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Pop Up Exotic Mauritius and Zanzibar

15 Days  |  Departing Sunday 21st October 2018 and returning Sunday 4th November 2018

Prices & Options

Choose your Room:

$1,850.00 deposit payable

Progress Payment: $2,590.00 by 24 May 2018
Final Payment: $2,959.00 by 22 Jun 2018
Pay by direct deposit, credit card or cheque.

Willing to Share Place Available

Highlights

Visit Two of the World's Most Exotic Destinations - Mauritius & Zanzibar
Full Day Tour of Mauritius
Full Day Speedboat Tour to Ile Aux Cerfs
Snorkelling Trips
Glass Bottom Boat Rides
Use of Water Sports at all Properties
Mauritius Shopping in Curepipe, Floreal, Phenix Glass Gallery, Quatre-Bornes Market
Afternoon Shopping at Bagatelle
Stone Town, Zanzibar Historic City Tour
Spice Tour in Stone Town 
Farewell dinner at the famous Rock Restaurant
Soak up the Atmosphere of our Beautiful Beachfront Accommodation
Plenty of Time for Relaxation and Self Discovery
 

Inclusions

Fully Escorted by your Sisterhood Tour Hostess who is on hand to assist with making your holiday a memorable one
Return Economy Airfares ex Melbourne with Air Mauritius including taxes (other cities on request)
Transportation Throughout
Sightseeing as per itinerary
Meals as per itinerary
Stunning Accommodation as per our itinerary
Gratuities to Drivers and Guides (except for optional tours and independent sightseeing and dining)
Tanzania Single Entry Visa Application (for Australian Passport Holders) Other nationalities please contact Sisterhood Central for pricing
Willing to Share Option
Meet and Greet Day (subject to minimum numbers attending)

 

Itinerary

Day 1 - Sunday 21 October 2018

Melbourne - Mauritius (B,D)

Welcome to your next Sisterhood Adventure!  Join your tour hostess and fellow travellers at the Melbourne Airport for your flight to Mauritius (via Perth).  Sit back relax and enjoy the inflight entertainment of your airline as we head towards Paradise!  Upon arrival into Mauritius we'll be transferred to our hotel with time to settle in before dinner.  Welcome to Mauritius!

Overnight - Le Meridien Ile Maurice 
This property stands at the edge of 1000 metres of sparkling ivory sands in the bay of Pointe Aux Piments.  Beautiful gardens create the perfect atmosphere for a serene getaway.

Day 2 - Monday 22 October 2018

Sightseeing in Mauritius

Today, we'll enjoy a full day's touring.  Including Curepipe, Floreal, Phoenix Glass Gallery, Quatre-Bornes Market & Bagatelle.  We'll vsit the Mauritius Glass Gallery in Phoenix where a team of local craftsmen can be seen bringing glass back to life using traditional techniques.  Next, visit the residential sub Floreal to discover nice shops. Stop at the centre of the town Curepipe to visit a ship model factory and to shop around.  After Curepipe, we'll heaad to Quatre Bornes to visit a local market. Our last stop for the day is the Bagatelle shopping mall.  Bagatelle Mall of Mauritius is Mauritius’ leading shopping and retail destination.

Dinner tonight at our hotel.

Overnight - Le Meridien Ile Maurice

Day 3 - Tuesday 23 October 2018

At Leisure (B,D)

Today you'll have the opportunity to make the most of our resorts facilities including glass bottom boat trips, snorkelling, kayaks, windsurfing.  At the end of the day we'll regroup and enjoy dinner and catch up about the day's experiences.

Overnight - Le Meridien Ile Maurice

Day 4 - Wednesday 24 October 2018

Ile Aux Cerfs Day Tour (B,L,D)

This morning we'll enjoy a full day Speedboat to Ile aux Cerfs tour.  We'll enjoy a speedboat ride along the scenic coast inside the lagoon up to the nautical paradise of Ile aux Cerfs.  Be fascinated by the white sandy beaches and the emerald lagoon.  The fully equipped boat house and small beach bars on the water front will be at our disposal.  Time will be allowed to walk and discover the island, swimming and sun bathing.  We'll visit the beautiful Grand Riviere Sud Est waterfalls before enjoying a BBQ Lunch and unlimited local drinks (beer, rum, housewine, soft drinks and water) will be served at Ilot Mangenie.  We'll head back around 4pm with dinner tonight at our hotel.

Overnight - Le Meridien Ile Maurice

Day 5 - Thursday 25 October Day 6 - Friday 26 October 2018

Free Days in Mauritius (B,D)

For the next two days we'll again have the opportunity to make the most of our resorts facilities.  How about a visit to the day spa, a relax on the beautiful beach or back to the water to resume your watersport options.

Each Night we'll regroup and share the day's experiences over dinner at our hotel.

Overnight - Le Meridien Ile Maurice

Day 7 - Saturday 27 October 2018

Stone Town (B)

This morning we'll be transferred to the airport for our fight to Zanzibar.  Zanzibar is a Tanzanian archipelago off the coast of East Africa. On its main island, Unguja, familiarly called Zanzibar, is Stone Town, a historic trade center with Swahili and Islamic influences. Its winding lanes present minarets, carved doorways and 19th-century landmarks such as the House of Wonders, a former sultan’s palace.  Upon our arrival we'll enjoy an afternoon guided tour of Stone Town and its buildings ,that are full of history and stories of the old times on Zanzibar, when Sultans, Arabs, Europeans and Zanzibaris wrote the history of this beautiful island.  Visit the Anglican Cathedral, the Slave markets, the Palace of the Sultans, Tip Tip’s House, the Old Arabic Fort, Forodhani Park and of course the famous Zanzibar Doors in petite little streets.  Enjoy a walk through the long history of Zanzibar and its numerous rulers.  Dinner tonight at leisure with a range of options available at our resort.

Overnight - Zanzibar Serena Hotel - A stunning oceanfront setting. Interiors adorned in Arabic and Swahili opulence. Warm, gracious hospitality and alluring culinary journeys. Zanzibar Serena Hotel offers all of this and more. The hotel is tucked into the Zanzibar seafront, amidst the exotic sultan's palaces, Portuguese forts, ancient dhow harbours and bright bazaars of Stone Town. Comprised of two historic buildings designed in traditional Swahili style, this lavish retreat captures the elegance of a grander era since passed.  An ambience of relaxed sophistication has been created in each of the rooms with wood-framed louver doors opening onto private balconies with uninterrupted Indian Ocean views. Cool, white walls, high-ceilings and crisp royal blues and whites give a sense of coastal serenity and charm. The rooftop Terrace Seafood Restaurant offers fresh-caught seafood and extraordinary views of the bay, the perfect place to unwind after a day’s venture into Spice Town. Weekly authentic Swahili banquets can be enjoyed by the pool at Baharia Restaurant, whilst Masahani Bar offers signature cocktails and live performances by traditional Taarab bands.

Day 8 - Sunday 28 October 2018

Stone Town (B)

Today, we'll enjoy a half day guided tour of Stone Town and its buildings that are full of history and stories of the old times on Zanzibar, when Sultans, Arabs, Europeans and Zanzibaris wrote the history of this beautiful island.  Visit the Anglican Cathedral, the Slave markets, the Palace of the Sultans, Tip Tip’s House, the Old Arabic Fort, Forodhani Park and of course the famous Zanzibar Doors in petite little streets.  Enjoy a walk through the long history of Zanzibar and its numerous rulers.

Time at leisure to enjoy lunch (own expense).

This afternoon, we'll enjoy a half day tour of a local spice farm and learn about each and every spice that is found in Zanzibar.  Did you know that the Cinnamon Tree has 3 different smells?  Or green, red and black pepper is the same plant?  Would you recognise vanilla and why it is so expensive?  At the conclusion of our tour, fully packed with nature’s secrets,we'll have time to buy spices, soaps and crèmes which are all hand made by the community within the farm and also enjoy a fun lesson on traditional weaving.

