16 days in Mauritius Itinerary

16 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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16 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Nice
Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
1
Grand Baie
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Chamarel
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Nice

7
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.
Let the collections at Chateau De Labourdonnais and L'Aventure du Sucre capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche and Aapravasi Ghat. Explore Grand Baie's surroundings by going to Port Louis (St Louis Cathedral, Citadel, & more), Sagar Shiv Mandir (in Pointe de Flacq) and Ile Plate Beach (in Cap Malheureux). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Ile aux Cerfs, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Cuvette Public Beach, admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Baie online visit planner .

Nice, France to Grand Baie is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Mauritius Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Nice in February, expect Grand Baie to be much hotter, temps between 35°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Chamarel.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Port Louis, Trou aux Biches, Pamplemousses, Mauritius, Chateau De Labourdonnais
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Pereybere Beach ©
Pereybere Beach
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden

6
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Let the collections at Curious Corner of Chamarel and Musee du Coquillage capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Trou aux Cerfs and Takamaka Boutique Winery. Explore Chamarel's surroundings by going to Coffee & Tea Tours (in Bois Cheri), Domaine De La Grave (in Vieux Grand Port) and Alexandra Falls (in Union Park). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Seven Colored Earths, admire the sheer force of Chamarel Waterfall, take a peaceful walk through Ebony Forest Reserve, and stroll through Domaine des 7 Vallees.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Chamarel trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Grand Baie to Chamarel takes 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Chamarel are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, Vacoas, Domaine De La Grave, Robert Edward Hart Memorial Museum, La Vallee des Couleurs
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Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

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