15 days in Greece, Johannesburg & Mauritius Itinerary

15 days in Greece, Johannesburg & Mauritius Itinerary

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15 days in Greece, Johannesburg & Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
1
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
2
Pamplemousses, Mauritius
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Chamarel, Mauritius
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 15​min
4
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
6
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

1
night
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then ponder the world of politics at Constitution Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Mandela House, then try your luck at Montecasino, and then wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Johannesburg trip itinerary planning website .

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major airports are O R Tambo International and Pilanesberg International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pamplemousses.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Montecasino
Highlights from your plan
Montecasino ©
Montecasino
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

1
day
Pamplemousses, Mauritius

Experience a region where wilderness comes neatly packaged in Pamplemousses District, where many of the attractions showcase the natural world in easily digestible portions.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then take in nature's colorful creations at SSR Botanic Garden.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Pamplemousses vacation builder site .

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Pamplemousses takes 6 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg to Pamplemousses, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Johannesburg in April, with highs in Pamplemousses at 34°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Chamarel.

Things to do in Pamplemousses

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden

1
night
Chamarel, Mauritius

Chamarel
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
On the 9th (Thu), steep yourself in history at The Martello Tower Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Ebony Forest Reserve, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black River Gorges National Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Chamarel trip planner .

You can drive from Pamplemousses to Chamarel in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Chamarel can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Black River Gorges National Park, The Martello Tower Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
The Martello Tower Museum ©
The Martello Tower Museum

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Athens trip planner.

Fly from Chamarel to Athens in 15.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mauritius Time to Eastern European Time is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Chamarel in April; daily highs in Athens reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
When in Fira, make a side trip to see Santo Horse Riding in Akrotiri, approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Fira trip planning site .

You can fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In April in Fira, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Oia, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Ancient Thera, Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A.
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, sample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company, stop by White, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town holiday website .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykonos, Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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