17 days in South Africa & Mauritius Itinerary

17 days in South Africa & Mauritius Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 5 nights
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Le Morne, Mauritius
— 4 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Fish Hoek Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wine Tours & Tastings and First South African Perfume Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Town: Grotto Beach (in Hermanus) and Eikehof (in Franschhoek). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Groot Constantia, take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town itinerary planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Cape Town is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in June, with highs in Cape Town at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Beach
Grotto Beach
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mont Choisy Beach and Chateau De Labourdonnais. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at L'Aventure du Sucre and Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche. Venture out of the city with trips to Les 7 Cascades (in Riviere Noire), Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Henrietta) and Takamaka Boutique Winery (in Vacoas). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ile Plate Beach, kick back and relax at Grand Gaube Beach, and admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Baie trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Grand Baie takes 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Grand Baie is 2 hours. Traveling from Cape Town in June, you will find days in Grand Baie are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are much hotter (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Le Morne.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Must see
Mont Choisy Beach
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Le Morne Brabant and Curious Corner of Chamarel. Explore hidden gems such as Le Morne Beach and La Vallee des Couleurs. Get out of town with these interesting Le Morne side-trips: Chamarel (Ebony Forest Reserve & Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark). Spend the 20th (Sun) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Heritage Nature Reserve and take in the dramatic scenery at Chamarel Waterfall.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Le Morne trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Grand Baie to Le Morne takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Le Morne can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Must see
Le Morne Brabant
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Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©

City of Light

Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Lindfield Victorian House Museum, contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, and then take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Johannesburg travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Le Morne to Johannesburg. The time zone difference moving from Mauritius Standard Time (MUT) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Le Morne, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Johannesburg, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Specialty Museum
Apartheid Museum
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Neighborhood
Maboneng Precinct
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