Dubai with Mauritius(7 Nights)

Dubai, Flic en Flac

for Family Traveller, Honeymooner

Holiday Overview

Trou Aux Cerfs (Photo Courtesy: S Molteno)
Al Burj
Sit down traditional dining after Dune dashing
Camel ride after Dune dashing
Dinner and Ballet dancing after Dune Dashing
Dhow Cruise
Dubai Fountain - Photo Courtesy Nealt

Dubai with Mauritius is a holiday that combines glamorous and futuristic Dubai with a paradise in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius. The combination is popular with travellers as it offers a good mix of a bustling desert city and unspoiled natural beauty.


Dubai(3) - Flic en Flac(4)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival at Dubai –OPTIONAL- Burj Khalifa & Dubai Fountain Show.
  • Day-2 Half day desert safari with Belly Dance & BBQ Dinner.
  • Day-3 City tour of Dubai and Dhow Cruise with Dinner.
  • Day-4 Departure from Dubai to Mauritius.
  • Day-5 North Island tour with Caudan Waterfront.
  • Day-6 Day tour of South Island.
  • Day-7 Day tour at Île aux Cerfs
  • Day-8 OPTIONAL-Water sport activities – Departure.
Sightseeing Summary

Dubai - Dhow Cruise Dubai (10.00 kms), Dubai Fountain (13.00 kms), Burj Khalifa Dubai (16.00 kms), Desert Safari Dubai (70.00 kms)

Flic en Flac - Black River Gorges National Park (19.00 kms), Trou Aux Cerfs in Flic en Flac (19.00 kms), Chamarel Seven Colored Earth (20.00 kms), Ganga Talao (31.00 kms), Pamplemousses Botanical Garden (35.00 kms), Ile Aux Cerfs Island (57.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Dubai Departure - Flic en Flac
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
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  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Those looking to explore Dubai further (e.g. Atlantis, Ferrari World) can stay longer. Family Travellers may opt for more time at Casela Bird Park (Walk with Lions, Quad Bike Ride, Zoo etc.)


Dubai(3) - Flic en Flac(4)

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Dubai –OPTIONAL- Burj Khalifa & Dubai Fountain Show. Day Free for optional activity-Burj Khalifa & Dubai Fountain Show - Arrive in Dubai and check in at the hotel. Evening visit the Dubai Mall and the observation deck at Burj Khalifa (tallest tower in the world and with an outdoor terrace). “Burj Around the World”, an attractive feature allows the visitors to view Burj Khalifa on the skyline of the famous cities. Next visit and enjoy Dubai’s Musical Fountain Show set on Burj Lake which features 450 ft. high water jet shows.

Day-2 Half day desert safari with Belly Dance & BBQ Dinner. Post breakfast guests are free to explore Dubai on their own. Late afternoon, go on a desert safari and an exhilarating 4WD for an hour and half on the dunes before stopping over for watching the sunset. Later have dinner at a desert camp with belly dancing as the night’s entertainment.

Day-3 City tour of Dubai and Dhow Cruise with Dinner. Half day city tour of Dubai and visit Burj Al Arab (Dubai’s famous landmark) – Jumeirah (picturesque residential palace and home to the famous Jumeirah Mosque) – Al Bastakiya (old historic area of Dubai) – Al Fahidi Fort. Later in the evening take the Dhow Cruise (2 hours’ cruise) which passes over the Dubai Creek for dinner under the moonlight.

Day-4 Departure from Dubai to Mauritius. Post breakfast depart from Dubai for onward journey to Mauritius. Arrive Mauritius and en route enjoy the scenic lush green drive to the hotel.

Day-5 North Island tour with Caudan Waterfront. Proceed for a day tour at North Island which includes a visit to Caudan waterfront for shopping, boutiques, art & craft market.

Day-6 Day tour of South Island. Proceed for a day tour to South Island and visit Chamarel waterfall – seven coloured dunes of volcanic ash – Black river Gorges – Plaine Champagne View Points – Grand Bassin (known as Ganga Talao) – Trou Aux Cerfs (an extinct volcano crater) and later visit to diamond showroom and floral boutiques of sweaters and t-shirts. Return back by evening.

