Bois Cheri (Visit & Tour) + Optional Lunch

Visit Tea Factory + Tea Plantation + Tea Tasting + Optional Lunch

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Package Highlights:

Discover The Bois Chéri Tea Plantation

Visit To The Tea Museum

Tea Tasting & Biscuits

Optional Lunch

Important Info:

Region: South

Age restriction: It is not advisable for children under 5 years old to visit the factory

Operating Hours: 09:00 - 17:00

Good To Know:

: Instant Confirmation

: The tea factory is closed on Sunday and Public Holidays.

: Last entrance: 16h00

: On-Site Restaurant

Package Summary

Inclusions

Visit to Bois Cheri + Optional Lunch - Activity Inclusions:

  • A guided tour of the Bois Cheri tea factory (*please see Notes)
  • Visit to the tea museum
  • Visit to the tea plantation
  • Tea tasting at the chalet (tea & biscuits)
  • Optional: 3-course Lunch


  • *Notes:

  • In order to watch the Tea Factory in operation, please book your visit for the morning.
  • The tea factory is open from Monday to Saturday during summer and once a week during the winter season. (Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.)
  • Operational days and time of the Bois Cheri Tea Factory are subject to change without notice.

Operating Days

Everyday

Activity Time

9:00 to 17:00


Tea Factory Operating Hours:

  • Monday to Saturdays - 09:00 to 10:30/11:00
  • *During Winter: Wednesdays only - 09:00 - 10:30

Duration

1-2 hours

Meeting Point

Bois Cheri

Price Validity

Until 31/10/2023

Conditions & Additional Info

Booking information about the Visit to Bois Cheri package

  • Although this package is suitable for any age, it is not advisable for children under 5 years old to visit the factory.
  • During the winter months, the activity of the factory is diminished - It will be open only once a week.
  • Note: The Tea Factory operates in the morning. All guides and clients have access to the first floor of the factory only.
  • Mauritian ID card or Resident permit must be shown upon arrival.

Cancellation Policy

As per Deals.mu

Activity Details

Activity Details

Bois Cheri - Plantation and Factory Overview

Located a few kilometers from Grand Bassin, Bois Chéri is a tea factory and a museum. Bois Chéri is the first tea plantation in Mauritius dates back to 1892.

During the visit, you will increase your knowledge about the different stages of production of the tea making process: from picking to packaging, withering, fermentation, drying and sieving. Bois Chéri produces a new range of flavored teas, green teas and herbal teas.

What to Expect?

What to expect from a visit to Bois Cheri - Plantation and Factory + Optional Lunch

As part of the visit of Bois Cheri, you will be able to discover the below process and history:

  • A guide will lead you through the factory where you will be amazed by the production process of the tea.
  • You will uncover the old machines related to tea production, tea services from the 19th century, photos, tables and documents introducing the knowledge of several different infusions.
  • Have a walk in the tea plantation and witness the great panoramic view of the south of the island whilst learning about the history, stories and tales of the Bois Chéri along with the importance of tea productions in Mauritius.
  • Visit to the tea museum - The tea museum completes the visit and highlights the particularities of this culture in the history of our island.
  • Tea Tasting - Do not miss the chance to taste the different flavors of tea with the delicious biscuits at the chalet.
  • It is highly recommended that you end your tour with a lunch. Dine in a serene setting at Le Bois Cheri Restaurant with an appetising 3-course lunch (Optional).

Food & Beverages

Food & Beverages

Bois Cheri (Visit & Tour) - Food & Beverages

At the end of the tour, you have the option to enjoy a delicious lunch at Le Bois Cheri Restaurant. Signature Welcome:
  • Homemade Bois Chéri Iced Tea

Starters (Choose one):
  • Starter option 1: Crispy Chicken served with sweet chili sauce
  • Starter option 2: Mauritian-style Calamari salad served with pineapple, fresh vegetables and citrus vinaigrette
  • Starter option 3: Coeur de Palmiste Saint Aubin salad with citrus vinaigrette (V)

Main Courses (Choose one):
  • Main course option 1: Octopus curry (ourite) accompanied by lentils, pickles, steamed rice and tomato chutney
  • Main course option 2: Saint Aubin vanilla chicken served with traditional accompaniments
  • Main course option 3: Spaghetti with tomato sauce, cheese and fresh basil (V)

Dessert:
  • Dessert option 1: Caramelized banana and vanilla ice cream
  • Dessert option 2: A selection of ice creams or sorbets

Drinks:
  • Tea tasting: A selection of 3 varieties of tea
  • Drinks not mentioned are not included and payable on site.

Additional Information

Important Information

Important info about your visit to Bois Cheri


Age restriction: It is not advisable for children under 5 years to visit factories


Minimum height: No height restrictions

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Suitable footwear (sports shoes)
  • Mosquito repellent

Tips

  • Reach the Tea Factory early in the morning in order to discover the tea making process as it's not operational after 10.30.
  • You can also purchase your favorite tea flavor there.
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Rs275

Price applicable on booking during 01/11/2020 to 31/10/2023

Rs350

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From

Rs275

Price applicable on booking during 01/11/2020 to 31/10/2023

Rs350

Select Your Booking

Calender
Select your prefered date from the calendar below (please note that it is subject to availablity)
Open Voucher
Open Voucher - Offers maximum flexibility as it is valid for any date within 90 days of purchase.

