7 days in Seychelles, Mauritius & Western Cape Itinerary

7 days in Seychelles, Mauritius & Western Cape Itinerary

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Praslin Island, Seychelles
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La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 1 night
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Grand Baie, Mauritius
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Chamarel, Mauritius
— 1 night
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Praslin Island, Seychelles

Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cote d’Or Beach.

Start your trip to Praslin Island by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Praslin Island is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Praslin Island due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in Praslin Island, with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Cote d’Or Beach ©
Cote d’Or Beach

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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 12th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Patates Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiagge di Anse Marron.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the La Digue Island trip planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Praslin Island to La Digue Island in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in October, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Baie.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Anse Patates Beach ©
Anse Patates Beach
Spiagge di Anse Marron ©
Spiagge di Anse Marron
Petite Anse ©
Petite Anse

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick back and relax at Plage de Trou aux Biches, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mont Choisy Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Baie road trip planning tool.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from La Digue Island to Grand Baie in 8 hours. In October, Grand Baie is slightly colder than La Digue Island - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Chamarel.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Plage de Trou aux Biches ©
Plage de Trou aux Biches
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Chamarel, Mauritius

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Ebony Forest Reserve and then explore the striking landscape of Black River Gorges National Park.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chamarel trip planner.

Getting from Grand Baie to Chamarel by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October in Chamarel, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Twelve Apostles, then take a memorable drive along Chapman's Peak Drive, then kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and finally step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Groot Constantia, then browse the eclectic array of goods at The Old Biscuit Mill, and then stroll through Bloubergstrand Beach.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cape Town online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Chamarel to Cape Town takes 10 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Chamarel to Cape Town is minus 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chamarel in October: high temperatures in Cape Town hover around 27°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Highlights from your plan
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Bloubergstrand Beach
Bloubergstrand Beach

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