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Seychelles Tourism

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Tourism in Seychelles

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Apr - May, Oct - Nov

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4-5 Days

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Seychelles Travel Guide

Around 1,000 miles east of mainland Africa and scattered across the vast Indian Ocean, Seychelles is a land of perpetual summer. White-sand beaches, lofty granite boulders, palm-fringed forests, and azure waters are the ethos of Seychelles tourism. The 115-island archipelago is extraordinarily picturesque with a diverse array of wildlife and an amalgamation of Asian and African cultures.

History of Seychelles

Though in 1502, the Portuguese explorer, Vasco Da Gama sighted the island of Seychelles; it’s in 1609 that it got inhabited by the Britishers. However, in 1756, the archipelago was officially annexed to France. In 1814, Britishers gained control over the place, though the slavery got abolished later in 1834. And, after the establishment of a coalition government in 1976, the Seychelles embraced a democratic system in the year of 1993.

Take a tour to the island of Cerfs neighbouring Mahe, and dig into its rich history for a wonderful experience.   

Language of Seychelles

With deportees from France in the 19th century, and inhabitants coming from Asian countries, including China, India, and Malay later, this place has embraced many cultures. The mother language of the Seychelles is Creole, also called Seselwa. However, French and English are also recognised amongst the main languages.

Honeymoon in Seychelles

Praslin Island, Silhouette Island, Cousin Island, and La Digue Island are some of the top honeymoon destinations in Seychelles. With a dreamlike landscape, it's not surprising that the newlyweds and those seeking a tropical getaway prefer visiting Seychelles. Owing to its rich wildlife both island and underwater, Seychelles is dubbed as “The Galàpagos of the Indian Ocean.” Spotting sea turtles on Bird Island's sandy beaches, giant Aldabra tortoises roaming on Curieuse, seagulls on Aride Island, the Seychelles Black Parrot in Praslin’s Vallée de Mai are some of the best wildlife watching experiences. Select a suitable package from our list of Seychelles honeymoon packages to make your trip memorable.


Top Beaches in Seychelles

 

Picking one of the best beaches from a Seychelles tour guide is like picking a flavor of ice cream. The world-famous Anse Source d'Argent, remote Anse Marron, glamorous Anse Takamaka, and scenic Anse Lazio are some of the best beaches in Seychelles. Cherish some relaxing moments or enjoy a date with your partner while exploring the splendid beaches here, for there is no dearth of beaches to be felt overcrowded.

 

 

Main festivals of Seychelles

Take a break from beachcombing, and explore the capital city of Victoria that harbors stunning architecture, open-air markets, history museums, and a thriving nightlife scene. Kreol Festival in October is the best event to learn about local Creole culture and enjoy week long celebrations. Besides that, you can also witness the celebration of Independence Day, La Digue Festival, SUBIOS Underwater Festival and many more.

 

 

Water sports in Seychelles:

For exploring shipwrecks and corals, diving and snorkeling are the most popular beach activities in Seychelles. The ocean is always warm and safe, and teeming with marine life from tortoises to whale sharks. October and November are ideal months for water sports like scuba diving, snorkeling, and swimming. Whether a family trip or a honeymoon in Seychelles, watersports make your tropical vacation special.

 

Pick up a Seychelles travel guide and visit splendid beaches, enjoy water sports, climb mountains, learn local customs, taste fresh tropical fruits, and watch idyllic sunsets. Beyond the luxury resorts and buzzing capital city, this tropical destination is home to some of the world's best-preserved wildlife habitats.

 

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  • Seychelles ( 5D & 4N )

    Starting from:

    ₹ 40,000/-₹ 43,956/-

    • Mahe Island
    Upto 3 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingStay IncludedAirport Transfer

  • Seychelles ( 6D & 5N )

    Starting from:

    ₹ 53,000/-₹ 59,550/-

    • Mahe Island
    • Praslin
    Upto 4 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingAirport Pickup-DropStay Included

  • Seychelles ( 7D & 6N )

    Starting from:

    ₹ 58,000/-₹ 64,444/-

    • Praslin
    • Mahe
    • Mahe Island
    Upto 3 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingTransfers

  • Seychelles ( 7D & 6N )

    Starting from:

    ₹ 62,999/-₹ 69,230/-

    • La digue
    • Praslin
    • Mahe
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  • Seychelles ( 8D & 7N )

    Starting from:

