21 days in Mauritius Itinerary

21 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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21 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  17​h 15​min
1
Belle Mare
— 5 nights
Travel:  1​h 15​min
2
Ilot Gabriel
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Rodrigues Island
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h
4
Le Morne
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Belle Mare

Set on Mauritius' east coast, the glittering white beaches and blue waters of Belle Mare entice visitors from all over the world.
Shop till you drop at Marche de Flacq and Save A Sail. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau De Labourdonnais and Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Belle Mare: La Cambuse Beach (in Le Bouchon), Ile des Deux Cocos (in Blue Bay) and Historic Marine (in Goodlands). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ile aux Cerfs, tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Bay Beach, contemplate the geological forces at Trou aux Cerfs, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sagar Shiv Mandir.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Belle Mare day trip planning site .

Melbourne, Australia to Belle Mare is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Melbourne to Belle Mare. Traveling from Melbourne in November, you will find days in Belle Mare are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are much warmer (25°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ilot Gabriel.

Things to do in Belle Mare

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mauritius, Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche, Ile Aux Cerfs Golf Club, Central Market, Save A Sail
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Bay Beach ©
Blue Bay Beach
Ile Aux Cerfs Golf Club ©
Ile Aux Cerfs Golf Club

4
nights
Ilot Gabriel

Ilot Gabriel ©
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Galerie Francoise Vrot and Grand Baie Bazaar. Visit Mont Choisy Beach and Pointe Bernache for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ilot Gabriel: Grand Baie (La Cuvette Beach, Grand Baie La Croisette, & more), Grand Gaube Beach (in Grand Gaube) and Studio 44 Mauritius (in Calodyne).

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ilot Gabriel sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Belle Mare to Ilot Gabriel. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Ilot Gabriel

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Grand Baie, Grand Gaube, Cap Malheureux, Studio 44 Mauritius, Mont Choisy Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ile Plate Beach ©
Ile Plate Beach
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
La Cuvette Public Beach ©
La Cuvette Public Beach

2
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.
On the 15th (Thu), look for gifts at Blue Magic Rodrigues Craft World Company ltd, enjoy the sand and surf at Trou d'Argent Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale St Gabriel. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Care-Co, then indulge your taste buds at Marche de Port Mathurin, then admire the landmark architecture of St Johns Church, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc Francois Leguat.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rodrigues Island online day trip planner .

Getting from Ilot Gabriel to Rodrigues Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Le Morne.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

Parks Shopping Wildlife
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Trou d'Argent Beach ©
Trou d'Argent Beach
Cathédrale St Gabriel ©
Cathédrale St Gabriel

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.
Shop till you drop at Rhumerie de Chamarel and Village Walk Shopping Centre. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Martello Tower Museum and Phare d'Albion. Get out of town with these interesting Le Morne side-trips: Flic En Flac (Swim with Dolphins & Scuba & Snorkeling), La Vallee des Couleurs (in Chemin Grenier) and Gris Gris Beach (in Souillac). Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Le Morne Brabant, enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarin Bay, tee off at Heritage Golf Club, and take in the dramatic natural features at Seven Colored Earths.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Le Morne trip builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and car from Rodrigues Island to Le Morne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In November, daytime highs in Le Morne are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Chamarel, Mauritius, Bel Ombre, Flic En Flac, Phare d'Albion
Highlights from your plan
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Heritage Nature Reserve ©
Heritage Nature Reserve
Tamarin Bay ©
Tamarin Bay

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