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13DAY WILDLIFE WATCHING
This 13 Day Wildlife Watching is designed after a selection of the best sites which boasts diverse animal species from diverse regions of Madagascar. It takes you to the real heart of nature and allow you to have a close up of the animals in their natural habitats.
After encountering the fascinating wildlife of eastern and north-western regions which inhabit several species of lemurs, chameleons, birds, geckos. Then, you will explore the highlights of the northern tip of the island such as the spectacular sharp limestone pinnacles of Tsingy of Ankarana and its unique wildlife and rich succulent plant species.
Madagascar has a wide range of biodiversity distributed throughout the island,each species is related to a specific region,habitat and climate.
So let us know the duration of your trip, we will design for you the best tour.
The wildlife watching tour can be featured from 6days to 26 days.
Arrival, meet and greet at Ivato airport and transfer to the hotel located in Antananarivo capital city.
Dinner and overnight at ASIA AFRICA HOTEL(4*) or CARLTON HOTEL(5*) (Breakfast,Dinner)
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 at ANKARAFANTSIKA ECOLODGE(basic) or similar hotel (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)
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 at ANKARAFANTSIKA ECOLODGE or similar hotel(B,L,D)
Day 4:Drive Antsohihy
After btrakfast drive to Antsohihy.
Accommodation at BELLE VUE HOTEL(3*)(B,L,D)
Day 5: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 at ANKARANA LODGE(basic)(B,L,D)
Day 6: 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 at ANKARANA LODGE (B,L,D)
Day 7: 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 at Nature Lodge (3*) or Domaine de Fontenay (3*) (B,L,D).
Day 8: Drive to Antseranana(Diego-Suarez)
After breakfast, depart to Antseranana capital city of the north, and settle to our hotel.Afternoon drive to Ramena Nofy beach.
Accommodation at GRAND HOTEL (3*)(B,L,D)
Day 9: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 at ASIA AFRICA HOTEL or CARLTON HOTEL (B,L,D)
Day 10: Perinet Special Reserve
Full day visit of Perinet Special Reserve .
Accommodation at VAKONA FOREST LODGE (3*) or INDRI LODGE (2*) (B,L,D)
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 at VAKONA FOREST LODGE or INDRI LODGE (B,L,D)
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 at VAKONA FOREST LODGE (3*) or INDRI LODGE (B,L,D)
Day 13: Departure
You will be transferred to the airport for your return flight.(B)
• Twelve‘s night accommodation in full board 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
• Service of English speaking private tour guide
• Park entrance fees and park guide fees
• One bottle of mineral water per day
• International airfares to Madagascar
• Travel insurance and taxes
• Tips and gratuities
• Optional excursions
• Items of personal nature