12 days in Mauritius Itinerary

12 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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12 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Trou aux Biches
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Chamarel
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Lisbon

5
nights
Trou aux Biches

Named the world's leading beach destination at the World Travel Awards in 2011, Trou aux Biches ranks among the most beautiful resorts on the island of Mauritius.
Popular historic sites such as Maison Eureka and Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Blue Penny Museum and L'Aventure du Sucre. Change things up with these side-trips from Trou aux Biches: Port Louis (Central Market, Citadel, & more), Moka (Bagatelle Mall of Mauritius & Martin Beffert Jewellery Design) and Phoenix Mall (in Quatre Bornes). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Cerfs, enjoy the sand and surf at Mont Choisy Beach, look for gifts at Historic Marine, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pereybere Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Trou aux Biches vacation builder .

Lisbon, Portugal to Trou aux Biches is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Lisbon to Trou aux Biches due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Lisbon in December, with highs in Trou aux Biches at 34°C and lows at 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Chamarel.

Things to do in Trou aux Biches

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Port Louis, Grand Baie, Moka, Mauritius, Pamplemousses
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden

4
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Popular historic sites such as Trou aux Cerfs and The Martello Tower Museum are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Le Morne Brabant and International Slave Route Monument. Get out of town with these interesting Chamarel side-trips: Heritage Nature Reserve (in Bel Ombre), Flic en Flac Beach (in Flic En Flac) and Gris Gris Beach (in Souillac). Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Seven Colored Earths, take in the dramatic scenery at Chamarel Waterfall, stop by Rhumerie de Chamarel, and don't miss a visit to Crystal Rock.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chamarel day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Trou aux Biches to Chamarel takes 1.5 hours. December in Chamarel sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, Le Morne, The Martello Tower Museum, Le Dernier Comptoir, Flic en Flac Beach
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Seven Colored Earths ©
Seven Colored Earths
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

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