15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Chamarel
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Le Morne
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Tamarin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Port Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Grand Baie
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Cap Malheureux
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Poste Lafayette
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Mahebourg
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
9
Rodrigues Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
10
Flic En Flac
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: London

1
night
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): examine the collection at Curious Corner of Chamarel, then stroll through Ebony Forest Reserve, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Falls. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Piton Canot and then explore the striking landscape of Black River Gorges National Park.

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London, UK to Chamarel is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from London to Chamarel due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in December, things will get much hotter in Chamarel: highs are around 35°C and lows about 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Le Morne.

Things to do in Chamarel

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Alexandra Falls, Black River Gorges National Park
Highlights from your plan
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Curious Corner of Chamarel ©
Curious Corner of Chamarel

1
night
Le Morne

Le Morne ©
A rugged rock crag surrounded by white-sand beaches and an emerald lagoon marks Le Morne, a World Heritage Site.
On the 3rd (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Le Morne Brabant, make a trip to International Slave Route Monument, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Le Morne Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Le Morne travel route builder .

Le Morne is very close to Chamarel. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tamarin.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Le Morne Beach
Highlights from your plan
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach
International Slave Route Monument ©

1
night
Tamarin

Tamarin ©
The old fishing village of Tamarin sits in one of the main saltpans on Mauritius.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate the long history of The Martello Tower Museum, browse for treasures at Le Dernier Comptoir, then play a few rounds at Tamarina Golf Club, and finally admire the sheer force of Tamarin Falls.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tamarin holiday planner.

Tamarin is very close to Le Morne. In December, daily temperatures in Tamarin can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Port Louis.

Things to do in Tamarin

Outdoors Golf Nature

Side Trips

Tamarin Falls, The Martello Tower Museum
Highlights from your plan
Tamarina Golf Club ©
Tamarina Golf Club
Tamarin Falls ©
Tamarin Falls
The Martello Tower Museum ©
The Martello Tower Museum

1
night
Port Louis

Port Louis ©
A multicultural melting pot of a city, the Mauritian capital of Port Louis--or simply "Louis," as it's affectionately known--represents the most populous area of Mauritius.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Citadel, try to win big at The Crown Lodge, and then don't miss a visit to Jummah Mosque.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Louis trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Tamarin to Port Louis takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. December in Port Louis sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Port Louis

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Crown Lodge ©
The Crown Lodge
Citadel ©
Citadel
Jummah Mosque ©
Jummah Mosque

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then see the interesting displays at Chateau De Labourdonnais, and then kick back and relax at Mont Choisy Beach. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Trou aux Biches, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Cuvette Public Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grand Baie itinerary maker .

Getting from Port Louis to Grand Baie by car takes about an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Grand Baie can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Cap Malheureux.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Chateau De Labourdonnais, Mont Choisy Beach, Plage de Trou aux Biches
Highlights from your plan
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Speed Boats Tours
La Cuvette Public Beach ©
La Cuvette Public Beach

1
night
Cap Malheureux

Cap Malheureux ©
At the very northern tip of Mauritius, Cap Malheureux (translating roughly as "Cape Misfortune") is named for the many ships that have sunk off its coast over the years.
On the 8th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ile Plate Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bain Boeuf Public Beach, and then make a trip to Notre Dame Auxiliatrice.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cap Malheureux trip planner .

Cap Malheureux is just a short distance from Grand Baie. In December in Cap Malheureux, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Poste Lafayette.

Things to do in Cap Malheureux

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ile Plate Beach ©
Ile Plate Beach
Notre Dame Auxiliatrice ©
Notre Dame Auxiliatrice
Bain Boeuf Public Beach ©
Bain Boeuf Public Beach

1
night
Poste Lafayette

Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): stroll through Post Lafayette Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then tee off at Constance Links Golf.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Poste Lafayette tour planner .

Getting from Cap Malheureux to Poste Lafayette by car takes about an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mahebourg.

Things to do in Poste Lafayette

Outdoors Golf Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Constance Links Golf
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Constance Links Golf ©
Constance Links Golf
Post Lafayette Beach ©
Post Lafayette Beach

1
night
Mahebourg

Mahebourg ©
The tiny yet endearing town of Mahebourg makes a great destination for sightseeing, boating, and lazing in the sun around Maritius' largest lagoon.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Ile des Deux Cocos, explore the activities along Pointe d'Esny, and then step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mahebourg online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Poste Lafayette to Mahebourg takes 1.5 hours. In December in Mahebourg, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Mahebourg

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ile des Deux Cocos, Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Ile des Deux Cocos ©
Ile des Deux Cocos
Pointe d'Esny ©
Pointe d'Esny
Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve ©
Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve

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 11th (Wed): stroll through Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, admire the striking features of St Johns Church, then stroll through Trou d'Argent Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale St Gabriel. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Grand Montagne Nature Reserve and then step off the mainland to explore Île aux Cocos.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rodrigues Island road trip website .

Fly from Mahebourg to Rodrigues Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Trou d'Argent Beach ©
Trou d'Argent Beach
Île aux Cocos ©
Île aux Cocos

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Les 7 Cascades, then make a trip to Crafts Galery, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Flic En Flac travel route builder app .

Getting from Rodrigues Island to Flic En Flac by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Flic En Flac can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Les 7 Cascades
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Les 7 Cascades ©
Les 7 Cascades
Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach

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