Visit the Tea Routes of Mauritius

Guided Tea-route visit + Lunch + Tea-tasting

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Le Domaine des Aubineaux, Curepipe / Le Domaine de Saint Aubin, St Aubin / Bois Cheri Tea Factory, Bois Cheri

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Package Highlights:

Discover The Tea Routes Of Mauritius

Discover Mauritian History And Culture

Savour On A Delicious Lunch

Tea Tasting & Biscuits

Important Info:

Region: South

Duration: Flexible

Age restriction: 5 years and older

Activity Time: 09:00-17:00

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: The Tea Route is a gastronomic and cultural journey, aiming to update different facets of a colonial and traditional Mauritius.

Package Summary

Inclusions

The Tea Routes Of Mauritius - Activity Inclusions:

  • Lunch at The Saint-Aubin Restaurant
  • A guide to walk you through the Domaine des Aubineaux
  • Visit of a colonial mansion-museum built in 1872
  • Tour across the garden of the Domaine des Aubineaux
  • A light tea tasting session with homemade tea biscuits
  • A guided tour of the Bois Cheri tea factory (*please see notes)
  • Visit of the Bois Cheri Tea Museum
  • A tea tasting session at the chalet (tea & biscuits)
  • A guided tour of the Saint Aubin house
  • A guided visit of the Sugar Factory
  • Visit of the “Rum” House + Rum Tasting
  • Visit of the Vanilla House
  • Visit of the Anthurium (flowers) greenhouse
  • Visit of the botanical garden

*Notes:

  • The Tea Factory is NOT operational everyday. In order to watch the Tea Factory in operation, please book your visit for Wednesday between 09h00 - 10h30.
  • Operational days and time of the Bois Cheri Tea Factory are subject to change without notice.
  • Operating Days

    Tuesdays to Fridays and Sunday

    Activity Time

    09:00 to 17:00

    Duration

    3 to 4 hrs

    Meeting Point

    Domaine des Aubineaux at 9:00

    Price Validity

    Until 30/04/2021

    Conditions & Additional Info

    Booking The Tea Routes Visit of Mauritius:

    • Please phone at least 24 hours in advance to order your lunch
    • During the winter months, the activity of the factory is diminished.
    • It is not advisable for toddlers under 5 years to visit factories
    • Mauritian ID card or Resident permit must be shown upon arrival

    Cancellation Policy

    As per Deals.mu

    Activity Details

    Activity Details

    The Tea Routes Of Mauritius - Activity Overview

    Deals.mu brings all tea lovers the amazing opportunity of discovering the history of tea as well as all the tea-growing regions of Mauritius along with enjoying a delicious lunch in an exotic setting!

    The Tea Route is a unique and charming excursion, bringing together gastronomy, history and culture. This itinerary makes one discover two closely related worlds: tea and sugar. Take a trip into Mauritian history and its colonial heritage by going through Le Domaine des Aubineaux, Le Domaine de Bois Chéri and Le Domaine de Saint-Aubin.

    What to Expect?

    The Tea Routes Of Mauritius - What to Expect:

    A guide will walk you around during your visit and will guide you on the history, stories and tales of all the sites. It is a trip that will take you back in time to the first days of Mauritius with its rich colonial history and you will get a chance to learn about the importance of tea productions in Mauritius.


    Le Domaine des Aubineaux

    • Discover a great collection of photos of colonial houses and learn about the Tea Industry
    • Visit the Camphor tree garden, trees of the endemic forest, and enjoy the beautiful sights of the tea plantation
    • You will also visit the old stable turned into a distillery, where the secrets of the distillation of essential oils will be revealed to you

    Le Domaine de Bois Chéri

    • Learn about the tea production process at the factory (the old machines, 19th century, photos, tables and documents)
    • A walk in the tea plantation thus discovering the history, stories and tales of the Bois Chéri along with the importance of tea productions in Mauritius.
    • Visit to the tea museum and tea tasting accompanied with delicious biscuits at the chalet.

    Le Domaine de Saint-Aubin

    • You will learn about the estate that produces sugar cane which is then processed to make sugar as well as delicious rum
    • Discover the anthurium flowers and vanilla greenhouses, a botanical trail
    • Opportunity to stroll in the tropical and spice garden
    • Access to the mini-farm where you will be able to interact with animals and birds including fawns, chicks and peacocks among others.

    You will end your tour with a special Mauritian lunch at the highly recommended restaurant of “Le Saint Aubin”.

    Food & Beverages

    Food & Beverages

    Lunch - Visit the Tea Routes of Mauritius Package

    Menu Details Welcome Drink: Cocktail Appetiser: Croquette Starter: Palm heart salad with smoked marlin Main Dish:
    • Chicken (either Creole-style or with a vanilla sauce)
    • Sautéed vegetables
    • Lentils soup
    • Mixed chutneys & plain rice
    Dessert: Fresh fruit sorbet with Saint Aubine vanilla cream Note: A vegetarian menu is also available, upon request

    Additional Information

    Important Information

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


    Minimum height: No height restrictions


    What to bring:

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

    Note: The Bois Cheri Tea Factory operates ONLY on Wednesday from 09h00 - 10h30. All guides and clients have access to the first floor of the factory only.

