Upon arrival at the international airport Ivato, clear customs and meet Ortour representative for transfer to Louvre hotel (Top) or at the hotel Chalet de Roses (high-midrange),) or Hotel Tripolitsa (High-midrange) in BB.
Antananarivo – Andasibe
Our destination for today is Andasibe, owning a good reputation due to its wealth in biodiversity, a place where tourists are expected to see the biggest lemur known as the Indri Indri. Andasibe is a rainforest area covered of 810 hectare; the national park of Analamazaotra often referred to Périnet is the best place to see the Indri Indri. In the afternoon, visit the Vakona reserve where four species of day lemurs including the black and white ruffed-lemur, the browns, ring-tails, the dancing sifakas and the modest eastern bamboo lemur, would be ready for photo-up. You’d be enjoying the unforgettable fun time spent at this so-called ‘lemurs island. Another option ,it is possible the to visit park managed by villagers (VOI) for wild lemurs spot : fury eared dwarf lemurs , goodman’s mouse lemur , amphibians , chameleons and birds inhabit the area surrounded by huge variety of rare plam trees and orchids..Overnight in: Top Hotel: at Andasibe Hotel or in Mid-range Hotel: at the hotel Feon’ny Ala or Grace Lodge in BB.
Visit at Analamazaotra reserve
We devote the morning in hope to spot other animals and of course in search of the biggest lemur called Indri Indri. In fact, the park of Andasibe accommodates a great deal of animals since 108 species of birds are recorded, some of which play a role in the survival of plants. We can also find 14 species of lemurs, 51 species of reptiles and 84 species of amphibians.
Overnight in: Top Hotel: at Andasibe Hotel or in Mid-range Hotel: Feon’ny Ala or Grace Lodge in BB.
Andasibe – Manambato – Palmarium
This morning, we leave Andasibe and drive to Palmarium, passing by Manambato where we will take a boat going to Ankanin’ny Nofy crossing by the two lakes Rasoabe and Rasoamasay and the pangalane channel, the edge of this channel is often bordered by typical lush vegetation which characterizes the eastern part of Madagascar. . Ankanin’ny Nofy is a beautiful relaxing place, with its lovely lakeside full of vegetation. This luxuriant vegetation, the Palmarium is more than a relaxing place since you can visit the small private reserve where lemurs and Aye- Aye are easy to find. The Palmarium is located on a peninsula of more than 30 hectares on the Ampitabe Lake.
Overnight at Palmarium bungalow (high-midrange).
Palmarium – Toamasina – Mahambo
In the morning, leave Ankanin’nyNofy and take a boat to go back to Manambato and drive to Mahambo pass by Toamasina. Mahambo is a coastal village which is 84 km north of Toamasina; it is very notable for its beautiful beach (it is safe for swimming) and for its striding vegetation, rich of seafood.
Overnight at Hotel La Pirogue (high -midrange).
Mahambo – Sainte-Marie
After breakfast, enjoy a fast morning motor boat transfer from Mahambo going to our destination Sainte Marie Island, a small paradise of beach and a good place to see whales.
Overnight at Maningory Hotel (high-midrange), at the Hotel Soanambo (top), and at the Hotel Princesses Bora (top)
Sainte-Marie – Antananarivo
Transfer to the airport and fly back to Tana.
Overnight at Louvre hotel (Top) or at the hotel Chalet des Roses (high-midrange) or Hotel Tripolitsa (high-midrange), in BB.
Rates & conditions
|Participants||Price per person for Top Option||Price per person for Midrange Option|
A car with a driver who speaks English or a Tour guide and a driver
Boat (Manambato – Palmarium – Manambato / Mahambo – Sainte Marie)
Note : for the luxury hotels which are not mentioned above , the difference must be applied).
Driver and his accommodation
Hotel in BB for Midrange
Hotel in HB in Sainte Marie for Top Option
Park entrance fees