15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Le Morne
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h
2
Rodrigues Island
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Grand Baie
— 8 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Riyadh

2
nights
Le Morne

Le Morne ©
A rugged rock crag surrounded by white-sand beaches and an emerald lagoon marks Le Morne, a World Heritage Site.
Get in touch with nature at Le Morne Brabant and Seven Colored Earths. Museum-lovers will get to explore Curious Corner of Chamarel and Musee du Coquillage. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black River Gorges National Park, steep yourself in history at The Martello Tower Museum, look for gifts at Rhumerie de Chamarel, and delve into the lush surroundings at Ebony Forest Reserve.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Le Morne road trip site .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Le Morne is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Mauritius Time is 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Riyadh in June: high temperatures in Le Morne hover around 30°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Le Morne

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Chamarel, Black River Gorges National Park, Musee du Coquillage, The Martello Tower Museum
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

3
nights
Rodrigues Island

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at St Johns Church and Cathédrale St Gabriel. For shopping fun, head to Care-Co or Marche de Port Mathurin. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Trou d'Argent Beach, step off the mainland to explore Cat Island (Ile aux chats), and stroll through Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rodrigues Island trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Le Morne to Rodrigues Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Rodrigues Island are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Trou d'Argent Beach ©
Trou d'Argent Beach
Cat Island (Ile aux chats) ©
Cat Island (Ile aux chats)

8
nights
Grand Baie

Grand Baie ©
Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Get outdoors at Trou aux Cerfs and Ile aux Cerfs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Blue Penny Museum and Chateau De Labourdonnais. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grand Baie: Marche de Flacq (in Centre de Flacq), Port Louis (Central Market, The Photographic Museum, & more) and Jewish Detainees Museum and Saint Martin Jewish Cemetery (in Bambous). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of L'Aventure du Sucre, enjoy the sand and surf at Mont Choisy Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Ile du Phare, and contemplate the long history of Maison Eureka.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grand Baie online vacation builder .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Rodrigues Island to Grand Baie in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Louis, Mauritius, Pamplemousses, Mahebourg, Phare d'Albion
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L'Aventure du Sucre ©
L'Aventure du Sucre
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Scuba & Snorkeling

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