Island Duo: Praslin & La Digue

Duration

Full Day

Destination

La Digue, Praslin

Availability

Monday, Thursday

190

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Island Duo: Praslin & La Digue

No Seychelles holiday is complete without visiting the islands of Praslin and La Digue!

Discover the histories, mysteries and sublime natural beauty of two of Seychelles’ most iconic islands. This full day tour is the most effective way to experience the main attractions and unique character of each island: an early morning arrival on La Digue is followed by a transfer in a traditional Diguoise wagon to the historic L’Union Estate. Here, our guide will take you to an old plantation house, boat yard, traditional copra mill and reveal more about Seychelles’ history. Next, discover the exquisite beaches of Anse Source d’Argent, before returning to the catamaran for an authentic Creole lunch. Sail to Praslin in the afternoon, where you will visit the mysterious Vallée de Mai (home to Seychelles’ iconic coco de mer and black parrot). Stunning Anse Lazio is the last stop of the day, where you can swim and relax on powder-white sands.

Includes hotel transfers, boat transfers, entrance fees, lunch, water, soft drinks, guided tours of L’Union Estate and Vallée de Mai, traditional Diguoise wagon transfer, coach transfers (Praslin), two of the worlds’ most beautiful beaches: Anse Source d’Argent and Anse Lazio

This tour is only available to clients staying on Mahé.

Description

Enjoy a full-day, island-hopping adventure and see the best of Praslin and La Digue!

We’ll collect you from your hotel for an early start, before making your way on Le Cerf to Praslin and the legendary Vallee de Mai. This prehistoric forest is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was once believed to be the original site of the Garden of Eden. Here you will have the chance to see the iconic coco de mer and perhaps glimpse the rare black parrot. Next, visit the world-famous Anse Lazio, with its white sands and clear waters, where you can swim or relax on one of Seychelles’ best beaches.

Authentic Creole cuisine is served up for lunch aboard Le Cerf.

Experience the laid back atmosphere of island living on La Digue. Visit the historic L’ Union Estate for a unique glimpse into the early days of Seychelles’ history: discover a traditional Créole plantation home, an ox-powered copra mill and a traditional boatyard. From there you will be guided to Anse Source d’Argent – the most photographed beach in the world!

 

Available Mondays and Thursdays – This tour is only available to clients staying on Mahé.
Mahe: Departs 07:00 / Returns 18:30
Praslin: Departs 08:45 / Returns 16:30
Lunch, entrance fees, hotel transfers and guided tours included

Departure from:

You will be collected from your hotel. Departure from Mahé at Inter-Island Quay. Departure from Praslin at Jetty.

Experiences:

Guided Tours, Sightseeing, Cultural & Historical Interest, Nature Walk, Swimming

Points of Interest:

L'Union Estate

Anse Source D'Argent

Vallee de Mai

Anse Lazio

Package includes:

Lunch served onboard our Catamaran

 Water + Soft Drinks

Guided Tours

 Park Fees

Land Transfers

Inter-Island Ferry

What to Bring:

 Swimwear + Beach Towel

 Reef-friendly Sunscreen

 Natural Insect Repellant

 Camera

Tour Map

Itinerary

Revised itinerary from 8 November 2021. The schedule displayed below indicates estimated times. Actual timing may vary on the day.

Collection from hotel | Time to be advised

Hotel transfers are included in this excursion. You will be advised of your collection time before the excursion.

07:00 - Departure from Mahé at Inter-Island Quay

Transfer to La Digue onboard Le Cerf.

08:50 - Arrival in La Digue

Disembark Le Cerf and proceed to the end of the Jetty for the start of the tour

09:00 - Board Tour Wagon for Transfer to L'Union Estate

A guided of tour of this historic estate offers a glimpse of Seychelles past: tradtional vanilla plantations, a plantation home and old copra mill and giant tortoises.

09:45 - Anse Source D'Argent

Spend the rest of the morning relaxing on the sands of one of the most photographed beaches in the world.

11:45 - Transfer to La Digue Jetty

Depart Anse Source d'Argent for La Dige Jetty, and board Le Cerf for transfer to Praslin.

12:15 - Creole Lunch served onboard Le Cerf

Le Cerf will dock in Baie St. Anne, Praslin, where you can enjoy a decadent Creole lunch.

13:15 - Praslin | Depart for Guided Tour of Vallee de Mai

Disembark Le Cerf and board the tour bus. Transfer to Vallee de Mai. Our knowledgeable guide will take you on an informative tour of this ancient valley - home of the coco de mer and once believed to be the original site of the Garden of Eden.

14:15 - Depart Vallee de Mai | Visit Anse Lazio

Swim, sunbathe or relax on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

16:00- Depart Anse Lazio | Return to Jetty

Coach transfer back to Baie St. Anne jetty.

16:30 - Le Cerf departs for Mahé

Transfer back to Mahé on Le Cerf.

18:30 - Return to Inter-Island Quay, Mahé | Transfer to hotel

A coach will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.



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    • Our tours include English and French speaking guides – other languages are available upon request.
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