Flights to Mauritius

Mauritius – The Star and Key of Indian Ocean

Mauritius is a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural country, which has been ruled by the Arabs, the Portuguese, the Dutch and the French at some point in history. Beautifully set against the turquoise blue of the Indian Ocean, the country boasts of long stretches of white sandy beaches, enchanting marine life, lip smacking delicacies and engaging adventure activities.

Carriers flying from India to Mauritius Air Mauritius. Other airlines flying to Mauritius are Emirates, British Airways, Air Seychelles, Air India, Lufthansa, AirAsia X, Malaysia Airlines, Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Air France, Kenya Airways, AirAsia, Turkish Airlines, Air Austral.

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How to find cheap flights to Mauritius?

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  • Once you have finalised the dates for your vacation to Mauritius, you can refer to our price alert tool that keeps you updated about the recurring changes in air fares through regular e-mails. There is also the option to unsubscribe the alerts if you are done using our services.
  • Go through our month view tool which lets you know the cheapest month/day to fly to Mauritius so that you can plan your trip accordingly.

Which city is cheap to fly to in Mauritius?

If you want to find the cheapest city to fly to Mauritius, go to the countries section at the bottom of the home page. Here, you will discover a list of popular cities within the country along with the estimated air fares. Based on these prices, you can pick the city that will cost you the least to travel to.

Domestic travel between cities

The island country of Mauritius has a well-maintained public transport system that links the various regions of the state. You can easily commute around different places in the country by taxis. However, buses are a more affordable mode of transport when it comes to long distance journeys. Express bus services run from the capital city, Port Louis, to all parts of the country. There are also numerous rental companies that offer car, bicycle and scooter at reasonable prices. Check out our car hire option for more details.  If you wish to enjoy an aerial view of the island, you can opt for the helicopter services provided by Air Mauritius as well as the Mauritius Police Force. You can also travel across islands via boats and ferries offered by the Mauritius Shipping Corporation. 

Things to do in Mauritius

Encircled by a fragmented ring of mountain stretches, the littoral country of Mauritius is one of the top holiday destinations in the world. A utopia for all the pleasure-seekers, Mauritius brings forth a gazillion of tourist spots for you to explore. The Grand Bay in North Mauritius, famed for its spectacular nightlife, is indeed worth a visit. If you are a beach hopper, you simply can’t miss an outing to the beaches in Pereybere and Balaclava. Apart from this, there are several natural attractions like the fishing village of Mahebourg, the wildlife habitat of Ile aux Aigrettes, the Casela Nature Park, the Black River Gorges National Sanctuary, the Ganga Talao lake and a lot more. The local cuisine of Mauritius mainly comprises seafood, although it incorporates an eclectic fusion of Creole, Chinese, European and India food. The influence of the French culture is greatly evident in the various dishes available here. Indulge in a shopping escapade and splurge on fascinating products like paintings, hats, textiles sculptures, ethnic jewellery, medicinal plants and much more.

Before you fly to Mauritius

Visa for Indians flying to Mauritius

Indian nationals flying to Mauritius are issued free visas on arrival for a stay of 60 days, provided they have a sponsorship letter, a confirmed booking for accommodation, a valid return ticket and sufficient funds (minimum of USD 100 per day). If your holiday exceeds 60 days, you must apply for a visa from the Mauritius High Commission in New Delhi prior to your departure.

Best time to visit Mauritius

The best time to visit Mauritius is from the months of May to December when the weather remains cool, dry and sunny.

Time and weather difference between India and Mauritius

India is 1 hour and 30 minutes ahead of Mauritius. Being an island nation, Mauritius enjoys a tropical climate throughout the year.

Currency and exchange rates between India and Mauritius

1 Mauritian Rupee is equivalent to 1.88 Indian Rupee. You can informally trade using INR with the locals, although it is not the official foreign currency.

Culture and important information to know before you fly to Mauritius

Mauritius is a potpourri of diverse ethnicities and religious groups. Hence, it boasts of a mixed culture and does not have an official language or religion. Here are some tips you could follow, during your visit to Mauritius.

  • Trafficking of drugs is illegal and results in severe penalties.
  • Do not crack jokes on terrorism or military services, as it is a criminal offence.
  • You are expected to be dressed properly if you are attending any public event.

NOTE: All the above information is correct as of 3rd October 2016.

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