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Activities & Transport
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Watching
- Car with driver
- Boat | Sailing Boat
Main travel focus
10-Day Dream Madagascar Experience
- Meeting with the biggest lemur of Madagascar
- Embark on boat trip along the Pangalanes Canal river
- Whale watching during whale season
- Relaxing time on beaches
During this 10 day trip, you will discover the riches of the Eastern part of Madagascar, including giant lemurs, historical rivers, beautiful lakes and plenty of endemic animal and plant species.
Also, you will be able to participate in some whale watching excursions during the whale season.
Madagascar offers diversity of culture and nature. Imagine yourself in Africa and Asia at the same time! The very friendly Malagasy people make your trip complete.
Travel to this beautiful island, the ‘African pearl', you will certainly love it!
- All airport and boat transfers
- 10 x breakfasts, 3 x dinners
- Private transfers in air-conditioned car with private, English-speaking driver
- 9 nights accommodation in double room in 3-, 4-star hotel
- Entrance fees for all national parks
- English-speaking guide on excursions
- Domestic flights
- International flights
- Obligatory guiding fees in all parks
- All activities in Palmarium on Day 5 and in Sainte-Marie
- Travel insurances
- Additional night in Princesse Bora hotel (262 USD per night)
- Whale watching excursion in Sainte-Marie (77 USD per person)
Example Trip to customize
Welcome To Madagascar!
Hooray! Welcome to Madagascar!
Upon your landing at Ivato airport in Madagascar, your visa can be issued at the airport.
After getting your luggage, we suggest exchange money right away. Your driver, who'll wait for you after customs clearing will surely assist if you want.
Afterwards, he will bring you to the Urban Hotel, a charming hotel located right in the city center.
Enjoy Rich Biodiversity In Andasibe
Rise and shine! Have a delicious breakfast at your hotel and drive eastward to Andasibe, a journey of about 138 km and taking around three and a half hours.
Andasibe has a national park of 810 hectares. This national park is considered one of the nicest and and well known parks of Madagascar.
There, you will have some time to visit some private parks at night at your own expense.
Here are some possibilities:
The Mitsinjo Park which has a lot of animal and tree/flower species to see. You can meet lemurs there as well, but the private park is well-known for its diversity of amphibian species.
Vondron'olona Ifotony: a small local reserve, which also protects different species of animal and flowers.
Vakona Private Park, your hotel’s private reserve, which is famous not only for its lemur islands, its crocodile park, but also for the possibility of a night visit to see nocturnal species.
Visit Andasibe National Park
You will spend the morning visiting the Andasibe National Park.
Here, you will find 11 species of lemurs, many species of birds, large chameleons, an orchid park, rosewood trees, lianas, etc.
In this forest, the largest of the lemurs is found - the Indri. Don't forget to bring your camera with you, so that you can capture it. Here, you can choose between different kinds of hikes: from two to eight hours, depending on your abilities and desires.
After this amazing experience it is time for a well-deserved rest. You will spent the night at the same hotel.
Enjoy The Peace And Quiet In Manambato
After spending a day with lemurs enjoying the richness of Andasibe's primary forest, you will drive to Manambato, a coastal village in the east of the country.
On the way, you will have the opportunity to appreciate the typical greenery of the National Road No. 2, bordered by one of Madagascar's emblems: the Ravinala ("Ravenala Madagascariensis"). Also known as the "Traveler's Tree", the Ravinala stores rainwater, thus made potable, at the base of its trunk. Its leaves and sturdy trunk are used by locals in building their traditional homes.
Once in Manambato, you will be transferred by boat to Akanin'ny Nofy, literally "Dream Nest" in Malagasy, a small haven of peace lost in the east of Madagascar where you will stay in a beautiful hotel: Palmarium. The latter has a private reserve which you are going to visit by night in order to see the famous aye-aye lemur.
Spend A Day Enjoying The Wonders Of Akanin'ny nofy
Are you ready for another day of joy? You will spend the whole day at Akanin'ny nofy so that you can enjoy plenty of relaxing activities and visit their private reserve with plenty of different kinds of lemurs. During this day, you may opt for a boat tour on the famous Pangalanes Canal or for a visit of the village - you will certainly love it.
Hence, you will discover the daily life of the Eastern people - they are very friendly. Afterwards, you can relax on the Ampitabe lakeshore and admire the peaceful beauty at sunset.
Take A Boat Tour On The Famous Pangalanes Channel
After two wonderful days spent in Akanin'ny nofy, you will be taken to the coastal city of Tamatave by boat. Have you ever dreamed of sailing among breathtaking surroundings? Now you have the chance to - you will sail upon the Pangalanes Canal, an artificial river which was mainly used during the colonial period for bringing goods from the south-eastern part of the country to the Tamatave harbour.
The latter is, indeed, the first harbour of Madagascar. From Tamatave, you will be taken to the little village of Mahambo, a well known spot for surfers.
There, you will spend the night at the charming La Pirogue hotel.
Head To Sainte Marie Island
Today, you'll cross to Sainte Marie by boat for about 3 hours on the Indian Ocean. Here we have booked the Princesse Bora hotel for you.
Sainte Marie is a small island east of Madagascar, a tropical paradise with palm trees, cinnamon trees, clove trees, anthuriums, orchids, bougainvillea, flamboyants ... It is in short, a natural botanical garden. Enjoy the breathtaking nature on the island!
In the main town of the island, Ambodifotratra, remains the oldest Catholic church in Madagascar, a place which is really worth a visit.
Discover The Wonders Of Sainte Marie Island
Spend the day on Sainte Marie island.
You will have the chance to organize several excursions according to your interest like diving, snorkelling and so on.
Sainte Marie also has a lot of places to visit, such as the pirate cemetery, the first and oldest catholic church of Madagascar, the Antanandava falls, the Iles aux Nattes, etc.
From July to September, it is also possible to spot whales on a sea excursion.
Or you can just relax on your hotel's beaches and enjoy wonderful sunsets.
Keep Enjoying Your Time On Sainte Marie Island
Today you will have more time to enoy all Sainte Marie island has to offer.
Remember you can go diving, snorkelling and whatever you didn't have the time for the previous day.
Sainte Marie also has a lot of places to visit, so make sure you take some time to explore them!
You can also just relax on your hotel's beaches and enjoy the sun!
Even the greatest holidays have to com to an end. Today, you will be transferred back to the airport of Sainte-Marie.
There, you will catch your return flight to Antananarivo. Upon your arrival in the capital, you will be transferred to an hotel near the airport for a day use.
Afterwards, you will be taken to Ivato International Airport.
You will undoubtedly depart Madagascar with unforgettable memories and perfect sun tan!
Don't forget to come back - Madagascar will be waiting for you!