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The east main spots and Sainte Marie island

  • Destination: Madagascar
  • Duration: 10 days

A wide variety of natural areas, mountains with lakes and spectacular canyons with waterfalls, deserts, coral reefs and beaches, evergreen rain forests with lemurs, an unique “space” landscapes and colorful local towns – Madagascar is a dream destination for nature and outdoor lovers – and half the fun is getting to all these incredible attractions.

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Day 1
ARRIVAL - ANTANANARIVO
Arrival at the international airport of Antananarivo. After immigration and customs formalities, meet and greet with your Russian or English speaking driver guide. Proceed to money exchange then transfer to the hotel which is situated in the city centre near the business area.Overnight at LE LOUVRE HOTEL & SPA on half board.
Day 2
ANTANANARIVO – ANTSIRABE (or PERINET)
Morning drive to the eastern part of Madagascar, to reach Andasibe or Perinet. After about 4 hours drive with stop on the way, arrive at destination by lunch time. Afternoon visit of the private park of Vakona where you will start the wildlife expeditions. The walk in this reserve leads you around a lake, which is home to a number of crocodiles. You will find other species of reptiles, lemurs, and to admire as well aquatic birds. This evening, look forward to a night walk.

Overnight at VAKONA FOREST LODGE on half board.

Day 3
ANDASIBE (Perinet) – AKANIN’NY NOFY
After breakfast, enjoy another morning expedition; walk into the special reserve of Analamazaotra. This part of the forest, is
famous for its population of Indri lemurs which are the largest living lemurs, and others species of fauna and flora.
Then leave Perinet and continue the drive on the national road to the east to reach the small village of Manambato. Enjoy an incredible landscape of the east region with main stop for pic nic lunch on the way.
Then at arrival at the village of Manambato, transfer by motor boat to reach Akanin’ ny Nofy (literally means “Nest of Dreams“).
Overnight at PALMARIUM HOTEL on half .
Day 4
AKANIN’NY NOFY - TOAMASINA
Morning visit at Palmarium reserve. This protected area is home of palm trees specific to the eastern part of the island, lemurs species living in captivity in the reserve, as well as reptiles, amphibians, and crocodiles. Afternoon drive back by boat to Manambato and head on to the main town of Toamasina. The largest city on the eastern part of the island with the main and largest port of Madagascar. At arrival, go on for a city tour if you have enough time, then transfer to the hotel.
Overnight at CALYPSO HOTEL on half board.
Day 5
TOAMASINA– SAINTE MARIE
Transfer to the airport and fly to Sainte Marie island, then drive to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Sainte Marie or Nosy Boraha is a narrow granitic island in the east coast of Madagascar. It is composed of a main island and several small islets, with its kilometrical sandy beaches shaded by coconut palms, its bays and coves protected by coral reefs which turned this tropical dream island in is one of the most popular beach pots Madagascar has to offer.
Overnight at SOANAMBO HOTEL on half board.
Day 6
SAINTE MARIE
Day at leisure. You can choose a day excursion to discover history and cultural sites of Sainte Marie Island through places of legend such as The Museum of Queen Betty or the first Roman Catholic Church of Madagascar. Then discover the pirate cemetery and back to the hotel at the end of the day.
Overnight at SOANAMBO HOTEL on half board.
Days 7
SAINTE MARIE
Day at leisure.
Overnight at SOANAMBO HOTEL on half board.
Days 8
SAINTE MARIE
Day at leisure on the beach. Possibility of activities : snorkeling and diving, day excursion for whale safary if season to see the humpback whale during their migration (between July – September). Or boat excursion to the nearby islands etc…
Overnight at SOANAMBO HOTEL on half board.
Days 9
SAINTE MARIE – ANTANANARIVO
Morning at leisure, then transfer to the airport according flight schedule and fly back to Antananarivo. At arrival, transfer to the hotel.
Overnight at LE LOUVRE HOTEL & SPA on half board.
Days 10
ANTANANARIVO - OUT
Morning drive to the north of the city to visit Ambohimanga Royal palace to learn about Merina kingdom, then back in town for lunch at a local restaurant. Followed by a city tour and visit at the handicraft market of La Digue, then back to the hotel for a day use of room before another evening transfer to the airport for your exit flight.
Day use of room at LE LOUVRE HOTEL & SPA.
Included
Already in the price

– Accommodation based on Twin room/bungalow on half board at each location, till 15 of December 2015;
– All transfers to and from the airport;
– Boat transfer to Palmarium hotel on D4/D5;
– 4X4 with driver guide and all fuel for the trip: Tana-Andasibe-Palmarium- Toamasina;
– All parks and reserves entrance fees, local forest guides at each park mentioned in the itinerary: Andasibe National Park and in Palmarium private reserve;
– All visits mentioned in the itinerary: Vakona private reserve and Ambohimanga royal palace;
– An English or Russian speaking guide for the trip until Toamasina and for assistance at the airport at each arrival and departure.

Excluded
Extra payment

– All lunches, drinks and personal expenses during all the tour;
– All activities in Sainte Marie island that you can organize directly with the hotel;
– Domestic flight Toamasina – Sainte Marie – Antananarivo from 515,00 EUR and international flights;
– Personal insurance;
– Any changes or additional activities on the way not mentioned in the itinerary.
ID Departure Date Arrival Date ADL CHD Price Qty. Buy
MAD03* Any Any 2 0 €3424
MAD03* Any Any 1 0 €3420
MAD03* Any Any 3 0 €5111
MAD03* Any Any 2 1 €5090
MAD03* Any Any 1 1 €3420

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