185 years ago on this day, in 1835, slavery was abolished in Mauritius.
The Chinese New Year is widely known as the Spring Festival in China. The festival is celebrated in January/February and the date of the Chinese New Year is determined by the lunar calendar.
It’s that time of the year again…Christmas!
The AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open, known as ABMO, is a men’s professional golf tournament and it is the only worldwide tri –sanctioned tournament endorsed by the Sunshine Tour, the European Tour and the Asian Tour.
Certainly not an event to be missed, the Maiden is a prestigious race run at the Champ De Mars since 1843.
Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated all over the island during the August and September.
Visit of The Pope in Mauritius
The World Travel Awards established since 1993, reward and celebrate the best international brands from travel, tourism and hospitality industry. Its annual gala ceremonies is one of the most renowned events organised globally. Mauritius is proud to host the World Travel award 2019 in June.
The first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal is Eid Ul Fitr
Time flies so fast. We are in December and it's summer. In Mauritius, Christmas is warm.
Casela World of Adventures has undergone renovation and has expanded from bird park to adventure park. Many bird species and animals such as lions, giraffes, hippopotamus, camels, impalas and ostriches can be spotted from the safari bus. Walking with the lions is an exciting opportunity for many and more adventurous visitors may prefer ziplining, the Tulawaka gold coaster or quad biking in the surrounding wild nature. The park is child-friendly though many activities are suitable only for teens or adults.
If you are on holidays, you can take a day pass at 450MUR per person presentation of your passport. Classes are held almost all day long raging from Zumba to yoga classes.
Summer season in Mauritius is special as fruit trees are laden with fruits: mangoes, papayas, guavas, litchis and many more.
Diyas are earthen lamps that are lit on Divali festival. They are made locally but are being replaced by electric lights. Rangoli is an artistic pattern with coloured rice that can be seen in temples and in many homes on Divali day.
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