Seychelles Safaris, Tours & Holidays
Seychelles Safaris, Tours & Holidays
Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa. It’s home to numerous beaches, coral reefs, and nature reserves, as well as rare animals such as giant Aldabra tortoises. Mahé, a hub for visiting the other islands, is home to the capital Victoria. It also has the mountain rain forests of Morne Seychellois National Park and beaches, including Beau Vallon and Anse Takamaka.
Crystal clear turquoise waters and sun-drenched, white powder beaches make Seychelles an ideal post-safari retreat or honeymoon destination for the traveler seeking a truly unspoiled but luxury, upmarket destination. Seychelles offers adventure and breath-taking natural beauty in pristine surroundings.
Seychelles’ 115 islands fall under two distinct groups, the inner and outer Islands. The inner islands clustering mainly around the principal islands of Mahé, Praslin, and La Digue, offer a granitic beauty and delightful Creole culture.
The remote outer islands comprise unspoiled sand cays and atolls with many providing untouched habitats for numerous species of wildlife. The cultural center of Seychelles is the island of Mahe with its pristine landscapes and incredible culture.
How to get to Seychelles
Some 300 miles off the coast of mainland Africa, the best way to reach Seychelles is by plane. Most connecting flights originate from Doha, Dubai, or Nairobi, and travel between the islands is typically done on small planes or helicopters.
Passport, Visa, and Entry requirements for Seychelles
Although a visa is not required to enter Seychelles, visitors should nevertheless have in their possession a valid passport or other travel documents recognized by the government of Seychelles in order to gain entry.
The health sector of Seychelles
The Seychelles government provides free access to primary healthcare for all its citizens and has adequate services in child and maternity healthcare. There are two government hospitals on Mahe; the Victoria Hospital, located in the capital city of Victoria; and a smaller facility called the Anse Royale Hospital. But these services are not available for foreign travelers so ensure you have travel insurance before traveling to Seychelles for your ultimate vacation.
Malaria and Yellow fever vaccination for Seychelles
Seychelles is malaria-free. There are no compulsory vaccinations required, except for yellow fever if you are traveling from or via an infected area. Hepatitis A, tetanus, and typhoid immunization are all recommended.
Currency of Seychelles
The Rupee is the official currency of Seychelles. Within the native Creole Seychellois (Seselwa) dialect, it’s known as the Roupi. The Rupee uses the symbols SR, SCR, and SRe.
Official Language of Seychelles
Located in the Indian Ocean, this archipelago was once colonized by British and French and hence has French, English, and Creole as the official Seychelles languages. Though the people are fluent in English, day-to-day conversations are usually made in Seychellois Creole which is also the language spoken by the majority of the population (approximately 95%). Here is a quick glance at the extent of the usage of Seychelles languages.
Best time to travel to Seychelles
The best times to visit Seychelles are April, May, October, and November. These months represent the transition times between the hot and humid northwest trade winds (from November through March) and the cooler southeast trade winds that define April through October.
What to wear in Seychelles
Seychelles is a popular beach destination and packing the right beachwear is exceptional for vacation there are no dress restrictions in Seychelles so you can pack any dress code.
What to bring while traveling to Seychelles
As most of your days will be spent on the beach, you’re advised to pack
- along with plenty of casual beachwear
- Swimming costumes
- T-shirts and summer dresses.
Car hire and driving in Seychelles
Seychelles is a safe country with strict laws to ensure the safety of both tourists and locals, alike. This is why you would find barely any crime being committed here (1-2 in a year) it’s not advisable to self-drive in Seychelles.
Accommodation in Seychelles
There are luxury beach lodges across Seychelles but advance booking is required for travelers wanting the best accommodation facilities on the island so there are no issues with where to stay in Seychelles for the best lodges in Seychelles contact Wilderness Explorers Africa.
Local food of Seychelles
It is one of the most famous dishes in the list of Seychelles traditional food. The locals are in love with the dish and so are the tourists.
Tipping while Travelling in Seychelles
Most charges (restaurant, hotel, taxis, porters, etc.) already include a 5% to 10% service charge or “tip” and so tipping is not obligatory in Seychelles. However, as a reward for exceptional service, a nominal tip is sure to be warmly received.
Further information for Seychelles
The islands that make up this nation are ideal for travelers searching for everything from ridiculously gorgeous beaches to unique flora and fauna as well as lots of local cultures. However, with over 100 islands to choose from, and a dizzying number of things to see and do, it can be hard to know where to start when planning your Seychelles vacation.
Safety of Seychelles
Most visits to Seychelles are trouble-free. However, there has been an increase in break-ins, robberies, burglaries, and opportunist thefts against residents, expatriates, and tourists. Crime is generally non-violent, but bags have been snatched, cars were broken into and tourists robbed while walking at night.
SAFARI TOURS AND HOLIDAYS
|Curieuse Marine National Park|
|Morne Seychellois National Park|
|Praslin National Park|
|Ste. Anne Marine National Park|
|Baie Ternay marine park|
|Ile Cocos marine national park|
|Port Launay Marine Park|
|Veuve Special Reserve|
FAUNA & FLORA
|4 Days Seychelles safari|
|6 Days Discover Seychelles safari|
|8 Days Best of Seychelles safari|
|8 Days Luxury Seychelles safari|
|10 Days Experience Seychelles safari|
OTHER TOURISTS ATTRACTIONS
|A Day at Petit Amour|
|Aride Island Nature Reserve|
|Bird watching in Vallee De Mai Tour|
|Cruise to Curieuse, Cousin Island & St. Pierre|
|Discover Coconut Plantation House|
|Discover the Ruins of Leprosarium|
|Enjoy A Full Day Boat Tour with BBQ|
|Enjoy Anse Georgette Beach|
|Explore the Copolia Trail|
|>Golfing in Seychelles|
|Helicopter Ride in Seychelles|
|Kenwyn colonial House|
|Leisure sun Sunbathing|
|Rock Climbing and Zip lining|
|Scuba Diving & Snorkeling|
|Visit Anse Lazio Beach|
|Visit La Misere Exotics Garden Centre|
|Visit Moyenne Island|