14 days in Zambia & Mauritius Itinerary

14 days in Zambia & Mauritius Itinerary

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14 days in Zambia & Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Livingstone, Zambia
1
Livingstone, Zambia
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Lusaka, Zambia
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
3
Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Le Morne, Mauritius
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h
End: Livingstone, Zambia

1
night
Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Livingstone Museum, stroll through Livingstone Reptile Park, and then don't miss a visit to Mukuni Village.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Livingstone trip planner.

If you are flying in from Zambia, the closest major airport is Livingstone Airport. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Livingstone

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
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Livingstone Museum ©
Livingstone Museum
Mukuni Village ©
Mukuni Village
Livingstone Reptile Park ©
Livingstone Reptile Park

3
nights
Lusaka, Zambia

Lusaka ©
Tourism in Lusaka, Zambia's commercial and government center, thrives mostly due to its central location and well-connected airport, making it a gateway for exploring the country's numerous nature reserves and national parks.
Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring nature at Kafue National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Zambezi River, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka, witness a stunning natural landmark at Kapishya Hot Springs, and head outdoors with The Lilayi Elephant Nursery.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Lusaka trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Livingstone to Lusaka in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kafue National Park, Kapishya Hot Springs, Zambezi River
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Zambezi River ©
Zambezi River
Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka ©
Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery ©
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery

4
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.
Step out of Grand Baie to go to Port Louis and see Jummah Mosque, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at SSR Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Mont Choisy Beach, don't miss a visit to Notre Dame Auxiliatrice, and tour the pleasant surroundings at La Cuvette Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Grand Baie road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Lusaka to Grand Baie takes 10 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central African Time (CAT) to Mauritius Time (MUT) is 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Le Morne.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Grand Gaube, SSR Botanic Garden, Balaclava Public Beach, Grand Baie Public Beach, Ile aux Cerfs
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SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Le Morne, Mauritius

Le Morne ©
A rugged rock crag surrounded by white-sand beaches and an emerald lagoon marks Le Morne, a World Heritage Site.
Get out of town with these interesting Le Morne side-trips: Flic en Flac Beach (in Flic En Flac), Casela World of Adventures (in Cascavelle) and La Vanille Nature Park (in Riviere des Anguilles). Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Seven Colored Earths, appreciate the history behind International Slave Route Monument, admire the sheer force of Chamarel Waterfall, and stroll through Heritage Nature Reserve.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Le Morne driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Grand Baie to Le Morne in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Le Morne can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Mauritius, La Vanille Nature Park, Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark, Flic en Flac Beach, Heritage Nature Reserve
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Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park
Casela Nature Parks ©
Casela Nature Parks

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