16 days in Mauritius Itinerary

16 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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16 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  17​h 15​min
1
Belle Mare
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Poste Lafayette
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Cap Malheureux
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
4
Grand Baie
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Port Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Flic En Flac
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Tamarin
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Chamarel
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
Le Morne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Mahebourg
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
Belle Mare

Set on Mauritius' east coast, the glittering white beaches and blue waters of Belle Mare entice visitors from all over the world.
On the 1st (Sun), admire the sheer force of Grand River South East Waterfalls, then step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Cerfs, and then play a few rounds at Anahita Golf Club. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche.

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London, UK to Belle Mare is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Mauritius Time is 4 hours. Traveling from London in December, expect Belle Mare to be warmer, temps between 35°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Poste Lafayette.

Things to do in Belle Mare

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Beau Champ, Ile aux Cerfs, Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Anahita Golf Club ©
Anahita Golf Club

1
night
Poste Lafayette

Poste Lafayette ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Post Lafayette Beach.

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Poste Lafayette is very close to Belle Mare. In December, daily temperatures in Poste Lafayette can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Cap Malheureux.

Things to do in Poste Lafayette

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches

Side Trips

Pointe de Flacq, Island Wings Mauritius
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Post Lafayette Beach ©
Post Lafayette Beach
Island Wings Mauritius ©
Island Wings Mauritius
Sagar Shiv Mandir ©
Sagar Shiv Mandir

1
night
Cap Malheureux

Cap Malheureux ©
At the very northern tip of Mauritius, Cap Malheureux (translating roughly as "Cape Misfortune") is named for the many ships that have sunk off its coast over the years.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): kick back and relax at Grand Gaube Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cap Malheureux day trip website .

Traveling by car from Poste Lafayette to Cap Malheureux takes an hour. In December, daytime highs in Cap Malheureux are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Cap Malheureux

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Grand Gaube Beach
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Bain Boeuf Public Beach ©
Bain Boeuf Public Beach
Grand Gaube Beach ©
Grand Gaube Beach

1
night
Grand Baie

Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
On the 4th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mont Choisy Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Baie day trip planning site .

Grand Baie is just a stone's throw from Cap Malheureux. In December, daily temperatures in Grand Baie can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Port Louis.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Mont Choisy Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach

1
night
Port Louis

Port Louis ©
A multicultural melting pot of a city, the Mauritian capital of Port Louis--or simply "Louis," as it's affectionately known--represents the most populous area of Mauritius.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights, admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaylasson Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Blue Penny Museum, get engrossed in the history at L'Aventure du Sucre, and then steep yourself in history at Citadel.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Port Louis trip planner .

Getting from Grand Baie to Port Louis by car takes about an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Port Louis

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pamplemousses
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SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
L'Aventure du Sucre ©
L'Aventure du Sucre
Blue Penny Museum ©
Blue Penny Museum

2
nights
Flic En Flac

Flic En Flac ©
An unusual commodity in the lesser-touristed western part of Mauritius, the developed seaside village Flic En Flac boasts a vast white sandy beach that generates a large amount of tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): look for gifts at Pride of the island and then laugh and play at Casela World of Adventures. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Flic en Flac Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then get engrossed in the history at Jewish Detainees Museum and Saint Martin Jewish Cemetery.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Flic En Flac trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Port Louis to Flic En Flac in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. In December in Flic En Flac, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tamarin.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Theme Parks Spas Museums

Side Trips

Casela NatureParks, Pride of the island, Jewish Detainees Museum and Saint Martin Jewish Cemetery
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Casela NatureParks ©
Casela NatureParks
Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach
Spas

1
night
Tamarin

Tamarin ©
The old fishing village of Tamarin sits in one of the main saltpans on Mauritius.
To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tamarin itinerary planner.

Tamarin is very close to Flic En Flac. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Chamarel.

Things to do in Tamarin

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tamarin Bay, Tamarin Falls, Takamaka Boutique Winery
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Tamarin Bay ©
Tamarin Bay
Tamarin Falls ©
Tamarin Falls
Takamaka Boutique Winery ©
Takamaka Boutique Winery

2
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
On the 10th (Tue), examine the collection at Curious Corner of Chamarel, take in the dramatic scenery at Chamarel Waterfall, then explore the striking landscape at Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark, and finally look for gifts at Tou Korek Surf Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Ebony Forest Reserve, then admire the sheer force of Alexandra Falls, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black River Gorges National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Chamarel trip planner.

Chamarel is just a stone's throw from Tamarin. In December in Chamarel, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Le Morne.

Things to do in Chamarel

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, Tou Korek Surf Shop, Alexandra Falls
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Chamarel Waterfall ©
Chamarel Waterfall
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): stroll through Heritage Nature Reserve, then stroll through Le Morne Brabant, and then pause for some photo ops at International Slave Route Monument.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Le Morne day trip planning site .

Le Morne is just a short distance from Chamarel. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mahebourg.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Heritage Nature Reserve
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Heritage Nature Reserve ©
Heritage Nature Reserve
International Slave Route Monument ©

1
night
Mahebourg

Mahebourg ©
The tiny yet endearing town of Mahebourg makes a great destination for sightseeing, boating, and lazing in the sun around Maritius' largest lagoon.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): examine the collection at Bois Cheri Tea Factory and Tea Museum and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at La Vanille Nature Park. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve and then head off the coast to Ile des Deux Cocos.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mahebourg trip planner .

You can drive from Le Morne to Mahebourg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mahebourg

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

La Vanille Nature Park, Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve, Bois Cheri Tea Factory and Tea Museum, Ile des Deux Cocos
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La Vanille Nature Park ©
La Vanille Nature Park
Ile des Deux Cocos ©
Ile des Deux Cocos
Bois Cheri Tea Factory and Tea Museum ©

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