    ₹ 74,515/-₹ 84,130/-

    • La digue
    • Praslin
    • Mahe
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  • Seychelles ( 9D & 8N )

    Starting from:

    ₹ 91,891/-₹ 105,550/-

    • Praslin
    • Mahe
    • La digue
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  • Seychelles ( 5D & 4N )

    Starting from:

    ₹ 37,000/-₹ 40,659/-

    • Mahe Island
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  • Seychelles ( 5D & 4N )

    Starting from:

    ₹ 40,000/-₹ 43,956/-

    • Mahe Island
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  • Seychelles ( 5D & 4N )

    Starting from:

    ₹ 47,000/-₹ 51,648/-

    • Mahe Island
    • Praslin
    • Seychelles
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  • Seychelles ( 7D & 6N )

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    ₹ 49,998/-₹ 54,943/-

    • Praslin
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  • Seychelles ( 7D & 6N )

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    ₹ 49,998/-₹ 54,943/-

    • Praslin
    • Mahe
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  • Seychelles ( 5D & 4N )

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    ₹ 51,999/-₹ 57,142/-

    • Mahe Island
    • Praslin
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  • Seychelles ( 7D & 6N )

    Starting from:

    ₹ 56,000/-₹ 61,538/-

    • Praslin
    • Mahe Island
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  • Seychelles ( 8D & 7N )

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    ₹ 58,000/-₹ 63,736/-

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    • Praslin
    • La digue
    • Seychelles
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  • Seychelles ( 4D & 3N )

    Starting from:

    ₹ 58,000/-₹ 63,736/-

    • Mahe Island
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  • Africa ( 6D & 5N )

    Starting from:

    ₹ 60,999/-₹ 67,032/-

    • Mahe
    • Praslin
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  • Seychelles ( 6D & 5N )

    Starting from:

    ₹ 60,999/-₹ 67,032/-

    • Mahe Island
    • Praslin
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  • Seychelles ( 6D & 5N )

    Starting from:

    ₹ 60,999/-₹ 67,032/-

    • Mahe
    • Praslin
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  • Seychelles ( 6D & 5N )

    Starting from:

    ₹ 64,999/-₹ 71,428/-

    • Mahe Island
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  • Seychelles ( 5D & 4N )

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    ₹ 67,520/-₹ 74,198/-

    • Mahe
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Places To Visit In Seychelles

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  • Beau Vallon in Seychelles

    Beau Vallon in Seychelles is located three kilometers from the city of Victoria on Mahé Island. About 1.7 km in length, it is located on the northwest coast. Although it is one of the most popular beaches in Seychelles, Beau Vallon has a remarkably low-key ambiance when compared with other tropical destinations in the world...

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  • Cousin Island in Seychelles

    Cousin Island Seychelles

    A birdwatcher’s paradise, Cousin Island is a beautiful granitic island in Seychelles. Comprising an area of 34 hectares, the island is located 2 kilometers west of Praslin. Mahe to Cousin Island distance is about 50 km. The entire island is protected as a Special Reserve since 1975. Cousin Island...

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  • Morne Seychellois National Park in Seychelles

    Created in 1979, the Morne Seychellois Park on the island of Mahé is the largest national park in Seychelles. The park comprises a total area of 3,045 hectares, which is more than 20% of Mahé Island.

    The stunning coastline of Mahé is definitely the main draw for travelers in Seychelles. However, visitors must take the tim...

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  • Sainte Anne Marine National Park in Seychelles

    Sainte Anne Marine National Park encompasses eight small islands in the Indian Ocean. Sainte Anne Island and Cerf Island are two of the largest islands in the park. Round Island used to be a leper colony, and today it’s a popular diving site. Moyenne Island was owned privately and now it’s a nature reserve. Long Island, Ile...

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  • Vallée de Mai National Park in Seychelles

    The Praslin Island in Seychelles is home to a national park and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983. Comprising an area of 19.5 hectares, the Vallée de Mai National Park is mainly a palm forest that has remained unchanged since the first exploration of Seychelles.

    The national park features a well-preserved palm ...

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Things To Do In Seychelles

Your list of the best things to do, compiled on the basis of actual traveler experiences

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  • Visit the Natural History Museum in Seychelles

    Established in 1964, the Seychelles Natural History Museum is located in the capital city of Victoria on Mahé Island, the country’s largest island. The displays in the museum include sections on botany, geology, and anthropology. There are also some exhibits related to the history of the Seychelles military.

    The museum de...

