13 DAY WILDLIFE WATCHING

This 13 DAY WILDLIFE WATCHING is designed after a selection of the four best sites,which allows you to discover the real Madagascar wilderness and to have a wildlife close up view.

13DAY WILDLIFE WATCHING(WW13)

13DAYS/12NIGHTS
  • Accommodation on full board basis in double or twin rooms
  • Accommodation:3* or 4*hotels and Middle range
  • 02 domestic flights: Antananarivo- Mahajanga and Antseranana-Antananarivo
  • 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-MAHAJANGA-ANKARAFANTSIKA-ANTSOHIHY-ANKARANA-MONTAGNE D'AMBRE-ANTSERANANA-ANDASIBE-MANTADIA

NORTH-WEST/NORTH-EAST/EAST

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 CARLTON HOTEL(4*) or TAMBOHO HOTEL(3*)
Day 2: Fly to Mahajanga-Drive to Ankarafantsika
After breakfast we will be transferred to the airport for our flight to Mahajanga.Upon arrival we'll take barge down Lake Ravelobe(Ankarafantsika NP), and scan some birds such the rare Madagascar Fish Eagle, Madagascar Jicana...
We'll have a night walk in search of the indigenous Ravelobe Mouse Lemur, Grey Mouse Lemur,Fat-Tailed Dwarf Lemur, some chameleons...
Accommodation on full board at Ankarafantsika ecolodge(basic)
Day 3:Ankarafantsika National Park
We'll have a full day exploration of Ankarafantsika National Park, which consists of dry deciduous forest which is home of several lemur and bird species, such as Coquerel's Sifaka, Mongoose Lemur, Ravelobe Mouse Lemur, Rufous Vanga, White Breasted Mesite... This park is rich in Bird species including Vandam's Vanga, White Breasted Mesites, Schlegel'd Asity, Sickle Billed Vanga.
Accommodation on full board at Ankarafantsika ecolodge
Day 4: Ankarafantsika National Park
Morning visit of the park to look for Milne Edward's Sportive Lemur, Western Wolly Lemur and Reptiles such Rhino Chameleon,s Full day visit of the park in search of the native Schlegel’s Asity, Vandam’s Vanga, White Breasted Mesite, Red Capped Coua, Rufous Vanga, Coquerel’s Coua…
Drive back to Mahajanga in the afternoon,and transfer to the hotel.
Accommodation on full board at Ankarafantsika ecolodge
Day 5:Drive Antsohihy
After btrakfast drive to Antsohihy.
Accommodation on full board at BELLE VUE HOTEL(3*)
Day 6:Drive to ANKARANA
Depart in the morning for our journey Ankarabna, particularly to Mahamasina, the eastern part of Ankarana Special Reserve. The Tsingy with its unusual geological structure is unique on earth and it is the result of the eroded karst mountain range which is a remnant of a coral reef system laid down 250 million years ago.
Accommodation on full board at ANKARANA LODGE(basic)
Day 7: ANKARANA SPECIAL RESERVE
Full day exploration of the park, while we visit Tsingy Rary and its rope bridge. We will search for Crowned Lemur, Sanford's Brown Lemur and Ankarana Sportive Lemur .
Accommodation on full board at ANKARANA LODGE
Day 8: Drive to Montagne d'Ambre National Park
Depart early in the morning to Montagned'Ambre National Park and explore this lush rainforest which inhabits 7 lemur species, including the crowned 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 host one the tiniest chameleon Brookesia minina (Stumped tailed chameleon) and Mossy Leaf-Tailed Gecko.
Accommodation on full board at Nature Lodge or Domaine de Fontenay.
Day 9: Drive to Antseranana and Fly to Antananarivo
After an early morning breakfast, you willbe transferred to the airport for your to Antananarivo.Upon arrival transfer to the hotel.
Accommodation on full board at CARLTON HOTEL(4*) or TAMBOHO HOTEL(3*)
Day 10: Perinet Special Reserve
Full day visit of Perinet Special Reserve .
Accommodation on full board at VAKONA FOREST LODGE (3*) or INDRI LODGE (2*)
Day 11: Mantadia national park
Full day visit of Mantadia National Park which is home Indri, Black and White Ruffed Lemur, Red Bellied Lemur and several
endemic birds such as Blue Coua,Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher the 3 species of Ground Rollers …
Accommodation on full board at VAKONA FOREST LODGE (3*) or INDRI LODGE (2*)
Day 12: Drive back to Antananarivo
Tracking back to Antananarivo, and have a stop at Pereyras reptile farm to see various colorful chameleons, Stump Tailed chameleon
(Brookesia), Leaf-Tailed Gecko, tiny tree frogs, snakes, fruit bats, tenrecs …
Accommodation on full board at VAKONA FOREST LODGE (3*) or INDRI LODGE (2*)
Day 13: Departure
You will be transferred to the airport for your return flight.

    PLEASE NOTE

    • In remote places like ANKARAFANTSIKA and ANKARANA there is NO ELECTRICAL POWER.
      Generator runs only from 06PM to 10 PM and from 7AM to 9AM
    • Madagascar is a French speaking country, an English speaking tour guide is recommended if you don’t speak French

    ACTIVITIES

    • Visit of Ankarafantsika National Park
    • Visit of Ankarana Special Reserve
    • Visit of Montagne d'Ambre National Park
    • Visit of Perinet Special Reserve and Mantadia National Park
    • Pereyras Reptile farm

    INCLUDED

    • Accommodation:12nights in Good or Middle range
    • Meals: 3meals a day
    • Two(0é) domestic flights
    • Transfers and ground transport
    • All excursions mentioned above and entrance park fees
    • Service of English speaking guide throughout the tour
    • Service of all park guides for above mentioned reserves
    • Luggage handling at airports
    • One mineral water each day

    EXCLUDED

    • International airfare to Madagascar
    • Travel insurance and taxes
    • Passport and visa fees
    • Beverages
    • Tips and gratuities
    • Optional excursions
    • Luggage handling fee at the hotels

Lesser Plated Lizard inhabits the dry west

Ciphostema features with odd shape

The Crowned Lemurs are confined in the northern dry forest and rainforest

Acrea Ranavalona one of Madagascar endemic butterfly

This Satanic Leaf-Tailed Gecko is one the well camouflaged creature