$ 3326

The beautiful lemurs meeting

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Destinations: Antananarivo, Andasibe-Mantadia National Park
Guide language: English, French, Italian
Price: min $ 3326
Group size: min 2 — max 12
Duration: 14 days
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A trip to Madagascar is nothing without meeting lemurs!

Are you a lover of fauna and flora, especially the endemic animals of Madagascar? It is a unique opportunity to see, in only one circuit, the most beautiful species of lemurs of the island. You will be able to approach them and admire them many times in different stages.

 

Highlights of this tour

 

v Discovery of several species of lemurs and especially the most famous of the island.

v Visit of various parks and exceptional reserves, a circuit that reveals all the beauty of Malagasy fauna and flora.

v Unique excursions in the islets of the Nosy Be archipelago      

v Discovery of the city of Fort Dauphin      

v Discovery of the South, East and North of Madagascar in a single tour.

 

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Country of embarkation - Antananarivo

DAY 2: Antananarivo - Andasibe ­­

DAY 3: Andasibe

DAY 4: Andasibe - Antananarivo

DAY 5: Antananarivo - Fort Dauphin

DAY 6: Fort Dauphin - Berenty

DAY 7: Berenty

DAY 8: Berenty - Fort Dauphin

DAY 9: Fort Dauphin - Antananarivo

DAY 10: Antananarivo - Nosy Be

DAY 11: Nosy Komba

DAY 12: Nosy Tanikely Excursion

DAY 13: Nosy Komba - Nosy Be - Antananarivo

DAY 14: Antananarivo - Country of origin

 

Specific information for the tour

·         Possible tour duration of 14 days / 13 nights

·         Departure from 02 persons

·         Accommodation in luxury hotels and comforts,

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

·         Accessible all year round except during intense cyclone season

·         Hiking in dugout canoe or boat, possibility of meeting and exchanging with fishermen.

  • Variation in transportation: Car, plane, dugout canoe, boat, rickshaw, tuc-tuc

 

Tour category

DISCOVERY, WITH FAMILY

 

Activities

Canoe or boat trip

Walking tour

Water sports: diving, snorkeling, deer kit, kayaking, etc...

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

Beautiful beaches

Memorable excursion to the Northern Isles

Discovery of culture and tradition

 Group size

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

 

Regions

Highlands, East , South and North ( Nosy Be Archipelago)

 

 Day 1 : Arrival in Antananarivo

On arrival at the airport, our team will meet you at the airport to present you the program and give you the travel document. First meeting with the guide and transfer to the hotel where you will spend the night.

  • Duration: 30 min
  • Distance: 15 km
  • Accommodation: PIETRA HOTEL or similar

 

Day 2: Stop at the Pereyras Reserve and the Moramanga Museum.

After breakfast, you leave the Highlands and head due east along a winding road to Andasibe. During the trip, stop in Marozevo to visit the Pereyras Reserve and there will be the opportunity to see endemic species of chameleons, snakes, butterflies.... A small stop to discover a little bit the city of Moramanga and its museum, lunch at the restaurant. Continuation towards Périnet. Arrival at the end of the afternoon and installation at the hotel. Dinner and night at the hotel.

·    Duration: 3h drive + 3h visit 

·    Distance: 145 km 

·    Meals included: Breakfast 

·    Accommodation: ANDASIBE HOTEL or similar 

 

Day 3: Visit of the Analamazaotra reserve and the Vakôna private park

Day dedicated to the visit of the most accessible and unmissable Park. Guided tour of the Analamazaotra reserve: a dense humid forest. The latter conceals a great biodiversity that you will discover at each step to marvel and surprise you a little more, for the observation of the largest living lemur of the planet, the Indri-Indri, in its natural environment, and other species of lemurs day and night, frogs and reptiles that populate the park. An adventure, an expedition not to be missed, climate varying from humid East. The landscapes are spectacular and the local population very welcoming.

