06 Nights/ 07 Days
English, French, Seselwa
An archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, Seychelles is extremely popular for its coral reefs, natural scenery, beaches, exotic wildlife like giant Aldabra tortoise and diving. Out of all these 16 islands have private luxury resorts, offering a memorable stay. Opt for Scenic Seychelles tour, a 4 days and 3 night itinerary that offers you a chance to explore Mahe Island, one of the best destinations in Seychelles, boasting of a mountainous interior and clean white sandy beaches. Along with beach visits, this well-planned itinerary includes fine dining, jungle trails and more.
Your Holiday to the sun kissed island of Seychelles begins today. Upon arrival in Mahe, you will meet & transfer to your selected hotel. The 115 granitic and coralline islands making up the Seychelles archipelago are uniquely spectacular, ringed by white sandy beaches washed by the waves of the Indian Ocean, and covered with lush tropical vegetation, including a wide variety of palm & spice & fruit trees. Enjoy you own piece of paradise at your selected hotel set on the beautiful islands of Mahe.
You can spend the afternoon relaxing after your long flight OR there is plenty to do on Mahe such as visiting the capital Victoria to learn a little more about the history of the islands or take a drive out to nearby beaches and stop for lunch in a local restaurant. Alternatively you can spend the afternoon on the beach or enjoying a good book under the shade of a palm tree. If you want to just stay put, there are also several restaurants you can visit just down the beach. Overnight in Mahe.
Today post breakfast enjoy a Full Day Discovery Tour of Mahe. The tour begins with a transfer from the hotel for a stop in the colonial centre of "the world's smallest capital", Victoria. Highlights to visit are the court buildings, museum, post office, Clock-tower [twin of the one outside London's Victoria Station]. A turn around the corner takes one to the 'Codevar' building where local crafts, including the renowned Kreol or [Creole Gold] are on sale. A walk across Albert Street leads one to the focal point of the town, its colourful market where stalls of fresh fish, tropical fruits & vegetables, herbs & spices, are displayed in an abundance of fragances. This is followed by a drive across the Sans Soucis mountain pass, with a photo stop at the historical Mission Lodge, en route to a Creole restaurant for lunch.
After lunch, the tour continues around the southern tip of the island to the restored colonial plantation of 'Jardin du Roi', which is steeped in the short history of the Creoles as well as the Georges family, whose family tree apparently carries a link to Louis XVII of France. A cold drink of home-grown fruit welcomes visitors, before they tour the surrounding plantation of vegetables, exotic fruits, herbs and spices. The rest of the afternoon is for relaxation, with a stop at the Craft Village on the way back to the hotel, at around 16h00. Overnight in Mahe.
Wake up to lazy breakfast & enjoy the unique, beautiful setting and clear water of Mahe. Swim under the shade of palm trees. If snorkelling is something you particularly enjoy, there are plenty of small islands and marine parks to visit off Mahe as the marine life here is really superb. If you fancy getting out on the water, you can hire a windsurfing board or a small catamaran for a couple of hours which you may enjoy at some point during your stay. Overnight in Mahe.
Post breakfast you will be picked up at your hotel and transferred to the ferry terminal to board the boat to Praslin island. Upon arrival in Praslin, you are met & transferred to your selected hotel. Spend your day at leisure, in the middle of nowhere, literally the most beautiful islands in the world and still incredibly unspoilt. Enjoy you own piece of paradise at your selected resort set on the beautiful islands of Praslin. You can spend the afternoon relaxing after your long flight. Alternatively you can spend the afternoon on the beach or enjoying a good book under the shade of a palm tree. If you want to just stay put, there are also several restaurants you can visit just down the beach. Overnight in Praslin.
Set in tranquil lush gardens, fringed by the soft, white beaches of the Côte d'Or, is one of the world's most romantic locations. Today enjoy the tour for what Praslin is best known for the Vallée de Mai forest, home of the Coco de Mer, and reputed to be the original "Garden of Eden". Starting with a coach transfer from the hotel, this full-day excursion is dedicated to the renowned World Heritage Site, the Vallee-de-Mai Nature Reserve, and relaxation on one of the world's most picturesque beaches, Anse Lazio.
This extraordinary primeval forest, known as the Garden of Eden, is the unique habitat in the universe where the Coco-de-Mer palm grows in its natural state. The Vallee-de-Mai is also home to one of the world’s rarest birds, the Black Parrot. Lunch and water is not included in the price. The afternoon is at leisure at Anse Lazio, voted amongst the Top 10 Beaches in the world, ending with the transfer back to the hotel at 16h00. Overnight in Praslin.
You can choose between many activities on Praslin. A further suggestion for your time at on Praslin is to take a full day trip to Coco/Sister Island. Sister, a private owned island, is known for its tall palms that grow amongst the spectacular granitic rock formations, idyllic beaches of pure white sand, and crystalline water that allows you to have a clear view of the abundant fish life that teems close to the shore. After lunch, experience the diverse and colourful marine life during this memorable snorkeling adventure at Coco Island.
Although, merely small granite outcrop with few palm trees, its real treasure lies in the surrounding depths. Often compare to a living aquarium, Coco Island attracts numerous fish species floating to the surface to feed; a unique underwater paradise. Prior snorkeling experience is not required, as the crew will be on hand to provide you with assistance throughout the tour. The snorkelling here is excellent. Whilst the coral is bleached on the Seychelles the fish life is superb. You can snorkel & see literally hundreds of fish and a large number of turtles.
Post breakfast you will be picked up at your hotel and transferred to the Praslin Airport for your return flight to Mahe and in time to check in for your flight departure.
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