Day 1: Tana
Arriving at Ivato international airport, clear customs and meet Ortour representative for transfer to the Hotel Chalet des Roses (midrange) or Tana Hotel (top) for overnight.
Day 2: Tana - Nosy Be
Take a flight to see the northern small island of the nation. Nosy be is a good place for its beautiful beaches, the nation’s capital of tourism attraction. Nosy Be is the high place of tourism in Madagascar. This island moored in the North-West of the Great Island off the coast of the bay of Ampasindava, remains the most visited place in the country. This haven of peace received many qualifications from visitors, to indicate its beauty but it seems that the term “paradise on earth” is best adapted to qualify the extremely rare beauty of this island, which means not easily seen from other part of the planet. The other terms, like the pearl of the Indian Ocean, does not completely manage to qualify it because it does not evoke the width of its splendor. Overnight at the hotel Sarimanok (midrange, top) or Andilana Beach (top).
Day 3: Visit the Reserve of Lokobe
Drive to the reserve Lokobe. The Complete Natural Reserve of Lokobe is located in the South East of the island of Nosy Be. Lokobe is one of the rare localities where the original forest of the Sambirano still exists. Lokobe will become soon a National Park. The forest of Sambirano essentially covers the reserve. It is the natural habitat of Eulemur macaco macaco, endemic lemur of Lokobe. In this forest, this species plays a very important part in the dissemination of the seeds encouraging the natural regeneration of the forest.17 birds thus have been inventoried like the Ipsidina madagascariensis and Asio madagascariensis, which constitute the most remarkable species. After the visit return to the hotel, Overnight at the hotel Sarimanok (midrange,top) or Andilana Beach (top).
Day 4: Excursion to Nosy Komba and Nosy Tanikely - Nosy Be
Take a boat and depart to Nosy Komba which is only a dozen kilometres from Nosy Be which is accessible by boat. In Nosy Komba, tourists are likely to enjoy close contact with the domesticated black and brown lemurs that gently jump onto your shoulders expecting to eat bananas. After visit continue to Nosy Tanikely, Nosytanikely constitutes an underwater reserve which offers a very suitable diving site. With just a mask and a tuba, one can start appreciating the parade of the thousands of species of fish starting from only some meter from the beach and see grouper, moonfish, swordfish, barracuda, parrots, lines, clown fishes, moray, turtles. These species grind around splendid corals, like a patrol. The marine reserve of Nosy Tanikely presents a broad sandy beach for snorkelling activities that most people love the clear water you can see an amazing variety of marine life, starfish, anemones, very coloured shape of fish, and lobsters. Picnic lunch under the shade of the green trees of the small island .Return Nosybe at around 3:30 pm, Overnight at the hotel Sarimanok (midrange,top) Nosybe hotel (top) or Andilana Beach (top).
Day 5: Nosy Be - Nosy Iranja - Nosy Be
The next day, still onboard going to the famous small island of Nosy Iranja. About two hours by boat from Nosybe, Nosy Iranja has paradisiacal islet, the most distant one. Its beaches are the site of the largest Green turtle nesting in Madagascar. This wonder of nature made up of two small islands is surely the two most beautiful islands amongst the Mitsio archipelago. Nosy Iranja absolutely combines the peace and the beauty of the natural tropical forest. In Nosy Iranja, the water is so clear that anyone manages to see from the surface which is the ideal place for the snorkelling with a mask and a tuba with a perfect visibility and without difficulty. Picnic lunch under the shade of the green trees of the small island. Return Nosybe at around 3:30 pm , Overnight at the hotel Sarimanok (midrange, top) Nosybe hotel (top) or Andilana Beach (top).
Day 6: Relax on the Beach
This day you can choose to relax or do other activities by yourself.
Overnight at the hotel Sarimanok (mid range, top) Nosybe hotel (top) or Andilana Beach (top).
Day 7: Nosy Be - Tana
After lunch, take a flight to get to Tana and fly home.
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