Far from the touristic routes, get interacted with Mauritians, artisans. Enjoy a little pause to taste their culinary specialties, before resuming the ride through the undergrowth, along the coastal roads while in search of magnificent panoramic views. History and nature lovers alike will discover the many facets of the paradise island that is Mauritius.
At the enjoyable pace of power-assisted cycling, get away from clichés and popular tourist activities to better explore the hidden face of Mauritius. Go through the undergrowth to get in touch with Mauritian artisans, fishermen, and village inhabitants. Stop at the locals in the village of Souillac to cook and taste the Mauritian culinary specialties. Take the coast road accompanied by the song of the waves to discover magnificent panoramas of the South Coast of Mauritius. There is no longer any train on the island, so come and discover what has become of this old train station in Souillac. You are invited to live, in conviviality and simplicity, real unforgettable moments discovering the treasures of Mauritius Island. The electric bike tour starts from the Place du Moulin in Bel Ombre on this magnificent road lined with coconut trees. First, take the direction of Baie du Jacotet where you will discover the stories of pirates and their treasures.
Then, head towards the village of Rivière des Galets, a unique place in Mauritius with its black pebble beach, very different from all other beaches around Mauritius. Then you will discover the Batelage of the Grande Rivière Sud-Est, the old port of Souillac. You will be visiting other historical places of the Mauritian heritage such as the charming Telfair Garden, the magistracy and its colonial building, and the remains of the former railway station of Souillac in Mauritius. Next, you will drive to the cliffs of Gris-Gris to see “La Roche Qui Pleure”. This part of the coast is not surrounded by coral reefs and the waves break on the cliffs with incredible strength. It’s very impressive, especially at high tide. On the way back, you will be ‘homestay’ at Mala, a local, who will be delighted to welcome you and prepare delicious local dishes. You will thus have the rare opportunity to share a local recipe with her and learn about the daily life of a Mauritian family in a remote village. You will take the road again, passing St Felix, towards the public beach of Riambel where you will have a photo break near the sea. Continue your journey to the sugar factory of Bel Ombre where will end this great adventure with your electric bike, an excursion that will remain etched in your memory. Throughout the tour, you will make various stops at strategic points to enjoy the history or anecdotes of the south coast of Mauritius and appreciate a moment of relaxation.