17 days in Mauritius, Seychelles & Maldives Itinerary

17 days in Mauritius, Seychelles & Maldives Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  15 h
1
Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
2
Mahe Island, Seychelles
— 4 nights
Drive + Ferry:  45 min
3
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Ferry:  15 min
4
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 15 min
5
Male, Maldives
— 1 night
Fly:  13 h
End: London, United Kingdom

3
nights
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.
Visit Flic en Flac Beach and Mont Choisy Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark and La Cuvette Public Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Village Walk Shopping Centre in La Gaulette (about 1h 25 min away). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Ile Plate Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stroll through Pointe aux Piments Public Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grand Baie road trip site.

London, UK to Grand Baie is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Grand Baie, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Grand Baie is much hotter than London - with highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mahe Island.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pointe aux Piments Public Beach, Village Walk Shopping Centre, SSR Botanic Garden, Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark ©
Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Beau Vallon Beach and Copolia Trail. Visit Anse Intendance and Sunset Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden, stroll through Petite Anse, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, and hike along Morne Blanc.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mahe Island travel app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Grand Baie to Mahe Island in 6.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Mahe Island when traveling from Grand Baie in November, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Mahe Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Beau Vallon Beach ©
Beau Vallon Beach
Anse Intendance ©
Anse Intendance
Seychelles National Botanical Gardens ©
Seychelles National Botanical Gardens

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and Curieuse Island. Relax by the water at Anse Georgette and Petite Anse Kerlan. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Anse Possession and tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Volbert.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Praslin Island trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Mahe Island to Praslin Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. November in Praslin Island sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio

3
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.
On the 14th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Anse and then kick back and relax at Spiagge di Anse Marron. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Anse Fourmis, kick back and relax at Anse Coco Beach, and then stroll through Anse Source D'Argent.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the La Digue Island trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Praslin Island to La Digue Island in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in La Digue Island are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Male.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Petite Anse
Highlights from your plan
Anse Source D'Argent ©
Anse Source D'Argent
Spiagge di Anse Marron ©
Spiagge di Anse Marron
Grand Anse ©
Grand Anse

1
night
Male, Maldives

Male ©
The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
On the 17th (Sat), see the interesting displays at National Museum, walk around Sultan Park, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Artificial Beach, and finally admire the striking features of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Nala Boutique and then explore the gorgeous colors at HP Reef.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Male trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from La Digue Island to Male. The time zone changes from Seychelles Time to Maldives Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November in Male, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Male

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

HP Reef, Nala Boutique
Highlights from your plan
Artificial Beach ©
Artificial Beach
HP Reef ©
HP Reef
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) ©
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)

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