Free

Available

Not available

Clear dates

Selected Date
-

Bois Cheri (Visit Only)

Bois Cheri (Visit & Lunch)

Subtotal

Rs 0

You will earn

28 Reward Points

No Booking Fees
No Credit Card Fees

Package Summary

Inclusions

Visit to Bois Cheri + Optional Lunch - Activity Inclusions:

  • A guided tour of the Bois Cheri tea factory (*please see Notes)
  • Visit to the tea museum
  • Visit to the tea plantation
  • Tea tasting at the chalet (tea & biscuits)
  • Optional: 3-course Lunch


  • *Notes:

  • In order to watch the Tea Factory in operation, please book your visit for the morning.
  • The tea factory is open from Monday to Saturday during summer and once a week during the winter season. (Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.)
  • Operational days and time of the Bois Cheri Tea Factory are subject to change without notice.

Operating Days

Everyday

Activity Time

9:00 to 17:00


Tea Factory Operating Hours:

  • Monday to Saturdays - 09:00 to 10:30/11:00
  • *During Winter: Wednesdays only - 09:00 - 10:30

Duration

1-2 hours

Meeting Point

Bois Cheri

Price Validity

Until 31/10/2023

Conditions & Additional Info

Booking information about the Visit to Bois Cheri package

  • Although this package is suitable for any age, it is not advisable for children under 5 years old to visit the factory.
  • During the winter months, the activity of the factory is diminished - It will be open only once a week.
  • Note: The Tea Factory operates in the morning. All guides and clients have access to the first floor of the factory only.
  • Mauritian ID card or Resident permit must be shown upon arrival.

Cancellation Policy

As per Deals.mu

Activity Details

Activity Details

Bois Cheri - Plantation and Factory Overview

Located a few kilometers from Grand Bassin, Bois Chéri is a tea factory and a museum. Bois Chéri is the first tea plantation in Mauritius dates back to 1892.

During the visit, you will increase your knowledge about the different stages of production of the tea making process: from picking to packaging, withering, fermentation, drying and sieving. Bois Chéri produces a new range of flavored teas, green teas and herbal teas.

What to Expect?

What to expect from a visit to Bois Cheri - Plantation and Factory + Optional Lunch

As part of the visit of Bois Cheri, you will be able to discover the below process and history:

  • A guide will lead you through the factory where you will be amazed by the production process of the tea.
  • You will uncover the old machines related to tea production, tea services from the 19th century, photos, tables and documents introducing the knowledge of several different infusions.
  • Have a walk in the tea plantation and witness the great panoramic view of the south of the island whilst learning about the history, stories and tales of the Bois Chéri along with the importance of tea productions in Mauritius.
  • Visit to the tea museum - The tea museum completes the visit and highlights the particularities of this culture in the history of our island.
  • Tea Tasting - Do not miss the chance to taste the different flavors of tea with the delicious biscuits at the chalet.
  • It is highly recommended that you end your tour with a lunch. Dine in a serene setting at Le Bois Cheri Restaurant with an appetising 3-course lunch (Optional).

Food & Beverages

Food & Beverages

Bois Cheri (Visit & Tour) - Food & Beverages

At the end of the tour, you have the option to enjoy a delicious lunch at Le Bois Cheri Restaurant. Signature Welcome:
  • Homemade Bois Chéri Iced Tea

Starters (Choose one):
  • Starter option 1: Crispy Chicken served with sweet chili sauce
  • Starter option 2: Mauritian-style Calamari salad served with pineapple, fresh vegetables and citrus vinaigrette
  • Starter option 3: Coeur de Palmiste Saint Aubin salad with citrus vinaigrette (V)

Main Courses (Choose one):
  • Main course option 1: Octopus curry (ourite) accompanied by lentils, pickles, steamed rice and tomato chutney
  • Main course option 2: Saint Aubin vanilla chicken served with traditional accompaniments
  • Main course option 3: Spaghetti with tomato sauce, cheese and fresh basil (V)

Dessert:
  • Dessert option 1: Caramelized banana and vanilla ice cream
  • Dessert option 2: A selection of ice creams or sorbets

Drinks:
  • Tea tasting: A selection of 3 varieties of tea
  • Drinks not mentioned are not included and payable on site.

Additional Information

Important Information

Important info about your visit to Bois Cheri


Age restriction: It is not advisable for children under 5 years to visit factories


Minimum height: No height restrictions

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Suitable footwear (sports shoes)
  • Mosquito repellent

Tips

  • Reach the Tea Factory early in the morning in order to discover the tea making process as it's not operational after 10.30.
  • You can also purchase your favorite tea flavor there.

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