EXPLORE TOLIARA BREATHTAKING REEF

The warm waters of Indian Ocean abound in marine life, particularly the south-west coast of Madagascar which is protected by 250km reef which, offering immense blue lagoon, unspoiled white sand beaches and several coral islands. The south-west is for ideal for beach holiday, snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing... This 10 day diving trip allows you to dive in 2 best sites located in the south-west coast: IFATY and SALARY.

* Obtain your PADI scuba certification for 5 or 6 day dive.
* Some Hampback whales migrate from the Antartica towards Madagascar sea, they can be seen in the south-west from June to October.

This 10DAY DIVE IN TOLIARA BREATHTAKING REEF can be combined other dive sites in the southern,western,northern and north-eastern as time allows.

10DAY DIVE IN TOLIARA BREATHTAKING REEF (DTR10)

10DAYS/9NIGHTS
  • Accommodation on full board basis in double or twin rooms
  • Accommodation: Middle range or 3*hotels
  • 02 domestic flight: Antananarivo-Toliara(round trip)
  • Excluding international flights
  • Tips and gratuities are not included in the rates
  • Group size: max 10
  • Tour cost should be paid in EURO because the hotel tariffs and Malagasy money are based in Euro

ITINERARY:ANTANANARIVO-TOLIARA-IFATY-SALARY

ANTANANARIVO-SOUTH-WEST

02 domestic flights

Day 1: Arrival
Arrival, meet and greet at Ivato airport and transfer to the hotel located in Antananarivo capital city.
Dinner and overnight at TAMBOHO HOTEL (3*) or LE CHALET DES ROSES (2*)
Day 2: Fly to Toliara-Drive to Salary
After breakfast transfer to the Iato airport for our flight to Toliara. Upon arrival drive to Salary.
In the afternoon, on board on a motor boat and dive near the large Toliara Reef.
Accommodation on full board at MIKEA LODGE(3*)
Day 3: SALARY
Possibility of 2dives or and night dive.
Accommodation on full board at MIKEA LODGE(3*)
Day 4: SALARY
Possibility of 2dives or and night dive.
Accommodation on full board at MIKEA LODGE(3*)
Day 5: SALARY
Possibility of 2dives or and night dive.
Accommodation on full board at LA MIKEA LODGE(3*)
Day 6:Drive to IFATY
Early morning departure to Ifaty. Afternoon dive. Accommodation on full board at LA MIRA HOTEL(3*)
Day 7: IFATY
Possibility of 2dives or and night dive.
Accommodation on full board at LA MIRA HOTEL(3*)
Day 8: IFATY
Possibility of 2dives or and night dive.
Accommodation on full board at LA MIRA HOTEL(3*)
Day 9: Drive to Toliara and Fly back to Antananarivo
Early morning departure to Toliara, upon arrival transfer to Toliara airport for our return flight to Antananarivo.
Transfer to your hotel.You'll have a farewell dinner at Villa Vanille Restaurant.
Overnight at TAMBOHO HOTEL (3*) or LE CHALET DES ROSES (2*)
Day 10: Departure
You will be transferred to the airport for your return flight.

    PLEASE NOTE

    • In remote places like SALARY AND IFATY there is NO ELECTRICAL POWER.
      Generator runs only from 06PM to 10 PM and from 7AM to 9AM

    ACTIVITIES

    • One dive in Salary
    • One dive in Ifaty

    INCLUDED

    • Accommodation:8nights in Good (3*) or Middle range
    • Meals: 3meals a day
    • One(01) domestic flight
    • Transfers and ground transport
    • One(01) dive in Salary and one(01) dive in Ifaty fees
    • One mineral water each day

    EXCLUDED

    • International airfare to Madagascar
    • Travel insurance and taxes
    • Passport and visa fees
    • Beverages
    • Tips and gratuities
    • Diving fees
    • Other expenses of personal nature
    • Luggage handling fee at the hotels

    OTHER DIVE SITES

    • Madagascar has about 5000km of unspoilet beaches,coral islands and marine reserves which offers you a diverse diving sites.
    • The south-west coat which is protected by a large reef, offers the best site for snorkelling and diving,with its immense blue lagoons with more than 400 fish species, such as Ifaty, Nosy Ve, Itampolo...
    • You can as well view the migration on the Hampback.
    • There are several interesting diving sites in the northern region such as Nosy Mitsio, Nosy Sakatia and in Nosy Tanikely Marine Reserve you can encounter some Sea Turtles.

The south-west coast gets more than 350 days of sunshine all year round

Salary is one of the best site for snorkelling

You can use wheteher a motor boat or a traditional outrigger canoe to reach the reef

Salary reef with blue turquoise lagoon offers you the best site for diving and snorkelling

Mikea lodge welcomes divers who want to experience the best diving site preserved from mass tourism