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Embark on an unforgettable journey cruising through the enchanting landscapes of the Indian Ocean islands. Your 13-day adventure starts in Zanzibar, with its intriguing blend of cultures and historical charm, before traversing azure waters dotted with idyllic islands. Pristine beaches and marvellous marine life set the stage for unforgettable experiences at sea before arriving at your final destination - the picture-postcard archipelago of the Seychelles. Relax on PONANT’s state-of-the-art small ship, promising an intimate and immersive experience for its 184 guests, with an eco-friendly design, open-air communal spaces and a unique underwater lounge.

This itinerary is simply a snapshot of what we can offer, and ports/excursions are subject to change, so contact our Luxury Cruise Travel Specialists to make the most of their expertise and the latest offers.

Day 1 Welcome to Zanzibar, Tanzania

Day 1Welcome to Zanzibar, Tanzania

Fly to Zanzibar and check into beachfront oasis The Residence Zanzibar. A member of 'The Leading Hotels of the World', you can expect a sophisticated ambience and first-class service.

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Day 2 Embark on Le Dumont-D'Urville, Zanzibar

Day 2Embark on Le Dumont-D'Urville, Zanzibar

Embark on PONANT's state-of-the-art small ship with its elegant accommodations and sophisticated communal spaces in Zanzibar and set sail this evening.  

Day 3 to 4 Day 3 Misali and Pemba Island

Day 3 to 4Day 3 Misali and Pemba Island

Stop at the protected conservation area of Misali Island before continuing to the second-largest island in the Zanzibar Archipelago, beautiful Pemba Island.

Day 5 Kilwa Kisiwani

Day 5Kilwa Kisiwani

Visit the island of Kilwa Kisiwani, a UNESCO World Heritage Site described by the Moroccan explorer Ibn Battouta as “one of the most beautiful cities in the world.”

Day 6 At Sea

Day 7 Assumption Island

Day 7Assumption Island

Situated in the south-west of the Seychelles, this island's beaches are a major egg-laying and breeding site for sea turtles, while the surrounding waters promise fantastic scuba-diving.

Day 8 Aldabra Atoll

Day 8Aldabra Atoll

Marvel at the untouched sanctuary of the Aldabra Atoll, home to a large population of sea turtles in its emerald-green waters.

Day 9 Astove Island

Day 9Astove Island

Closer to Madagascar than to Victoria, Astove is the southernmost island in the Seychelles. A fascinating underwater world awaits with corals teeming with fish and turtles. It is also a top destination for fishing.

Day 10 At Sea

Day 11 St. François Atoll

Day 11St. François Atoll

Discover the tropical paradise of the St. François Atoll. Boasting fantastic hiking and snorkelling, this coral atoll is spectacular.

Day 12 to 13 La Digue Island and Victoria, Mahé

Day 12 to 13La Digue Island and Victoria, Mahé

Picture-postcard scenery awaits at La Digue Island before arriving in Victoria, the capital of the Seychelles. Here stunning beaches sit side-by-side fine colonial properties and Creole houses. Disembark your cruise in the morning of day 13. 

Day 14 to 15 Four Seasons Resort Seychelles

Day 14 to 15Four Seasons Resort Seychelles

Spend a night at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, a luxury oasis nestled next to one of the top ten beaches in the world. On day 15, it's time to head to the airport to fly back home. 

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