Thanks to this self drive you will enjoy exploring this island where nature abounds 100% in luster and pristine while you immerse yourself in Creole culture! You spend the night in bed and breakfasts or in charming lodgings. Besides the amazing hot spots of this country you will also discover a selection of culinary delicacies, which you will put to a sensory test. In short? Expect a total immersion.

Flights depart on Sundays and Tuesdays ( Friday Flights in PEAK season)

UU 342 Q JNBRUN DK1 1410 2000
UU 341 Q RUNJNB DK1 1040 1255


D.1 Meet & Greet at the airport, pick up the car and set up at hotel JULIETTE DODU in St Denis

D.2 Explore the valley of Salazie, with its lush vegetation and fantastic waterfalls. Set up at POIVRE ET CITRONNELLE , Deluxe Guest House at Saint André

D.3 Cooking Lesson and lunch at the inhabitants . Overnight at POIVRE ET CITRONNELLE

D.4 Drive along the south coast, our Garden Route, then up to Entre Deux, Overnight at DIMITILE

D.5 Guided tour of this authentic village with Johnny, then Drive to Cilaos. Overnight at TAPACALA Guest House, Lodge accommodation in the nature .

D.6 Full day to explore the valley of Cilaos before meeting your Host Mickael who will teach you how to make your own « Rhum Arrangé » , the Special of the island, to take back home, then you will share dinner with your hosts. Overnight at Tapacala

D.7 Explore more of Cilaos before driving back to the coast then up to Les Makes for a Special overnight in a bubble room, under the stars. Dinner included, a « ham & cheese raclette »

D.8 Drive up to « la Fenêtre » for its fantastic look out over Cilaos then to Saint Leu. Set up at 5* hotel BLUE MARGOUILLAT with a special champagne welcome in front of sunset.

D.9 Today is a Beach Holiday, to enjoy the beach side and lagoon of la Saline, Lunch included at l’UNIVERT ( Drinks excluded), facing the ocean. Overnight at BLUE MARGOUILLAT

D.10 Subject to flight schedules, Drive to the airport, Drop off the car and departure


  • Return flights on Air Austral from JHB in Economy Class
  • Airport Taxes
  • Meet & Greet
  • 9 Days Group A Car hire – pick up and drop off at the airport (Driver must have a credit card for the holding deposit of EUR900 which is refunded upon safe return of the car)
  • 9 Nights accommodation with Breakfast daily as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals and Activities as per the itinerary

ZAR32 310 per person sharing  – Valid for travel till August 2022 – Subject to availability, currency and airport tax fluctuations at the time of booking. High Season surcharges apply from November to January.

If you have children travelling with you please advise their ages so we may quote accordingly


  • Any items of a personal Nature
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals not mentioned / included
  • Nightly Tourist tax which is payable directly at each hotel – approx EUR 1 pp/pn
  • Optional Excursions
  • Tips, Drinks, Taxi fares etc.

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