Itinerary Highlights

  • Begin with a luxury pre-cruise stay at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles
  • Venture to remote ports and enjoy an intimate stay on Le Dumont-d'Urville
  • Spot indigenous wildlife in the Seychelles, Madagascar and Mauritius
  • End with a fabulous post-cruise stay in Mauritius at LUX* Belle Mare

Facilities

  • All-Inclusive
  • Bar
  • Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Shore Excursions Included
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
16 nights
24 November - 11 December 2024

Ellie

Travel Specialist

These voyages are a small taste of what we offer. Contact our Cruise Specialists for bespoke suggestions and post-cruise options

Set sail on an incredible journey from the Seychelles to Madagascar and Mauritius, encountering breathtaking natural landscapes and unique wildlife along the way. On board one of Ponant’s luxury Explorer cruise ships, you’ll have ten days to explore this untouched paradise, discovering beautiful beaches and awe-inspiring coral reefs among countless other wondrous attractions.

From the far-flung shores of the Seychelles, your adventure will begin with a luxury pre-cruise stay. Then, as you set sail, you’ll be introduced to the indigenous flora and fauna of each magical island you visit. Experience a treasure trove of natural beauty at every stop, including the gorgeous beach of La Digue, snorkelling in crystalline waters and finding yourself face-to-face with rainforest critters.

On board Ponant’s Le Dumont-d'Urville, you’ll combine the adventure of visiting remote ports with the comfort and privacy of an intimate ship. Some of the luxuries include a SOTHYS™ spa, underwater lounge, hydraulic swimming and bathing platform, pool deck and 188-capacity theatre. To cap it all off, enjoy unforgettable views from your stateroom’s very own private balcony.

Combined with stays at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles in the Seychelles and LUX* Belle Mare in Mauritius, this journey is spectacular. Speak to our Travel Specialists to tailor it to your own wishes.

Itinerary

Take a private transfer to the Four Seasons Resort Seychelles for a spectacular three-night pre-cruise stay in a luxury Garden View Villa, overlooking the picturesque lagoon and surrounding forest areas.
Bid a fond farewell to Four Seasons Resort Seychelles and take a private transfer to the port for embarkation. Step aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville and make yourself at home for the next 10 nights.
A wonderful capital city in north-east Mahé, Victoria is home to the marvellous Botanical Gardens and Beau Vallon beach. Depart in the evening and get some rest in your luxury stateroom.
Discover a diverse underwater ecosystem while scuba diving or snorkelling in the idyllic Curieuse waters. The island is renowned for the hundreds of Aldabra giant tortoises which populate the area.
Explore wild cliffs and white sandy beaches around Aride. During your visit, you can spot a refuge of impressive seabirds, like the Seychelles magpie-robin, and scaly reptiles, such as Wright’s skink.
La Digue takes the Seychelles’ enchanting beauty and condenses it into one gorgeous island. Expect turquoise waters, lush vegetation, incredible wildlife and beaches fringed with coconut trees.
Walk amid lush vegetation, spot flocks of delightful birds and snorkel with an array of colourful fish in the shimmering blue waters of Rémire. It’s a captivating island prized for its unique biodiversity.
Stroll along sun-drenched beaches and snorkel among fragile coral reefs on the Saint François Atoll. Here, the population is composed of myriad birds on land and sea turtles and fish in the waters.
Farquhar Atoll is famous for its 10m high sand dunes and deep lagoon in its infinite shades of blue and green. Observe hundreds of crabs and thousands of sooty terns and black-naped terns.
Fall under the spell of pristine landscapes where nature reigns supreme at Diego Suarez. The nature sanctuary is home to one of the world’s smallest chameleons and a range of excellent hiking trails.
Snorkel among 280 unique marine species in the surrounding waters of Nosy Hara. Off the northwest coast of Madagascar, this protected island boasts exceptional biodiversity all around.
Nosy Komba is a magnificent volcanic island shaped like a gigantic turtle shell. Also known as the ‘lemur island’, this area harbours the amusing black lemurs, who frolic in the trees high above.
Encounter an array of natural diversity, with everything from crystal-clear lagoons to towering hills at Nosy Tanikely. The scenic hike to the old lighthouse at the island’s summit is simply breathtaking.
Disembark Le Dumont-d'Urville at Nosy Be for your charter flight to Mauritius.
Arrive in Mauritius and take a private transfer to LUX* Belle Mare for a fabulous three-night post-cruise stay in a luxury Junior Suite. During your visit, enjoy the stunning sea view from your room.
Spend the final few hours in this picture-perfect paradise before leaving LUX* Belle Mare and taking a private transfer to the airport for your overnight flight back to the UK.

Ellie

Travel Specialist

These voyages are a small taste of what we offer. Contact our Cruise Specialists for bespoke suggestions and post-cruise options

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16 nights

24 November - 11 December 2024

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