• Lunch at either the Bois Chéri Restaurant or at The Saint-Aubin Restaurant • A guide to walk you through the Domaine des Aubineaux • Visit of a colonial mansion-museum built in 1872 • Tour across the garden of the Domaine des Aubineaux • A light tea tasting session with homemade tea biscuits • A guided tour of the Bois Cheri tea factory • Visit of the Tea Museum • A tea tasting session at the chalet (tea & biscuits) • A guided tour of the Saint Aubin house • A guided visit of the Sugar Factory • Visit of the “Rum” House + Rum Tasting • Visit of the Vanilla House • Visit of the Anthurium (flowers) greenhouse
brings all tea lovers the amazing opportunity of enjoying a delicious lunch in an exotic setting and discovering the history of tea as well as all the tea-growing regions of Mauritius!The Tea Route is a unique and charming excursion, bringing together gastronomy, history and culture. This itinerary makes one discover two closely related worlds: tea and sugar. Take a trip into the Mauritian history and its colonial heritage by going through Le Domaine des Aubineaux, Le Domaine de Bois Chéri and Le Domaine de Saint-Aubin.As for lunch, you will have the choice of either enjoying a delicious meal at the Bois Chéri Restaurant, a charming restaurant with a hill top setting, or at The Saint-Aubin Restaurant, a colonial house turned into a restaurant.The Bois Chéri Restaurant is located in the midst of endemic trees and plants and offers magnificent views over the tea plantation, the lake and the entire Southern Coast of the island. It also provides one of the best Mauritian cuisines, prepared from carefully chosen ingredients.Le Saint-Aubin Restaurant on the other hand, is a restaurant offering the very best of the local Creole cuisine, made from the local, fresh ingredients. Le Saint Aubin Restaurant is also the best place to discover and enjoy the famous St. Aubin 1819 rum. This traditional rum is produced and bottled locally on the premises of Saint Aubin.