27 days in Seychelles & Mauritius Itinerary

27 days in Seychelles & Mauritius Itinerary

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27 days in Seychelles & Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly + Drive:  19​h
1
Mahe Island, Seychelles
— 5 nights
Drive + ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 4 nights
ferry:  3​h
3
Silhouette Island, Seychelles
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 15​min
4
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  45​min
5
Cerf Island, Seychelles
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
6
Flic En Flac, Mauritius
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
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:  15​min
11
Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Sydney, Australia


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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.
Relax by the water at Petite Anse and Sunset Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Anse Major and Spiaggia Anse Soleil. The adventure continues: stroll through Anse Intendance, don't miss a visit to Tempio hindu, head outdoors with Spiaggia Anse Royale, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mahe Island online driving holiday planner .

Sydney, Australia to Mahe Island is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Sydney to Mahe Island. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Mahe Island reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Mahe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Petite Anse ©
Petite Anse
Anse Intendance ©
Anse Intendance
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Anse La Reunion and Union Beach. Visit Anse Pierrot Beach and Anse Grosse Roche Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Gaulettes Beach, head off the coast to Felicite Island, and stroll through Union Estate Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read La Digue Island trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Mahe Island to La Digue Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. December in La Digue Island sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the 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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Grande Case.

Plan my day in Silhouette Island using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Ride a ferry from La Digue Island to Silhouette Island in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°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.
You'll get in some beach time at Petite Anse Kerlan and Sisters Islands Private. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cote d’Or Beach and Rita's Art Sudio & Gallery. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Fond Ferdinand, stroll through Anse Kerlan Beach, kick back and relax at Anse Georgette, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Matthew Apostle Church.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Praslin Island trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Silhouette Island to Praslin Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Praslin Island can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough 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): identify plant and animal life at Cerf Island Conservation Programme.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cerf Island trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Praslin Island to Cerf Island by combination of car and flight takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Cerf Island

Nature Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
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): look for gifts at Cascavelle Shopping Village, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Flic en Flac Beach, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Le Dernier Comptoir, then steep yourself in history at The Martello Tower Museum, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Flic En Flac road trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Cerf Island to Flic En Flac with the Route module. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Crystal Rock and Ebony Forest Chamarel. Get in touch with nature at Le Morne Beach and Chamarel Waterfall. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Rhumerie de Chamarel, appreciate the history behind International Slave Route Monument, don't miss a visit to Seven Colored Earths, and tee off at Paradis Hotel Golf Club.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Le Morne trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Flic En Flac to Le Morne by car takes about an hour. In December in Le Morne, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at La Cambuse Beach and then play a few rounds at Avalon Golf Estate. On your second day here, stroll through Black River Gorges National Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Savanne District day trip website .

Savanne District is just a stone's throw from Le Morne. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Savanne District

Parks Nature Wildlife

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): savor the flavors at Marche de Port Mathurin, then stop by Care-Co, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale St Gabriel.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rodrigues Island trip website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Savanne District to Rodrigues Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. January in Rodrigues Island sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Chateau De Labourdonnais, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then stroll through Pointe aux Piments Public Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mont Choisy trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Rodrigues Island to Mont Choisy takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. January in Mont Choisy sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Mont Choisy

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Pointe aux Piments Public Beach, Chateau De Labourdonnais
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Marche de Flacq and Legend Golf Course. Step out of the city life by going to Bras d'Eau Public Beach and Grand Gaube Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Post Lafayette Beach (in Poste Lafayette) and Sagar Shiv Mandir (in Pointe de Flacq). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Anse La Raie Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Baie Beach, stop by Le Rendez-Vous, and get a tailor-made plan with Coral Belle Catamaran Cruises.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Baie trip planning app .

Grand Baie is just a stone's throw from Mont Choisy. In January, daily temperatures in Grand Baie can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

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