Dinner at leisure tonight.

Overnight - Zanzibar Serena Hotel 

Day 9 - Monday 29 October 2018

Stone Town - Kiwengwa (B,D)

Today after breakfast we'll check out and transfer to the North East Coast for our 4 night stay in Kiwengwa.  Kiwengwa's position on a beautiful stretch of coast means it's ideal for swimming and snorkelling, while hotels can arrange diving and all the usual marine-based activities. 

Overnight - Bluebay Beach Resort - A luxury beachfront resort with traditional Swahili charm, Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa is situated on the finest white, sandy beach on the east coast of the island of Zanzibar. Set in 30-acres of tropical gardens with over 1,000 palm trees, the resort is one of Zanzibar’s most prestigious properties offering the ultimate in beach comfort: excellent accommodation; fine wining and dining; a host of sports and leisure facilities; the famous Oasis Spa; and award-winning service. Free WiFi is also available throughout the Resort.

Dinner tonight at our hotel.

Day 10 - Tuesday 30 October 2018 - Day 12 Thursday 1 November 2018

Kiwengwa (B,D)

For the next 3 days we are free to explore at leisure.  Make the most of the resort facilities including the Oasis Spa at Bluebay.  This spa takes pampering to a new level!  The Spa idylically situated right on the beach where the cool breeze and sounds of the ocean provide you with ultimate experience in relaxation.  You have the opportunity to SCUBA dive off one of the local atols or snorkel in the nearby crystal blue waters.  Each night we'll regroup for dinner to share the day's experiences.

Overnight Bluebay Beach Resort

Day 13 - Friday 2 November 2018

Kiwengwa - Stone Town (B,D)

After breakfast we'll make our way back to Stone Town and enjoy a tour of the Butterfly Centre followed by a visit to the Jozani Forest.  The beautiful Zanzibar Butterfly Centre near Jozani- Chwaka Bay National Park contains all native species to Zanzibar.  Butterfly farming in Zanzibar requires intact forest, thus providing an economic incentive to conserve habitats.  Zanzibar woman have the rare opportunity to participate, as farming can be carried out at home fitted around childcare and domestic duties.  Feed the butterflies and watch them fly close at hand while enjoying the peace and quiet of nature.

We'll then continue onto Jozani National Park.  During a guided journey through the forest learn about the different species of monkeys unique to Zanzibar.  After the forest tour and a short hop to the other side of the national park, there is an opportunity to uncover the magical world of the Zanzibar Mangroves.  A walk along the wooden trail will show thousands of crabs at work under the mangroves, and if you’re lucky you might even be able to hear the mangroves talking.

Tonight an amazing farewell dinner.  We'll dine at the Rock Restaurant, a world-famous restaurant, known not only for its extraordinary location, but also its fabulous food inspired by the natural resources, a twist of Zanzibar, and Italian love.  Only Mother Nature could reach such heights and present one of the world’s most unique and beautiful locations for a restaurant.  One of Zanzibar’s top attractions, The Rock team combines local spices, flavours and foods from the sea and/or land, to present some time familiar dishes with a twist, a new preparation, a local taste.  Depending on the tide, you’ll have either a 360-degree ocean view, or half ocean and half white sand beach with swaying palms. Wade out, boat out, walk out – a memorable exprerience awaits.  

Overnight - Zanzibar Serena Hotel

Day 14 - Saturday 3 November 2018

Stone Town - Dar Es Salaam - Mauritius - Perth (B)

This morning we farewell Zanzibar and make our way back to the airport to begin our journey home.  Sit back and enjoy the inflight entertainment of our airlines as we head towards home.

Day 15 - Sunday 4 November 2018

Perth - Home (Meals Inflight)

We'll arrive home from Perth at around 7pm.  Thank you for joining us for your latest adventure and we look forward to welcoming you back for your next adventure.

Prices & Options

15 Day Pop Up Exotic Mauritius and Zanzibar

Choose your Room:

$1,850.00 deposit payable

Pay by direct deposit, credit card or cheque.

For questions & Bookings 1300 885 255