5 days in Mauritius Itinerary

5 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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5 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Pamplemousses
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Chamarel
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Cape Town

3
nights
Pamplemousses

Pamplemousses ©
Experience a region where wilderness comes neatly packaged in Pamplemousses District, where many of the attractions showcase the natural world in easily digestible portions.
Take a break from the city and head to Ile aux Cerfs and Trou aux Cerfs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kaylasson Temple and Pere Laval's Shrine. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pamplemousses: Jewish Detainees Museum and Saint Martin Jewish Cemetery (in Bambous) and Bois Cheri Tea Factory and Tea Museum (in Bois Cheri). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at L'Aventure du Sucre, take in the exciting artwork at Nature Photo Gallery Moka Mauritius, get engrossed in the history at Blue Penny Museum, and look for gifts at A Pinch of Salt.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Pamplemousses travel itinerary planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Pamplemousses is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Mauritius Time (MUT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Cape Town in September, expect Pamplemousses to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Chamarel.

Things to do in Pamplemousses

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Port Louis, Mauritius, Nature Photo Gallery Moka Mauritius, Bois Cheri Tea Factory and Tea Museum, Jewish Detainees Museum and Saint Martin Jewish Cemetery
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L'Aventure du Sucre ©
L'Aventure du Sucre
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden

1
night
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
On the 20th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Le Morne Brabant, then take in the dramatic natural features at Seven Colored Earths, and then look for gifts at Rhumerie de Chamarel.

Discover how to plan a Chamarel trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Pamplemousses to Chamarel in 1.5 hours. In September in Chamarel, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chamarel

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Le Morne Brabant
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Seven Colored Earths ©
Seven Colored Earths
Rhumerie de Chamarel ©
Rhumerie de Chamarel

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