From May to October 2019

TOUR: 11 DAY NORTHERN ROUTE

This journey takes you to the remote areas of the northern Madagascar, which allows you to explore the impressive Tsingy of Ankarana and Andrafiamena which inhabits the rarest Black Sifaka. Then, you will enjoy an adventure out-rigger canoe trip to Lokobe Special Reserve, play with lemurs in Nosy Komba and snorkel in Nosy Tanikely Marine Reserve.

The guideline tour costs per person, based on two persons sharing
From: Euro 3490
Single supplement: Euro 360
Accommodation on full board at 3* and 5* hotels
Domestic flights:2
Group size: max 10 people
Grading: moderate


ITINERARY: 11DAY NORTHERN ROUTE & WILDLIFE WATCHING(NRWW11)

ANTANANARIVO- -ANTSERANANA- ANDRAFIAMENA ANDAVAKOERA- ANKARANA- ANKIFY-NOSY BE-excursion NOSY KOMBA AND LOKOBE SPECIAL RESERVE
NORTH
11DAYS/10NIGHTS
Day 1: Arrival

Arrival, meet and greet at Ivato airport and transfer to the hotel located in Antananarivo capital city.
Accommodation on half board at TAMBOHO HOTEL (3*) or CARLTON HOTEL (5*)(B,D)

Day 2: Fly to Antseranana

Transfer to the airport for our flight to Antseranana which lies in the northernmost tip of Madagascar. Upon arrival drive to Montagne d’Ambre National Park and ex-plore this upland moist forest which inhabits 7 lemur species, including the Crow-ned Lemur and Sanford’s Brown Lemur; both are confined in the dry and humid forest of northern Madagascar. This park is rich in reptiles and hosts one the tiniest chameleon Brookesia minima (Leaf chameleon).
After the visit we’ll drive back to Antseranana.
Accommodation on full board at GRAND HOTEL (3*) (B,L,D)

Day 3: Drive to Andrafiamena-Andavakoera Reserve

Morning departure to AndrafiamenaAndavakoera protected area managed by Fanamby NGO’s. This forest is the accessible area to view the rarest lemur Black Sifaka, about 7 species of lemurs, several bird and reptiles species inhabit this forest.
Accommodation on full board at BLACK LEMUR CAMP (basic) (B,L,D)

Day 4: AndrafiamenaAndavakoera forest

Full day visit of the forest .We’ll have a night walk to look for night creatures such as Northern Sortive Lemur, Mouse Lemur…
Accommodation on full board at BLACK LEMUR CAMP (B,L,D)

Day 5: Drive to Ankarana Special Reserve

Morning departure to Ankarana. Upon arrival, we’ settle in our room. After lunch, we’ll visit the Bat Cave which inhabits 2 species of fruit bats such as Madagascar Flying Fox, and Rousetteroussettus.
Accommodation on full board at ANKARANA LODGE (B,L,D)

Day 6: Ankarana Special Reserve

We’ll trek toTsingyRary to have the best view of the “Tsingy” unusual geological structure with sharp pinnacles and deep grooves, which is the result of the eroded karst mountain range; a remnant of a coral reef system laid down 250 million years ago.We cross a large groove on a rope bridge. Some odd succulents grow on the Tsingy such as Adeniasp, Cyphostemasp, Ankarana Crown of Thorn, several species of Euphorbia and Aloe .
Accommodation on full board at ANKARANA LODGE (B,L,D)

Day 7: Drive to Ankify

We’ll depart in the morning to Ankify coastal village. We’ll cross some Cocoa and coffee plantations before reaching Ankify.
Accommodation on full board at BAOBAB HOTEL (middle range) (B,L,D)

Day 8: Excursion to Nosy Komba, Nosy Tanikelyand sail back to Nosy Be

On board on a motor boat to Nosy Kombafishermen village while we have an opportunity to acquaintance with semi-tamed Black lemurs. Then, we’ll sail to Nosy Tanikely Marine Reserve for swimming and snorkelling. A delicious seafood lunch is served before sailing to Nosy Be.
Accommodation on full board at CORAIL NOIR HOTEL (3*) or similar hotel (B,L,D)

Day 9: Excursion to Lokobe Special Reserve

Early morning departure to Ambatozavavyvillage,the departure point of out-rigger canoe trip to Lokobe Special Reserve. Lokobe lowland rainforest inhabits the indigenous Black Lemur, Brown Lemur, and Lokobe Sportive Lemur. Some reptile such as Ground Boa, Panther’s Chameleon can be seen in this reserve.
We’ll have a picnic lunch, before sailing back to Ambatozazavy and transfer to the hotel.
Accommodation on full board at CORAIL NOIR HOTEL (3*) or similar hotel (B,L,D)

Day 10:Fly back to Antananarivo

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Antananarivo. Upon arrival in Antananarivo, you will be transfer to the hotel.
We’ll have a farewell dinner at VILLA VANILLE restaurant,
Accommodation at TAMBOHO HOTEL (3*) or CARLTON HOTEL (5*) (B,D)

Day 11: DEPARTURE

You will be transferred to the airport for your return flight.

PACKAGE INCLUDES

• Ten’s night accommodation in middle range,3*, 5*hotels
• Three meals a day
• Transfers, ground transport (four wheel drive vehicles)
• Two (02) domestic flights
• All excursions mentioned on the itinerary
• Transfer by boat to Nosy Be
• Excursion to Lokobe, Nosy Komba and Tanikely
• Service of English speaking private tour guide
• Park entrance fees and park guide fees
• One bottle of mineral water per day
PACKAGE EXCLUDES

• International airfares to Madagascar
• Travel insurance and taxes
• Tips and gratuities
• Beverages
• Optional excursions
• Items of personal nature

This colorful Panther's Chameleon inhabits Madagascar's northern rainforest

he Crowned Lemur is confined in the dry and rain forested parks of the north

Leaf Chameleon is one the world tiniest reptile

The impressive Tsingy of Ankarana

Paddling a traditional out-rigger canoe to Lokobe Special Reserve