14 Days from $3175
ANTHRO TOURS HIGHLIGHTS
Hike to the ruins of an abandoned jungle village
Kayaking along the beaches of La Digue
Curieuse Island day trip
Trip Type: Ethnoecology
Activity Level: Advanced
Days 1-5: Mahe Island
After arriving in the Seychelles, we'll spend our first full day exploring the ecology of the Seychelles with a visit to Kot Man-Ya Exotic Flower Garden, then dine at the famous restaurant of Marie Antoinette's.
We'll then spend our second full day on Mahe exploring the nearby Moyenne Island to learn more about the terrestrial wildlife of the Seychelles and the nation's efforts to preserve it.
On our third day on Mahe, we'll tour of the ruins of the abandoned village of Venn's Town then take a tour of the famous Takamaka Rum Distillery.
On our final day on Mahe Island, we'll learn more about nature conservation with visits to the Seychelles National Botanical Gardens and Le Jardin du Roi Spice Garden.
Days 6-9: La Digue
After taking the ferry to La Digue, we'll spend the afternoon exploring one of the island's best beaches for snorkeling at Anse Coco Beach.
Participants will then get a free day to explore the island on their own and relax on its incredible beaches.
On our second full day on La Digue, we'll explore the grounds of a former plantation at L'Union Estate Park before renting kayaks to paddle offshore from La Digue's incredible beachfront.
We'll then spend our last day on the island learning more about the nation's wildlife with a visit to Veuve Nature Reserve and Grand Anse beach.
Days 10-14: Praslin
After taking the ferry to Praslin Island, we'll spend our first afternoon on the island exploring its most famous beach of Anse Lazio.
We'll spend our first full day on Praslin exploring the natural beauty of Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve before exploring the history of the country at the Praslin Museum.
For our third day on Praslin, we'll take a day trip to the incredible Curieuse Island to explore the lesser seen wildlife of the small island.
For our last full day in the Seychelles, we've hike through the Fond Ferdinand Nature Reserve for one last walk through the natural beauty of the country.
Itineraries and daily schedules are subject to change. We expect to do everything listed in the itinerary, though the order may be rearranged based on weather or other local conditions.