18 days in Mauritius Itinerary

18 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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18 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Grand Baie
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Flic En Flac
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Port Louis
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Grand Baie
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Cape Town

5
nights
Grand Baie

Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ile aux Cerfs and Bain Boeuf Public Beach. Popular historic sites such as Sagar Shiv Mandir and Ronaq-Ul-Islam Sunnee Mosque are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grand Baie: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Belle Mare), Ile Plate Beach (in Cap Malheureux) and Marche de Flacq (in Centre de Flacq). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Chateau De Labourdonnais, make a trip to Notre Dame Auxiliatrice, browse the different shops at Grand Baie La Croisette, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Grand Baie day trip planner .

Cape Town, South Africa to Grand Baie is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Cape Town to Grand Baie, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cape Town in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 27°C in Grand Baie. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cap Malheureux, Chateau De Labourdonnais, Marche de Flacq, Ile aux Cerfs, Plage de Trou aux Biches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais

5
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Flic en Flac Beach and Le Morne Beach. Get some cultural insight at Trou aux Cerfs and Jewish Detainees Museum and Saint Martin Jewish Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Flic En Flac: Takamaka Boutique Winery (in Vacoas), Chamarel (Ebony Forest Reserve, Seven Colored Earths, & more) and Le Morne (International Slave Route Monument & Le Morne Brabant). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Black River Gorges National Park, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Le Dernier Comptoir, admire the sheer force of Chamarel Waterfall, and steep yourself in history at The Martello Tower Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Flic En Flac visit website .

Traveling by car from Grand Baie to Flic En Flac takes an hour. December in Flic En Flac sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Port Louis.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, Chamarel, Le Morne, The Martello Tower Museum, Casela NatureParks
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Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

5
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like L'Aventure du Sucre and Citadel. Get out of town with these interesting Port Louis side-trips: Ile des Deux Cocos (in Blue Bay), Bluebay Marine Park (in Mahebourg) and Coffee & Tea Tours (in Bois Cheri). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, hunt for treasures at Central Market, step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve, and contemplate the long history of Maison Eureka.

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Port Louis is very close to Flic En Flac. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Port Louis

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, Pamplemousses, Bluebay Marine Park, Ile des Deux Cocos, Balaclava Public Beach
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L'Aventure du Sucre ©
L'Aventure du Sucre
SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Blue Penny Museum ©
Blue Penny Museum

2
nights
Grand Baie

Grand Baie ©
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mont Choisy Beach and Grand Baie Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Constance Links Golf in Pointe de Flacq (about 46 minutes away). See even more of Grand Baie: stroll through Pereybere Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by Historic Marine, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Grand Baie trip planner .

Grand Baie is just a short distance from Port Louis. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Mont Choisy Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, Grand Baie Public Beach, Constance Links Golf, Historic Marine
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Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Pereybere Beach ©
Pereybere Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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