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Chamarel

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Chamarel is a city in Mauritius.

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  • 1 Chamarel Falls. The waterfalls of Chamarel rise from the moors and the native plant life.
  • Ebony Forest Chamarel. conservation area Ebony Forest Chamarel (Q48734444) on Wikidata Ebony Forest Chamarel on Wikipedia
  • 2 Seven Coloured Earths (Terres des Sept Couleurs), Chamarel plain. A winding road leads from Case Noyale village to the coloured earths of Chamarel: an undulating landscape of different and contrasting shades of colours. The different shades of blue, green, red and yellow are apparently the result of the erosion of the volcanic ash. The site possesses a rare beauty. Much of the sand has been souvenired by locals. It is now sectioned off, but is not that impressive. Seven Coloured Earths (Q4115152) on Wikidata Seven Coloured Earths on Wikipedia
  • 3 Black River Gorges. This national park of 6,574 ha (16,244 acres) was created in 1994 for the protection of Mauritius’ remaining native forests. Visitors can enjoy magnificent landscapes, with endemic plants and rare bird species. A trail leads from the Pétrin information centre to an area of typical plant life and to a conservation area. Black River Gorges National Park (Q2421766) on Wikidata Black River Gorges National Park on Wikipedia

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An adventure park has also been opened at Chamarel.

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  • Les Chalets en Champagne, 110 route Plaine Champagne, Chamarel (above Chamarel, at the border of the Black River Gorges National Park), +230 483 6610, +230 483 5710, fax: +230 483 5410, . Mountain chalets in a quiet garden, just on the border of the national park and under the Piton de la Rivière Noire. Views of the valleys, the Morne and the sea. Good restaurant nearby (Varangue sur Morne). Half-board for 2 guests €115.

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