Paradise Islands of the Indian Ocean

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Your unforgettable voyage sets sail from the Seychelles’ largest city, Port Victoria. Explore Cosmoledo Atoll’s pristine sand flats and discover Aldabra - the world’s largest colonies of giant tortoises. Then head to Tanzania and Kenya, known for their captivating architecture, aromatic spices, and turquoise waters teeming with colorful fish. Your journey ends in Mombasa, leaving you with memories you’re sure never to forget.

Trip Highlights

Swim among exotic marine life alongside pristine palm-fringed beaches with white sand
Visit the world’s largest tortoise colony with more than 100,000 giant tortoises
Take in the aromas of Zanzibar’s market stalls heaped with locally grown spices like nutmeg and cinnamon
Hike through biodiverse forests in Tanzania, keeping a lookout for the Pemba flying fox
Learn about Swahili culture in the Swahili settlement of Lamu in Kenya

Itinerary

Victoria, Mahe Island
Day 1
Victoria, the capital of Seychelles, is a vibrant city on Mahé Island's northeastern side, blending diverse cultures and traditions. Attractions include the bustling stalls of Victoria Market, the Hindu shrine of Arul Mihu Navasakthi Vinayagar Temple and the colourful "Jivan Imports" store. The Victoria Botanical Garden features Aldabra giant tortoises and 200 plant species, including unique trees like the coco-de-mer.
Day at sea
Day 2
Sea days are rarely dull. Take the time to sit back and let the world go by. The ship’s observation decks provide stunning views of the passing ocean. A day at sea gives you the opportunity to mingle with other passengers and share your experiences of this incredible trip or head to our library which is stocked full of reference books. Get an expert’s view in one of our on-board lectures or perhaps perfect your photography skills with invaluable advice from our onboard professional photographers.
Farquhar Atoll
Day 3
Farquhar Atoll, Seychelles' largest true atoll, consists of ten islands, with Ile du Nord and Ile du Sud making up 97 percent of the landmass. Nearby, Déposés, Ile du Milieu, Lapins, Banc du Sables and Goëlettes islands complete the atoll. Banc Fantala appeared in 2016 after Cyclone Fantala. The atoll is renowned for sooty and black-naped tern colonies, as well as significant sea turtle breeding.
Cosmoledo Atoll
Day 4
Cosmoledo Atoll in the Seychelles comprises islands known for white sand flats, lagoon edges and channels, home to fish like bonefish, milkfish, permit, triggerfish, trevally and more. Hawksbill and green turtles nest on beaches. An important bird area, Cosmoledo has the Seychelles' largest colonies of all three booby species, including the last brown booby population, plus many terns, frigatebirds and other endemic birds.
Aldabra Atoll
Day 5-6
Aldabra, a massive raised coral atoll consisting of 13 islands encircling a lagoon, is home to the world's largest colony of 100,000 giant tortoises. The isolated archipelago features a protected landscape with hundreds of flowering plant and fern species. Endemic Aldabra drongos and pink flamingos are often seen. The white-throated rail, the last remaining flightless bird in the Indian Ocean, scours this unique habitat.
Assumption Island
Day 6
The kidney-shaped Assumption Island, a part of the Aldabra Group located over 1,000 km southwest of Mahé, is renowned for its diverse butterfly species, such as the belenois aldabrensis. The island is also home to giant tortoises, Assumption day geckos, and hosts nesting sea turtles near the shoreline. A tranquil white-sand beach stretches for miles alongside brilliantly turquoise water on the west coast.
Day at sea
Day 7
Spend your day at sea enjoying your boutique 5-star ship. Treat yourself to a spa day, attend an expert-led onboard lecture or enjoy the ocean views from the deck or the comfort of our Observation Lounge.
Zanzibar
Day 8
Cosmopolitan Zanzibar Island, or Unguja, known as the Spice Island, features Zanzibar City's UNESCO-listed Stone Town(Mji Mkongwe)—a lively warren of narrow streets with 18th- and 19th-century buildings. Highlights include the Old Fort, the House of Wonders, and a spice market with stalls heaped with locally grown spices like nutmeg and cinnamon. Nearby, Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park is home to the red colobus monkey, unique to Zanzibar.
Pemba Island
Day 9
Cloaked in lush vegetation, hilly Pemba Island is famed for its clove farms, peaceful islets and white-sand beaches. The island’s biodiverse forests are a haven for grazing blue duiker (small antelope) and the Pemba flying fox, identifiable by its distinctive rusty-red fur and enormous wingspan stretching over five feet. Offshore, vibrantly coloured coral teems with marine life including green turtles, whitetip reef sharks and nudibranchs.
Lamu
Day 10
A Swahili settlement and former trading hub dating back 700 years, Lamu is a storied seafront town on Lamu Island. Clusters of ornate, well-preserved buildings built from coral stone and mangrove timber fill its maze of narrow streets. Tiny alleyways reveal intricately carved wooden doors, arcaded facades and hidden courtyards. The fort and museum are fantastic places to learn about Swahili culture. Dhow cruises visit neighbouring Manda island.
Mombasa
Day 11
A dynamic coastal metropolis, Mombasa's rich history comes from a beguiling blend of cultures. Over centuries, Arabs, Portuguese, Asians, and British settlers coexisted in the old town, blending African, European, and Asian architectural styles. Perched above the sea, Fort Jesus was built by the Portuguese in the 1590s to protect the city, while the bustling spice market is packed with fragrant stalls selling pepper, ginger and cardamom.
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Oceanview D4

20 m2
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Oceanview Staterooms measure 20m2 (215ft2) and can accommodate two guests. They feature two single beds or a double bed, a bedroom with living room area, and a luxurious bathroom.

