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Zanzibar, Aldabra & the treasures of the Indian Ocean on Le Champlain

Zanzibar Aldabra the treasures of the Indian Ocean

Embark with PONANT aboard Le Champlain for a 13-day expedition cruise in the Indian Ocean. A chance to discover stunning natural environments, exceptional wildlife, and UNESCO World Heritage sites loaded with history. 

From Zanzibar, a city with superb UNESCO-listed buildings, blending African, Arab, Indian and European influences over more than a millennium, you will first reach Pemba Island and its clove plantations and fantastic scuba diving.

After visiting of the coral island of Misali, your next port of call will be an opportunity to discover the ruins of the 13th-century Swahili trading post of Kilwa Kisiwani.

You will reach stunning Assumption Island before setting sail for the Aldabra Atoll, a pristine sanctuary listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Further on, the small island of Astove will provide an opportunity for snorkelling and diving in search of underwater life shimmering with colours.

Before disembarking in Victoria on the island of Mahé, a veritable picture-postcard awaits you in La Digue: palm trees, granite rocks, white sand and crystal-clear waters.

The encounters with the wildlife described above illustrate possible experiences only and cannot be guaranteed.

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Feb 07, 2024 through
Feb 19, 2024
Feb 3, 2024 7:00 PM
12 Nights from
$7,030.00 (USD)
Per Person
+ $670.00 taxes/fees
Deluxe Stateroom Cat.DEL
7651626
Mar 02, 2024 through
Mar 14, 2024
Feb 27, 2024 7:00 PM
12 Nights from
$7,030.00 (USD)
Per Person
+ $670.00 taxes/fees
Deluxe Stateroom Cat.DEL
7651627
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Itinerary

Day Port Arrive Depart
1 Zanzibar 11:59 PM
2 Zanzibar
3 Pemba Island
4 Misali Island
5 Kilwa Kisiwani
6 At Sea
7 Assumption Island
8 Aldabra Atoll
9 Aldabra Atoll
10 Astove Island
11 At Sea
12 La Digue Island
13 Victoria, Mahé
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.