Day 1 Arrival at Mahe Airport
Welcome to Seychelles
On arrival at Mahe International Airport you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to the hotel.
Day is, free for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Mahé is the largest island in the Seychelles archipelago, in the Indian Ocean off East Africa. Its terrain is defined by white-sand beaches such as those in the popular resort area of Beau Vallon, and granite peaks including the rainforested Morne Seychellois. The island is also home to Victoria, Seychelles' capital, known for Creole architecture and a colorful covered market with wares like fish, fruit and clothing.
Overnight in Mahe
Day 2 Mahe
Get up in the morning listening to the chirping of the birds and hearing the sound of the waves lashing gently against the shores. Have a relaxed breakfast at the hotel. Spend the rest of the day pampering yourself to the various amenities available at your resort, swim, snorkel or just relax by the sea! Soak in the ambience and work on your tan or there are a variety of OPTIONAL TOURS that you can choose from.
Optional tours you can book with us
Full Day Discovery Tour of Mahe
Discover Mahe Island through history and its fresh products.
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
Cost per person AED 350.00
Day 3 Mahe
Breakfast at the hotel. Seychelles has many virgin beaches around Mahe and this morning following breakfast you could opt to take a full day Reef Safari.
Full Day Reef Safari
Discover the beauty of the sea on this full day reef safari tour. Starting with a pick up from your hotel you will be taken to Victoria's marina. You will then board a catamaran 'Catalina' for a trip to the middle of the harbour. In the 1st stop you will have the opportunity to feed the fish and the possibility to discover the fascinating underwater world either by snorkelling or swimming. You will enjoy on board the catamaran a mouth watering buffet lunch prepared in a traditional Creole style. After lunch the marine enthusiasts will have another opportunity to discover the reefs through the windows of the semi-submersible vessel or for the people who wish to relax they will have the chance to swim or simply enjoy sun bathing on the beach off Cerf island. Before heading back to the marina a 'petit rum punch des iles' will be served on board to end this beautiful day. You will be transferred back to your accommodation.
Cost per person AED 500.00
Day 4 Mahe / End of trip
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
AED 5590/- Per person, Prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights.
Destinations: Mahe, Reef Safari.
The rates are subject to availability at the time of booking request. In the event if there are rate changes due to increase in Govt taxes, or hotel charges a surcharge, or BAR rates (Best available rates), we reserve the right to amend the rates without notice. The exchange rate is subject to change. Please ensure that you have secured the relevant visa / entry permits & valid passport. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
If you are interested in going ahead with this booking, we would require deposits or payments as follows either in the form of cash or cheque:
Please ensure that the names given to us for reservations match the names in your passport, as hotels, sightseeing tour companies are very particular about name changes. Mismatched names may result in heavy amendment penalties. We strongly recommend travel insurance as part of your package – we have excellent rates with the world’s best companies – please let us know if you wish us to add this to your package.
Economy class airfare from Dubai / Mahe / Dubai.
3 nights accommodation in Mahe based on double room occupancy.
Return airport transfer on private car.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.
Seychelles- The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa. It's home to numerous beaches, coral reefs and nature reserves, as well as rare animals such as giant Aldabra tortoises. Mahé, a hub for visiting the other islands, is home to capital Victoria. It also has the mountain rainforests of Morne Seychellois National Park and beaches, including Beau Vallon and Anse Takamaka. Unwind with us in the beautiful islands of the Seychelles. We explore the palm-lined beaches of Praslin and visit the forest of Vallée de Mai, home to the famous Coco de Mer Palm. In Morne Seychellois National Park we hike along forest trails to Trois Frères peak to enjoy spectacular views over the island and its beach fringed shores.
Trip Planning: The planning stage of your trip can be instrumental in its success and an enjoyable part of the experience itself. You have a world of options...and plenty to consider.
Entry and Exit formalities: Visitors must hold a passport valid for at least six months & beyond at the time of entering the country. Some nationalities can obtain visa on arrival and for nationalities who requires visa please refer to Seychelles consulate website: http://www.mfa.gov.sc/
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Things to see & do:
Mahé-is the largest island in the Seychelles archipelago, in the Indian Ocean off East Africa. Its terrain is defined by white-sand beaches such as those in the popular resort area of Beau Vallon, and granite peaks including the rainforested Morne Seychellois. The island is also home to Victoria, Seychelles' capital, known for Creole architecture and a colorful covered market with wares like fish, fruit and clothing.
