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MadagascarDiego and Nosy Be

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Begin your active Madagascar adventure in bustling Antananarivo. After a restful night, set off towards the Bays of Antsiranana. Spend your days soaking up the sun at white sand beaches, snorkeling among vibrant underwater worlds and hiking to stunning waterfalls. Discover well-known sites such as the Amber Mountain National Park, the wondrous Tsingys of Ankarana, the diving paradise of Nosy Tanik...

Begin your active Madagascar adventure in bustling Antananarivo. After a restful night, set off towards the Bays of Antsiranana. Spend your days soaking up the sun at white sand beaches, snorkeling among vibrant underwater worlds and hiking to stunning waterfalls. Discover well-known sites such as the Amber Mountain National Park, the wondrous Tsingys of Ankarana, the diving paradise of Nosy Tanikely, volcanic island of Nosy Komba and Lokobe natural reserve. After so much action, you'll certainly enjoy a mellow finish at the peaceful seaside of Nosy be.

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Trip highlights
  • Island
    Island
  • Volcano
    Volcano
  • Sailing activities
    Sailing activities
  • Relax
    Relax
  • Nature observation
    Nature observation

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Day 1: Welcome to Madagascar!

Arrival in Antananarivo...

You will be welcomed at IVATO international airport by our representative

• Transfer you to the hotel (15min)

• If time allows, we will give you a neat and tidy briefing of your trip

• Nothing planned for tonight, so relax after your journey

Meals : Breakfast and Dinner

Visited:
Antananarivo
Accommodation
Relais des Plateaux (Antananarivo)

Day 2: Three bays of Antsiranana

• Depart for an adventure in the North of the island

• Transfer to IVATO international airport and catch a flight to Diego Suarez (2h)

• If time allows, check out the three bays of Antsiranana, each offering magnificent beaches

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Visited:
Antananarivo, Diego SuarezRamena
Accommodation
Allamanda (Diego Suarez)

Day 3: Sea Safari on the Emerald Sea

• Set off on a full day excursion on the Emerald Sea

• Dive in for some snorkeling or scuba diving

• Enjoy a picnic lunch before heading back to your hotel

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Visited:
Diego Suarez
Accommodation
Allamanda (Diego Suarez)

Day 4: Crowned lemurs and waterfalls

• Today, drive to Amber Mountain (1h)

• Go for a 2 hour waterfall hike in the Amber Mountain park

• Observe the famous crowned lemurs in their natural habitat

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Visited:
Diego Suarez
Accommodation
Nature Lodge (Diego Suarez)

Day 5: Red Tsingy & ​Ankarana

• After breakfast, drive to Ankarana (3h)

• On the way, you will visit the Red Tsingy, a stunning geological formation

• Check-in to your hotel and spend the rest of the night at leisure

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Visited:
, Ankarana
Accommodation
Ankarana Lodge (Ankarana)

Day 6: Hiking Tsingy of Ankarana National Park

Hike along a thick network of faults, underground caves and lake (3h)

Observe various species of animals and plants in their natural habitat

• Enjoy a picnic lunch in the reserve

Return to your hotel to refresh and a well deserved meal

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Visited:
Ankarana
Accommodation
Ankarana Lodge (Ankarana)

Day 7: The Island of scents

Depart to Ankify (3h) passing through the town of Ambanja and Ambilobe cocoa plantation

• Board a boat to Nosy Be, Madagascar’s first tourist destination (45min)

• Warm locals, natural charm of its sites, the aromas and the colors provide us numerous excursions, activities and discoveries

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Visited:
AnkaranaAnkify, Nosy Be
Accommodation
Night at Hotel Gerard et Francine (Nosy Be)

Day 8: Nosy Be and its surrounding islands

Drive to Ambatoloaka port where you will take the boat to the surrounding islands

• Go for an excursion to Nosy Komba, a volcanic Island known for its black lemurs

• Continue to Nosy Tanikely, a great diving & snorkeling site

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Nosy Be
Accommodation
Vanila Hotel & Spa (Nosy Be)

Day 9: The Lokobe Natural Reserve

• Discover the natural and integral reserve of Lokobe

• Go for a hike in the only remaining forest on the island

• Come face to face with the famous black lemurs called "Eulemur macaco"

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Nosy BeLokobe
Accommodation
Night at Hotel Gerard et Francine (Nosy Be)

Days 10 to 11: Days at leisure

• Enjoy two free days on your own

• Soak up the sun at the beautiful beach of Nosy Be

• For those seeking a more action packed day, we're happy to offer great recommendations for optional activities

Meals : Breakfast and Dinner

Visited:
Nosy Be
Accommodation
Anjiamarango Beach Resort (Nosy Be)

Day 12: Back to the capital

• According to your flight schedule, transfer to the airport of Nosy Be

• Rested and rejuvenated, Catch your flight to Antananarivo (1h30)

• Upon arrival, you will be picked up and brought to the hotel

Meals : Breakfast and Dinner

Accommodation
Ny Andrin'ny Soa (Antananarivo)

Day 13: Visit of Ambohimanga

• In the morning, go to Ambohimanga, the cradle of the Merina monarchy (45min)

• After that, you will join a city tour to discover the history of the city

Visit the craft market for some souvenir shopping

Meals : Breakfast and Dinner

Accommodation
Ny Andrin'ny Soa (Antananarivo)

Day 14: Departure day!

• According to your flight’s schedule, transfer to IVATO International Airport

• With our gratitude, we will say “Thank you” and hopefully we shall meet again soon in Madagascar!

Safe travels!

Visited:
Antananarivo

AntananarivoDiego SuarezRamenaAnkaranaAnkifyNosy BeLokobeAntananarivoAmbohimanga

Price details

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The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

SeasonPrice Per Adult
Average trip price
All year round $3,210

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  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
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  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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