15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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15 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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

3
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Take a break from the city and head to Trou aux Cerfs and Chamarel Waterfall. You'll explore and learn at Curious Corner of Chamarel and Robert Edward Hart Memorial Museum. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Black River Gorges National Park, make a trip to Seven Colored Earths, learn about winemaking at Takamaka Boutique Winery, and play a few rounds at Avalon Golf Estate.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Chamarel trip itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Chamarel. In January in Chamarel, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, Musee du Coquillage, Avalon Golf Estate, Takamaka Boutique Winery, Robert Edward Hart Memorial Museum
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Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

9
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 get in some beach time at Ile aux Cerfs and Plage de Trou aux Biches. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Belle Mare Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grand Baie: Sagar Shiv Mandir (in Pointe de Flacq), Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche (in Bel Air) and Port Louis (Blue Penny Museum, St Louis Cathedral, & more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Chateau De Labourdonnais, play a few rounds at Four Seasons Golf Club Mauritius at Anahita, take in the awesome beauty at Pieter Both Mountain, and admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Baie road trip website .

You can drive from Chamarel to Grand Baie in 1.5 hours. In January in Grand Baie, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Port Louis, Mauritius, Pamplemousses, Mont Choisy, Trou aux Biches
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Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 21st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, then admire the landmark architecture of St Johns Church, then savor the flavors at Marche de Port Mathurin, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale St Gabriel.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rodrigues Island trip itinerary planning tool .

Do a combination of car and flight from Grand Baie to Rodrigues Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. January in Rodrigues Island sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

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

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