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Typical 5-day Itinerary for Praslin

Praslin, the most visited island in Seychelles, has stunning beaches, exquisite hotels, and the renowned Valle de Mai forest. Praslin Island creates an intimate, natural escape, embodying tropical paradise with its world-class beaches, lush vegetation, and serene pace of life.

Wake up to the greenest of rainforests, swaying palm trees, and pristine sands, immersing yourself in the rhythmic sounds of the waves. Beyond its picturesque beaches, Praslin’s hilly terrain offers breathtaking viewpoints, while its narrow, winding roads provide scenic coastal drives. Indulge in the island’s diverse cuisine, where fish and curry reign supreme, complemented by a variety of culinary options.

Day 1: Arrival and Island Exploration


Arrive in Praslin via ferry from Mahe or by flight. Kreol Care Hire will be waiting to assist you upon landing, ensuring a seamless transition and convenience. When choosing accommodations, consider your budget, preferred size, and amenities. After settling in, begin your day with a delightful breakfast at Chez Plume Restaurant, savouring the flavours of authentic Creole cuisine as you start your Seychelles journey.

Chez Plume Restaurant in Praslin

While touring in your Kreol Car rental, uncover the island’s main attractions, from pristine beaches to cultural landmarks. For lunch, relish the island’s flavours at Les Rochers, a restaurant offering scenic views.

Indulge in an adrenaline-filled adventure with Mahe Island Zip Lining and Marine Park snorkelling excursion.

As the day winds down, enjoy a relaxing dinner at The Boat House, a waterfront restaurant known for its fresh seafood. Take a leisurely stroll along the beach to end your day in Seychelles. There are amazing hotels in Praslin where you can end the night.

Day 2: Discovering the Garden of Eden

After breakfast, journey to the enchanting Valley of May, also known as the Mahe Valley or Valle de Mai.

Often described in Seychelles as the Garden of Eden, the Valley of May on Praslin Island is renowned as the world’s smallest natural heritage site. It is famed for its lush greenery and is home to over 7000 sea coconut trees, adding to its natural splendour.

Nestled in the verdant core of Praslin, this palm forest has remained secluded from the outside world for millions of years, fostering the development of a distinct flora and fauna. With numerous species exclusive to this area, a visit to Vallee de Mai offers a journey back in time to the ancient palm forests of the Seychelles.

Mahe Valley or Valle de Mai

Explore Praslin’s breathtaking beaches, including Anse Georgette and Anse Lazio. Enjoy swimming, snorkelling, or simply basking in the sun’s warmth. Don’t miss the chance to savour a delicious dinner at Restaurant Paradisier.

Day 3: Curieuse Island Exploration

Start your day with a snorkelling excursion with Kreol Adventures, visiting iconic snorkelling sites, including the picturesque St. Pierre island. Explore Curieuse to observe the tortoises and take a hike to the beach.

During your time in Praslin, make sure to reserve a day for a boat excursion around the island, where you can go snorkelling and a must-visit to the nearby Curieuse Island National Park. This national park is home to approximately 200 Seychelles Giant Tortoises, freely roaming the island’s lush landscapes.

Explore Curieuse to observe the tortoises


Enjoy a delectable lunch on Curieuse Island. Conclude your tour with a refreshing swim at Anse Georgette before returning to your hotel in time for a sunset beachside evening.

Anse Georgette stands out as one of the most stunning beaches in Seychelles, ranking in my top three beaches worldwide. Its clear blue waters are ideal for swimming, the soft white sand is inviting, and the scenery is incredibly picturesque. Most importantly, it’s the perfect location to witness breathtaking sunsets in the evening.

Day 4: Beach Bliss and Cultural Delights

Spend the morning at Anse Lazio, one of Seychelles’ most beautiful beaches.

Anse Lazio is a vast beach and boasts easy access with a parking lot just steps away. It’s ample space and excellent swimming and snorkelling opportunities make it perfect for families wanting some beach fun.

From Anse Lazio, Hike up to Lovers Bay for a secluded and picturesque experience. The enchanting Petite Anse Lazio, also known as Lovers Bay, is a hidden gem, with a fairytale-like ambience that offers solitude.

Lover's Bay in Praslin.

Explore the vibrant area around Anse Volbert, indulging in beachside cafes and bars. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon soaking in the island’s ambience.

Day 5: Farewell to Praslin

Take in the serene beauty of Praslin’s rainforests and coastline. While enjoying a leisurely breakfast at your accommodation before preparing for departure.

Check out and bid farewell to Praslin. As you sail away into the horizon, take a moment to reflect on your unforgettable Praslin adventure as you embark on your next journey, cherishing the memories of paradise found in the Garden of Eden.

For seamless island travel, choose Kreol Car Hire, a locally-owned rental service ensuring an authentic and comfortable experience. Cruise around the islands at your leisure. Book now for an unforgettable trip!

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