Madagascar splendid east journey

7 Days | Antananarivo, Madagascar
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This itinerary of the East will make you discover the green part of Madagascar. In 7 days, you will be able to discover more than 13 species of lemurs, among them the most famous: TheIndri indri the largest lemur of the big island, tailless, differentiated by special cry, sheltered in the Analamazaotra national park; the nocturnal Aye-aye lemur in danger of extinction in the Palmarium reserve. This itinerary continues with a boat excursion along the Pangalanes Canal to Tamatave, the economic capital of Madagascar.

 

Highlights of this tour

v  Short but advantageous circuit showing the splendor of the East of Madagascar

v  Circuit that reveals all the beauty of Malagasy fauna and flora.

v  Encounter with different species of Lemurs endemic to the Island.

v  Visits of the various reserves and prestigious parks of the East (Analamazaotra Park, Palmarium Reserve, Vakona Reserve and Ivoloina Park).

v  Boat trip in the Pangalanes canal.

v  Discovery and beautiful walk in the city of Tamatave.

v  Discovery of the part of Antananarivo at the end of the trip.

 

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Welcome to Madagascar

DAY 2:Antananarivo - Andasibe

DAY 3:Andasibe

DAY 4:Andasibe - Ankanin'nofy

DAY 5: Ankanin'nynofy

DAY 6:Ankanin'nynofy - Tamatave

DAY 7:Tamatave - Antananarivo - Country of origin

Precise information for the Circuit

·         Possible tour duration of 7 days/6 nights

·         Departure from 02 persons

·         Accommodation in comfortable hotels,

·         4WD car with professional driver and English, French, English, Spanish and Italian speaking tour guide according to your choice.

·         Accessible all year round except during intense cyclone season

·         Walking tour in the villages to meet villagers,

·         Canoe trip, possibility to meet and exchange with fishermen.

·         Variation of transportation: Car, dugout, rickshaw

Circuit Category

ADVENTURE, DISCOVERY

Activities

-          Hiking in dugout canoe

-          Trekking on foot

-          Discovery of fauna and flora in national and private parks and reserves

-          Meeting and exchange with the local population.

Group size

Unlimited number but at least 2 people for a guaranteed departure, you just pay the extra indicated in the program.

Regions

Highlands, East

 

Day 1: Welcome to Madagascar!

Upon your arrival at Ivato airport in Antananarivo, our team will welcome you and present you your travel program, then give you your necessary documents. Transfer to your hotel where you will spend the night to rest well after the long journey.

·         Accommodation: Rova Hotel or similar

Day 2: From the capital to the exploration of the eastern rainforest

After breakfast at the hotel, departure for Andasibe towards the east of the island. The road goes up and down, some curves with very attractive landscapes, rice fields, eucalyptus forests, red earth slopes. In an hour's stop in Marozevo, visit of the peyreras reserve, a center for the preservation of reptile species, chameleons, frogs, crocodiles, lemurs, butterflies... The trip continues, lunch in Moramanga at the restaurant. Arrival at the end of the day in Andasibe, installation at the hotel and preparation of the night visit of about 2 hours to observe the microcebus lemur, having its bright eyes illuminated by a flashlight, micro chameleons, amphibians. Dinner and night at the hotel.

·         Duration: 5 h 30 min with visit

·         Distance: 145 km

·         Meals included: Breakfast

·         Accommodation: Feon'ny Ala hotel or similar

Day 3: Discovering the great lemurs of Madagascar

After breakfast at the hotel, departure to visit the rainforest: Analamazaotra National Park. It will make you discover animals and plants endemic of Madagascar.Of course, this site is home to 11 species of lemurs, diurnal and nocturnal, namely the tawny lemur (Eulemurfulvusfulvus), the red-bellied lemur (Eulemurrubriventer), the woolly avahi (Avahilaniger), the grey hapalemur (Hapalemurgriseus) and the vari lemur (Vareciavariegata), and several species of birds. The abundance of vegetation explains the greenery of the park, including pandanus, rosewood, tree ferns, lichens, epiphytic orchids and many medicinal plants. During the walk, we hear the voice of the big lemurs Indri Indri or "Babakoto", its weight reaches up to 25kg, it has no tail. The guide explains the life of the wild animals and makes it a pleasure to take pictures. After the visit, it is time for lunch then on the way to the private reserve of Vakôna or the lemur island to see the lemurs more closely, they jump on the shoulder, they are used to have contacts with people, indeed this reserve shelters 5 species of lemurs, hundreds of crocodiles, Fosa, chameleons... Dinner and night at the hotel.

