12 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

12 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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12 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Hell-Bourg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Saint-Joseph
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Cilaos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Saint-Leu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Hell-Bourg

Hell-Bourg
On the 2nd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Maison Folio, then examine the collection at Maison Morange, and then trek along Point de vue sur le trou de fer. On the next day, look for gifts at Le Comptoir Melissa, get outside with Canyoning, Envergure Reunion, and then stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hell-Bourg day trip app .

New Delhi, India to Hell-Bourg is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Reunion Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Le Comptoir Melissa
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Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Maison Folio
Maison Folio
Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg ©

3
nights
Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of RĂ©union. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Joseph: Jardin des Parfums et des Epices (in Saint-Philippe) and Sainte-Rose (Notre-Dame des Laves & Anse des Cascades). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, look for gifts at Dekocean, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Orchidees, and head outdoors with Aquasens.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Saint-Joseph trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Hell-Bourg to Saint-Joseph in 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cilaos.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Philippe, Dekocean
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
Jardin des Parfums et des Epices ©
Jardin des Parfums et des Epices

2
nights
Cilaos

Cilaos ©
Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of RĂ©union in the Indian Ocean. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at La Roche Merveilleuse, get impressive views of Piton de Fournaise, and then admire the masterpieces at La Maison de la Broderie. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Piton des Neiges and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cilaos trip planner .

You can drive from Saint-Joseph to Cilaos in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Cilaos

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Piton de Fournaise
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Piton des Neiges ©
Piton des Neiges
La Roche Merveilleuse ©
La Roche Merveilleuse

4
nights
Saint-Leu

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Leu: Helicopter Tours (in Saint-Pierre) and Maido (in Saint-Paul).

Plan my Saint-Leu trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can drive from Cilaos to Saint-Leu in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Saint-Leu can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Saint-Pierre, Maison Bedier, Maido
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Kelonia ©
Kelonia
Scuba & Snorkeling

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