5 days in Mauritius Itinerary

5 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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5 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Pamplemousses
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Chamarel
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Cape Town

2
nights
Pamplemousses

Experience a region where wilderness comes neatly packaged in Pamplemousses District, where many of the attractions showcase the natural world in easily digestible portions.
On the 24th (Tue), step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then see the interesting displays at The Photographic Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mont Choisy Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Plage de Trou aux Biches, then examine the collection at Chateau De Labourdonnais, and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Pamplemousses trip itinerary builder .

Cape Town, South Africa to Pamplemousses is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cape Town to Pamplemousses. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cape Town in September, with highs in Pamplemousses at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Chamarel.

Things to do in Pamplemousses

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Flic En Flac, The Photographic Museum, Plage de Trou aux Biches, Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve, Chateau De Labourdonnais
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Plage de Trou aux Biches ©
Plage de Trou aux Biches

2
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Le Morne Beach and then take in the dramatic natural features at Le Morne Brabant. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Ebony Forest Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Black River Gorges National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Chamarel trip itinerary website .

Getting from Pamplemousses to Chamarel by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Chamarel are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, 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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