While arriving at Ivato international airport in Antananarivo, meet Ortour representative, and then transfer to your hotel for check-in and overnight at the hotel du Louvre (Top) or Chalet des Roses (high-midrange),Hotel Tripolitsa (high-midrange), in BB.
Antananarivo – Maroantsetra – Nosy Mangabe
Transfer to the airport and take the flight to Maroantsetra, upon arrival take the boat to Nosy Mangabe Special Reserve, a small island (520 ha) covered in humid thick forest. Despite this island’s remote natural beauty, four lemur species (black and white ruffled lemur, brown lemur, aye aye, mouse lemur), two of which are nocturnal, can be found in Nosy Mangabe. This is one of the places where you can find the Uroplatus, a well camouflaged gecko species and other bizarrely looking lizard. Nosy Mangabe also shelters the world’s smallest chameleon, the tiny Brookesia and more.
Overnight in Camping in full-board.
Nosy Mangabe – Masoala
Morning departure in a fast motor boat going to Masoala National park around 2 hours ride. Masoala is actually a complex of protected areas of 240,520 ha. It has four terrestrial and three marine parcels. It is classified among the world natural heritage sites of the Atsinanana forests. The Masoala complex, the Masoala Park and the special reserve of Nosy Mangabe are the biggest protected areas of Madagascar. We can find islets of the forests or rocks, coral reefs, narrow strips of mangrove forest. Masoala are among the richest regions on biodiversity. We can find 50% of species of the plants of Madagascar and more than 50% of the species of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles recorded here.
Overnight at Chez Arol Lodge or at the hotel Tampolo Lodge (midrange) or at the hotel Dounia Lodge (top) in FB.
Visit Masoala Park
A full day visit at the park in search of local endemic fauna and flora. There are 102 species of birds; more than 60% are endemic. Among the ten species of lemurs of the park, four are part of the category of the primates considered as the most threatened. Among the carnivores, Masoala is the only place where the Brown-tailed mongoose has been observed since the 1970. This species is the least known of the Malagasy carnivores. The Humpback whale, the big dolphin and the belly pink dolphin make their home in Masoala peninsula. Reptiles, batrachians, and marine turtles can be found there as well. Overnight at Chez Arol Lodge or at the hotel Tampolo Lodge (midrange) or at the hotel Dounia Lodge (top) in FB
Masoala – Maroantsetra – Antananarivo
After breakfast, take the boat back to Maroantsetra. And then, we transfer you to the airport to take a flight back to Tana.
Overnight at the hotel du Louvre (Top) or Chalet des Roses (high-midrange), Hotel Tripolitsa (high-midrange), in BB.
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