Oceanview M4

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Oceanview Staterooms measure 20m2 (215ft2) and can accommodate two guests. They feature two single beds or a double bed, a bedroom with living room area, and a luxurious bathroom.

Balcony D5

25 m2
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Balcony Staterooms measure 25m2 (269ft2) – including a 5m2 (54ft2) private balcony – and can accommodate two or three guests. They feature two single beds or a double bed, bedroom with living room area, and a luxurious bathroom.

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25 m2
3
Balcony Staterooms measure 25m2 (269ft2) – including a 5m2 (54ft2) private balcony – and can accommodate two or three guests. They feature two single beds or a double bed, bedroom with living room area, and a luxurious bathroom.

Balcony D6

25 m2
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Balcony Staterooms measure 25m2 (269ft2) – including a 5m2 (54ft2) private balcony – and can accommodate two or three guests. They feature two single beds or a double bed, bedroom with living room area, and a luxurious bathroom.

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32 m2
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Junior Suites measure 32-36m2 (344-388ft2) – including a 6m2 (65ft2) private balcony – and can accommodate two guests. They feature a king size bed, have a separate living room area, and luxurious en-suite bathroom.

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41 m2
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Suites measure 41m2 (441ft2) – including a 5m2 (54ft2) private balcony – and can accommodate two or three guests. They feature a king size bed, and have a separate living room, with a flame-effect fireplace. There’s also a luxurious ensuite bathroom with separate bath tub and a walk-in shower.

Premium Suite

41 m2
4
Premium Suites measure 41m2 (441ft2) – including 8m2 (86ft2) private balcony – and can accommodate two guests. They feature a king size bed, separate living room, and flame-effect fireplace. There’s also a luxurious ensuite bathroom – with separate bath tub and shower – and a walk-in wardrobe.

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Oceanview D4

20 m2
2
Oceanview Staterooms measure 20m2 (215ft2) and can accommo...
Adult Fare
3rd or 4th Guest
Single
$ 10,290
Double
$ 5,880

Adult Fare

Single

$ 10,290

Double

$ 5,880

Oceanview M4

20 m2
2
Oceanview Staterooms measure 20m2 (215ft2) and can accommo...
Adult Fare
3rd or 4th Guest
Single
$ 10,990
Double
$ 6,280

Adult Fare

Single

$ 10,990

Double

$ 6,280

Deck  5

Balcony D5

25 m2
2
Balcony Staterooms measure 25m2 (269ft2) – including a 5m<...
Adult Fare
3rd or 4th Guest
Single
$ 13,615
Double
$ 7,780

Adult Fare

Single

$ 13,615

Double

$ 7,780

Balcony M5

25 m2
3
Balcony Staterooms measure 25m2 (269ft2) – including a 5m<...
Adult Fare
3rd or 4th Guest
Single
$ 14,140
Double
$ 8,080
Triple
$ 4,040

Adult Fare

Single

$ 14,140

Double

$ 8,080

Junior Suite

32 m2
4
Junior Suites measure 32-36m2 (344-388ft2) – including a 6...
Adult Fare
3rd or 4th Guest
Single
$ 21,760
Double
$ 10,880
Triple
$ 5,440
Quad
$ 5,440

Adult Fare

Single

$ 21,760

Double

$ 10,880

Suite

41 m2
4
Suites measure 41m2 (441ft2) – including a 5m2 ...
Adult Fare
3rd or 4th Guest
Single
$ 22,760
Double
$ 11,380
Triple
$ 5,690
Quad
$ 5,690

Adult Fare

Single

$ 22,760

Double

$ 11,380

Deck  6

Balcony D6

25 m2
2
Balcony Staterooms measure 25m2 (269ft2) – including a 5m<...
Adult Fare
3rd or 4th Guest
Single
$ 15,015
Double
$ 8,580

Adult Fare

Single

$ 15,015

Double

$ 8,580

Junior Suite

32 m2
4
Junior Suites measure 32-36m2 (344-388ft2) – including a 6...
Adult Fare
3rd or 4th Guest
Single
$ 21,760
Double
$ 10,880
Triple
$ 5,440
Quad
$ 5,440

Adult Fare

Single

$ 21,760

Double

$ 10,880

Suite

41 m2
4
Suites measure 41m2 (441ft2) – including a 5m2 ...
Adult Fare
3rd or 4th Guest
Single
$ 22,760
Double
$ 11,380
Triple
$ 5,690
Quad
$ 5,690

Adult Fare

Single

$ 22,760

Double

$ 11,380

Premium Suite

41 m2
4
Premium Suites measure 41m2 (441ft2) – including 8m2<...
Adult Fare
3rd or 4th Guest
Single
$ 24,960
Double
$ 12,480
Triple
$ 6,240
Quad
$ 6,240

Adult Fare

Single

$ 24,960

Double

$ 12,480

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