10D/9N THE NORTH OF MADAGASCAR
From SGD 1918
Diego Suarez, the Amber Mountain, the Tsingy of Ankarana, Nosy Be are some of the popular sites in northern Madagascar. We walk in this small charming city and visit the area and sites around the huge bay. We will see in the lands of extraordinary wildlife park of Amber Mountain. The Red Tsingy and those of Ankarana are unavoidable in the area. Our rides are quiet with exciting discoveries. It is on the island of Nosy Be that we finish our stay with a relaxing time on the seaside.
Day 01: Arrival in Antananarivo
Arrival in Antananarivo and your guide welcome you at the airport. Transfer to your hotel. Depending on the arrival time, we let you a few hours to relax. We then walk towards the upper town to discover the old town around the Queen’s Palace with a historian guide.
Day 02: Diego Suarez
Transfer to Antananarivo Ivato airport for your flight to Diego Suarez. Meet with the guide and drive towards the Diego bay and then to Sakalava one. Then we walk along the beach and pass through the desert Pigeons and Dunes bays. Picnic lunch at Orangea. Head back towards Joffreville where we set up in nice hotel bungalows.
Day 03: Montagne d’Ambre National park
Start the visit of Amber Mountain National Park with a local guide to this luxuriant forest. It has special vegetation with tree ferns, palms, orchids and several rare species of trees. Waterfalls and crater lakes decorate our walk. There are seven kinds of lemurs in the forest, we can meet the crowned lemur, Sanford lemur etc. We might also see chameleons, gecko, leaf tailed gecko and many colourful birds.
Day 04: Tsingy Rouges
We leave Joffreville village behind us to reach Ankarana National Park. We turn off on the way to visit the Red Tsingy. The geological history of this formation is the same as Tsingy of Ankarana but with some thousands years of difference. Red Tsingy is due to the erosion of sandstone, instead of limestone for Ankarana Tsingy. We drive back to the main road and continue until we reach our hotel.
Day 05: Tsingy-Tsingy and Laka-Laka lake
You will have half day to discover the tsingy and its world. We will visit the lake, the tsingy-tsingy and the panoramic view of Ambatomiloloha. Don’t forget your camera – for those who are keen on photos: you will see lemurs, butterflies, birds, various colorful flora, invertebrates. We will see also the famous lake. Enjoy the borders of the lake and its luxurious fauna and flora. A delightful drink is ready to welcome you at the panoramic viewpoint of Ambatomiloloha. Enjoy the drinks while admiring the beautiful sunset.
Day 06: Ankarana Reserve – Nosy Be
Breakfast in the hotel before. Drive through cashew trees, coffee, cocoa and ylang-ylang plantations towards Ambanja. We ride on a speed boat for 45 mn to reach Hellville capital of Nosy Be capital. Rest of the day at your leisure.
Day 07 – 08: Nose Be
Full stay at your liesure. Many activities are possible from the hotel: water sport, fishing, excursion in some islands, boat trips, motorbike or bicycle renting. Or you can visit Nosy Komba Island with its fishing village, and island Nosy Tanikely, which is one of the marine Parks in Madagascar. We recommend a walk to Mont Passot in late afternoon for a beautiful panorama of the island at sunset, or just lazing around on the beach.
Day 09: Nose Be – Antananarivo
Morning at leisure after breakfast at the hotel and then transfer to the airport to fly to Antananarivo. We can make a quick stop at the crafts market if we have time and then drive to the hotel.
Day 10: Departure
Breakfast. Lunch in the restaurant then drive to the airport. Departure for the international flight.
- Accommodation with daily Breakfast
- Other Meals: 1L 2D
- Domestic Flight from Antananarivo to Diego Suarez
- Domestic Flight from Nosy Be to Antananarivo
- Sightseeing tours as mentioned
- Private transfers according to itinerary
- English Speaking Tour Guide
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- All rates are per person for a group of 4 people minimum
- This package has fixed departure dates
- • Meals/Drinks offered may differ according to package
- Confirmation of package is subject to Hotel Availability
- All rates & tour itineraries are subject to change without notice
- All activities are subject to change relative to weather conditions
- Prices do not include any additional Airport charges or other charges