Day 01: Mahe
On your arrival at Mahe Airport, you will be met and transferred straight to Mahe Island Hotel.
05 Nights accommodation in Berjaya Beau Vallon Resort (Standard Room) including breakfast.
Day 02: Mahe – Praslin – La Digue – Mahe (B)
Full Day Praslin and La Digue Island tour.
Praslin, the second largest island in Seychelles, lies approximately 1 hour by boat from Mahe. Visitors will be able to visit the Vallee-de-Mai, the only place on earth where the giant Coco-de-Mer nut grows in its natural state – a walk along the tended paths of this primeval forest, listening to the trill of the rare Black Parrot, transports one to the beginning of time; giving credence to the legends of this World Heritage Site being the original Garden of Eden. The tour includes a visit to the famous An se Lazio beach, before the 30-minute crossing to La Digue. Visitors to La Digue island will marvel at the timeless atmosphere, with the comforts of the 21st century blending smoothly with the tranquility of yesteryear, where life is lived mainly at the pace of the oxen. Transfer from the jetty is by pick-up truck to Union Estate for a tour of the copra sheds, the giant land tortoises and the recently refurbished colonial plantation house, location of the film “Goodbye Emmanuelle”. The tour of La Digue resumes by camion, an open-sided truck with canopy, stopping at Anse Source d’Argent, one of the most spectacular beaches in the world, allowing you ample time to photograph the impressive granite rock formations. This 11- hour tour, which sometimes starts on La Digue, is an attractive opportunity to visit the highlights of both islands in one-day.
Day 03: Mahe (B/L)
Full Day Discovery Tour of Mahe.
The tour begins with a pick up from your hotel where you will then be taken to the colonial centre of the world’s smallest capital Victoria. Here you will see the court building, museum, post office, Clock tower (which is a twin of the clock outside Victorian station in London). We visit the ‘codevar’ building where local craft such or kreol or (Creole Gold) are on display for sale. A walk across Albert street will take us to to the colourful market where numerous stalls of tropical fruits, vegetables, fresh fishes, herbs and spices are on display in an abundance of fragrances. We then drive across the Sans Souci mountain for a photo stop at the historical Mission Lodge and then en-route to a quaint Creole restaurant for lunch. After lunch the tour continues to the southern tip of the island to the restored colonial plantation of ‘Jardin du Roi’, which is steeped in the short hisotry of the Creoles as well of the George’s family, whose family tree apparently carries a link to Louis XVII of France. A cold drink of home-grown fruit welcomes visitors before starting the visit of the surrounding plantation of vegetables, exotic fruits, herbs and spices. The rest of the afternoon will be more chilled out before being taken back to the hotel you will have a stop at the craft village.
Day 04: Mahe (B/L):
Full Day Reef Safari excursion
There is ample time for marine enthusiasts to explore the reefs through the windows of our semi-submersible versel or for those more geared to relaxation, take a swim A mouth watering buffet lunch prepared in traditional creole style is served on board. After lunch, a visit on Moyenne Island or just take a nap on the beach or take a swim on the beach of the island.
Day 05: Mahe (B)
Full day is at leisure
Day 06: Mahe (B)
Transfer to Mahe Airport for your return flight
Inclusions: 05 Nights accommodation in Hotels including breakfast, other meals as specified in the itinerary, Airport transfers in a private car, tours & excursions on shared basis with local English speaking guide and monument entrance
Exclusions: International flights, Visa, Insurance, meals not included above, beverages during meals included in program, gratuities and any expense of personal nature.
Note: Price Quotation on request