What to See Around Port Louis, Mauritius

Mauritius, Port Louis Guide (B): What to See Around Port Louis, Mauritius

Mauritius - the paradise Island situated right beside Madagascar has become a popular destination among those looking for some sun in the middle of the winter, especially from colder northern countries. Most tourist head straight to the resorts to spend time lying on the tropical beaches under coconut trees and swimming in the turquoise waters. However, it is worth to go out of the separated tourist zones and get away to visit the capital - port Louis - bustling city which can be described as the whole world concentrated into one little spot in the Indian Ocean.

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport is located in the south of the Island, Port Louis is on the opposite side. However, Mauritius is so small that traveling anywhere on the island is not a problem at all. The distance from the airport to the capital is around 40 kilometers (25 miles). A taxi ride will take around 45 minutes - 1 hour and costs about 700 MUR (17 EUR/23 USD). The public bus is much cheaper, although slower, it runs every 30 minutes and the fare is only around 70 MUR (1.70 EUR/2.30 USD). ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What to See Around Port Louis, Mauritius
Guide Location: Mauritius » Port Louis
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Cathedral of St. Louis   Bazaars   Le Caudan Waterfront   Botanic Gardens   Sugar Factory Museum  
Author: Tomasz Lisowski
Read it on author's website: https://adventurous-travels.squarespace.com/posts/port-louis-what-to-see-around-the-capital-of-mauritius