One of the most sacred Hindu places in Mauritius, Grand Bassin or the Ganga Talao is located in Savanne district of Mauritius. The lake is 50-55 ft deep, surrounded by various temples and idols of god and goddess. It is believed that Lord Shiva once landed on the island with his wife Parvati. Thousands of devotees worldwide came to worship Lord Shiva on the occasion of Maha Shivratri.
Flying to Grand Bassin: Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport is the airport serving the island of Mauritius. It lies at a distance of 25.6 km from Grand Bassin. The airport ffers international flights to Antananarivo, Bengaluru, Cape Town, Delhi, Dubai, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, London, Mahe, Mumbai, Paris, Shanghai and Zurich.
Driving to Grand Bassin:
|Destination||Distance (km)||Time (hh:mm)|
|Quatre Bornes||20.1 km||0:34|
|Beau Bassin-Rose Hill||27 km||0:43|
|Centre de Flacq||47.5 km||0:56|
|Poste Lafayette||55.2 km||1:03|