Mauritius: Visa-free for Chinese mainland tourists, warm and comfortable four seasons, blue sea and blue sky island scenery, the world's second highest air quality. At present, tourists can fly from Hong Kong to Mauritius, according to Sun Wendi, chief representative of Mauritius representative Office in China, is currently negotiating with Sichuan Airlines, the near future is expected to open a direct flight to Mauritius, when the ticket will be discounted about 2000 yuan, the flight will be shortened by 2 to 3 hours. Located in the southern Indian Ocean, about 8,000km from mainland China, Mauritius has a 330km coastline surrounded by coral reefs and boasts stunning lagoons. The rich ocean allows visitors to deep-sea fishing, swim with dolphins, and explore the underwater world in shallow water. At the same time, the interior of Mauritius also has seven colored earth, forest park and other attractions, where tourists can come to hunt, but also experience the oldest golf course in Africa. Because of the colonial rule of the Netherlands, France and Britain, coupled with its geographical location, the African continent and the Indian Ocean, it has the romance of France, the elegance of England, the mystery of India and the enthusiasm of Africa, the official languages are English and French. In the past three years, thanks to visa-free travel for Chinese mainland tourists, beautiful scenery and comfortable environment, the number of Chinese tourists entering Mauritius has increased year by year, with a growth rate of 100.7%. Last year, the number of Chinese tourists entering Mauritius reached nearly 42,000.
Mauritius Mauritius is an island country in the western Indian Ocean. Including the island of Mauritius and Rodrigo Island, Saint Bran Islands, Agalega Islands, Chagos Islands (now under British administration) and Tromland Island (now under French administration) and other islands. It covers an area of 2040 square kilometers (about a third of its size). Mauritius is a volcanic island surrounded by coral reefs. The coastline is 217 km long. It is a sub-tropical Marine climate, divided into summer and winter, hot and humid all the year round. In 1598, the Dutch came to Mauritius and Mauritius was named after the Dutch prince Maurice Van Nassau. The Dutch ruled the island for more than 100 years. In 1715, the French occupied the island of Mauritius and renamed it the "Isle of France". More than 100 years later, after the British defeated the French, the name of the island was changed back to "Mauritius", and the island was officially annexed to the British colony in 1814. The Mauritians sought autonomy through various means, and finally in July 1961, the United Kingdom granted Mauritius autonomy. Mauritius officially declared independence on 12 March 1968. Today, Mauritius is a member of the British Commonwealth, the official language is English, and the population is 1.074 million. But street signs and business licences in Mauritius are mostly in French, and most residents speak French better than English. So if you are a French lover, I believe you will be more comfortable in Mauritius
[Travel time & Climate] Mauritius is located in the Southern Hemisphere, so summer in China is winter there, winter in China is summer there. Don't want to spend winter in China, welcome to Mauritius, jump into the sun, the beach, a touch of sea blue arms. Mauritius is not Maldives, not Bali, it is unique. It's different from other islands and sitting by the sea and looking at the sea is what it's all about, you need to get out of the wine, go up the mountain, go out to sea to appreciate what makes Mauritius different. There are many travel guides on the Internet, but no one has written how to go deep-sea fishing, how to learn to dive, how to watch horse racing. The characteristics of Mauritius nobody experiences, everyone sees the same thing, no difference. The easiest way, just a round trip ticket. When you get off the plane and enter the terminal, you can apply for a visa on arrival with your round-trip ticket and wine reservation confirmed. Therefore, when the airport exits, as long as the plane ticket to the hairball, no visa can be left. If you like adventure, you can choose to drive yourself. However, Mauritius self-driving is not more convenient than Europe, many road brands are not clear, and most of them are small roads, SO it is recommended to choose chartered buses for convenience. There are about 4,000 taxis in Mauritius, and there are taxis at the door of each wine and on the street to serve you. You just need to wave your hand and negotiate the price of a round-trip transfer (or the price of a one-day chartered car). Now do more and more Mauritius travel, public reputation has been good, the earliest sex will be strong clubmed, belongs to the high-end, with the growing demand of the free travel market, also began to do other grades of wine, Tu Niu also a lot of but mixed, this also need to be screened.
