12 days in Mauritius Itinerary

12 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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12 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Chamarel
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Rodrigues Island
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Grand Baie
— 8 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Chennai

2
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
On the next day, head outdoors with Parc Aventure Chamarel, look for gifts at Rhumerie de Chamarel, take in the dramatic natural features at Seven Colored Earths, then take a peaceful walk through Ebony Forest Reserve, and finally admire the sheer force of Chamarel Waterfall.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Chamarel sightseeing planning website .

Chennai, India to Chamarel is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Mauritius Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Chennai, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Chamarel, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, Alexandra Falls
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Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve

1
night
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 1st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Trou d'Argent Beach, pick up some local products at Marche de Port Mathurin, then look for gifts at Care-Co, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Johns Church.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rodrigues Island trip website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Chamarel to Rodrigues Island in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Trou d'Argent Beach ©
Trou d'Argent Beach

8
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.
Head to Martin Beffert Jewellery Design and Grand Baie La Croisettefor plenty of shopping. Visit Ile aux Cerfs and Grand Gaube Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Grand Baie side-trips: Marche de Flacq (in Centre de Flacq), Le Dernier Comptoir (in Tamarin) and Flic en Flac Beach (in Flic En Flac). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at SSR Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Pereybere Beach, hunt for treasures at Central Market, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mont Choisy Beach.

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Traveling by combination of flight and car from Rodrigues Island to Grand Baie takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, daytime highs in Grand Baie are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Moka, Port Louis, Quatre Bornes, Casela World of Adventures, SSR Botanic Garden
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Martin Beffert Jewellery Design ©
Martin Beffert Jewellery Design
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Scuba & Snorkeling

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