    Itinerary

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    You’ll start at: 09h00

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    Starting Point

    Domaine des Aubineaux
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    Tea Route

    Le Domaine des Aubineaux Le Domaine de Bois Chéri Le Domaine de Saint-Aubin.
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    You'll finish at 16h00

    From

    Rs1600

    Rs2,051

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    From

    Rs1600

    Rs2,051

    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
    -

    Guided visit + Lunch + Tea-tasting

    Subtotal

    Rs 0

    You will earn

    160 Reward Points

    No Booking Fees
    No Credit Card Fees

    Package Summary

    Inclusions

    The Tea Routes Of Mauritius - Activity Inclusions:

    • Lunch at The Saint-Aubin Restaurant
    • A guide to walk you through the Domaine des Aubineaux
    • Visit of a colonial mansion-museum built in 1872
    • Tour across the garden of the Domaine des Aubineaux
    • A light tea tasting session with homemade tea biscuits
    • A guided tour of the Bois Cheri tea factory (*please see notes)
    • Visit of the Bois Cheri Tea Museum
    • A tea tasting session at the chalet (tea & biscuits)
    • A guided tour of the Saint Aubin house
    • A guided visit of the Sugar Factory
    • Visit of the “Rum” House + Rum Tasting
    • Visit of the Vanilla House
    • Visit of the Anthurium (flowers) greenhouse
    • Visit of the botanical garden

    *Notes:

  • The Tea Factory is NOT operational everyday. In order to watch the Tea Factory in operation, please book your visit for Wednesday between 09h00 - 10h30.
  • Operational days and time of the Bois Cheri Tea Factory are subject to change without notice.
  • Operating Days

    Tuesdays to Fridays and Sunday

    Activity Time

    09:00 to 17:00

    Duration

    3 to 4 hrs

    Meeting Point

    Domaine des Aubineaux at 9:00

    Price Validity

    Until 30/04/2021

    Conditions & Additional Info

    Booking The Tea Routes Visit of Mauritius:

    • Please phone at least 24 hours in advance to order your lunch
    • During the winter months, the activity of the factory is diminished.
    • It is not advisable for toddlers under 5 years to visit factories
    • Mauritian ID card or Resident permit must be shown upon arrival

    Cancellation Policy

    As per Deals.mu

    Activity Details

    Activity Details

    The Tea Routes Of Mauritius - Activity Overview

    Deals.mu brings all tea lovers the amazing opportunity of discovering the history of tea as well as all the tea-growing regions of Mauritius along with enjoying a delicious lunch in an exotic setting!

    The Tea Route is a unique and charming excursion, bringing together gastronomy, history and culture. This itinerary makes one discover two closely related worlds: tea and sugar. Take a trip into Mauritian history and its colonial heritage by going through Le Domaine des Aubineaux, Le Domaine de Bois Chéri and Le Domaine de Saint-Aubin.

    What to Expect?

    The Tea Routes Of Mauritius - What to Expect:

    A guide will walk you around during your visit and will guide you on the history, stories and tales of all the sites. It is a trip that will take you back in time to the first days of Mauritius with its rich colonial history and you will get a chance to learn about the importance of tea productions in Mauritius.


    Le Domaine des Aubineaux

    • Discover a great collection of photos of colonial houses and learn about the Tea Industry
    • Visit the Camphor tree garden, trees of the endemic forest, and enjoy the beautiful sights of the tea plantation
    • You will also visit the old stable turned into a distillery, where the secrets of the distillation of essential oils will be revealed to you

    Le Domaine de Bois Chéri

    • Learn about the tea production process at the factory (the old machines, 19th century, photos, tables and documents)
    • A walk in the tea plantation thus discovering the history, stories and tales of the Bois Chéri along with the importance of tea productions in Mauritius.
    • Visit to the tea museum and tea tasting accompanied with delicious biscuits at the chalet.

    Le Domaine de Saint-Aubin

    • You will learn about the estate that produces sugar cane which is then processed to make sugar as well as delicious rum
    • Discover the anthurium flowers and vanilla greenhouses, a botanical trail
    • Opportunity to stroll in the tropical and spice garden
    • Access to the mini-farm where you will be able to interact with animals and birds including fawns, chicks and peacocks among others.

    You will end your tour with a special Mauritian lunch at the highly recommended restaurant of “Le Saint Aubin”.

    Food & Beverages

    Food & Beverages

    Lunch - Visit the Tea Routes of Mauritius Package

    Menu Details Welcome Drink: Cocktail Appetiser: Croquette Starter: Palm heart salad with smoked marlin Main Dish:
    • Chicken (either Creole-style or with a vanilla sauce)
    • Sautéed vegetables
    • Lentils soup
    • Mixed chutneys & plain rice
    Dessert: Fresh fruit sorbet with Saint Aubine vanilla cream Note: A vegetarian menu is also available, upon request

    Additional Information

    Important Information

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


    Minimum height: No height restrictions


    What to bring:

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

    Note: The Bois Cheri Tea Factory operates ONLY on Wednesday from 09h00 - 10h30. All guides and clients have access to the first floor of the factory only.

    Itinerary

    Itinerary Map
    Map Icon

    You’ll start at: 09h00

    Divider
    1

    Starting Point

    Domaine des Aubineaux
    2

    Tea Route

    Le Domaine des Aubineaux Le Domaine de Bois Chéri Le Domaine de Saint-Aubin.
    Map Icon

    You'll finish at 16h00

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