16 days in Seychelles Itinerary

16 days in Seychelles Itinerary

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16 days in Seychelles Itinerary

Start: Manchester
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  15​h
1
La Digue Island
— 5 nights
ferry:  30​min
2
Praslin Island
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  45​min
3
Victoria, Mahe Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Manchester

5
nights
La Digue Island

La Digue Island ©
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spiagge di Anse Marron and Anse Pierrot Beach. Relax by the water at Anse Grosse Roche Beach and Anse Gaulettes Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Union Beach, stroll through Anse Bonnet Carre Beach, head off the coast to Felicite Island, and appreciate the history behind Plantation House National Monument.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the La Digue Island trip itinerary builder website .

Manchester, UK to La Digue Island is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and ferry. Traveling from Manchester to La Digue Island, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in December, expect La Digue Island to be warmer, temps between 35°C and 29°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Spiagge di Anse Marron ©
Spiagge di Anse Marron
Anse La Reunion Beach ©
Anse La Reunion Beach
Anse Grosse Roche Beach ©
Anse Grosse Roche Beach

5
nights
Praslin Island

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Visit Petite Anse Kerlan and Anse Kerlan Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Big Sisters Private Island and Fond Ferdinand. There's still lots to do: stroll through Cousin, enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Bois de Rose Beach, head outdoors with Ilot Saint-Pierre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Matthew Apostle Church.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Praslin Island online travel planner .

Praslin Island is very close to La Digue Island. In January in Praslin Island, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for Victoria.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cousin
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Petite Anse Kerlan ©
Petite Anse Kerlan
Big Sisters Private Island ©
Big Sisters Private Island
Anse Kerlan Beach ©
Anse Kerlan Beach

4
nights
Victoria, Mahe Island

Victoria ©
Victoria is the capital city of Seychelles and is situated on the north-eastern side of Mahé island, the archipelago's main island. Discover out-of-the-way places like Anse Takamaka Beach and Sunset Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Anse Royale beach and Baie Lazare Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Yellow Gallery & Sculpture Studio - Antonio Filippin in Baie Lazare (about 44 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Copolia Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Bel Ombre Beach at La Scala, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Aux Pins Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Seychelles Natural History Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Victoria trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Praslin Island to Victoria in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. January in Victoria sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mahe Island, Yellow Gallery & Sculpture Studio - Antonio Filippin
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Anse Takamaka Beach ©
Anse Takamaka Beach
Anse Royale beach ©
Anse Royale beach
Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach

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