15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Le Morne
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h
2
Rodrigues Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Beau Champ
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Grand Baie
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

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 some cultural insight at Le Morne Brabant and Curious Corner of Chamarel. Step out of the city life by going to Seven Colored Earths and Ebony Forest Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, contemplate the long history of The Martello Tower Museum, learn more about the world around you at Musee du Coquillage, and stroll through Black River Gorges National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Le Morne online trip itinerary builder .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Le Morne is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Le Morne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Johannesburg in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Le Morne: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Le Morne

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale St Gabriel, delve into the lush surroundings at Grand Montagne Nature Reserve, pick up some local products at Marche de Port Mathurin, then look for gifts at Care-Co, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Johns Church. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Cat Island (Ile aux chats), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then snap pictures at Suspension Bridge.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rodrigues Island journey app .

Getting from Le Morne to Rodrigues Island by combination of car and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Beau Champ.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Cathédrale St Gabriel ©
Cathédrale St Gabriel

2
nights
Beau Champ

Beau Champ ©
On the 16th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche, then indulge your taste buds at Marche de Flacq, and then head off the coast to Ile aux Cerfs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Flacq Coeur de Ville, then admire the sheer force of Grand River South East Waterfalls, and then play a few rounds at Anahita Golf Club.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Beau Champ trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Rodrigues Island to Beau Champ takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May in Beau Champ, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Beau Champ

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Centre de Flacq, Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche, Ile aux Cerfs
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Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Grand River South East Waterfalls ©
Grand River South East Waterfalls

7
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 some historical perspective at Trou aux Cerfs and Phare d'Albion. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Fishing Charters & Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Port Louis (Blue Penny Museum, Kaylasson Temple, & more), Jewish Detainees Museum and Saint Martin Jewish Cemetery (in Bambous) and Phoenix Mall (in Quatre Bornes). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of L'Aventure du Sucre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mont Choisy Beach, examine the collection at Chateau De Labourdonnais, and get engrossed in the history at Mahebourg Naval Museum.

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Traveling by car from Beau Champ to Grand Baie takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Grand Baie can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Louis, Mahebourg, Pamplemousses, Phare d'Albion, Phoenix Mall
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L'Aventure du Sucre ©
L'Aventure du Sucre
Scuba & Snorkeling
Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach

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