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Bois Cheri Tea Factory

Address: Bois Cheri, Mauritius
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Ranked #2 of 2 Attractions in Bois Cheri
Type: Other food and wine, Food & Drink
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Type: Other food and wine, Food & Drink
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Lovely drive into the highlands of Mauritius to the Bois Cheri tea factory. We took a car and drove ourself from Le Morne - reasonably well signposted but the signs are small so pay attention. It is a small factory but the guide was very proud of their products and the processes. The tea tasting after is a must -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

It was our anniversary..and we went Tea route trip , it was great time for us. Breath taking views n bit rain and greenary and A CUP OF TEA... simply superb for natute lover. Rather then westing money in botanical garden or in Zoo , tea route trip is highly recomded according to me

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Bern, Switzerland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Since it was our third time to Mauritius, we only had a few excursions to choose from. This little trip is not out of this world, but still worth it specially also to see the nature and ancient buildings. Lovely tea tasting overlooking the valley. In the very old factory ere you get to see how the tea is handled,... More 

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at sea
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125 reviews 125 reviews
63 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We were a bit disappointed in the tea factory tour. For 500 Rps each ($17US ea), the tour was pretty short (about 20-25 mins) and the guide kind of rushed us through. It's a labor intensive process and the factory is pretty small. There's a small museum in the same building as the tour with some interesting tea facts, a... More 

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Phalaborwa, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We went through the museum and watched the film with great interest, afterwards we enjoyed a delicious tea tasting. Worth a visit.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Never visited a tea plantation before. Lovely short tour of factory and tea tasting from the colonial house. Well worth a visit

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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I forget how much we paid, I think about 1000MR each. Fo this youget about 15 minutes to look around a 'museum' with some artifacts and pictures, then you get a 30-45 minute tour showing the whole process from the tea coming in to the packets being filled. This was interesting as was observing how safety interlocks on machine guards... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

When you start the tour you have your doubts, there is a small museum and a short video explaining the tea making process with the option to see the actual process. Once that's done they send you off for the tea tasting and this is were it gets good. It is a short drive from the museum itself, where the... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

...thought it a little expensive to start with but well worth it in the end... a small slightly dated and tatty museum but with some interesting information followed by a trip around the packing factory...this bit was interesting...then a Km drive through some beautiful scenery and around a lake to the tea tasting area...all of the teas were there to... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The entry tickets are costly, but worth it if you have a taste for history. There is a small museum showcasing old photographs, history of tea, old teapots etc. They show a 20-minute movie about the history of tea in Mauritius. The movie is available in several major languages such as English, French, German, Chinese and many others. Then you... More 

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