The Seychelles is one of the most unique countries to visit in Africa. Why? It’s actually an archipelago that is 115 islands strong! If you’re a beach bum and have a penchant for aquatic life, then you can create a fantastic scuba-diving, hammock-lazing, sun-bathing safari full of coral reefs, tortoises, rainforests, and a full immersion into the island lifestyle. Let African Safari Booking pair you with the experts who can tailor a Seychelles adventure just for you.
To reach the Seychelles, you should fly. You can expect your journey to be more expensive than traveling to other African countries because the Seychelles is considered to be a luxury destination. To make your long flights easier, bring plenty of entertainment and keep a carry-on bag full of your travel essentials. Once you’ve arrived at the capital, Victoria, you can hop on any of the 20 domestic flights via Air Seychelles to get to another island of choice. There are also ferries that go between islands to get you to where you want to go.
The Seychelles has three national languages: French, English, and Seselwa. Your tour guides will know the right languages for the islands on your itinerary. Therefore, your trip will run more smoothly and efficiently. Here are some of the things you should expect when you reach the archipelago.
Nature Reserves-M The Seychelles has countless nature reserves that are devoted to preserving the flora and fauna native to the islands. Explore mountain rainforests in Morne Seychellois National Park, which is near the country’s capital, or check out the amazing aquatic life at St. Anne Marine National Park.
Beaches- You can expect soft sands, private waterfront resorts, and warm waters in this tropical paradise. The Seychelles lies near the equator, promising great temperatures all year long. Staying on any of these islands’ resorts will give you an opportunity to snorkel, dive, sail, and windsurf in the clear waters and see brightly colored aquatic life. For the most romantic experience imaginable, watch the sunset on the beach with someone you love.
Amazing Islands- With 115 to choose from, which ones should you visit? There are usually 9 popular island destinations. For starters, the islands Mahé, Praslin and La Digue are the only oceanic islands on Earth made of granite! The outer islands have beautiful coral reefs and atolls. The Aldabra Atoll is one of the world’s largest raised coral atolls, where over 150 000 giant Aldabra tortoises, sea turtles, crabs, and seabirds call home. You’ll also have a chance to see some cute fruit bats! Your tour guides will know which islands to show you when you tell them what you want to see.
Resort Accommodations- In the Seychelles you'll not lack for luxurious accommodations, especially on the main island of Mahé. Your safari tour company will know the right hotels and resorts just for you.
To start your next adventure, let African Safari Booking connect you with the best tour groups in the business. Whether it’s your first safari or twentieth, the professionals we partner with know how to create a memorable journey for you and your loved ones.