35 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

35 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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35 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Pamplemousses, Mauritius
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Salazie
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Saint-Pierre
— 13 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Cilaos
— 10 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
End: Pamplemousses, Mauritius

10
nights
Salazie

Salazie ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Salazie: Saint-Denis (Cathedrale de Saint-Denis de La Reunion, Cascade du chaudron, & more), La Cooperative Provanille (in Bras-Panon) and Saint-Benoit (Le Comptoir Melissa & Eglise Sainte-Anne de Saint-Benoit).

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Salazie trip itinerary builder.

Pamplemousses, Mauritius to Salazie is an approximately 6-hour flight. In September, daily temperatures in Salazie can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Saint-Pierre.

Things to do in Salazie

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint-Denis, Saint-Andre, Saint-Benoit, Sainte-Rose, Sainte-Suzanne
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Coopérative Pro Vanille ©
Coopérative Pro Vanille
Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Maison Folio
Maison Folio

13
nights
Saint-Pierre

Saint-Pierre is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Pierre: Saint-Philippe (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Tunnels de Lave, & more), Saint-Joseph (La Truite de Langevin, Cascade de Grand Galet, & more) and Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains (Plage de l'Ermitage, Jardin d'Eden, & more). There's much more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, don't miss a visit to Conservatoire Botanique National, meet the residents at Kelonia, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Pierre travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Salazie to Saint-Pierre takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Saint-Pierre are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cilaos.

Things to do in Saint-Pierre

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Saint-Joseph, Saint-Philippe, Plage de Grande Anse
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
La Saga du Rhum ©
La Saga du Rhum

10
nights
Cilaos

Cilaos ©
Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cilaos: Saint-Paul (Fly 974 Tandem, Grotte des Premiers Francais, & more), Saint-Leu (B'leu Ocean, Swim with Dolphins, & more) and Bassin des Aigrettes (in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains). And it doesn't end there: stop by Alambic Begue Jean Yves, trek along Le fenetre Les Makes, take a memorable drive along Road to Cilaos, and explore the stunning scenery at Canyoning Daniel Ducrot.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cilaos trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Pierre to Cilaos takes 1.5 hours. In October in Cilaos, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cilaos

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Paul, Saint-Leu, Bassin des Aigrettes, Alambic Begue, Le fenetre Les Makes
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Fly 974 Tandem ©
Fly 974 Tandem
Col du Taibit ©
Col du Taibit
Alambic Begue ©
Alambic Begue

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