13 days in Reunion Island, Madagascar & Seychelles Itinerary

13 days in Reunion Island, Madagascar & Seychelles Itinerary

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13 days in Reunion Island, Madagascar & Seychelles Itinerary

Start: Chennai, India
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Saint-Philippe, Reunion Island
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Saint-Pierre, Reunion Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Saint-Paul, Reunion Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Nosy Be, Madagascar
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Victoria, Seychelles
— 1 night
Ferry:  1​h 30​min
6
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 1 night
Ferry:  30​min
7
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Chennai, India

1
day
Saint-Philippe, Reunion Island

Saint-Philippe is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. On the 11th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Parfums et des Epices and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Philippe trip itinerary maker site .

Chennai, India to Saint-Philippe is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chennai to Saint-Philippe. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Saint-Pierre.

Things to do in Saint-Philippe

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jardin des Parfums et des Epices ©
Jardin des Parfums et des Epices

2
nights
Saint-Pierre, Reunion Island

Saint-Pierre is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate the geological forces at Piton de Fournaise and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kelonia, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then stroll through La Roche Merveilleuse.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Pierre road trip planning website .

Drive from Saint-Philippe to Saint-Pierre in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Saint-Paul.

Things to do in Saint-Pierre

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Piton de Fournaise, Scuba & Snorkeling, La Roche Merveilleuse
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Saint-Paul, Reunion Island

Saint-Paul ©
Saint-Paul is the second-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Trois Roches, then don't miss a visit to Maido, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Before you visit Saint-Paul, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Saint-Pierre to Saint-Paul in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Saint-Paul

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trips

Spas, Trois Roches
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Trois Roches ©
Trois Roches
Maido ©
Maido
Spas

2
nights
Nosy Be, Madagascar

Nosy Be ©
The island of Nosy Be, off the coast of Madagascar, remains the country's premier beach getaway renowned for its tranquil ambience, pristine shoreline, and year-round warm weather.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokobe Nature Special Reserve and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ambaro Ranch and then step off the mainland to explore Nosy Sakatia.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nosy Be route maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saint-Paul to Nosy Be. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint-Paul to Nosy Be is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Nosy Sakatia ©
Nosy Sakatia
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ambaro Ranch ©
Ambaro Ranch

1
night
Victoria, Seychelles

Victoria ©
Victoria is the capital city of Seychelles and is situated on the north-eastern side of Mahé island, the archipelago's main island. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): kick back and relax at Anse Intendance and then kick back and relax at Beau Vallon Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Seychelles National Botanical Gardens, make a trip to Tempio hindu, and then make a trip to Victoria Market.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Victoria travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Nosy Be to Victoria takes 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern African Time to Seychelles Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Nosy Be in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Victoria, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Beau Vallon Beach, Anse Intendance
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Beau Vallon Beach ©
Beau Vallon Beach
Seychelles National Botanical Gardens ©
Anse Intendance ©
Anse Intendance

1
night
La Digue Island, Seychelles

La Digue Island ©
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stroll through Grand Anse, kick back and relax at Anse Source D'Argent, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse La Reunion Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our La Digue Island attractions planner.

Traveling by ferry from Victoria to La Digue Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Anse Source D'Argent ©
Anse Source D'Argent
Grand Anse ©
Grand Anse
Anse La Reunion Beach ©
Anse La Reunion Beach

3
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, then hike along Le Glacis Noir, then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Lazio, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Possession. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Galerie Passerose, then step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, and then view the masterpieces at Rita's Art Sudio & Gallery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Praslin Island journey planner.

Praslin Island is very close to La Digue Island. In September in Praslin Island, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve ©
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island

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