18 days in Mauritius Itinerary

18 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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18 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Blue Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
2
Pointe d'Esny
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Chemin Grenier
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
4
Bel Ombre
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Le Morne
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
6
Chamarel
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
7
Flic En Flac
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Trou d'eau Douce
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
9
Grand Baie
— 1 night
Fly:  27​h
End: San Francisco

1
night
Blue Bay

Blue Bay ©
Tucked away in the relatively undeveloped southeastern corner of Mauritius, a Blue Bay vacation provides guests with a quiet spot to relax that's still within close distance to the country's airport.
You've now added Ile des Deux Cocos to your itinerary.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Blue Bay trip builder website .

San Francisco, USA to Blue Bay is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Blue Bay is 12 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Blue Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Pointe d'Esny.

Things to do in Blue Bay

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ile des Deux Cocos ©
Ile des Deux Cocos

1
night
Pointe d'Esny

Pointe d'Esny ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pointe d'Esny travel route website .

Pointe d'Esny is very close to Blue Bay. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chemin Grenier.

Things to do in Pointe d'Esny

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve, Frederick Hendrick Museum
Highlights from your plan
Frederick Hendrick Museum ©
Frederick Hendrick Museum
Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve ©
Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve

1
night
Chemin Grenier

Chemin Grenier ©
Pristine beaches, turquoise lagoons, and lush rolling hillsides greet visitors of Chemin Grenier.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Centre Equestre De Riambel. On the 18th (Wed), take a pleasant ride with Centre Equestre De Riambel.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Chemin Grenier tour itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Pointe d'Esny to Chemin Grenier in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. July in Chemin Grenier sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Bel Ombre.

Things to do in Chemin Grenier

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Tours

Side Trips

La Vanille Nature Park, Centre Equestre De Riambel
Highlights from your plan
La Vanille Nature Park ©
La Vanille Nature Park
Centre Equestre De Riambel ©
Centre Equestre De Riambel

2
nights
Bel Ombre

Bel Ombre ©
Tucked away on the wild southern coast of Mauritius, the village of Bel Ombre feels somewhat off the beaten track, yet the five-star resorts and hotels offer as comfortable and luxurious a vacation as anywhere on the island.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Musee du Coquillage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Gris Gris Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Robert Edward Hart Memorial Museum, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rochester Falls.

Before you visit Bel Ombre, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Bel Ombre is just a stone's throw from Chemin Grenier. In July, daily temperatures in Bel Ombre can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Le Morne.

Things to do in Bel Ombre

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Souillac, Avalon Golf Estate
Highlights from your plan
Gris Gris Beach ©
Gris Gris Beach
Avalon Golf Estate ©
Avalon Golf Estate
Rochester Falls ©
Rochester Falls

2
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've now added Explorers Mauritius to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Crystal Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Le Morne Beach and then stroll through Le Morne Brabant.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Le Morne trip app .

Le Morne is just a short distance from Bel Ombre. July in Le Morne sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Chamarel.

Things to do in Le Morne

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Le Morne Beach
Highlights from your plan
Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Explorers Mauritius ©
Explorers Mauritius

4
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Get outdoors at Ebony Forest Chamarel and Chamarel Waterfall. Spend the 24th (Tue) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Seven Colored Earths, look for gifts at Village Walk Shopping Centre, and see the interesting displays at Curious Corner of Chamarel.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chamarel road trip planner .

Chamarel is just a short distance from Le Morne. July in Chamarel sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. You will leave for Flic En Flac on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, Village Walk Shopping Centre
Highlights from your plan
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Curious Corner of Chamarel ©
Curious Corner of Chamarel

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Scuba & Snorkeling. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then enjoy the sand and surf at Flic en Flac Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, look for gifts at Cascavelle Shopping Village, contemplate the long history of The Martello Tower Museum, then play a few rounds at Tamarina Golf Club, and finally browse for treasures at Le Dernier Comptoir.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Flic En Flac trip planner .

Getting from Chamarel to Flic En Flac by car takes about an hour. In July in Flic En Flac, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Trou d'eau Douce.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Outdoors Golf Wildlife

Side Trips

Tamarin, The Martello Tower Museum, Cascavelle Shopping Village
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Tamarina Golf Club ©
Tamarina Golf Club
Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach

1
night
Trou d'eau Douce

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sagar Shiv Mandir.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Trou d'eau Douce trip planner.

Traveling by car from Flic En Flac to Trou d'eau Douce takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Trou d'eau Douce

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sagar Shiv Mandir

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bain Boeuf Public Beach, kick back and relax at Grand Gaube Beach, and then deepen your understanding of the past and present with L'Aventure du Sucre.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Baie trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Trou d'eau Douce to Grand Baie in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

L'Aventure du Sucre, Bain Boeuf Public Beach, Grand Gaube Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bain Boeuf Public Beach ©
Bain Boeuf Public Beach
Grand Gaube Beach ©
Grand Gaube Beach
L'Aventure du Sucre ©
L'Aventure du Sucre

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