Walks and Trails

Anse Major

Anse Major

Mahé

This relatively easy trail winds its way along the rocky northwestern coastline of Mahé, leading to the small secluded beach of Anse Major.

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Cassedent

Cassedent

Mahé

Cassedent is a relatively long walk of continuous ascends and descends through fascinating communities of screw pines, a palm marsh and endemic trees, with a natural wate...

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Copolia

Copolia

Mahé

This trail spills out onto the wide expanse of a granite mountaintop with 360 degree views, and provides easy access to the unique flora found in the intermediate altitud...

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Dans Gallas

Dans Gallas

Mahé

This trail opens up a number of different panoramic views along the route, including a stunning vista at the top that encapsulates Beau Vallon Bay, all of North Mahé, an...

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Glacis La Reserve

Glacis La Reserve

Mahé

The Glacis La Reserve trail winds through one of the most impressive palm forests on Mahé against a backdrop of granite cliffs and boulders, with three superb viewpoints...

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Glacis Noire

Glacis Noire

Praslin Island

This trail leads to a fire tower built on a hilltop overlooking the East coast of Praslin, with a fine view of La Digue and surrounding smaller islands. It is one of the...

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Glacis Trois Frères

Glacis Trois Frères

Mahé

With an altitude of 300 metres, the Glacis Trois Frères trail offers a magnificent view of Victoria, the Ste Anne Marine Park and other easterly islands in the archipela...

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Mare aux Cochons

Mare aux Cochons

Mahé

Deep in the Morne Seychellois National Park, this is a series of interlinked trails with the upland valley of Mare aux Cochons as the focus, allowing hikers to customize ...

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Mission Lodge

Mission Lodge

Mahé

The Mission Lodge is perhaps the most famous vantage point in all of Seychelles, offering spectacular sea and mountain views looking southward across Mahé, from th...

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Morne Blanc

Morne Blanc

Mahé

This trail is a continuous uphill climb from an already high-altitude starting point in the Morne Seychellois National Park, through mist forests and to the top of the mo...

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Salazie

Salazie

Mahé

The first part of this trail is easy as it follows a road through cultivated mahogany forest and tea plantations. The last part of the trail is more challenging, passing ...

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Vacoa Nature Trail

Vacoa Nature Trail

Mahé

This short, circular trail traces a path up and around the Dauban River, from its network of mangroves to the forest further inland, which is dominated by Pandanus – of...

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Vallée de Mai (a UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Vallée de Mai (a UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Praslin Island

The legendary Vallée de Mai is one of two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Seychelles, and was once believed to be the original Garden of Eden. This hauntingly beautiful p...

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