19 days in Seychelles & Mauritius Itinerary

19 days in Seychelles & Mauritius Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Beirut, Lebanon
Fly:  11 h
1
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 5 nights
Ferry:  30 min
2
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 5 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  7 h
3
Chamarel, Mauritius
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Beirut, Lebanon

5
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

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 La Blague for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fond Ferdinand and Anse Possession. The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, examine the collection at Praslin Museum, get outside with Anse Boudin, and kick back and relax at Anse Consolation.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Praslin Island trip itinerary builder.

Beirut, Lebanon to Praslin Island is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Beirut to Praslin Island is 2 hours. When traveling from Beirut in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Praslin Island, with highs around 35°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Fond Ferdinand ©
Fond Ferdinand
Petite Anse Kerlan ©
Petite Anse Kerlan
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Anse Coco Beach and Petite Anse. Visit Spiagge di Anse Marron and Anse Source D'Argent for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Grand Anse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Fourmis, look for all kinds of wild species at Union Estate Park, and step off the mainland to explore Felicite Island.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read La Digue Island road trip app.

La Digue Island is just a stone's throw from Praslin Island. In February, daytime highs in La Digue Island are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Chamarel.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Petite Anse
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Anse Coco Beach ©
Anse Coco Beach
Spiagge di Anse Marron ©
Spiagge di Anse Marron
Anse Source D'Argent ©
Anse Source D'Argent

3
nights
Chamarel, Mauritius

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Get some cultural insight at The Martello Tower Museum and Ile du Phare. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ebony Forest Reserve and Pointe d'Esny. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chamarel: Alexandra Falls (in Union Park), Takamaka Boutique Winery (in Vacoas) and Mahebourg Naval Museum (in Mahebourg). There's still lots to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, pause for some photo ops at International Slave Route Monument, explore the striking landscape at Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark, and look for gifts at Rhumerie de Chamarel.

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

Do a combination of ferry and flight from La Digue Island to Chamarel in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Chamarel can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Chamarel

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mahebourg, Riviere Noire, Alexandra Falls, Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve, International Slave Route Monument
Highlights from your plan
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Swim with Dolphins
The Martello Tower Museum ©
The Martello Tower Museum

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mont Choisy Beach and La Cuvette Public Beach. Visit Ile Plate Beach and Plage de Trou aux Biches for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Grand Baie side-trips: Citadel (in Port Louis), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Belle Mare) and Hindu Temple (in Pointe de Flacq). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Bain Boeuf Public Beach, contemplate the long history of Maison Eureka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaylasson Temple, and see the interesting displays at Chateau De Labourdonnais.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Grand Baie trip website.

Getting from Chamarel to Grand Baie by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Grand Baie are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Port Louis, Cap Malheureux, Plage de Trou aux Biches, Maison Eureka, Mont Choisy Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de Trou aux Biches ©
Plage de Trou aux Biches

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