·         Duration: about 3 hours of visit in the morning and about 2 hours in the afternoon.

·         Distance: about 20km

·         Meals included: Breakfast

·         Accommodation: Feon'ny Ala hotel or similar

Day 4: Travel to a beautiful site of Ankanin'ny Nofy

We will get up early in the morning to have breakfast because we are in a hurry to discover the other beauty of the country. The next destination is 3 hours from Andasibe, the village of Manambato located on the shores of Lake Rasoabe, then we cross by boat on part of the Pangalanes Canal to go to Ankanin'ny Nofy. Installation at the hotel and preparation of the activities on the site such as the night visit. Dinner and night at the hotel.

·         Duration: 3h en route plus 1h30 for the boat crossing.

·         Distance: 134km by road + ...km by boat

·         Meals included: Breakfast

·         Accommodation: Palmarium Hotel or similar

Day 5: Visit of the Palmarium reserve to see various species of lemurs which are endemic to the island.

Several activities are proposed at your choice, on foot or by boat. The highlight of this site is the guided tour in the private reserve of Palmarium which shelters various species of lemurs and the beautiful endemic flora. Crossing the lake by boat to visit the village of the Betsimisaraka tribe on the shore. A proposal of night visit on the island of the cockerel, moving by barge to see the Aye-Aye in freedom and protected. Dinner and night at the hotel.

·         Meals included: Breakfast

·         Accommodation: Palmarium Hotel or similar

Day 6: Boat trip down the Canal des Pangalanes then walk in the city of Tamatave.

After breakfast, transfer by boat to Tamatave, 2 hours on the Canal des Pangalanes, as soon as you arrive at the right port, you go directly to the hotel to settle down. Then, departure to visit the Ivoloina park and free lunch. In the afternoon,there will be a city tour of Tamatave. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

·         Duration: 2 h boat trip + 2 h visit of Ivoloina Park + 3 h city tour.

·         Meals included: Breakfast

·         Accommodation: H1 hotel or similar

Day 7: Flight back to Antananarivo and return to your home country.

Transfer to the airport for the return flight to Antananarivo. Reception on arrival and transfer to your hotel closer to the airport for day use. Depending on the arrival time of your flight and if you wish, visits of the craftsmen of La Digue and the city center. Dinner and rest at the hotel, then transfer to the Airport for the return flight.

·         Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

·         Accommodation: Sahamalaza Hotel or similar

Useful informations

Details

Minimun of 2 participants is required
Available Languages
English
Moderate: Partial refund if cancellation is within 5 days of booking

Included

Good to know

The price includes:

·         A good driver and professional guide who speaks French, English, Italian or Spanish according to your request throughout the trip.

·         A 4WD vehicle with fuel throughout the trip

·         Accommodation with breakfast as indicated in the program

·         Dinner for Day 7 at the restaurant in Antananarivo

·         Entrances to the parks and reserves indicated

·         Local guides and porters in the parks

·         All car and boat transfers

·         One bottle of water a day per person

 

The price does not include:

·         International flights and the national flight from Tamatave to Antananarivo.

·         Meals not included in the program

·         The activities with free mention and other optional activities of your choice

·         Tips and drinks

·         Your personal insurances

·         The price of the visa: +/- 35 €.

Meeting Point

Ivato AIRPORT

Upcoming Availibilities

26 Oct 2021 - 08:00  |  02 Nov 2021 - 08:00
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27 Oct 2021 - 08:00  |  03 Nov 2021 - 08:00
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29 Oct 2021 - 08:00  |  05 Nov 2021 - 08:00
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01 Nov 2021 - 08:00  |  08 Nov 2021 - 08:00
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Local Agency based in Madagascar

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