12 days in Mauritius Itinerary

12 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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12 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
1
Pointe d'Esny
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Cap Malheureux
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Le Morne
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h
End: Dubai

1
night
Pointe d'Esny

Pointe d'Esny ©
On the 2nd (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve, step off the mainland to explore Ile des Deux Cocos, and then kick back and relax at Blue Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through La Cambuse Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ile aux Cerfs.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Pointe d'Esny journey planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Pointe d'Esny is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. In November, daily temperatures in Pointe d'Esny can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cap Malheureux.

Things to do in Pointe d'Esny

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mauritius, La Cambuse Beach, Ile des Deux Cocos
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Ile des Deux Cocos ©
Ile des Deux Cocos
Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve ©
Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve
Blue Bay Beach ©
Blue Bay Beach

3
nights
Cap Malheureux

Cap Malheureux ©
At the very northern tip of Mauritius, Cap Malheureux (translating roughly as "Cape Misfortune") is named for the many ships that have sunk off its coast over the years.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ilot Gabriel Beach and Grand Gaube Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and La Cuvette Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Mont Choisy Beach, don't miss a visit to Notre Dame Auxiliatrice, stop by Studio 44 Mauritius, and admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cap Malheureux tour itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Pointe d'Esny to Cap Malheureux by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. In November, daytime highs in Cap Malheureux are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Le Morne.

Things to do in Cap Malheureux

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Grand Gaube, SSR Botanic Garden, Mont Choisy Beach, La Cuvette Public Beach, Ilot Gabriel Beach
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Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
La Cuvette Public Beach ©
La Cuvette Public Beach

6
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Gris Gris Beach and Le Morne Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Black River Gorges National Park and Tamarin Bay. Explore Le Morne's surroundings by going to Flic En Flac (Swim with Dolphins, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Le Morne Brabant, contemplate the waterfront views at Underwater Waterfall, tee off at Heritage Golf Club, and make a trip to Seven Colored Earths.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Le Morne online day trip planner .

Drive from Cap Malheureux to Le Morne in 1.5 hours. November in Le Morne sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C at night. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Flic En Flac, Mauritius, Bel Ombre, Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark, Gris Gris Beach
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park
Gris Gris Beach ©
Gris Gris Beach

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