20 days in Mauritius Itinerary

20 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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20 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  12​h
1
Grand Baie
— 4 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Mont Choisy
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
3
Pointe Aux Piments
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Port Louis
— 2 nights
bus:  15​min
5
Quatre Bornes
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Trou d'eau Douce
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Rodrigues Island
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Le Morne
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
Savanne District
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
10
Mahebourg
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

4
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.
Step out of Grand Baie to go to Cascavelle and see Casela World of Adventures, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pereybere Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Grand Gaube Beach, hunt for treasures at Grand Baie Bazaar, and explore the wide array of goods at Grand Baie La Croisette.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Grand Baie trip builder .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Grand Baie is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Mauritius Time is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December; daily highs in Grand Baie reach 34°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mont Choisy.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cap Malheureux, Casela NatureParks, Studio 44 Mauritius, Grand Gaube Beach, Anse La Raie Beach
Highlights from your plan
Pereybere Beach ©
Pereybere Beach
Casela NatureParks ©
Casela NatureParks
Notre Dame Auxiliatrice ©
Notre Dame Auxiliatrice

1
day
Mont Choisy

Gently sloping sand meets the clear ocean along the coastline of the sleepy town of Mont Choisy.
On the 17th (Sun), kick back and relax at Mont Choisy Beach, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mont Choisy trip planning website .

Mont Choisy is just a stone's throw from Grand Baie. December in Mont Choisy sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pointe Aux Piments.

Things to do in Mont Choisy

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Trou aux Biches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach

1
night
Pointe Aux Piments

Pointe Aux Piments ©
Feel the fine sand between your toes and the sea breeze in your hair on a Pointe Aux Piments vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): kick back and relax at Pointe aux Piments Public Beach, then kick back and relax at Plage de Trou aux Biches, then meet the residents at Mauritius Aquarium, and finally kick back and relax at Balaclava Public Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pointe Aux Piments trip itinerary builder .

Pointe Aux Piments is just a short distance from Mont Choisy. In December, daily temperatures in Pointe Aux Piments can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Louis.

Things to do in Pointe Aux Piments

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Plage de Trou aux Biches, Balaclava Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Balaclava Public Beach ©
Balaclava Public Beach
Plage de Trou aux Biches ©
Plage de Trou aux Biches
Pointe aux Piments Public Beach ©
Pointe aux Piments Public Beach

2
nights
Port Louis

Port Louis ©
A multicultural melting pot of a city, the Mauritian capital of Port Louis--or simply "Louis," as it's affectionately known--represents the most populous area of Mauritius.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Aapravasi Ghat, contemplate the long history of Citadel, hunt for treasures at Central Market, then browse the exhibits of L'Aventure du Sucre, then admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, and finally make a trip to Jummah Mosque. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by A Pinch of Salt, take an in-depth tour of Blue Penny Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Bagatelle Mall of Mauritius, then wander the streets of China Town, and finally try to win big at The Crown Lodge.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Port Louis trip itinerary planning website .

Port Louis is just a short distance from Pointe Aux Piments. December in Port Louis sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Quatre Bornes.

Things to do in Port Louis

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pamplemousses, Bagatelle Mall by Ascencia
Highlights from your plan
SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
The Crown Lodge ©
The Crown Lodge
Blue Penny Museum ©
Blue Penny Museum

1
night
Quatre Bornes

Quatre Bornes ©
Quatre Bornes also known as La Ville des Fleurs, is a town in Mauritius, located in the Plaines Wilhems District, the western part also lies in the Rivière Noire District. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the dramatic scenery at Les 7 Cascades, and then admire the sheer force of Tamarin Falls.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Quatre Bornes road trip planner .

Quatre Bornes is just a stone's throw from Port Louis. December in Quatre Bornes sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Trou d'eau Douce.

Things to do in Quatre Bornes

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Les 7 Cascades, Swim with Dolphins, Tamarin Falls
Highlights from your plan
Les 7 Cascades ©
Les 7 Cascades
Tamarin Falls ©
Tamarin Falls
Swim with Dolphins

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): play a few rounds at Ile Aux Cerfs Golf Club, take some stellar pictures from Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Plan my day in Trou d'eau Douce using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Quatre Bornes to Trou d'eau Douce takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Trou d'eau Douce

Outdoors Golf Tours

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Sat), stroll through Parc Francois Leguat, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des 5 Sens, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Trou d'Argent Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rodrigues Island visit planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Trou d'eau Douce to Rodrigues Island takes 2.5 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Le Morne.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

Parks Beaches Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Trou d'Argent Beach ©
Trou d'Argent Beach
Jardin des 5 Sens ©
Jardin des 5 Sens

3
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.
Le Morne is known for nature, adventure, golf, and water activities. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Seven Colored Earths, don't miss a visit to Crystal Rock, tour the pleasant surroundings at Le Morne Beach, and admire all the interesting features of Le Morne Brabant.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Le Morne online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Rodrigues Island to Le Morne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Savanne District.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Chamarel, Le Dernier Comptoir, Le Morne Beach, The Martello Tower Museum, Village Walk Shopping Centre
Highlights from your plan
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant

2
nights
Savanne District

Savanne District ©
Largely unspoiled scenery makes up the Savanne District.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): meet the residents at La Vanille Nature Park, then indulge your taste buds at La Plantation de Saint Aubin, and then tee off at Heritage Golf Club. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at La Vallee des Couleurs, stroll through Frederica Nature Reserve, then get engrossed in the history at Robert Edward Hart Memorial Museum, and finally stroll through Gris Gris Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Savanne District trip planner.

Savanne District is just a stone's throw from Le Morne. In December, daytime highs in Savanne District are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Mahebourg.

Things to do in Savanne District

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
La Vanille Nature Park ©
La Vanille Nature Park
Heritage Nature Reserve ©
Heritage Nature Reserve
Heritage Golf Club ©
Heritage Golf Club

3
nights
Mahebourg

Mahebourg ©
The tiny yet endearing town of Mahebourg makes a great destination for sightseeing, boating, and lazing in the sun around Maritius' largest lagoon.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): kick back and relax at Blue Bay Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Falls, then visit a coastal fixture at Ile du Phare, and finally explore the activities along Pointe d'Esny. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Bluebay Marine Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Cambuse Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Ile des Deux Cocos.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mahebourg trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Savanne District to Mahebourg in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Mahebourg can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mahebourg

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Blue Bay Beach, La Cambuse Beach, Ile des Deux Cocos, Alexandra Falls
Highlights from your plan
Ile des Deux Cocos ©
Ile des Deux Cocos
Pointe d'Esny ©
Pointe d'Esny
La Cambuse Beach ©
La Cambuse Beach

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