15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
Petite Riviere
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Cascavelle
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Le Morne
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Riviere Noire
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Flic En Flac
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23​h
End: Cardiff

3
nights
Petite Riviere

Petite Riviere ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Swim with Dolphins and Pointe aux Piments Public Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Tamarin Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Petite Riviere: Riviere Noire (The Martello Tower Museum & Spas & Wellness), Anse La Raie Beach (in Anse La Raie) and Grand Gaube Beach (in Grand Gaube).

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Petite Riviere travel planner.

Cardiff, UK to Petite Riviere is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mauritius Time (MUT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Cardiff in October, things will get much hotter in Petite Riviere: highs are around 31°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cascavelle.

Things to do in Petite Riviere

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Riviere Noire, Pointe aux Piments Public Beach, Grand Gaube Beach, Anse La Raie Beach, Tamarin Falls
Highlights from your plan
The Martello Tower Museum ©
The Martello Tower Museum
Anse La Raie Beach ©
Anse La Raie Beach
Tamarin Falls ©
Tamarin Falls

2
nights
Cascavelle

Cascavelle ©
Shopping remains the main attraction in Cascavelle, a small inland town known for housing one of the biggest malls on the island.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Tamarin Falls, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then steep yourself in history at The Martello Tower Museum, and finally stop by Cascavelle Shopping Village. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Pointe aux Piments Public Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cascavelle itinerary planner.

Cascavelle is very close to Petite Riviere. In October, daytime highs in Cascavelle are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Le Morne.

Things to do in Cascavelle

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pointe aux Piments Public Beach, Tamarin Falls, The Martello Tower Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cascavelle Shopping Village ©
Cascavelle Shopping Village
Tamarin Falls ©
Tamarin Falls
Pointe aux Piments Public Beach ©
Pointe aux Piments Public Beach

4
nights
Le Morne

A rugged rock crag surrounded by white-sand beaches and an emerald lagoon marks Le Morne, a World Heritage Site.
Step off the beaten path and head to Paradis Hotel Golf Club and Horseback Riding Tours. Swim with Dolphins and Crystal Rock are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Le Morne, make a side trip to see Rochester Falls in Souillac, approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, make a trip to International Slave Route Monument, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and kick back and relax at Le Morne Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Le Morne itinerary maker.

Le Morne is just a stone's throw from Cascavelle. In October, daytime highs in Le Morne are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Riviere Noire.

Things to do in Le Morne

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Le Morne Beach, Rochester Falls
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach
Rochester Falls ©
Rochester Falls

2
nights
Riviere Noire

Riviere Noire ©
Located on the east coast of Mauritius, Rivière Noire--or Black River--boasts long, thin beaches and sheltered bays, overlooked by the knobby Montage du Rempart, an extinct volcano.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then steep yourself in history at The Martello Tower Museum. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at The World of Seashells, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Riviere Noire vacation planner.

Riviere Noire is very close to Le Morne. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Riviere Noire

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

The World of Seashells
Highlights from your plan
The Martello Tower Museum ©
The Martello Tower Museum
The World of Seashells ©
The World of Seashells

1
night
Flic En Flac

Flic En Flac ©
An unusual commodity in the lesser-touristed western part of Mauritius, the developed seaside village Flic En Flac boasts a vast white sandy beach that generates a large amount of tourism.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then stroll through Flic en Flac Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Flic En Flac trip itinerary planner.

Flic En Flac is very close to Riviere Noire. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach