16 days in Mauritius Itinerary

16 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cape Town
Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Mont Choisy
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Le Morne
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h
End: Cape Town

9
nights
Mont Choisy

Mont Choisy ©
Gently sloping sand meets the clear ocean along the coastline of the sleepy town of Mont Choisy.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Tamarin Falls. Relax by the water at Mont Choisy Beach and Pointe Bernache. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mont Choisy: Port Louis (Blue Penny Museum & Citadel), Bras d'Eau Public Beach (in Poste Lafayette) and Mahebourg (Pointe d'Esny & Bluebay Marine Park). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at SSR Botanic Garden, examine the collection at Chateau De Labourdonnais, stroll through Balaclava Public Beach, and kick back and relax at La Cuvette Public Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mont Choisy trip itinerary maker.

Cape Town, South Africa to Mont Choisy is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Mauritius Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Cape Town in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Mont Choisy. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Le Morne.

Things to do in Mont Choisy

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Port Louis, Grand Baie, Grand Gaube, Trou aux Biches, Cap Malheureux
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SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach

6
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Flic en Flac Beach and Gris Gris Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Le Morne Brabant and Heritage Golf Club. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Le Morne: Blue Bay Beach (in Pointe d'Esny), Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark (in Chamarel) and Casela Nature Parks (in Cascavelle). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Heritage Nature Reserve, see the interesting displays at Curious Corner of Chamarel, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at La Vanille Nature Park, and steep yourself in history at The Martello Tower Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Le Morne online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Mont Choisy to Le Morne takes 1.5 hours. In January in Le Morne, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Chamarel, Bel Ombre, Le Morne Beach, Gris Gris Beach, Flic en Flac Beach
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark ©
Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark
Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach

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