8 days in Mauritius Itinerary

8 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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8 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Grand Baie
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Chamarel
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Durban

3
nights
Grand Baie

Grand Baie ©
Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Museum-lovers will get to explore L'Aventure du Sucre and Blue Penny Museum. Get some historical perspective at Kaylasson Temple and Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche. Step out of Grand Baie with an excursion to Jewish Detainees Museum and Saint Martin Jewish Cemetery in Bambous--about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ile aux Cerfs, see the interesting displays at Chateau De Labourdonnais, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ronaq-Ul-Islam Sunnee Mosque, and admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Baie trip itinerary tool .

Durban, South Africa to Grand Baie is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Durban to Grand Baie. Traveling from Durban in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Grand Baie, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Chamarel.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pamplemousses, Port Louis, Ile aux Cerfs, Jewish Detainees Museum and Saint Martin Jewish Cemetery, Chateau De Labourdonnais
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L'Aventure du Sucre ©
L'Aventure du Sucre
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais

4
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Curious Corner of Chamarel and Le Morne Brabant. Visiting Seven Colored Earths and Ebony Forest Reserve will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Chamarel: Takamaka Boutique Winery (in Vacoas) and Nature Photo Gallery Moka Mauritius (in Moka). There's lots more to do: contemplate the geological forces at Trou aux Cerfs, explore the striking landscape of Black River Gorges National Park, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Le Dernier Comptoir, and stop by Rhumerie de Chamarel.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chamarel trip builder app .

Drive from Grand Baie to Chamarel in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Chamarel can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chamarel

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Mauritius, Le Morne, Musee du Coquillage, Takamaka Boutique Winery, Le Dernier Comptoir
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Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

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