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Discover Nosy Be and National Parks of Madagascar

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 9 - 12 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 20 people
Destination(s): Madagascar  
Specialty Categories: National Parks   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: March - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 650 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2500 Euro (EUR)

Our hike in Amber Mountain National Park makes this tour greatly over the top with rare endemic birds, including the Amber mountain rock thrush, and the Crested Ibis among its 77 species, with 24 species of amphibian, and other animal like the stump-tailed brookesia minima measuring less than 2 cm. Then, the hike in Ankarana surpasses a fabulous overview of magnificent limestone pinnacles called Tsingy home of the crowned lemur and its awesome stalagmite and stalactites in caves. In Ankarana, there are 11 species of lemurs, 96 species of birds, 50 species of mollusks and 14 species of bats.

Our expedition in Nosy be increases its value being the country’s most popular location for visitors seeking beach relaxation, exploring its pristine beautiful marine reserve and its environ islets including Nosy Tanikely, and Nosy Komba. This is a mixture of the whole eco-tourism considered as a ‘Paradise on earth’ providing walks in search of its endemic fauna and flora not to mention the lemurs, chameleons, reptiles, geckos, and nesting marine turtles offering barefoot luxury, idyllic privacy, excellent service and a chance to truly unwind for diving and snorkeling at the vicinity of its untouched coral reefs.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Tana.
You will be welcomed by a member of our Team upon your arrival at Antananarivo Ivato International Airport before transferring you to your hotel in the city center for overnight at Louvre (Top) or Hotel Brajas or Chalet des Roses (high-midrange), in BB.

Day 2: Tana - Diego - Amber Mountain.
We fly from the capital to Antsiranana, a.k.a Diego Suarez, home of the second largest bay in the world. We directly make our way to the shores. A relaxing walk will lead you in the succession of three bays Known for their rugged beauty. Each bay has a unique landscape but all have in common the turquoise waters. We will get into Cape Miné with its guns and fortifications that authenticate the role of the former colonial army in the region. Settling at Nature Lodge (Top) or at Domaine de Fontanay or at Chez Monastere (Midrange), in BB.

Day 3: Amber Mountain - Diego.
We devote this morning visiting the park in search of various fauna and flora species. Located twenty kilometers from the port, the green Amber Mountain Park (a.k.a Montagne d’Ambre) is home to lemurs, sacred waterfalls and a lush vegetation. The Montagne d’Ambre is the first national park to be created in Madagascar. We will do a trek in the national park to see the different species of lemurs, the smallest and rarest chameleon in the world, and both sea and land turtles. Afterwards you will continue to Grand Cascade, a beautiful waterfall that pours into a natural swimming pool surrounded. After the visit, we head back to Diego for overnight at Overnight at Grand Hotel (top) or Allamanda or at Hotel Jardin Exotique (midrange) or Moramora in BB.

Day 4: Diego - Ankarana.
Morning departure by 4wd heading to Ankaranareserve , stop at Tsingy Rouge for half an hour visit , then continue to Ankarana , after lunch visit the park.Overnight at the hotel Iharana Bush Camp or at Ankarana lodge (top) or at the hotel Relais d’Ankarana (midrange) in BB.

Day 5: Ankarana.
We explore the morning visiting the park until noon time. Note that Ankarana harbors many species of lemurs such as the crowned lemurs, Sanford’s brown lemurs and different species of birds as well. Besides, it is mostly known for its limestone pinnacles known as the ‘Tsingy’. The local biological inventories reported 50 fauna species with 40 reptiles and 10 amphibians, 96 species of birds, 50 species of mollusks and a huge number of snails. 14 species of bats representing half of the bats of Madagascar live in the underground cave of Ankarana. Overnight at the hotel Iharana Bush Camp or at Ankarana lodge (top) or at the hotel Relais d’Ankarana (midrange).

Day 6: Ankarana - Ankify - Nosy Be.
Morning drive to Ankify and take the boat to Nosybe, Nosy Be is the apotheosis of tourism in Madagascar. The charm offered its beaches, vegetation, population and its sun, sea-bottom came together to found his fame. It is found that the term "Earthly Paradise" is best suited to describe this island of rare beauty. The temperature of this island is very pleasant and the sky is always bright to allow the full benefit of the sea Enjoy the fascinating spectacle offered by a sunset and melodious rustle of the ocean. There are tremendous choices on your charge that can be arranged from your hotel. In fact, two days set for day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel Belvedere (high-midrange) or at the hotel Palm Beach, (top) in BB.

Day 7-8: Nosy Be.
Nosy Be is the apotheosis of tourism in Madagascar. The charm offered its beaches, vegetation, population and its sun, sea-bottom came together to found his fame. It is found that the term "Earthly Paradise" is best suited to describe this island of rare beauty. The temperature of this island is very pleasant and the sky is always bright to allow the full benefit of the sea Enjoy the fascinating spectacle offered by a sunset and melodious rustle of the ocean. There are tremendous choices on your charge that can be arranged from your hotel. In fact, two days set for day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel Belvedere (midrange) or at the hotel Palm Beach, in BB.

Day 9: Nosy - Tana.
You will be transferred to the airport to take a flight heading back to Tana. Settle in your hotel Louvre (Top) or Hotel Brajas or at the Chalet des Roses (high-midrange), in BB.

Day 10: Fly Home.
You will be transferred to Antananarivo international airport for flight back home.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price per person
for Top Option for Midrange
1 Pax 2500€ 1650€
2 Pax 1350€ 950€
4 Pax 1250€ 850€
6 Pax 1200€ 800€
8 Pax 1150€ 700€
10Pax 1100€ 650€

Price Includes:
- Car with driver who speaks English or Tour guide and driver
- Fuel
- Driver and his accommodation
- Hotel in BB
- Picnic lunch at Nosy Tanikely
- Car insurance only
- Local guide (More than 6 Pax)
- All transfers.

Price Excludes:
- Tips
- All lunches/dinners not mentioned
- Drinks
- Internal flight (500 Euro per person )
- Other activities not mentioned.