8 days in Mauritius Itinerary

8 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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8 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Chamarel
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Grand Baie
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Jeddah

1
night
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
On the 19th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Le Morne Brabant, examine the collection at Curious Corner of Chamarel, and then explore the striking landscape at Seven Colored Earths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of The Martello Tower Museum, kick back and relax at Flic en Flac Beach, then contemplate the geological forces at Trou aux Cerfs, and finally stop by Rhumerie de Chamarel.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Chamarel is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Mauritius Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Jeddah in October: high temperatures in Chamarel hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Trou aux Cerfs, The Martello Tower Museum, Le Morne Brabant, Flic en Flac Beach
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Seven Colored Earths ©
Seven Colored Earths
Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Maison Eureka and Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche. Head to Martin Beffert Jewellery Design and Historic Marinefor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grand Baie: Port Louis (St Louis Cathedral, Jummah Mosque, & more). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Ile aux Cerfs, kick back and relax at Grand Gaube Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and gain a rich perspective with L'Aventure du Sucre.

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You can drive from Chamarel to Grand Baie in 1.5 hours. In October in Grand Baie, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Port Louis, Mauritius, Pamplemousses, Save A Sail, Grand Gaube 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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