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Duration : 6 days / 5 nights

Type of service : hotel with breakfast

Number of people : from one person

Accommodation : hotel top or midrange

Vehicle type : 4WD

Language of the driver / guide : English, French, Malagasy

Period : January to December

Price : from 540 Euros per person

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS : Maroantsetra,  the national park of Masoala, the reserve of Nosy Mangabe.

  • Detailed Itinerary

  • Price and Condition

Day 1: TANA

While arriving at Ivato international airport in Antananarivo (Tana for short), meet Ortour representative, and then transfer to your hotel for check-in .Overnight at the hotel du Louvre (Top) or Chalet des Roses or Hotel Tripolitsa (high-midrange), in BB.

Day 2: TANA -MAROANTSERA- NOSY MANGA BE

Transfer to the airport and take the flight to Maroantsetra, upon arrival leave Maroantsetra by 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 on 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, as well as other rare species like the Aye-Aye. Overnight in Camping in full-board.

Day 3: NOSY MANGA BE-MASOALA

Depart 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 parcels 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.

Day 4: 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 Dounias Lodge (top) in FB

Day 5: MASOALA -MAROANTSETRA-TANA

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.

Day 6:TANA-FLY HOME

Transfer to the airport and fly home.

Participants Price per person for Top Option Price per person for Midrange Option
1 Pax 1000 € 900 €
2Pax 850 € 750 €
4 Pax 700 € 680 €
6 Pax 620 € 560 €
8 Pax 590 € 550 €
10 Pax 580 € 540 €

Included:
Car with driver who speaks English or Tour guide and driver
Fuel
Driver and his accommodation
Hotel in BB
Hotel in FB in Masoala
Boat
Full board during the Camping
Car insurance only
Local guide
Excluded:
Tips
All lunches/dinners not mentioned
Drinks
Internal flight (www.tsaradia.com)
Other activities not mentioned.