18 days in Mauritius Itinerary

18 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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18 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly + Drive:  14​h
1
Pointe d'Esny
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cap Malheureux
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Chamarel
— 7 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Jeddah

4
nights
Pointe d'Esny

Pointe d'Esny ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ile des Deux Cocos and Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve. We've included these beaches for you: Blue Bay Beach and Pointe d'Esny. Step out of Pointe d'Esny to go to Bel Air and see Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche, which is approximately 38 minutes away.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pointe d'Esny vacation maker tool .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Pointe d'Esny is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jeddah to Pointe d'Esny. While traveling from Jeddah, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Pointe d'Esny, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cap Malheureux.

Things to do in Pointe d'Esny

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mahebourg, Blue Bay, Mauritius, La Cambuse Beach, Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche
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Ile des Deux Cocos ©
Ile des Deux Cocos
Pointe d'Esny ©
Pointe d'Esny
Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve ©

5
nights
Cap Malheureux

At the very northern tip of Mauritius, Cap Malheureux (translating roughly as "Cape Misfortune") is named for the many ships that have sunk off its coast over the years.
We've included these beaches for you: Mont Choisy Beach and Plage de Trou aux Biches. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Bras d'Eau Public Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cap Malheureux: Constance Links Golf (in Pointe de Flacq) and Citadel (in Port Louis). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Ile Plate Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Balaclava Public Beach, admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, and make a trip to Notre Dame Auxiliatrice.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cap Malheureux trip planner .

Traveling by car from Pointe d'Esny to Cap Malheureux takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Cap Malheureux can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Chamarel.

Things to do in Cap Malheureux

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Grand Gaube, Grand Baie, Scuba & Snorkeling, Citadel, Anse La Raie Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Plage de Trou aux Biches ©
Plage de Trou aux Biches

7
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Explore hidden gems such as Gris Gris Beach and Le Morne Brabant. Relax by the water at Le Morne Beach and Tamarin Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chamarel: Flic En Flac (Scuba & Snorkeling & Swim with Dolphins). Spend the 16th (Thu) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tee off at Heritage Golf Club, steep yourself in history at The Martello Tower Museum, explore the striking landscape at Seven Colored Earths, and explore the striking landscape of La Vallee des Couleurs.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Chamarel trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Cap Malheureux to Chamarel takes 1.5 hours. In August in Chamarel, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 21st (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Mauritius, Bel Ombre, Flic En Flac, The Martello Tower Museum, Le Morne Brabant
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

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