11 days in Mauritius & Tanzania Itinerary

11 days in Mauritius & Tanzania Itinerary

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11 days in Mauritius & Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Fly + Drive:  19​h
1
Le Morne, Mauritius
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  9​h
3
Nungwi, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

3
nights
Le Morne, Mauritius

Le Morne ©
A rugged rock crag surrounded by white-sand beaches and an emerald lagoon marks Le Morne, a World Heritage Site.
Visit Le Morne Beach and Blue Bay Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Black River Gorges National Park and Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Martello Tower Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarin Bay, explore the striking landscape at Le Morne Brabant, and stroll through Frederica Nature Reserve.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Le Morne vacation builder.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Le Morne is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Jeddah to Le Morne, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Le Morne is a bit cooler than Jeddah - with highs of 31°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Mauritius, Blue Bay Beach, The Martello Tower Museum, Heritage Nature Reserve
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Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

3
nights
Grand Baie, Mauritius

Grand Baie ©
Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Mont Choisy Beach, admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, then examine the collection at Chateau De Labourdonnais, and finally don't miss a visit to Notre Dame Auxiliatrice. On the next day, kick back and relax at Ile Plate Beach and then kick back and relax at La Cuvette Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Baie holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Le Morne to Grand Baie takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Grand Baie can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cap Malheureux, SSR Botanic Garden, Chateau De Labourdonnais, Mont Choisy Beach
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Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Ile Plate Beach ©
Ile Plate Beach
La Cuvette Public Beach ©
La Cuvette Public Beach

2
nights
Nungwi, Tanzania

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
On the 16th (Mon), stop by blacklulu. On the next day, stroll through Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kendwa Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Nungwi trip builder.

Do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Grand Baie to Nungwi in 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Baie to Nungwi. Traveling from Grand Baie in October, you will find days in Nungwi are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nungwi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kendwa Beach, Mtoni Palace Ruins, Uroa Bay
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Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach
Uroa Bay ©
Uroa Bay

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