42 days in Mauritius Itinerary

42 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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42 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
Le Morne
— 11 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h
2
Rodrigues Island
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Ilot Gabriel
— 10 nights
Travel:  1​h 15​min
4
Bel Air
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

11
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Le Morne Brabant and Gris Gris Beach. Popular historic sites such as Maison Eureka and Trou aux Cerfs are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Port Louis (Citadel, Jummah Mosque, & more), Albion (Albion Lighthouse & Phare d'Albion) and Flic En Flac (Flic en Flac Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Le Morne Beach, contemplate the long history of The Martello Tower Museum, don't miss a visit to Crystal Rock, and explore the striking landscape of Black River Gorges National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Le Morne road trip planning website .

Maspalomas, Spain to Le Morne is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Mauritius Time is 4 hours. Traveling from Maspalomas in November, expect Le Morne to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Le Morne

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, Port Louis, Bel Ombre, Chamarel, Albion
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Gris Gris Beach ©
Gris Gris Beach
Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach

9
nights
Rodrigues Island

Rodrigues Island ©
Flung far out in the middle of the Indian Ocean, rocky Rodrigues Island sits in a turquoise lagoon surrounded by a fringing coral reef.
Explore hidden gems such as St Johns Church and Trou d'Argent Beach. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale St Gabriel, stroll through Grand Montagne Nature Reserve, head off the coast to Cat Island (Ile aux chats), and admire the natural beauty at Jardin des 5 Sens.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rodrigues Island holiday maker site .

Do a combination of car and flight from Le Morne to Rodrigues Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Rodrigues Island are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Ilot Gabriel.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Trou d'Argent Beach ©
Trou d'Argent Beach
Cathédrale St Gabriel ©
Cathédrale St Gabriel

10
nights
Ilot Gabriel

Ilot Gabriel ©
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mont Choisy Beach and Ilot Gabriel Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chateau De Labourdonnais and Pointe Bernache. Get out of town with these interesting Ilot Gabriel side-trips: Trou aux Biches (Plage de Trou aux Biches & Scuba & Snorkeling), Balaclava Public Beach (in Balaclava) and Pointe Aux Piments (Pointe aux Piments Public Beach & Mauritius Aquarium).

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ilot Gabriel trip site .

You can fly from Rodrigues Island to Ilot Gabriel in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bel Air.

Things to do in Ilot Gabriel

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Grand Baie, Cap Malheureux, Trou aux Biches, Grand Gaube, Mont Choisy
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Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais
Bain Boeuf Public Beach ©
Bain Boeuf Public Beach

9
nights
Bel Air

Bel Air ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche and Ile du Phare. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Blue Bay Beach and Belle Mare Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bel Air: Mahebourg (Ile aux Fouqets Lighthouse, Pointe d'Esny, & more), Pamplemousses (SSR Botanic Garden & L'Aventure du Sucre) and Grand Baie Beach (in Riviere du Rempart).

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bel Air attractions tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ilot Gabriel to Bel Air. December in Bel Air sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bel Air

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mahebourg, Belle Mare, Mauritius, Pamplemousses, Poste Lafayette
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Blue Bay Beach ©
Blue Bay Beach
Pointe d'Esny ©
Pointe d'Esny

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