Departure point: Your place of accommodation
Departure time: 08:30 am
Duration: 8 hours
Highlights: Tea factory, tea tasting, Colonial houses, Rum tasting
The Tea Route is a unique experience which will bring you into the Mauritian history and its colonial heritage. The tour starts at Domaine des Aubineaux, a colonial house built in 1872 with its original furnishings.
The second step is the tea factory of Bois Cheri where you will be shown the internal production to the packaging. Close to the tea factory, the visit ends with a tasting of various relaxing and scented tea varieties in a cottage facing a lake surrounded by tea plantation and stunning views.
A few miles in the south, at Saint Aubin, another colonial house, you will enjoy a tasteful creole lunch served on the terrace. Built in 1891, the house in addition to producing sugarcane is also touted for its delicious rum of which you can follow the production at the distillery where you will get the opportunity to taste the different flavors of rum.
At "La Maison de la Vanille", you will also discover the long process of transformation of this orchid.
↓ Departure from your place of accommodation
↓ Visit of Bois Cheri Tea Factory
↓ Tea tasting in a cottage facing a lake
↓ Visit of Domaine des Aubineaux (Colonial house)
↓ Visit of Saint Aubin (Colonial house)
↓ Lunch on the terrace
↓ Rum distillery and rum tasting
↓ La Maison de la Vanille
↓ Return to your place of accommodation
• Private transfer by car or bus
• Multilingual tour guide
• Entrance ticket to attractions
• Lunch (starter, main course, dessert) with a soft drink or water included
• Welcoming drink: Homemade Ice tea
• Starter: Palm heart salad with smoked marlin
• Main Course: Chicken with a vanilla sauce sauteed vegetables lentils soup. Mixed chutneys & Plain rice
• Desert: Caramelized banana in toffee sauce
What to bring:
• Comfortable shoes
• Mosquito repellent