11 days in Mauritius Itinerary

11 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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11 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Le Morne
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h
2
Rodrigues Island
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Grand Baie
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

4
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.
Head to Tou Korek Surf Shop and Le Dernier Comptoirfor plenty of shopping. Visiting Swim with Dolphins and Le Morne Brabant will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Le Morne to Souillac to see Gris Gris Beach about 42 minutes away. Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Le Morne Beach, examine the collection at Curious Corner of Chamarel, delve into the lush surroundings at Ebony Forest Reserve, and tee off at Heritage Golf Club.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Le Morne road trip planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Le Morne is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Le Morne is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in April; daily highs in Le Morne reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Chamarel, La Gaulette, Mauritius, Bel Ombre, The Martello Tower Museum
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 24:
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Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): snap pictures at Suspension Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Johns Church, then stop by Care-Co, then enjoy the sand and surf 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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stroll through Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Rodrigues Island using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Le Morne to Rodrigues Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Rodrigues Island can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:
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Trou d'Argent Beach ©
Trou d'Argent Beach
Cathédrale St Gabriel ©
Cathédrale St Gabriel

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Mont Choisy Beach and Plage de Trou aux Biches. Get some cultural insight at Chateau De Labourdonnais and Ronaq-Ul-Islam Sunnee Mosque. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grand Baie: Speed Boats Tours (in Belle Mare) and Flic En Flac (Swim with Dolphins & Scuba & Snorkeling). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Historic Marine and don't miss a visit to Notre Dame Auxiliatrice.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Grand Baie trip planner .

Getting from Rodrigues Island to Grand Baie by combination of flight and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Flic En Flac, Mont Choisy Beach, Chateau De Labourdonnais, Plage de Trou aux Biches, Notre Dame Auxiliatrice
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 29:
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Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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