16 days in Mauritius Itinerary

16 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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16 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Chamarel
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Grand Baie
— 8 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Zurich

6
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chamarel: La Vanille Nature Park (in Riviere des Anguilles), Heritage Nature Reserve (in Bel Ombre) and Sophie Nature Walk (in Vacoas). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Seven Colored Earths, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black River Gorges National Park, examine the collection at Curious Corner of Chamarel, and admire the sheer force of Chamarel Waterfall.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chamarel trip itinerary planning tool .

Zurich, Switzerland to Chamarel is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Mauritius Time (MUT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In December, Chamarel is warmer than Zurich - with highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Le Morne, Mauritius, Bel Ombre, Riviere Noire, La Vanille Nature Park
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Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Seven Colored Earths ©
Seven Colored Earths
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Grand Baie: Casela World of Adventures (in Cascavelle), Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche (in Bel Air) and Beau Champ (Anahita Golf Club & Grand River South East Waterfalls). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Pereybere Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll through Flic en Flac Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grand Baie tour itinerary app .

Drive from Chamarel to Grand Baie in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Port Louis, Beau Champ, Pamplemousses, Mont Choisy, Trou aux Biches
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Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Pereybere Beach ©
Pereybere Beach

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