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Seychelles Birding Experience

4 Jan 2020

11 Days / 10 Nights

 

A tour planned for visitors to experience the stunning natural beauty of Seychelleswith its tropical forests and dramatic palm fringed beaches,

scattered with giant boulders.Take the time to relax and absorb these stunning surroundings, experiencethis unique tropical paradise, its gardens,

the fragrances and especially with its special wildlife and amazing birdlife, 275  recorded species to be precise, (13 ofwhich are endemics),

and use this opportunity to take some breathtaking photographs and have a birding of a lifetime experience.

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Itinerary in detail

 

Day 1: Arrival in Mahe (-/ -/ D)

Settle in and local viewing. Discuss the planned activities, bird and photographic opportunities.  Possible visit to La Misere Exotics Garden Centre

 

Day 2: Mahe (B/ L/ D)

Start the morning at Beau Vallon beach. Activities will be swimming,birding and taking in this amazing seascape. The afternoon will be spent at Seychelles botanical garden ending on the beach for sunset photography

 

Day 3: Mahe (B/ L/ D)

Early start capture the beach sunrise and explore nearby forests & Morne Seychellos National Park.

After lunch visit Du Roi spice gardens and end the day with the beach sunset

 

Day 4: Mahe - Praslin (B/ L/ -)

Early birding then fly to Praslin and settle in.

After lunch visit Anse Lazio D Argent beach for an afternoon of photography, birding, swimming and snorkling

Day 5: Praslin (B/ L/ -)

Early start Visit Cousin Island

 

Day 6: Parslin (B/ L/ -)

Early start visit the well known Coco de mer palms and Valle de Mai National Park especially for the Black Parrot

 

Day 7: Praslin – La Dique (B/ L/ -)

Arrive and settle in.  Explore immediate area

After luch explore the Anse Source de Argent beach for swimming,snorkling, photographic opportunities especially at sunset

 

Day 8: La Dique (B/ L/ -)

 

Early start to capture the sunrise.

Search for the La Dique special the Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher in Veuve Nature reserve

After lunch visit L’Union Estate Farm and end day at AnseSevere beach for sunset

Day 9: La Dique (B/ L/ -)

Visit Anse Gaulettes for photographic opportunities and to explore the area

After lunch re visit some of the above areas for follow up birding and photographic opportunities.

 

Day 10: La Dique – Mahe (B/ -/ -)

Arrive back in Mahe and explore Victoria town

 

Day 11: End of Tour

Explore the hotel surrounds for the last bit of birding before heading home

 

What you are taking away:

The outcomes of a Side Street Explorer experience will  be a heightened awareness of nature and “being one” with the surroundings you are visiting,  a start to a life time passion for birding and nature photography , an appreciation and respect of our world and  make it a better place for all life in it. Participating in the Side Street Explorer experience will enable you to  “capture” this experience for posterity and open your mind to experience what a wonderful world we really live in

Maximum of 8 couples never more

 

From R31 130.00

From $2 100, 00

Price is Per Person Sharing 

Hotel List

Category: Standard 3*

Mahe Coco Dór

http://cocodor.sc/

Praslin Berjaya Hotel

https://www.berjayahotel.com/praslin

La Digue Hotel Le Ocean

https://www.hotellocean.sc

Tour Price Includes

- Accommodation in twin/double room with daily breakfast at the below indicated room types (see hotel category list below) (check in and check out around noontime)

- All transfers and transportation with air-con vehicles (types of vehicles depending on the number of pax)

o   1-2 pax: car of 7 seats

o   3-6 pax: car of 16 seats

- Local ENGLISH speaking guides (one guide in Vietnam; one guide in Cambodia) with medical kits

- One local person to assist beside the local tour leader on days of cycling for group of 8 pax up

- Mechanic services

- All entrance fees as program

- Meals (B/L/D) (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) as indicated in the program

- 02 bottles of mineral water per person per day on bus on days of transfer and sightseeing only

- Government tax and service charge

- Added value from 08 Paying Pax up: 1 Tour Leader Free Of Charge based on twin-sharing room (exclusive of airfares and other surcharges)

Tour Price Excludes

- Travel insurance (compulsory)

- Bike helmet (compulsory)

- Airfares (international and domestic)

- Meals (other than mentioned in the program)

- Drinks

- Early check in or late check out

- Visas

- Tips

- Additional transfer required due to any emergency situation

- Mineral water beyond that supplied

- Insurances

- Optional excursions and activities

- Items of a personal nature (Phone calls, laundry, beverages…)

- Peak season surcharges if any

- All not mentioned above