Day1 : Antananarivo – Andasibe (140 km – 3 hours drive) including the visit Peyreiras on the way and night walk.
After breakfast, meet our team and drive to Andasibe. On the way, after 72 km drive you will be in Marozevo village, visit the reptile’s reserve called Peyrieras to see all the species of chameleons in this country, red frogs,butterfly, and snake. Arrive 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 on B&B or similar
Day 2: Visit Analamazaotra NP in the morning and then drive until Manambato. Speed boat to Ankanin’ny Nofy
Meet your local guide to make briefing for the visit of Analamazaotra National Park. Days to explore 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 2 to 5 hours walk.
From there the boat will take you to Akanin’ny Nofy (The home of dreams). Overnight at Palmarium on B&B or similar
Day 3: Visit Palmarium reserve then transfer by boat to Tamatave (3hours)
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. After you will have the transfer by boat to Tamatave. Our driver will pick you upon arrival at the dock and transfer you To Mahambo Overnight at La Pirogue on B&B or similar
Day 4: Mahambo to Manompana 150km
After breakfast, start to drive to Vohimarina passing by soan`ieran`Ivongo, and crossing the first 3 bridges, it is so exotic and such adventure. Overnight in local Hotel
Day 5: Manompana to Mananara
Continuation of the adventure, you will pass different village typical east. Upon arrival you will able to opt visit to closest park Overnight at Chez Roger
Day 6: Mananara – Maroantsetra
After a visit around, continuation of the drive to Maroantsetra, overnight at Coco Lodge or similar
Day 7: Maroantsetra-Masoala
Boat transfer to Ambodiforaha (Ecolodge), 1:30. Walk in Rainforest and u will see the red Vari and, snorkel in the marine reserve. Visit a village community, see vanilla cultures, visit the local school and watch local dances. Nightlife: Lepilemur, lemur, Avahi catered. Overnight at Ecole lodge Chez Arol
Day 8: Transfer by boat to Maroantsetra
Visit tombs of Betsimisaraka and see one of the smallest chameleons on the island. Also you will see a lot of endemic Maki’s frogs and other cameleon’s. Overnight camping or back before 15h and sleep in in a B&B hotel in Maroantsetra
Day 9: Flight back Maroantsetra – Tana
After breakfast you will go back to Maroantsetra in 30 minutes, and a taxi to the airport for your flight back to Tana.
End of our services!
- 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 (Peyreiras, Analamazaotra, Mitsinjo or VOIMA, Palmarium, Masoala)
- Full board during the Masoala expedition day7+8
- 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