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The Tea Route

The Tea Route


"The Tea Route" offers a 3-step tour where you will discover the history of our island and its people, traditions and localflavorsYou will visit the colonial period houses and gardens, discover the rum distillation processes and essential oils, the know-how of tea culture and other local sights.


Domaine des Aubineaux

1st Step of the Tea Route

Domaine des Aubineaux

The tour begins with the Domain Aubineauxone of the last colonial mansions typical of the late 19th century, located in the highlandsGuides will offer a cultural tour of the house built in 1872, where you will discover furniture dating back to the East India Company and a fine collection of old photographs.


You will also visit the old stables have been converted on the one hand and in the meeting room of the store and otheressential oil distilleryAfter a break in the tearoom, enjoy the floral park and visit the garden of camphorEnjoy the variety ofexotic plants and some trees endemic to the island.


Bois Chéri

Bois Chéri

2nd Stage of the Tea Route


The second step is to Bois Chéri. Head to the tea factory. The guides will be happy to show and explain the various stages of production. A tea museum completes the visit.


To illustrate, a tasting is offered in a cottage with panoramic views of the area and throughout the south of the island. You can even taste the delicacies of tea chef at Restaurant Le Bois Chéri!




Le Saint Aubin

Le Saint Aubin

3rd Stage of the Tea Route
The last step is a few kilometers north of Souillac towards Eel RiverSaint Aubin to discover a colonial house built in 1819. It was the residence of the individual directors of the sugar estate, before being renovated in the 90s. This place has beentransformed into a table d'hôte meals and offers typical Mauritian-based regional product. The property produces sugar caneused to make sugar but also the delicious rum you can follow the production at the distillery.


At "La Maison de la Vanille", you will discover the long process of transformation of this orchidflowers of the clove scented.

The Tea Route is a rewarding journey to the heart of a traditional Mauritius.



Call (230) 696 6000 to sign up for "The Tea Route" excursion


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