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Ideal duration: 4-6 days
Best time: April to May and September - October
Nearest Airport: Seychelles
Seychelles is small country in the western Indian Ocean with an area of 455 kilometres square. An archipelago of 115 islands, the island nation is nothing short of a tropical paradise and is known for its exquisite natural beauty, spectacular beaches, and luxury resorts. A great destination for ecotourism and wildlife spotting, the country is popular for its water activities such as diving and snorkelling, in the clear turquoise waters of the Indian ocean.
Located in the mid Indian ocean and home to world's oldest ocean islands and largest raised coral atoll, Seychelles is land of pristine beauty. A true embodiment of tranquillity and serenity, Seychelles truly deserves the to be called the tropical paradise on earth. The archipelago of 115 islands consisting of 41 granite islands and 74 coral atoll and reef islands is blessed with a warm climate throughout the year and an incredible variety of flora and fauna with some of the most exotic trees, birds and marine life. The entire population is concentrated in inner Seychelles region which consists of three islands of Mahe, Praslin and La Digue. Together these islands form the economic, cultural and tourism hub of the country. The islands are renowned for their picturesque beaches, marked by soft white powdery sand, turquoise waters and an aura of seclusion. Do not miss out on the chance of exploring the Seychellois Creole cuisine and the country's capital Victoria, a city that can be explored entirely on foot in less than a day.
Lepa, Ros leskalye or the Stairways to devil`s hell is a spectacular place on Mahe, close to Port Launay. It is difficult to get there by hiking. But you will not be disappointed !
Praslin,It?s known for palm-fringed beaches, like Anse Georgette and Anse Lazio, both bordered by large granite boulders. The main beach, Anse Volbert-C?te D?Or, faces the offshore islet Chauve Souris. Praslin?s rugged, jungle-covered interior is home to PraslinNational Park, which encompasses Vall?e de Mai Nature Reserve Coco u can get from here
The only way to get inside the island of Seychelles is via airway. Due to some restrictions, mainly for environmental protection, even getting in via waterways is not a feasible option. (Read More)