EXPEDITION CRUISE

Treasures of Seychelles (13 Days)

Cruise Line: PONANT Yacht Cruises & Expeditions
Mahé, Seychelles to Mahé, Seychelles
Dates: 29 Nov 2018 - 11 Dec 2018

Track this Sailing

Please enter between 3 and 50 characters
DAY
PORT
ARRIVE DEPART
DAY 1
29 Nov 2018
Mahé, Seychelles
6:00 PM
DAY 2
30 Nov 2018
Aride Island, Seychelles
DAY 3
01 Dec 2018
Praslin, Seychelles
7:00 AM 12:45 PM
Curieuse, Seychelles
DAY 4
02 Dec 2018
Poivre Islands, Seychelles
DAY 5
03 Dec 2018
Alphonse Island, Seychelles
DAY 6
04 Dec 2018
Day-at-Sea
DAY 7
05 Dec 2018
Aldabra Island, Seychelles
DAY 8
06 Dec 2018
Aldabra Island, Seychelles

Located in the very heart of this faraway archipelago, the Aldabra Atoll is considered to be one of the last virtually untouched sanctuaries on earth, where a large population of sea turtles has found refuge. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this vast tract of land is formed by four small coral reef islands separated by narrow passes and containing an emerald-water lagoon lined with mangrove and fine-sand beaches. As your ship slowly nears the clear, reflective waters along its shoreline, do not miss your chance to discover this natural wonder, which is considered to be the largest atoll in the world and once fired the imagination of many an explorer.

DAY 9
07 Dec 2018
Astove, Seychelles
DAY 10
08 Dec 2018
Day-at-Sea
DAY 11
09 Dec 2018
Desroches Island, Seychelles
DAY 12
10 Dec 2018
La Digue, Seychelles
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
Mahé, Seychelles
9:30 PM

A sprinkling of islands scattered in the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles exude calm and beauty against a backdrop of leafy coconut trees, white sand and crystal-clear water. In addition to the tranquility of its green lagoons and its idyllic beaches, this remote paradise also boasts an exceptional fauna and flora. In the many parks and nature reserves, come and observe colourful birds, giant turtles, and the numerous marine species living in the turquoise waters. Before reaching the archipelago's capital, Mahé, your ship will introduce you to La Digue. Time stands still here on this small stretch of land protected from all motorised traffic, where the only mode of transport is the bicycle or the oxcart.

DAY 13
11 Dec 2018
Mahé, Seychelles
Treasures of Seychelles map

Virtuoso Voyages Benefits

ALL VIRTUOSO GUESTS RECEIVE:

$200 USD Shipboard Credit per Stateroom

VIRTUOSO EXCLUSIVE $200 Shipboard Credit per Stateroom

Not combinable with other shipboard credit offers

Restrictions may apply, please see Terms & Conditions for details.

About the Ship

Miscellaneous
Le Lapérouse

As the first ship in the new Explorer series, Le Lapérouse will embody the unique atmosphere that is Ponant's hallmark: a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy & comfort. She offers innovative and environmentally-friendly hardware and elegantly designed accommodations with 100% balcony.

What's Included

Included

  • Port Charges or Gratuities

  • Alcoholic Beverages

  • Shore Excursions- Expedition Cruising

  • All meals while on-board ship

  • 24-hour room service (special selection)

  • Evening entertainment and events

Not Included

  • WiFi, sundries, spa treatments, Premium Spirits, Shore Excursions- Traditional Cruising, Airfare, Transfers, Travel insurance, Medical services, consultations, and drug, prescriptions, Laundry Visa fees, if applicable

About Us

The world’s only French-flagged cruise line and top cruise line worldwide in polar expeditions, PONANT Yacht Cruises & Expeditions currently has four distinctive and intimate vessels, embodying the essence of a private luxury yacht: the three-masted LE PONANT, an elegant sailing yacht accommodating 64 guests and three luxury yachts of 264-guests LE BORÉAL, L’AUSTRAL and LE SOLÉAL. The luxury cruise line will launch its fifth ship in Spring 2015, LE LYRIAL. These luxurious ships sail to the unexplored corners of the world including the Poles, Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand on cruises ranging from three to 21 nights and including many ports and islands not accessible to large cruise ships. From Five Star Expeditions to themed cruises, the engaging itineraries offer a wealth of fascinating shore excursion programs to ensure that every voyage is a unique and exceptional experience. The latest eco-friendly technologies, attentive service, bilingual crew, luxurious staterooms and suites, an elegant, sophisticated cuisine and a chic, yet informal atmosphere offer a cruise experience unlike any other. In addition to the best available tours, our 1:2 staff to guest ratio also guarantees the best in personalized service. Explore your destinations at an unhurried pace and let the beauty that surrounds you, stir your senses. No matter where you wish to travel, our cruises will take you off the beaten path to a whole new world of adventure. Welcome aboard!

Insider Tip

PONANT is the only luxury cruise line to feature three brand new ships sailing to Antarctica and the Arctic each season with 46% market share, making us #1 in luxury expedition cruising.

Terms & Conditions

Click here to view the terms & conditions on our website

Not combinable with other shipboard credit offers. Valid on all sailings booked June 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.



The trademarks VIRTUOSO, the Globe Swirl Logo and SPECIALISTS IN THE ART OF TRAVEL are registered trademarks of Virtuoso, Ltd. Virtuoso, Ltd. has a U.S. copyright registration for the Globe Swirl Logo, ©2000. All rights reserved. Virtuoso CST#2069091-50. California CST# 2069091; TA# 808 - Registered Iowa Travel Agency; Washington UBI # 601 554 183. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.

Reviews and Recommendations for PONANT Yacht Cruises & Expeditions

Virtuoso Verified Traveler

All reviews are from confirmed guests sharing exclusive insights

Sort reviews by