Exploring an entire continent in just 6 days
Did you know that Mauritius rests on what is a newly discovered continent? The island country is now the last over water remnant of Mauritia, a now largely submerged continent in the Indian ocean. Here's all you need to know about exploring the entire continent of Mauritia in six days.
How To Reach Mauritius
Mauritius has two major airports that receive regular commercial flights from all around the world, the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport and the Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport. The former is the busiest of the two. There are direct flights as well as flights with a stop over in Dubai. You can also reach Mauritius by cruises that operate from South African ports.
Visa Requirements For Mauritius
All foreigners travelling to Mauritius require a visa to enter this country. Citizens of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Laos, Libya, Mali, Pakistan, Palestine, Saharawi Republic, Somalia, Sri Lanka and more countries need a visa prior to their arrival in Mauritius. You can see the list of countries here which require a visa on arrival and before arrival. Some countries do not require a visa to visit Mauritius, the names of these countries have been mentioned in this list. A tourist visa is valid for sixty days from arrival. You can find more details about getting a visa for Mauritius from here.
Getting In and Around
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Plaisance is the main access point for Mauritius. Hiring a car is the easiest way to explore Mauritius. For places to visit in Mauritius unconnected by roadways you can opt to fly to various places. Helicopter rides to most attractions are offered by Air Mauritius. Metered taxis are available for shorter routes.
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