Pristine and amazing, the Seychelles is a star in numerous tropical island fantasies. Beautiful natural reserves, gardens, wildlife, boulder-sprinkle beaches and Seychelles lifestyle are just some of the many attractions of the Seychelles. The Seychelles lie near the equator. Almost half of total area in Seychelles is protected. There are many attractions in Seychelles which attracts many tourists throughout the year.
Here is the list of attractions which will invite you in Seychelles:
1) Vallee de Mai- National Reserve In Praslin
The park is also describes as “Garden of Eden” it is the heart of Praslin which was placed under protection as far back as 1966 due to their uniqueness and the location. Vallee de Mai is listed as Gorgeous World Heritage – is one of only two places in the world where rare coco de mer palm arise in its natural state. It is also well known for birding hot spot – watch the beautiful blue pigeon, Seychelles endangered black parrot, native Seychelles bulbul and Seychelles warbler of which are the rarest species in the wild.
There are three hiking trails, leads through this ancient forest which remained completely untouched until the 1930s. All of them are easy to hike and some of them are between 1km-2km which is perfectly fine for families. As you walk in the middle of the forest, the atmosphere is spectacular, with the nightmarish leaves of the coco de mer hanging 30m to a shady covering of huge leafs. There are other regular trees to look out including several species of latanier palms and screw pines.
You will miss so much if you go alone. We recommend taking a private guide for about one to two hours. There are free guided visits also available at 9am and 2pm. There is a cafe, an informative visitor centre and some excellent shops available on-site. There is some taxi, tour transfer and car rental services in Mahe, Seychelles which you can easily afford. They are local in nature. You can expect their advice at any time.
2) Anse Lazio & Anse Volbert – Beach In Praslin
Anse Lazio, is listed up in the world’s most beautiful beaches, it looks picture perfect, sets on the northwest tip of the island. These long beaches are the most famous strand on the island. The pure turquoise water, white powder crystalline sand and takamaka trees make every moment feel like heaven. It’s great for safe swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling and scuba diving. There are plenty of facilities available including a beachside restaurant and hotels. Despite its popularity, it never feels crowded. Seychelles taxi, tour transfer services are available to take you anywhere from and to the islands of Mahe, Seychelles.
3) Markets & Church
Seychelles trip cannot be completed without a roam through the covered market. According to African standards it’s small, but it’s a colorful, buzz place. Alongside fresh vegetables and fruits- stalls sell local herbs and spices, as well as the usual variety of shirts. Early morning is the best time for purchasing seafood when fishermen display their amazing variety of stuff.
There is an impressive Cathedral noticeable for its artistic structure. La Domus is an extraordinary building immediately west of the Cathedral – a national monument and the priest’s residence. You can book your taxi and car services Online to visit famous markets and church which will make your journey easy and efficient.
4) Le Jardin du Roi – a Gardens in East Coast
It is located 2km up in the hills above the Anse Royale. The luxuriant spice garden owes its existence for Pierre Poivre. There is a 35-hectare orchard-crossed-with-forest used for self- guided walking. The planter’s house has a one-room museum and there’s a nice cafe- restraint with views down to the coast. At gift shops you can find marmalade, spices and homemade jams.
5) Tortoise Farm – Wildlife Reserve in Praslin
The keeper at the giant tortoise farm shows visitors round the pens, after that you are free to explore the rest of the island. There are plenty of car, tour transfer and taxi services in Seychelles which can take you to these beautiful destinations comfortably and at affordable price.