18 days in Mauritius Itinerary

18 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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18 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Pamplemousses
Drive:  30​min
1
Grand Baie
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h
2
Rodrigues Island
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h
3
Le Morne
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Pamplemousses

7
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Pointe d'Esny and Grand Gaube Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Chateau De Labourdonnais and L'Aventure du Sucre. Change things up with these side-trips from Grand Baie: The Crown Lodge (in Port Louis), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Belle Mare) and Bluebay Marine Park (in Mahebourg). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Solar Under Sea Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Ile Plate Beach, look for gifts at Studio 44 Mauritius, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grand Baie trip maker tool

Pamplemousses to Grand Baie is an approximately half hour car ride. December in Grand Baie sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mahebourg, Cap Malheureux, Fishing Charters & Tours, Scuba & Snorkeling, Balaclava Public Beach
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Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais
L'Aventure du Sucre ©
L'Aventure du Sucre
La Cuvette Public Beach ©
La Cuvette Public Beach

3
nights
Rodrigues Island

Rodrigues Island ©
Flung far out in the middle of the Indian Ocean, rocky Rodrigues Island sits in a turquoise lagoon surrounded by a fringing coral reef.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Île aux Cocos and Care-Co. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St Johns Church, stroll through Parc Francois Leguat, and stop by Blue Magic Rodrigues Craft World Company ltd.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rodrigues Island driving holiday planner

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Grand Baie to Rodrigues Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Le Morne.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Trou d'Argent Beach ©
Trou d'Argent Beach
Île aux Cocos ©
Île aux Cocos

7
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.
Appreciate the collections at Curious Corner of Chamarel and The World of Seashells. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Martello Tower Museum and Village Walk Shopping Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Le Morne: Les 7 Cascades (in Riviere Noire), Gris Gris Beach (in Souillac) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Flic En Flac). The adventure continues: get outside with Pryde Club Mauritius, step off the mainland to explore Ile des Deux Cocos, play a few rounds at Heritage Golf Club, and stroll through Frederica Nature Reserve.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Le Morne vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Rodrigues Island to Le Morne by combination of flight and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bel Ombre, La Gaulette, Riviere Noire, The World of Seashells, Ile des Deux Cocos
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Curious Corner of Chamarel ©
Curious Corner of Chamarel
The World of Seashells ©
The World of Seashells

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