Mauritius: A breath of fresh air

Traveling for me is the most liberating activity that could refresh my mind. Whether it is an overload of work, a bad breakup or a simple time that you make for your family and friends, it is an absolute necessity for me to travel to a destination that takes me away from the monotony and redundant lifestyle that we lead on a daily basis. And if you desperately need that break, Mauritius is the place for you. For all those nature lovers and those who enjoy the diversity, you should know that Mauritius is just that. Mauritius is one of the most breathtaking places on earth. With scenic beauties that leave you awed by its charm and culture that is a perfect fusion of various cultures to form one that truly stands unique to all, Mauritius is by far one of the best holiday spots that I have visited.

The day I arrived, I rented a car from soleiro car rental mauritius, which was a life saver. Renting a car not only gives you the complete freedom to navigate and visit whatever place you choose, but it also provides you with the convenience factor. Car Rental Mauritius has a great fleet of rental vehicles at very affordable prices. They also offer lots of services which you may require while being in the paradise island. With a map, a GPS navigation system (make sure you have a good sense of direction, though) and free wifi, I set out on the journey of exploring the city. As mentioned before, Mauritius is known for two things- Its scenic beauty and culture.

One of the most popular tourist spots is the Black River Gorges National Park. The national park basically includes you hiking amongst thick forests and vegetation. If you choose the perfect weather, the mild breeze that rummages through the leaves on the trees gives the most peaceful and melancholic music to keep you going. The view and halt points on your way would provide you with a complete overview of the density and vastness of the forest. It also includes many natural reserves and a stunning waterfall.  As you trek through the park, you also come across canyons and parks. Traveling alone and listening to the rhythmic melodies of nature while observing its natural beauty was absolutely refreshing and calming.

On a similar note were the Tamarind falls. Three beautifully slim yet fast paced streams gently touched the stones of the mountain and drizzled down the rocks. There also was a significant hike to the falls which was yet again an amusing deal alongside the scenic beauties that surrounded me. Once having completed the visit to the falls, I easily got into my rented car and drove down to the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical garden. To this, there were two advantages. Firstly, I lost myself in the streets of the city and chose to inquire the directions from the by passers. The people of Mauritius are extremely kind. With their own language being KreoleMorisyen, other languages that are spoken and written in Mauritius include French, Hindi, Bhojpuri, and English. Thus language was not much of a barrier. The Botanical Garden was one of a kind. This garden is 60 acres of land that is filled with exotic plants grown. Name after Late Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam, the father of the nation; the garden includes an incredible variety of plants that are rare and some even extinct!

The nightlife of Mauritius was also one of the notable experience I had. The most recent and upcoming concept of partying by the coast has resulted in many nightclubs to open on the beach giving life to the country even in the dark. Giving you the essence of a true party animal as well as pubs that allow you to simply drink a beer and chill, the coastal region has catered for all kinds of nocturnal extroverts as well as introverts. The La Preneuse beach is as enchanting at night as it is in the day. The coastline is rather beautifully shaped, and the beach is well maintained and clean.

Mauritius was a bundle of everything! It included late night parties and stunning sceneries. It included mind blowing cuisines and a different sense of music. The encapsulating hikes and walks calmed the mind and gave you plenty of time to leave you problems behind. After all, I was in a place far away from home!