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Your ultimate Mauritius Travel Guide – places to visit

If you are residing in the north of the country enjoying the best beaches of Mauritius, you shouldn’t limit your visit to beaches only. Mauritius has a lot of activities for all ages and travel spots to visit. Make the most of your holidays by doing the maximum amount of activities. Below a series of places to visit grouped by days. The activities for each day are in a specific region. You can do them in any order. The is also a planning on where to go first and how much time to spent at each site to make the most of your day. Please note that we have assumed you are travelling from the north of the island. If you are travelling from another location, you may need to reorder the sites for your convenience.

You’ll need at least 10 days to visit the most popular places listed below. If you want to have a more local experience and visit towns and villages, you will need to plan for a longer trip!

Day 1 – The North.

SSR Botanical garden (2.5hrs)
L’aventure du sucre (2hrs)
Mahogany Shopping Promenade (1hr)
Mont Choisy beach (3hrs)
La croisette Mall (2hrs)

Day 2 – Port Louis

Citadel fort adelaide (30mins)
Portlouis central Market (1hr)
Caudan waterfront (2hr)
Odysseo aquarium (2hr)
Bagatelle Mall (2hr)

Day 3 – South

Tribeca Mall (1hr)
Mare aux Vacoas reservoir (10min)
Alexandra falls (45mins)
Gorges viewpoint (30min)
Chamarel colored earth (1hr)
Chamarel waterfall (15mins)
Ebony forest and viewpoint (2hrs)
Au morne beach (2hrs)

Day 4- West coast

Casela adventure park (at least 5hrs visit)
Flic en flac beach (1hr)
Tamarin beach (1hr)
Cascavelle mall (1hr)

Day 5 – South West Boat trip & Dolphins

Swim with Dolphin 
Crystal rock 
Iles aux benitiers

Day 6 – South activities & sightseeing

Bassin blanc volcanic crater (10mins)
La vallee des couleurs (4hrs) OR La vanille crocodile park (3hrs)
Gris gris beach ( 30 mins )
Roche qui pleure ( 1hr )

Day 7 – East Boat Trip

Grand River South East boat trip + iles aux cerfs

Day 8 – Beach activities in North

Snorkelling at Trou aux biches
Beach water sports at Mont Choisy

Day 9 – Hiking Mountains  

Le pouce ( centre) OR Le Morne brabant ( south )

Day 10 – Relax and shopping

La cuvette beach
Pereybere beach ( best for swimming)
Grand Baie beach and shopping
Super U Mall

Day 11 – South east

Flacq Market – ( 1.5hrs )
Blue Bay beach and glass bottom boat (1.5hrs)
Iles aux aigrettes (2hrs)
Mahebourg waterfront & Naval Musuem (2 hrs )

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