8 days in Mauritius Itinerary

8 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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8 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Le Morne
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Grand Baie
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

4
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 a sense of the local culture at Le Morne Brabant and The Martello Tower Museum. Visiting Seven Colored Earths and Flic en Flac Beach will get you outdoors. Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Curious Corner of Chamarel, stroll through Heritage Nature Reserve, browse for treasures at Le Dernier Comptoir, and make a trip to Crystal Rock.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Le Morne online visit planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Le Morne is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Le Morne due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in March: high temperatures in Le Morne hover around 34°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Chamarel, Le Dernier Comptoir, Flic en Flac Beach, Black River Gorges National Park, The Martello Tower Museum
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Trou aux Cerfs and Pointe aux Piments Public Beach. Popular historic sites such as St Louis Cathedral and Citadel are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grand Baie: Blue Penny Museum (in Port Louis) and Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche (in Bel Air). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Cerfs, stroll through Mont Choisy Beach, stop by Studio 44 Mauritius, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Grand Baie trip planner.

Traveling by car from Le Morne to Grand Baie takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Port Louis, Pamplemousses, Mauritius, Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche, Pointe aux Piments Public Beach
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L'Aventure du Sucre ©
L'Aventure du Sucre
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden

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