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Transportation in Mauritius

Since the days of its colonization, Mauritius has witnessed great development. Road and airway facilities have been improved by the Mauritian government. The roads have been improved and effort have been made to make the country more friendly to tourists as well as local inhabitants.

Mauritius does hot have railway facilities. However there are various other modes of transportation in Mauritius. Some of the common modes of transportation in Mauritius are as follows:
  • Airways: Mauritius has a total of 5 airports- 3 unpaved and 2 paved. Flights are the most convenient mode of transportation in Mauritius. There are several cheap flights to and from Mauritius. Most of the important airways have flights to and from the Mauritian airports.

  • Cars: Cars are definitely the easiest mode of transportation in Mauritius. However it is more expensive than other modes if transportation in Mauritius. The national highway in Mauritius is 1860 km long. There are both paved and unpaved roads in Mauritius. Tourists are allowed to drive within the cities if they have an international driving license. Different types of vehicles from mokes to limousines are available on rent in Mauritius. Traveling by road is also the best way to enjoy the beauty of Mauritius. The Mauritian government is trying its best to improve the roads in Mauritius. Following the traffic norms as in Great Britain, Mauritius has left hand driving
Taxis are the cheapest and the fastest mode of transportation in Mauritius. For the advantage of the tourists, the taxi drivers can communicate in French and English. So language is never a problem while traveling in Mauritius. Local public buses are also cheap and help the tourists to travel from one place to the other faster. It is also an interesting way to mingle with the locals of the region and know more about the native culture and language.

Transportation in Mauritius