9 days in Seychelles & Lagos Itinerary

9 days in Seychelles & Lagos Itinerary

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Fly to Mahe Island, Foot to Cascade, Ferry to La Digue Island
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La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Victoria, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Foot to Mahe Island, Fly to Lagos
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Lagos, Nigeria
— 2 nights

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La Digue Island, Seychelles

— 2 nights
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Severe, then kick back and relax at Anse Source D'Argent, and then kick back and relax at Anse La Reunion Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): kick back and relax at Grand Anse, then stroll through Anse Pierrot Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Coco Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our La Digue Island day trip tool.

Lagos, Nigeria to La Digue Island is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Lagos to La Digue Island, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in La Digue Island can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 2 nights
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and then step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Possession, then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Lazio, and then kick back and relax at Anse Georgette.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Praslin Island online travel route builder.

Traveling by ferry from La Digue Island to Praslin Island takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Praslin Island can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Victoria.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Victoria, Seychelles

— 2 nights
Victoria is the capital city of Seychelles and is situated on the north-eastern side of Mahé island, the archipelago's main island. On the 13th (Tue), kick back and relax at Anse Intendance and then enjoy the sand and surf at Beau Vallon Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Victoria itinerary tool.

Traveling by ferry from Praslin Island to Victoria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In April, daily temperatures in Victoria can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Victoria

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lagos, Nigeria

— 2 nights
Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Tarkwa Bay Beach, then stop by The Henna Place, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Church of Christ, and finally contemplate the long history of Freedom Park Lagos. On the next day, explore the engaging exhibits at Mindscape Childrens Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Lekki Conservation Centre, and then view the masterpieces at Red Door Art Gallery.

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Getting from Victoria to Lagos by flight takes about 14 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Victoria to Lagos is minus 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Seychelles travel guide

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Beaches · Islands · Forests
Luxury to please visitors with deep pockets and scenery to astound the eye and warm the soul--that's Seychelles in a nutshell. The coastal areas boast a number of upscale beach resorts, with the fine sands and bright blue sea drawing visitors from distant corners of the world. The matriarchal culture that predominates in most households around the archipelago represents a fascinating cultural quirk to learn about during holidays in Seychelles, while the tropical rhythms of the local Creole folk music set the pace of everyday life.