17 days in Mauritius Itinerary

17 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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17 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  17​h
1
Grand Baie
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Port Louis
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Flic En Flac
— 8 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Manchester

5
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.
Visiting Ile aux Cerfs and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Head to Historic Marine and Grand Baie La Croisettefor some retail therapy. Explore Grand Baie's surroundings by going to Marche de Flacq (in Centre de Flacq) and Post Lafayette Beach (in Poste Lafayette). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Pereybere Beach, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Trou aux Biches, and hunt for treasures at Grand Baie Bazaar.

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Manchester, UK to Grand Baie is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mauritius Time (MUT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. In December, Grand Baie is much hotter than Manchester - with highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Port Louis.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cap Malheureux, Trou aux Biches, Chateau De Labourdonnais, Ile aux Cerfs, Grand Gaube Beach
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Pereybere Beach ©
Pereybere Beach
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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.
On the 14th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of L'Aventure du Sucre, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market, then see the interesting displays at Blue Penny Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Aapravasi Ghat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Bois Cheri Tea Factory and Tea Museum, bet on a winner at The Crown Lodge, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaylasson Temple.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Port Louis road trip planner .

Drive from Grand Baie to Port Louis in an hour. In December in Port Louis, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Port Louis

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

L'Aventure du Sucre, Bois Cheri Tea Factory and Tea Museum
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Blue Penny Museum ©
Blue Penny Museum
The Crown Lodge ©
The Crown Lodge
L'Aventure du Sucre ©
L'Aventure du Sucre

8
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Flic en Flac Beach and Trou aux Cerfs. Shop till you drop at Rhumerie de Chamarel and Le Dernier Comptoir. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flic En Flac: Heritage Nature Reserve (in Bel Ombre), Chamarel (Seven Colored Earths, Ebony Forest Reserve, & more) and Le Morne (Le Morne Brabant, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black River Gorges National Park, admire the sheer force of Chamarel Waterfall, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Flic En Flac trip planner .

Drive from Port Louis to Flic En Flac in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mauritius, Chamarel, Le Morne, The Martello Tower Museum, La Vallee des Couleurs
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Seven Colored Earths ©
Seven Colored Earths
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

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