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    Places visited:

  • Mahe
  • La Digue
  • Hire a bicycle to explore La Digue.

  • Buy ingredients for your dinner from the Victoria market on Mahe.

  • Explore Mahe's idyllic beaches.

Audley Travel specialist Sarah

What our specialists say...

This trip is ideal for visitors seeking independence on their trip to the Seychelles, staying in self-catering guesthouses rather than hotels or resorts. Explore two different islands, setting your own pace each day, buying ingredients from the local market or dining at local restaurants. Starting on La Digue, you will spend four days exploring this charming small island by bicycle or traditional ox-cart. Moving on to Mahe, you can use local transport or hire a car to visit some of the superb beaches, enjoy walks in the Morne Peninsula National Park and watersports such as snorkelling.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Mahe
  • La Digue
  • Mahe

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Mahe.

Day 2 La Digue

Mahe , La Digue

On arrival in Mahe you will be met and assisted to the jetty where you will take the ferry to La Digue island and the charming Domaine De L Orangeraie where you will spend the next four nights.

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Day 3 La Digue

La Digue

Today you can wander down to the main street where you can hire a bicycle for a few days or the full duration of your stay. This is the best way to get around the island and gives you complete independence to go where you want, and when. They come with baskets in the front so you can pack a picnic, and snorkel masks and fins, and just head to a secluded beach!

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Day 4 La Digue

La Digue

If you are interested in birdlife, do take a pair of binoculars with you, as there are some colourful and unusual species on La Digue. The paradise flycatcher is extremely rare and La Digue is one of the only places left where you can see one in the wild!

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Day 5 La Digue

La Digue

Anse Source D'Argent is one of the most photographed beaches in the Seychelles and is definitely worth a visit during your stay on the island. The beach is just beautiful, with enormous granite boulders on the headlands at each side of the bay, and some superb snorkelling straight off the beach.

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Day 6 Mahe

La Digue , Mahe

This morning you will take the ferry back to Mahe. Here a driver will be waiting to transfer you to the Chalets D'Anse Forbans, situated on one of the loveliest beaches on the island. Settle into your chalet here and spend the afternoon on the beach or enjoying a good book under the shade of a palm tree. The guesthouse offers car hire on site, making it really easy for you to hire a car for the day to explore. If you want to just stay put, there are also several restaurants you can visit just down the beach.

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Day 7 Mahe


There is plenty to do on Mahe such as visiting the capital Victoria to learn a little more about the history of the islands or take a drive out to nearby beaches and stop for lunch in a local restaurant.

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Day 8 Mahe


If you fancy getting out on the water, you can hire a windsurfing board or a small catamaran for a couple of hours on Beau Vallon bay, which you may enjoy at some point during your stay.

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Day 9 Mahe


Your final full day on the beach which you can spend doing as much or as little as you like.

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Day 10 International return flight

Mahe , International return flight

Today you will be picked up and driven to the airport.

Day 11 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Audley Travel specialist Matt
Audley Travel specialist Kate

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