A region rich in flora and fauna as well as being very scenic. The area is home to four National Parks, Ranomafana,Andringitra, Isalo and Zombitse..
12 Days | 2 to 5 people from 1385 € pp | 6 to 8 people from 1285 € pp | 9 more from 1185 € pp
We are pleased to welcome you to the world of the Indri Indri - the famous teddy bear like lemur, which is also one of the biggest lemurs on the lsland. Enjoy the morning magical call of the indri which you hear deep in the forest. The black and white ruffed lemur only seen at Mantadia in a wild and other kind of lemurs will complete our 2 day visit of Andasibe. In addition to this tour, cruising to the Pangalana Channel to reach the private reserve of Palmarium at the Peninsula of Ankanin'ny Nofy. We will end up the tour with a Whales Watching Tour at lle Ste Marie where magnificent Humpback whales come to the waters of Madagascar to give birth & nurture their young. The best months to visit are July to September. No to forget the relaxing days at the Island of Ste Marie and scuba diving.
Itinerary: Tana - Andasibe - Manambato - Ankanin'ny Nofy - Manambato - Foule Pointe - Soanierana Ivongo - Ste Marie - Tana.
Below is the tour programme of the East of Madagascar for 12 days.
Welcoming at the international airport of Tana, meet and greet, then transfer to your hotel.
Overnight at the proposed hotel:
We will meet you at your hotel after breakfast with your driver and then proceed along the RN2 to the east of Tana. We will stop at Pereyras Reptile Reserve to spot reptiles endemic of Madagascar. This is a great opportunity to get up close and personal with these amazing animals!!
Lunch in Moramanga after a further 40km of driving. Arrival in Andasibe late in the afternoon. Settle in the hotel. Possibility to go at a night walk to spot the nocturnal lemurs known as the smallest of the lemurs in the world.
Overnight at the proposed hotel.
Early in the morning after breakfast, we leave the hotel then drive 18 Km north of Andasibe; Mantadia National Park to look for the elusive black and white ruffed lemur and diademed sifaka. Visit of the private reserve of Vakoana in the afternoon to watch lemurs very close. This is a best place to see them and you can even feed them with banana and stroke with your hands.
Overnight at the proposed hotel.
Morning expedition to encounter the INDRI known as the world's biggest lemurs with its almost invisible tail; we will also see other species of lemurs such as the brown lemur, bamboo lemur, wooly lemur and other animals such as chameleons, giraffe necked weevil...The NP OF Andasibe hosts a lot of animals -108 species of birds are known in the park.
Leave ANDASIBE for about 3 hours drive Eastward to Manambato through tropical wetland villages. We have lunch there and take the boat towards Ankanin'ny Nofy which means the Nest of a Dream where you will be surrounded by. Like its name, Ankanin'ny Nofy is a relaxing place with its lovely seaside and lakeside full of vegetation. The edge of the Channel is often bordered by tropical lush vegetation which characterizes the eastern part of the Madagascar. Palmarium is located on a peninsula of 50 hectares beside the Ampitabe lake, which is good for swimming.
Morning expeditions in the forest to see the famous INDRI again-but while you are having breakfast lemurs like: the crowned lemur, black and white ruffed lemur, and the red fronted brown lemurs will play near the restaurant. Afternoon visit to the fishing village of Andranokoditra with the distillery of essential oil from the niaouly plant. Stoll along the beach before heading back to our hotel where a group of local Malagasy from the closest village will put on a performance of Malagasy music before dinner.
We will leave Palmarium then sail back to Manambato where we will take the car to drive to Foulepointe.
Overnight at the proposed hotel:
Transfer to Soanierana Ivongo where we will take a speedy boat to Ste Marie. You will be welcomed by the crew of the hotel then transfer to your hotel.
Day at leisure in Ste Marie. Possibility for a beach excursion to Iles aux Nattes and a seasonal whales watching which takes place every July till September.
Overnight at the same hotel.
Transfer to the airport of Ste Marie following your domestic flight schedule to fly to Tana.
Transfer to your hotel at:
Before we transfer you to the international airport of Tana, we will offer a free city tour depending your time. This can be the visit of the Lemur's Park located 23 Km West of Tana or the Queen's Palace located at 18 Km North of Tana following the shopping time at La Route Digue on the way to the airport. End of our services
We are pleased to welcome you to the world of the lndri lndri - the famous teddy bear like lemur, which is also one of the biggest lemurs on the lsland. The National Park of Andasibe and Mantadia home of the Indri indri; a teddy bear like lemur famous for its size and the magical morning call and the rare black and white ruffed lemurs only seen at Mantadia in a wild. In addition to this tour, cruising to the Pangalana Channel to reach the private reserve of Palmarium at the Peninsula of Ankanin'ny Nofy
We are pleased to welcome you to the world of the lndri lndri - the famous teddy bear like lemur, which is also one of the biggest lemurs on the lsland. In the East Tour, you will discover the wonders of the Andasibe National Park combined with Mantadia to observe the black and white ruffed lemurs living in a wild , located about 18 Km away from the main NP of Analamazaotra in which live an array of birds, 11 species of diurnal and nocturnal lemurs, orchids, and the amazing chameleons in different colours. Part of the tour also includes a visit to Pereyras Reserve and the private Lemur Island of the Vakoana Lodge, which is home to 4 species of lemurs.
The season of litchis is open since the beginning of November. A party was prepared on the East Coast to promote this legendary fruit of the Big Island. Avy Letchis Festival, an unforgettable event organized in Toamasina from 19 to 26 November...
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