11 days in Mauritius Itinerary

11 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: St. Petersburg
Fly + Drive:  19 h 30 min
1
Bois Cheri
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
2
Grand Baie
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Chamarel
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: St. Petersburg

1
day
Bois Cheri

Bois Cheri ©
A small village yet the largest producer of tea in Mauritius, Bois Cheri draws visitors interested in learning about this age-old process.
You've now added Ganga Talao - Grand Bassin to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Ganga Talao - Grand Bassin and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saraswati Maa.

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St. Petersburg, Russia to Bois Cheri is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Mauritius Standard Time (MUT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in May: highs in Bois Cheri hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Bois Cheri

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Saraswati Maa, Ganga Talao - Grand Bassin
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Ganga Talao - Grand Bassin ©
Ganga Talao - Grand Bassin
Saraswati Maa ©
Saraswati Maa

6
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.
Explore Grand Baie's surroundings by going to Patrick Mavros Atelier (in Terre Rouge) and Port Louis (Aapravasi Ghat, Jummah Mosque, &more). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at SSR Botanic Garden, get engrossed in the history at L'Aventure du Sucre, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ronaq-Ul-Islam Sunnee Mosque.

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Traveling by car from Bois Cheri to Grand Baie takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Grand Baie can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chamarel.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Port Louis, Pamplemousses, Trou aux Biches, Patrick Mavros Atelier, Notre Dame Auxiliatrice
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SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Scuba & Snorkeling
Pereybere Beach ©
Pereybere Beach

2
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stop by Rhumerie de Chamarel, explore the striking landscape at Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark, thenadmire the sheer force of Chamarel Waterfall, thendelve into the lush surroundings at Ebony Forest Reserve, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at La Vallee des Couleurs. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black River Gorges National Park and then get a new perspective on nature at Musee du Coquillage.

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Getting from Grand Baie to Chamarel by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chamarel

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, Musee du Coquillage, La Vallee des Couleurs
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Chamarel Waterfall ©
Chamarel Waterfall
Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark ©
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve

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