9 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

9 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Reunion Island travel route maker

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

9 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Drive:  30 h
1
Saint-Benoit
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Saint-Joseph
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Saint-Leu
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  30 h
End: Vancouver

1
night
Saint-Benoit

Saint-Benoit ©
On the 23rd (Mon), head outdoors with Canyoning, Envergure Reunion and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Anne. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Le Comptoir Melissa, get impressive views of Piton de Fournaise, then experience rural life at Bananaland, and finally stroll through Anse des Cascades.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saint-Benoit itinerary planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Saint-Benoit is an approximately 30- hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 12 hours traveling from Vancouver to Saint-Benoit due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Vancouver in March, with highs in Saint-Benoit at 35°C and lows at 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Saint-Benoit

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sainte-Rose, Canyoning, Envergure Reunion
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Eglise Sainte-Anne ©
Eglise Sainte-Anne
Le Comptoir Melissa ©
Le Comptoir Melissa

2
nights
Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. On the 25th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Orchidees, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Parfums et des Epices. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Aquasens, then head outdoors with Cascade de Grand Galet, and then admire the sheer force of Cascade de trou noir.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Saint-Joseph using our trip planner.

Getting from Saint-Benoit to Saint-Joseph by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Saint-Philippe
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
Jardin des Parfums et des Epices ©
Jardin des Parfums et des Epices

2
nights
Saint-Leu

Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then don't miss a visit to Musee Stella Matutina, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Kelonia, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): stroll through Plage de l'Ermitage, witness a stunning natural landmark at Trou du Souffleur, then get outside with Fly 974 Tandem, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Domaine Du Cafe Grille.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Saint-Leu trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Saint-Joseph to Saint-Leu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Saint-Leu, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Pierre, Plage de l'Ermitage, Fly 974 Tandem
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Kelonia ©
Kelonia
Helicopter Tours

Similar Plans

11 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM CANADA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 16 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM ZIMBABWE December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM CANADA October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM CANADA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM CANADA August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM CANADA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans