10 days in Mauritius Itinerary

10 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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10 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Chamarel
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Bel Ombre
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Blue Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Port Louis
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Flic En Flac
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Jeddah

1
night
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Curious Corner of Chamarel, explore the striking landscape at Seven Colored Earths, then delve into the lush surroundings at Ebony Forest Reserve, and finally admire the sheer force of Chamarel Waterfall. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black River Gorges National Park and then stop by Rhumerie de Chamarel.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Chamarel trip planner .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Chamarel is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jeddah to Chamarel due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Jeddah in July, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Chamarel: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bel Ombre.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
night
Bel Ombre

Bel Ombre ©
Tucked away on the wild southern coast of Mauritius, the village of Bel Ombre feels somewhat off the beaten track, yet the five-star resorts and hotels offer as comfortable and luxurious a vacation as anywhere on the island.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the activities along Underwater Waterfall, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Heritage Nature Reserve, and then tee off at Heritage Golf Club.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bel Ombre trip planner .

Drive from Chamarel to Bel Ombre in an hour. In July in Bel Ombre, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Blue Bay.

Things to do in Bel Ombre

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trip

Underwater Waterfall
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Heritage Golf Club ©
Heritage Golf Club
Heritage Nature Reserve ©
Heritage Nature Reserve
Underwater Waterfall ©
Underwater Waterfall

1
night
Blue Bay

Blue Bay ©
Tucked away in the relatively undeveloped southeastern corner of Mauritius, a Blue Bay vacation provides guests with a quiet spot to relax that's still within close distance to the country's airport.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, kick back and relax at La Cambuse Beach, and then stroll through Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Blue Bay driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Bel Ombre to Blue Bay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Port Louis.

Things to do in Blue Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

La Cambuse Beach, Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve
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La Cambuse Beach ©
La Cambuse Beach
Speed Boats Tours
Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve ©

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at La Vanille Nature Park, don't miss a visit to Jummah Mosque, and then take in nature's colorful creations at SSR Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for gifts at A Pinch of Salt, and then bet on a winner at The Crown Lodge.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Louis trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Blue Bay to Port Louis takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Port Louis are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Port Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

SSR Botanic Garden, La Vanille Nature Park, Scuba & Snorkeling
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SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
The Crown Lodge ©
The Crown Lodge
La Vanille Nature Park ©
La Vanille Nature Park

3
nights
Flic En Flac

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.
Go for a jaunt from Flic En Flac to Mont Choisy to see Mont Choisy Beach about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Ile aux Cerfs, find something for the whole family at Casela World of Adventures, enjoy the sand and surf at Flic en Flac Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Flic En Flac holiday planning tool .

Do a combination of bus and car from Port Louis to Flic En Flac in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Casela World of Adventures, Mont Choisy Beach, Ile aux Cerfs
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Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach

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