15 days in Seychelles, Mauritius & Zanzibar Island Itinerary

15 days in Seychelles, Mauritius & Zanzibar Island Itinerary

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15 days in Seychelles, Mauritius & Zanzibar Island Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Ferry:  15 min
2
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Ferry + Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Mahe Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Chamarel, Mauritius
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
6
Paje, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

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.
On the 15th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Lazio, enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Volbert, then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse La Blague, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Matthew Apostle Church. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, then kick back and relax at Anse Possession, then kick back and relax at Petite Anse Kerlan, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Georgette.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Praslin Island trip itinerary builder .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Praslin Island is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Praslin Island. Traveling from Johannesburg in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 30°C in Praslin Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Anse Volbert ©
Anse Volbert
Petite Anse Kerlan ©
Petite Anse Kerlan
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio

2
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Petite Anse and Anse Patates Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Spiagge di Anse Marron and Anse Source D'Argent. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Severe and stroll through Anse Banane.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the La Digue Island trip planner .

La Digue Island is very close to Praslin Island. February in La Digue Island sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mahe Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Anse Coco Beach ©
Anse Coco Beach
Spiagge di Anse Marron ©
Spiagge di Anse Marron
Petite Anse ©
Petite Anse

3
nights
Mahe Island, Seychelles

Mahe Island ©
Mahe Island, the largest in its archipelago, serves as a buzzing tourism hub, teeming with resorts, picturesque beaches, and verdant forest trails.
We've included these beaches for you: Petite Anse and Beau Vallon Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eglise de Saint Roch and Michael Adams Paintings Studio. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Intendance, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Capucins.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mahe Island journey builder site .

You can ride a ferry from La Digue Island to Mahe Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. In February, daily temperatures in Mahe Island can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Mahe Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Anse Intendance ©
Anse Intendance
Petite Anse ©
Petite Anse
Beau Vallon Beach ©
Beau Vallon Beach

1
night
Grand Baie, Mauritius

Grand Baie ©
Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): kick back and relax at La Cuvette Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Mont Choisy Beach, then examine the collection at Chateau De Labourdonnais, and finally look for gifts at Le Rendez-Vous.

Plan my trip to Grand Baie with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Mahe Island to Grand Baie by combination of flight and car takes about 4 hours. In February, daytime highs in Grand Baie are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Chamarel.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mont Choisy Beach, Chateau De Labourdonnais
Highlights from your plan
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais
La Cuvette Public Beach ©
La Cuvette Public Beach

2
nights
Chamarel, Mauritius

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
On the 24th (Sat), examine the collection at Curious Corner of Chamarel, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Le Morne Beach, and then explore the striking landscape at Le Morne Brabant.

Planning Chamarel trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Grand Baie to Chamarel in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Chamarel are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paje.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Le Morne Beach, Le Morne Brabant
Highlights from your plan
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach
Curious Corner of Chamarel ©
Curious Corner of Chamarel

2
nights
Paje, Tanzania

Paje ©
Located on the island of Unguja, the quaint village of Paje lies on a shallow sandy lagoon, which attracts swarms of kitesurfing enthusiasts and marine life lovers.
On the 26th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Kuza Cave, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then kick back and relax at Paje Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paje day trip website .

Explore your travel options from Chamarel to Paje with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chamarel to Paje. While traveling from Chamarel, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paje, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Paje

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Kuza Cave
Highlights from your plan
Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kuza Cave ©
Kuza Cave

1
night
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
On the 27th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, Stonetown, then steep yourself in history at Christ Church Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Mtoni Palace Ruins, and finally kick back and relax at Uroa Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nakupenda Beach, then see some colorful creatures with Vanora Zanzibar, and finally admire the landmark architecture of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib).

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City day trip website .

You can drive from Paje to Zanzibar City in 1.5 hours. In February in Zanzibar City, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Uroa Bay, Mtoni Palace Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Uroa Bay ©
Uroa Bay
Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral ©
Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral

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