La Digue-is an island in the Seychelles, in the Indian Ocean off East Africa. It’s known for its beaches, like Anse Source d’Argent, dotted with granite boulders, on the west coast. To the south, isolated Anse Bonnet Carré Beach, with calm, shallow water, is accessible only on foot, as is Anse Cocos Beach, in a protected bay on the east coast. La Digue’s diverse wildlife can be seen in the Veuve Nature Reserve. Inhabitants of the reserve include terrapins and the rare Seychelles paradise flycatcher. Offshore are snorkeling and dive spots with coral and abundant marine life, such as angelfish and whale sharks. L’Union Estate heritage site, a former coconut farm, features the 19th-century, thatched-roofed Plantation House, along with a cemetery where colonial settlers are buried. The island’s main settlements are La Passe and La Réunion villages, where bicycles and ox-carts are the preferred mode of transport. La Digue is a gateway to the nearby Félicité and Grande Soeur islan
Praslin-is an island in the Seychelles, in the Indian Ocean. It’s known for palm-fringed beaches, like Anse Georgette and Anse Lazio, both bordered by large granite boulders. The main beach, Anse Volbert-Côte D’Or, faces the offshore islet Chauve Souris. Praslin’s rugged, jungle-covered interior is home to Praslin National Park, which encompasses Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve.
Covered by a network of trails, the reserve is known for the abundant wildlife and plants in its dense, ancient forest. These include Seychelles black parrots, bulbuls, tree frogs and native palms, as well as the coco de mer plant, which bears gigantic seeds. Praslin Museum has displays on the island’s farming traditions and culture, along with a garden full of endemic plants. Praslin is a gateway to neighboring Curieuse Island, a nature reserve with coral reefs, sea turtle nesting sites and a breeding center for giant tortoises.
Curieuse-Island is a small granitic island 1.13 sq mi in the Seychelles close to the north coast of the island of Praslin. Curieuse is notable for its bare red earth intermingled with the unique coco de mer palms, one of the cultural icons of the Seychelles, only growing on the two neighboring islands.
Sainte Anne Marine National Park-comprises 6 islands off the northeast coast of Mahé Island, Seychelles. The islands are known for their beaches, luxury resorts and Creole restaurants. Offshore, dive sites have coral reefs and swaths of seagrass with dolphins and hawksbill turtles. Moyenne Island is home to pirates’ graves and the ruins of early settlers’ homes. Tiny, uninhabited Ile Cachée is a nature reserve.
Cousin Island-is a small granitic island of the Seychelles, lying 2 km west of Praslin. It is a nature reserve protected under Seychelles law as a Special Reserve. It is a nature reserve protected under Seychelles law as a Special Reserve. It is managed by Nature Seychelles, a national nonprofit organization and Partner of BirdLife International, by which it has been identified as an Important Bird Area.
Aride Island-is the northernmost granitic island in the Seychelles. A nature reserve, it is leased and managed by the Island Conservation Society of Seychelles. A visit to Aride Island is an essential part of the itinerary for any visitor to Seychelles to discover what the islands were like 250 years ago before human settlement. Aride is the northernmost island of the granitic Seychelles. A visit to Aride Island is an essential part of the itinerary for any visitor to Seychelles to discover what the islands were like 250 years ago before human settlement. Aride is the northernmost island of the granitic Seychelles.
Anse Lazio-is a beach situated in the northwest of Praslin Island, Seychelles, considered by Lonely Planet to be the best beach on Praslin, and one of the best in the archipelago.
Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve-("May Valley") is a nature park and UNESCO World Heritage Site on the island of Praslin, Seychelles. It consists of a well-preserved palm forest, flagship species made up of the island endemic coco de mer, as well as five other endemic palms. The coco de mer (Lodoicea maldivica), a monocot tree in the Arecaceae (palm family), has the largest seeds (double nut seed) of any plant in the world. Also unique to the park is its wildlife, including birds such as the rare Seychelles black parrot, mammals, crustaceans, snails, and reptiles. There has been a determined effort to eliminate all the introduced exotic species of plants from the area but this has not been successful in eliminating coffee, pineapple, and ornamental palms thus far. This forest, with its primitive plant and animal species, is a relict from the time when the supercontinent of Gondwana was divided into smaller parts, leaving the Seychelles islands between the present day Madagascar and India.
Morne Seychellois Park-is the largest in Seychelles and was created in 1979. It covers a total surface area of 3045 hectares, more than 20% of Mahé . It is 10km in length and between 2km and 4km wide and equipped with an extensively trail network covering more than 15km.