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:  3​h 15​min
1
Saint-Leu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Saint-Joseph
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Saint-Benoit
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Chamarel, Mauritius

2
nights
Saint-Leu

Venture out of the city with trips to Helicopter Tours (in Saint-Pierre) and Saint-Paul (Maido & Ravine Bernica).

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Saint-Leu travel route builder app .

Chamarel, Mauritius to Saint-Leu is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Saint-Leu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Parks Tours Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Saint-Paul, Saint-Pierre, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Kelonia ©
Kelonia
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. On the 19th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Orchidees, get outside with Aquasens, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Cascade de Grand Galet, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Parfums et des Epices, and then explore the striking landscape at Le Cap Jaune.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Saint-Joseph online trip planner .

You can drive from Saint-Leu to Saint-Joseph in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saint-Benoit.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Saint-Philippe
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Cascade de Grand Galet
Jardin des Parfums et des Epices ©
Jardin des Parfums et des Epices

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night
Saint-Benoit

Saint-Benoit ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Anne, get impressive views of Piton de Fournaise, and then stop by Le Comptoir Melissa.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Saint-Benoit sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Saint-Joseph to Saint-Benoit takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Saint-Benoit sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Benoit

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Eglise Sainte-Anne ©
Eglise Sainte-Anne
Le Comptoir Melissa ©
Le Comptoir Melissa

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