FROM € 470
THE NORTH OF MADAGASCAR 5D/4N
5 day tour of Northern Madagascar
Leave the hotel early towards the harbour of Hell-ville, the capital city of Nosy-Be. Transfer with a private speedboat till the Park of Ankify in Madagascar. A 4WD with air conditioning a wait you with a drive and an accompanied guide speaking your language. At Ambanja or Sambirano, the cocoa region you will discover big cocoa plantations, Vanilla, pepper and other plants for perfume which are introduced to Madagascar. The continue to Road National 6 towards Ambilobe with its local market. Lunch at Mahamasina. There are more than 10 tours that you can do. You could admire the bat caves, the loss of river and the famous Tsingy, the result of eroded rocks sharp like knives. Fauna, Flora are endemic and exceptional. Then drive towards Antsiranana (Diégo), the extreme North of Madagascar. Overnight at a hotel with superior category. Dinner at the restaurant.
8h30, departure in direction to the 3 Baies. From the Sakalava baies. You see an islets in front, you can walk at the low tide, then continue to the bay of Pigeon with its white sand, and to end at the bay of Dunes. The sea bed is rich in fauna like multicoloured fish. The bay of Sakalava is known by fans of windsurfers, by kite surfing in all Madagascar. It's possible to walk along the baies for 3h. On the way you visit the cape miné, a former military base in Madagascar. Lunch at Ramena a fishermen Village, then french swimming. Dinner at the hotel.
8h, departure for Amber Mountain, the firt National Park, created in October 28,1958. This park preserves unique fauna and flora in Madagascar, considered as a biological treasures with a microclimate, tropical, humid with a rainfall of 3.500 - 4.000 20mn annually. This mountain is home to a magnificent protected tropical forest, preserved from all human impact, so it's prosperous, complex and naturally rich. This visit allows you to appreciate different types of vegetation; Cannarium; Parasites plants, vines and ferns. There are different kinds of tours inside the Park. The park is home to 7 species of lemurs (Coronatus, Sandfordi, Aye aye, bamboo lemurs, Microcebus (the smallest lemurs in Madagascar. We will discover beautiful waterfalls and lakes, and very beautiful views on the extreme North of Madagascar. Lunch at the local restaurant, best known at Joffre Ville at the foot of the mountain. Then continue to Diégo. Visit the town with its monuments, colonial architecture, learn the old history of the town. City tour on foot or with a car.
The team will pick you up at the hotel to go to Ramena. The fishermen Village, from there you take a boat, on crossing the most beautiful bay in Madagascar, with its pristine waters, coral reefs, multicoloured fish, straw huts, seafood, grill, cocktails (Punch), white sand, King sailors, you are not far from paradise in Madagascar.
7h, the team will pick you up at the hotel to go towards the Red Tsingy. You will discover a landscape of another planet. The Red Tsingy is a result of geological formation, unique in Madagascar. Throughout many years, erosion has sculpted these coloured shapes. It's unique, unfathomable compared with its neighbours the Grey Tsingy of Ankarana, but their aspect is totally different results of the whims of the wind and the rain. For sure it will be the best photo of souvenirs of your trip in Madagascar. Lunch at Mahamasina. Transfer to Nosy-Be.
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Every day on full board/ food during the tours (Drinks are excluded)
Park entrance fees or visited reserves
Local guides in the Park or in reserves (if necessary)
All types of transfers, 4WD during the stay and private boats (Nosy-Be return)
Accompanied guide (English guide)
What are not indicated in the programme