19 days in Mauritius Itinerary

19 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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19 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Le Morne
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cap Malheureux
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h
3
Rodrigues Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Pointe d'Esny
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

6
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.
Get some historical perspective at Trou aux Cerfs and The Martello Tower Museum. Kids will enjoy Gris Gris Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Le Morne: La Vallee des Couleurs (in Chemin Grenier), Swim with Dolphins (in Flic En Flac) and Les 7 Cascades (in Riviere Noire). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Le Morne Brabant, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Le Dernier Comptoir, enjoy the sand and surf at Le Morne Beach, and play a few rounds at Heritage Golf Club.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Le Morne online trip planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Le Morne is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Le Morne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 27°C in Le Morne. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Cap Malheureux.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Mauritius, Flic En Flac, Chamarel, Bel Ombre, Riviere Noire
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park
The Martello Tower Museum ©
The Martello Tower Museum

5
nights
Cap Malheureux

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Central Market and Save A Sail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ile Plate Beach and Ilot Gabriel Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cap Malheureux: Belle Mare (Scuba & Snorkeling & Speed Boats Tours). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Mont Choisy Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Trou aux Biches, stop by Studio 44 Mauritius, and buy something for everyone on your list at Grand Baie La Croisette.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cap Malheureux tour itinerary maker site .

Getting from Le Morne to Cap Malheureux by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Cap Malheureux

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Grand Baie, Ilot Gabriel Beach, Save A Sail, Studio 44 Mauritius, Mont Choisy Beach
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Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Historic Marine ©
Historic Marine

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Trou d'Argent Beach and Parc Francois Leguat. Head to Blue Magic Rodrigues Craft World Company ltd and Care-Cofor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: browse the fresh offerings at Marche de Port Mathurin, admire the landmark architecture of St Johns Church, head off the coast to Cat Island (Ile aux chats), and delve into the lush surroundings at Grand Montagne Nature Reserve.

Plan trip to Rodrigues Island with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Do a combination of car and flight from Cap Malheureux to Rodrigues Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Rodrigues Island can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Pointe d'Esny.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Trou d'Argent Beach ©
Trou d'Argent Beach

3
nights
Pointe d'Esny

Pointe d'Esny ©
You'll get in some beach time at Blue Bay Beach and Ile aux Cerfs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ile des Deux Cocos and Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche. When in Pointe d'Esny, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Trou d'eau Douce, approximately 1h 05 min away.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Pointe d'Esny trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Rodrigues Island to Pointe d'Esny takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pointe d'Esny

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mauritius, Scuba & Snorkeling, Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche, La Cambuse Beach, Ile des Deux Cocos
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Blue Bay Beach ©
Blue Bay Beach
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
La Cambuse Beach ©
La Cambuse Beach

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