15 days in Cape Town & Mauritius Itinerary

15 days in Cape Town & Mauritius Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Mahebourg, Mauritius
— 1 night
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Rodrigues Island, Mauritius
— 1 night
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Le Morne, Mauritius
— 3 nights
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Mont Choisy, Mauritius
— 2 nights

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Waterford Estate and Franschhoek Motor Museum. Visiting Bloubergstrand Beach and Helderberg Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Franschhoek (Lynx Wine, Eikehof, &more), Stellenbosch (Spier Wine Farm & Uva Mira Mountain Vineyards) and Nederburg Wines (in Paarl). The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Chapman's Peak Drive, take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Gibello, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Platteklip Gorge.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Cape Town online route builder.

Ankara, Turkey to Cape Town is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ankara to Cape Town is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Ankara in May, Cape Town is a bit cooler at night with lows of 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Mahebourg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Bloubergstrand Beach
Bloubergstrand Beach
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge
Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum

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Mahebourg, Mauritius

Mahebourg ©
The tiny yet endearing town of Mahebourg makes a great destination for sightseeing, boating, and lazing in the sun around Maritius' largest lagoon.
On the 23rd (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Ile des Deux Cocos, contemplate the waterfront views at Pointe d'Esny, and then step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mahebourg travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cape Town to Mahebourg. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cape Town to Mahebourg. In May, Mahebourg is a bit warmer than Cape Town - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Mahebourg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Pointe d'Esny ©
Pointe d'Esny
Ile des Deux Cocos ©
Ile des Deux Cocos
Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve ©
Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve

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Rodrigues Island, Mauritius

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Francois Leguat Reserve, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale St Gabriel, then enjoy the sand and surf at Trou d'Argent Beach, and finally look for gifts at Care-Co.

For ratings and tourist information, go to the Rodrigues Island online tour planner.

Getting from Mahebourg to Rodrigues Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Le Morne.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Francois Leguat Reserve ©
Francois Leguat Reserve
Trou d'Argent Beach ©
Trou d'Argent Beach
Cathédrale St Gabriel ©
Cathédrale St Gabriel

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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 outdoors at Le Morne Brabant and Le Morne Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Curious Corner of Chamarel and International Slave Route Monument. Venture out of the city with trips to Souillac (Robert Edward Hart Memorial Museum & Gris Gris Beach). There's lots more to do: stroll through Heritage Nature Reserve, stop by Tou Korek Surf Shop, contemplate the waterfront views at Underwater Waterfall, and tee off at Heritage Golf Club.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Le Morne trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Rodrigues Island to Le Morne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. May in Le Morne sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mont Choisy.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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Heritage Nature Reserve ©
Heritage Nature Reserve
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Gris Gris Beach ©
Gris Gris Beach

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Mont Choisy, Mauritius

Mont Choisy ©
Gently sloping sand meets the clear ocean along the coastline of the sleepy town of Mont Choisy.
On the 28th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mont Choisy Beach, stroll through Plage de Trou aux Biches, then examine the collection at Chateau De Labourdonnais, and finally play a few rounds at Mont Choisy Le Golf.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mont Choisy trip app.

You can drive from Le Morne to Mont Choisy in 1.5 hours. In May in Mont Choisy, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mont Choisy

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Golf

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Plage de Trou aux Biches ©
Plage de Trou aux Biches
Mont Choisy Le Golf ©
Mont Choisy Le Golf

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