12 days in Mauritius Itinerary

12 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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12 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + Drive:  10 h 45 min
1
Le Morne
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Rodrigues Island
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Grand Baie
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Chennai

6
nights
Le Morne

Le Morne ©
A rugged rock crag surrounded by white-sand beaches and an emerald lagoon marks Le Morne, a World Heritage Site.
Get outdoors at Heritage Nature Reserve and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Discover out-of-the-way places like Gris Gris Beach and Le Dernier Comptoir. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Le Morne: Flic En Flac (Scuba & Snorkeling & Swim with Dolphins). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Le Morne Brabant, see the interesting displays at Curious Corner of Chamarel, play a few rounds at Heritage Golf Club, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Le Morne Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Le Morne trip planner .

Chennai (Madras), India to Le Morne is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chennai (Madras) to Le Morne due to the time zone difference. In February in Le Morne, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Chamarel, Mauritius, Bel Ombre, Flic En Flac, Village Walk Shopping Centre
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Heritage Nature Reserve ©
Heritage Nature Reserve
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

2
nights
Rodrigues Island

Rodrigues Island ©
Flung far out in the middle of the Indian Ocean, rocky Rodrigues Island sits in a turquoise lagoon surrounded by a fringing coral reef.
On the 14th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Trou d'Argent Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Johns Church, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc Francois Leguat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale St Gabriel, stop by Care-Co, then pick up some local products at Marche de Port Mathurin, and finally look for gifts at Blue Magic Rodrigues Craft World Company ltd.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rodrigues Island sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Le Morne to Rodrigues Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Rodrigues Island can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

Parks Shopping Wildlife
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Trou d'Argent Beach ©
Trou d'Argent Beach
Francois Leguat Reserve ©
Francois Leguat Reserve
Cathédrale St Gabriel ©
Cathédrale St Gabriel

3
nights
Grand Baie

Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): look for gifts at Martin Beffert Jewellery Design, look for gifts at Bernd Wilhelm, then examine the collection at Chateau De Labourdonnais, and finally stop by Le Rendez-Vous. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Studio 44 Mauritius, stop by Historic Marine, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Baie online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Rodrigues Island to Grand Baie takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In February, daytime highs in Grand Baie are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Shopping Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Chateau De Labourdonnais, Martin Beffert Jewellery Design, Bernd Wilhelm, Studio 44 Mauritius, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais

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