Day-7 Day tour at Île aux Cerfs Proceed for a day tour to Île aux Cerfs (an island resort with crystal clear waters and long beaches fringed by filaos trees). Choose from a list of water varieties available at the island.

Day-8 OPTIONAL-Water sport activities – Departure. Morning Free for optional activity-Water sport activities – departure - Engage in water sport activities at the hotel and then depart from Mauritius.

Detailed Sightseeing

Dubai :

  • Dhow Cruise Dubai - Dhow Cruise is a way to explore Dubai while aboard a traditionally decorated wooden dhow, as it sails along the Dubai creek. One passes through the major Dubai landmarks as the wooden vessel slips silently across the creek. One passes through structures of the past and present architecture of the area including the National Bank of Dubai, Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Sheikh Saeed's house, and the Heritage Village.

  • Dubai Fountain - The Dubai Fountain is the worlds largest choreographed fountain system set on the 30-acre manmade Burj Khalifa Lake. More than 6,600 lights and 25 colour projectors have been installed and offers guests a spectacular setup for the evening.

  • Burj Khalifa Dubai - Burj Khalifa Dubai is the world's tallest building with modern architecture. An interactive feature 'Burj Around the World' allows visitors to view Burj Khalifa on the skyline of other famous cities. The ascent to the 124th floor is by a double-deck elevator, each deck carrying up to 14 people and travelling at an amazing 10 meters per second directly to Level 124. In less than 60 seconds, the elevator reaches the observation deck, the world's only public observation deck with an outdoor terrace at this height.

  • Desert Safari Dubai - Desert safari is a thrilling journey that starts in the afternoon departure from Dubai across the desert of Dubai with several stops during an exciting dune drive by 4 wheel drive, passing by a camel farm. Guests will stop to watch the beautiful sunset before reaching the campsite where a traditional Arabian welcome awaits. Try out a Henna design on hands or feet, enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner and a shisha (famous Arabian water pipe) under the Arabian stars and watch the belly dancer performing her show around the campfire.

Flic en Flac :

  • Black River Gorges National Park - Black River Gorges National Park is a national park in the hilly south-western part of Mauritius. It offers excellent views of the valley and the rainforest and visited enroute Chamarel area.

  • Trou Aux Cerfs in Flic en Flac - Trou Aux Cerfs is a dormant volcano crater in Curepipe and is a favourite sightseeing place for tourists. A natural lake rests on this volcano and is considered as a place of worship for the Hindus.

  • Chamarel Seven Colored Earth - The Seven Coloured Earth are a geological formation and prominent tourist attraction found in the Chamarel plain of the south-western Mauritius. It is a relatively small area of sand dunes comprising sand of seven distinct colours (approximately red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple and yellow) and is a popular tourist attraction.

  • Ganga Talao - Ganga Talao is pilgrimage for Hindus in Mauritius and visited by tourists from India. There is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and other Gods including Hanuman, Lakshmi, and others along the Grand Bassin. During Shivaratri, many pilgrims in Mauritius walk bare feet from their homes to the lake.

  • Pamplemousses Botanical Garden - The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden commonly known as the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, is a popular tourist attraction near Port Louis, Mauritius, and the oldest botanical garden in the Southern Hemisphere. The garden was first constructed by Pierre Poivre (1719 – 1786) in 1770, and covers an area of around 37 hectares. While the garden is most famous for its giant water lilies, the garden features spices, ebonies, sugar canes as well as 85 varieties of palms from Central America, Asia, Africa and the islands around the Indian Ocean.

  • Ile Aux Cerfs Island - Ile Aux Cerfs Island is visited off Bella mare. Ile Aux Cerfs is a destination resort where guests arrive for a day trip. There is a restaurant, watersports and crystal clear beaches to just laze around.

Destination Overview

Dubai - Dubai is a unique getaway destination that is both a dynamic business centre and a tourist paradise, offering shopping, fine dining. quality hotels and host of other attractions.

Flic en Flac - Flic en flac lies on the western edge of Mauritius Island where many luxury resorts are located. Flic en flac is most convenient for visiting Casela Bird park and sightseeing around North and South Mauritius.

Prefered Arrival : No ImageDubai
Prefered Departure : No ImageMahebourg (49kms)

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