally across the island from Port-Louis, through Beau-Bassin,
                                Rose-Hill, Quatre-Bornes, Vacoas and Phoenix. The strangeness of the name 'Curepipe'
                                has given rise to fanciful etymologies. The most persistent one is that travellers used to
                                stop there to 'cure' their pipes! Curepipe today is an elegant residential town with prize
                                colonial houses, pleasant public gardens and an ultra-modern vegetable market! A
                                short drive around Curepipe brings you to Trou-aux-Cerfs, one of the most exciting
                                points of view of the island, and to the luscious tea plantations.



                                MAHEBOURG is named after the French governor Mahe de Labourdonnais. Visit the
                                Naval Museum, ... theatre of the sole victory of the Napoleonic fleet over the British -
                                an event commemorated by engravings in the Arc-de-Triomphe in Paris.



                                GRAND BAIE owes its popularity to the enchanting quality of its emerald waters and to
                                its liveliness by day or by night. It offers facilities for safe swimming, sailing,
                                windsurfing, and water skiing, helicopter excursions, deep sea angling and for boat
                                excursions to islands to the north of Mauritius: Gunners' Quoin, Flat Island, Round
                                Island, and Serpent Island.
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                              Taste of the Mauritian Sega (Pronounced Saygah): It is a cry from the soul trying to
                              transcend the miseries and heartaches of life, while at the same time expressing the
                              universal human desire for joy and happiness




Activities on The Island
     Submarine Exploration                                          Parasailing
     Deep-sea fishing                                               Snorkeling
     Horse Racing                                                   Catamaran Trips
     La Vanille Crocodile & Tortoise Park                           Casinos, Bars, Night Life
     Waterpark
     Karting


WHAT TO DO
                      Jardin Botanique de Pamplemousses
                      Gardens are known to naturalists throughout the world for their countless species of indigenous
                      and exotic plants, including the giant Victorial Regia water lilies, and the talipot palm, etc.


                      Coloured Earths of Chamarel
                      Seven-coloured dunes at Chamarel, believed to result from the weathering of volcanic rocks.
                      A short drive away from the beautiful Chamarel waterfalls.


                      The Bird Garden of Casela
                      Set between Bambous and Tamarin in the Riviere Noire district, the Casela Bird Park hosts
                      some 140 varieties of birds from around the world. The main attraction remains the Mauritian
                      Pink Pigeon, one of the rarest birds in the world, still fighting to avoid the fate of the dodo.
                      One of the giant tortoises is 150 years old.

                       Ile aux Cerfs
                      There are no stags (cerfs) remaining on this small island which now belongs to Le Touessrok
                      Sun Hotel. The ferry runs several times each hour between 9 am and 4 pm. You can walk only
                      around the seaward half of the island, that is, clockwise from the landing site. Check the boat
                      house: hire water skis, pedalos, sailboards, surfcats, Laser dinghies and canoes. Two-hour
                      boat trips are offered to the Grande Rivière Sud-Est waterfall; and there's also a tour around
                      Île aux Cerfs.

                      Domaine les Pailles
                      10 minutes south of Port-Louis, a 3,000 acres at the foot of the Moka mountain range. You
                      can: tour the park in a Land-Rover, ride in a horse-drawn carriage or in a train.

                      Aquarium
                      Situated between Pointe-aux-Piments and Trou-aux-Biches, hosts some 200 species of
                      indigenous fish, invertebrates, corals and sponges, providing the visitor with a unique
                      opportunity of admiring the fauna and flora of the Indian Ocean.

                      Domaine du Chasseur (Anse Jonchee, Vieux Grand Port)
                      Lovers of leafy walks can chose between 5 and 15 km long, allowing them to admire rare kinds
                      of trees and protected species, such as the famous windhover kestrel. For walkers, hunters
                      and gourmets.
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Le Val Nature Park
Le Val offers a view of the natural aquatic life of shrimps, eels and freshwater fish. The park
also hosts anthurium green-houses, watercress ponds, deer parks, as well as monkeys and
various bird species.


Tamarin Falls
These falls are awkward to reach, but it's worth the effort for a beautiful, deep, cool bathe at
the bottom of the series of seven falls…. 300m along the river bed to reach the top



Trou aux Cerfs
… main attraction of Curepipe is the Trou aux Cerfs crater. It's been extinct for a long time
and the crater floor is now heavily wooded, with lovely views around the island. A tarred road
leads gently up to and around the rim. There are benches for rest, reflection, and a radar
station for keeping an electronic eye on cyclone activity.

Vanilla Crocodile & Tortoise Park
Enter this glittering forest and discover a haven of luscious tropical flora. In these lush green
surroundings where banana and palm trees as well as giant bamboos grow, more than a 1,000
Nile crocodiles are bred.


        World Rarest Species: Kestrel, Pink Pigeon, Echo Parakeet




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