You will have the opportunity to discover the private park of Vakôna: This reserve, very well-conceived, includes a small informal museum, a lake with crocodiles, various species of reptiles and batrachians, several endemic plants, a superb aviary and especially a "mini-park" with lemurs including several small islands where various species of these prosimians are ringed. We travel by canoe from islet to islet, to get very close to the specimens of the park, partly tamed. An unforgettable encounter even for the most skeptical. Dinner and night at the hotel.

·    Duration : All day 

·    Meals included: Breakfast 

·    Accommodation : ANDASIBE HOTEL or similar 

 

Day 4: Croc Farm Expedition

Breakfast at the hotel. Then back to Antananarivo. After free lunch at the restaurant, visit of the crocodile park: "Croc Farm" next to Ivato airport. Free dinner and overnight at the hotel.   

·    Duration: 3h drive + 3h visit 

·    Distance: 145 km + 5km 

·    Meals included: Breakfast 

·    Accommodation: RELAIS DES PLATEAUX or similar

 

Day 5: Flight to Fort - Dauphin

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and flight to Fort-Dauphin, in the South of Madagascar. Reception at your arrival, transfer and installation at your hotel. Stroll in the city during which you will discover Fort Flacourt and the many vestiges of colonial architecture. Visit also the botanical garden of Saiadi which shelters a characteristic flora of the west coast: water lilies, endemic palm trees, orchids. Dvfhuudgrsinner and overnight at the hotel.

·    Duration: 2 h flight + 3 h visit

·    Distance: 1120 km + 30 km

·    Meals included: Breakfast

·    Accommodation: AZURA HOTEL or similar

 

Day 6: Departure for the Berenty private reserve

In the private reserve of Berenty, you will cross dense vegetation with beautiful contrasts. This is the territory of the nepenthes, a carnivorous plant that fascinated botanists of the last century. The Ranopiso pass allows you to cross Anosy mountain range and access the arid zones of the South. This mountain range forms a barrier against the trade winds. Installation at the lodge.

·    Duration: 2 hours

·    Distance: 85 km

·    Meals included: Breakfast

·    Accommodation: BERENTY LODGE or similar

 

Day 7 : Magic moment with the lemurs and the birds of the Berenty private reserve

Day visit to Berenty reserve, known for lemurs and the birds that inhabit it, the sisal plant (fiber extracted from the leaves of Sisal, which is used to make ropes, coarse fabrics and carpets) and Androy museum, set up, like the reserve, on the initiative of  planter and hotelier Jean de Heaulme. It presents the Antandroy ethnic group in its environment, its daily life in particular through its handicrafts and the great ceremonies that mark the existence of members of this ethnic group and traces the history of the region through archaeological research.

·    Duration: All day

·    Meals included: Breakfast

·    Accommodation: BERENTY LODGE or similar

 

Day 8: Return to Fort Dauphin, discovery of Libanona beach and the Nahampoana reserve.

Return to Fort-Dauphin after breakfast, stroll on the famous beach of Libanona which is the only beach in town. In the afternoon, visit of the Nahampoana reserve. Excursion of 2 hours in the park. Several species of Lemurs in freedom are counted in this park. After the visit, return to the hotel to relax, a massage will be offered to you. Dinner and night at the hotel.   

·    Duration: around 2h30mn 

·    Distance: 85km + 8 km + 16 km 

·    Meals included: Breakfast 

·    Accommodation: AZURA HOTEL or similar 

 

Day 9: Flight back to the capital of Madagascar

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport and flight back to Antananarivo. Lunch at the restaurant either at Fort Dauphin or at the restaurant in Antananarivo according to the flight schedule. Reception by our team. Always according to the flight schedule, the possibility to visit the city center and the upper town of Antananarivo to discover the Queen's palace and admire the panoramic view. Dinner and night at the hotel.  

