Port Louis, Mauritius: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Port Louis, Mauritius? If you're planning to go to Port Louis, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Port Louis, Mauritius

Based on the climate and weather in Port Louis, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Port Louis, Mauritius

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Port Louis, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Port Louis, Mauritius by month

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January

January in Port Louis is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the stunning Jummah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Port Louis tourism authority.

If you go to the Blue Penny Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you are traveling to Port Louis in February, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the stunning Jummah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Port Louis tourism authority.

If you go to the Blue Penny Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Port Louis is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the stunning Jummah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Port Louis tourism authority.

If you go to the Blue Penny Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Port Louis is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the stunning Jummah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Port Louis tourism authority.

If you go to the Blue Penny Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you are traveling to Port Louis in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the stunning Jummah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Port Louis tourism authority.

If you go to the Blue Penny Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you vacation in Port Louis during June, you will probably notice that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the stunning Jummah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Port Louis tourism authority.

If you go to the Blue Penny Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Port Louis is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the stunning Jummah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Port Louis tourism authority.

If you go to the Blue Penny Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you go to Port Louis in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the stunning Jummah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Port Louis tourism authority.

If you go to the Blue Penny Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the stunning Jummah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Port Louis tourism authority.

If you go to the Blue Penny Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the stunning Jummah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Port Louis tourism authority.

If you go to the Blue Penny Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Port Louis is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the stunning Jummah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Port Louis tourism authority.

If you go to the Blue Penny Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Port Louis is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the stunning Jummah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Port Louis tourism authority.

If you go to the Blue Penny Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Port Louis, Mauritius

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Port Louis.

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