8 days in Mauritius & Reunion Island Itinerary

8 days in Mauritius & Reunion Island Itinerary

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8 days in Mauritius & Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Beau Champ, Mauritius
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Saint-Paul, Reunion Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Saint-Pierre, Reunion Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Flic En Flac, Mauritius
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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1
night
Beau Champ, Mauritius

Beau Champ ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Cerfs, admire the sheer force of Grand River South East Waterfalls, and then take some stellar pictures from Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Beau Champ is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Dubai in August, things will get colder in Beau Champ: highs are around 29°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Saint-Paul.

Things to do in Beau Champ

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ile aux Cerfs, Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche
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Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Grand River South East Waterfalls ©

1
night
Saint-Paul, Reunion Island

Saint-Paul ©
Saint-Paul is the second-largest commune in the French overseas department of RĂ©union. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Maido, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Trois Roches.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Saint-Paul visit planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Beau Champ to Saint-Paul. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Saint-Pierre.

Things to do in Saint-Paul

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trips

Spas, Trois Roches
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Maido ©
Maido
Trois Roches ©
Trois Roches

2
nights
Saint-Pierre, Reunion Island

Saint-Pierre ©
Saint-Pierre is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of RĂ©union. On the 4th (Sun), contemplate the geological forces at Piton de Fournaise, then admire the verdant scenery at Pas de Bellecombe, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at La Saga du Rhum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Kelonia, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Pierre visit planner .

Traveling by car from Saint-Paul to Saint-Pierre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Saint-Pierre

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Pas de Bellecombe, Piton de Fournaise, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Parasailing & Paragliding
Pas de Bellecombe ©
Pas de Bellecombe

3
nights
Flic En Flac, Mauritius

Flic En Flac ©
An unusual commodity in the lesser-touristed western part of Mauritius, the developed seaside village Flic En Flac boasts a vast white sandy beach that generates a large amount of tourism.
Change things up with these side-trips from Flic En Flac: Chamarel (Ebony Forest Reserve & Seven Colored Earths), Port Louis (A Pinch of Salt & Kaylasson Temple) and SSR Botanic Garden (in Pamplemousses). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Flic en Flac Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at La Vanille Nature Park, and find something for the whole family at Casela World of Adventures.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Flic En Flac trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Saint-Pierre to Flic En Flac takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Flic En Flac are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Port Louis, Chamarel, SSR Botanic Garden, Casela World of Adventures, La Vanille Nature Park
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Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach

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