Mauritius visa requirements for Gambians

Travel and visa requirements

Mauritian Visa is not required for Gambians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Visitors from the Gambia can enter Mauritius without applying for a visa for a duration of 90 days.
  • The passport of Gambia visitors must be valid within the duration of stay from the time of entry.
  • Visitors are expected to present a passport with at least one blank page for entry stamps.
  • Visitors are required to provide a certificate of Yellow Fever vaccination at entry.
  • Visitors must have confirmed reservations for accommodation in Mauritius.
  •  Onward or return tickets to their home country or country of residence.
  • Visitors are not required to pay any airport tax upon departing from the airport.
  • Plants and plant material including flowers, bulbs, fresh fruit, vegetables, cuttings, and seeds are not allowed into Mauritius unless a permit is obtained in advance from The Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and the Environment.
  • Sugarcane and its parts with fresh fruit coming from the area lying 60 degrees to the East of Asia, including India and Pakistan are prohibited not excluding soil and micro-organisms.
  • In Mauritius, the power plugs and sockets are of type C and G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Mauritius uses the Mauritius Standard Time zone (GMT+4) hence, Mauritius is 4 hours ahead of The Gambia.
  • The estimated flight time from Banjul, the Gambia to Mauritius is 11 hours, 36 minutes.
  • Transportation in Mauritius is characterized by the network of roadways, ports, and airports.
  • Mauritius adopts the Mauritian rupee as its national currency. 
  • Hinduism is a major religion, followed by Christianity, Islam and Buddhism.
  • Mauritius is mostly appreciated by tourists for its natural environment and man-made attractions, the multi-ethnic and cultural diversity of the population, the tropical climate, beaches and water sports.
  • Mauritius is the most densely populated country on the African continent and also one of the most prosperous and rich countries on the continent.
  • There are so many interesting places for tourists in Mauritius with amazing white sandy beaches, picturesque towns and villages and ancient military ruins to visit.
  • The Mauritian Constitution makes no mention of an official language and its one million citizens speak English, French, Mauritian Creole, French-based Creole, and ethnic languages such as Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Urdu, Tamil or Mandarin.
  • On the islands of Mauritius, the climate is tropical, with a hot and rainy season which reaches its peak from January to March, and a relatively cooler and less rainy season from June to September.
  • People are proud of their island and may expect you to admit that it is the closest thing to Paradise, so it is a good idea to just oblige.  Be open and friendly and accept offerings.
  • When greeting in Mauritius not that friends and family commonly share a kiss on each cheek. Handshakes may be appropriate during some initial introductions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to visit Mauritius?

Mauritius is one of the safest countries in Africa to travel to, but it may have some dangers to avoid. Be very cautious during your visit and keep your valuables closely by your side since the most common type of crime is petty theft.

What is the capital of Mauritius?

Port Louis is the cosmopolitan capital city of Mauritius and was founded in 1735 by the French governor and pioneer Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais. Located on the Northwest Coast, Port Louis is the administrative and business capital of the island.

Are there mosquitoes in Mauritius?

Mosquitoes can be a real plague in Mauritius. Especially in the national parks, there are lots of mosquitoes all year round. Malaria or dengue fever are not a danger in Mauritius, but mosquito bites are annoying nevertheless.

Where is Mauritius?

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