·    Duration: 2 h flight

·    Distance: 1,120 km

·    Meals included: Breakfast

·    Accommodation: RELAIS DES PLATEAUX or similar

 

Day 10: Boarding to join the lemur island 

Transfer to the airport and take the flight to Nosy Be. On arrival, welcome and transfer to the port of Hell-Ville and board a speed boat to reach Nosy Komba or "the lemurs’ island". Installation at the hotel, then free afternoon. Lunch and dinner at the restaurant, night at the hotel.

·    Duration: 1 h 20 flight

·    Distance: 615 km

·    Meals included: Breakfast

·    Accommodation: KOMBA FOREVER Hotel or similar

Day 11: Discovery of Nosy Komba

After breakfast, departure for the discovery of the island Nosy Komba. It is an opportunity for you to discover the Lemurs : it is impressive to see red and black Macaco in freedom. You will discover the giant tortoise, small radiated tortoises, snakes and different species of birds. Without forgetting the local handicrafts such as wood carvings, shell necklaces, embroidery and richelieu tablecloths, laces ... You will have many beautiful souvenirs to bring back in your luggage. Picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.  

·    Meals included: Picnic lunch and Breakfast

·    Accommodation: KOMBA FOREVER Hotel or similar

 

Day 12: Excursion to Nosy Tanikely 

Day dedicated to the discovery of Nosy Tanikely: a diversified coral reef and a privileged position in the middle of the bay of Nosy Be give it its nickname "natural aquarium". The marine reserve of Nosy Tanikely with its abundant corals and an exceptional biodiversity offers habitats to many underwater species. In the middle of the afternoon, back to the hotel at Nosy Komba. Picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.   

·    Meals included: Picnic lunch and Breakfast

·    Accommodation: KOMBA FOREVER Hotel or similar

 

Day 13: Transfer to Nosy Be airport and flight to Antananarivo

Transfer by boat to the port of Nosy Be then transfer to Nosy Be airport during the day and flight to Antananarivo. Lunch at the restaurant in Nosy Be or in Antananarivo according on the flight schedule. Welcoming by our team at the airport then transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

·    Duration: 1h20 flight 

·    Distance: 615km 

·    Meals included: Breakfast

·    Accommodation: RELAIS DES PLATEAUX or similar

 

Day 14: Exploration of the city ​​"of the thousand soldiers" and its most famous historical sites then Flight back to your origin country.

After breakfast, departure for the visit of the historical remains of the capital. About twenty kilometers north of the city is the cradle of the Merina monarchy in Ambohimanga or "the blue hill". Then along the way, you will discover a center that is committed to the education of autistic children. This is the Padre Pio Charity House, supported by our Tour Operator in its charitable activities. Lunch at the restaurant. The room is at your disposal until your departure in the evening. Day use at the hotel then transfer to the Airport for the return flight.  

·                Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner 

·                Accommodation: RELAIS DES PLATEAUX or similar

 

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Included / Not Included

    • The price includes:

       

      • The professional driver and accompanying guide will be English or Italian speaking or Spanish speaking according to your request for the stay in Andasibe and Fort Dauphin.
      • A vehicle with fuel during the stay in Andasibe and Fort Dauphin
      • Accommodation with breakfast as indicated in the program (or similar), based on double room.
      • Picnic lunches on Day 10 and Day 11 as well as dinner on Day 14 at the restaurant in Antananarivo.
      • Entrance fees to parks and designated sites
      • Local guides and porters in the parks
      • Transfers
      • Vignettes and tourist taxes
      • One bottle of water per person per day

       

       

      The price does not include:

       

      • International flights
      • Domestic flights Antananarivo - Fort Dauphin / Fort Dauphin - Antananarivo / Antananarivo - Nosy Be / Nosy Be - Antananarivo
      • Meals not included in the program
      • Activities with free mention and other optional activities
      • Tips and drinks
      • Your personal insurances
      • Expenditure of a personal nature
      • The price of the visa: +/- 35 €. 
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Green Island Discovery Madagascar
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