Mauritius was created before Paradise
came into being, and served as a model for the
latter. Mark Twain.
Transports in Mauritius
The bus is a way to get from one place to another
on the island and it is inexpensive. Car rentals
are also available; you must be at least 23 years
of age and have a driver’s license of at
least one year’s standing. Taxis in Mauritius
are another means of exploring the island.
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You chose Mauritius
as a holiday destination. You
might have certainly fallen in love with the beaches
and wonderful hotel in Mauritius. However one
needs to be in Mauritius to experience the unique
welcome that Mauritians provide to the guests.
Mauritian people are indeed very special. Throughout
the island while you will meet a number of different
people from various communities and religious
backgrounds, you will find out the b bonds
that link people. From an early age, Mauritian
people learn to build friendship ties beyond those
differences. Mauritian identity has thus emerged
from a unique sense of unity amongst cultural
This openness towards friends from other communities
has extended into natural welcome to foreign guests.
Mauritians are indeed eager to share their culture,
traditions and emotions with tourists.
Moreover, in mauritius hotels this
welcome has been given a professional touch. We
do our best to pamper our tourists during their
stay. Quietness, peace and relaxation are our
precious gifts to visitors; we want you to back
home relaxed and full of happy memories.
Visa is not necessary. A valid
passport or traveling document(not an identity
card) is required as the return ticket or one
indicating a journey to another destination. No
tourist is permitted to accept paid employment
during his stay.
Passport & Immigration Office
Casernes centrals – Port Louis
Phone (230) 208 1212
Fax (230) 212 2398
The local currency is the Mauritius rupee. It is divided
- Rs = rupee
- One rupee = 0.0318 euro
There are banks in all the large towns. They will change
banknotes or traveler’s checks.
Bank hours are: Monday trough Friday from 9.30 hrs to
2.30 pm and Saturdays 9.30 to 11.30 pm
There are no compulsory vaccinations for European visitors.
Persons coming from areas where Yellow Fever is a danger
are advised to be sure that their tetanus, diphtheria,
hepatitis B and hepatitis A are up to date.
The island’s climate is that of a tropical region
of the southern hemispheres with two seasons that are
the reverse of those in the northern hemisphere.
The summer is humid and hot – from November to
April: 22 degree Celsius at night and 30 degree Celsius
and above during the day, with heavy rains and a relative
humidity of 80 %.
Mauritius has a cyclone season from mid December through
mid-April. Due to the small size of the island, the
probability of its being stuck directly by cyclones
or storms is very low.
Tourism in mauritius
Beautiful beaches, cultural diversity, hotel infrastructure
as well as decent hospitality and service by its people
has made of Mauritius a prized destination. Tourism
has increased from 290,000 arrivals in 1990 to 590,000
in 1999. indeed, tourism in Mauritius is a real success
story. Europeans constitute 58 % of the client base.
France representing 46 % of arrivals.
Mauritius has new found attractions. A green and fresh
heart that is making the joy of overseas visitors, who
like to investigate the interior as a change from the
sand, sun and sea. There are numerous places that you
can visit in Mauritius as : casela leisure park, pamplemousses
garden, the crocodile park, le val nature park, the
black river national park and… just some of the
things you will really appreciate are : fishing to large,
deep dea diving, go under water, sailing cruise…
we at taxi Mauritius will do our best to help you find
the best leisure for you.