Vallee de Mai & Anse Lazio Bus Tour - from La Digue

Discover Vallée de Mai and Anse Lazio

Take a guided tour of Vallée de Mai, indulge in a delectable lunch, and unwind at Anse Lazio Beach!

This tour operates weekly on Mondays and Thursdays from La Digue.

Staying on Mahe? The tour is available only on Mondays and can be booked here.
Staying on Praslin? The tour is available on Mondays and Tuesdays and can be booked here.

Included in this adventure
  • Roundtrip ferry tickets between La Digue and Praslin
  • Entrance fee to Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
  • Guided tour 
  • Creole lunch

What to bring: Light/comfortable clothes, comfortable walking shoes, swimwear, hat, sunscreen, beach towel, mosquito repellent, sunglasses, camera, cash or credit card for beverages, snorkelling equipment, and a bottle of water.

Trip Details

Your day begins with a visit to the Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Led by an expert guide, you'll wander through lush tropical forests, encounter local wildlife, witness the famed Coco de Mer, and soak in the natural beauty of this pristine sanctuary.

After this enchanting experience, relish a delightful Creole lunch at a local restaurant.
Following lunch, we'll lead you along Praslin's breathtaking coastline to the renowned Anse Lazio Beach, celebrated as one of the world's finest. Here, you'll have the chance to swim and snorkel amidst colourful marine life.
The tour ends back at Baie Ste. Anne where you will board the ferry back to La Digue.
Don't miss this opportunity to explore two of Praslin's top attractions in just one incredible day!
For the full itinerary, take a look at the tab 'Itinerary'.
Please feel free to contact us if anything remains unclear, and we'd be more than happy to help you out.

Itinerary (all timings are approximate)

07:30 – Ferry from La Digue to Praslin 
09:30 – Guided tour of Vallée de Mai
11:15 – Depart Vallée de Mai to a local restaurant
12:00 – Creole Lunch at a local restaurant
13:00 – Transfer from the restaurant to Anse Lazio
13:30 – Arrival at Anse Lazio beach, for relaxing and swimming and snorkelling
15:00 – Transfer from Anse Lazio beach to Praslin jetty
16:30 -  Ferry from praslin to La Digue


  • All rates are quoted in Euro and subject to change due to government regulations or other factors beyond the control of the operator
  • All excursions are subject to weather conditions. In the event of cancellation, the tour operator shall reschedule the tour, offer an alternative excursion of similar value, or issue a full refund
  • Minimum participants required:10
    Should the number not be reached, you will be notified before the tour by a CTS representative
  • Applicable entrance and/or landing fees are included
  • Child rate is applicable to children between 2-11 years old
  • Children under 2 years, are considered Infants and are free of charge
  • Children and infants are required to travel with at least one adult

Changes & Cancellations 

  • Date changes are possible up to 48 hours before departure, subject to availability
  • Cancellations made more than 48 hours before departure will be eligible for a full refund, minus any charges applied to make the refund (see our Terms and Conditions for cancellation charges)
  • For any cancellations made less than 48 hours before departure, there will be no refund (100% charge will apply)


Location: Praslin
Duration: 8 Hours
Categories: Tours and Day Trips

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