During the east tour you will see a lot of nature, rain forest, and endemic species such as lemurs and reptiles. Starting from the capital Antananarivo you will drive eastward to the national park Andasibe. In addition you always can continue your trip to the beautiful island of Sainte-Marie or other places.
Day 1: Arrival in Antananarivo with International flight
Arrival from your international flight. After all formalities, local currency changes; we will transfer to your Hotel: Overnight at Meva Guesthouse or Ecole Lodge Antananarivo.
Day 2: Antananarivo – Andasibe (130 km)
After breakfast, drive to Andasibe. On the way, after 72 km drive you will be in Marozevo village, visit at a private reserve of amphibians and reptiles called Peyrieras to see all the species of chameleons in this country, red frogs, butterfly, and snake. Arrival in Andasibe. Before your dinner, bring your flashlight for the night walk to see the animal active at night like frogs, mouse lemur and other creatures. Overnight at Grace lodge.
Day 3: Visit of Andasibe National Park
Exploration of the flora and fauna of the park and to find the biggest lemur in this area called Indri-Indri and listen to the special sounds he makes. The visit takes between 3 to 4 hours walk. In the afternoon, visit the island of lemurs of Vakona reserve, crossing a small river with canoe and you will be able to see more lemur species up close, like brown lemurs, bamboo lemurs. Overnight at Grace lodge.
Day 4: Andasibe – Manambato (127km)
In the morning we say goodbye to the Indri Indri and drive for 3 hours to Manambato. From there the boat will depart to bring you to Akanin’ny nofy (The home of dreams). A scenic cruise along the Pangalanes Canal. Through great lakes with beautiful green landscapes, sandy beaches and remote villages. The Pangalanes is a chain of natural and man-made lakes connected by canals that runs parallel to the east coast.
Overnight at Palmarium.
Day 5: Visit Palmarium reserve
Visit the Palmarium Reserve, to explore this close-by forest to see all the animals living around here. Apart from the lemurs, in this 60ha Park, we can also see orchids, palm trees, Ravinala (the emblem of Madagascar Air Company), endemic frogs and reptiles…
Besides that you will enjoy watching all the fishermen and women using the river for their daily life activities. Overnight at Palmarium.
Day 6: Palmarium – Tana. (2hrs boat + 280km)
In morning breakfast in your hotel, transfer by boat to Manambato then start drive back to Tana. Overnight at Meva Guesthouse or Ecole Lodge Antananarivo
- Double room on mentioned hotel or similar with breakfast,
- All transfers, ferry boat
- 4WD car +fuel and the driver (speaking reasonable English) + his indemnities for all the tour
- All park entry fees and local tour guide
- Full board on mentioned places if applicable
- Car insurances, Taxes, our commissions
- International flights, domestic flights
- VISA which is 30 euro and you can obtain it up on arrival
- Personal spending, drinks, dinner and lunches (except in places mentioned half or full board)
- Whale watching, nautical activities in Ste Marie
- Gratuities for the local team