12 days in Mauritius Itinerary

12 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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12 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly:  16​h
1
Grand Baie
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Rodrigues Island
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h
3
Le Morne
— 4 nights
Drive:  15​min
4
Chamarel
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Prague

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Mont Choisy Beach, then kick back and relax at Plage de Trou aux Biches, then see the interesting displays at Chateau De Labourdonnais, and finally make a trip to Notre Dame Auxiliatrice. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at La Cuvette Public Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Grand Baie day trip planning website .

Prague, Czech Republic to Grand Baie is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Mauritius Time (MUT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Prague in April: high temperatures in Grand Baie hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mont Choisy Beach, Chateau De Labourdonnais, Plage de Trou aux Biches, Scuba & Snorkeling, Notre Dame Auxiliatrice
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Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais

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 30th (Tue): snap pictures at Suspension Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at St Johns Church, look for gifts at Care-Co, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Trou d'Argent Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale St Gabriel. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Cat Island (Ile aux chats) and then stroll through Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rodrigues Island online itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Grand Baie to Rodrigues Island in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Rodrigues Island can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Le Morne.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

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

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.
Get outdoors at Swim with Dolphins and Le Morne Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Curious Corner of Chamarel and Maranatha Big Game Fishing. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Black River Gorges National Park, steep yourself in history at The Martello Tower Museum, look for gifts at Tou Korek Surf Shop, and explore the striking landscape at Seven Colored Earths.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Le Morne road trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Rodrigues Island to Le Morne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chamarel.

Things to do in Le Morne

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

La Gaulette, Mauritius, Chamarel, The Martello Tower Museum, Heritage Golf Club
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Maranatha Big Game Fishing ©
Maranatha Big Game Fishing
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park
Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach

2
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Black River Gorges National Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saraswati Maa. On your second day here, browse for treasures at Le Dernier Comptoir, take a peaceful walk through Ebony Forest Reserve, then explore and take pictures at Seven Colored Earths, then see the interesting displays at Curious Corner of Chamarel, and finally look for gifts at Rhumerie de Chamarel.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Chamarel trip itinerary planner .

Chamarel is just a stone's throw from Le Morne. In May, daytime highs in Chamarel are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chamarel

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Black River Gorges National Park, Saraswati Maa, Le Dernier Comptoir
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Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Curious Corner of Chamarel ©
Curious Corner of Chamarel

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