30 days in Mauritius Itinerary

30 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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30 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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

4
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.
Shop till you drop at Care-Co and Marche de Port Mathurin. Visit St Johns Church and Cathédrale St Gabriel for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Trou d'Argent Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step off the mainland to explore Île aux Cocos, and stop by Blue Magic Rodrigues Craft World Company ltd.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rodrigues Island trip builder app .

Pamplemousses to Rodrigues Island is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also ride a ferry. February in Rodrigues Island sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. You'll set off for Le Morne on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

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

8
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 The Martello Tower Museum and Phare d'Albion. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gris Gris Beach and Le Morne Brabant. Change things up with these side-trips from Le Morne: Flic En Flac (Scuba & Snorkeling, Swim with Dolphins, & more), Quatre Bornes (Bernd Wilhelm & Soko Soko Ltd) and Coffee & Tea Tours (in Bois Cheri). Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Le Morne Beach, stroll through Heritage Nature Reserve, look for gifts at Rhumerie de Chamarel, and don't miss a visit to Crystal Rock.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Le Morne tour itinerary site .

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 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pointe d'Esny.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Flic En Flac, Mauritius, Chamarel, Bel Ombre, Quatre Bornes
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Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach
Gris Gris Beach ©
Gris Gris Beach
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant

7
nights
Pointe d'Esny

Pointe d'Esny ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Blue Bay Beach and La Cambuse Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ile aux Cerfs and Pointe d'Esny. Change things up with these side-trips from Pointe d'Esny: Bowfighters (in Sebastopol), Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche (in Bel Air) and Alexandra Falls (in Union Park).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pointe d'Esny trip maker .

Traveling by car from Le Morne to Pointe d'Esny takes 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cap Malheureux.

Things to do in Pointe d'Esny

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mahebourg, Mauritius, Vieux Grand Port, Blue Bay, Bowfighters
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Blue Bay Beach ©
Blue Bay Beach
Pointe d'Esny ©
Pointe d'Esny
Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve ©

10
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Mont Choisy Beach and Balaclava Public Beach. Head to Central Market and Grand Baie Bazaarfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Cap Malheureux: Port Louis (Citadel, St Louis Cathedral, & more), SSR Botanic Garden (in Pamplemousses) and Marche de Flacq (in Centre de Flacq). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Notre Dame Auxiliatrice, get impressive views of Trou aux Cerfs, and play a few rounds at Ile Aux Cerfs Golf Club.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cap Malheureux trip builder tool .

You can drive from Pointe d'Esny to Cap Malheureux in 1.5 hours. In March in Cap Malheureux, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cap Malheureux

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Port Louis, Grand Baie, Mauritius, Poste Lafayette, Moka
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Plage de Trou aux Biches ©
Plage de Trou aux Biches

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