9 days in Mauritius Itinerary

9 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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9 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  6​h
1
Chamarel
— 2 nights
Drive + bus:  1​h
2
Port Louis
— 6 nights
+2
bus + Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Chamarel Waterfall, look for gifts at Rhumerie de Chamarel, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black River Gorges National Park. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Piton Canot, delve into the lush surroundings at Ebony Forest Reserve, then make a trip to Seven Colored Earths, and finally examine the collection at Curious Corner of Chamarel.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Chamarel sightseeing planning website .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Chamarel is an approximately 6-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Chamarel, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Chamarel, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Louis.

Things to do in Chamarel

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Mauritius
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Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Seven Colored Earths ©
Seven Colored Earths
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

6
nights
Port Louis

Port Louis ©
A multicultural melting pot of a city, the Mauritian capital of Port Louis--or simply "Louis," as it's affectionately known--represents the most populous area of Mauritius.
Change things up with these side-trips from Port Louis: Speed Boats Tours (in Mahebourg), Sophie Nature Walk (in Vacoas) and Grand River South East Waterfalls (in Beau Champ). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, try to win big at The Crown Lodge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaylasson Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Port Louis online holiday planner .

Getting from Chamarel to Port Louis by combination of car and bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In December in Port Louis, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Louis

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Pamplemousses, Mauritius, Nature Photo Gallery Moka Mauritius, Sophie Nature Walk, La Vanille Nature Park
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SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
The Crown Lodge ©
The Crown Lodge

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