6 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

6 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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6 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Chamarel, Mauritius
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
1
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Saint-Joseph
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Chamarel, Mauritius

3
nights
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains side-trips: Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit), Saint-Pierre (Domaine Du Cafe Grille & Helicopter Tours) and Pas de Bellecombe (in Saint-Denis).

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains day trip planning site .

Chamarel, Mauritius to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and bus. December in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Saint-Pierre, Pas de Bellecombe, Maido, Piton de Fournaise
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding
Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise

2
nights
Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade de trou noir, get outside with Cascade de Grand Galet, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Parfums et des Epices.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Saint-Joseph trip maker tool .

Getting from Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains to Saint-Joseph by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Saint-Joseph are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Philippe, Spas
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
Jardin des Parfums et des Epices ©

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