16 days in Mauritius & Seychelles Itinerary

16 days in Mauritius & Seychelles Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Perth, Australia
Fly + Drive:  11 h
1
Mahebourg, Mauritius
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
2
Mahe Island, Seychelles
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  1 h
3
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Ferry:  30 min
4
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
5
Le Morne, Mauritius
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
6
Cascavelle, Mauritius
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
7
Mont Choisy, Mauritius
— 1 day
Drive:  30 min
8
Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
9
Trou d'eau Douce, Mauritius
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11 h
End: Perth, Australia

2
nights
Mahebourg, Mauritius

Mahebourg ©
The tiny yet endearing town of Mahebourg makes a great destination for sightseeing, boating, and lazing in the sun around Maritius' largest lagoon.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Mahebourg Naval Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Bay Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Cambuse Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mahebourg trip maker app.

Perth, Australia to Mahebourg is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Mahebourg is minus 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mahebourg when traveling from Perth in December, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mahe Island.

Things to do in Mahebourg

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

La Cambuse Beach, Blue Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Cambuse Beach ©
La Cambuse Beach
Blue Bay Beach ©
Blue Bay Beach
Mahebourg Naval Museum ©
Mahebourg Naval Museum

4
nights
Mahe Island, Seychelles

Mahe Island ©
Mahe Island, the largest in its archipelago, serves as a buzzing tourism hub, teeming with resorts, picturesque beaches, and verdant forest trails.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Clock Tower and Cathedral of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Anse Intendance and Anse Major. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Petite Anse, kick back and relax at Sunset Beach, hike along Copolia Trail, and look for gifts at Tea Factory.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mahe Island itinerary app.

Explore your travel options from Mahebourg to Mahe Island with the Route module. December in Mahe Island sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Mahe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Anse Intendance ©
Anse Intendance
Petite Anse ©
Petite Anse
Anse Takamaka Beach ©
Anse Takamaka Beach

2
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and then step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Kerlan Beach, view the masterpieces at Rita's Art Sudio & Gallery, then kick back and relax at Cote d’Or Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Matthew Apostle Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Praslin Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Mahe Island to Praslin Island in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Praslin Island can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cote d’Or Beach ©
Cote d’Or Beach
Anse Kerlan Beach ©
Anse Kerlan Beach
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island

2
nights
La Digue Island, Seychelles

La Digue Island ©
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Anse La Reunion Beach and then kick back and relax at Anse Source D'Argent. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Plantation House National Monument, then kick back and relax at Anse Pierrot Beach, and then kick back and relax at Union Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our La Digue Island trip itinerary planner.

La Digue Island is very close to Praslin Island. In December, daytime highs in La Digue Island are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Le Morne.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Anse Source D'Argent ©
Anse Source D'Argent
Anse La Reunion Beach ©
Anse La Reunion Beach
Union Beach ©
Union Beach

1
night
Le Morne, Mauritius

Le Morne ©
A rugged rock crag surrounded by white-sand beaches and an emerald lagoon marks Le Morne, a World Heritage Site.
On the 24th (Sun), kick back and relax at Le Morne Beach, make a trip to Crystal Rock, then explore the striking landscape at Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark, and finally look for gifts at Rhumerie de Chamarel.

Find out how to plan Le Morne trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from La Digue Island to Le Morne. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cascavelle.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Chamarel, Le Morne Beach
Highlights from your plan
Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach
Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark ©
Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark
Crystal Rock ©
Crystal Rock

1
night
Cascavelle, Mauritius

Cascavelle ©
Shopping remains the main attraction in Cascavelle, a small inland town known for housing one of the biggest malls on the island.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market, then steep yourself in history at The Martello Tower Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flic en Flac Beach.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cascavelle journey planner.

You can drive from Le Morne to Cascavelle in an hour. December in Cascavelle sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mont Choisy.

Things to do in Cascavelle

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trips

The Martello Tower Museum, Flic en Flac Beach, Central Market
Highlights from your plan
Central Market ©
Central Market
The Martello Tower Museum ©
The Martello Tower Museum
Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach

1
day
Mont Choisy, Mauritius

Mont Choisy ©
Gently sloping sand meets the clear ocean along the coastline of the sleepy town of Mont Choisy.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): examine the collection at Chateau De Labourdonnais and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mont Choisy Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mont Choisy trip planner.

Drive from Cascavelle to Mont Choisy in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Mont Choisy can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Mont Choisy

Beaches Museums Parks

Side Trip

Chateau De Labourdonnais
Highlights from your plan
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais

1
night
Grand Baie, Mauritius

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 27th (Wed): look for gifts at Historic Marine, then stop by Studio 44 Mauritius, then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse La Raie Beach, and finally stroll through La Cuvette Public Beach.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Baie travel route planning website.

Grand Baie is just a stone's throw from Mont Choisy. 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 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Trou d'eau Douce.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Anse La Raie Beach, Studio 44 Mauritius, Historic Marine
Highlights from your plan
La Cuvette Public Beach ©
La Cuvette Public Beach
Anse La Raie Beach ©
Anse La Raie Beach
Historic Marine ©
Historic Marine

1
night
Trou d'eau Douce, Mauritius

Trou d'eau Douce ©
Lined by a turquoise lagoon and white beaches, Trou d'Eau Douce gradually developed from a mellow fishing village into a small resort town.
On the 28th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sagar Shiv Mandir, then stroll through Bras d'Eau Public Beach, and then play a few rounds at Legend Golf Course.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Trou d'eau Douce journey planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Baie to Trou d'eau Douce takes an hour. In December in Trou d'eau Douce, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Trou d'eau Douce

Outdoors Golf Beaches

Side Trips

Pointe de Flacq, Bras d'Eau Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bras d'Eau Public Beach ©
Bras d'Eau Public Beach
Legend Golf Course ©
Legend Golf Course
Sagar Shiv Mandir ©
Sagar Shiv Mandir

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