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Antananarivo, Lemurs, Diego, Montagne d'Ambre, Tsingy, Nosy Be, Ankarana.
Madagascar is one of Africa's best kept secrets. Get off the beaten path on this 9-day adventure and explore the natural beauty of this unforgettable island. From prestine white sand beaches and snorkelling and diving opportunities, to lush tropical rain forests and many species of lemur, this tour offers an incredible sample of what Madagascar has to offer.
Max 15, Avg 10 Group Leader:
Tour leader, local guides. Accommodation:
Simple hotel (6 nts), participation camping (2 nts). Transport:
Private mini bus, local flight, walking. Meals Included:
8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners. Meal Budget:
Allow USD120 for meals not included. For additional expenses, see dossier.
Entrances and guided walks in Montagne d'Ambre National Park and Ankarana Reserve
Day 1 Arrive Antananarivo (Tana): Arrive in Antananarivo at any time.
Day 2 Diego (B): This traditional and lively fishing village is located on a beautiful bay surrounded by coconut trees, traditional huts, pirogues (dug out canoes), and of course white sand beaches.
Day 3 Montagne d'Ambre National Park (B,L,D): Venture to the "Montagne d'Ambre", a wide expanse of lush tropical montane forest. Enjoy guided walks in this ecologically rich park, notable for its tree ferns, lianas, and orchids.
Day 4 Ankarana Special Reserve (B,L,D): Continue south to this reserve, where you'll spend the afternoon on a guided forest walk. Marvel at the grand limestone karst pinnacles called "tsingy", and spot many varieties of the renowned lemur, including Sanford's brown lemur, Perrier's black lemur, the northern sportive lemur and dwarf lemurs.
Day 5 Ankify (B): Enjoy a drive through cotton, coffee and pepper plantations as we make our way to the western coastal town of Ankify. Wonderful options for your free time in the afternoon include a bike tour of the surrounding villages, enjoying the sunset view from your hotel, or relaxing on the beautiful beach, where with luck, you may spot the gigantic sea turtle.
Day 6-7 Nosy Be (2B): Take a short ferry ride over to Nosy Be, the most well known of the Malagasy Islands. Relax, snorkel or take an optional boat tour through some of the best waters and beaches of Madagascar.
Day 8 Antananarivo (Tana) (B): Say good bye to the beach life and travel back to the mainland for one last night in Antananarivo.
Day 9 Depart Antananarivo (B)
B - breakfast L - lunch D - dinner
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