17 days in Mauritius Itinerary

17 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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17 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Bloemfontein
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Chamarel
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Grand Baie
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Bloemfontein

7
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Kids will enjoy La Vanille Nature Park and Gris Gris Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Chamarel side-trips: Les 7 Cascades (in Riviere Noire), Heritage Nature Reserve (in Bel Ombre) and Sophie Nature Walk (in Vacoas). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Seven Colored Earths, look for gifts at Rhumerie de Chamarel, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and stroll through Le Morne Brabant.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Chamarel visit planning tool .

Bloemfontein, South Africa to Chamarel is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Mauritius Time (MUT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Bloemfontein in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Chamarel: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, Le Morne, Riviere Noire, Ile des Deux Cocos, Alexandra Falls
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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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Ile aux Cerfs and Pereybere Beach. Explore Grand Baie's surroundings by going to Beau Champ (Grand River South East Waterfalls & Anahita Golf Club), Island Wings Mauritius (in Riviere du Rempart) and Casela World of Adventures (in Cascavelle). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Mont Choisy Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Grand Baie trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Chamarel to Grand Baie takes 1.5 hours. In August in Grand Baie, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Port Louis, Beau Champ, Pamplemousses, Flic En Flac, Trou aux Biches
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Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Casela World of Adventures ©
Casela World of Adventures
Scuba & Snorkeling

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