Visit + Mini Lunch At Vallée Des Couleurs
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Visit And Mini Lunch At Vallée Des Couleurs
Mauritius is famous for its tropical natural beauty. A visit to Vallée des Couleurs while you are on the island imposes itself as a wondrous getaway. Coupled with a mini lunch amidst lush nature, it promises to offer you relief from the hustle of everyday life and to replenish your inner energy.
This beautiful nature reserve is the ideal sanctuary in Mauritius to offer you a unique experience in the midst of the indigenous fauna and flora alongside various fun activities and excursions for all ages. Spending time here, surrounded by the unique 23 coloured soils, six natural waterfall, plateaus, mountains, valleys, craters as well as crater-lakes, will do wonders to your inner self.
The visit to Vallée des Couleurs begins with the access to the park’s exhibition room which provides an outline of the different places of interest you will get to discover through your visit. The volcanic treasures safeguarded at the geological museum will keep you in awe. You will similarly enjoy the visit to the fern garden, without which, any visit of Vallée des Couleurs would be incomplete. This is where you get to see the beauty of tree ferns, wild orchids or other native flowers like the Trochetia (Boucle d’oreille / Ear ring) and the Bouquet Banané (achna Mauriciana), which only blooms at the end of every year.
The park is also home to tortoises, monkeys, stags, fish and also birds such as the Pink Pigeon, Paille en Queue, Cateau Vert with various endemic trees like the Ebony, Bois de Natte, Takamaka and other rare plants also contributing to the beauty of the park.
Visit + Mini Lunch Package At Vallée Des Couleurs Includes:
- Welcome Cocktail
- Contemplation of green valleys, plateaus, hills, lakes, waterfalls, clear rivers, craters and crater-lakes
- Privileged visit to the unique 23 Coloured Earth
- Stunning panoramic sea view of the Southern coast
- Endemic and Indigenous Flora and fauna
- Access to the many facilities of the reserve such as the Kids Garden,Cafeteria and the restaurant.
- Mini lunch: Sandwich + mini fries + soft drink
About Vallée Des Couleurs - Nature Reserve
Vallée Des Couleurs Cascades (waterfalls)
Cascade Vacoas, Cascade Bois de Natte, Cascade Cheveux d’Ange and Cascade Chamouzé are the four wonderful waterfalls where visitors can listen to rustling water;relax in natural intimacy and feel inner peace.
The 23 Coloured Earth
The origin of the 23 Coloured Earth dates back to millions of years after the volcanic eruption of the Bassin Blanc!
During the eruption, the cooling lava solidifies quickly and combines its chemical elements with silica structures into vitreous, small crystals. The chemical composition of basalt, ancient dark igneous rock, changes according to the conditions of the original magma.
When exposed to the surface conditions, the mineral and chemical composition of the molten rock changes progressively. The weathering process that followed produced these different colours of the Earth that we can now observe.
You will have the opportunity to contemplate this fantastic piece of land on its many colours and discover first-hand this unique natural phenomenon.
- Region: South
- Minimum age: No age restriction
- What to bring: It is recommended to bring hiking shoes, sun cream, cap and mosquito repellent, and camera.
- Price per person: 15 Euro