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Flights to Seychelles

A Trip to Seychelles

Seychelles is straight out of a lecture on ‘meditation.’ Yes, the ones that ask you to close your eyes and imagine a world where tranquillity surrounds you. Seychelles has become one of the most popular honeymoon destinations for couples in recent times.

Carriers flying from India to Seychelles are Air Seychelles. Other airlines flying to Seychelles are Emirates, Qatar Airways, Air France, Jet Airways, Mihin Lanka, Kenya Airways, Etihad Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Air Austral, Sri Lankan Airlines, Turkish Airlines.

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Which city is cheap to fly in Seychelles?

To find the cheapest cities to travel to in Seychelles, check the countries section and select your preferred country. The page you will be redirected to, will have a brief description about the country, its cities and their air fares.

Domestic travel between cities

There are flights at intervals of 15 to 20 minutes between the two main island cities of Seychelles. The presence of nearby water bodies has made water transportation important in the country. You can always make an online booking for ferries and get around the beautiful country of Seychelles. Rent a car and make your local and intercity movements convenient.

Things to do in Seychelles

There are three main islands in Seychelles, namely Mahe, Praslin and La Digue. These islands are inexpensive and easy to get in. The foremost is Mahe, which is the largest and home to Seychelles’ capital, Victoria. Offering activities like trail-walking, snorkelling and swimming, this place will truly mesmerize you. The forests here house rare endemic plants found only in Seychelles. Jellyfish tree, pitcher plant and unique orchids are some examples.

The second largest and most visited island of this country is Praslin. In comparison to Mahe it is quiet and scenic. Get lured by the stretches of sand, such as the sheltered cove of Anse Lazio. This island is also home to the Vallée de Mai nature reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is famous for wild coco de mer – the world’s largest coconut.

Although small in comparison to Mahe and Praslin, La Digue is no less in what it has to offer to its visitors.  Serving as the classic escape, this place is one of the most spectacular regions. The lagoon of Anse Source d’Argent and the isolated coves of Grand and Petite Anse are fine examples of Seychelles’ beauty.

Before you fly to Seychelles

Visa for Indians flying to Seychelles

Seychelles, being a visa-free country, Indian nationals only require a passport to visit the place. The validity must at least cover your duration of stay in the Seychelles. On arrival in Seychelles, foreigners are issued a visitor’s permit, provided one possesses all the required documents.

Best time to visit Seychelles

The best time to visit Seychelles is during the months of March to April and October to November, when the weather transits from hot and humid to cool and soothing.

Time and weather difference between India and Seychelles

India is 1 hour 30 minutes ahead of Seychelles. Situated at the coast, Seychelles has a humid climate during most times of the year. The rainy season brings about cool winds and heavy rainfall, making Seychelles pleasant and enjoyable to visit.

Currency and exchange rates between India and Seychelles

1 INR is equal to 0.20 Seychellois Rupees. Credit cards are the best option for making payments in Seychelles.

Culture and important information to know before you fly to Seychelles

With the settlement of merchants from India and China, the culture of Seychelles is greatly influenced by these communities. Unlike any other place in the world, the social order in Seychelles is determined by the skin colour of the people. Most people in the country are Roman Catholics. Seychelles does not have any strict customs to follow. Hence, most people follow all norms and customs related to Christianity.

When in Seychelles, make sure you follow these points:

  • Do not carry too much cash and important documents in person, except when necessary.
  • Exchange your currency only from licenced outlets, else it can cost you heavy commission.
  • Make sure you stay at licenced and safe accommodations.

NOTE: All the information mentioned above is correct as of 16th September 2016.

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