    • Museum
    • Nature
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  • Paddle Boarding in Seychelles

    With sunshine and waves all year around, Seychelles is a great destination for surfing and paddle boarding. The latter is an evolved form of surfing suitable for warm waters like in the Seychelles.

    Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is the latest fitness craze sweeping the world. There are different kinds of stand-up paddling ...

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  • Waterfalls in Seychelles

    Seychelles is well-known for being a tropical paradise. Travelers flock here to spend their time on a secluded beach or to learn about local heritage. But, there are some places such as museums or waterfalls in Seychelles that attract a certain brand of tourists. Morne Blanc Trail and Anse Major are nearby places to visit i...

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  • Whale Sharks Dive in Seychelles

    Be it witnessing vivid coral reefs or swimming with manta rays, Seychelles is one of the top diving spots in the world. Only a handful destinations offer travelers ultimate bucket-list experiences like swimming alongside the largest fish in the ocean.

    Whale Shark Snorkeling Seychelles

    While there are over 50 popular di...

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  • Golfing in Seychelles

    The Seychelles Islands in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean are gaining popularity as one of the best golf holiday destinations. There are two courses on two different islands: Mahe and Praslin. The golf course on Mahe is a challenging nine-hole course, while the other one on Praslin is a championship 18-hole course. Both...

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How to Reach Seychelles

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By Air

Seychelles has two major airports: Seychelles International Airport (SEZ) in Victoria and Praslin Island Airport. Seychelles International Airport is the primary point of entry for international travelers. The airport is located in Victoria, the capital city of Seychelles, which is situated on the northeastern side of Mahé Island. It is the hub of Air Seychelles, the national airline. The airport is served by international airlines such as British Airways, Austrian Airlines, Emirates, Kenya Airways, and Turkish Airlines. Long-haul scheduled flights to major destinations in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East are available from this airport.

Another major airport in Seychelles, Praslin Island Airport is currently served by Air Seychelles. The airport operates scheduled flights to Mahé and charter planes to the other islands. Zil Air provides helicopter flights to most of the inner and outer islands.

By Road

Around 400 kilometers of paved road network connects the islands in Seychelles. The road network is poor outside major urban areas. Renting a car from the airport or the hotel is a great way to go on sightseeing in Seychelles, especially on Mahé Island. Due to lack of proper public transport in Seychelles, traveling by car allows travelers to visit and spend time at attractions by their own choice. Bike rentals are also available in downtown Victoria.

Seychelles Public Transport Corporation (SPTC) operates daily buses on Mahé and Praslin Islands from morning to evening. In rural areas, especially on La Digue Island, ox-carts are a popular way of public transport.

By Sea

The main seaport in Seychelles is Victoria. Cat Cocos and Inter Island ferry run regular catamaran ferries between Mahé and Praslin Island. Ferries are available on designated time at 15 minutes of interval. Ferries to smaller islands can also be arranged, but it is less reliable.

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      I had an absolutely amazing experience! Thank you, Travel Triangle for the seamless and hassle free planning. I would definitely recommend it to people. La Digue was an absolute treat to the eyes! The people there are generally very welcoming and respectful.
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      I would like to thanks Travel Triangle for providing such a quality service which makes our trip so smooth and memorable. Many thanks to Eti from Youngistan who arranged everything for our trip. It was an awesome experience and would surely look forward to contact the same vendor for an another trip. Five star rating to specially Eti for such an amazing plan and service. The whole trip itself was an amazing experience and memorable time. It was fun, adventure and crazy time. Best part would be Scuba diving and Sharks adventure. Can't miss the water bungalow view
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      Seychelles was on my bucket list. Well planned trip by Mr. Ashutosh, who was always reachable. Kudos to a great trip.
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      It was a great experience. Nitika from Dream Travel was really helpful and supporting in the entire journey.Very well organised. It was a great experience. Nitika from Dream Travel was really helpful and supporting in the entire journey.Very well organised.
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    The weather in December is fairly cloudy at times and rainfall is pretty common due to the Northwest Monsoon. So, if you're looking for a sunny holiday in December, Seychelles weather is not ideal.

    Seychelles is a politically stable country. The islands are located outside of cyclone belt so there is no urgent threat of thunderstorms. Avoid going outdoors or to remote islands when the rainfall is incessant. 

    Seychelles is a luxury holiday destination so, most accommodations are available in form of high-end resorts and beach resorts. However, guesthouses and lodges are available in Mahe and Praslin Islands. 

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