15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Grand Baie
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Chamarel
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Cape Town

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grand Baie: Sagar Shiv Mandir (in Pointe de Flacq), Port Louis (Blue Penny Museum, Jummah Mosque, & more) and Casela World of Adventures (in Cascavelle). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at SSR Botanic Garden, step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Cerfs, explore and take pictures at Le Morne Brabant, and admire the sheer force of Tamarin Falls.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Baie day trip planning app .

Cape Town, South Africa to Grand Baie is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Mauritius Time (MUT) is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cape Town in April; daily highs in Grand Baie reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Chamarel.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Port Louis, Pamplemousses, La Vanille Nature Park, Le Morne Brabant, Ile aux Cerfs
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SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Pereybere Beach ©
Pereybere Beach

5
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chamarel: La Plantation de Saint Aubin (in Riviere des Anguilles) and Coffee & Tea Tours (in Bois Cheri). Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Seven Colored Earths, see the interesting displays at Curious Corner of Chamarel, tee off at Avalon Golf Estate, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Trou aux Cerfs.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Chamarel road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Baie to Chamarel takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, Musee du Coquillage, Takamaka Boutique Winery, Avalon Golf Estate, La Plantation de Saint Aubin
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Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Curious Corner of Chamarel ©
Curious Corner of Chamarel

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