Seychelles Tourism & Travel Guide

An archipelago of 115 islands sprinkled in the Indian Ocean, Seychelles is a secluded tropical getaway, located off the east coast of Africa. Experiences on the Seychelles island range from walking on the soft white-sand beaches, snorkelling or scuba-diving to meet the marine life that thrives in the clear, crystalline waters, explore the national parks and bird reserves, spot whale sharks or just spend time sampling the flavourful cuisine, which is heavy on coconut, seafood and curry. This heaven on earth is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but it comes at a heavy cost. You can’t expect to have a budget trip on Seychelles island. While you could find a few Airbnbs and family-run guesthouses, eating and tourism in Seychelles is still quite heavy on the pocket. But if you can afford it, then this paradise will be available to you in perfect form – pristine and isolated.
Best time to visit

Peak season to visit Seychelles is from December to March and July to August, when the weather is cool and dry.         

 

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Budget

For Budget Travellers: INR 2500-3700 a day

For Mid-range Travellers: INR 4500-5400 a day

For Luxury Travellers: INR 9,000 and upwards

 

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Visa Info

All foreigners are offered a visa on arrival while visiting Seychelles. This is granted without any charge and is valid for three months.

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Trips and Itineraries for Seychelles

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Best Time to Visit Seychelles

Peak season to visit Seychelles is from December to March and July to August, when the weather is cool and dry.         

 

Shoulder Season: Fewer tourists visit Seychelles in April, May, October and November, and the islands are calm. This is a good time to scuba dive or drive around in a boat.

 

Off-season: June and September is when the Seychelles is practically free of tourists, so you can score some deals at hotels.    


Budget for Seychelles

For Budget Travellers: INR 2500-3700 a day

  • Accommodation in Airbnbs and cheap hotels: INR 2832-4248
  • Fast food at small restaurants: INR 566-785
  • Bike rental: INR 660-1982

For Mid-range Travellers: INR 4500-5400 a day

  • Accommodation in mid-range hotels: INR 6137-7200
  • Food in mid-range cafes and restaurants: INR 2475-3470
  • Bike rental: INR 660-1982

For Luxury Travellers: INR 9,000 and upwards

  • Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels: INR 11,000 and upwards
  • Food in upscale restaurants and bars: INR 2,500 and upwards
  • Car rental: INR 4,800 and upwards

Visa Information for Seychelles

All foreigners are offered a visa on arrival while visiting Seychelles. This is granted without any charge and is valid for three months. To secure this permit, you should have a valid passport, proof of accommodation in Seychelles, a return ticket and sufficient funds in your bank account. If needed, you can get an extension on the three-month visa, not exceeding 12 months, for a fee.

 



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