Mauritius

Africa

Overview

Looking for enchantment, magic, adventure, and lots of unforgettable memories? Mauritius has all that for you and more. Book your next trip to this tropical paradise and indulge your soul in an unmatched experience where colors, ethnicities, mountains, forests and beaches all come together to create you a magical journey with so much to see and lots more to do.

 

From botanical gardens to beautiful fauna and flora reserves, water and animal parks, museums, historical sites and aquariums, Mauritius is packed with excitement, adventure, natural and man made beauty waiting to be unraveled and enjoyed. Whether you like to travel luxuriously or you prefer a simple humble vacation, your options are endless and all equally pleasurable. 

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Important information

3 Main Attractions: Trou aux Cerfs, Black River Gorges National Park, Blue Penny Museum

Culture Norms: If you are visiting a private house, make sure to respect the traditions of your host. The type of hospitality you will receive is determined by the religion and social customs of the host, which are closely related. It is appropriate to give a gift as a small token of appreciation if invited for a meal. Dress is normally informal although men will need to wear a suit for particularly formal occasions. All people in Mauritius speak either English or French.

Prices of Necessities: Bottle of water–0.6 $, coffee – 2.4 $, average restaurant meal for 2 persons – 38.0 $

Emergency Numbers: Police: 999 Ambulance: 114 Fire brigade: 115

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Precautions

Vaccinations: Malaria:  Prophylaxis with chloroquine, Lariam, Malarone, doxycyline, or primaquine is recommended for travel to rural areas, except for Rodrigues Island. Hepatitis A & B vaccinations are recommended for all travelers. Yellow fever required for all travelers arriving from a yellow-fever-infected area in Africa or the Americas and for travelers who have been in transit more than 12 hours in an airport located in a country with risk of yellow fever transmission. Not recommended or required otherwise. Two doses of MMR vaccinations are recommended for travelers born after 1956 if not previously taken.

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Currency

Name: Mauritian Rupee

Symbol: MUR

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Weather conditions

Temperature
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Average High
Temperature (C)
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Average Low
Temperature (C)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
28.6°
28.6°
28.4°
27.2°
25.8°
24.3°
23.5°
23.4°
24.3°
25.4°
26.9°
27.8°
23.2°
23.1°
22.9°
22.2°
20.6°
19.2°
18.3°
18.3°
18.5°
19.6°
20.8°
22.2°
Precipitation
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Average Precipitation (mm)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
215.2
243.3
213.5
176.0
117.5
86.3
84.3
79.8
52.8
54.4
67.6
145.7
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Temperature
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Average High
Temperature (C)
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Average Low
Temperature (C)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
28.6°
28.6°
28.4°
27.2°
25.8°
24.3°
23.5°
23.4°
24.3°
25.4°
26.9°
27.8°
23.2°
23.1°
22.9°
22.2°
20.6°
19.2°
18.3°
18.3°
18.5°
19.6°
20.8°
22.2°
Precipitation
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Average Precipitation (mm)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
215.2
243.3
213.5
176.0
117.5
86.3
84.3
79.8
52.8
54.4
67.6
145.7
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