Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, La Citadelle, Port-Louis including Lunch
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Discover the North of Mauritius with a tour that mixes in a great collection in the Botanical Garden with giant waterlilies, 85 different varieties of palms, precious spices and rare woods.
Visit the Capital of Mauritius, Port-Louis where we take you to visit La Citadelle, otherwise known as Fort Adelaide a strategic cannon outpost overlooking the cities harbour.
Explore the Street Market while walking through the city on the way to China Town before sampling some Local Chinese Cuisine at Fortune 8 Chinese Restaurant.
After eating some local food we will bring you to Caudan Waterfront the main harbour for some scenic views and shopping.
Start the day at the Pamplemousses garden, more formally known as Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens, which is one of the oldest botanical garden in the Southern Hemisphere. Famous for its long pond of giant water lilies, the garden was first constructed during the French Period.
The visit continues to La Citadelle also known as Fort Adelaide which has fulfilled the strategic purpose of guarding the harbor against enemy attacks and fires that broke in the city.
Next, walk to the famous central market of Port Louis our Capital and the center of the local economy since Victorian times, is a good place to get a feel for the everyday life of locals. It is also the perfect place for every visitor to put their bargain skills into practice in the Local Souvenir Market.
On your way visit China-town. The Chinese have traditionally occupied a quietly industrious position in the life of Port Louis. Here you will see the rich mercantile life of the hard-working Chinese community, the busy Chinese restaurants and groceries. Lunch will be served at Fortune 8 Chinese Restaurant.
After lunch enjoy free shopping time at Le Caudan Waterfront, a commercial development in Mauritius. It includes shops, banking facilities, casinos, cinemas, restaurants, a marina and also a covered craft market for those last minute souvenir shopping.