Mauritius Extension

4 days from $1,796 per person*
  • Sip on a variety of teas at the Bois Cheri tea plantation.
  • Walk along the marvelous Gris-Gris cliffs overlooking the ocean.
  • Head into the Black River Gorges National Park in search of wildlife.
  • Spend time relaxing on the beach.
  • Featuring premium beach resort.
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Mauritius is an island nation off the coast of the African continent in the southwest Indian Ocean, about 900 kilometres (560 mi) east of Madagascar. In addition to the island of Mauritius, the Republic includes the islands of St. Brandon, Rodrigues and the Agalega Islands. Known for deep sea fishing and renown golf courses, escape to its pristine beaches or set out for a more adventurous stay exploring the deep sea and all its riches. The contrast of a multitude of colours and tastes, the turquoise sea, and friendly atmosphere create an oasis of peace and tranquillity. Mauritius offers an essential beauty that will make you want to return to its shores time and time again.

Kensington Tours offers local support in each region you visit, another reason we deliver unbeatable value. Enjoy a personalized vacation that best suits your needs, developed by one of our experienced destination experts. Relax during your trip with our 24/7 support and expert local guidance.

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Port Louis to Northern Mauritius
    Port Louis to Northern Mauritius
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Club Executive(3)
    • Meet & Greet/Document Package - Handling Fee
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 2 Northern Mauritius
    Northern Mauritius
    • Tour - Private - Exotic Insights with lunch - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3 Northern Mauritius
    Northern Mauritius
    • Tour - Private - Wild Colours with lunch - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4 Northern Mauritius
    Northern Mauritius
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Club Executive(3)
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Port Louis - Northern Mauritius

A private vehicle with driver will provide a transfer to the airport. 

Upon arrival, you will be met with your meet and greet and document package.

This service includes hotel reservation, assistance on arrival and departure by the Airport representatives at the airport counter (Counter 22) and in the Departure Hall, welcome folder in English containing the excursions program, arrival/departure message, map of the island, and reconfirmation of trip details by English-speaking representatives during your stay in Mauritius.

Includes: hotel reservation, assistance on arrival and departure by the Airport representatives at the airport counter (Counter 22) and in the Departure Hall, welcome folder in English with the excursions program, arrival/departure message, map of the island, and reconfirmation of air tickets, hotel visits and assistance to clients by the English-speaking representatives during your stay in Mauritius.

Accommodation: Angsana Balaclava

Set in the North West coast of Mauritius, facing spectacular sunsets every evening, Angsana Balaclava is an oasis of relaxation and privacy designed ideally for couples and honeymooners.  Nestled in the secluded area of Turtle Bay,  Angsana Balaclava offers a hideaway ideal for travellers looking for privacy and relaxation. Angsana Balaclava is the island’s premier boutique resort – the latest 5-star resort on the Mauritian landscape. Angsana Balaclava presents a romantic and exclusive hideaway with its 52 suite and villa resort haven setting in Turtle Bay, Mauritius. Luxurious accommodation infused with modern in-room facilities, various dining venues, award-winning Angsana Spa, panoply of watersports activities, and unique Conservation Laboratory, all weaved into one for that fantasy dream holiday.

Beach Umbrella
Beach Umbrella
Angsana Balaclava
Angsana Balaclava

Day 2: Northern Mauritius

Begin this tour by taking the road through the green Bois Chéri tea plantation to the factory that produces this drink inherited from the nation's British colonial past. In the chalet choose from a variety of different teas; taste them while gazing out onto the spectacular panoramas directly in front of you. Next experience the peace of life long ago at St Aubin where there is an original plantation estate – an unforgettable visit imbued with the scent of anthurium flowers, vanilla and rum. Lunch will be served at either the St Aubin colonial house or at the Andrea lodges. After lunch, take the road to La Vanille Réserve des Mascareignes – a wonderful place for those who love animals, birds and nature. The climax of this excursion is a walk along the marvellous Gris-Gris cliffs fashioned by the pounding of the wind and the ocean waves.

Accommodation: Angsana Balaclava
La Vanille Réserve des Mascareignes
La Vanille Réserve des Mascareignes

Day 3: Northern Mauritius

Prepare for an outing where spectacular changes of scenery are guaranteed: contrast the views looking down onto the high plateaus on the edges of the extinct volcano of Trou-aux-Cerfs with the mysticism of the sacred Hindu lake of Grand-Bassin. Your adventure into nature continues in the Black River Gorges National Park, a marvellous reserve full of wildlife and native flora.  At La Rhumerie de Chamarel be initiated into the secrets of the manufacture of agricultural rum, with a chance to taste it at the end of the guided tour. Following which enjoy a delicious lunch at L’Alchimiste restaurant. With its earths of the seven colours – a spectacular geological phenomenon – and a waterfall more than 100m high Chamarel is a must-see location!

Accommodation: Angsana Balaclava
Black Gorges National Park
Black Gorges National Park

Day 4: Northern Mauritius

A private vehicle with driver will provide a transfer to the airport. 

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Angsana Balaclava: Northern Mauritius

Set in the North West coast of Mauritius, facing spectacular sunsets every evening, Angsana Balaclava is an oasis of relaxation and privacy designed ideally for couples and honeymooners.  Nestled in the secluded area of Turtle Bay,  Angsana Balaclava offers a hideaway ideal for travellers looking for privacy and relaxation. Angsana Balaclava is the island’s premier boutique resort – the latest 5-star resort on the Mauritian landscape. Angsana Balaclava presents a romantic and exclusive hideaway with its 52 suite and villa resort haven setting in Turtle Bay, Mauritius. Luxurious accommodation infused with modern in-room facilities, various dining venues, award-winning Angsana Spa, panoply of watersports activities, and unique Conservation Laboratory, all weaved into one for that fantasy dream holiday.

Angsana Balaclava
Angsana Balaclava
Guestroom
Guestroom
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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    We had such a tremendous trip! We covered a lot of geography, plants and animals - both aquatic and land based. Every guide we had was knowledgeable and very personable. When Grootbos and then Madikwe found out it was my husband's birthday - our guide at Grootbos "Nita" arranged a private party for him (and us) and our chef and butler at Little Madikwe, Violet and Patience, baked cupcakes and got a small group together to sing happy birthday - in English and Afrikaans! We could never have seen so much on our own. The knowledge we gained about South African people, places, animals and history made this our trip of a lifetime! Thank you!

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We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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