Post breakfast, your Mauritius tour package includes a full-day excursion to the North Island. Today you will be exploring the top attractions in the capital city of Port Louis. Start with Place D'Armes, and head to Champ de Mars Racecourse.
Port Louis is the capital as well as the largest city in Mauritius. It is a treasure trove of cultural as well as historical structures that feasts the sore eyes. The city is brimming with attractions that let you soak up the true essence of Mauritius. It is a magical holiday spot with a gorgeous background of the lofty Le Ponce and Pieter Mountains. Even the Port Louis beaches offer a scenic setting for visitors away from the city's hustle.
Place D'Armes is one of the most iconic sites on the African island. The boulevard is lined with palm trees and leads to the 18th-century Government House. Here you will find several statues of great men who played a significant role in the history of Mauritius. Place D'Armes and the Government House stand tall in the heart of the city and are regarded as this island's National Heritage.
Founded in the year 1812, Champ de Mars Racecourse is the most ancient racecourse in the Southern Hemisphere. The first horse race was held here in the 19th-century. It is in the same year, the British forces took over the island after defeating the French. Today, Champ de Mars Racecourse has a high international reputation and horse racing is the country's major sport. You can wander around the racecourse and enjoy the cool Indian Ocean breeze.
The tour continues to the exotic Le Caudan Waterfront and finally, the day ends with shopping. Le Caudan Waterfront is a luxurious complex packed with plush shops, casinos, movie theatres, restaurants and a five-star hotel. It combines a modern architectural style with a rich historical background. Besides shopping and entertainment, this arena hosts several remarkable events which will let you immerse in the cosmopolitan vibe of Port Louis.
With more than 170 outlets, Le Caudan Waterfront is an ideal place to go on a shopping spree. The outlets are a combination of international and local brands and include trendy, must-have items. From accessories and apparels to gadgets and souvenirs, you will find everything under one roof.
Return to the hotel and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.