27 days in Seychelles & Mauritius Itinerary

27 days in Seychelles & Mauritius Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly + Drive:  19 h
1
Mahe Island, Seychelles
— 5 nights
Drive + Ferry:  2 h 30 min
2
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 4 nights
Ferry:  3 h
3
Silhouette Island, Seychelles
— Few hours
Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h
5
Cerf Island, Seychelles
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
6
Flic En Flac, Mauritius
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
7
Le Morne, Mauritius
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
8
Savanne District, Mauritius
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2 h 30 min
9
Rodrigues Island, Mauritius
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3 h
10
Mont Choisy, Mauritius
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
11
Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Sydney, Australia

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Clock Tower and Eglise de Saint Roch. Step off the beaten path and head to Anse Intendance and Anse Major. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Royale beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, get engrossed in the history at Seychelles Natural History Museum, and hike along Trois Freres Trail.

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Sydney, Australia to Mahe Island is an approximately 19- hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, ferry, and car. Traveling from Sydney to Mahe Island, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mahe Island when traveling from Sydney in December, with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Mahe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Anse Intendance ©
Anse Intendance
Petite Anse ©
Petite Anse
Anse Royale beach ©
Anse Royale beach

4
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Anse La Reunion Beach and Union Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Anse Grosse Roche Beach and Union Estate Park. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Anse Pierrot Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Fourmis, and head off the coast to Felicite Island.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our La Digue Island trip planner.

Getting from Mahe Island to La Digue Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. In December in La Digue Island, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Silhouette Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Union Beach ©
Union Beach
Anse La Reunion Beach ©
Anse La Reunion Beach
Anse Grosse Roche Beach ©
Anse Grosse Roche Beach

few
hours
Silhouette Island, Seychelles

Silhouette Island
The third-largest granitic island in the Seychelles, Silhouette Island represents one of the richest biodiversity hotspots in the Indian Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Grande Case.

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Ride a ferry from La Digue Island to Silhouette Island in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Silhouette Island

Historic Sites

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cote d’Or Beach and Petite Anse Kerlan. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Matthew Apostle Church and Rita's Art Sudio & Gallery. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Fond Ferdinand, explore the gorgeous colors at Grande Soeur island, enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Kerlan Beach, and stroll through Anse Georgette.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Praslin Island online travel route planner.

Fly from Silhouette Island to Praslin Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. December in Praslin Island sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cerf Island.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cote d’Or Beach ©
Cote d’Or Beach
Petite Anse Kerlan ©
Petite Anse Kerlan
Fond Ferdinand ©
Fond Ferdinand

1
night
Cerf Island, Seychelles

Cerf Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Cerf Island Conservation Programme.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cerf Island trip planner.

You can fly from Praslin Island to Cerf Island in an hour. Another option is to ride a ferry. In December in Cerf Island, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Cerf Island

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cerf Island Conservation Programme ©
Cerf Island Conservation Programme

2
nights
Flic En Flac, Mauritius

An unusual commodity in the lesser-touristed western part of Mauritius, the developed seaside village Flic En Flac boasts a vast white sandy beach that generates a large amount of tourism.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): stop by Cascavelle Shopping Village and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Flic en Flac Beach, then browse for treasures at Le Dernier Comptoir, and then contemplate the long history of The Martello Tower Museum.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Flic En Flac itinerary builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cerf Island to Flic En Flac. December in Flic En Flac sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Le Morne.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Cascavelle Shopping Village, Le Dernier Comptoir, The Martello Tower Museum
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Martello Tower Museum ©
The Martello Tower Museum
Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach

3
nights
Le Morne, Mauritius

Le Morne ©
A rugged rock crag surrounded by white-sand beaches and an emerald lagoon marks Le Morne, a World Heritage Site.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Le Morne Brabant and Crystal Rock. Do your shopping at Rhumerie de Chamarel and Village Walk Shopping Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Le Morne: Chamarel (Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark & Ebony Forest Reserve). There's lots more to do: stroll through Le Morne Beach, tee off at Paradis Golf Club Beachcomber, appreciate the history behind International Slave Route Monument, and take in the dramatic scenery at Chamarel Waterfall.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Le Morne trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Flic En Flac to Le Morne takes an hour. December in Le Morne sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savanne District.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Chamarel, Mauritius, Village Walk Shopping Centre
Highlights from your plan
Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve

2
nights
Savanne District, Mauritius

Savanne District
Largely unspoiled scenery makes up the Savanne District.
On the 2nd (Tue), kick back and relax at La Cambuse Beach and then play a few rounds at Avalon Golf Estate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Black River Gorges National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Savanne District trip planner.

Savanne District is just a short distance from Le Morne. January in Savanne District sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Savanne District

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

La Cambuse Beach, Black River Gorges National Park
Highlights from your plan
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park
La Cambuse Beach ©
La Cambuse Beach
Avalon Golf Estate ©
Avalon Golf Estate

1
night
Rodrigues Island, Mauritius

Rodrigues Island ©
Flung far out in the middle of the Indian Ocean, rocky Rodrigues Island sits in a turquoise lagoon surrounded by a fringing coral reef.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): browse the fresh offerings at Marche de Port Mathurin, stop by Care-Co, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale St Gabriel.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rodrigues Island attractions planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Savanne District to Rodrigues Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mont Choisy.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathédrale St Gabriel ©
Cathédrale St Gabriel

1
night
Mont Choisy, Mauritius

Mont Choisy ©
Gently sloping sand meets the clear ocean along the coastline of the sleepy town of Mont Choisy.
On the 5th (Fri), examine the collection at Chateau De Labourdonnais, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Pointe aux Piments Public Beach.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mont Choisy trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Rodrigues Island to Mont Choisy takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In January in Mont Choisy, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Mont Choisy

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Chateau De Labourdonnais, Scuba & Snorkeling, Pointe aux Piments Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais
Scuba & Snorkeling
Pointe aux Piments Public Beach ©
Pointe aux Piments Public Beach

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.
Get in touch with nature at Post Lafayette Beach and Legend Golf Course. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marche de Flacq and Sagar Shiv Mandir. Take a break from Grand Baie with a short trip to Bras d'Eau Public Beach in Poste Lafayette, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Coral Belle Catamaran Cruises, kick back and relax at Anse La Raie Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Baie Public Beach, and stop by Le Rendez-Vous.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Baie trip itinerary planner.

Grand Baie is very close to Mont Choisy. In January in Grand Baie, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Poste Lafayette, Pointe de Flacq, Anse La Raie Beach, Grand Gaube Beach, Grand Baie Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Grand Baie Public Beach ©
Grand Baie Public Beach
Bras d'Eau Public Beach ©
Bras d'Eau Public Beach
Post Lafayette Beach ©
Post Lafayette Beach

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