8 days in Mauritius Itinerary

8 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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8 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Grand Baie
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Rodrigues Island
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h
3
Le Morne
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

2
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.
On the 2nd (Wed), stop by Studio 44 Mauritius and then don't miss a visit to Notre Dame Auxiliatrice. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): look for gifts at Historic Marine, then see the interesting displays at Chateau De Labourdonnais, then hunt for treasures at Central Market, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mont Choisy Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Baie road trip planner .

Mumbai, India to Grand Baie is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Grand Baie is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Grand Baie when traveling from Mumbai in January, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Historic Marine, Studio 44 Mauritius, Notre Dame Auxiliatrice, Central Market, Chateau De Labourdonnais
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Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
La Cuvette Public Beach ©
La Cuvette Public Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): look for gifts at Blue Magic Rodrigues Craft World Company ltd, then stop by Care-Co, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Trou d'Argent Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale St Gabriel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Johns Church and then stroll through Parc Francois Leguat.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rodrigues Island road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Grand Baie to Rodrigues Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In January in Rodrigues Island, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Le Morne.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

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

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): kick back and relax at Le Morne Beach and then take in the dramatic natural features at Le Morne Brabant. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Crystal Rock, stop by Rhumerie de Chamarel, and then stroll through Gris Gris Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Le Morne online itinerary planner .

Getting from Rodrigues Island to Le Morne by combination of flight and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Le Dernier Comptoir, Le Morne Beach, Rhumerie de Chamarel, Gris Gris Beach
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Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Gris Gris Beach ©
Gris Gris Beach

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