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Mada Northern Safari

DAY 1(15 November): TANA (ARRIVAL)

On arrival in Antananarivo, you will be met by a member of our team who will welcome and transfer you to your hotel in your private vehicle. Overnight: Chalet des Roses

DAY 2(16 November): TANA – ANDASIBE

This morning, breakfast and then set off towards Andasibe. Along the journey, you will enjoy various sceneries from highlands to rice fields and small cluttered traditional villages mostly perched on hill sides. The road is steep and winding; with lush vegetation until you reach Andasibe, home of the Indri, the biggest lemur in Madagascar. Upon arrival, visit the Vakona reserve harboring five species of lemurs such as, the black-and-white ruffed lemur, the eastern bamboo lemur, the ring-tails, the browns and the dancing diademed sifaka. You will have fun during your visit here since lots of dance performances, photo-ops and a close encounter with the lemurs will fill your day. And then, back to the car taking you to your hotel. Overnight: grace lodge Hotel

DAY 3(17 November): ANDASIBE – TANA

We set off for a morning visit at Analamazoatra reserve, home of the biggest lemur, ‘Indri’. Besides, this reserve certainly grants lots of photo opportunities seeing various animals, birds, and reptiles like the Parson chameleon, the tiny ground chameleon, and other species of lemurs. Safari night walk (as extra) in search of night active animals including mouse lemurs, fat-tailed dwarf lemurs, eastern wooly lemurs, smallest chameleons, and so forth. After the visit drive back to Tana Overnight: Chalet des Roses

 

DAY 4(18 November): TANA – AMBER MOUNTAIN (06:00 – 7:55)          

Transfer to the airport to take a flight going to Diego. Arriving in Diego, depart to Amber Mountain national park. Overnight: Nature Lodge

DAY 5(19 November): AMBER MOUNTAIN VISIT – ANKARANA 

We devote the morning exploring the forest in search of endemic animals. The tiny ground chameleons known as Brookesia minima, Amber mountain rock thrush, Ring tailed mangoose, Crowned lemur,Sanfords brown lemurs,beautiful waterfalls, orchids, and so many more are among the interests of today’s hike. After the visit, drive to Ankarana reserve passing by Diego. Overnight: Ankarana Lodge

DAY 6(20 November): ANKARANA VISIT

We have full day visiting the reserve of Ankarana. This reserve is famous for its limestone pinnacles, bat caves where stalagmite and stalactites abound, following the rocky track when criss-crossing the reserve. Besides, there are many birds nesting in this reserve including the crested coua, Sickle billed vanga, Madagascar buttonquail and many more. Also, common browns, mouse lemurs and other species dwell in this reserve. Overnight: Ankarana Lodge

DAY 7(21 November): ANKARANA – NOSY BE

After breakfast, we depart to Nosy be passing by Ankify where we shall take a fast motor boat transferring us to Nosy be. Nosy be is internationally famous for its beautiful beaches, a good place for diving and other activities. Overnight: Belvedere

DAY 8(22 November): NOSY BE

The whole day is yours at leisure. However, there are many activities that can be arranged from your hotel. Among which, a visit at Nosy Tanikely, a good place for snorkeling, and stop by the lighthouse near which there are flocks of bats and birds. Overnight: Belvedere

DAY 9(23 November): NOSY BE

Also, another day set at leisure. You can arrange activities visiting the surrounding islets nearby including the Nosy Komba, home of the black lemur. At this place, a village walk is possible as well. Overnight: Belvedere

DAY 10(24 November): NOSY BE – TANA (11:10 – 11:45)

You will be transferred to the airport taking you back to Tana. Upon arrival, you will be picked up and then transferred to your hotel: Overnight: Chalet des Roses

DAY 11(25 November): DEPARTURE BACK HOME

We have a city tour visiting the capital including its busiest area where the famous Zoma market is, with lots of foreign visitors, and then drive to the upper town visiting the old queen palace, the catholic cathedral, the lake Anosy before taking you to Digue, the shopping center for souvenirs where you can find products made from raffia, woodcarvings, semi-precious stones, and so forth. After the city tour, transfer to the airport to catch a flight taking you back home.

Inclusions:

Car with driver who speaks English or Tour guide and driver
Fuel
Driver and his accommodation
Hotel in BB
Entrance fees in the parks
Boat transfer
Car insurance only
All transfers

 

Exclusions:

 

Tips
Local guide
Meals (Breakfast – lunch – dinner)
Drinks
Internal flight

Other activities not mentioned

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