10 days in Mauritius & Cape Town Itinerary

10 days in Mauritius & Cape Town Itinerary

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10 days in Mauritius & Cape Town Itinerary

Start: Cape Town, South Africa
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Chamarel, Mauritius
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
End: Cape Town, South Africa

2
nights
Grand Baie, Mauritius

Grand Baie ©
Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Visit Ile aux Cerfs and Flic en Flac Beach for some beach relaxation. Museum-lovers will appreciate L'Aventure du Sucre and Blue Penny Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grand Baie: Jewish Detainees Museum and Saint Martin Jewish Cemetery (in Bambous) and Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche (in Bel Air). It doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden and examine the collection at Patrick Mavros Atelier.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Baie online vacation builder .

Cape Town, South Africa to Grand Baie is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Mauritius Time (MUT) is 2 hours. Traveling from Cape Town in July, you will find days in Grand Baie are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are much warmer (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Chamarel.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pamplemousses, Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche, Patrick Mavros Atelier, Jewish Detainees Museum and Saint Martin Jewish Cemetery, Ile aux Cerfs
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L'Aventure du Sucre ©
L'Aventure du Sucre
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach

1
night
Chamarel, Mauritius

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
On the 28th (Sun), look for gifts at Rhumerie de Chamarel, then examine the collection at Curious Corner of Chamarel, then admire all the interesting features of Seven Colored Earths, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Ebony Forest Reserve.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chamarel online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Baie to Chamarel takes 1.5 hours. July in Chamarel sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Curious Corner of Chamarel ©
Curious Corner of Chamarel

4
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
District Six Museum and Michaelis Collection at the Iziko Old Town House will appeal to museum buffs. Visiting Cape of Good Hope and Platteklip Gorge will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulders Beach, get engrossed in the history at Cape Town Holocaust Centre, browse the different shops at Cape Quarter Mall, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

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You can fly from Chamarel to Cape Town in 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chamarel to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chamarel in July, expect nights in Cape Town to be colder, around 8°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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District Six Museum ©
District Six Museum
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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