[Consumption] Coming to Mauritius is not a civilian tourism in the ordinary sense, it is a luxury tour. The main expenses are on airfare and alcohol. More than 85% of the total number of Chinese tourists who come here for their honeymoon must live in wine, which makes the consumption level unable to decline. If you choose a holiday home, the price will be much lower, and many foreigners are here to rent a house and drive around. It depends on your own preferences, if you go again, you will choose open-top driving, I believe there will be a different experience. Departure airport will see a lot of different exchange, the service staff are constantly calling to his home to exchange rupees. If it is a few friends to play together, it is recommended to exchange together, the more you exchange, the more appropriate the exchange rate. Finally we got to 30 rupees to the dollar. Outside the airport, there are also many places to exchange money within the island of Mauritius, and there are some differences in exchange rates between different places. The exchange rate in Port Louis, the capital, is relatively higher. Of course, you can also change your money at the bank, and yes, you can also change your money at the currency exchange office, which is very favorable. Outside of these places, you can also exchange alcohol, but there is a service charge, and generally, one yuan can be exchanged for 4.5 rupees, which is a relatively good exchange rate if you convert yuan into dollars and then rupees. There is no service charge when you change money at the bank. You usually have to show your passport when you change money. If you want to return to China, you still have a lot of rupees, then you need to fill in the cash form to cash back. So it is not recommended to exchange too much rupees [bank] credit cards: Generally speaking, banks, most wine, food and travel accept credit cards, of which Visa and mastercard are the most convenient to use. Outside the main tourist areas, cash is mostly accepted. However, it is not convenient to carry a lot of cash with you. Atms are widely distributed in the country, but if you are going to Rhode Island, it is recommended that you bring enough cash. There are few ATMs on the island. Most ATMs are located outside the bank. Outside of banks, you can also find ATMs at airports, supermarkets and other shopping places, most of which accept Visa and Master cards. Since January 22, 2010, UnionPay has also opened its business in Mauritius. [Souvenirs] Local sugar, herbs, pepper, rum, and local black tea are also worth buying. Any tourist can buy a toy with the image of the dodo bird, which was wiped out by Dutch invaders in the 16th century. Indian decor and a rather luxurious carpet. For tax refund services and duty-free goods, flight number and passport are required.
Local time is four hours behind time. Business closes at 4 p.m., avoiding Port Louis on Saturdays and weekends. [Pre-trip preparation] If you want to have a full self-service tour, you have to find your own air tickets and accommodation reservations, but also plan your own itinerary and control diet, shopping expenses... All these factors have to be taken into account. Although it sounds very hard, but from nothing to have a plan to complete a trip, it is also very rewarding. Another advantage of this kind of tourism is that it is more able to make itinerary planning according to their own preferences, which can make people feel that they have a personal style and a certain depth. Advantages: more time and effort saving, the plane plus wine, to the airport there is a Chinese tour guide collective bus to deliver wine, when the collective to send the plane. This class is recommended if you just want to enjoy a break from the sea. [Visa] Mauritius is visa-free for tourists with Chinese passport. 2. With passport, wine reservation, round-trip air ticket, you can get a stay permit within 30 days upon landing. [Mauritius Cuisine] Mauritius cuisine has been recommended by many gourmands, because it has a very Mauritius taste, just like its own culture. It has the elements of mixing and matching, but it does not lack its own characteristics. African passion, French romance, British elegance, Indian charm, when culture and food are strongly collided, the food we taste here, of course, also combines the diverse and unique flavours of Mauritius itself. So the whole trip is a feeling, can not eat. How to eat will also leave a little regret, just wait for later when you go back to make up for it ~ (1) Riole food, is the unique food tone here, the main method is to cook with curry and tomato meat, and it is worth mentioning that, unlike Indian curry, Mauritius curry is made of fresh tomatoes, Mix the unique Creole flavor into a French or Chinese meal, and you will naturally have an unusual taste that is unique to Mauritius. (2) Dhollpurri, of course, can not miss the seafood here and the local quite famous Dhollpurri, which is a flour filled pancake, then spread with tomato sauce, while eating to enjoy the seka dance handed down by African slaves, its own taste. (3) Mauritian curries, unlike Indian curries, also have their own set - curry made from fresh tomatoes. (4) If you have the opportunity, try quail salad with strawberry vinaigrette, fried banana, mango coconut chicken breast roll, etc. (5) Seafood, such as marling, fresh tuna, smoked swordfish, oysters, mini lobster. Among them, the smoke swordfish is very famous, the fish quality is similar to salmon, but the color is red. Lobster is also the favorite of every island rabbit. A rabbit that loves seafood. (6) Local barbecue, children's shoes to participate in the eastern Kashima tour, recommended optional itinerary including meals. It's really nice to enjoy a local barbecue meal on Kashima Island with some free local beer. In addition, if you especially like to stay in the water friends, the pockets are full, you can directly choose to live in the four seasons wine, its geographical location and the hairball attractions deer Island is very close, wine has free small speed boat direct, and a lot of frequency. Therefore, it saves the link and cost of going to Kashima alone in the trip. Sugar cane juice: As we all know, Mauritius is rich in sugar cane, so needless to say, fresh and delicious sugar cane juice, but can not be compared. In many places near the scenic spot, there are carts selling sugarcane juice for 50 rupees a glass, about 10 yuan. If you usually do not like sweet friends, you can add this lemon juice to the drink, the taste is better ~ it is best to add sparkling water, or mineral water, so as not to be sweet.