Embark with PONANT aboard Le Bellot for a brand-new 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 then sail towards the Seychelles and the stunning Assumption Island before exploring Cosmoledo Atoll, also known as the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean. It will offer you exceptional dives in its aquarium-like lagoon.
The small islands Alphonse and Astove will be an opportunity to snorkel and dive among brightly-coloured sea life.
After a stop on the island of Desroches, you will reach La Digue, where a veritable picture-postcard of the Seychelles awaits you: palm trees, granite rocks, white sand and crystal-clear waters
Your cruise will end in Victoria, on Mahé island.
The encounters with the wildlife described above illustrate possible experiences only and cannot be guaranteed.