Discover Seychelles with Ujuzi African Travel

With more than 40 percent of its land set aside for conservation, Seychelles is an island paradise for both humans and wildlife. Forty-two of the nation’s islands broke off from India many millions of years ago, while another 113 islands formed from ancient coral reefs. Seychelles’ isolation makes it unique, with an incredible diversity of endemic plants, birds, amphibians, and reptiles.

Dive into the ocean and you will find even more wildlife—over 1,000 fish species have been recorded in Seychelles waters. Or laze on a sparkling white sand beach, letting nature come to you in all its sun-dappled glory.

Top Attractions in Seychelles

  • Beaches, Beaches, Beaches
  • Vallée de Mai (World Heritage Site)
  • Morne Seychelles National Park
  • Seychelles National Botanical Gardens
  • Sainte Anne Marine National Park
  • Arul Mihu Navasakthi Vinayagar Hindu Temple
  • Takamaka Rum Distillery
  • Aldabra Atoll (World Heritage Site)

Sample Seychelles Travel Itinerary

A visit to the Seychelles can easily be added to any of our African safaris. The Seychelles itinerary below offers a sampling of what’s possible. There are many things to do in Seychelles, and the islands offer accommodations for every taste—from intimate beachside resorts to yachts on serene blue waters.

Are you ready to plan your Seychelles vacation, or do you have questions about options not listed here? Drop us a line. We will be happy to design your dream vacation to Seychelles.

A palm-fringed beach in the Seychelles

The beautiful beaches of Seychelles bring an element of relaxation and luxury to your African safari experience.

4-Day Seychelles Extension

Indulge in a tropical getaway on Mahé Island. You will stay in a luxurious villa surrounded by native takamaka trees and palms that sway in the ocean breeze. When you’re not lounging on the beach, you can enjoy nature walks, birdwatching, and kayaking—all without leaving your Seychelles resort.

But rewards await those who venture out. Visit the Seychelles National Botanical Gardens to see cultivated tropical blooms and beloved endemics, from statuesque palm trees to Aldabra giant tortoises. A variety of native birds add to the gardens’ charm, including the Seychelles blue pigeon, Seychelles sunbird, and Seychelles bulbul. Take a ferry ride to nearby Praslin Island to visit Vallée de Mai, Seychelles’ largest virgin forest of endemic coco de mer palms and a World Heritage Site.

In Sainte Anne Marine National Park, dive among colorful fish or view them from the comfort of a glass-bottomed boat. Each of the park’s eight islands is unique, with many nature trails to explore. Wind down your visit with a tasting at a local rum distillery.

Whether you laze all day in the sun or explore the islands’ many natural treasures, your visit to Seychelles will be one to cherish.

Need a little inspiration to get planning? Let these photos of Seychelles travel spark your imagination!

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