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Day 1 : ARRIVE IN ANTANANARIVO

  • Meet your in-country representative at the airport before setting out on this unique Malagasy adventure.
  • Please be aware that your driver will be waiting for you at the International Arrival gate.
  • An airport sign with your name should be seen and you may have to look for a logo if the airport gets overcrowded. If you cannot locate your driver please remain calm and approach the Airport Welcome Service.
  •  An announcement intended for your driver can be broadcasted there, and this will then become the rally point. In the case of an emergency or you cannot locate your driver, the emergency contact details are on your documents and you should call the mentioned numbers before attempting to leave the airport. 
  • You will be given your welcome package including maps and more, then be transferred to your hotel.
  • Overnight at Colbert Hotel.

Day 2 : ANTANANARIVO – MAROANTSETRA – NOSY MANGABE

  • After breakfast, transfer to Airport and then fly to Maroantsetra; upon arrival transfer by boat over the Bay of Antongil to Nosy Mangabe, an unhabited, forest-clad island famed for its populations of vaious lemurs (Black and white ruffed lemur, white-fronted lemur and at night, the bizarre Aye Aye) and reptiles, notably the Fringed gecko (Uroplatus fimbriatus), a master of camouflage with more teeth than any other amniote.
  • Day and night walks on Nosy Mangabe, where you stay overnight at the campsite, all meals and all equipment included.

Day 3 : NOSY MANGABE- MASOALA

  • Motorised boat transfer to the west side of the magical Masoala Peninsula, where you will stay overnight at Tampolo, all meals included. The boat ride takes about 2 3/4 hours. Guided walk into the rainforest, which holds a large variety of mammals (notably Red-ruffed lemur), birds including Helmet and Bernier\’s vangas, and reptiles such as the Panther chameleon.
  • At night, take a guided stroll along the shore to look for nocturnal wildlife such as Woolly and Mouse lemurs and Tenrecs.
  • Your guide will point out discrete spots where swimming and snorkelling is safe as the tiny coves are protected by magnificient coral reef formations. (Do not swim or snorkel elsewhere in the area).
  • Diner and Overnight at Masoala Forest Lodge or Similar.

 Day 4-5 : MASOALA  NATIONAL  PARK

  • You have the day to explore the naturalists’ treasure chest that is Masoala National Park, with your guides. Note that trails are steep and after rain can be muddy.
  • There are few places on earth as beautiful as Masoala, particularly where unbroken lowland rainforest extends right down to the aquamarine to indigo waters of Antongil Bay.
  • Diner and Overnight at Masoala Forest Lodge or Similar.

Day 6 : MASOALA  -MAROANTSETRA – ANTANANARIVO & DEPARTURE

  • This morning we will take the boat back to Maroantsetra to connect with our internal flight back to Antananarivo.
  • Arrival in Antananarivo, we will then enjoy an afternoon guided walking tour of the old city, learning about the country’s royal history at the Rova palace complex and enjoying a view out across the city.
  • In the evening,  you will a enjoy farewelll dinner as you say goodbye and then transfer to Airport to check in your flight back home.

Price

Tour Price/Persons 02Pax 03Pax 04pax 06Pax
665€ pp 655€ pp 590€ pp 570€ pp
Single Supplement 240€
Included Not Included
  • Airport transfer.
  • Motor boat from Maroantsetra to Masoala and back to Maroantsetra
  • English speaking guide.
  • 05 Nights hotels with sharing rooms
  • Half board basis
  • Entrance to National Parks and sites visited as part of the itinerary
  • Tourist Tax
  • Gratuities (a small tip at time of service is customary)
  • Lunch
  • Beverages, alcoholic and non-alcoholic, including bottled water
  • Personal items such as telephone, fax, laundry, etc.
  • All items not specified in the itinerary
  • Entry visa
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Internal airfare with Air Madagascar

Prices are per person based on double or single occupancy (unless otherwise noted) and do not include international airfare to/from your destination or internal flights during the expedition. Internal flights are € 285 per person in 2018 and in in 2019. All prices and fares are quoted in Euro and subject to change. Contact us for more information.